NJPW BOSJ 29 Results (5/25/22): Hiromu Takahashi vs. YOH

NJPW BOSJ 29 Results: Night 8
May 25, 2022
Korakuen Hall
Tokyo, Japan

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A Block (Hiromu Takahashi, Taiji Ishimori, Ace Austin, SHO, YOH, Francesco Akira, Alex Zayne, Ryusuke Taguchi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Clark Connors) 

B Block (El Desperado, Robbie Eagles, El Phantasmo, El Lindaman, TJ Perkins, Wheeler Yuta, Bushi, Douki, Master Wato and Titan) 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: (6) Ace Austin vs. (6) Alex Zayne In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 A BLOCK Tournament Match 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Zayne blocks a boot from Austin. Zayne goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Austin holds onto the ropes. Zayne ducks a clothesline from Austin. Austin leapfrogs over Zayne. Zayne with a SpringBoard Double Knee Drop. Zayne with a Twisting Senton Splash. Austin responds with The Rolling Crucifix for a two count. Austin with a deep arm-drag. Austin applies an arm-bar. Austin goes for the papercut, but Zayne rolls him over for a two count. Zayne steals Austin’s card. Austin with a drop toe hold. Austin kicks Zayne in the back. Austin applies an arm-bar.. Austin pulls another card out of his arm sleeve. Austin delivers the papercut. Austin with a Draping BackBreaker. Austin lands The Soar To Glory. Austin plays to the crowd. Austin with a knife edge chop. Austin with a forearm smash. Austin ducks a clothesline from Zayne. Austin kicks Zayne in the jaw. Austin showcases his parkour skills on the ring apron. Zayne sweeps out the legs of Austin. Zayne with a SomerSault Leg Drop on the apron.

Zayne with a Slingshot Senton. Zayne follows that with another Twisting Senton Splash for a two count. Austin clings onto the top rope. Zayne whips Austin across the ring. Austin with a shoulder block. Austin with a SpringBoard Windmill Kick for a two count. Austin kicks Zayne in the back. Austin with a sharp knee strike. Austin talks smack to Zayne. Austin with a GutWrench Suplex for a two count. Zayne with heavy bodyshots. Austin drives his knee into the midsection of Zayne. Austin dodges The Pump Knee Strike. Zayne is throwing haymakers at Austin. Zayne with a Discus Lariat. Zayne with a running elbow smash. Zayne puts Austin on the top turnbuckle. Zayne with a knife edge chop. Zayne goes for The Leaping FrankenSteiner, but Austin rolls him over for a two count. Austin side steps Zayne into the turnbuckle pad. Austin with clubbing corner clotheslines. Austin goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Zayne ducks out of the way.

Zayne goes for The Baja Blast, but Austin lands back on his feet. Zayne avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Zayne with a deep arm-drag. Zayne with a Low Enzuigiri. Austin scouted The Cinnamon Twist. Austin begs for mercy. Austin with an inside cradle for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Zayne with a knife edge chop. Zayne dodges another Roundhouse Kick. Zayne goes for The Taco Driver, but Austin lands back on his feet. Austin with Two Roundhouse Kicks. Zayne answers with a Pump Kick. Austin dodges The Pop Up Knee Strike. Austin drops Zayne with The Spinning Heel Kick. Austin kicks Zayne in the gut. Austin denies The Baja Blast. Austin with a Spinning Heel Kick. Austin goes for The Fold, but Zayne counters with The Baja Blast. Zayne pops back on his feet. Zayne gets crotched on the top turnbuckle. Austin with an Apron Enzuigiri. Austin with a Slingshot Headscissors Takeover. Austin connects with The Fold to pickup the victory. After the match, Austin hugs Zayne.

Winner: Ace Austin via Pinfall 

Second Match: (4) Bushi vs. (4) Douki In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 B BLOCK Tournament Match 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Douki applies a side headlock. Bushi whips Douki across the ring. Bushi drops down on the canvas. Bushi leapfrogs over Douki. Bushi slips over Douki’s back. Bushi ducks a clothesline from Douki. Bushi with a deep arm-drag. Douki scores the elbow knockdown. Douki lands The Suicide Dive. Douki sends Bushi face first into the steel ring post. Douki drives Bushi crotch first into the ring post. Bushi gets back in the ring at the count of seventeen. Douki stomps on the midsection of Bushi. Douki bodyslams Bushi. Douki with a Running Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Douki applies The Italian Stretch No. 32. Bushi puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Douki toys around with Bushi. Bushi with forearm shivers. Douki rakes the eyes of Bushi. Bushi reverses out of the irish whip from Douki. Bushi dropkicks the left knee of Douki.

Douki side steps Bushi into the turnbuckle pad. Bushi kicks Douki in the face. Bushi with a Flying Hurricanrana. Bushi lands The Suicide Dive. Bushi rolls Douki back into the ring. Bushi sends Douki to the corner. Bushi with a running elbow smash. Bushi drops Douki with The DDT for a two count. Bushi stomps on Douki’s chest. Douki denies The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Douki uppercuts Bushi. Bushi dropkicks Douki. Bushi hits The Leaping DDT on the ring apron. Douki denies The Canadian Destroyer. Douki rolls Bushi over for a two count. Douki goes back to The Italian Stretch No. 32. Bushi puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Douki goes for The Day Break, but Bushi counters with The CodeBreaker. Bushi with The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker for a two count. Douki denies The MX. Douki makes Bushi tap out to The Italian Stretch No. 32.

Winner: Douki via Submission 

Third Match: (2) Francesco Akira vs. (2) Clark Connors In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 A BLOCK Tournament Match 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Akira backs Connors into the turnbuckle pad. The referee calls for a clean break. Connors applies a front face lock. Connors with a Vertical Suplex. Connors with Three Release German Suplex’s for a two count. Connors whips Akira across the ring. Connors goes for a Powerslam, but Akira counters with The Tornado DDT. Akira delivers The Missile Dropkick. Akira drives Connors face first into the steel ring post. Akira whips Connors into the bleacher boards. Akira kicks Connors in the face. Connors goes for a PowerBomb, but Akira counters with a Hurricanrana into the ring post. Connors gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Akira with a Sliding Dropkick for a two count. Akira applies a rear chin lock. Connors with heavy bodyshots. Akira drives his knee into the midsection of Connors. Connors drops down on the canvas.

Connors delivers The Pounce. Connors with a running elbow smash. Connors with a Corner Spear. Connors follows that with a Back Body Drop. Connors with an elbow drop for a two count. Connors bodyslams Akira. Akira with clubbing blows to Connors back. Connors decks Akira with a back elbow smash. Connors HeadButts Akira. Akira kicks the left hamstring of Connors. Akira drills Connors with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick. Akira hits The Fire Plex for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Connors avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Connors goes for The Trophy Kill, but Akira counters with The Sunset Flip for a two count. Akira with The Buzzsaw Kick. Connors dodges The Fire Ball. Connors goes for The Spear, but Akira counters with The Sunset Flip for a two count. Connors Powerslams Akira for a two count. Connors connects with The Trophy Kill to pickup the victory.

Winner: Clark Connors via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: (4) Wheeler Yuta vs. (2) Titan In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 B BLOCK Tournament Match 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Yuta applies an arm-bar. Wrist Lock Exchange. Arm-Drag Exchange. Leg Sweep Exchange. Yuta avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Titan ducks a clothesline from Yuta. Second Arm-Drag Exchange. Double Dropkick. Double Kick Up. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Chop Exchange. Titan with a Spinning Back Kick. Yuta reverses out of the irish whip from Titan. Titan kicks Yuta in the face. Titan ascends to the top turnbuckle. Chop/Palm Strike Exchange. Titan tumbles to the floor. Yuta lands The Suicide Dive. Yuta rolls Titan back into the ring. Yuta hooks the outside leg for a two count. Yuta applies a hammerlock. Yuta grapevines the legs of Titan. Yuta applies The Bow and Arrow Stretch.

Titan falls on top of Yuta for a one count. Yuta stomps on Titan’s chest. Titan fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Standing Switch Exchange. Titan ducks a clothesline from Yuta. Titan with a Headscissors Takeover. Titan with Two Suicide Dives. Titan rolls Yuta back into the ring. Titan SuperKicks Yuta. Titan hits The Air Raid Crash for a two count. Yuta avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Yuta sends Titan into the ropes. Yuta kicks Titan in the face. Titan SuperKicks Yuta. Yuta with a Back Body Drop. Titan with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Yuta follows that with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Yuta with a Step Up Enzuigiri of his own. Titan denies The German Suplex. Rollup Exchange. Titan with a Spinning Back Kick. Yuta responds with The Rolling Elbow. Yuta with a leaping back elbow smash. Titan with a Diving Corner Clothesline. Yuta dropkicks Titan in mid-air. Yuta is raining down 12×6 elbows. Yuta connects with The Seat Belt to pickup the victory.

Winner: Wheeler Yuta via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (6) El Phantasmo vs. (6) El Lindaman In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 B BLOCK Tournament Match 

Phantasmo ducks a clothesline from Lindaman. Phantasmo with a waist lock takedown. Phantasmo grapples around Lindaman. Forearm Exchange. Phantasmo with a knife edge chop. Lindaman with a drop toe hold into the middle rope. Lindaman plays around Phantasmo’s hair. Lindaman with a Hair Biel Throw. Phantasmo with a forearm smash. Phantasmo applies a side headlock. Lindaman whips Phantasmo across the ring. Phantasmo drops Lindaman with a shoulder tackle. Lindaman drops down on the canvas, but Phantasmo holds onto the ropes. Phantasmo walks over Lindaman’s back. Phantasmo struts around the ring. Lindaman with a Release German Suplex. Lindaman lands The SomerSault Plancha. Lindaman with forearm shivers. Phantasmo rakes the eyes of Lindaman. Phantasmo sends Lindaman face first into the steel ring post.

Phantasmo whips Lindaman into the bleacher boards. Lindaman gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Phantasmo with The Delayed BrainBuster for a two count. Phantasmo with a Double Knee GutBuster for a two count. Phantasmo follows that with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Phantasmo rakes the back of Lindaman. Phantasmo toys around with Lindaman. Phantasmo with a chop/forearm combination. Phantasmo applies a wrist lock. Lindaman reverses out of the irish whip from Phantasmo. Lindaman goes for a Dropkick, but Phantasmo holds onto the ropes. Lindaman gets Phantasmo tied up in the ropes. Lindaman with The Slingshot BlockBuster.

Lindaman with a running elbow smash. Lindaman follows that with a judo throw. Lindaman drops Phantasmo with The DDT for a two count. Lindaman with a Running Double Foot Stomp. Lindaman dives over Phantasmo. Phantasmo slips off the middle rope. Phantasmo starts favoring his right knee. Lindaman drills Phantasmo with The Deadlift BrainBuster for a two count. Phantasmo denies The German Suplex. Phantasmo stomps on the right foot of Lindaman. Phantasmo decks Lindaman with a back elbow smash. Lindaman with a back elbow of his own. Lindaman with The Rolling Elbow. Phantasmo follows that with a double handed chop. Phantasmo fakes an injury in the corner. Phantasmo delivers The Sudden Death. Phantasmo connects with The CR II to pickup the victory.

Winner: El Phantasmo via Pinfall 

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

Sixth Match: (2) Ryusuke Taguchi vs. (2) SHO In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 A BLOCK Tournament Match 

Sho attacks Taguchi before the bell rings. Sho repeatedly stomps on Taguchi’s chest. Sho is choking Taguchi with his boot. Sho dumps Taguchi out of the ring. Sho applies The Sleeper Hold. Sho drags Taguchi into the backstage area. Taguchi gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Sho stomps Taguchi’s back. Sho rakes the eyes of Taguchi. Sho whips Taguchi across the ring. Taguchi drops Sho with The Hip Attack. Taguchi tosses Sho out of the ring. Taguchi wraps his t-shirt around Sho’s neck. Taguchi now drags Sho to the other side of Korakuen Hall. Taguchi delivers The Stinkface. Sho gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Taguchi is choking Sho with his knee. Taguchi with a hip smash. Sho reverses out of the irish whip from Taguchi. Sho dodges The Running Hip Attack. Sho applies the greco roman throat. Sho repeatedly stomps on Taguchi’s bum.

Taguchi unloads three knife edge chops. Sho kicks Taguchi in the gut. Sho applies a wrist lock. Sho with combination kicks. Sho goes for The Cross-Armed PileDriver, but Taguchi counters with a Back Body Drop. Taguchi goes for The Hip Attack, but Sho counters with Two Atomic Drops. Taguchi with The Roll Through Hip Attack. Taguchi with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block to the outside. Taguchi rolls Sho back into the ring. Sho avoids The SpringBoard Hip Attack. Sho applies a waist lock. Taguchi decks Sho with a back elbow smash. Taguchi with a Misdirection Hip Attack. Hip Attack Party. Taguchi hits The SpringBoard Hip Attack for a two count. Sho and Taguchi plays hot potato with the referee. Taguchi avoids The Spear.

Taguchi applies The Ankle Lock. Sho tugs on the referee’s t-shirt. Sho sends the referee to the corner. Sho decks Taguchi with a back elbow smash. Taguchi inadvertently knocks down the referee with The Hip Attack. Sho with a Release German Suplex. Sho grabs a banana. Taguchi ducks a clothesline from Sho. Sho goes for a German Suplex, but Taguchi counters with The Ankle Lock. Sho responds with The Snake Bite. Taguchi rolls Sho over for a two count. Taguchi goes back to The Ankle Lock. The lights go out inside Korakuen Hall. Dick Togo wraps the garrote around Taguchi’s neck. Taguchi delivers The Stinkface. Yujiro Takahashi attacks Taguchi with the pimp stick. Sho hooks the outside leg to pickup the victory. After the match, we find out that it was EVIL who turned the lights off.

Winner: SHO via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (8) Taiji Ishimori vs. (2) Yoshinobu Kanemaru In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 A BLOCK Tournament Match 

Kanemaru dropkicks the left knee of Ishimori before the bell rings. Ishimori avoids The Figure Four Leg Lock. Ishimori regroups on the outside. Kanemaru is playing mind games with Ishimori. Ishimori runs after Kanemaru. Kanemaru ducks a clothesline from Ishimori. Kanemaru drops Ishimori with The Satellite DDT. Kanemaru hits The British Fall for a two count. Kanemaru goes for Deep Impact, but Ishimori counters with The Cipher Utaki. Ishimori grabs the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title. The referee stops Ishimori in his tracks. Kanemaru avoids the belt shot. Kanemaru delivers The Suntory Surprise for a two count. Kanemaru rolls Ishimori to pickup the victory.

Winner: Yoshinobu Kanemaru via Pinfall 

Eight Match: (4) Robbie Eagles vs. (2) TJ Perkins In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 B BLOCK Tournament Match 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Perkins with a Headscissors Takeover. Eagles wraps his legs around Perkins neck. Perkins with a handstand escape. Perkins pats Eagles on the forehead. Test Of Strength. Perkins sweeps out the legs of Eagles. Eagles with a deep arm-drag. Eagles sweeps out the legs of Perkins. Eagles avoids the counter leg sweep from Perkins. Eagles pats Perkins on the forehead. Eagles mocks Perkins. Perkins drops down on the canvas. Eagles with a basement dropkick. Eagles with a Tornado Side Headlock Takeover. Eagles denies The Cobra Twist. Perkins applies a wrist lock. Perkins gets Eagles in a full mount position. Eagles with an arm-drag. Eagles ducks a clothesline from Perkins. Eagles with a Running Headscissors Takeover. Eagles with a Leg Lariat. Perkins regroups on the outside. Perkins rocks Eagles with a forearm smash. Perkins applies The Guillotine Choke on the middle rope. Perkins with a NeckBreaker on the ring apron.

Perkins applies The Sharpshooter. Perkins transitions into The Muta Lock. Perkins slams Eagles head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Perkins uppercuts Eagles. Perkins sends Eagles to the corner. Eagles kicks Perkins in the face. Eagles side steps Perkins into the red turnbuckle pad. Eagles shoves Perkins. Eagles blocks a boot from Perkins. Perkins denies The Turbo Backpack. Perkins rakes the eyes of Eagles. Perkins goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Eagles lands back on his feet. Eagles dropkicks the left knee of Perkins. Eagles with a sliding forearm across the back of Perkins neck. Eagles with clubbing mid-kicks. Eagles follows that with a Flying Mid-Kick. Eagles with a Corner Meteora. Perkins decks Eagles with a back elbow smash. Eagles sweeps out the legs of Perkins. Eagles hits The Shotgun Meteora for a two count. Eagles applies a leg kick. Perkins repeatedly kicks Eagles in the chest. Eagles drops his weight on the left leg of Perkins.

Perkins avoids The 450 Splash. Eagles kicks the left knee of Perkins. Perkins denies The Asai DDT. Perkins applies The STF. Eagles grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Forearm Exchange. Chop Exchange. Perkins with forearm shivers. Eagles kicks the left hamstring of Perkins. Perkins blocks The SuperKick. Perkins with a Spinning Back Kick. Perkins ducks a clothesline from Eagles. Eagles decks Perkins with a back elbow smash. Perkins with a SpringBoard Forearm Smash. Perkins drops Eagles with The Final Cut for a two count. Perkins lunges over Eagles. Eagles with a chop block. Eagles goes for The SpringBoard Missile Dropkick, but Perkins counters with The Single Leg DDT. Eagles denies The Pinoy Stretch. Eagles with an inside cradle for a two count. Eagles applies The Ron Miller Special. Perkins grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Eagles connects with The Turbo Backpack for a two count. Eagles goes for The 450 Splash, but Perkins get his knees up in the air. Perkins lands The Mamba Splash. Perkins makes Eagles tap out to The Pinoy Stretch.

Winner: TJ Perkins via Submission 

Ninth Match: (6) El Desperado vs. (2) Master Wato In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 B BLOCK Tournament Match 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wato backs Desperado into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Wato pats Desperado’s chest. Strong lockup. Desperado walks Wato into the ropes. Desperado slaps Wato in the chest. Wato with a waist lock go-behind. Desperado applies a front face lock. Wrist Lock Exchange. Wato applies a hammerlock. Desperado transitions into a side headlock. Wato reverses the hold. Desperado tugs on Wato’s hair. Desperado grabs a side headlock. Wato backs Desperado into the ropes. Desperado rakes the eyes of Wato. Desperado avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Wato drives his elbow into the midsection of Desperado. Wato with a backhand. Desperado blocks The Spinning Back Kick. Wato ducks a clothesline from Desperado. Wato with a Spinning Back Kick. Wato sends Desperado to the corner. Wato with a leaping back elbow smash. Wato with forearm shivers. Desperado launches Wato over the top rope. Wato with an Apron Enzuigiri. Desperado pulls Wato off the ring apron. Desperado sends Wato face first into the steel ring post.

Desperado bodyslams Wato on the floor. Desperado with a knife edge chop. Forearm Exchange. Desperado with a blistering chop. Desperado repeatedly drops his weight on the left leg of Wato. Desperado applies a leg lock. Desperado transitions into The Indian Death Lock. Wato grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Wato with two overhand chops. Desperado rakes the eyes of Wato. Wato denies Guitarra de Angel. Desperado kicks the left knee of Wato. Desperado goes for Guitarra de Angel, but Wato lands back on his feet. Desperado toys around with Wato. Wato with a Hurricanrana. Wato lands The SomerSault Plancha. Wato rolls Desperado back into the ring. Wato delivers The Missile Dropkick. Wato with The Tornillo. Wato stomps on Desperado’s chest. Wato rolls Desperado back into the ring. Wato with The SpringBoard Uppercut for a two count. Wato applies a waist lock. Desperado kicks the left knee of Wato. Wato with a Spinning Back Kick.

Desperado blocks The SuperKick. Desperado with a Belly to Back Suplex. Desperado with an Inverted Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Desperado with a Knee Drop. Desperado applies Numero Dos. Wato grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Desperado continues to drop his weight on the left leg of Wato. Wato denies The Knee Crusher. Desperado rocks Wato with a forearm smash. Desperado goes for a Knee Crusher, but Wato counters with a knee lift. Wato delivers The Roundhouse Kick. Wato with The Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Wato hits The Recientemente for a two count. Wato applies The Vendaval. Desperado puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Wato drags Desperado to the corner. Wato goes for The RPP, but Desperado ducks out of the way. Desperado delivers a chop block. Desperado goes for Numero Dos, but Wato counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Wato dodges The Big Boot. Wato drops Desperado with The Zig Zag for a two count. Desperado denies The TTD. Desperado with The Ripcord SpineBuster. Desperado with Guitarra de Angel for a two count. Desperado connects with Pinche Loco to pickup the victory.

Winner: El Desperado via Pinfall

Tenth Match: (6) Hiromu Takahashi vs. (4) YOH In A Best Of The Super Jr. 29 A BLOCK Tournament Match 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Yoh backs Takahashi into the ropes. Red Shoes calls for a clean break. Yoh whips Takahashi across the ring. Yoh drops down on the canvas. Yoh reverses out of the irish whip from Takahashi. Yoh dropkicks the left knee of Takahashi. Yoh rolls Takahashi back into the rig. Yoh applies The Heel Hook. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Yoh kicks the left knee of Takahashi. Yoh hyperextends the left knee of Takahashi. Yoh stomps on the left knee of Takahashi. Yoh rolls Takahashi back into the ring. Yoh delivers a chop block. Yoh repeatedly slams the left knee of Takahashi on the canvas. Yoh drops his weight on the right leg of Takahashi. Yoh applies a leg lock. Takahashi kicks Yoh in the face. Takahashi unloads two knife edge chops. Short-Arm Reversal by Yoh. Yoh dropkicks the left knee of Takahashi. Yoh sends Takahashi knees first into the canvas. Yoh applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break.

Yoh continues to stomp on Takahashi’s knees. Yoh toys around with Takahashi. Yoh goes for The Falcon Arrow, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. Yoh kicks the left knee of Takahashi. Takahashi with a Running Headscissors Takeover. Takahashi side steps Yoh into the red turnbuckle pad. Takahashi with a corner clothesline. Takahashi with a basement dropkick. Takahashi with a Flying Dropkick off the ring apron. Takahashi rolls Yoh back into the ring. Takahashi with The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Yoh denies The Death Valley Driver. Takahashi thrust kicks the midsection of Yoh. Takahashi kicks Yoh in the chest. Yoh fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Takahashi kicks Yoh in the face. Takahashi goes for a SuperKick, but Yoh counters with a low dropkick. Yoh with Two Dragon Screw Leg Whips. Yoh applies The Heel Hook. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break.

Yoh continues to dropkick the left knee of Takahashi. Yoh with Two German Suplex’s. Takahashi clings onto the top rope. Takahashi decks Yoh with a back elbow smash. Takahashi with a Release German Suplex. Takahashi with a Running Lariat. Yoh denies The Running Death Valley Driver. Takahashi ducks a clothesline from Yoh. Yoh goes for a Wheelbarrow Suplex, but Takahashi counters with a Flatliner. Takahashi hits The Dynamite Plunger for a two count. Yoh fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Takahashi denies The Five Star Clutch. Yoh dodges The Back Elbow from Takahashi. Takahashi goes for a SuperKick, but Yoh counters with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Yoh with a running elbow smash. Yoh puts Takahashi on the top turnbuckle.

Yoh slaps Takahashi in the chest. Yoh with an Avalanche BrainBuster. Yoh with The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Yoh applies The Knee Bar. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Yoh kicks Takahashi in the chest. Takahashi denies The Falcon Arrow. Yoh kicks out the legs of Takahashi. Takahashi HeadButts Yoh. Takahashi SuperKicks Yoh. Yoh ducks a clothesline from Takahashi. Takahashi with The Falling Lariat for a two count. Takahashi hits The Victory Royal. Yoh denies The Time Bomb II. Yoh connects with The Five Star Clutch for a two count. Yoh SuperKicks Takahashi. Yoh with The Ushigoroshi. Yoh goes for The Direct Drive, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. Takahashi with an inside cradle for a two count. Yoh negates The Time Bomb II. Yoh with a NeckBreaker onto the knee. Yoh plants Takahashi with The Direct Drive to pickup the victory.

Winner: YOH via Pinfall 

Updated A BLOCK Standings 

1.) Taiji Ishimori 4-1

2.) Ace Austin 4-1

3.) YOH 3-2

4.) Hiromu Takahashi 3-2

5.) Alex Zayne 3-2

6.) Yoshinobu Kanemaru 2-3

7.) SHO 2-3

8.) Clark Connors 2-3

9.) Ryusuke Taguchi 1-4

10.) Francesco Akira 1-4

Updated B BLOCK Standings 

1.) El Desperado 4-1

2.) El Phantasmo 4-1

3.) El Lindaman 3-2

4.) Wheeler Yuta 3-2

5.) Douki 3-2

6.) TJ Perkins 2-3

7.) Bushi 2-3

8.) Robbie Eagles 2-3

9.) Titan 1-4

10.) Master Wato 1-4

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Author: Josh Lopez