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IWGP NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Title Match: Los Ingobernables (Evil, Sanada & Bushi) (Champions) def. Delirious, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV to retain the titles
Bullet Club (Kenny Omega & Adam Cole) def. Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay)
Katsuyori Shibata & Jay Lethal def. Bullet Club (Hangman Page & Cody)
Punisher Martinez & Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Hiromu Takahashi) def. Ryusuke Taguchi, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Dalton Castle
War Machine (Hanson & Raymond Rowe) def. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)
Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Hirooki Goto) def. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa)
David Finlay, Juice Robinson & Kushida def. Silas Young & Chaos (Gedo & Jado)
Match By Match Recap
David Finlay, Juice Robinson & Kushida vs. Silas Young & Chaos (Gedo & Jado)
The match begins with a brawl breaking out between all six competitors in the match after Young cut a promo on Japan, Jado catches Finlay with a knee strike to the midsection as things settle down. Finlay recovers and he drops Jado with a European uppercut, Finlay then attacks Jado with a series of running clotheslines in the corner. Young jumps Finlay from behind to give his team the advantage, Gedo tags in and he chokes Finlay in the corner. Gedo stomps on Finlay before ripping away at his face, Jado tags in and he stomps on a downed Finlay before chopping him. Young tags back in and he slams Finlay before stomping away on him, Finlay fights back against a triple team attack from his opponents before tagging Kushida into the match.
Kushida quickly attacks Young with a variety of kicks before nailing him with a drop kick, Kushida then takes out Gedo and Jado with a handspring elbow strike. Kushida catches Young in the Hoverboard Lock, Young couters the hold by nailing Kushida with a Finlay Roll before missing a handspring moonsault. Robinson tags in and he pokes Gedo in the eyes before nailing Young with a few running clotheslines, Robinson then catches Young with a Diamond Dust followed by a cannonball in the corner for a near fall. Young catches Robinson with a knee strike to the face followed by an ace crusher, Gedo and Jado hit the ring to knocks Robinson’s partners off the ring apron. Gedo and Jado nail Robinson with a series of kicks for a near fall, Robinson recovers to hit Gedo with his patented jabs. Robinson catches Gedo with a gut buster for another near fall, Finlay and Kushida take out Young and Jado with suicide dives. Robinson hits Gedo with Pulp Fiction for the three count.
Winners: David Finlay, Juice Robinson & Kushida
IWGP NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Title Match: Los Ingobernables (Evil, Sanada & Bushi) (Champions) vs. Delirious, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV
The match begins with Evil tricking Delirious before stomping on his back, Delirious grabs the arm of Evil and smashes it over his shoulder a multitude of times. Evil gets mad and he drops Delirious with a single chop, Sanada and Mask IV get the tags from their respective partners. Bushi distracts Mask IV so Sanada jumps him from behind, Bushi tags in and he stomps on a downed Mask IV. Mask IV fights back before choking Bushi with his own shirt, Liger tags in and he nails Bushi with a palm strike. Liger puts Bushi on the top rope and Evil hits the ring to knock Liger to the arena floor, a brawl breaks out on the arena floor between everybody in the match. Bushi brings Liger into the ring so he can try to rip the mask off of his face, Sanada tags in and he attacks Liger with a ton of punches.
Sanada then drops Liger with a suplex for a near fall, Evil tags in and he assaults Liger with a ton of strikes in the corner. Evil slams Liger before catching him with a senton bomb for a near fall, Bushi tags in and he nails Liger with a missile drop kick. Liger drops an interfering Evil with a palm strike before nailing Bushi with a tilt-s-whirl back breaker, Liger then sends a charging Sanada out of the ring before tagging Mask IV in. Mask IV nails Bushi with a top rope arm drag for a near fall, Mask IV then cracks Bushi with a tombstone pile driver before going to the top rope. Evil interferes and he throws Mask IV off the top rope, Bushi then hits Mask IV with a neck breaker for a near fall. Mask IV recovers and he catches Bushi with a Tiger Driver, Delirious tags in and he nails Bushi with a flying clothesline.
Delirious misses a charge to the corner and Sanada gets a tag from Bushi, Delirious drops Sanada face first on the mat before catching him with a DDT for a near fall. Sanada is then triple teamed by all three members of the opposing team, Los Ingobernables recover to hit Delirious with a bunch of triple team moves for a near fall. Sanada goes for the Skull End and Delirious catches him with a few roll ups for a few near falls, Evil illegally nails Delirious with a chair and Sanada locks him in the Skull End to force a submission.
Winners: Los Ingobernables (Evil, Sanada & Bushi), still your IWGP NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Champions
Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Hirooki Goto) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa)
The match begins with a brawl breaking out between all eight competitors in the match, Tama and Roa double team Goto in the ring. Goto starts fighting back against Tama and Roa, Ospreay tags in and he nails and interfering Takahashi with a sick kick. Ospreay then levels Tama with a forearm strike followed by a cannonball in the corner, Ospreay then locks Tama in the octopus hold. Fale and Roa interfere by dragging Ospreay out of the ring before tossing him into the barricade, another brawl breaks out on the arena floor by everybody in the match. Tama starts working over a hurt Ospreay in the ring by nailing him with a headbutt, Roa tags in and he mauls Ospreay with strikes in the corner. Takahashi tags in and he catches Ospreay with a running leg drop for a near fall, Takahashi mounts and assaults Ospreay with a ton of punches.
Fale tags in and he slams Ospreay before just sitting on him for a near fall, Roa tags in and he catches Ospreay with a series of clotheslines followed by a spine buster. Roa slows things down by holding Ospreay in a chin lock, Ospreay tries fighting back and Fale tags in to stop his momentum. Ospreay drops Fale and an interfering Roa with a springboard kick to the head, Okada tags in and he cleans house on the opposition. Okada eventually slams the much larger Fale, Fale gets angry and he drops Okada with a shoulder tackle. Takahashi tags in and he catches Okada with a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall, Okada recovers by nailing Takahashi with a flapjack. Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he clobbers Takahashi with a running chop followed by a drop kick to the back for a near fall, Takahashi recovers and he catches Yoshi-Hashi with a super kick.
All four members of Bullet Club quadruple team Yoshi-Hashi so Takahashi can get a near fall on him, another brawl breaks out between everybody in the match. Takahashi then cracks Yoshi-Hashi with an inverted death valley driver for a near fall, Ospreay hits the ring to take out Takahashi before both teams spill into the ring and take each other out. Ospreay eventually takes out Fale with a suicide dive, Yoshi-Hashi then hits a charging Takahashi with a lariat followed by his finisher for the three count.
Winners: Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Hirooki Goto)
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