NJPW The New Beginning Osaka Results: 5 Titles On The Line, But Only 1 Changes Hands

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IWGP Intercontinental Title Match: Tetsuya Naito (Champion) def. Michael Elgin to retain the title

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Hiromu Takahashi (Champion) def. Dragon Lee to retain the title

IWGP Tag Team Title Match: Chaos (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii) (Champions) def. Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) & Suzuki-Gun (Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Takashi Iizuka) to retain the titles

RPW British Heavyweight Title Match: Katsuyori Shibata (Champion) def. Will Ospreay to retain the title

IWGP NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Title Match: Los Ingobernables (Evil, Bushi & Sanada) def. Manabu Nakanishi, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Ryusuke Taguchi (Champions) to win the titles

Suzuki-Gun (Minori Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi) def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Rocky Romero & Trent Berretta) 

Yuji Nagata, Juice Robinson, Tiger Mask IV & Jushin “Thunder” Liger def. Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi, Gedo & Jado)

Third Generation (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) def. Yoshi Tatsu & Kushida

Taka Michinoku def. Henare


Match By Match Recap

Henare vs. Taka Michinoku

The match begins with Henare taking down Michinoku with a waist lock, Michinoku gets up and he takes down Henare with a headlock. Michinoku nails Henare with a few strikes to the midsection, Michinoku takes Henare down with a snap mare before applying another headlock. Henare gets back to his feet and Michinoku nails him with a running knee strike to the face, Michinoku goes for a pin before locking Henare in a single leg crab. Michinoku releases the hold and Henare eventually drops him with a flying shoulder tackle, Henare then catches Michinoku with a few slams for a near fall. Michinoku trips up Henare and he locks him in the cross face until Henare gets to the ropes, Henare recovers to catch Michinoku with a Samoan drop.

Henare goes to the top rope and he catches Michinoku with a flying shoulder tackle for the near fall, Michinoku catches Henare in a roll up from out of nowhere for the three count.

Winner: Taka Michinoku

Third Generation (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) vs. Yoshi Tatsu & Kushida

The match begins with Tatsu attacking both of his opponents before the bell rings, Tatsu traps Kojima in the corner while kicking away at him. Kushida tags in and he nails Kojima with a series of kicks as well, Kushida drops Kojima with a hip toss before landing a drop kick for a near fall. Kushida bends the arm of Kojima before stepping on it, Kushida goes for the Hoverboard Lock and Kojima counters with a suplex to escape. Kojima stomps away on Kushida as he tags in Tenzan, Tenzan and Kojima take turns attacking Kushida with Mongolian chops. Tenzan goes for a pin attempt on Kushida before stomping on him some more, Kushida tries fighting back and Tenzan nails him with a few headbutts.

Tenzan drops Kushida before nailing him with a knee drop to the midsection, Tenzan then catches Kushida with a running clothesline. Kushida fights back again before dropping Tenzan with a pele kick, Tatsu tags in and he attacks Tenzan with a series of kicks. Tatsu then drops Tenzan with a wheel kick for the near fall, Tenzan recovers and he catches Tatsu with a Samoan drop. Kojima tags in and he attacks both of his opponents with a series of chops, Kojima knocks Kushida out of the ring before going to the top rope. Kushida catches Kojima with a cartwheel kick to trap him on the top rope, Kojima falls to the mat and Tatsu nails him with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a near fall. Kojima recovers and he catches Tatsu with an ace crusher, Kushida hits the ring and he catches Tenzan with a springboard drop kick. Kojima nails a charging Tatsu with a lariat for the three count.

Winners: Third Generation (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima)

After the match, Yoshi Tatsu tries attacking Satoshi Kojima and Kushida separates them all. 

Yuji Nagata, Juice Robinson, Tiger Mask IV & Jushin “Thunder” Liger vs. Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi, Gedo & Jado)

The match begins with Yoshi-Hashi working over the arm of Nagata, Yoshi-Hashi takes Nagata down with a headlock and both wrestlers pop back up to their feet. Yoshi-Hashi then attacks Nagata with a few chops, Nagata fights back by attacking Yoshi-Hashi with a series of kicks. Yoshi-Hashi drops Nagata and Nagata recovers by attempting a Nagata Lock on him, Nagata eventually catches Yoshi-Hashi in the Nagata Lock before tagging Mask IV in. Yoshi-Hashi tags in Gedo and Mask IV quickly wrenches away on his arm, Mask IV then takes down Gedo with a series of hip tosses before drop kicking him out of the ring. Mask IV fakes a dive and Jado jumps him from behind, Mask IV clears the ringof Jado and Gedo before tagging Liger in.

Liger cleans house of his opposition by nailing all of them with palm strikes, Gedo drops Liger with a punch before trapping him in the corner. Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he places Liger on the top rope before catching him with a drop kick for a near fall, Goto tags in and he works over Liger in the corner with forearm strikes. Liger crushes a charging Goto with a palm strike before tagging Robinson in, Robinson cleans house on the opposition before hitting Goto with angel dust and a cannonball for a near fall. Goto recovers to hit a charging Robinson with a fireman’s carry neck breaker, all the members of Chaos hit the ring to quadruple team Robinson. Jado tags in and he eats a super kick from Robinson, everybody else is brawling on the arena floor while Robinson and Jado battle in the ring.

Robinson then cracks Jado with a series of jabs before dropping him with a left, the brawl between both teams spills back into the ring. Mask IV and Liger catch members of Chaos with suicide dives, Robinson hits Jado with Pulp Fiction to get the three count.

Winners: Yuji Nagata, Juice Robinson, Tiger Mask IV & Jushin “Thunder” Liger

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