Hiromu Takahashi Makes History And Issues Challenge, Taichi Regains Iron Fingers | NJPW Fight Size

Here is your post-NJPW Fight Size update following The New Beginning in Hiroshima night one. 

- Hiromu Takahashi and SHO made history in the main event, competing in the longest IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title match in history. The bout lasted 35 minutes and 38 seconds. Hiromu picked up the victory, retaining his title. 

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- Following the bout, El Phantasmo once again retired from commentary to try and attack Takahashi. BUSHI made the save with Taiji Ishimori also getting involved. ELP challenged Hiromu for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title. Hiromu agreed, but only if Ishimori and ELP were willing to defend the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles first. 

- Announcer Chris Charlton noted Hiroshi Tanahashi said on Japanese commentary that he was open to facing Hiromu for the NEVER Openweight Championship. 

- In the co-main event, Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) retained the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Titles by disqualification over The Dangerous Tekkers (Taichi & Zack Sabre Jr). Taichi regained the Iron Fingers and went wild on GOD. 

- Yuya Uemura has a death wish. 

- Night two of NJPW The New Beginning in Hiroshima is set for February 11 at 1 p.m. ET. Fightful will have ongoing results as the event unfolds. You can view the lineup by clicking here

If you missed anything from The New Beginning in Hiroshima night one, check out Fightful's full results by clicking here

 

 

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