Fightful Live Coverage & Discussion For NJPW Best Of The Super Juniors 24 Day 5: BOTSJ Block B Match - Ryusuke Taguchi vs. El Desparado

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BOTSJ Block B Match: Kushida def. Bushi

BOTSJ Block B Match: El Desparado def. Ryusuke Taguchi

BOTSJ Block B Match: Tiger Mask IV def. ACH

BOTSJ Block B Match: Yoshinobu Kanemaru def. Volador Jr.

Dragon Lee, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Juice Robinson & Satoshi Kojima def. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada & Hiromu Takahashi)

Bullet Club (Marty Scurll, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa) def. Ricochet, David Finlay & War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson)

Suzuki-Gun (Taichi & Taka Michinoku) def. Chaos (Jado & Will Ospreay)

Tomoyuki Oka & Hirai Kawato def. Katsuya Kitamura & Syota Umino


Match By Match Recap

Tomoyuki Oka & Hirai Kawato vs. Katsuya Kitamura & Syota Umino

The match begins with Kawato and Umino doing a lot of chain wrestling, Umino backs Kawato into the corner and nails him with a chop. The two meet in the middle of the ring and exchange a plethora of chops, Umino traps Kawato in the corner before assaulting him with a few strikes. Kawato fights back and tags Oka into the match, Oka and Kawato drop Umino with a double shoulder tackle. Oka nails Umino with a knee to the midsection followed by a European uppercut for a near fall, Oka then slams Umino for another near fall. Oka locks Umino in the Boston crab and Umino quickly gets to the ropes, Umino eventually drops a charging Oka with a drop kick.

Kitamura tags in and he cleans house on both members of the opposing team, Kitamura nails Oka with a gut wrench suplex and a few stomps. Kitamura then slams Oka for a quick pin attempt, Kitamura then cracks Oka with a running elbow strike and shoulder tackle for another near fall. Kitamura follows that up by attacking Oka with a few chops, Oka recovers and he nails Kitamura with a spine buster. Kawato tags in and he nails Kitamura with a few strikes, Kitamura drops Kawato and tags Umino int the match. Umino nails Kawato with a back elbow strike and slam for a near fall, Umino locks Kawato in a single leg crab and Oka breaks it up. Kawato then drops a charging Umino with a drop kick, Kawato locks Umino in a Boston crab and Kitamura breaks it up.

Oka hits the ring and he quickly knocks Kitamura out of it, Umino gets up and he attacks Kawato with some forearm strikes. Kawato drops Umino and locks him in a Boston crab to force a submission.

Winners: Tomoyuki Oka & Hirai Kawato

Chaos (Jado & Will Ospreay) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi & Taka Michinoku)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping Chaos as they entered the ring, Taichi and Michinoku eventually start double teaming Ospreay. Ospreay knocks Taichi out of the ring before dropping Michinoku, Jado tags in and he drops a charging Michinoku with a shoulder tackle. Jado then attacks Michinoku with a series of chops, Taichi interferes and he drags Jado out of the ring before tossing him into the ring post. Taichi grabs his microphone stand and he chokes Jado with it, Michinoku also attacks Ospreay on the arena floor. Jado is thrown back into the ring and Michinoku takes the opportunity to choke him, Taichi tags in and he nails Jado with chops.

Taichi then hits Jado with the ring bell hammer while Michinoku distracts the referee, Taichi and Michinoku double team Jado while Ospreay argues with the referee. Jado fights back and Michinoku quickly rakes his eyes to regain control, Jado then drops Michinoku with a DDT before tagging Ospreay in. Ospreay quickly nails Michinoku with a handspring enzaguri, Ospreay follows that up by crushing Michinoku with a running drop kick for a near fall. Ospreay goes to the top rope and misses a dive, which allows Michinoku to kick him in the face and tag Taichi in. Ospreay quickly hits Taichi with an enzaguri before tagging Jado in, Jado gets a near fall on Taichi after Ospreay interferes to hit him with a neck breaker.

Taichi eventually drops Jado with some strikes in the corner, Jado recovers to trip up Taichi and lock him in a cross face. Michinoku interferes as Taichi taps out and the referee doesn’t see it, Taichi hits Jado with the microphone stand and Michinoku hits him with a running knee strike for a near fall. Taichi hits Jado with a super kick for the three count.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Taichi & Taka Michinoku)

Bullet Club (Marty Scurll, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa) vs. Ricochet, David Finlay & War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson)

The match begins with Scurll kicking at Ricochet and then dropping him with a shoulder tackle, Ricochet then drops Scurll with a head scissors and a drop kick. Bullet Club lure War Machine into the ring and quadruple team them, a brawl then breaks out all over the place between everybody in the match. Scurll fights Ricochet in the ring as everybody else remains fighting on the arena floor, Scurll traps Ricochet in the ropes while ripping away at his face. Tama tags in and he attacks Ricochet with a headbutt, Tama follows that up by hitting Ricochet with a suplex for a near fall. Scurll tags back in and Ricochet kicks him in the face, Ricochet then rolls up Scurll for a near fall.

Scurll gets mad and he just drops Ricochet, Ricochet recovers to drop Scurll with a forward roll drop kick. Takahashi gets the tag and Riccohet takes him out with a springboard strike before tagging Finlay in, Finlay takes out a tagged in Roa with a running European uppercut. Hanson hits the ring and he clobbers Tama and Roa with a lot of running clotheslines, Scurll jumps on Hanson’s back and Hanson still clotheslines everybody. Scurll eventually drops Hanson before cracking his fingers, Hanson gets angry and he levels Scurll with a clothesline. Rowe tags in and he nails Roa with a double knee strike, Rowe then clobbers Scurll with a running knee strike. Everybody starts hitting the ring and taking each other out, Finlay throws Roa into a lung blower by Ricochet.

Ricochet goes for a shooting star press and Tama nails him with the Stun Gun, War Machine hit Tama with a double team hold for a near fall. War Machine goes for another maneuver and Scurll distracts everybody with his umbrella, Takahashi hits Rowe with his cane and Tama nails him with a Stun Gun for a three count.

Winners: Bullet Club (Marty Scurll, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa)

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