NJPW The New Beginning In Osaka Results: 3 Title Matches, Tetsuya Naito Has A New Foe & Rey Mysterio Debuts

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IWGP Heavyweight Title Match

Kazuchika Okada def. Sanada to retain the title

IWGP NEVER Openweight Title Match

Hirooki Goto def. Evil to retain the title

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Match

Will Ospreay def. Hiromu Takahashi to retain the title

Katsuya Kitamura Best Of Seven Series Match #6

Yuji Nagata def. Katsuya Kitamura

Special Singles Match

Tetsuya Naito def. Yoshi-Hashi

Special Singles Match

Bushi def. Gedo

Chaos (Jay White, Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii) def. Toa Henare, David Finlay & Juice Robinson

Ryusuke Taguchi, Kushida, Michael Elgin & Togi Makabe def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka, Taka Michinoku & Taichi)

Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado) def. Roppongi 3K (Sho & Yoh) 


Katsuya Kitamura Best Of Seven Series Match #6: Katsuya Kitamura vs. Yuji Nagata

The match begins with both wrestlers going for takedowns and neither scores one, Nagata catches Kitamura in a headlock. Nagata tries dropping Kitamura with shoulder tackles and Kitamura winds up dropping him with one, Kitamura catches Nagata with a slam afterwards. Kitamura gets Nagata to his feet before applying a front face lock, Nagata gets free and he drops Kitamura with a drop toe hold. Nagata goes for the Fujiwara Arm Bar on Kitamura until Kitamura gets to the ropes, Nagata kicks away at a downed Kitamura. Nagata kicks Kitamura into the corner and Kitamura attacks him with chops, Kitamura and Nagata have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring.

Nagata eventually drops Kitamura with a kick to the leg, Kitamura gets up and Nagata attacks him with some more kicks. Nagata corners Kitamura before assaulting him with some more strikes, Kitamura recovers to nail a charging Nagata with a shoulder tackle. Kitamura then assaults Nagata with strikes in the corner before landing a running back elbow strike, Kitamura follows that up with a gut wrench suplex on Nagata for a near fall. Kitamura then hits Nagata with a power slam for another near fall, Kitamura applies the torture rack to Nagata and Nagata gets free. Kitamura goes back to attacking Nagata with chops, Nagata responds by landing a combination of his own. Nagata briefly drops Kitamura before kicking him in the face, Kitamura catches a kick from Nagata to hit him with a spine buster for a near fall.

Kitamura then hits Nagata with a spear for another near fall, Kitamura goes for the jack hammer and Nagata gets from to apply the Nagata Lock. Nagata transitions to an arm bar and Kitamura gets to the ropes, Nagata corners Kitamura before landing a running knee strike followed by an exploder suplex. Nagata then nails Kitamura with a penalty kick for a near fall, Kitamura escapes a suplex to get into a striking exchange with Nagata. Nagata drops Kitamura with a spinning heel kick to the head, Nagata then hits Kitamura with a high angle suplex for the three count.

Winner: Yuji Nagata

Roppongi 3K (Sho & Yoh) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping their opponents just as the bell sounds, Sho fights back and he nails Kanemaru with a spear. Yoh hits the ring and he drops Desparado with a hurricarana, Sho then hits a dazed Desparado with a clothesline. Kanemaru drags Sho out of the ring and Desparado battles Yoh as well, Kanemaru throws Sho into the barricade a few times. Kanemaru then hits Sho with a suplex on the arena floor, Desparado throws Yoh into the barricade as well. Desparado gets a near fall on Sho as he got back into the ring, Desparado and Kanemaru then hit Sho with a double back body drop for a near fall.

Kanemaru applies the camel clutch to a downed Sho, Kanemaru then hits Sho with a slam before tagging Desparado into the match. Desparado and Kanemaru nail Sho with a hard Irish whip into the corner, Desparado follows that up with a snap suplex on Sho for a near fall. Desparado starts stomping away on the injured back of Sho, Desparado applies the reverse Gory Special to Sho. Sho gets free and Desparado attacks the injured back with some stomps, Sho recovers and he nails Desparado with a suplex. Yoh tags in and he cleans house on the opposing team, Yoh then nails a kicking Kanemaru with a dragon screw leg whip. Yoh then hits Desparado with a rope assisted enzaguri followed by a slingshot double stomp for a near fall, Yoh continues stomping away on a downed Desparado.

Desparado recovers and he nails a charging Yoh with a spine buster, Kanemaru tags in and Yoh nails him with a drop kick. Sho tags in and he goes to work on Kanemaru, Kanemaru recovers and he eventually gets caught with a double knee strike from his opponents. Sho then hits Kanemaru with a delayed German suplex for a near fall, Sho’s back is too hurt to hit 3K and that allows Desparado to hit Yoh with a spear. Kanemaru attacks the injured back of Sho in the ring while Desparado battles Yoh outside of the ring, Kanemaru then hits Sho with a superplex for a near fall. Kanemaru applies the Boston crab and Kanemaru eventually releases it, Desparado attacks Sho with a chair and Kanemaru reapplies the Boston crab on Sho to force a tap out.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado)

After the match, Suzuki-Gun continues attacking the injured back of Sho with chair shots.

Ryusuke Taguchi, Kushida, Michael Elgin & Togi Makabe vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka, Taka Michinoku & Taichi)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun being jumped by the opposing team before they even enter the ring, Makabe battles Suzuki in the ring as everybody else battles on the arena floor. Taguchi tags into the match and Suzuki continues his battle with Makabe on the arena floor, Taguchi attacks the remaining members of Suzuki-Gun. Kushida hits the ring to drop Michinoku with a hip toss followed by a drop kick, Iizuka attacks Taguchi with a chair and he eventually does the same to Elgin. Taichi drags Taguchi out of the ring while choking him with a cable wire, Suzuki and Makabe continue their battle into the crowd.

Taichi attacks Taguchi with the bell hammer on the inside of the ring, Taichi then drops Taguchi with a clothesline in the corner. Taguchi recovers and he nails Taichi with an enzaguri, Iizuka tags in and he goes to work on a downed Taguchi. Iizuka decides to just bite the toes of a kicking Taguchi, Taguchi misses a hip attack and Iizuka bites him in the behind. Taguchi lands the second hip attack to drop Iizuka, Elgin tags in and he clobbers Iizuka with multiple running clotheslines in the corner. Elgin then hits Michinoku and Taichi with a double suplex, Elgin then hits Iizuka with forearm strikes and a German suplex for a near fall. Elgin follows that up with some clothesline strikes against Iizuka, Iizuka recovers and he bites the head of Elgin.

Elgin attacks an interfering Taichi before biting the head of Iizuka, Elgin then hits Iizuka with an iverted atomic drop. Makabe and Suzuki tag in before going right after each other, Makabe mounts Suzuki in the corner before assaulting him with punches. Makabe then hits Suzuki with a running clothesline followed by a slam, Makabe goes to the ropes and Suzuki attacks him with forearm strikes. Suzuki goes for the penalty kick and Makabe blocks it before getting into a striking exchange with him, Suuzki locks Makabe in the rear naked choke as Michinoku tags in. Suzuki-Gun hit the ring and then quadruple team a weakened Makabe, Iizuka then chokes Makabe with a piece of rope.

A brawl then breaks out all over the place between both teams, Makabe crushes Michinoku with a lariat followed by a King Kong Knee Drop for a three count.

Winners: Ryusuke Taguchi, Kushida, Michael Elgin & Togi Makabe

After the match, Togi Makabe challenges Minoru Suzuki to an IWGP Intercontinental Title Match and Suzuki accepts. 

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