- David Tees
- JAN 5, 2017
- 3:30AM EDT
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You can see the full results below.
Kyle O’Reilly, David Finlay & Ricochet def. Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Henare
Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page) def. Hunter Club (Yoshi Tatsu & Billy Gunn)
Chaos (Yoshi-Hashi, Rocky Romero & Trent Berretta) def. Bullet Club (Adam Cole, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)
Team 2000 (Cheeseburger, Hiro Saito, Scott Norton, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan) def. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bone Soldier, Tama Tonga, Tonga Roa & Bad Luck Fale)
Kushida & Michael Elgin def. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Niato & Hiromu Takahashi)
Katsuyori Shibata, Togi Makabe, Yuji Nagata, Toamoki Homna & Juice Robinson def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay, Hirooki Goto, Tomihiro Ishii & Toru Yano)
IWGP NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Title Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi & Manabu Nakanishi def. Los Ingobernables (Evil, Bushi & Sanada) to win the titles
Match By Match Recap
Kyle O’Reilly, David Finlay & Ricochet vs. Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Henare
The match begins with Ricochet catching Liger with a kick to the midsection, Liger then drops Ricochet with a shoulder tackle. Ricochet sends a charging Liger into the turnbuckle before nailing him with a 619, Ricochet then knocks Liger out of the ring before catching him with a suicide dive. Finlay tags in and he mauls Liger with strikes in the corner, Liger is then triple team by the opposing team for a near fall. O’Reilly tags in and he attacks Liger with knee strikes to the midsection, Liger nails a charging O’Reilly with a boot to the face that is followed by a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Mask IV tags in and he catches O’Reilly with a roll up for a near fall, Mask IV traps O’Reilly in the corner while landing some strikes, O’Reilly recovers to hit Mask IV with a back suplex before applying a knee bar.
O’Reilly releases the hold to nail Mask IV with a series of strikes, Mask IV catches O’Reilly with a tiger driver from out of nowhere. Henare and Finlay get the tags from their respective partners, Henare drops Finlay with a shoulder tackle before applying a Boston crab. Ricochet tries interfering and Liger locks him in the Gory Special, Mask IV hits the ring and he applies a submission to O’Reilly as well. All the submission holds are eventually released as Finlay and Henare exchange forearm strikes, Finlay and Ricochet hit Henare with a fireman’s carry into a back breaker for a near fall. Finlay and Ricochet nail Henare with a Finlay Roll into a shooting star press for the three count.
Winners: Kyle O’Reilly, David Finlay & Ricochet
Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page) vs. Hunter Club (Yoshi Tatsu & Billy Gunn)
The match begins with Takahashi kicking Tatsu in the midsection and applying a headlock, Tatsu escapes to apply a headlock of his own. Tatsu then drops Takahashi with a shoulder tackle followed by a hip toss and a drop kick, Takahashi nails a charging Tatsu with a boot to the face. Page interferes and he drops Tatsu by draping his neck across the top rope, Bullet Club then lays out both opponents on the arena floor. Tatsu is thrown back into the ring and Takahashi gets a near fall on a pin attempt, Page tags in and he attacks Tatsu with chops. Page then mauls Tatsu in the corner as the referee admonishes him, Page then cracks Tatsu with a drop kick before slingshotting him into the middle rope.
Bullet Club then double teams Tatsu with a double leg drop as Takahashi tags back in, Tatsu recovers and he kicks a charging Takahashi in the face. Gunn tags in and he attacks Takahashi with a series of clotheslines, Gunn then sends a charging Page out of the ring and onto the arena floor. Gunn then hits Takahashi with the avalanche in the corner, Takahashi tries taking over and Gunn nails him with a power slam. Tatsu and Page get the tags from their respective partners, Tatsu then hits Page with a spinning heel kick. Takahashi interferes and he nails Tatsu with a DDT on the arena floor. Gunn comes in illegally and Page crushes him with a clothesline, Page hits Tatsu with the Rite Of Passage to get a three count.
Winners: Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page)
Bullet Club (Adam Cole, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) vs. Chaos (Yoshi-Hashi, Rocky Romero & Trent Berretta)
The match begins with Yoshi-Hashi and Cole locking up until Yoshi-Hashi locks him in a wrist lock, Cole then kicks Yoshi-Hashi in the rib cage before dropping him with a shoulder tackle. Yoshi-Hashi recovers and he drops Cole with a hard chop to the chest, Yoshi-Hashi drags Cole to the corner before allowing RPG Vice to hit him with a double knee strike. The Young Bucks try interfering and RPG Vice sends them both out of the ring, Romero then hits Cole with a suicide dive and then Matt follows suit with a suicide dive of his own, Nick follows that up with a dive of his own. Berretta is thrown into the ring and Cole works him over in the corner, Berretta looks for a springboard move and Cole nails him with a back stabber for a near fall.
Matt tags in and Cole holds Berretta in a camel clutch while the others taunt him, Berretta starts fighting back and Matt counters his DDT by tossing him across the ring. Matt then misses a middle rope leg drop and Berretta fails to tag his partners in, Matt continues punishing Berretta until Romero interferes and stops his opponents from double teaming Berretta. Berretta nails Matt with a tombstone piledriver, Romero and Nick get the tags that follows up with Romero hitting Nick with a hurricarana. Romero then hits both of the Young Bucks with clotheslines, Cole and Nick then hit Romero with a double super kick. Cole hits Romero with the Last Shot and then Nick hits him with a shining wizard for a near fall, Cole gets hit by a double knee strike from RPG Vice. Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he attacks everybody on the opposing team, Yoshi-Hashi catches Cole with a swanton bomb for a near fall.
Romero knocks both Young Bucks out of the ring, Cole then knocks Romero out of the ring before nailing Berretta with a destroyer. Yoshi-Hashi then hits Cole with a neck breaker before eating a super kick from Nick, Cole then cracks Yoshi-Hashi with a super kick. Cole and Matt then hit Yoshi-Hashi with a double super kick, Cole goes for the Last Shot and Yoshi-Hashi rolls him up for the three count.
Winners: Chaos (Yoshi-Hashi, Rocky Romero & Trent Berretta)
After the match, Bullet Club attacks all three members of Chaos, Bullet Club then hits Yoshi-Hashi with Fatality.
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