NJPW New Beginning Sapporo Results: Kazuchika Okada Meets Minoru Suzuki For The IWGP Heavyweight Title & 3 Other Title Bouts

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IWGP Heavyweight Title Match: Kazuchika Okada (Champion) def. Minoru Suzuki to retain the title

IWGP Tag Team Title Match: Chaos (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii) (Champions) def. Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) & Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.) to retain the titles

IWGP NEVER Openweight Title Match: Hirooki Goto (Champion) def. Juice Robinson to retain the title

IWGP Junior Tag Team Title Match: RPG Vice (Rocky Romero & Trent Berretta)) def. Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku & Taichi) to retain the titles

Dragon Lee, Ryusuke Taguchi, Manobu Nakanishi, Hiroyoshi Tanahashi & Michael Elgin def. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Bushi, Sanada & Hiromu Takahashi)

Yoshi-Hashi def. Takashi Iizuka

Chaos (Will Ospreay, Jado & Gedo) def. Tiger Mask IV, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Katsuyori Shibata

Third Generation (Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan) def. Yoshi Tatsu, Henare & Toshiyuki Oka

Suzuki-Gun (El Desparado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) def. Kushida & Hirai Kawato


Match By Match Recap

Kushida & Hirai Kawato vs. Suzuki-Gun (El Desparado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)

The match begins with Kanemaru stomping on Kawato before nailing him with a back body drop, Kanemaru nails Kawato with a suplex before tagging Desparado in. Desparado throws Kawato out of the ring before tossing him into the barricade, Desparado tosses Kawato back in the ring before slamming him for a near fall. Desparado locks Kawato in the chin lock to slow things down further, Kawato breaks the hold by getting to the ropes. Desparado chops Kawato before tagging Kanemaru in, Kanemaru slams and stomps on a downed Kawato. Kanemaru follows that up by attacking a cornered Kawato with some strikes, Kanemaru locks Kawato in the camel clutch. Kawato breaks free and he tries fighting back, Kushida gets the tag and he cleans house on his opponents.

Kushida rolls up Kanemaru while nailing Desparado with a Germans suplex for a near fall, Kanemaru nails a kicking Kushida in the knee. Kanemaru shoves the referee into Kushida before nailing him with a drop kick, Kushida recovers to take out both opponents with a double handspring elbow strike. Kawato gets the tag and he drops Desparado with a flying forearm strike, Kawato goes to the top rope and he catches Desparado with a missile drop kick for a near fall. Kawato locks Desparado in the Boston crab and he releases it as Kanemaru interferes, Desparado catches Kawato with a spine buster into a single leg crab and Kawato gets to the ropes. Kushida and Kanemaru are battling on the arena floor, Kawato rolls up Desparado a few times for a few near falls. Desparado catches Kawato with a spear from out of nowhere for a two count, Desparado hits Kawato with a spinning tiger bomb for the three count.

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

After the match, El Desparado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru attack Kushida and Hirai Kawato on the arena floor.

Third Generation (Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan) vs. Yoshi Tatsu, Henare & Toshiyuki Oka

The match begins with a brawl breaking out between all six competitors in the match, Henare and Oka drop Kojima with a double shoulder tackle. Kojima is triple teamed in the ring by his opposition, Kojima fights back and attacks his tormentors with chops. Kojima knocks everyone out of the ring other than Henare before getting a near fall on him, Nagata tags in and he works over the midsection of Henare. Tenzan tags in and he catches Henare with some Mongolian chops, Tenzan corners Henare before attacking him with more Mongolian chops. Tenzan charges at Henare to nail him with a clothesline that is followed by a suplex for a near fall, Tenzan misses the falling headbutt and that allows Henare to tag Tatsu in.

Tatsu immediately attacks and drops Tenzan with a series of kicks to the midsection, Tatsu then drops Tenzan with a spin kick for a near fall. Tenzan fights back by catching Tatsu with some Mongolian chops and a Samoan drop, Nagata tags in and he attacks Tatsu with a series of kicks. Tatsu and Nagata then get into a forearm strike exchange in the center of the ring, Tatsu then drops a charging Nagata with a kick to the midsection before tagging Oka in. Oka and Nagata have a forearm strike exchange in the center of the ring, Nataga then catches Oka with a kick to the face. Oka recovers by hitting Nagata with a shoulder tackle and belly to belly suplex for a near fall, Oka locks Nagata in a Boston crab until a brawl breaks out between all six competitors once again. Nagata nails Oka with an exploder suplex and a crossface submission is applied to force a tap out.

Winners: Third Generation (Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan)

Tiger Mask IV, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Chaos (Will Ospreay, Jado & Gedo)

The match begins with Shibata and Ospreay going through a series of reversals, Shibata and Ospreay also start working over each others arms. Shibata catches Ospreay with a knee lift before applying a head lock, Ospreay breaks free and he holds Shibata in a head scissors for a short time. Jado and Liger get the tags from their respective partners, they exchange shoulder tackles until Gedo and Ospreay interfere. Liger takes out Jado with a palm strike before Gedo uses illegal tactics to trap Liger in the corner, Gedo crushes Liger with a plethora of stomps in the corner. Jado tags back in and he stomps on Liger as well, Ospreay tags in now and he drops Liger with a flying forearm strike for a near fall. Gedo tags back in and he rakes the eyes of Liger, Liger tries fighting back and Gedo quickly traps him in the corner.

Jado interferes and Liger takes him and Gedo out with a double DDT, Mask IV tags in and he cleans house with the opposition. Mask IV then hits Gedo with a kick to the face before nailing him with a tiger driver for a near fall, Gedo recovers to hit Mask IV with an atomic drop and a super kick. Ospreay tags in and he immediately kicks Shibata off of the ring apron, Ospreay then connects with a springboard elbow strike on Mask IV for a near fall. Shibata interferes and Ospreay takes him out with a drop kick, Shibata hits Mask IV with a spin kick followed by the Ospreay Cutter for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Will Ospreay, Jado & Gedo)

After the match, Katsuyori Shibata tries attacking Will Ospreay and Ospreay takes him out with the Ospreay Cutter.

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