NJPW BOSJ/WTL Results (12/11/20): Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Desperado

NJPW BOSJ/WTL Results 12/11/20
Nippon Budokan
Tokyo, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Taiji Ishimori, Bad Luck Fale, and Chase Owens vs. SHO, Robbie Eagles, and Toru Yano In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Bullet Club attacks Chaos before the bell rings. Fale starts choking Yano. Owens punches Eagles in the jaw. Fale whips Yano across the ring. Yano holds onto the ropes. Yano ducks under two clotheslines from Fale. Yano rakes the eyes of Fale. Yano goes for a Bodyslam, but Fale blocks it. Fale bodyslams Yano. Fale sends Yano to the corner. Yano avoids The Body Avalanche. Yano repeatedly hits Fale with a turnbuckle pad. Fale punches Yano in the back. Fale bodyslams Yano. Fale tags in Ishimori. Ishimori stomps on Yano’s chest. Ishimori with a straight right hand. Yano side steps Ishimori into the exposed steel. Yano bodyslams Ishimori.

Yano tags in Sho. Sho drops Ishimori with a shoulder tackle. Sho knocks Owens off the ring apron. Sho with a forearm smash to Fale. Sho dropkicks Fale off the apron. Sho with a corner clothesline. Short-Arm Reversal by Sho. Sho with combination kicks. Ishimori denies The Mid-Kick. Ishimori hammers down on the right knee of Sho. Ishimori with a knife edge chop. Sho drops down on the canvas. Sho Spears Ishimori for a two count. Sho goes for a German Suplex, but Ishimori blocks it. Sho with forearm shivers. Ishimori nails Sho with The Pump Kick. Sho answers with a Release German Suplex. Sho whips Ishimori across the ring. Ishimori drops Sho with a HandSpring RoundHouse Kick. Owens and Eagles are tagged in.

Eagles with forearm shivers. Owens shoves Eagles. Owens launches Eagles over the top rope. Eagles with an Apron Enzuigiri. Eagles delivers The SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Owens denies The Ron Miller Special. Eagles with a Spinning Back Kick. Eagles unloads three Mid-Kicks. Eagles follows that with The Shining Wizard. Eagles with a Corner Meteora. Owens kicks Eagles in the face. Eagles sweeps out the legs of Owens. Eagles hits The ShotGun Meteora for a two count. Eagles for The 450 Splash, but Owens ducks out of the way. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Eagles counters with The Hurricanrana for a two count. Owens SuperKicks Eagles. Owens goes for The Double Knee GutBuster, but Eagles rolls him over for a two count. Eagles denies The V-Trigger. Eagles goes for Turbo Backpack, but Owens counters with The Bell Clap. Owens connects with The Jewel Heist for a two count. Bullet Club plants Eagles with The Grenade Launcher to pickup the victory. After the match, Fale demolishes Yano’s 2020 KOPW Provisional Trophy.

Winner: Taiji Ishimori, Bad Luck Fale, and Chase Owens via Pinfall

Second Match: Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Toa Henare vs. Will Ospreay, The Great O-Khan, and Jeff Cobb w/Bea Priestly In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Kazuchika Okada and Will Ospreay will start things off. Forearm Exchange. Ospreay drives his knee into the midsection of Okada. Ospreay sends Okada face first into the turnbuckle pad. Ospreay is throwing haymakers at Okada. Ospreay repeatedly stomps on Okada’s chest. Ospreay transitions into a corner mount. The referee admonishes Ospreay. Okada with forearm shivers. Ospreay with a knee lift. Okada drops Ospreay with The Big Boot. Okada applies a wrist lock. Okada tags in Tanahashi. Double Irish Whip. Ospreay holds onto the ropes. Ospreay launches Okada over the top rope. Ospreay ducks a clothesline from Tanahashi. Ospreay kicks Tanahashi in the gut. Ospreay applies a wrist lock. Khan tags himself in. Khan repeatedly drives his knee into the midsection of Tanahashi. Khan applies The Standing Head & Arm Clutch. Tanahashi with clubbing elbow smashes. Tanahashi applies a side headlock. Khan whips Tanahashi across the ring. Tanahashi repeatedly dropkicks the left knee of Khan. Tanahashi applies a wrist lock. Tanahashi tags in Henare.

Double Irish Whip. Double Elbow Knockdown. Leaping Elbow Drop/Running Tomahawk Chop Combination. Double Single Leg Crab. Henare drives his knee into the midsection of Khan. Henare applies a front face lock. Tanahashi tags himself in. Tanahashi with a double sledge. Tanahashi delivers his combination offense. Khan unloads Two Mongolian Chops. Tanahashi with an open palm strike. Khan answers with another mongolian chop. Khan applies The Heel Hook. A pier six brawl ensues on the outside. Tanahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Khan repeatedly stomps on the left knee of Tanahashi. Khan tags in Cobb. Cobb stomps on Tanahashi’s chest. Cobb repeatedly drives his knee into Tanahashi’s back. Cobb with a BackBreaker. Cobb tags in Khan. Cobb bodyslams Tanahashi. Khan applies The Head & Arm Clutch. Tanahashi puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Ospreay tags himself in.

Ospreay slams Tanahashi’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Ospreay with forearm shivers. Ospreay is choking Tanahashi with his boot. Ospreay applies a front face lock. Cobb tags himself in. Cobb headbutts Tanahashi in the back. Khan knocks Okada and Henare off the apron. Cobb with a forearm smash. Double Irish Whip. Khan levels Tanahashi with a Body Avalanche. GutWrench Suplex Party. Cobb tags in Ospreay. Missile Dropkick/Double Belly to Back Suplex Combination for a two count. Tanahashi with forearm shivers. Ospreay uppercuts Tanahashi. Tanahashi decks Ospreay with a back elbow smash. Tanahashi goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Ospreay ducks out of the way. Tanahashi blocks a boot from Ospreay. Tanahashi creates distance with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi tags in Okada.

Okada with forearm shivers. Ospreay reverses out of the irish whip from Okada. Okada ducks under two clotheslines from Ospreay. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Okada blasts The Empire off the apron. Okada side steps Ospreay into the blue turnbuckle pad. Okada with a running elbow smash. Okada kicks Ospreay in the gut. Okada drops Ospreay with The DDT for a two count. Okada goes for The Reverse NeckBreaker, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Ospreay side steps Okada into the turnbuckle pad. Ospreay kicks Okada in the back. Ospreay clotheslines Okada. Ospreay tags in Cobb. Cobb applies a waist lock. Okada with three sharp elbow strikes. Cobb with a forearm smash. Okada uppercuts Cobb. Okada ducks a clothesline from Cobb. Okada hits The FlapJack. Okada tags in Henare.

Henare with forearm shivers. Henare drives his knee into the midsection of Cobb. Cobb reverses out of the irish whip from Henare. Henare runs into Cobb. Shoulder Block Exchange. Henare with a knife edge chop. Cobb goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Henare lands back on his feet. Henare unloads a series of elbow smashes. Cobb with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Henare dodges The Leaping Back Elbow Smash. Henare with a corner clothesline. Henare goes for The Samoan Drop, but Cobb lands back on his feet. Henare blocks a boot from Cobb. Henare with a Discus Back Elbow Smash. Henare with a Spinning Heel Kick. Okada clears the ring. Henare connects with The Samoan Drop for a two count. SlingBlade/Leg Sweep Combination for a two count. Okada kicks Ospreay in the gut. Okada dumps Ospreay out of the ring. Khan nails Henare with The Pump Kick. Khan gets Tanahashi trapped in The Knee Bar. Cobb plants Henare with Tour Of The Islands to pickup the victory. After the match, Ospreay drops Okada with The OsCutter. Khan smashes the left knee of Tanahashi with a steel chair.

Winner: Will Ospreay, The Great O-Khan, and Jeff Cobb via Pinfall 

Third Match: Shingo Takagi & Sanada vs. EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi w/Dick Togo 

Bullet Club attacks LIJ before the bell rings. Takahashi with forearm shivers. EVIL punches Sanada in the back. Takahashi is choking Takagi with his knee. Takahashi repeatedly stomps on Takagi’s chest. Sanada dropkicks EVIL to the floor. Sanada with The SlingShot Pescado. Takagi clotheslines Takahashi. Takagi with a Vertical Suplex. Takahashi rakes the eyes of Takagi. Togo wraps the choker around Sanada’s neck. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Sanada. Takagi attacks EVIL from behind. EVIL decks Takagi with a back elbow smash. EVIL punches Takagi in the back. EVIL rakes the eyes of Takagi. Bullet Club rolls Takagi back into the ring. Takahashi stomps on Takagi’s back. Takahashi stomps on Takagi’s chest. Takahashi with a Leg Drop/Elbow Drop/Falling HeadButt Combination for a one count. Takahashi tags in EVIL. EVIL stands on the back of Takagi’s neck. Takagi with forearm shivers. EVIL rakes the eyes of Takagi. Takahashi removed the blue turnbuckle pad. EVIL whips Takagi into the exposed steel.

Sanada is still laid out on the ramp. EVIL tags in Takahashi. Double Irish Whip. Takahashi with The Helluva Kick. EVIL with a corner clothesline. EVIL hits The Fisherman’s Buster. Takahashi follows that with The Sliding Boot for a two count. Takagi is displaying his fighting spirit. Togo trips Takagi from the outside. Takahashi grabs the pimp stick. Sanada storms into the ring. Sanada with forearm shivers. Sanada knocks Togo off the ring apron. Sanada with a double leg takedown. Sanada transitions into a ground and pound attack. Sanada shoves down the referee. Sanada repeatedly whips EVIL into the steel barricades. Takahashi with a Running Boot. Takagi decks Takahashi with a back elbow smash. Takagi scores a right jab. Takagi clotheslines Takahashi. Takagi hits The Sliding Lariat. Takagi connects with Last Of The Dragon Suplex to pickup the victory. After the match, Sanada brutally attacks EVIL. Jeff Cobb plants Takagi with Tour Of The Islands. Cobb declares himself the next challenger for Shingo’s NEVER OpenWeight Championship.

Winner: Shingo Takagi & Sanada via Pinfall 

– There was a cleaning/disinfecting intermission during this broadcast.

Fourth Match: Kota Ibushi & Master Wato w/Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Tetsuya Naito & Bushi

Kota Ibushi and Tetsuya Naito will start things off. Naito taunts Tenzan. Naito kicks Ibushi in the gut. Forearm Exchange. Naito rakes the eyes of Ibushi. Naito mocks Tenzan. Ibushi reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. Naito goes for a sunset flip, but Ibushi lands back on his feet. Naito dodges The Mid-Kick. Naito with a deep arm-drag. Ibushi with the headscissors escape. Ibushi dropkicks Naito. Ibushi repeatedly stomps on Naito’s chest. Ibushi tags in Wato. Wato with combination kicks. Wato with a Spinning Back Kick to Bushi. Wato hammers down on the back of Naito’s neck. Wato whips Naito across the ring. Wato leapfrogs over Naito. Wato buries his elbow into the midsection of Naito. Wato with a back hand. Wato follows that with a Spinning Side Kick. Naito avoids The RoundHouse Kick.

Naito kicks Wato in the gut. Bushi flips Wato into a basement dropkick from Naito. Bushi stomps on Wato’s back. Naito whips Ibushi into the steel barricade. Bushi is choking Wato with his boot. Naito drops Wato with The Mongolian Chop. Naito stomps on Wato’s back. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi unloads three Mongolian Chops. Bushi kicks Wato in the chest. Following a snap mare takeover, Bushi hooks the outside leg for a two count. Bushi tags in Naito. Naito with a NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito applies The Pluma Blanca. Wato puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Naito repeatedly stomps on Wato’s back. Wato with forearm shivers. Bushi attacks Wato from behind. Naito knocks Ibushi off the ring apron. Double Irish Whip. Wato side steps Bushi into the turnbuckle pad. Wato hits The Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Bushi punches Wato in the back. Wato creates distance with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Wato tags in Ibushi.

Ibushi with forearm shivers. Naito reverses out of the irish whip from Ibushi. Ibushi with a Flying Leg Lariat. Naito side steps Ibushi into the turnbuckle pad. Ibushi dives over Naito. Ibushi with a Mid-Kick. Ibushi with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Second Forearm Exchange. Naito with a deep arm-drag. Naito scores the elbow knockdown. Naito dropkicks the back of Ibushi’s head. Naito with the irish whip. Naito with a Corner Dropkick. Naito sweeps out the legs of Ibushi. Combination Cabron. Naito goes for a NeckBreaker, but Ibushi blocks it. Ibushi delivers his combination offense. Short-Arm Reversal by Naito. Naito hits The Satellite DDT. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi delivers The Missile Dropkick. Bushi repeatedly stomps on Ibushi’s chest. Bushi drops Ibushi with The DDT for a two count. Bushi connects with The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker for a two count. Naito dumps Wato out of the ring. Bushi with The Draping BackStabber. Ibushi negates The CodeBreaker. Ibushi with a RoundHouse Kick. Naito kicks Ibushi in the gut. Ibushi reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. Wato with The SpringBoard European Uppercut. Wato wipes out Naito with The Tornillo. Ibushi with Two Mid-Kicks. Bushi hammers down on the right knee of Ibushi. Ibushi drills Bushi with The V-Trigger. Ibushi plants Bushi with The Kamigoye to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kota Ibushi & Master Wato via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (12) Juice Robinson & David Finlay vs. (12) The Guerrillas Of Destiny w/Jado In The Finals Of The NJPW World Tag League 2020 Tournament 

David Finlay and Tanga Loa will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Loa has the strength advantage. Finlay applies a side headlock. Loa carries Finlay to the corner. The referee calls for a clean break. Finlay ducks a clothesline from Loa. Finlay grabs a side headlock. Loa with a side headlock takeover. Finlay with heavy bodyshots. Finlay tags in Robinson. Finlay whips Loa across the ring. Finlay drops down on the canvas. Tonga tags himself in. That leads us to a huge standoff in the center of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Tonga applies a side headlock. Robinson whips Tonga across the ring. Tonga kicks Robinson in the gut. Tonga ducks a clothesline from Robinson. Jado trips Robinson from the outside. The referee ejected Jado from the ringside area. GOD are livid.

Tonga unloads a flurry of strikes. Robinson reverses out of the irish whip from Tonga. Robinson with a deep arm-drag. Robinson applies an arm-bar. Robinson grabs a side wrist lock. Robinson tags in Finlay. Finlay with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Double boot to the midsection of Tonga. Double Bulldog for a one count. Finlay applies an arm-bar. FinJuice continues to work on the left wrist of Tonga. Robinson knocks Loa off the ring apron. Double Irish Whip. Two Double Hip Tosses. Finlay with a basement uppercut. Robinson follows that with a Senton Splash. Robinson grabs a wrist lock. Robinson tags in Finlay. Finlay with another Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Double Irish Whip. Tonga denies The Double FlapJack. Tonga dodges The Leg Lariat. Tonga ducks a clothesline from Finlay. Tonga shoves Finlay into Robinson. Tonga tags in Loa. Loa with a double clothesline. Loa whips Finlay across the ring. Loa with a Back Body Drop. Loa kicks Robinson in the gut. Loa whips Robinson across the ring. Loa with another Back Body Drop. Loa with a Vertical Suplex. Loa follows that with The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Loa hooks the outside leg for a one count. Loa applies a rear chin lock. Loa tags in Tonga.

Loa whips Finlay across the ring. Tonga with a gut punch. Loa uppercuts Finlay. Tonga drops Finlay with a Leaping NeckBreaker for a two count. Tonga with clubbing blows to Finlay’s chest. Tonga with an elbow smash. Tonga HeadButts Finlay. Tonga tags in Loa. Double Vertical Suplex for a two count. Finlay pie faces Loa. Palm Strike Exchange. Forearm Exchange. Finlay decks Loa with a back elbow smash. Finlay dumps Loa out of the ring. Tonga stops Finlay in his tracks. Loa wisely pulls Robinson off the apron. Loa with The Samoan Drop. Loa tags in Tonga. Tonga taunts Robinson. Finlay with forearm shivers. Finlay uppercuts Tonga. Tonga goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Finlay lands back on his feet. Finlay ducks a clothesline from Tonga. Finlay tags in Robinson. Robinson unloads a series of elbow smashes. Robinson drops Loa with The SpineBuster. Robinson with The Full Nelson Slam. Robinson with The SlingShot Pescado. Robinson is fired up.

Robinson with a corner clothesline. Robinson with a running lariat. Robinson follows that with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Robinson tags in Finlay. Robinson with a corner clothesline. Finlay with a running elbow smash. BackBreaker/Flying Elbow Drop Combination for a two count. Finlay tags in Robinson. Loa Spears Robinson. Tonga drops Finlay with The Tongan Twist. Double Face Plant to Robinson for a two count. Loa with The Diving HeadButt. Tonga lands The Frog Splash for a two count. Loa drives Robinson back first into the turnbuckle pad. Robinson avoids The Stinger Splash. Finlay with a Running European Uppercut. Loa clotheslines Finlay. Robinson with a Leg Lariat. Tonga dropkicks Robinson. Finlay with The Uranage BackBreaker. Loa responds with The Running PowerSlam. Robinson delivers The Left Hand Of God. Robinson with The Running Cannonball Strike. Juice Jabs. Right Hand Of God. Robinson is distracted by Jado.

Loa attacks Robinson with a kendo stick. Tonga rolls Robinson over for a two count. Finlay ducks a clothesline from Tonga. Loa with a BackBreaker/FlatLiner Combination. Loa applies The CrossFace. Tonga locks in The Sharpshooter. Robinson grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Loa dumps Finlay out of the ring. GOD hits The Magic Killer for a two count. Loa drives Robinson back first into the turnbuckle pad. Tonga with The Stinger Splash. GOD goes for The Super PowerBomb, but Robinson counters with The FrankenSteiner. Finlay denies The GunStun. Finlay shoves Tonga into Jado. Finlay with The Stunner. Finlay with The Leaping European Uppercut. Finlay goes for Prima Nocta, but Tonga blocks it. Loa with The Big Boot. Finlay responds with The Ushigoroshi. Running Lariat/SpineBuster Combination for a two count. Finlay with an Avalanche BrainBuster. Robinson connects with The Frog Splash for a two count. Loa sends Finlay crashing to the outside. Jado tries to hit Robinson with the kendo stick. KENTA clocks Robinson with the IWGP US Title Briefcase. GOD plants Robinson with The Super PowerBomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Guerrillas Of Destiny via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: (14) Hiromu Takahashi vs. (14) El Desperado In The Finals Of Best Of The Super Jr. 27 Tournament

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Takahashi applies a side headlock. Takahashi with a side headlock takeover. Desperado answers with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Chain grappling exchange. Takahashi applies a side headlock. Takahashi transitions into a hammerlock. Desperado puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Takahashi stands on the back of Desperado’s neck. Takahashi kicks Desperado in the face. Desperado shoves Takahashi. Chop Exchange. Desperado with a thumb to the eye. Takahashi goes for a Running Hurricanrana, but Desperado counters with Numero Dos. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Desperado stands on Takahashi’s face. Desperado talks smack to Takahashi.

Takahashi with forearm shivers. Desperado shoves Red Shoes towards Takahashi. Desperado dropkicks the left knee of Takahashi. Desperado dumps Takahashi out of the ring. Desperado repeatedly whips Takahashi into the steel barricades. Desperado removes a turnbuckle pad. Takahashi gets back in the ring at the count of fifteen. Desperado stomps on Takahashi’s chest. Desperado repeatedly whips Takahashi into the exposed steel. Desperado with a Belly to Back Suplex. Desperado rams his boot across Takahashi’s face. Desperado with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Takahashi with three overhand chops. Desperado bodyslams Takahashi. Desperado with a Frog Splash on the left knee of Takahashi. Desperado continues to drop his weight on the left leg of Takahashi. Desperado dumps Takahashi out of the ring. Desperado kicks Takahashi in the gut. Desperado bodyslams Takahashi on the floor. Desperado slams the left knee of Takahashi on the floor. Takahashi gets back in the ring at the count of fourteen.

Desperado with a Leg Splash for a one count. Desperado figure fours the legs of Takahashi. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Desperado stomps on the left knee of Takahashi. Takahashi with two overhand chops. Desperado kicks Takahashi in the gut. Desperado goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. Takahashi with a Running Hurricanrana. Desperado with a knife edge chop. Takahashi reverses out of the irish whip from Desperado. Takahashi with a corner clothesline. Following a snap mare takeover, Takahashi with a basement dropkick. Takahashi kicks Desperado in the chest. Takahashi wraps his legs around Desperado’s neck. Takahashi pulls Desperado out of the ring. Takahashi with The Cazadora FaceBuster on the floor. Takahashi with a Missile Dropkick off the apron. Takahashi rolls Desperado back into the ring. Takahashi hits The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Desperado fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Takahashi kicks Desperado in the face. Desperado goes for The SpineBuster, but Takahashi blocks it. Desperado with The Knee Crusher.

Takahashi denies Numero Dos. Takahashi with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex into the red turnbuckle pad. Takahashi goes for The Dynamite Plunger, but Desperado lands back on his feet. Desperado blocks The SuperKick. Desperado with a forearm smash. Takahashi unloads Two SuperKicks. Takahashi with Two Running Death Valley Drivers. Takahashi goes for The Time Bomb, but Desperado counters with Numero Dos. Takahashi refuses to quit. Desperado goes for Guitarra de Angel, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. Takahashi regroups on the outside. Desperado kicks Takahashi into the barricade. Desperado sends Takahashi back first into the barricade. Red Shoes admonishes Desperado. Desperado delivers multiple chair shots. Desperado rolls Takahashi back into the ring. Desperado goes back to Numero Dos. Desperado hits Guitarra de Angel for a two count. Desperado applies Numero Dos. Takahashi drills Desperado with The Canadian Destroyer.

Desperado fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Desperado shoves Takahashi into Red Shoes. Desperado with the low blow. Takahashi answers with a big haymaker. Takahashi starts tearing off Desperado’s mask. Takahashi toys around Desperado. Palm Strike Exchange. Ground and Pound Display. Desperado rakes the eyes of Takahashi. Takahashi with an open palm strike. Desperado drops Takahashi with Loco Mono. Desperado goes for Pinche Loco, but Takahashi blocks it. Takahashi HeadButts Desperado. Takahashi hits Victory Royal. Takahashi goes for The Time Bomb, but Desperado counters with El Es Culero for a two count. Double Clothesline. Desperado kicks the left knee of Takahashi. Takahashi SuperKicks Desperado. Takahashi ducks a clothesline from Desperado. Takahashi with a Running Death Valley Driver into the exposed steel. Takahashi connects with The Time Bomb for a two count. Takahashi is shocked. Takahashi with The Victory Royal. Takahashi plants Desperado with The Time Bomb II to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiromu Takahashi via Pinfall 

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