NJPW The New Beginning In Osaka 2020 Results

NJPW The New Beginning In Osaka 2020 Results
Osaka Jo Hall
Osaka, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Ryusuke Taguchi, and Toa Henare vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, and Yuji Nagata in a 8-Man Tag Team Match

Taguchi and Nakanishi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Nakanishi backs Taguchi into the turnbuckle pad. The referee calls for a clean break. Nakanishi drops Taguchi with a knife edge chop. Nakanishi whips Taguchi across the ring. Taguchi with a leaping hip attack. Nakanishi responds with a double sledge. Nakanishi tags in Tenzan. Knife Edge/Mongolian Chop Combination. Double Shoulder Tackle. Nakanishi with a Running Splash on the back of Taguchi. Nagat and Henare are tagged in. Forearm Exchange. Henare delivers a gut punch. Nagata reverses out of the irish whip from Henare. Henare side steps The Big Boot. Henare with a Flying Shoulder Tackle. Henare stomps on Nagata’s back. Henare mocks Nakanishi. Henare goes for The Argentine BackBreaker Rack, but Nagata counters with The Nagata Lock II. Honma breaks the submission hold.

Team Makabe is demolishing Nagata in the corner. Henare tags in Honma. Honma unloads three knife edge chops. Honma scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Honma applies a front face lock. Makabe tags himself in. Makabe with clubbing blows to Nagata’s back. Makabe is throwing forearms at Nagata. Makabe hammers down on the back of Nagata’s back. Nagata creates distance with The Exploder Suplex. Nagata tags in Nakanishi. Nakanishi clears the ring. Nakanishi with forearm shivers. Honma attacks Nakanishi from behind. Nakanishi is lighting up Honma and Makabe’s chest. Makabe goes for an irish whip, but Nakanishi stands still. Nakanishi clotheslines Makabe. Nakanishi plays to the crowd. Nakanishi with a Double Clothesline for a two count. Nakanishi gets Makabe trapped in The Argentine BackBreaker.

Taguchi repeatedly kicks Nakanishi in the gut. Kojima drops Taguchi with The Koji Cutter. Tenzan locks in The Anaconda Vice. Nagata follows that with Nagata Lock II. Kojima wraps this submission sequence with a Dragon Sleeper. Makabe rakes the eyes of Nakanishi. Collision in the center of the ring. Kojima and Honma are tagged in. Shoulder Block Exchange. Kojima kicks Honma in the gut. Kojima sends Honma to the corner. Machine Gun Chops. Kojima with a Flying Forearm Smash. Honma kicks Kojima in the gut. Honma bodyslams Kojima. Honma hits The Kokeshi HeadButt for a two count. Pier six brawl. Makabe with a Double Clothesline. Nakanishi clotheslines Makabe. Nakanishi unloads a pair of double sledges. Nakanishi lands The Flying Tomahawk Chop. Kojima connects with The Running Lariat to pickup the victory.

Winner: Manabu Nakanishi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, and Yuji Nagata via Pinfall 

Second Match: Roppongi 3K (c) w/Rocky Romero vs. El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru For The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship

Suzuki Gun attacks R3K before the bell rings. Sho dumps Kanemaru out of the ring. Forearm Exchange. Sho sends Kanemaru crashing into the steel barricade. Sho repeatedly stomps on Kanemaru’s chest. Yoh sends Desperado chest first into the turnbuckle pad. Yoh is choking Desperado with his boot. Yoh is throwing forearms at Desperado. Yoh uppercuts Desperado. Yoh tags in Sho. Yoh leapfrogs over Desperado. Sho drops down on the canvas. Yoh drop toe holds Desperado into a Sliding Dropkick from Sho. R3K dropkicks Kanemaru to the floor. Sho stomps on Desperado’s back. Sho hammers down on the back of Desperado’s neck. Sho with a Mid-Kick. Sho repeatedly stomps on Desperado’s chest. Sho is choking Desperado with his boot. Desperado with three over hand chops. Sho answers with a forearm smash. Desperado grabs the left knee of Sho. Sho with rapid fire elbow smashes. Kanemaru dropkicks the left knee of Sho. Desperado knocks Yoh off the ring apron.

Kanemaru sends Yoh chest into the barricade. Kanemaru delivers The Slicing Leg Drop. Desperado and Sho are brawling in the crowd. Desperado bodyslams Sho on the floor. Desperado attacks the left knee of Sho with a steel chair. Sho gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Desperado tags in Kanemaru. Kanemaru with a running dropkick. Kanemaru applies a Modified Stretch Muffler. Yoh breaks the submission hold. Desperado throws Yoh out of the ring. Suzuki Gun are cutting the ring in half. Kanemaru tags in Desperado. Wish Bone Attack. Desperado bodyslams Sho. Desperado follows that with The Standing Frog Splash on the left knee for a two count. Kanemaru with a Running Boot to Yoh. Desperado applies the single leg crab. Sho reaches the bottom rope to force the break. Sho with a forearm smash. Desperado responds with a palm strike. Desperado knocks Yoh off the ring apron. Sho with a Back Body Drop. Kanemaru stomps on Sho’s back. Sho creates distance with a Vertical Suplex.

Sho tags in Yoh. Yoh with a running forearm smash. Yoh scores the elbow knockdown. Yoh with three dropkicks. Desperado reverses out of the irish whip from Yoh. Yoh with a Spinning Forearm Knockdown. Yoh pops back on his feet. Second Forearm Exchange. Desperado drives his knee into the midsection of Yoh. Desperado hammers down on the back of Yoh’s neck. Desperado talks smack to Yoh. Yoh slaps Desperado in the face. Yoh unloads a series of palm strikes. Desperado thrust kicks the midsection of Yoh. Yoh SuperKicks Desperado. Desperado Spears Yoh. Desperado tags in Kanemaru. Kanemaru with a running knee lift. Kanemaru delivers a Helluva Kick. Kanemaru hits The Satellite DDT for a two count. Yoh avoids Deep Impact. Yoh with a Delayed DDT. Yoh tags in Sho. Sho with a corner clothesline. Kanemaru kicks Sho in the face. Sho with a forearm smash. Kanemaru rakes the eyes of Sho. Kanemaru kicks Sho in the gut. Sho Spears Kanemaru.

Sho PowerBombs Kanemaru. Sho with forearm shivers. Desperado trips Sho from the outside. Desperado with a Knee Breaker. Kanemaru with a running dropkick to the injured knee of Sho. Kanemaru applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Sho grabs the bottom rope to create separation. Suzuki Gun with their Running Knee/Spinning Belly to Back Suplex Combination. Kanemaru connects with Deep Impact for a two count. Kanemaru bodyslams Sho. Kanemaru goes for The MoonSault, but Sho ducks out of the way. Kanemaru kicks Sho in the chest. Yoh dropkicks Kanemaru. Desperado clotheslines Yoh. Sho drops Desperado with a shoulder tackle. Kanemaru again dropkicks the left knee of Sho. Yoh SuperKicks Kanemaru. Yoh with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Desperado. All four men are knocked down. Sho with The PK. Sho with combination forearm smashes. Kanemaru answers with The Big Boot.

Sho clotheslines Kanemaru. R3K goes for The Assisted Dominator, but Desperado gets in the way. Desperado with a shoulder block. Yoh responds with a Rebound SuperKick. Sho with a corner clothesline. Yoh follows that with a flying back elbow smash off Sho’s back. R3K hits their Dominator/Running Cutter Combination. Desperado kicks the injured knee of Sho. Desperado with a forearm smash to Yoh. Desperado is using the referee to his advantage. Sho denies The Suntory Surprise. Sho with a German Suplex. R3K with Stereo SuperKicks to Desperado. Assisted SomerSault Plancha. Sho with an Inside Out Lariat. Sho connects with Shock Arrow for a two count. R3K plants Kanemaru with their Flying Double Foot Stomp/Shock Arrow Combination to pickup the victory.

After the match, Ryusuke Taguchi and Rocky Romero challenges Roppongi 3K to a future IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title Match. Teachers vs. Students.

Winner: Still IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions, Roppongi 3K via Pinfall 

Third Match: Kota Ibushi, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, and David Finlay vs. The Guerrillas Of Destiny, Chase Owens, and Yujiro Takahashi w/Jado in a 8-Man Tag Team Match

Tanahashi and Tonga will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Tonga backs Tanahashi into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Tonga pats Tanahashi in the chest. Loa yanks on Tanahashi’s hair. Tonga delivers a gut punch. Bullet Club starts ganging up on Tanahashi. Team New Japan evens the odds. Tonga whips Tanahashi across the ring. All hell is breaking loose on the outside. Tanahashi decks Tonga with a back elbow smash. Tanahashi with a Flying Crossbody Block. Tanahashi plays the air guitar. Tanahashi tags in Finlay. Finlay with forearm shivers. Tonga reverses out of the irish whip from Finlay. Finlay ducks a clothesline from Tonga. Finlay with a Running European Uppercut. Owens drives his knee into the midsection of Finlay. Finlay dropkicks Owens. Finlay with a running back elbow smash. Finlay dives over Tonga. Owens nails Finlay with The Pump Kick. Owens kicks Robinson in the chest. Tonga knocks Ibushi and Tanahashi off the ring apron.

Takahashi sends Robinson crashing into the steel barricade. Tonga scores the elbow knockdown. Tonga with a straight right hand. Tonga tags in Loa. Tonga with a Snap Vertical Suplex. GOD with Two SlingShot Senton’s for a two count. Loa slams Finlay’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Loa tags in Takahashi. Takahashi kicks Finlay in the gut. Finlay is trying to gain some momentum. Takahashi continues to kick the midsection of Finlay. Following a snap mare takeover, Takahashi with a Running Leg Drop for a two count. Takahashi tags in Owens. Owens applies a front face lock. Owens gator rolls Finlay to the other side of the ring. Owens with a snap mare takeover. Owens cranks on the neck of Finlay for a two count. Finlay with heavy bodyshots. Owens punches Finlay in the jaw. Finlay answers with a back elbow smash. Finlay with a Flying European Uppercut. Finlay with a Belly to Back Suplex to Tonga. Owens stops Finlay in his tracks. Finlay rolls Owens over for a two count. Finlay ducks a clothesline from Owens. Finlay tags in Ibushi.

Ibushi with forearm shivers. Owens reverses out of the irish whip from Ibushi. Ibushi with a Flying Mid-Kick. Loa and Takahashi attacks Ibushi from behind. Ibushi with a Double Pele Kick. Ibushi delivers his combination offense. Ibushi follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Ibushi side steps Owens into the turnbuckle pad. Owens kicks Ibushi in the face. Owens avoids The PowerSlam. Owens with The La Magistral for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Owens with a Spinning Back Elbow Smash. Ibushi responds with a RoundHouse Kick. Owens drops Ibushi with a Rebound Lariat. Robinson and Loa are tagged in. Robinson ducks a clothesline from Loa. Juice Jabs. Loa kicks Robinson in the gut. Loa with a knee lift. Robinson dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Robinson hits The Full Nelson Bomb. Robinson plays to the crowd. Robinson with a corner clothesline. Robinson follows that with a Running Cannonball Strike. Robinson goes for Pulp Friction, but Tonga gets in the way. Tonga knocks Finlay off the ring apron. Loa with a German Suplex. GOD are double teaming Robinson. Finlay with a double shoulder block. All four men are down after stereo clotheslines. Robinson tags in Tanahashi.

Tanahashi with a Flying Forearm Smash. Tanahashi with rapid fire bodyshots. Tanahashi whips Loa across the ring. Loa side steps Tanahashi into the turnbuckle pad. Tonga lands The Stinger Splash. Takahashi hits The Fisherman’s Buster. Owens wraps this sequence with The Shining Wizard. Loa hooks the leg for a two count. Loa goes for Ape Shit, but Ibushi counters with The Big Boot. Owens drops Ibushi with The V-Trigger. Finlay with a Uranage BackBreaker. Takahashi drops Finlay with The Reverse DDT. Takahashi kicks Robinson in the chest. Robinson responds with The Spine Buster. Tonga hits The Tongan Twist. GOD goes for The Magic Killer, but Ibushi gets in the way. Jado nails Ibushi with the kendo stick. Tanahashi is displaying his fighting spirit. Tanahashi kicks Tonga in the chest. Tanahashi drops Loa with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi ducks a clothesline from Tonga. Tanahashi hits The SlingBlade. Loa uses the referee as a human shield. Jado hits Tanahashi with the kendo stick. Loa goes for Ape Shit, but Tanahashi rolls him over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kota Ibushi, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, and David Finlay via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay vs. Taichi & Zack Sabre Jr

Okada and Taichi will start things off. Taichi is playing mind games with Okada. Okada backs Taichi into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Okada pats Taichi in the chest. Taichi drops Okada with a Step Up Kamagiri. Sabre and Ospreay are brawling on the outside. Taichi dumps Okada out of the ring. Sabre with rapid fire uppercuts. Sabre fish hooks Ospreay. Taichi sends Okada back first into the steel barricade. Taichi shoves the referee. Taichi blasts Okada with a steel chair. Taichi wraps a cable chord around Okada’s neck. Taichi toys around with Okada. Taichi is choking Okada in the corner. Taichi tags in Sabre. Sabre is choking Okada with his boot. Sabre talks smack to Okada. Sabre with two uppercut forearms. Sabre headbutts the midsection of Okada. Sabre backs Okada into the blue turnbuckle pad. Sabre rakes the eyes of Okada. Sabre tags in Taichi. Following a snap mare takeover, Taichi applies the cravate. Taichi drops Okada with The Mid-Kick. Taichi tags in Sabre.

Sabre knocks Ospreay off the ring apron. Sabre applies the abdominal stretch. Okada with a Hip Toss. Okada hits The FlapJack. Okada tags in Ospreay. Ospreay delivers Pip Pip Cheerio. Taichi kicks Ospreay in the gut. Ospreay with a Running Hurricanrana. Sabre from behind applies the full nelson lock. Ospreay decks Sabre with a back elbow smash. Ospreay with a blistering chop. Sabre reverses out of the irish whip from Ospreay. Ospreay drops Sabre with a HandSpring Back Flip Kick for a two count. Ospreay applies the dragon sleeper. Sabre transitions into a wrist lock. Ospreay goes for a dropkick, but Sabre holds onto the ropes. Sabre applies The HeadScissors NeckLock/Arm-Breaker Combination. Ospreay reaches the bottom rope to create separation. Sabre toys around with Ospreay. Sabre repeatedly kicks Ospreay in the chest. Ospreay is pissed. Sabre ducks a clothesline from Ospreay. Sabre uppercuts Ospreay. Sabre with a Driving Boot. Ospreay answers with a Tiger Wall Flip Kick.

Sabre applies the guillotine choke. Sabre with an OverHead Wrist Kick. Sabre uppercuts Ospreay. Sabre negates The Storm Breaker. Rollup Exchange. Ospreay with a Spinning Back Kick. Sabre applies the triangle choke. Ospreay breaks free with a One-Arm PowerBomb. Okada and Taichi are tagged in. Okada with forearm shivers. Taichi reverses out of the irish whip from Okada. Okada avoids The Axe Bomber. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Okada plays to the crowd. Okada with a Jumping Back Elbow Smash. Okada kicks Taichi in the gut. Taichi goes for a Saito Suplex, but Okada blocks it. Taichi with a corner clothesline. Taichi follows that with another Kamagiri Kick. Okada dodges The Buzzsaw Kick. Okada uppercuts Taichi. Taichi responds with a Spinning Back Kick. Okada dropkicks Taichi. Okada connects with The TombStone PileDriver.

Taichi negates The Rain Maker. Sabre uppercuts Okada. Ospreay denies The PK. Ospreay drills Sabre with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick. Taichi side steps The Robinson Special. Taichi drops Ospreay with a High Head Kick. Okada with a Big Boot. Taichi hits The Axe Bomber. Taichi rips off his pants. Taichi delivers The Buzzsaw Kick. Taichi with a Back Drop Driver for a two count. Taichi goes for The Last Ride, but Okada lands back on his feet. Ospreay nails Taichi with The Hook Kick. Okada dropkicks the back of Taichi’s head. Ospreay connects with The OS Cutter. Ospreay wipes out Sabre with The Sasuke Special. Okada plants Taichi with The Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Jay White w/Gedo vs. Sanada

Trademark mind games from Jay White after the bell rings. Sanada is distracted by Gedo. White attacks Sanada from behind. White with clubbing blows to Sanada’s back. White hammers down on the back of Sanada’s neck. White applies a side headlock. Sanada drops down on the canvas. Sanada goes for a Hip Toss, but White blocks it. Standing Switch Exchange. White goes for a snap mare takeover, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada reverses out of the irish whip from White. Sanada launches White over the top rope. Sanada shows off his athleticism. Gedo trips Sanada from the outside. White punches Sanada in the back. White dumps Sanada out of the ring. Gedo wraps his towel around Sanada’s neck. Sanada gets back in the ring at the count of sixteen. White repeatedly stomps on Sanada’s chest. White applies the single leg crab. Sanada grabs the bottom rope to force the break.

Sanada with heavy bodyshots. Sanada scores the elbow knockdown. Sanada goes for a Standing MoonSault, but White ducks out of the way. White repeatedly runs Sanada’s back into the steel barricade. White rolls Sanada back into the ring. White with the cover for a one count. White applies a rear chin lock. Sanada gets back to a vertical base. White continues to punch Sanada in the back. White applies a waist lock. White pulls Sanada down to the mat. White has complete control of the match. Sanada kicks White in the face. Sanada delivers a Missile Dropkick. Sanada with forearm shivers. White reverses out of the irish whip from Sanada. Sanada ducks a clothesline from White. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of White. White denies The Paradise lock. Sanada hammers down on the right knee of White. Sanada decks White with a back elbow smash. Sanada dives over White. White with a Snap DDT. White with a Running European Uppercut. White follows that with The DV DDT for a two count.

White with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. White blasts Sanada with a knife edge chop. White whips Sanada across the ring. Sanada side steps White into the blue turnbuckle pad. White with a back elbow smash. White launches Sanada over the top rope. Sanada with a forearm smash. Gedo continues to run interference. White avoids The SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Sanada drops White with The Big Boot. Sanada with a single leg takedown. Sanada with a Hurricanrana. Sanada gets White trapped in The Paradise Lock. Sanada with a low dropkick for a two count. White with clubbing elbow smashes. Sanada with a double leapfrog. Sanada dropkicks White to the floor. Sanada with a SlingShot Pescado. Sanada rolls White back into the ring. Sanada with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick for a two count. Sanada turns The TKO into Skull End. White rakes the eyes of Sanada. White with three uppercut forearms. Sanada drops White with a european uppercut. Sanada is throwing forearms at White. Sanada goes for The Rolling Elbow, but White counters with The FlatLiner. White with a DeadLift German Suplex.

White goes for The Kiwi Crusher, but Sanada counters with Skull End. White hits The Blade Buster. White follows that with The Kiwi Crusher for a two count. White gets Sanada in position for The Sleeper Suplex. Sanada desperately holds the top rope. White shoves down the referee. Sanada ducks a clothesline from White. White with a back elbow smash. Sanada responds with a Draping Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Sanada with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Sanada applies The Skull End. Gedo hops on the ring apron to distract the referee. White with an inside cradle for a two count. Sanada connects with The TKO for a two count. Sanada with a BackBreaker. Sanada tugs on Gedo’s beard. Sanada slaps Gedo in the face. White has the referee in a front face lock.

Sanada gets Gedo crotched on the top rope. Sanada kicks the top rope. Sanada with a back elbow smash. Sanada floats over into Skull End. White refuses to quit. Sanada goes for The Muto MoonSault, but White ducks out of the way. Sanada with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Sanada is relentless with The Skull End. White negates The Blade Runner. Sanada with a Japanese Leg Clutch Hold for a two count. Sanada MoonSaults into Skull End. White drills Sanada with The Sleeper Suplex. White hits The Regal Plex for a two count. White with a Cross-Armed Bloody Sunday. White plants Sanada with The Blade Runner to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jay White via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. Ryu Lee For The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship

Snap German Suplex Exchange after the bell rings. Double Clothesline. Lee denies the thrust kick. Takahashi swats away the pump knee strike. Lee ducks a clothesline from Takahashi. Lee with a GutWrench German Suplex. Takahashi with an Inside Out Lariat. Lee puts his hands behind his back. OverHand Chop Exchange. Lee with a Running Boot. Takahashi answers with a corner clothesline. Lee slaps Takahashi in the chest. Takahashi is laughing. Second OverHand Chop Exchange. Lee drives his knee into the midsection of Takahashi. Takahashi goes for a Running Hurricanrana, but Lee lands back on his feet. Takahashi slaps Lee in the chest. Lee tells Takahashi to bring it. Third OverHand Chop Exchange. Lee with a Hesitation Dropkick. Lee follows that with a Double UnderHook BackBreaker. Lee with a driving boot. Lee with a HeadScissors TakeOver off the ring apron. Lee has Takahashi sitting on the steel barricade. Lee slaps Takahashi in the chest. Lee lands The Suicide Dive.

Lee rolls Takahashi back into the ring. Takahashi SuperKicks Lee. Takahashi with a Sunset Bomb off the apron. Takahashi hits The Dynamite Plunger for a two count. Takahashi with a Running Death Valley Driver into the turnbuckle pad. Lee goes for The Dragon Driver, but Takahashi counters with a Triangle Choke. Lee puts his foot on the bottom rope to create separation. Takahashi with a corner clothesline. Takahashi puts Lee on the top turnbuckle. Takahashi lights up Lee’s chest. Lee gets Takahashi tied in the tree of woe. Lee with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Forearm Exchange. Lee HeadButts Takahashi. Lee delivers The Flying Double Foot Stomp on the ring apron. Takahashi SuperKicks Lee. Lee responds with a Pump Knee Strike. Takahashi with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex off the apron. Takahashi lands The Hiromu Bomb. Lee gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen.

Takahashi with a WheelBarrow German Suplex. Release German Suplex Exchange. Lee with a Pump Knee Strike. Lee follows that with a Snap German Suplex. Takahashi SuperKicks Lee. Takahashi with a Release German Suplex. Lee wants more punishment. The German Suplex concert continues. Lee goes for The Desnucadora, but Takahashi counters with a Hurricanrana. Takahahsi locks in The D. Lee BuckleBombs Takahashi. Takahashi with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex into the turnbuckle pad. Takahashi is fired up. Counter Display. Lee connects with The Basket Driver for a two count. Lee has Takahashi draped across the top rope. Lee with heavy chest kicks.

Lee lands The Draping Double Foot Stomp. Lee drills Takahashi with The V-Trigger for a two count. Lee goes for a PowerBomb, but Takahashi counters with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Takahashi with a Running Death Valley Driver into the turnbuckle pad. Takahashi goes for The Time Bomb, but Lee counters with The Destroyer for a two count. Lee follows that with another V-Trigger for a two count. Lee with a Ripcord Knee Strike. Lee goes for a Pop Up PowerBomb, but Takahashi counters with The Canadian Destroyer. Takahashi plants Lee with Two Time Bombs to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, Hiromu Takahashi via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Jon Moxley (c) vs. Minoru Suzuki For The IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship

Moxley walks up the ramp way. Moxley tells Suzuki to bring it before the bell rings. Suzuki grabs two steel chairs. Moxley and Suzuki are swinging chairs at each other. Moxley punches Suzuki in the jaw. Moxley with a knee lift. Moxley sends Suzuki chest first into the barricade. Moxley brutally attacks Suzuki with the barricade. Suzuki with a forearm smash. Suzuki with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Moxley and Suzuki are brawling in the crowd. Suzuki buries Moxley under a guard rail/row of chairs. The action heads towards to press row. Moxley negates The Gotch Style PileDriver. Moxley with a Flying Axe Handle Strike. Both men avoids Red Shoes twenty count. Forearm Exchange. Moxley unloads a flurry of jabs. Suzuki laughs at Moxley. Forearm Shiver Exchange.

Suzuki whips Moxley across the ring. Suzuki with a Helluva Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Moxley denies The PK. Moxley bites the right eyebrow of Suzuki. Moxley is throwing forearms at Suzuki. Suzuki delivers a gut punch. Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Moxley. Suzuki with Three HeadButts. Suzuki starts biting Moxley. Moxley dumps Suzuki out of the ring. Moxley with heavy bodyshots. Moxley slams Suzuki’s head on the announce table. Suzuki applies The HeadScissors Arm-Lock on the floor. Moxley stomps on Suzuki’s chest. Moxley applies the single leg crab. Moxley sends Suzuki chest first into the barricade. Moxley and Suzuki are trading back and forth shots on the outside. Suzuki applies the cravate. Suzuki slaps Moxley in the face. Moxley drives his knee into the midsection of Suzuki. Following a snap mare takeover, Moxley with a Sliding Lariat.

Moxley brings out a table from under the ring. Suzuki attacks Moxley with a folding chair. Suzuki applies the guillotine choke. Suzuki wraps a chair around the right shoulder of Moxley. Suzuki hits The Conchairto. Suzuki hyperextends the right shoulder of Moxley. Suzuki sends Moxley shoulder first into the steel ring post. Suzuki applies the triangle choke. Moxley PowerBombs Suzuki through the table. Suzuki is smiling. These two are bat shit crazy. Suzuki calls Moxley a boy. Second Forearm Exchange. Moxley HeadButts Suzuki. Suzuki runs around Moxley. Suzuki applies The Rear Naked Choke. Suzuki hooks the leg for a two count. Suzuki drops Moxley with a Running Boot for a two count. Suzuki with combination palm strikes. Moxley drills Suzuki with The Regal Knee for a two count. Suzuki negates The Death Rider.

Third Forearm Exchange. Suzuki dropkicks Moxley. Suzuki goes for The Gotch Style PileDriver, but Moxley counters with The Death Rider for a two count. Moxley argues with Red Shoes. Moxley delivers a massive chair shot. Suzuki didn’t go down. Suzuki goes for The Gotch Style PileDriver, but Moxley counters with The Dirty Deeds on the chair. Suzuki is trying to wake himself up. Suzuki with Pancreas Slaps. Moxley with a Lariat. Suzuki is on rubber legs. Moxley connects with The Running Lariat. Moxley plants Suzuki with The Death Rider to pickup the victory. After the match, Zack Sabre Jr attacks Moxley from behind. Sabre chokes out Moxley. Sabre poses with the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship.

Winner: Still IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion, Jon Moxley via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. KENTA For Both The IWGP Intercontinental/Heavyweight Championships

Tama Tonga shoves down RedShoes before the bell rings. RedShoes ejects Bullet Club from the ringside away. Kenta is playing mind games with Naito. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Naito backs Kenta into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Kenta is channeling his inner Jay White. Naito knocks Kenta off the ring apron. Tranquilo pose. Naito mocks Kenta. Kenta is putting the boots to Naito. Forearm Exchange. Naito kicks Kenta in the face. Naito with a Running Hurricanrana. Naito tosses Kenta around the ringside area. Naito rolls Kenta back into the ring. Naito applies a rear chin lock on the bottom rope. Naito stomps on Kenta’s chest. Naito kicks Kenta in the back. Naito hammers down on the back of Kenta’s neck. Naito applies the cravate. Kenta with clubbing shoulder blocks. Kenta with forearm shivers. Naito is hammering away at Kenta in the corner. Naito is choking Kenta with his boot. Naito spits at Kenta. Kenta reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. Kenta launches Naito over the top rope. Kenta avoids the shoulder block. Kenta with heavy chest kicks. Kenta with a Flying Knee Drop.

Kenta drops Naito with The Big Boot. Naito regroups on the outside. Kenta punches Naito in the back. Kenta propels Naito over the barricade. Kenta stands on a Naito teddy bear. Kenta tosses Naito around the ringside area. Kenta has complete control of the match. Naito gets back in the ring at the count of seventeen. Kenta immediately throws Naito out of the ring. Kenta sends Naito back first into the barricade. Kenta drills Naito with The DDT on the exposed floor. Kenta poses for the crowd. Kenta removes the blue and turnbuckle pads. Kenta whips Naito back first into the exposed steel. Kenta stomps on Naito’s chest. Kenta with a running knee lift. Kenta kicks Naito in the back. Kenta with two knee drops. Kenta follows that with a back heel kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Kenta applies a rear chin lock. Naito ducks a clothesline from Kenta. Kenta drops Naito with another running knee lift for a two count. Kenta kicks Naito in the face. Kenta tells Naito to hit him. Kenta hits The Spike DDT for a two count. Kenta with clubbing mid-kicks. Naito wants more punishment.

Kenta obliges with more mid-kicks. Naito hammers down on the left knee of Kenta. Naito kicks the left knee of Kenta. Kenta with a Big Boot. Naito responds with a single leg dropkick. Naito scores the elbow knockdown. Naito dropkicks the back of Kenta’s head. Naito whips Kenta across the ring. Naito sweeps the legs of Kenta. Combination Cabron. Naito drops Kenta with The NeckBreaker for a two count. Naito applies The Full Nelson Arm Lock. Naito is putting the boots to Keta. Standing Switch Exchange. Naito decks Kenta with a back elbow smash. Kenta kicks Naito in the face. Kenta with a Tornado DDT across the top rope. Kenta follows that with a Flying Clothesline for a two count. Kenta stomps on the back of Naito’s head. Naito denies The Green Killer. Naito sweeps the legs of Kenta. Naito with a Hangman’s NeckBreaker on the ring apron. Naito with a forearm smash. Kenta kicks Naito in the gut. Kenta hits The Green Killer on the floor. Naito gets back in the ring at the count of seventeen. Kenta delivers The Shibata Dropkick. Naito avoids The Coupe De Grace. Naito with a Pop Up SpineBuster. Second Forearm Exchange. Naito with clubbing elbow smashes. Naito is softening Kenta up for The Destino. Kenta pulls RedShoes into harms way. Kenta locks in Game Over. Naito reaches the bottom rope to create separation.

Kenta violently kicks Naito in the chest. Kenta with a running knee strike. Kenta follows that with a German Suplex. Kenta drops Naito The Busaiku Knee Strike for a two count. Naito negates The GTS. Naiot with a Rolling Capo Kick. Naito hits The Satellite DDT. Naito blocks a boot from Kenta. Naito with a Draping NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito with The FrankenSteiner. Naito connects with Gloria for a two count. Kenta drives Naito back into Red Shoes. Jay White with The Sleeper Suplex. White avoids the mist from Bushi. White hits The Blade Runner. Hiromu Takahashi SuperKicks White. Takahashi brings White to the backstage area. Naito ducks a clothesline from Kenta. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito follows that with a Flying Forearm Smash. Naito goes for The Destino, but Kenta blocks it. Kenta with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Kenta goes for The GTS, but Naito counters with The Reverse DDT. Kenta denies The Valentia. Kenta drives Naito face first into the exposed steel. Kenta with hand full of tights for a two count. Naito is busted open. Kenta with rapid fire palm strikes. Kenta connects with The Busaiku Knee Strike for a two count. Naito drills Kenta with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Naito hits Valentia for a two count. Naito plants Kenta with The Destino to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still IWGP Intercontinental/Heavyweight Champion, Tetsuya Naito via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez

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