NJPW Strong Results (5/13/22): Jay White vs. Hikuleo

NJPW Strong Results 5/13/22
The Vermont Hollywood
Hollywood, California

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Commentators: (Ian Riccaboni & Alex Kozlov)

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Rocky Romero, Adrian Quest and Alex Coughlin vs. Team Filthy (JR Kratos, Danny Limelight and Black Tiger) In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Adrian Quest and Danny Limelight will start things off. Forearm Exchange. Limelight applies a side headlock. Quest whips Limelight across the ring. Quest drops down on the canvas. Quest leapfrogs over Limelight. Limelight goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Quest holds onto the ropes. Quest rolls under a clothesline from Limelight. Quest blocks a boot from Limelight. Quest goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Limelight lands back on his feet. Limelight with a Spinning Back Kick. Quest punches Limelight in the back. Quest hammers down on the back of Limelight’s neck. Quest sends Limelight to the corner. Limelight dives over Quest. Limelight slips over Quest’s back. Limelight with another Spinning Back Kick. Limelight mocks Romero. Quest with The Rolling Crucifix for a one count. Quest with a Back Body Drop. Quest follows that with a Running Uppercut. Quest tags in Romero. Forever Clotheslines. Romero unloads two knife edge chops. Limelight reverses out of the irish whip from Romero. Tiger kicks Romero in the back. Romero takes a swipe at Tiger. Limelight dropkicks Romero.

Limelight tags in Tiger. Belly to Back Suplex/Diving Reverse DDT Combination. Tiger with a knife edge chop. Tiger kicks Romero in the gut. Tiger sends Romero to the corner. Tiger starts delivering Forever Clotheslines of his own. Romero with clubbing blows to Tiger’s back. Romero is trying to pull off Tiger’s mask. That leads us to a pier six brawl. Tiger repeatedly stomps on Romero’s chest. Tiger is choking Romero with his boot. Tiger whips Romero across the ring. Tiger scores the elbow knockdown. Tiger tags in Kratos. Tiger stomps on Romero’s face. Kratos bodyslams Romero. Team Filthy poses for the crowd. Kratos applies a front face lock. Kratos tags in Limelight. Limelight kicks Romero in the gut. Limelight with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Limelight toys around with Romero. Romero with two forearm smashes. Romero uppercuts Limelight. Tiger rakes the eyes of Romero. Romero delivers The Rewind Kick. Romero hits The Shiranui off Limelight’s chest. Romero dropkicks the left knee of Limelight.

Coughlin and Kratos are tagged in. Second Forearm Exchange. Chop Exchange. Kratos with a chop/forearm combination. Kratos whips Coughlin across the ring. Kratos leapfrogs over Coughlin. Kratos drops Coughlin with The Big Boot. Kratos with The Deadlift Vertical Suplex for a two count. Kratos goes for a Running Splash, but Coughlin ducks out of the way. Kratos denies The Bodyslam. Quest with The SpringBoard SomerSault Senton. Quest and Romero rolls Kratos back into the ring. Coughlin with The Bridging Fallaway Slam for a two count. Kratos tags in Limelight. Tiger is putting the boots to Coughlin. Coughlin dumps Tiger out of the ring. Limelight attacks Coughlin from behind. Limelight with rapid fire haymakers. Coughlin with an Inside Out Lariat. Coughlin connects with The Bridging German Suplex to pickup the victory. After the match, Kratos delivers multiple chair shots. Kratos plants Coughlin with The Swinging Uranage Slam on the chair.

Winner: Rocky Romero, Adrian Quest and Alex Coughlin via Pinfall 

Second Match: Fred Rosser vs. The West Coast Wrecking Crew w/”Filthy” Tom Lawlor In A Two On One Handicap Match 

Tom Lawlor joins the commentary team for this match. WCWC gangs up on Rosser after the bell rings. Rosser with rapid fire haymakers. Rosser dumps Isaacs out of the ring. Rosser whips Nelson across the ring. Rosser with a Back Body Drop. Rosser clotheslines Nelson over the top rope. Rosser with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Rosser whips Isaacs into the steel barricade. Rosser repeatedly drives Isaacs back first into the barricade. Nelson uppercuts Rosser. Short-Arm Reversal by Rosser. Rosser drops Nelson with The Rolling Elbow. Rosser with a Belly to Back Suplex on the ring apron. Rosser with a Running Death Valley Driver. Rosser rolls Isaacs back into the ring. Rosser with clubbing elbow smashes. Rosser applies The CrossFace Chicken Wing. Rosser backs Isaacs into the red turnbuckle pad. Rosser with a chop/corner clothesline combination. Rosser clotheslines the back of Isaac’s neck. Rosser bodyslams Isaacs. Rosser with Two Seated Sentons.

Nelson shoves Rosser off the top turnbuckle. WCWC repeatedly stomps on Rosser’s chest. Isaacs transitions into a ground and pound attack. Isaacs drives his knee into Rosser’s back. Nelson puts his knee on the back of Rosser’s neck. Isaacs rams his boot across Rosser’s face. Nelson is choking Rosser with his boot. Nelson uppercuts Rosser. Isaacs with a forearm smash. Isaacs sends Rosser to the corner. Nelson whips Rosser into a turnbuckle pad. Team Filthy poses on the stage. Double Irish Whip. Rosser with a double clothesline. Rosser HeadButts Nelson. Rosser with a knife edge chop. Nelson reverses out of the irish whip from Rosser. Nelson drops down on the canvas. Isaacs sends Rosser tumbling to the floor. Nelson with a Diving Elbow Drop off the apron. Nelson slingshots Rosser into a Powerslam from Isaacs. Isaacs rolls Rosser back into the ring. Isaacs hooks the outside leg for a two count. Nelson with The SpineBuster. Isaacs with a Release German Suplex. WCWC connects with their Running Dropkick/BrainBuster Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: The West Coast Wrecking Crew via Pinfall 

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

Third Match: Jay White vs. Hikuleo 

Hikuleo refuses to do the two sweet hand gesture. White is playing mind games with Hikuleo. White uses the referee as a human shield. White side steps Hikuleo into a turnbuckle pad. White continues to stick and move. Hikuleo walks after White. Hikuleo denies The Baseball Slide Dropkick. Hikuleo pulls White out of the ring. White avoids the knife edge chop. White repeatedly stomps on Hikuleo’s back and chest. White is throwing haymakers at Hikuleo. Hikuleo shoves White. Hikuleo drops White with a shoulder tackle. Hikuleo repeatedly stomps on White’s back. Hikuleo with clubbing blows to White’s back. Forearm Exchange. White tumbles to the floor. Hikuleo dumps White face first on the steel barricade. Hikuleo is choking White with his boot. Hikuleo rolls White back into the ring. Hikuleo with a Big Biel Throw. Hikuleo slaps White in the chest. Hikuleo inadvertently chops the steel ring post. White sends Hikuleo face first into the ring post. White rolls Hikuleo back into the ring. White goes into the cover for a one count.

Hikuleo goes for a Vertical Suplex, but White lands back on his feet. White dodges The Running Boot. White delivers a chop block. White repeatedly wraps the left leg of Hikuleo around the steel ring post. White slams the left leg of Hikuleo on the apron. Hikuleo push kicks White into the barricade. White starts choking Hikuleo with the ring skirt. White with a Draping NeckBreaker on the floor. White with an Inverted Dragon Screw Leg Whip. White repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Hikuleo. White drops his weight on the left leg of Hikuleo. White applies a leg lock. White toys around with Hikuleo. Chop Exchange. White dropkicks the left knee of Hikuleo. Hikuleo whips White into the blue turnbuckle pad. Hikuleo with The Delayed Vertical Suplex. White kicks Hikuleo in the face. Hikuleo bodyslams White. Hikuleo with a Big Splash for a two count. White fights out of the fireman’s carry position. White kicks the left knee of Hikuleo. White drops Hikuleo with The DDT for a two count. White with Two Uppercuts. White with a Flatliner. White follows that with a Release German Suplex.

White hits The BladeBuster for a two count. White applies a rear chin lock. Hikuleo denies The Sleeper Suplex. White delivers a chop block. Hikuleo decks White with a back elbow smash. White with a running clothesline. White hyperextends the left knee of Hikuleo. White with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Hikuleo uses his feet to create separation. White is mauling Hikuleo in the corner. White wraps the left leg of Hikuleo around the middle rope. White transitions into a corner mount. Hikuleo PowerBombs White. White wisely exits the ring. Hikuleo rolls White back into the ring. White with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip on the middle rope. White nails Hikuleo with The Draping DDT for a two count. Hikuleo denies The Blade Runner. White unloads three knife edge chops. Hikuleo with an Inside Out Lariat. Hikuleo delivers a blistering chop. Hikuleo levels White with The Body Avalanche. Hikuleo with a Running Powerslam for a two count. White denies The Chokeslam. White ducks under a chop from Hikuleo. Hikuleo Powerslams White. Hikuleo goes for The Chokeslam, but White counters with The Blade Runner to pickup the victory. After the match, White hugs Hikuleo to close the show.

Winner: Jay White via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez