NJPW Strong Results 5/21/22
The Vermont Hollywood
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Commentators: (Ian Riccaboni & Alex Kozlov)
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Chris Dickinson vs. Ren Narita
Feeling out process after the bell rings. Chain grappling exchange. Test Of Strength. Dickinson kicks the left hamstring of Narita. Dickinson with a single leg takedown. Dickinson is trying to get Narita in a full mount. Double Wrist Lock Exchange. Dickinson puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Dickinson with a Leg Kick. Dickinson brings Narita down to the mat. Dickinson denies the drop toe hold. Narita applies a front face lock. Dickinson backs Narita into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dickinson backs Narita into the turnbuckle pad. Dickinson slaps Narita in the chest. Narita gets up in Dickinson’s grill. Palm Strike Exchange. Dickinson kicks the left hamstring of Narita. Dickinson with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Dickinson applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Dickinson transitions into a hammerlock. Narita grapples around Dickinson. Heel Hook Exchange. Narita puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Dickinson with combo palm strikes. Dickinson with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex.
Dickinson applies a front face lock. Narita brings Dickinson down to the mat. Narita applies The Heel Hook. Dickinson gets Narita’s shoulders pinned to the mat for a two count. Dickinson goes back to The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Narita refuses to quit. Dickinson with two arm-ringers. Dickinson with a knife edge chop. Dickinson whips Narita across the ring. Dickinson scores the elbow knockdown. Dickinson applies a top wrist lock. Dickinson slaps Narita in the chest. Dickinson applies a double wrist lock. Narita crawls to the bottom rope which forces the break. Dickinson repeatedly stomps on the left shoulder of Narita. Narita drives his knee into the midsection of Dickinson. Narita with clubbing hamstring kicks. Dickinson unloads two knife edge chops. Following a snap mare takeover, Dickinson applies a hammerlock with his legs. Narita grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Chop Exchange. Narita delivers his combination offense.
Narita sends Dickinson to the corner. Narita with a running elbow smash. Narita kicks Dickinson in the gut. Narita with The Bridging Half Hatch Suplex for a two count. Narita kicks Dickinson in the back. Narita stomps on Dickinson’s chest. Narita applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Dickinson reverses the pressure. Narita rolls Dickinson over for a two count. Dickinson with three overhand chops. Narita refuses to let go of the hold. Dickinson finally grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Narita drops Dickinson with The Mid-Kick. Narita kicks Dickinson in the back. Chop/Mid-Kick Exchange. Dickinson with a single leg takedown. Dickinson with a Release German Suplex. Dickinson with a series of corner clotheslines. Dickinson drills Narita with The BrainBuster for a two count. Dickinson applies The STF. Narita grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Dickinson with two knife edge chops. Narita applies The Sleeper Hold. Narita transitions into The Cobra Twist. Dickinson with a Hip Toss. Dickinson kicks Narita in the back. Dickinson with clubbing shoulder kicks. Narita slaps Dickinson in the face. Narita goes back to The Cobra Twist as time expires.
Match Result: Time-Limit Draw
Second Match: Karl Fredericks & Clark Connors w/Yuya Uemura vs. The Factory w/QT Marshall
Karl Fredericks and Aaron Solow will start things off. Solow slaps Fredericks in the face. Forearm Exchange. Fredericks slaps Solow in the chest. Solow rakes the eyes of Fredericks. Solow applies a side headlock. Fredericks whips Solow across the ring. Fredericks drops down on the canvas. Fredericks leapfrogs over Solow. Fredericks with a Leaping Crossbody Block. Fredericks kicks Solow in the back. Fredericks tags in Connors. Double Irish Whip. Double Elbow Knockdown for a one count. Solow tags in Comoroto. Comoroto tells Connors to bring it. Connors with a palm strike. Comoroto launches Connors to the corner. Connors ducks a clothesline from Comoroto. Connors unloads three knife edge chops. Comoroto catches Connors in mid-air. Comoroto goes for The Fallaway Slam, but Connors lands back on his feet. Connors punches Comoroto in the back. Connors runs into Comoroto. Shoulder Block Exchange. Connors drops Comoroto with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Back Elbow Exchange.
Comoroto bodyslams Connors. Comoroto slams Connors head on the turnbuckle pad. Comoroto punches Connors in the chest. Comoroto with a back elbow smash. Comoroto repeatedly stomps on Connors chest. Marshall attacks Connors behind the referee’s back. Comoroto tags in Solow. Dropkick/Vertical Suplex Combination for a two count. Solow repeatedly stomps on Connors chest. Solow poses for the crowd. Comoroto chokes Connors behind the referee’s back. Solow punches Connors in the back. Solow with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Solow stomps on Connors chest. Solow tags in Comoroto. Comorto with The Slingshot Elbow Drop for a two count. Connors with combo palm strikes. Comoroto drives his knee into the midsection of Connors. Comoroto goes for The Press Slam, but Connors lands back on his feet. Comoroto pulls Connors down to the mat. Comoroto goes for a Running Elbow Drop, but Connors ducks out of the way. Comoroto stops Connors in his tracks. Connors with forearm shivers. Connors side steps Comoroto into the blue turnbuckle pad. Comoroto tags in Solow. Connors uses his feet to create separation. Connors tags in Fredericks.
Fredericks ducks a clothesline from Solow. Fredericks with The Stinger Splash to Comoroto. Fredericks with forearm shivers. Short-Arm Reversal by Solow. Solow kicks Fredericks in the gut. Fredericks hits The SpineBuster. Fredericks with another Stinger Splash. Fredericks with a Hip Toss. Fredericks follows that with a Leaping Elbow Drop for a two count. Fredericks is throwing haymakers at Comoroto. Fredericks ducks a clothesline from Comoroto. Fredericks with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Marshall trips Fredericks from the outside. Fredericks fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Fredericks rolls Solow over for a two count. Marshall delivers a cheap shot behind the referee’s back. Solow with The Windmill Kick. Comoroto Spears Fredericks. Solow hooks the outside leg for a two count. Second Forearm Exchange. Connors sends Comoroto tumbling to the floor. Fredericks tags in Connors. Third Forearm Exchange. Connors Powerslams Solow. Connors gets distracted by Marshall. Solow denies The Trophy Kill. Uemura pulls Marshall off the ring apron. Fredericks lands The Suicide Dive. Connors dodges The Windmill Kick. Connors Spears Solow. Connors connects with The Trophy Kill to pickup the victory.
Winner: Karl Fredericks & Clark Connors via Pinfall
– There was a cleaning/disinfecting intermission during this broadcast.
Third Match: The United Empire (The Great O-Khan, Aaron Henare and TJ Perkins) vs. Brody King, Mascara Dorada and Taylor Rust In A 6-Man Tag Team Match
Aaron Henare and Taylor Rust will start things off. Hamstring Kick Exchange. Wrist Lock Exchange. Rust with a side headlock takeover. Rust taunts Henare. Rust gets distracted by Khan. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rust drop steps into a side headlock. Henare whips Rust across the ring. Henare goes for a Hip Toss, but Rust rolls him over for a one count. Henare with heavy bodyshots. Henare with two knee lifts. Henare grabs a side headlock. Rust whips Henare across the ring. Rust kicks Henare in the face. Henare runs into Rust. Henare drops Rust with The Mid-Kick. Rust drops down on the canvas. Rust leapfrogs over Henare. Rust sends Henare into the ropes. Rust dropkicks Henare. Perkins and Dorada are tagged in. Perkins kicks Dorada in the gut. Dorada reverses out of the irish whip from Perkins. Perkins dives over Dorada. Dorada ducks a clothesline from Perkins. Perkins drops down on the canvas. Dorada handsprings over Perkins. Dorada ducks another clothesline from Perkins. Dorado goes for a Hurricanrana, but Perkins lands back on his feet. Perkins goes for a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker, but Dorada lands back on his feet. Chop Exchange. Forearm Exchange. Perkins rakes the eyes of Dorada. Dorada reverses out of the irish whip from Perkins. Perkins holds onto the ropes. Perkins launches Dorada over the top rope. Dorada with an Apron Enzuigiri. Dorado kicks Khan in the face. Perkins dropkicks Dorada in mid-air.
Khan clears the ring. Perkins is choking Dorada with his boot. All hell is breaking loose in Hollywood. Perkins with clubbing boot scrapes. Following a snap mare takeover, Perkins rams his boot across Dorada’s face. Perkins with The Slingshot Senton for a one count. Perkins applies a front face lock. Khan tags himself in. Khan unloads Two Mongolian Chops. The Great Wall Of Khan. Khan is choking Dorada with his knee. Khan tags in Henare. Henare with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Henare taunts King. Henare applies a rear chin lock. Perkins tags himself in. Perkins with a gut punch. Perkins with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Perkins follows that with a knee drop for a two count. Perkins applies a rear chin lock. The referee is trying to calm down King and Rust. Perkins goes after Dorada’s mask. Perkins sends Dorada in the face. Dorada kicks Perkins in the face. Dorada with The Reverse SlingBlade. United Empire knocks King and Rust off the apron. Double Irish Whip. Dorada with a double dropkick. Dorada scales the ropes. Dorada with a SpringBoard Shotgun Dropkick. King and Khan are tagged in. King with a chop/forearm combination. King with two corner clotheslines. King whips Henare into Khan. King with a Double Body Avalanche. King with a Running Cannonball Strike. Perkins ducks a clothesline from King. King hits The Black Hole Slam. King hooks the outside leg for a two count.
Second Forearm Exchange. Khan with Three Mongolian Chops. King with a double handed chop. Khan responds with a judo throw for a two count. Khan tags in Henare. King with two overhand chops. Henare decks King with a back elbow smash. Double Irish Whip. King with a double clothesline. King tags in Rust. Rust ducks a clothesline from Henare. Rust with The Pump Kick. Rust with a Spinning Back Kick. Rust follows that with The Scissors Kick. Khan nails Rust with The Pump Kick. King teep kicks Khan. Perkins SuperKicks King. Khan applies The Claw. Henare delivers two gut punches. Khan with The Mongolian Chop. Henare with a Mid-Kick. Khan follows that with a Big Splash. Dorada with an Apron Enzuigiri to Perkins. Dorada with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Henare responds with a Spinning Heel Kick. Standing Switch Exchange. Rust goes for The Perfect Circle, but Perkins counters with The Octopus Stretch. Rust applies The Ankle Lock. Rust locks in The Rings Of Rust. Rust dodges The Spinning Back Kick. Rust with clubbing mid-kicks to Henare and Perkins. Khan drives Rust back first into the turnbuckle pad. Perkins SuperKicks Rust. Henare with a Rising Knee Strike. Khan with a corner clothesline. Henare follows that with The Blue Thunder Bomb. Perkins lands The Mamba Splash. Henare hooks the outside leg for a two count. Khan dumps King out of the ring. Dorada sends Perkins into the ropes. Dorada inadvertently wipes out King with The Suicide Dive. Perkins with The Slingshot Pescado. United Empire connects with The Imperial Drop to pickup the victory. After the match, Perkins rips off Dorada’s mask.
Winner: The United Empire via Pinfall
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