NJPW Strong Results 1/14/23
The Vermont Hollywood
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Commentators: (Kevin Kelly & Alex Kozlov)
Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Mascara Dorada vs. Che Cabrera
Dorada side steps Cabrera into a turnbuckle pad. Dorada kicks Cabrera in the gut. Cabrera reverses out of the irish whip from Dorada. Cabrera drops down on the canvas. Cabrera leapfrogs over Dorada. Dorada lunges over Cabrera. Dorada ducks a clothesline from Cabrera. Dorada with a Tilt-A-Whirl Headscissors Takeover. Cabrera avoids The Baseball Slide Dropkick. Dorada with an Apron Enzuigiri. Dorada with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Cabrera answers with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Cabrera whips Dorada across the ring. Cabrera Powerslams Dorada for a two count. Cabrera punches Dorada in the back. Cabrera slams Dorada’s head on a turnbuckle pad for a one count. Cabrera with a knife edge chop. Cabrera sends Dorada to the corner. Cabrera with a running elbow smash. Dorada side steps Cabrera into another turnbuckle pad. Cabrera dives over Dorada. Cabrera with a leaping shoulder tackle for a two count. Cabrera applies a rear chin lock. Dorada with heavy bodyshots.
Cabrera drives his knee into the midsection of Dorada. Cabrera punches Dorada in the back. Cabrera with clubbing shoulder blocks. Dorada with a drop toe hold into the red turnbuckle pad. Cabrera reverses out of the irish whip from Dorada. Dorada kicks Cabrera in the face. Dorada drops Cabrera with The Reverse SlingBlade. Dorada scales the ropes. Dorada with a SpringBoard Shotgun Dropkick. Dorada with a SpringBoard Cannonball Senton to the outside. Dorada rolls Cabrera back into the ring. Dorada with The SpringBoard Swanton Bomb for a two count. Dorada chops Cabrera. Dorada whips Cabrera across the ring. Cabrera ducks a clothesline from Dorada. Cabrera with a running shoulder tackle. Cabrera with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Dorada slams Cabrera’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Dorada hits The Tornado DDT for a two count. Dorada stomps on Cabrera’s chest. Cabrera avoids The SpringBoard MoonSault. Cabrera dodges The Big Boot. Cabrera with The Magic Screw for a two count. Cabrera dives over Dorada. Dorada SuperKicks Cabrera. Dorada connects with The SpringBoard Elbow Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mascara Dorada via Pinfall
Second Match: Homicide, Eddie Kingston and David Finlay vs. “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, Bobby Fish and Danny Limelight In A 6-Man Tag Team Match
David Finlay and Bobby Fish will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Fish with a waist lock go-behind. Finlay applies a wrist lock. Fish with a drop toe hold. Fish applies a rear chin lock. Finlay whips Fish across the ring. Finlay dropkicks Fish. Finlay applies a wrist lock. Finlay tags in Homicide. Homicide attacks the left shoulder of Fish. Homicide grabs a side wrist lock. Fish with forearm shivers. Fish drives his knee into the midsection of Homicide. Team Filthy gangs up on Homicide. Fish with a forearm smash. Fish kicks the left knee of Homicide. Homicide avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Fish thrust kicks the midsection of Homicide. Homicide uppercuts Fish. Homicide with two haymakers. Fish answers with a knee lift. Fish goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Homicide blocks it. Homicide with a back elbow smash. Lawlor decks Homicide with a JawBreaker. Fish with a Mid-Kick. Limelight clears the ring. Fish dumps Homicide out of the ring. Team Filthy Pose. Kingston grabs a steel chair. Lawlor applies The Guillotine Choe. Fish with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Following a snap mare takeover, Fish with The Slingshot Senton for a two count. Team Filthy continues to double team Homicide behind the referee’s back.
The referee is losing control of this match. Kingston with clubbing blows to Limelight’s back. Lawlor attacks Kingston from behind. Lawlor kicks Homicide in the gut. Homicide shoves Lawlor. Lawlor with a forearm smash. Lawlor kicks the left hamstring of Homicide. Lawlor scores two right jabs. Homicide with The Bell Clap. Lawlor rakes the eyes of Homicide. Limelight tags himself in. Limelight with rapid fire haymakers. Limelight repeatedly stomps on Homicide’s chest. Fish starts choking Homicide behind the referee’s back. Fish with a knee lift. Fish rolls Homicide back into the ring. Limelight with a Vertical Suplex. Homicide has Limelight perched on the top turnbuckle. Homicide gets distracted by Lawlor. Homicide with The SuperPlex. Kingston and Lawlor are tagged in. Kingston unloads a flurry of chops. Kingston side steps Limelight into Lawlor. Machine Gun Chops. Kingston with Two Exploder Suplex’s. Fish kicks the left hamstring of Kingston. Short-Arm Reversal by Kingston. Kingston with another Exploder Suplex. Lawlor with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kingston drops Lawlor with The Uranage Slam. Kingston applies The Stretch Plum. Limelight with two forearm smashes. Kingston clotheslines Limelight. Lawlor with The Rolling Elbow. Finlay tags himself in. Finlay scores two forearm knockdowns.
Finlay with The Exploder Suplex. Finlay with a Running Uppercut. Finlay follows that with a Spinning Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Lawlor denies The Uranage BackBreaker. Finlay goes for Trash Panda, but Lawlor lands back on his feet. Lawlor applies The Rear Naked Choke. Lawlor blocks The Stunner. Lawlor with a Uranage Slam for a two count. Simultaneous tag to Limelight. Fish delivers his combination offense. Lawlor with a Roundhouse Kick. Limelight with a Flying Splash for a two count. Homicide transitions into a ground and pound attack. Lawlor kicks Homicide in the back. Lawlor reapplies The Rear Naked Choke. Homicide transitions into a single leg crab. Fish with a Roundhouse Kick. Kingston responds with The Spinning Back Fist. Limelight drives Kingston shoulder first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Finlay rolls Limelight over for a two count. Limelight with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. Finlay avoids The Double Foot Stomp. Limelight with a Spinning Back Kick. Finlay denies The Satellite DDT. Finlay connects with The Trash Panda to pickup the victory. After the match, Team Filthy gangs up on Finlay. Kingston storms into the ring with a steel chair to make the save.
Winner: Eddie Kingston, Homicide and David Finlay via Pinfall
– There was a cleaning/disinfecting intermission during this broadcast.
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Third Match: Jeff Cobb vs. Bad Dude Tito
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Side Headlock Exchange. Cobb whips Tito across the ring. Tito runs into Cobb. Shoulder Block Exchange. Tito ducks a clothesline from Cobb. Second Shoulder Block Exchange. Cobb drops Tito with a leaping shoulder tackle. Cobb pays homage to John Cena. Tito with a straight right hand. Tito kicks Cobb in the gut. Tito sends Cobb to the corner. Cobb launches Tito over the top rope. Tito pulls Cobb down to the mat. Tito with The Slingshot Senton. Tito poses for the crowd. Tito with a toe kick. Tito punches Cobb. Tito with a chop/forearm combination. Tito with a short-arm clothesline for a one count. Tito bodyslams Cobb. Tito with an elbow drop for a two count. Cobb clings onto the ropes. Tito with another haymaker. Cobb reverses out of the irish whip from Tito. Cobb decks Tito with a back elbow smash. Cobb scores the right jab. Cobb with a fake out knee lift. Cobb dropkicks Tito. Cobb stomps on Tito’s back. Surf’s Up. Cobb with two shoulder blocks. Cobb sends Tito to the corner.
Cobb with a corner clothesline. Cobb with a leaping back elbow smash. Cobb goes for a Running Vertical Suplex, but Tito lands back on his feet. Tito decks Cobb with a back elbow smash. Tito kicks Cobb in the face. Tito drops Cobb with The BlockBuster for a two count. Tito with three haymakers. Forearm Exchange. Tito thrust kicks the midsection of Cobb. Cobb dodges The Spinning Enzuigiri. Tito blocks The Deadlift German Suplex. Short-Arm Reversal by Cobb. Cobb delivers The Spin Cycle. Cobb with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Cobb whips Tito across the ring. Tito holds onto the ropes. Tito kicks Cobb in the face. Tito rolls Cobb over for a two count. Tito thrust kicks the midsection of Cobb. Tito with a Spinning Enzuigiri. Tito hits The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Cobb fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Tito chops Cobb. Cobb with a forearm smash. Tiito SuperKicks Cobb. Cobb scores a right jab. Cobb SuperKicks Tito. Cobb with a short-arm lariat. Cobb rocks Tito with a forearm smash. Cobb connects with Tour Of The Islands to pickup the victory.
Winner: Jeff Cobb via Pinfall
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