New Japan Cup Results (3/6/22): Will Ospreay vs. Bushi

New Japan Cup Results 3/6/22
The Big Palette Fukushima
Fukushima, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

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First Match: Yuji Nagata vs. Kosei Fujita 

Test Of Strength. Wrist Lock Exchange. Nagata applies a side headlock. Fujita whips Nagata across the ring. Nagata drops Fujita with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Nagata applies a front face lock. Fujita grabs a side wrist lock. Fujita transitions into a hammerlock. Fujita applies a side headlock. Nagata with a top wrist lock takedown. Nagata bars the left arm of Fujita. Nagata hyperextends the left wrist of Fujita. Fujita with a wrist lock takedown. Nagata kicks Fujita in the face. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Nagata kicks the left hamstring of Fujita. Nagata applies a front face lock. Second Wrist Lock Exchange. Nagata applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Fujita puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Nagata stomps on Fujita’s chest. Nagata with clubbing arm-ringers. Nagata applies a double wrist lock. Fujita puts his foot under the bottom rope which forces the break. Nagata teep kicks Fujita into the ropes.

Nagata hammers down on the back of Fujita’s neck. Nagata stomps on Fujita’s back. Nagata unloads Two Mid-Kicks. Forearm Exchange. Fujita dropkicks Nagata. Fujita with forearm shivers. Fujita sends Nagata to the corner. Fujita blocks a boot from Nagata. Fujita with combination forearms. Fujita dodges The Big Boot. Fujita scores the forearm knockdown for a two count. Fujita continues to dish out forearms. Fujita whips Nagata across the ring. Fujita dropkicks Nagata. Fujita repeatedly kicks Nagata in the back. Fujita applies The Boston Crab. Nagata escapes the hold. Fujita stomps on Nagata’s back. Fujita slaps the back of Nagata’s head. Second Forearm Exchange. Fujita slaps Nagata in the face. Fujita with a running short-arm lariat. Nagata kicks Fujita in the gut. Nagata whips Fujita across the ring. Nagata delivers The Kitchen Sink. Nagata blasts Fujita with The Mid-Kick for a two count. Nagata connects with The Exploder Suplex. Nagata makes Fujita tap out to The Nagata Lock II.

Winner: Yuji Nagata via Pinfall 

Second Match: El Phantasmo, Chase Owens and Gedo vs. Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, and Tiger Mask In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Gedo and Tiger Mask will start things off. Gedo kicks Tiger in the gut. Gedo with a southpaw haymaker. Wrist Lock Exchange. Tiger applies a hammerlock. Tiger grabs a side wrist lock. Tiger tags in Makabe. Makabe applies a wrist lock. Honma tags himself in. Honma grabs a side wrist lock. Tiger tags himself in. Gedo with two haymakers. Gedo whips Tiger across the ring. Tiger with a Diving Crossbody Block. Tiger with a Spinning Back Kick. Tiger with a straight right hand. Phantasmo rakes the eyes of Tiger. Tiger kicks Gedo in the face. Tiger with a Flipping Mule Kick to Phantasmo. Tiger takes a swipe at Owens. Owens slams Tiger’s head on the top rope. Owens pulls Tiger out of the ring. Owens whips Tiger into the steel barricade. Phantasmo applies the nipple hold. Gedo whips Tiger with the leather belt. Gedo rolls Tiger back into the ring. Gedo applies a front face lock. Gedo tags in Phantasmo.

Back Rake Party. Owens is choking Tiger in the corner. Phantasmo starts choking Tiger with his boot. The referee is losing control of this match. Bullet Club is mauling Tiger in the corner. Owens with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Owens toys around with Tiger. Tiger with heavy bodyshots. Owens pie faces Tiger. Tiger slaps Owens in the chest. Tiger ducks a clothesline from Owens. Tiger hits The Tiger Driver. Tiger tags in Makabe. Makabe with a shoulder tackle. Makabe knocks Phantasmo off the ring apron. Makabe with forearm shivers. Makabe reverses out of the irish whip from Gedo. Makabe with three corner clotheslines. Makabe transitions into a corner mount. Owens denies The Northern Lights Suplex. Owens with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Owens uppercuts Makabe. Makabe clotheslines Owens for a two count. Owens nails Makabe with The Pump Kick. Owens drops Makabe with The Jewel Heist. Owens tags in Phantasmo.

Phantasmo repeatedly kicks Makabe in the chest. Phantasmo with forearm shivers. Phantasmo rakes the eyes of Makabe. Phantasmo ducks a clothesline from Makabe. Makabe with The Western Lariat. Makabe tags in Honma. Honma kicks Phantasmo in the gut. Honma unloads three knife edge chops. Honma sends Phantasmo to the corner. Honma with a running elbow smash. Honma with a Running Bulldog. Honma follows that with The Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma clears the ring. Double Irish Whip. Honma with a running elbow smash. Makabe with a corner clothesline. Tiger hits The Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Honma with The Rocket Kokeshi for a two count. Makabe dumps Owens out of the ring. A pier six brawl ensues on the outside. Phantasmo stomps on the left foot of Honma. Phantasmo thrust kicks the midsection of Honma. Phantasmo kicks Honma in the chest. Phantasmo with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Phantasmo prepares for The Sudden Death. Owens nails Honma with The V-Trigger. Owens connects with The Package PileDriver. Phantasmo plants Honma with Thunder Kiss 86 to pickup the victory.

Winner: El Phantasmo, Chase Owens and Gedo via Pinfall 

Third Match: EVIL, SHO and Yujiro Takahashi w/Dick Togo vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Master Wato and Ryusuke Taguchi In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

House Of Torture attacks Taguchi Japan before the bell rings. EVIL applies a wrist lock. Taguchi reverses out of the irish whip from EVIL. Taguchi with a Hip Attack. Double Irish Whip. Taguchi starts calling the plays. Wato with leaping back elbow smashes. Tanahashi with running crossbody splashes in the corner. EVIL repeatedly kicks Taguchi in the face. Double Toe Kick. Taguchi goes for The Assisted Hip Attack, but EVIL counters with an Atomic Drop. Takahashi drives his knee into the midsection of Wato. Sho pulls Tanahashi out of the ring. Sho rakes the eyes of Tanahashi. EVIL stomps on Taguchi’s back. EVIL with another Atomic Drop. EVIL tags in Sho. Sho repeatedly whips Taguchi with the turnbuckle sleeve. Sho applies a front face lock. Takahashi tags himself in. Takahashi kicks Taguchi in the gut. Following a snap mare takeover, Takahashi with two haymakers. Takahashi starts biting Taguchi’s forehead. Takahashi goes into the lateral press for a two count. Takahashi tags in EVIL. EVIL taunts Wato. EVIL denies the schoolboy rollup. EVIL applies The Cobra Twist. EVIL uses House Of Torture for leverage. Tanahashi puts Togo in a Sleeper Hold. EVIL goes into the cover for a two count. EVIL tags in Sho.

Sho slams Taguchi’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Sho repeatedly stomps on Taguchi’s chest. Sho is choking Taguchi with his boot. Sho toys around with Taguchi. Taguchi with combination sumo strikes. Taguchi with a forearm smash. Sho rakes the eyes of Taguchi. Taguchi reverses out of the irish whip from Sho. Taguchi goes for The Hip Attack, but Sho holds onto the ropes. Taguchi drops Sho with The Roll Through Hip Attack. Taguchi tags in Wato. Wato scores the elbow knockdown. Wato with a Big Boot. Wato whips Sho across the ring. Wato dropkicks Sho. Wato clears the ring. Sho launches Wato over the top rope. Wato with an Apron Enzuigiri. Wato with The SpringBoard European Uppercut for a two count. Wato applies a wrist lock. Sho denies The Recientemente. Sho applies a waist lock. Wato breaks free from the hold. Sho shoves the referee towards Wato. Sho Spears Wato. Sho tags in Takahashi. Takahashi kicks Wato in the gut. Takahashi with a forearm smash. Takahashi with a knife edge chop. Wato reverses out of the irish whip from Takahashi. Wato with a leg lariat.

Wato tags in Tanahashi. Tanahashi with a flying forearm smash. Tanahashi clears the ring. Tanahashi delivers his combination offense. Tanahashi bodyslams Takahashi. Tanahashi with The SomerSault Senton for a two count. Takahashi avoids The SlingBlade. Takahashi starts biting Tanahashi’s fingers. Tanahashi reverses out of the irish whip from Takahashi. Takahashi holds onto the ropes. Takahashi ducks a clothesline from Tanahashi. EVIL trips Tanahashi from the outside. Takahashi with The Helluva Kick. Sho clears the ring. EVIL sends Tanahashi to the corner. Sho with a flying forearm smash. Takahashi with another Helluva Kick. EVIL follows that with a corner clothesline. Takahashi hits The Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. Tanahashi slaps Takahashi in the face. Takahashi clotheslines Tanahashi for a two count. The referee gets distracted by Togo. Takahashi grabs the pimp stick. Takahashi delivers the low blow instead. Tanahashi denies The Big Juice. Tanahashi with a low blow of his own behind the referee’s back. Tanahashi rolls Takahashi over to pickup the victory. After the match, Taguchi gets EVIL trapped in The Ankle Lock on the floor.

Winner: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Master Wato and Ryusuke Taguchi via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano and YOH vs. Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi, Sanada and Hiromu Takahashi In A 8-Man Tag Team Match 

YOH and Hiromu Takahashi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Takahashi applies a side headlock. Yoh whips Takahashi across the ring. Takahashi drops Yoh with a shoulder tackle. Yoh pops back on his feet. Takahashi kicks Yoh in the gut. Yoh reverses out of the irish whip from Takahashi. Yoh leapfrogs over Takahashi. Takahashi applies a waist lock. Yoh with a back elbow smash. Takahashi leapfrogs over Yoh. Yoh lunges over Takahashi. Takahashi with the pass through. Yoh drops down on the canvas. Yoh with a drop toe hold. Yoh with a sliding dropkick. Yoh tags in Yano. Yano removes a turnbuckle pad. Takahashi reverses out of the irish whip from Yano. Takahashi with a Shotgun Dropkick into the exposed. LIJ clears the ring. Forearm Exchange. Takagi whips Ishii into the steel barricade. Takagi sends Ishii face first into the steel ring post. All hell is breaking loose in Fukushima. Takagi with clubbing elbow smashes. Takagi repeatedly kicks Ishii in the back. Takahashi hammers down on the back of Yano’s neck. Takahashi applies a wrist lock. Takahashi tags in Sanada.

Sanada wrenches on the left wrist of Yano. Takagi tags himself in. Takagi with a double axe handle strike. Takagi applies a hammerlock. Yano puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Takagi stomps on Yano’s back. Takagi applies an arm-bar. Takagi backs Yano into the ropes. Takagi with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Takagi drives his knee into the midsection of Yano. Takagi takes a swipe at Ishii. Ishii with forearm shivers. Takagi drops Ishii with a shoulder tackle. Takagi tags in Naito. Naito applies a wrist lock. Takahashi with a flying double axe handle strike. Naito hammers down on the left arm of Yano. Naito sends Yano to the corner. Naito with a Corner Dropkick. Naito sweeps out the legs of Yano. Combination Cabron. Naito talks smack to Yano. Hair Pull Party. Double Toe Kick. Yano pulls LIJ down to the mat. Yano tags in Okada. Okada with forearm shivers. Naito reverses out of the irish whip from Okada. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Okada clears the ring. Okada side steps Naito into the blue turnbuckle pad. Okada kicks Naito in the gut. Okada drops Naito with The DDT for a two count.

Naito denies The Reverse NeckBreaker. Naito with clubbing blows to Okada’s back. Okada ducks a clothesline from Naito. Okada applies The Money Clip. Naito walks into the ropes which forces the break. Okada bodyslams Naito. Okada dives over Naito. Okada with a toe kick. Naito with a deep arm-drag. Naito scores the elbow knockdown. Naito dropkicks the back of Okada’s neck. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito with a NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito applies The Headscissors Neck Lock. Naito repeatedly stomps on Okada’s chest. Okada denies Gloria. Naito with clubbing elbow smashes. Okada answers with The Big Boot. Ishii and Takagi are tagged in. Misfired Clotheslines. Takagi with a forearm smash. Takagi sends Ishii to the corner. Takagi blocks a boot from Ishii. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Ishii applies a side headlock. Ishii hammers down on the back of Takagi’s neck. Second Forearm Exchange. Takagi with a double handed chop. Takagi runs into Ishii. Ishii puts Takagi down with the shoulder tackle. Takagi denies The Back Drop Driver. Standing Switch Exchange. Takagi with a forearm shot across the back of Ishii. Ishii ducks a clothesline from Takagi. Ishii with a Vertical Suplex. Takagi rises back on his feet. Takagi decks Ishii with a back elbow smash. Takagi scores a right jab. Takagi with The Fake Out DDT. Takagi tags in Sanada.

Sanada with forearm shivers. Short-Arm Reversal by Ishii. Ishii with The Back Drop Driver. Ishii tags in Yoh. Yoh with forearm shivers. Yoh with the irish whip. Yoh blocks a boot from Sanada. Yoh with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Yoh goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Sanada with the back elbow smash. Yoh dropkicks Sanada. Chaos clears the ring. Double Irish Whip. Running Back Elbow Party. Yoh hits The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Yoh applies The Full Nelson Lock. Sanada backs Yoh into the turnbuckle pad. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Triple Basement Dropkick for a two count. Takagi dumps Ishii out of the ring. Sanada goes for Skull End, but Yoh counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Yoh with The La Magistral for a two count. Sho blocks The SuperKick. Sanada goes for another Skull End, but Yoh rolls him over for a two count. Sanada with a forearm smash. Yoh uppercuts Sho. Sanada connects with The TKO. Sanada makes Yoh tap out to Skull End. After the match, Ishii gets into a massive brawl with Takagi on the outside.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi, Sanada and Hiromu Takahashi via Submission 

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

Fifth Match: Jeff Cobb & The Great O-Khan vs. Bad Luck Fale & Taiji Ishimori 

Bullet Club attacks United Empire before the bell rings. Fale is choking Cobb. Fale punches Cobb in the back. Fale dumps Cobb out of the ring. Cobb with a straight right hand. Ishimori rakes the eyes of Khan. Ishimori tees off on Khan. Khan with forearm shivers. Khan unloads Three Mongolian Chops. Khan rakes the eyes of Ishimori. Khan is choking Ishimori with his boot. The referee admonishes Khan. Khan applies a wrist lock. Khan whips Ishimori into the red turnbuckle pad. Khan repeatedly rakes the back of Ishimori. Khan backs Takahashi into the red turnbuckle pad. The Great Wall of Khan. Khan talks smack to Ishimori. Khan wants Ishimori to kiss his boot. Ishimori with a gut punch. Ishimori with two overhand chops. Khan drives his knee into the midsection of Ishimori. Khan hammers down on the back of Ishimori’s neck. Khan applies The Sheep Killer. Ishimori with a desperation knee lift. Khan denies The Pump Kick. Wrist Lock Exchange. Ishimori kicks Khan in the gut.

Khan goes for a GutWrench Bodyslam, but Ishimori lands back on his feet. Ishimori with the greco roman eye poke. Khan applies The Claw. Khan with a Tomahawk Chop. Khan with a forearm smash. Khan sends Ishimori to the ring apron. Ishimori slides under Khan. Ishimori with a shoulder block. Ishimori with a SpringBoard Seated Senton. Ishimori plays around Khan’s braid. Ishimori repeatedly kicks Khan in the chest. Ishimori applies the cravate. Following a snap mare takeover, Ishimori cranks on Khan’s neck. Khan applies The Knee Bar. Ishimori grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Khan tags in Cobb. Cobb stomps on Ishimori’s back. Cobb stands on Ishimori’s back. Cobb taunts Fale. Cobb drives Ishimori back first into the turnbuckle pad. Cobb with a cocky report for a two count. Khan knocks Fale off the apron. Ishimori with three overhand chops. Cobb drives his knee into the midsection of Ishimori. Cobb whips Ishimori across the ring.

Cobb goes for a German Suplex, but Ishimori lands back on his feet. Ishimori with a Jumping Knee Strike. Ishimori tags in Fale. Fale with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Fale with the irish whip. Cobb avoids The Body Avalanche. Cobb tags in Khan. Khan with a corner clothesline. Khan nails Fale with The Pump Kick. Khan ducks a clothesline from Fale. Khan with a Hangman’s NeckBreaker for a two count. Khan applies The Head & Arm Triangle Choke. Fale denies The Judo Throw. Fale levels Khan with The Body Avalanche. Fale with the elbow drop for a two count. Cobb and Ishimori are trading back and forth shots. Cobb dumps Ishimori out of the ring. Mongolian Chop Party. Fale with a double irish whip. Ishimori trips Cobb from the outside. Fale clotheslines Khan for a two count. Khan denies The Grenade. Khan uppercuts Fale. Khan applies The Claw. Ishimori delivers the low blow. Fale connects with The Grenade to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bad Luck Fale & Taiji Ishimori via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Aaron Henare vs. Yuto Nakashima In A First Round Match In The 2022 New Japan Cup 

Kickboxing Routine after the bell rings. Chain grappling exchange. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Henare backs Nakashima into the ropes. Nakashima turns Henare over. The referee calls for a clean break. Nakashima with forearm shivers. Henare kicks Nakashima in the gut. Henare punches Nakashima in the back. Henare applies a side headlock. Nakashima with heavy bodyshots. Nakashima grabs a side headlock. Henare whips Nakashima across the ring. Nakashima runs into Henare. Shoulder Block Exchange. Nakashima ducks a clothesline from Henare. Nakashima drops Henare with a shoulder tackle. Nakashima stomps on Henare’s back. Nakashima with forearm shivers. Henare with a running shoulder tackle. Henare dumps Nakashima out of the ring.

Nakashima with two forearm smashes. Henare repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Nakashima. Henare with a Superman Forearm. Henare tosses Nakashima around the ringside area. Henare rolls Nakashima back into the ring. Henare hooks the outside leg for a two count. Henare is mauling Nakashima in the corner. Henare is choking Nakashima with his boot. Henare applies a wrist lock. Henare with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Henare transitions into a ground and pound attack for a two count. Nakashima with forearm shivers. Henare launches Nakashima to the corner. Nakashima side steps Henare into the blue turnbuckle pad. Nakashima bodyslams Henare.

Nakashima with forearm shivers. Henare reverses out of the irish whip from Nakashima. Nakashima scores the forearm knockdown. Nakashima with a flying forearm smash. Nakashima with a Hip Toss for a two count. Henare denies The Boston Crab. Nakashima applies The Heel Hook. Henare grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Nakashima stomps on the left knee of Henare. Nakashima is raining down forearms in the corner. Nakashima with the irish whip. Nakashima hammers down on the back of Henare’s neck. Forearm Exchange. Palm Strike Exchange. Nakashima drops Henare with The Mid-Kick for a two count. Nakashima is fired up. Nakashima with forearm shivers. Henare delivers a gut punch. Henare SuperKicks Nakashima. Henare connects with The Rampage to pickup the victory.

Winner: Aaron Henare via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Ryohei Oiwa In A First Round Match In The 2022 New Japan Cup 

Oiwa starts things off with a running shoulder tackle. Short-Arm Reversal by Sabre. Sabre applies a side headlock. Oiwa whips Sabre across the ring. Oiwa drops down on the canvas. Oiwa leapfrogs over Sabre. Oiwa with a Hip Toss. Sabre kicks Oiwa in the face. Oiwa with another shoulder tackle. Sabre regroups on the outside. Chain grappling exchange. Oiwa applies a headscissors neck lock. Sabre grapevines the legs of Oiwa. Oiwa with forearm shivers. Sabre puts more pressure to Oiwa’s knees. Sabre applies a hammerlock. Oiwa with two sharp elbow strikes. Oiwa applies a hammerlock. Sabre with an arm-drag takeover. Sabre applies a side headlock. Oiwa puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Hand fighting display. Oiwa with a fireman’s carry takeover. Oiwa applies a side headlock. Sabre wraps his legs around Oiwa’s neck. Sabre with a single leg crab. Oiwa goes back to the side headlock. Oiwa applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Sabre puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Sabre with a waist lock takedown. Sabre applies the cravate. Sabre starts bending Oiwa’s fingers. Sabre applies a top wrist lock. Oiwa brings Sabre down to the mat.

Oiwa puts his knee on Sabre’s face. Oiwa applies an arm-bar. Wrist Lock Exchange. Sabre with a single leg takedown. Sabre works on his joint manipulation game. Sabre toys around with Oiwa. Sabre with a wrist lock takedown. Sabre hyperextends the left arm of Oiwa. Sabre repeatedly kicks the left shoulder of Oiwa. Oiwa with a double leg takedown. Oiwa sends Sabre to the corner. Oiwa with a corner dropkick. Oiwa with a running shoulder tackle. Oiwa follows that with a GutWrench Suplex for a two count. Sabre applies a modified headscissors neck lock. Oiwa refuses to quit. Sabre drops Oiwa with The Big Boot. Oiwa sweeps out the legs of Sabre. Sabre denies The Boston Crab. Standing Switch Exchange. Sabre applies the cravate. Oiwa bodyslams Sabre. Rollup Exchange. Oiwa whips Sabre across the ring. Oiwa dropkicks Sabre for a two count. Oiwa goes for a Bodyslam, but Sabre lands back on his feet. Sabre with clubbing uppercuts. Oiwa with forearm shivers. Sabre scores the ankle pick. Sabre makes Oiwa tap out to a Standing Toe Hold.

Winner: Zack Sabre Jr via Submission 

Eight Match: Will Ospreay vs. Bushi In A First Round Match In The 2022 New Japan Cup 

Bushi dropkicks Ospreay to the floor before the bell rings. Bushi lands The Suicide Dive. Bushi kicks Ospreay in the gut. Bushi whips Ospreay into the steel barricade. Bushi rolls Ospreay back into the ring. Bushi with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Bushi stomps on Ospreay’s back. Ospreay with a forearm/back elbow combination. Bushi drives his knee into the midsection of Ospreay. Bushi hammers down on the back of Ospreay’s neck. Bushi sends Ospreay to the corner. Ospreay puts Bushi on the top turnbuckle. Bushi kicks Ospreay in the face. Ospreay with a blistering chop that sends Bushi tumbling to the floor. Ospreay whips Bushi into the barricade. Ospreay starts choking Bushi with his boot. Ospreay rolls Bushi back into the ring. Ospreay goes into the lateral press for a two count. Ospreay with a knife edge chop. Ospreay rips off Bushi’s t-shirt. Ospreay talks smack to Bushi. Ospreay rocks Bushi with a forearm smash for a two count.

Ospreay bodyslams Bushi. Ospreay with a running elbow drop for a two count. Ospreay toys around with Bushi. Bushi with three overhand chops. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Ospreay sends Bushi to the corner. Bushi kicks Ospreay in the face. Bushi with a Hurricanrana. Bushi with two forearm smashes. Ospreay reverses out of the irish whip from Bushi. Bushi with a Pendulum Kick. Bushi delivers The Missile Dropkick. Bushi-O-Rooni. Bushi with The Slingshot Hurricanrana on the floor. Bushi rolls Ospreay back into the ring. Bushi ducks a clothesline from Ospreay. Bushi drops Ospreay with The DDT for a two count. Ospreay denies The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Ospreay with a Spinning Pendulum BackBreaker. Ospreay hits Pip Pip Cheerio for a two count. Ospreay with a Roundhouse Kick. Ospreay nails Bushi with The Hook Kick. Ospreay goes for The OsCutter, but Bushi pulls Red Shoes into the path. Forearm Exchange.

Ospreay with The Rolling Elbow. Bushi dropkicks the left knee of Ospreay. Ospreay with a knife edge chop. Bushi dropkicks Ospreay. Bushi with The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Bushi goes for The MX, but Ospreay pulls Marty Asami into the path. Ospreay kicks Bushi off the ring apron. Ospreay with The Slingshot Pescado. Ospreay rolls Bushi back into the ring. Ospreay scores another Hook Kick. Bushi denies The Storm Breaker. Bushi inadvertently spits green mist into Kenta Sato’s eyes. Ospreay drops Sato with a Step Up Enzuigiri. All hell is breaking loose in Fukushima. Bushi delivers The Rewind Kick. Ospreay with a Tiger Wall Flip Kick. Ospreay with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ospreay goes for The OsCutter, but Bushi counters with The Backstabber. Bushi goes for The MX, but Ospreay counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ospreay connects with The OsCutter for a two count. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Bushi counters with The Japanese Leg Clutch Hold for a two count. Ospreay denies The CodeBreaker. Ospreay with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Ospreay plants Bushi with The Hidden Blade to pickup the victory.

Winner: Will Ospreay via Pinfall 

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