NJPW Road To Tokyo Dome Day 1 Results: The IWGP NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Titles Are Defended, Goto Continues His War With Suzuki & Masked Horse Debuts

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IWGP NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Title Match

Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tonga Loa) def. Los Ingobernables (Bushi, Evil & Sanada) to win the titles

NJPW 11th Annual Young Lions Tournament Match

Syota Umino def. Tetsuhiro Yagi

NJPW 11th Annual Young Lions Tournament Match

Katsuya Kitamura def. Ren Narita

NJPW 11th Annual Young Lions Tournament Match

Hirai Kawato def. Tomoyuki Oka

Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi-Hashi) def. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Hiromu Takahashi)

Satoshi Kojima, Kushida & Masked Horse def. Chaos (Rocky Romero, Sho & Yoh)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano) def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka & Taichi)

Kota Ibushi & Togi Makabe def. Bullet Club (Leo Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi)

Suzuki-Gun (El Desparado, Taka Michinoku & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) def. Henare, Tiger Mask IV & Jushin “Thunder” Liger


NJPW 11th Annual Young Lions Tournament Match

Syota Umino vs. Tetsuhiro Yagi

The match begins with Umino and Yagi doing some chain wrestling, Yagi backs Umino into the ropes before landing some chops. Yagi then drops Umino with a shoulder tackle before applying an ankle lock, Yagi smashes the knee of Umino on the mat below. Yagi traps Umino in the corner before stomping away on his injured knee, Yagi traps the leg of Umino in the ropes while twisting away on it. Yagi drags Umino into the middle of the ring while still wrenching away on the injured leg, Yagi follows that up by applying a modified Indian death lock to the legs of Umino. Umino starts fighting back and Yagi drops him by kicking him in the injured leg, Umino then drops Yagi with a drop kick.

Umino then hits Yagi with a running back elbow strike and some chops, Umino drops Yagi with a running forearm strike for a near fall. Yagi recovers to hit Umino with a running forearm strike followed by a back body drop, Yagi applies the single leg crab to Umino and Umino gets to the ropes. Umino recovers to catch Yagi with a middle rope missile drop kick, Umino then slams Yagi before landing a top rope elbow drop for a near fall. Umino follows that up by applying the Boston crab and a tap out follows.

Winner: Syota Umino

NJPW 11th Annual Young Lions Tournament Match

Katsuya Kitamura vs. Ren Narita

The match begins with Narita dropping Kitamura with a drop kick as the bell sounds, Kitamura gets up and he shoves Narita across the ring a few times. Narita applies the headlock and then tries dropping Kitamura with shoulder tackles, Kitamura eventually drops Narita with a shoulder tackle of his own. Narita recovers to hit Kitamura with a belly to belly suplex for a near fall, Narita then applies the Boston crab to Kitamura and Kitamura gets to the ropes. Narita follows that up by stomping away on the injured back of Kitamura, Kitamura recovers and he attacks Narita with a series of chops. Kitamura then hits Narita with a running back elbow strike folowed by a shoulder tackle, Kitamura follows that up by slamming Narita for a near fall.

Kitamura applies the Boston crab to Narita and Narita gets to the ropes, Kitamura catches Narita with a jack hammer for the three count.

Winner: Katsuya Kitamura

NJPW 11th Annual Young Lions Tournament Match

Hirai Kawato vs. Tomoyuki Oka

The match begins with Oka and Kawato doing some chain wrestling, Kawato drops and applies a knee bar to Oka until Oka gets to the ropes. Kawato keeps Oka down while stomping away on his leg, Kawato starts wrenching away on the injured leg of Kawato as well. Oka eventually recovers and drops Kawato with a shoulder tackle, Oka gets Kawato up to attack him with forearm strikes and a slam. Oka follows that up by applying a modified STF to Kawato, Oka briefly applies the Boston crab to Kawato before attacking the injured back with strikes.

Kawato recovers and he drops a charging Oka with a drop kick, Kawato then nails Oka with a spin kick for a near fall. Kawato would then apply a single leg crab to Oka until Oka gets to the ropes, Kawato keeps Oka near the ropes while nailing him with strikes. Oka recovers and catches a charging Kawato with a power slam and avalanche in the corner, Oka then hits Kawato with a gut wrench suplex for a near fall. Oka then slams Kawato to the mat below, Oka looks for a Boston crab and Kawato rolls him up for a three count.

Winner: Hirai Kawato

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