NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17: NJPW vs. NOAH Results

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17: NJPW vs. NOAH
January 21, 2023
Yokohama Arena
Kanagawa, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toru Yano, Satoshi Kojima and Takashi Sugiura vs. Naomichi Marifuji, KENTA, El Phantasmo and Gedo In A 8-Man Tag Team Match 

Hiroshi Tanahashi and Naomichi Marifuji will start things off.Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Tanahashi backs Marifuji into the ropes. Marifuji kicks Tanahashi in the face. Misfired Clotheslines. Marifuji grabs Tanahashi’s ears. Marifuji with a knife edge chop. Marifuji sends Tanahashi to the corner. Tanahashi decks Marifuji with a back elbow smash. Tanahashi with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Tanahashi plays the air guitar. Tanahashi grabs Marifuji’s ears. Kojima and Gedo are tagged in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kojima backs Gedo into the ropes. Gedo with a greco roman eye poke. Gedo with a southpaw haymaker. Kojima drops Gedo with a shoulder tackle. Gedo with a clubbing shot to the back of Kojima’s neck. Chop Exchange. Kojima with a flying forearm smash. Kojima plays to the crowd. Phantasmo throws Kojima off the top turnbuckle. Phantasmo clears the ring. Gedo applies the greco roman throat hold. Gedo tags in Kenta. Kenta starts choking Kojima. Kenta rakes the eyes of Kojima. Kenta slams Kojima’s head on the right boot of Phantasmo. Kenta punches Kojima in the back. Kenta tags in Phantasmo. Back Rake Party. Second Chop Exchange. Marifuji tags in Phantasmo.

Phantasmo chops Kojima. Phantasmo bodyslams Kojima. Phantasmo with a Falling Axe Handle Strike. Phantasmo taunts Sugiura. Kojima blocks The Sudden Death. Kojima kicks Phantasmo in the gut. Kojima drops Phantasmo with The DDT. Phantasmo blocks The Koji Cutter. Kojima hammers down on the right shoulder of Phantasmo. Kojima with The Koji Cutter. Kojima tags in Sugiura. Sugiura Spears Phantasmo. Sugiura sends Phantasmo to the corner. Sugiura with The Helluva Kick. Sugiura with a Running Knee Strike. Sugiura puts Phantasmo on the top turnbuckle. Sugiura with The SuperPlex for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Phantasmo applies the purple nurple. Sugiura slaps Phantasmo in the face. Sugiura with forearm shivers. Phantasmo dropkicks Sugiura. Phantasmo tags in Kenta. Kenta kicks Tanahashi off the ring apron. Kenta kicks Sugiura in the face. Kenta with Two Mid-Kicks. Kenta kicks the left hamstring of Sugiura. Kenta with a Spinning Back Kick. Kenta continues to knock Tanahashi off the apron. Kenta kicks Sugiura in the gut. Sugiura with a GourdBuster. Sugiura tags in Tanahashi.

Kenta with a forearm smash. Tanahashi answers with a palm strike. Kenta kicks Tanahashi in the face. Kenta with a Spinning Back Kick. Tanahashi shrugs off the short-arm lariat. Tanahashi with a palm strike. Double Hair Pull. Second Forearm Exchange. Tanahashi uppercuts Kenta. Kenta ducks a clothesline from Tanahashi. Kenta drops Tanahashi with The DDT. Kenta goes for The Busaiku Knee, but Tanahashi counters with The SlingBlade. Yano and Marifuji are tagged in. Yano ducks a clothesline from Marifuji. Marifuji attacks Yano from behind. Yano rakes the eyes of Marifuji. Yano holds onto the ropes. Yano with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Yano removes a turnbuckle pad. Marifuji with a Pump Knee Strike to the turnbuckle pad. Gedo attacks Yano from behind. Bullet Club repeatedly stomps on Yano and the turnbuckle pad. Double Irish Whip. Yano side steps Phantasmo into the exposed steel. Yano slaps Gedo in the back of the head. Marifuji nails Yano with The Hook Kick. Double Irish Whip. Double Toe Kick. Pump Kick/SuperKick Combination. Marifuji refuses to do the too sweet hand gesture. Gedo tags himself in. Yano shoves Marifuji into the referee. Yano with a double low blow. Yano rolls Gedo over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toru Yano, Satoshi Kojima and Takashi Sugiura via Pinfall 

Second Match: El Desperado vs. Yo-Hey

Hey with a waist lock go-behind. Wrist Lock Exchange. Hey applies a hammerlock. Hey drop steps into a side headlock. Desperado transitions into the cravate. Hey with three bodyshots. Hey applies the cravate. Desperado with a liver shot. Hey with two arm-drags. Hey reapplies the cravate. Following a snap mare takeover, Hey with a basement dropkick for a one count. Hey hammers down on the back of Desperado’s neck. Hey with a back elbow smash. Chop Exchange. Desperado side steps Hey into a turnbuckle pad. Hey kicks Desperado in the gut. Desperado reverses out of the irish whip from Hey. Desperado dumps Hey out of the ring. Desperado with a Flying Cannonball Senton through the ropes. Desperado rolls Hey back into the ring. Desperado hyperextends the left leg of Hey. Desperado drives his knee into the left hamstring of Hey. Desperado grapevines the legs of Hey. Hey with three overhand chops. Desperado applies The Reverse Indian Death Lock. Hey grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Desperado continues to drive his knee into the left hamstring of Hey. Hey with two overhand chops. Desperado kicks the left knee of Hey.

Desperado goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Hey lands back on his feet. Hey kicks Desperado in the face. Hey with a Hurricanrana. Hey dropkicks Desperado to the floor. Hey lands The SomerSault Plancha. Hey rolls Desperado back into the ring. Hey with a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Desperado blocks The Twist Of Fate. Desperado hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Desperado applies Numero Dos. Hey grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Hey with forearm shivers. Hey chops Desperado. Desperado ducks a clothesline from Hey. Desperado with The Guitarra de Angel for a two count. Hey denies Pinche Loco. Hey connects with The Twist Of Fate for a two count. Hey goes for a Running Meteora, but Desperado counters with a Knee Crusher. Hey dropkicks Desperado for a two count. Hey dives over Desperado. Desperado delivers a chop block. Desperado applies Numero Dos. Hey rolls Desperado over for a two count. Hey SuperKicks Desperado. Desperado rocks Hey with Loco Mono. Desperado goes for The Pinche Loco, but Hey counters with The Hurricanrana for a two count. Desperado with an Inverted Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Desperado makes Hey tap out to Numero Dos.

Winner: El Desperado via Submission 

Third Match: Master Wato, Ryusuke Taguchi and Tiger Mask vs. Amakusa, Junta Miyawaki and Alejandro In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Master Wato and Amakusa will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Amakusa kicks Wato in the gut. Standing Switch Exchange. Wato with a waist lock takedown. Amakusa answers with an arm-drag takeover. Wato leapfrogs over Amakusa. Wato buries his elbow into the midsection of Amakusa. Wato with a backhand. Wato with a Running Bulldog. Tiger and Alejandro are tagged in. Tiger kicks Alejandro in the gut. Tiger with a Spinning Back Kick. Tiger applies a side headlock. Alejandro whips Tiger across the ring. Tiger drops Alejandro with a shoulder tackle. Alejandro drops down on the canvas. Tiger holds onto the ropes. Tiger stomps on Alejandro’s back. Alejandro reverses out of the irish whip from Tiger. Tiger launches Alejandro over the top rope. Alejandro with a shoulder block. Alejandro with an Apron Enzuigiri. Alejandro follows that with a Slingshot Splash for a two count. Double Irish Whip. Double Toe Kick. Double Bulldog. Double Basement Dropkick. Wato breaks up the pinning opportunity. Alejandro stomps on Tiger’s back. Alejandro punches Tiger in the back. Tiger with a Back Drop Driver. Tiger tags in Taguchi.

Taguchi bodyslams Alejandro. Taguchi with clubbing hip smashes for a two count. Taguchi tags in Wato. Camel Clutch/Basement Dropkick Combination for a two count. Following a snap mare takeover, Wato kicks Alejandro in the back for a two count. Wato tags in Tiger. Tiger with Two Mid-Kicks. Tiger with The Butterfly Suplex for a two count. Tiger tags in Taguchi. Taguchi with two hip smashes. Taguchi sends Alejandro to the corner. Alejandro decks Taguchi with a back elbow smash. Alejandro kicks Taguchi in the face. Alejandro with a Roll Through Basement Dropkick. Alejandro tags in Miyawaki. Miyawaki clears the ring. Miyawaki dropkicks Taguchi. Miyawaki with a Tiger Feint Kick. Miyawaki with a Slingshot Arm-Drag. Miyawaki ducks a clothesline from Taguchi. Miyawaki with The Atomic Drop. Wato punches Miyawaki in the back. Wato sends Miyawaki to the corner. Wato with a running back elbow smash. Miyawaki avoids The Corner Hip Attack. Forearm Exchange. Miyawaki side steps Taguchi into Wato. Miyawaki with a Flying Double Dropkick. Miyawaki blocks a boot from Taguchi. Miyawaki with forearm shivers. Taguchi answers with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Tiger and Amakusa are tagged in.

Amakusa dives over Tiger. Tiger with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Double Irish Whip. Tiger with a Roundhouse Kick. Wato with a Running Boot. Wato with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Taguchi follows that with The Bomaye. Tiger hooks the outside leg for a two count. Wato dumps Miyawaki out of the ring. Amakusa denies The Tiger Driver. Amakusa avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Standing Switch Exchange. Amakusa with three sharp elbow strikes. Alejandro with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Alejandro kicks Wato in the gut. Alejandro dumps Wato out of the ring. Stereo Pescado’s. Amakusa lands The Tornillo through the ropes. Amakusa rolls Tiger back into the ring. Amakusa with another Tornillo for a two count. Tiger goes for The Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker, but Amakusa lands back on his feet. Tiger connects with The Tiger Driver for a two count. Amakusa denies The Tiger Suplex. Double Dropkick. Amakusa sweeps out the legs of Tiger. Amakusa SuperKicks Tiger. Amakusa with a Bridging Leg Capture Suplex for a two count. Amakusa plants Tiger with The Kaikoku to pickup the victory.

Winner: Amakusa, Junta Miyawaki and Alejandro via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Kazuchika Okada & Togi Makabe vs. Kaito Kiyomiya & Yoshiki Inamura 

Togi Makabe and Yoshiki Inamura will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Inamura backs Makabe into the ropes. Makabe turns Inamura over. The referee calls for a clean break. Makabe with a bodyshot. Makabe with two forearm smashes. Inamura shoves Makabe. Strong lockup. Inamura applies a side headlock. Inamura whips Makabe across the ring. Shoulder Block Exchange. Inamura ducks a clothesline from Makabe. Inamura drops Makabe with a running shoulder tackle. Inamura with forearm shivers.

Makabe clotheslines Inamura. Makabe slams Inamura’s head on the red turnbuckle pad. Makabe tags in Okada. Okada kicks Inamura in the gut. Okada hammers down on the back of Inamura’s neck. Okada with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Okada applies a rear chin lock. Kiyomiya repeatedly kicks Okada in the back. Kiyomiya viciously kicks Okada in the face. Okada blasts Kiyomiya off the ring apron. Okada tees off on Kiyomiya. That leads us to a massie pier six brawl which forces the referee to call off the match.

Match Result: No-Contest 

Fifth Match: Bushi vs. Tadasuke

Bushi dropkicks Tadasuke before the bell rings. Bushi with forearm shivers. Bushi with three double handed chops. Bushi plays around with Tadasuke’s hair. Bushi dumps Tadasuke out of the ring. Bushi punches Tadasuke in the back. Bushi whips Tadasuke into the steel barricade. Bushi kicks Tadasuke in the gut. Bushi sends Tadasuke back first into the barricade. Tadasuke with a reverse hammer throw into the barricade. Bushi with forearm shivers. Tadasuke drops Bushi with The Big Boot. Tadasuke rolls Bushi back into the ring. Tadasuke repeatedly stomps on Bushi’s chest. Tadasuke stands on the back of Bushi’s neck. Tadasuke with a Leg Drop on the bottom rope for a two count. Tadasuke with hammer elbows. Tadasuke applies The Dragon Sleeper. Bushi puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Tadasuke rips off Bushi’s t-shirt. Bushi with forearm shivers. Chop Exchange. Tadasuke HeadButts Bushi. Tadasuke sends Bushi to the corner. Bushi kicks Tadasuke in the face. Bushi with a Headscissors Takeover. Tadasuke with forearm shivers. Bushi slaps Tadasuke in the face. Following a snap mare takeover, Bushi repeatedly kicks Tadasuke in the back. Bushi tosses Tadasuke out of the ring.

Bushi lands The Suicide Dive. Bushi stomps on Tadasuke’s chest. Bushi rolls Tadasuke back into the ring. Bushi with The Missile Dropkick. Misfired Clotheslines. Tadasuke with The Atomic Drop. Tadasuke drops Bushi with The Fake Out DDT for a two count. Bushi blocks a lariat from Tadasuke. Bushi with The Arm-Breaker. Bushi with The Backstabber. Bushi follows that with The CodeBreaker. Bushi goes for The MX, but Tadasuke counters with a Lariat. Forearm Exchange. Bushi slaps Tadasuke in the face. Lariat Exchange. Bushi and Tadasuke trade visits to the barricade. Bushi with a NeckBreaker against the barricade. Bushi rolls Tadasuke back into the ring. Bushi with a Leaping DDT in the ropes. Tadasuke blocks The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Tadasuke with a Lariat for a two count. Bushi denies The Out Cast. Bushi shoves Tadasuke towards the referee. Bushi blinds Tadasuke with the black mist. Bushi goes for The Bushi Roll, but Tadasuke counters with The Rolling Crucifix to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tadasuke via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Hiromu Takahashi vs. Hajime Ohara 

Ohara side steps the shotgun dropkick from Takahashi. Ohara applies a front face lock. Side Headlock Exchange. Takahashi whips Ohara across the ring. Ohara drops Takahashi with a shoulder tackle. Takahahsi drops down on the canvas. Second Side Headlock Exchange. Ohara with a side headlock takeover. Following a snap mare takeover, Ohara applies a rear chin lock. Takahashi with elbows into the midsection of Ohara. Ohara applies The Sleeper Hold. Ohara with a BackBreaker for a two count. Takahashi kicks out of multiple pinning predicaments. Takahashi regroups on the outside. Ohara rolls Takahashi back into the ring. Ohara repeatedly stomps on Takahashi’s back. Ohara applies a wrist lock. Ohara sends Takahashi to the corner. Takahashi ducks a clothesline from Ohara. Takahashi with a corner clothesline. Ohara answers with a single leg crab. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Ohara quickly rolls Takahashi back into the ring.

Ohara pulls back the arms of Takahashi. Takahashi hammers down on the back of Ohara’s neck. Takahashi with a knife edge chop. Ohara reverses out of the irish whip from Takahashi. Takahashi with a Headscissors Takeover. Takahashi with a corner clothesline. Takahashi follows that with a running basement dropkick. Ohara avoids The Shotgun Dropkick. Ohara is choking Takahashi with his boot. Ohara repeatedly drives Takahashi back first into the steel barricade. Ohara whips Takahashi back first into the barricade. Ohara hooks the outside leg for a two count. Ohara with a Pumphandle BackBreaker for a two count. Takahashi fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ohara ducks a clothesline from Takahashi. Standing Switch Exchange. Takahashi avoids the single leg crab. Takahashi with a Running Death Valley Driver into the red turnbuckle pad.

Ohara denies The Time Bomb. Ohara with a forearm. Ohara with a Snap BackBreaker. Ohara follows that with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Ohara applies the single leg crab. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Ohara goes for The Dominator, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. Ohara ducks a clothesline from Takahashi. Takahashi with a Falling Lariat. Ohara avoids The SuperKick. Ohara drives his knee into the midsection of Takahashi. Takahashi with a Pop Up PowerBomb. Takahashi hits The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Ohara unloads a flurry of chops. Takahashi SuperKicks Ohara. Ohara with The Emerald Flowsion for a two count. Ohara applies the single leg crab. Takahashi refuses to quit. Takahashi SuperKicks Ohara. Ohara with forearm shivers. Takahashi delivers The Hiromu Bomber. Takahashi with The Victory Royal for a two count. Takahashi connects with The Time Bomb II to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiromu Takahashi via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Sanada vs. Manabu Soya

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sanada backs Soya into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Sanada obliges. Hand fighting display. Soya applies a hammerlock. Wrist Lock Exchange. Sanada with a side headlock takeover. Soya answers with the headscissors escape. Soya chops Sanada. Soya whips Sanada across the ring. Sanada holds onto the ropes. Sanada kicks Soya in the face. Soya clotheslines Sanada over the top rope. Soya tosses Sanada around the ringside area. Soya rolls Sanada back into the ring. Soya goes into the lateral press for a one count. Chop Exchange. Soya sends Sanada to the corner. Soya with a running elbow smash. Soya with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Soya goes for a Deadlift Vertical Suplex, but Sanda counters with a Vertical Suplex of his own. Sanada pops back on his feet. Soya drives his knee into the midsection of Sanada. Sanada reverses out of the irish whip from Soya. Sanada with a double leapfrog. Sanada dropkicks Soya to the floor. Sanada with The Slingshot Pescado. Sanada rolls Soya back into the ring. Soya catches Sanada in mid-air. Standing Switch Exchange. Sanada with three sharp elbow strikes. Soya Spears Sanada.

Soya with a corner clothesline. Soya with The Argentine BackBreaker for a two count. Sanada ducks a clothesline from Soya. Soya kicks Sanada in the face. Sanada skins the cat. Sanada with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Sanada drops Soya with The TKO for a two count. Dragon Sleeper Exchange. Soya Powerslams Sanada for a two count. Sanada dropkicks Soya. Sanada ducks a clothesline from Soya. Sanada with The Magic Screw. Sanada with a Muto MoonSault. Sanada goes for another Muto MoonSault, but Soya gets his knees up in the air. Chop/Forearm Exchange. Sanada uppercuts Soya. Sanada with The Rolling Elbow. Soya clotheslines Sanada. Soya with The Death Valley Driver for a two count. Sanada ducks a clothesline from Soya. Sanada with The O’Connor Roll for a two count. Sanada decks Soya with a back elbow smash. Sanada applies Skull End. Soya with a Vertical Suplex. Soya drops Sanada with The Impaler DDT for a two count. Soya denies The O’Connor Roll. Sanada with a Hurricanrana for a two count. Lariat Exchange. Soya connects with The 2 PAC to pickup the victory.

Winner: Manabu Soya via Pinfall  

Eight Match: Shingo Takagi vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Nakajima kicks the right hamstring of Takagi. Takagi backs Nakajima into the blue turnbuckle pad. Takagi with Two HeadButts. Takagi decks Nakajima with a back elbow smash. Takagi with forearm shivers. Takagi chops Nakajima. Nakajima ducks a clothesline from Takagi. Nakajima goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Takagi lands back on his feet. Nakajima kicks Takagi in the gut. Following a snap mare takeover, Nakajima kicks Takagi in the back. Forearm Exchange. Takagi drives his knee into the midsection of Nakajima. Takagi applies a side headlock. Nakajima whips Takagi across the ring. Nakajima repeatedly kicks Takagi in the face. Takagi drops Nakajima with a shoulder tackle. Takagi blocks a boot from Nakajima. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Takagi with a Vertical Suplex. Takagi repeatedly kicks Nakajima in the back of the head. Nakajima blocks The Back Drop Driver. Takagi with a short-arm lariat. Nakajima answers with The Kitchen Sink. Nakajima with a Running Mid-Kick. Takagi regroups on the outside.

Nakajima blasts Takagi with The PK. Nakajima mocks Takagi. Takagi gets back in the ring at the count of sixteen. Nakajima with The Helluva Kick. Nakajima sweeps out the legs of Takagi. Nakajima is choking Takagi with his boot. Nakajima with clubbing chest kicks. Second Forearm Exchange. Nakajima with a Mid-Kick. Nakajima sends Takagi to the corner. Nakajima with another Helluva Kick. Nakajima continues to choke Takagi with his boot. Nakajima is mauling Takagi in the corner. Nakajima peppers Takagi with Mid-Kicks. Takagi hammers down on the back of Nakajima’s neck. Nakajima with a Spinning Back Kick. Takagi decks Nakajima with a back elbow smash. Takagi scores a right jab. Takagi with The Ryukon Lariat. Takagi with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Takagi rocks Nakajima with a forearm smash. Takagi buries his knee into the midsection of Nakajima. Takagi drops Nakajima with a DDT. Takagi with The Sliding Lariat. Takagi with a Twisting Vertical Suplex.

Takagi plays to the crowd. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Takagi puts Nakajima on the top turnbuckle. Takagi with repeated headbutts. Takagi with The SuperPlex for a two count. Nakajima with a knee lift. Nakajima applies The Cobra Twist. Takagi kicks Nakajima in the back. Third Forearm Exchange. Double Handed Chop/Short-Arm Lariat/Mid-Kick Exchange. Takagi with a short pumping bomber. Takagi with The Back Drop Driver. Nakajima avoids The Pumping Bomber. Nakajima with a Roundhouse Kick. Nakajima with a knee lift. Takagi denies The Vertical Spike. Nakajima slaps Takagi in the face. Nakajima connects with The Vertical Spike for a two count. Takagi hammers down on the back of Nakajima’s neck. Takagi blocks The PK. Nakajima with forearm shivers. Takagi responds with Made In Japan. Takagi delivers The Pumping Bomber for a two count. Takagi scores a right jab. Takagi HeadButts Nakajima. Takagi with The Half & Half Suplex. Takagi with a Sliding Forearm. Takagi plants Nakajima with Last Of The Dragon to pickup the victory.

Winner: Shingo Takagi via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: Tetsuya Naito vs. Kenoh 

Naito is playing mind games with Kenoh. Kenoh backs Naito into the ropes. Kenoh applies a wrist lock. Naito grabs the top rope which forces the break. Naito repeatedly rolls himself in and out of the ring. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Naito with a drop toe hold. Naito applies a side headlock. Kenoh reverses the hold. Full Nelson Switch Exchange. Naito with a deep arm-drag. Naito repeatedly kicks Kenoh in the face. Naito with a Headscissors Takeover. Tranquilo Pose. Kenoh with a Running Double Foot Stomp. Kenoh mocks Naito. Kenoh dumps Naito out of the ring. Kenoh repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Naito. Kenoh bodyslams Naito on the floor. Kenoh repeatedly stomps on Naito’s chest. Kenoh whips Naito over the steel barricade. Naito gets back in the ring at the count of seventeen. Kenoh repeatedly stomps on Naito’s chest. Kenoh slams Naito’s head on a turnbuckle pad. Kenoh with a Helluva Kick. Kenoh with clubbing mid-kicks in the corner. Following a snap mare takeover, Kenoh talks smack to the crowd.

Naito with clubbing blows to Kenoh’s back. Naito kicks Kenoh in the gut. Kenoh answers with another Mid-Kick. Kenoh with two double knee drops for a one count. Kenoh applies a bodyscissors hold. Naito puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Kenoh stands tall over Naito. Kenoh repeatedly stomps on the midsection of Natio. Kenoh toys around with Naito. Naito with heavy bodyshots. Naito with forearm shivers. Kenoh answers with a Spinning Back Kick. Kenoh taunts Naito. Naito blocks a boot from Kenoh. Naito applies a waist lock. Back Elbow Exchange. Naito with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Naito dropkicks the left knee of Kenoh. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito kicks Kenoh in the gut. Naito punches Kenoh in the back. Naito whips Kenoh across the ring. Naito with a Hip Toss. Naito dropkicks the back of Kenoh’s head. Naito sends Kenoh to the corner. Naito with a Corner Dropkick. Naito sweeps out the legs of Kenoh. Combination Cabron. Naito with a NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito applies a grounding full nelson lock.

Kenoh puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Naito refuses to let go of the hold. Naito repeatedly stomps on Kenoh’s back. Naito kicks Kenoh in the face. Naito applies the cravate. Naito tees off on Kenoh. Naito stands on the back of Kenoh’s neck. Kenoh sweeps out the legs of Naito. Kenoh with a Double Foot Stomp. Kenoh with a Running Knee Strike to the back of Naito’s head for a two count. Kenoh applies The Ankle Lock. Naito grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Kenoh with a series of mid-kicks. Naito dodges The Running Boot. Naito with Two NeckBreakers. Naito with clubbing back elbow smashes. Naito follows that with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Naito drops Kenoh with The Esperanza. Naito plays to the crowd. Kenoh with a Spinning Back Kick. Kenoh slaps Naito in the face. Kenoh with The TTD.

Kenoh with a Dragon Suplex for a two count. Naito avoids The Professional Foot Stomp. Naito ducks a clothesline from Kenoh. Naito with The Swinging DDT. Forearm/Mid-Kick Exchange. Kenoh applies The Ankle Lock. Naito refuses to quit. Kenoh blasts Naito with The PK for a two count. Kenoh connects with The Professional Foot Stomp for a two count. Kenoh bodyslams Naito. Naito avoids The Ring Of Fire. Naito with The SpineBuster. Naito dumps Kenoh face first on a turnbuckle pad. Naito with a series of back elbow smashes. Kenoh denies The Destino. Kenoh kicks Naito in the face. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kenoh with The Pele Kick. Naito answers with a Rolling Capo Kick. Kenoh delivers another PK. Kenoh denies The Valentia. Kenoh with a Spinning Heel Kick. Kenoh goes for The TTD, but Naito counters with The Destino for a two count. Naito kicks Kenoh in the gut. Naito drills Kenoh with The Valentia. Naito connects with The Destino to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito via Pinfall 

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