NJPW New Years Golden Series Results (2/16/22): CHAOS vs. The House Of Torture

NJPW New Years Golden Series Results 2/16/22
Korakuen Hall
Tokyo, Japan

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First Match: The Great O-Khan vs. Kosei Fujita

Fujita dropkicks Khan before the bell rings. Fujita with forearm shivers. Fujita slaps Khan in the chest. Fujita whips Khan across the ring. Fujita with The Hip Toss for a two count. Khan denies The Bodyslam. Khan tugs on Fujita’s hair. Khan with Three Bodyslams for a two count. Khan repeatedly stomps on Fujita’s back. Khan with a Hip Toss for a two count. Khan applies The Head & Arm Choke. Fujita puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Khan stomps on Fujita’s face. Fujita with forearm shivers.

Khan drives his knee into the midsection of Fujita. Khan with a knife edge chop. Khan applies The Boston Crab in the ropes. Khan stomps on Fujita’s back. Khan hammers down on the back of Fujita’s neck. Fujita with two dropkicks for a two count. Fujita repeatedly kicks Khan in the back. Fujita applies The Boston Crab. Khan grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Fujita is putting the boots to Khan. Fujita with forearm shivers. Khan drops Fujita with a shoulder tackle. Khan transitions into a ground and pound attack. Khan with The Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Khan makes Fujita tap out to The Boston Crab.

Winner: The Great O-Khan via Submission 

Second Match: El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Taichi vs. Robbie Eagles, Tiger Mask and Ryohei Oiwa In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Suzuki Gun attacks Chaos before the bell rings. Taichi throws Oiwa into the steel barricade. Kanemaru repeatedly stomps on Tiger’s back. Desperado attacks Tiger with the jacket. Kanemaru hammers down on the back of Tiger’s neck. Kanemaru sends Tiger to the corner. Kanemaru with a running elbow smash. Desperado kicks Tiger in the face. Desperado goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Tiger lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Kanemaru avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Kanemaru grabs Tiger from behind. Tiger dropkicks Desperado. Tiger with a Flipping Mule Kick to Kanemaru. Desperado kicks Tiger in the gut. Tiger leapfrogs over Desperado. Tiger with The Monkey Flip. Desperado regroups on the outside. Tiger repeatedly stomps on Desperado’s chest. Tiger with Two Mid-Kicks. Desperado blocks a boot from Tiger. Kanemaru dropkicks the left knee of Tiger. Desperado clears the ring. Kanemaru stomps on the left knee of Tiger. Desperado stomps on Tiger’s back. Desperado tags in Kanemaru. Wish Bone Attack. Kanemaru hyperextends the left leg of Tiger. Kanemaru with more repeated stomps. Kanemaru tags in Taichi. Taichi starts choking Tiger. The referee admonishes Taichi. Choke Hold Party. Taichi stomps on Tiger’s chest. Taichi tags in Desperado.

Suzuki Gun is mauling Tiger in the corner. Desperado with a gut punch. Desperado dumps Tiger out of the ring. Desperado knocks Eagles and Oiwa off the ring apron again. Kanemaru throws Tiger into the barricade. Desperado slams Eagles head on the apron. The referee is losing control of this match. Kanemaru slams Tiger’s head on the apron. Taichi applies the nerve hold. Taichi rolls Tiger back into the ring. Desperado drops his weight on the left leg of Tiger. Desperado figure fours the legs of Tiger. Tiger with three overhand chops. Tiger grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Desperado tags in Kanemaru. Kanemaru repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Tiger. Kanemaru hammers down on the back of Tiger’s neck. Tiger with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Tiger sweeps out the legs of Kanemaru. Tiger with a Spin Kick. Desperado punches Tiger in the back. Tiger reverses out of the irish whip from Desperado. Tiger hits The Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Tiger tags in Eagles. Eagles dodges The Big Boot. Eagles clips the back of Kanemaru’s left knee. Eagles with The Sliding Elbow across the back of Kanemaru’s neck. Eagles knocks Taichi off the apron. Eagles plays to the crowd. Eagles with Two Mid-Kicks. Kanemaru blocks a boot from Eagles. Kanemaru hammers down on the right knee of Eagles. Kanemaru kicks Eagles in the gut. Eagles reverses out of the irish whip from Kanemaru. Eagles with a Leg Lariat.

Eagles with a Corner Meteora. Eagles sweeps out the legs of Kanemaru. Kanemaru denies The Shotgun Meteora. Kanemaru drops Tiger with The Spinning DDT. Kanemaru goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Eagles lands back on his feet. Eagles kicks Kanemaru in the gut. Eagles with a Dropkick/Spinning DDT Combination. Eagles with a Spinning Back Kick to Desperado. Eagles follows that with The Asai DDT. Taichi and Oiwa are tagged in. Oiwa dropkicks Taichi. Forearm/Big Boot Exchange. Oiwa ducks a clothesline from Taichi. Oiwa scores the forearm knockdown. Oiwa sends Taichi to the corner. Oiwa with The Corner Dropkick. Taichi applies the greco roman throat hold. Taichi throws Oiwa into the canvas. Oiwa dropkicks Taichi. Oiwa bodyslams Taichi for a two count. Oiwa applies The Boston Crab. Taichi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Oiwa stomps on Taichi’s chest. Taichi denies The Bodyslam. Taichi bodyslams Oiwa. Taichi repeatedly kicks Oiwa in the back. Taichi applies The Cobra Twist. Tiger breaks up the submission hold. Desperado kicks Tiger in the gut. Desperado dumps Tiger out of the ring. Oiwa with forearm shivers. Taichi with a Spinning Back Kick. Taichi drops Oiwa with The Mid-Kick. Taichi connects with The Hook Kick for a two count. Taichi makes Oiwa tap out to the single leg crab.

Winner: El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Taichi via Submission 

Third Match: El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori vs. Master Wato & Ryusuke Taguchi 

El Phantasmo and Master Wato will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Wato drop steps into a side headlock. Wato with a side headlock takeover. Phantasmo answers with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Strong Lockup. Wato backs Phantasmo into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Wato slaps Phantasmo in the chest. Forearm Exchange. Big Boot Exchange. Rockers Punches. Phantasmo with a Spinning Back Kick. Phantasmo kicks Wato in the face. Wato drops Phantasmo with a Leg Lariat. Ishimori and Taguchi are tagged in. Ishimori is playing mind games with Taguchi. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ishimori applies a side headlock. Taguchi whips Ishimori across the ring. Taguchi drops down on the canvas. Taguchi leapfrogs over Ishimori. Ishimori applies a waist lock. Taguchi decks Ishimori with a back elbow smash. Taguchi drops Ishimori with The Hip Attack.

Taguchi with clubbing hip smashes. Taguchi uses the bottom rope as a weapon. Taguchi tags in Wato. Taguchi knocks Phantasmo off the ring apron. Double Irish Whip. Double Elbow. Double Back Fists. Double Spinning Back Kicks. Double Drop Toe Hold. Double Basement Dropkick. Ishimori reverses out of the irish whip from Wato. Wato goes for a Running Hurricanrana, but Ishimori counters with a catapult into the middle rope. Ishimori kicks Wato in the face. Ishimori sends Wato chest first into the steel barricade. Ishimori dumps Wato throat first on the barricade. Phantasmo rolls Wato back into the ring. Ishimori goes into the lateral press for a two count. Ishimori tags in Phantasmo. Ishimori applies a front face lock. Back Rake Party. Phantasmo applies a rear chin lock. Wato with elbows into the midsection of Phantasmo. Phantasmo hammers down on the back of Wato’s neck. Wato with a single leg dropkick.

Wato tags in Taguchi. Hip Attack Party. Taguchi with The SpringBoard Double Hip Attack. Taguchi plays to the crowd. Taguchi goes for The Bomaye, but Phantasmo rolls him over for a two count. Taguchi with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Taguchi drops Phantasmo with The Shining Wizard for a two count. Phantasmo denies The Dodon. Ishimori tags himself in. Taguchi kicks Phantasmo in the gut. Taguchi reverses out of the irish whip from Ishimori. Ishimori with The Handspring Roundhouse Kick. Phantasmo with The SpringBoard MoonSault for a two count. Second Forearm Exchange. Phantasmo reverses out of the irish whip from Wato. Wato kicks Phantasmo in the face. Phantasmo with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Taguchi denies The Bloody Cross. Taguchi goes for The Ankle Lock, but Ishimori rolls him over for a two count. Ishimori with a Jumping Knee Strike. Wato negates Sudden Death. Taguchi rolls Ishimori over for a two count. Ishimori makes Taguchi tap out to The Bone Lock.

Winner: El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori via Submission 

Fourth Match: Toru Yano & Yuji Nagata vs. Minoru Suzuki & Douki 

Suzuki Gun attacks Yano and Nagata before the bell rings. Suzuki repeatedly stomps on Yano’s chest. Suzuki kicks Yano out of the ring. Suzuki kicks Yano in the gut. Suzuki and Yano are brawling near the dog cage. Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Yano. Suzuki is trying to put Yano inside the dog cage. Suzuki with a knee lift. Douki rakes the eyes of Nagata. Nagata drops Douki with The Kitchen Sink. Nagata with Three Mid-Kicks. Nagata stomps on Douki’s back. Suzuki kicks Nagata in the back. Suzuki applies The Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Suzuki whips Nagata into the steel barricade. All hell is breaking loose in Korakuen Hall. Suzuki continues to stomp on Yano’s chest. Suzuki attacks Yano with the bell hammer. Nagata gets back in the ring at the count of eighteen. Douki is choking Nagata with his boot. Douki drops Nagata with The Snap DDT for a two count. Douki stomps on Nagata’s chest. Douki tags in Suzuki. Suzuki repeatedly stomps on Nagata’s chest. Suzuki is mauling Nagata in the corner. The referee is trying to calm down Yano. Suzuki stomps on Nagata’s chest. Suzuki tags in Douki.

Suzuki applies a front face lock. Douki kicks Nagata in the ribs. Following a snap mare takeover, Douki with a basement dropkick for a two count. Douki punches Nagata in the back. Douki slams Nagata’s head on the right boot of Suzuki. Douki tags in Suzuki. Suzuki toys around with Nagata. Nagata shoves Suzuki. Forearm Exchange. Nagata kicks Suzuki in the face. Nagata hits The Exploder Suplex. Nagata tags in Yano. Yano removes a turnbuckle pad. Suzuki kicks Yano in the gut. Suzuki whips Yano across the ring. Yano holds onto the ropes. Yano dodges The Big Boot. Yano repeatedly slaps Suzuki in the back of the head. Suzuki rocks Yano with two forearm smashes. Suzuki HeadButts Yano. Suzuki with The Helluva Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Suzuki with The PK. Suzuki floors Yano with another forearm. Suzuki toys around with Yano. Yano rakes the eyes of Suzuki. Suzuki applies The Sleeper Hold. Suzuki goes for The Gotch Style PileDriver, but Yano counters with a Back Body Drop. Suzuki stomps on Yano’s back. Yano reverses out of the irish whip from Suzuki. Yano with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Yano tags in Nagata.

Nagata with The Mid-Kick. Suzuki blocks a boot from Nagata. Suzuki hammers down on the left knee of Nagata. Suzuki tags in Douki. Suzuki kicks Yano off the ring apron. Douki attacks the left knee of Nagata. Suzuki whips Yano into the barricade. Nagata reverses out of the irish whip from Douki. Nagata with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex. Nagata applies The Nagata Lock II. Suzuki breaks up the submission hold. Suzuki ties Yano’s arms together to the bottom rope rope. Suzuki with a forearm smash. Double Irish Whip. Douki with a running elbow smash. Suzuki with The Helluva Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, PK/Sliding Dropkick Combination for a two count. Suzuki applies a front face lock. Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Nagata. Douki with The Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Suzuki applies The Sleeper Hold. Yano frees himself from the bottom rope. Yano negates The Gotch Style PileDriver. Yano with a double low blow. Yano whips Douki into the exposed steel. Nagata with a Jumping Knee Strike. Nagata connects with The Bridging Back Drop Driver to pickup the victory. After the match, Yano handcuffs Suzuki to the barricade.

Winner: Toru Yano & Yuji Nagata via Pinfall 

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

Fifth Match: Sanada, Hiromu Takahashi and Bushi vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Hiroshi Tanahashi and Sanada will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Wrist Lock Exchange. Sanada reverses out of the irish whip from Tanahashi. Tanahashi holds onto the ropes. Tanahashi with a double leg takedown. Sanada denies The Paradise Lock. Tanahashi kicks Sanada in the gut. Tanahashi sends Sanada to the corner. Sanada decks Tanahashi with a back elbow smash. Sanada with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Sanada mocks Tanahashi. Sanad hammers down on the back of Tanahashi’s neck. Sanada tags in Bushi. Bushi punches Tanahashi in the back. Bushi with The Hangman’s NeckBreaker for a two count. Bushi slams Tanahashi’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Bushi with two overhand chops. Bushi with the irish whip. Tanahashi side steps Bushi into the turnbuckle pad. Bushi goes for The Pendulum Kick, but Tanahashi counters with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi tags in Makabe. Wish Bone Attack. Makabe stomps on Bushi’s chest. Makabe applies the single leg crab. Makabe stomps on Bushi’s back. Makabe applies a front face lock. Honma tags himself in. Honma kicks the left knee of Bushi. Honma with a double leg takedown. Honma repeatedly drops his weight on the left leg of Bushi. Honma uses the bottom rope as a weapon. Honma knocks Takahashi off the ring apron. Honma drops his elbow on the left knee of Bushi. Honma applies a leg lock.

Bushi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Honma with a Big Splash. Honma tags in Tanahashi. Tanahashi repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Bushi. Tanahashi applies the single leg crab. Bushi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Tanahashi tags in Makabe. Makabe stomps on Bushi’s back. Forearm Exchange. Makabe hammers down on the back of Bushi’s neck. Makabe continues to stomp on Bushi’s back. Makabe sends Bushi to the corner. Makabe with a corner clothesline. Makabe transitions into a corner mount. Makabe goes for The Northern Lights Suplex, but Bushi holds onto the referee’s t-shirt. Makabe with two gut punches. Bushi dropkicks the left knee of Makabe. Bushi tags in Takahashi. Takahashi clears the ring. Takahashi with forearm shivers. Makabe reverses out of the irish whip from Takahashi. Takahashi ducks under two clotheslines from Makabe. Takahashi with a Shotgun Dropkick. Takahashi ducks a clothesline from Honma. Takahashi kicks Honma in the back. Takahashi sends Honma to the corner. Takahashi with Forever Clotheslines. Takahashi with two shotgun dropkicks. Takahashi transitions into a corner mount. Takahashi rakes the eyes of Makabe. Makabe shrugs off two lariats from Takahashi. Makabe drops Takahashi with a shoulder tackle. Takahashi with a toe kick. Takahashi kicks Makabe in the chest. Takahashi ducks a clothesline from Makabe. Makabe delivers The Western Lariat. Tanahashi and Sanada are tagged in.

Misfired Clotheslines. Stalemate in the center of the ring. Sanada with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi denies The TKO. Tanahashi applies The Dragon Sleeper. Tanahashi slaps Sanada in the face. Sanada turns The TKO into Skull End. Tanahashi with Twist and Shout. Tanahashi tags in Honma. Honma unloads three knife edge chops. Honma sends Sanada to the corner. Honma with a running elbow smash. Honma with The Running Bulldog. Honma follows that with The Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma clears the ring. Double Irish Whip. Tanahashi with a Leaping Crossbody Block. Makabe with a corner clothesline. Double Vertical Suplex. Honma hits The Diving Kokeshi HeadButt for a two count. Makabe dumps Takahashi out of the ring. Honma goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Honma kicks Sanada in the gut. Honma with the irish whip. Sanada side steps Honma into the turnbuckle pad. Honma takes a ride on The LIJ Train. Triple Basement Dropkick for a two count. A pier six brawl ensues on the outside. Honma denies The TKO. Honma with a forearm smash. Sanada with The Rolling Elbow. Honma clotheslines Sanada. Sanada denies The PileDriver. Sanada goes for Skull End, but Honma counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Sanada connects with The TKO. Sanada makes Honma tap out to Skull End.

Winner: Sanada, Hiromu Takahashi and Bushi via Submission 

Sixth Match: Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi vs. Kazuchika Okada & Satoshi Kojima

Kazuchika Okada and Tetsuya Naito will start things off. Naito with a single leg takedown. Naito applies a front face lock. Naito with a double leg takedown. Naito grabs a side headlock. Following a snap mare takeover, Naito applies a rear chin lock. Naito with an arm-drag takeover. Naito applies a side headlock. Okada with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Test Of Strength. Okada brings Naito down to the mat. Okada applies a wrist lock. Kojima and Takagi are tagged in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Takagi backs Kojima into the ropes. Kojima turns Takagi over. The referee calls for clean break. Kojima slaps Takagi in the chest. Takagi shoves Kojima. Chop Exchange. Forearm Exchange. Takagi kicks Kojima in the gut. Takagi applies a side headlock. Kojima whips Takagi across the ring. Takagi drops Kojima with a shoulder tackle. Takagi with two elbow drops. Takagi goes for a Senton Splash, but Kojima ducks out of the way. Kojima with a shoulder tackle of his own. Kojima with clubbing blows to Takagi’s back. Kojima stomps on Takagi’s back. Kojima punches Takagi in the back. Kojima tags in Okada.

Double Irish Whip. Double Shoulder Tackle. Okada with The Delayed NeckBreaker for a two count. Takagi backs Okada into the red turnbuckle pad. Kojima tags himself in. Kojima with two toe kicks. Kojima with forearm shivers. Takagi attacks the midsection of Kojima. Mongolian Chop Exchange. Kojima with a Falling HeadButt. Kojima stomps on Takagi’s back. Kojima slams Takagi’s head on the red turnbuckle pad. Kojima tags in Okada. Following a snap mare takeover, Okada knocks Naito off the ring apron. Okada drives Naito back first into the steel barricade. Okada bodyslams Takagi. Okada with a Senton Splash. Okada tags in Kojima. Kojima stomps on Takagi’s back. Kojima with a forearm smash. Kojima kicks Takagi in the gut. Kojima hammers down on the back of Takagi’s neck. Kojima with a knife edge chop. Kojima punches Takagi. Kojima denies the bodyslam. Kojima punches Takagi in the back. Kojima with forearm shivers. Takagi denies The Koji Cutter. Kojima hammers down on the back of Takagi’s neck. Takagi decks Kojima with a back elbow smash. Takagi scores a right jab. Takagi drops Kojima with The Ryukon Lariat. Okada and Naito are tagged in.

Naito dodges The Big Boot. Naito ducks under a back elbow from Okada. Naito whips Okada across the ring. Naito with a Hip Toss. Naito dropkicks the back of Okada’s head. Naito with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Naito dropkicks the left knee of Okada. Naito with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Naito applies a Modified Triangle Choke. Okada puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Naito repeatedly stomps on Okada’s back. Naito applies the cravate. Naito with a back elbow smash. Naito sends Okada to the corner. Okada kicks Naito in the face. Okada ducks under two clotheslines from Naito. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Okada whips Naito across the ring. Okada with The Flapjack for a two count. Okada applies The Money Clip. Naito runs Okada into the turnbuckle pad. Naito with The Draping NeckBreaker onto the knee. Okada denies Gloria. Naito with clubbing elbow smashes. Naito avoids The Rain Maker. Okada drops Naito with The Big Boot. Okada tags in Kojima. Kojima knocks Takagi off the apron. Kojima kicks Naito in the gut. Machine Gun Chops. Kojima with the irish whip. Kojima with a flying forearm smash. Kojima plays to the crowd. Takagi runs interference. Naito with heavy bodyshots. Naito throws Kojima off the top turnbuckle. Naito tags in Takagi.

Takagi sends Kojima to the corner. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Takagi bodyslams Kojima. Takagi with The Flying Elbow Drop for a two count. Takagi applies a waist lock. Kojima with three sharp elbow strikes. Kojima drops Takagi with The DDT. Kojima kicks Takagi in the gut. Kojima hits The Koji Cutter. Second Forearm Exchange. Kojima hammers down on the back of Takagi’s neck. Takagi with a short pumping bomber. Naito with a basement dropkick. Double Irish Whip. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Naito with a Flying Boot. Takagi follows that with The Sliding Lariat for a two count. Okada uppercuts Takagi. Naito dropkicks the left knee of Okada. Okada with The Reverse NeckBreaker. Takagi with a running shoulder tackle. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Kojima shrugs off The Pumping Bomber. Kojima connects with The BrainBuster for a two count. Kojima goes for The Lariat, but Takagi counters with a back elbow smash. Takagi scores a right jab. Kojima answers with a forearm smash. Takagi blocks a lariat from Kojima. Takagi clotheslines Kojima. Takagi delivers The Pumping Bomber for a two count. Takagi plants Kojima with Last Of The Dragon to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi, Dick Togo and SHO vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, Yoshi Hashi and YOH In A 8-Man Tag Team Elimination Match 

House Of Torture attacks Chaos before the bell rings. Hashi slams Takahashi’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Forearm Exchange. Takahashi drives his knee into the midsection of Hashi. Takahashi hammers down on the back of Hashi’s neck. Takahashi kicks Hashi in the gut. Takahashi with a forearm smash. Takahashi with a knife edge chop. Double Shoulder Tackle. Double Toe Kick to Sho. War Drums to Sho and Togo. Hashi unloads two knife edge chops. Hashi stomps on Takahashi’s chest. Takahashi starts biting Hashi’s fingers. Takahashi whips Hashi into the exposed steel. House Of Torture clears the ring. All hell starts breaking loose in Korakuen Hall. EVIL rolls Hashi back into the ring. Red Shoes ignores Takahashi pin attempt. Takahashi transitions into a ground and pound attack. Takahashi stomps on Hashi’s chest for a two count. Takahashi tags in Togo. Togo with a straight right hand. Togo applies The Sleeper Hold on the top rope. Togo repeatedly stomps on Hashi’s chest. Togo is choking Hashi with his boot. Togo applies a wrist lock. Togo tags in Sho.

Sho works on the left shoulder of Hashi. Togo applies a front face lock behind Red Shoes back. Sho tags in EVIL. Sho knocks Ishii off the ring apron. EVIL bodyslams Hashi for a two count. EVIL toys around with Hashi. Chop Exchange. Hashi with forearm shivers. EVIL rakes the eyes of Hashi. EVIL whips Hashi across the ring. Hashi dropkicks the left knee of EVIL. Hashi with a Spinning Mule Kick. Hashi tags in Goto. Goto with a shoulder tackle. EVIL kicks Goto in the gut. Goto knocks Togo and Takahashi off the apron. Goto side steps EVIL into the exposed steel. Goto with The Back Drop Driver. Goto sends EVIL to the corner. Goto with The Spinning Wheel Kick. Goto with The Running Bulldog for a two count. EVIL tugs on Goto’s hair. EVIL throws the right leg of Goto into Red Shoes hands. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Goto. EVIL tags in Togo. Togo is throwing haymakers at Goto. Togo kicks Goto in the gut. Goto ducks a clothesline from Togo. Goto with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Goto tags in Ishii.

Ishii with forearm shivers. Ishii sends Togo to the corner. Togo kicks Ishii in the face. Misfired Clotheslines. Ishii with a Vertical Suplex. Togo applies a side headlock. Togo punches Ishii in the jaw. Togo whips Ishii across the ring. Ishii goes for a Back Drop Driver, but Togo lands back on his feet. Another pier six brawl ensues as Togo was trying to dump Ishii over the top rope. Ishii rocks Togo with a forearm smash. Ishii kicks EVIL and Takahashi in the face. Togo with a big haymaker. Chaos makes the save for Ishii. Yoh propels Togo to the apron. Ishii with a running forearm smash. Sho makes the save for Togo. Double Toe Kick. Double Irish Whip. Sho holds onto the ropes. Sho ducks a clothesline from Ishii. Yoh uppercuts Sho. Ishii delivers The Pounce that knocks Togo off the apron. Dick Togo has been eliminated. Double Irish Whip. Ishii with a corner clothesline. Yoh with a flying forearm smash. Ishii bodyslams Sho. Togo trips Yoh from the outside. Togo grabs Ishii from behind. Ishii is displaying his fighting spirit. Sho with illegal help from Togo sends Ishii tumbling to the floor. Tomohiro Ishii has been eliminated.

Sho rakes the eyes of Yoh. Sho repeatedly stomps on Yoh’s chest. Sho is choking Yoh with his boot. Sho grabs Yoh’s ears. Yoh clings onto the top rope. Sho is trying to kick Yoh off the apron. Sho starts bending Yoh’s fingers. Yoh with a forearm smash. Sho with the arm-ringer on the top rope. Yoh propels Sho to the apron. Second Forearm Exchange. Sho shoves Yoh into the steel ring post. YOH has been eliminated. Hashi sends Sho crashing into the steel barricade. Third Forearm Exchange. Hashi delivers his combination offense. EVIL kicks Hashi in the back. Goto returns the favor. Fourth Forearm Exchange. Goto dumps EVIL out of the ring. Double Irish Whip. Goto with a corner clothesline. Hashi with a running chop. Goto kicks Takahashi in the gut. EVIL trips Hashi from the outside. Takahashi shoves Goto into Red Shoes. Takahashi is raining down haymakers. House Of Torture gangs up on Sho. Takahashi grabs the pimp stick. Goto clotheslines Takahashi. Togo kicks Goto in the gut. Togo punches Goto in the jaw. Ishii and Yoh finally makes the save. Red Shoes is still laid out on the outside.

Hashi with a corner clothesline. Takahashi continues to bite Hashi’s fingers. Takahashi with a forearm smash. Takahashi denies The Ushigoroshi. Hashi SuperKicks Takahashi. SuperKick/Ushigoroshi Combination. Hashi applies The Butterfly Lock. EVIL brings the NEVER title into the ring. Takahashi channels his inner Eddie Guerrero and pretends that Hashi clocked him with a steel chair. Takahashi tosses Hashi over the top rope. Yoshi Hashi has been eliminated. Goto with clubbing blows to Takahashi’s back. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Goto. House Of Torture gangs up on Goto. Double Irish Whip. Goto rocks Takahashi with a forearm smash. Goto drops EVIL with The Discus Lariat. Takahashi responds with The StunGun. Goto sends Takahashi tumbling to the floor. Yujiro Takahashi has been eliminated. EVIL uses Red Shoes as a shield. Goto denies the low blow. Goto with a forearm smash. Goto with The Mid-Kick. Goto hits The Reverse GTR for a two count. EVIL denies The GTR. EVIL connects with Darkness Falls for a two count. Goto denies Everything Is EVIL. Double Lariat. Goto kicks EVIL in the face. EVIL clotheslines Goto over the top rope to pickup the victory.

Winner: EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi, Dick Togo and SHO via Over The Top Rope Elimination 

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