NJPW Best Of the Super Juniors 25 Finals Results: Hiromu Takahashi Faces Taichi Ishimori To Be Crowned BOTSJ 25 Champion, Plus Chaos Battles Suzuki-Gun In Two Tag Matches

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NJPW BOTSJ 25 Finals
Hiromu Takahashi def. Taiji Ishimori

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Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay) def. Chase Owens & Kota Ibushi

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada & Bushi) def. ACH, Dragon Lee, Ryusuke Taguchi & Kushida

Bullet Club (Marty Scurll & Yujiro Takahashi) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toa Henare

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Sho & Yoh) def. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado)

Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Yoshi-Hashi) def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taka Michinoku & Takashi Iizuka)

Chris Sabin & Flip Gordon def. Tiger Mask IV & Shota Umino


Tiger Mask IV & Shota Umino vs. Chris Sabin & Flip Gordon

The match begins with some chain wrestling between Mask IV and Gordon, Sabin and Umino get tagged in by their respective partners. Umino and Sabin take turns working over each others arms until Umino gains control by landing a shoulder tackle, Sabin recovers to drop Umino before landing a one legged drop kick. Gordon tags in and he attacks Umino with some chops, Gordon traps Umino in the corner before landing a running drop kick. Sabin tags in and he double teams Umino alongside Gordon for a near fall, Sabin slows things down by holding Umino in a chin lock. Umino gets free and he cracks Sabin with a drop kick, Mask IV tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Mask IV then hits Sabin with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall, Sabin recovers to hit Mask IV with a missile drop kick and fisherman buster suplex for a near fall.

Mask IV and Sabin have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Mask IV nails Sabin with a Tiger Driver. Umino and Gordon get tagged in by their respective partners, Umino quickly drops Gordon with a running forearm smash. Gordon recovers to hit Umino with an inverted Finlay roll followed by a running shooting star press and moonsault, Gordon nails Umino with a kick to the head followed by a springboard 450 splash for the three count.

Winners: Chris Sabin & Flip Gordon

Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Yoshi-Hashi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taka Michinoku & Takashi Iizuka)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping their opponents before the bell sounds and the brawl quickly spills to the arena floor, Iizuka stays in the ring and he works over Yoshi-Hashi. Yoshi-Hashi quickly recovers and he nails Iizuka with a rolling neck breaker, Yoshi-Hashi then hits Iizuka with a running chop. Suzuki interferes by catching Yoshi-Hashi in a rope assisted arm bar, the brawl restarts on the arena floor as Iizuka attacks Yano with a chair. Suzuki finds a chair and he attacks Yoshi-Hashi with it, Suzuki drags Yoshi-Hashi to the time keepers table while applying the kimura. Iizuka waits for Yoshi-Hashi to get back in the ring before biting him, Suzuki tags in and he nails Yoshi-Hashi with a few strikes. Suzuki drops Yoshi-Hashi with a running boot to the face followed by a penalty kick for a near fall, Suzuki goes for the Gotch Style Pile Driver and he nails Yoshi-Hashi with a knee strike instead.

Michinoku tags in and he stomps away on a downed Yoshi-Hashi, Iizuka interferes and he goes back to biting Yoshi-Hashi. Iizuka tags in and he attacks a cornered Yoshi-Hashi with more strikes and bites, Iizuka misses a charge in the corner and Yoshi-Hashi drops an interfering Michinoku with a suplex. Ishii tags in and he immediately gets bitten by Iizuka, Ishii recovers and he decides to just bite Iizuka on the head before landing a suplex. Ishii and Suzuki would then have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Ishii ends the exchange by nailing Suzuki with a shoulder block. Ishii traps Iizuka in the corner to land a series of chops, Ishii eats an atomic drop before nailing Iizuka with a power slam. Yano tags in and he immediately gets attacked by Michinoku, Yano then sends Michinoku into the exposed corner before the rest of Suzuki-Gun attacks him.

Suzuki-Gun triple teams Yano after throwing him into the exposed corner, Michinoku catches Yano with a knee strike for a near fall. Iizuka goes for the iron claw and Yano shoves Michinoku into him, Yano uses a referee distraction to low blow Michinoku and roll him up for a three count.

Winners: Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Yoshi-Hashi)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Sho & Yoh) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado)

The match begins with Taichi immediately tagging Desparado into the match, Sho also gets a tag from Goto. Desparado goes after Sho by landing a few strikes and Yoh tags in so he can double team Desparado alongside Sho, Chaos would then triple team an interfering Taichi. Sho stays in the ring and he trips up Desparado on the ring apron before drop kicking him to the arena floor, Sho goes for a suicide dive and Desparado pulls a young boy in the way. A brawl then breaks out on the arena floor between both teams, Kanemaru drags Yoh to the hallway while still attacking him. Desparado grabs Sho and he throws him into the chairs in the crowd, Taichi also grabs Goto and throws him into a bunch of chairs in the crowd. Desparado waits for Sho to get back in the ring before landing a slam, Kanemaru tags in and he drop kicks Sho in the injured ankle.

Taichi tags in and he distracts the referee while his partners attack Sho, Sho tries fighting back and Taichi drops him with a kick. Sho recovers and he drops Taichi with a spear from out of nowhere, Goto tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Goto then hits Desparado with a suplex that lands him on Taichi, Goto would then hit Taichi with a Saito Suplex for a near fall. Goto misses a charge in the corner and Taichi attacks him with a series of kicks for a near fall, Suzuki-Gun would then hit the ring to triple team Goto for a near fall. Taichi goes for a super kick and Goto counters with a modified neck breaker, Yoh and Kanemaru get tagged in by their respective partners. Yoh drop kicks Kanemaru into the ropes before Desparado drags him out of the ring, Yoh gets back in the ring to hit Kanemaru with a somersault senton for a near fall.

Desparado interferes again and that allows Kanemaru to drop Yoh, a brawl again breaks out between both teams and it goes all over the place. Sho nails Kanemaru with a knee strike before having a striking exchange with Desparado, Sho eventually knocks Desparado out of the ring with a drop kick. Kanemaru spits alcohol into the eyes of Sho before knocking him out of the ring, Kanemaru goes for Deep Impact and Yoh manages to catch him in a roll up for a three count.

Winners: Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Sho & Yoh)

After the match, Suzuki-Gun continues attacking Chaos before posing with their belts. 

Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toa Henare vs. Bullet Club (Marty Scurll & Yujiro Takahashi)

The match begins with Scurll and Tanahashi working over each others arms, Scurll wrenches away on Tanahashi’s arm until tanahashi drops him. Tanahashi then takes the chance to wrench away on the arm of Scurll, Takahashi tags in and Henare gets a tag as well. Takahashi kicks a charging Henare in the face a few times, Henare recovers and he drops a charging Takahashi with a shoulder block. Scurll interferes and that allows Takahashi to knock Henare out of the ring, Scurll then hits Henare with a super kick from the ring apron. Scurll drags Henare towards the announce table while nailing him with strikes, Takahashi waits for Henare to get back in the ring before landing some strikes. Takahashi slows things down further by holding Henare in a chin lock, Takahashi releases the hold before nailing Henare with a running leg drop.

Scurll tags in and he stomps on the bent arm of Henare, Scurll looks for the Romero Special and Tanahashi prevents it from happening. Scurll goes for it again before just stomping on the quads of Henare, Scurll follows that up by locking Henare in the abdominal stretch. Henare eventually gets free and he drops both members of Bullet Club, Tanahashi tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Tanahashi nails Scurll with a middle rope cross body block, Tanahashi follows that up by nailing Scurll with a dragon screw leg whip. Tanahashi goes for the Texas cloverleaf and Scurll quickly gets to the ropes, Scurll then goes for the chicken wing and Tanahashi gets free to avoid the hold. Scurll goes for a finger snap and Tanahashi drops him, Henare and Takahashi get the tags from their respective partners. Henare quickly catches Takahashi with a shoulder tackle, Henare slams Takahashi before landing a falling forearm smash for a near fall.

Henare then catches Takahashi with a delayed suplex for another near fall, Takahashi fights back by biting the fingers of Henare. Scurll hits the ring to snap the fingers of Henare, Tanahashi hits the ring and he attacks both members of Bullet Club. Tanahashi then hits Scurll with a Sling Blade, Tanahashi follows that up with a Twist N’ Shout on Takahashi. Henare then hits Takahashi with a top rope shoulder tackle for a near fall, Takahashi recovers and nails Henare with thrust kicks and a fisherman buster suplex. Takahashi then hits Henare with Pimp Juice for the three count.

Winners: Bullet Club (Marty Scurll & Yujiro Takahashi)

After the match, Marty Scurll attacks Hiroshi Tanahashi with his umbrella before applying the chicken wing, Jushin "Thunder" Liger hits the ring to saw Tanahashi. Liger grabs the microphone to challenge Marty Scurll and Hiroshi tanahashi to a triple threat match, Scurll walks away in anger while Tanahashi and Liger embrace.

ACH, Dragon Lee, Ryusuke Taguchi & Kushida vs. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada & Bushi)

The match begins with a series of exchanges between Lee and Bushi, Lee traps Bushi in the corner before landing forearm strikes. Naito interferes and Lee nails him with a drop kick in the corner, Evil drags Lee out of the ring so Bushi can nail him with a suicide dive. A brawl breaks out between both teams and it quickly spills to the arena floor, Naito tags in and he double teams Lee alongside Sanada for a near fall. Evil tags in and he applies the chin lock to a downed Lee, Lee fights back to nail Evil with a super kick before nailing Naito with a one man Spanish Fly. Taguchi tags in and he cleans house by nailing everybody with hip attacks, Taguchi then nails Evil with an enzaguri. Kushida tags in and he double teams Evil alongside Taguchi, Kushida then goes to work on the arm of Evil.

Evil uses a referee distraction to nail Kushida with a thrust kick to the midsection, Bushi tags in and Kushida nails him with a hip toss followed by a drop kick. ACH tags in and he immediately attacks Bushi with chops, ACH would then trip up Bushi before landing a double stomp followed by a drop kick. ACH then hits Bushi with a dead lift German suplex for a near fall, Bushi recovers and he hits a swinging ACH with a DDT. Sanada tags in and he attacks everybody on the opposing team, Los Ingobernables would then quadruple team ACH for a near fall. Members of both teams would then brawl on the arena floor, Taguchi tries interfering and Sanada knocks him out of the ring. Sanada catches ACH in the Skull End and a tap out follows.

Winners: Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada & Bushi)

After the match, a video airs featuring Chris Jericho, who says he is facing Tetsuya Naito at NJPW Dominion because he is the best in the company. Jericho says he will make Naito a bigger star by virtue of their match, Jericho promises to win the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.

Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay) vs. Chase Owens & Kota Ibushi

The match begins with Owens getting Ospreay down while wrenching away on his arm, Owens then pops Ospreay with a few strikes. Owens would then drop Ospreay with a shoulder tackle, Ospreay recovers and he nails Owens with a monkey flip. Ospreay would then take Owens down with a hurricarana, Ibushi and Okada get tagged in by their respective partners. Okada and Ibushi take turns working over each others arms, Okada gains a little control by catching Ibushi in a headlock. Ibushi recovers and he nails a charging Okada with a drop kick, Ibushi keeps Okada down before kicking him in the back. Owens tags in and he catches Okada with a few strikes, Okada fights back and Owens tags Ibushi back into the ring. Ibushi and Owens double team Okada for a near fall, Okada fights back and he catches a charging Ibushi with a flapjack.

Ospreay and Owens get tagged in by their respective partners, Ospreay catches Owens with a flying back elbow strike before missing a drop kick. Ospreay recovers and he nails Owens with a top rope 619 followed by a flying forearm strike for a near fall, Ospreay looks for the Storm Breaker and he winds up nailing Owens with a few strikes. Owens recovers to nail Ospreay with a super kick from out of nowhere, Owens then hits Ospreay with a springboard death valley driver for a near fall. Owens traps Ospreay in the corner while landing a few more strikes, Ospreay rocks Owens before tagging Okada into the match. Okada nails Owens with a DDT for a near fall, Okada follows that up by catching Owens with a modified neck breaker followed by a top rope elbow drop. Okada looks for the Rainmaker and Ibushi interferes to nail him with a springboard drop kick, Ibushi and Ospreay then hit their opponents with overhead kicks.

Ibushi and Ospreay then have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Ibushi eventually knocks Ospreay out of the ring with a lariat before nailing him with a Golden Triangle. Okada misses a drop kick and Owens nails him with a running knee strike, Okada recovers to hit a charging Owens with a drop kick followed by a V Trigger. Okada then hits Owens with the Rainmaker for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay)

NJPW BOTSJ 25 Finals: Taiji Ishimori vs. Hiromu Takahashi

The match begins with Takahashi nailing Ishimori with a shotgun drop kick that knocks him out of the ring, Ishimori gets back in the ring to take Takahashi down with a hurricarana. Ishimori rolls to the ring apron and Takahashi goes for a sunset flip bomb, Ishimori escapes and has a striking exchange with Takahashi on the arena floor. Takahashi throws Ishimori into the crowd and they battle to the top levels, another striking exchange breaks out between the competitors. Takahashi then knocks Ishimori across the aisle with a second shotgun drop kick, Takahashi goes for a power bomb and Ishimori counters by using a hurricarana to send him down the steps. Ishimori waits for Takahashi to get back in the ring before applying the standing kravat, Ishimori also attacks Takahashi with a series of knee strikes.

Ishimori would then drop Takahashi before twisting away at his head, Takahashi rolls out of the ring and Ishimori throws him into the ring post. Ishimori follows that up by throwing Takahashi into some chairs in the crowd, Ishimori then attacks Takahashi with a steel chair. Ishimori gets Takahashi back in the ring to land an enzaguri followed by a sliding German suplex for a near fall, Ishimori slows things down by holding Takahashi in a chin lock. Ishimori releases the hold to attack Takahashi with a few strikes, Ishimori goes for a springboard move and Takahashi knocks him to the arena floor. Takahashi follows that up by catching Ishimori with a sunset bomb, Takahashi waits for Ishimori to get back in the ring to land a basement drop kick for a near fall. Takahashi would then catch Ishimori in a rope assisted head scissors, Takahashi drags Ishimori out of the ring before nailing him with a wheel barrow slam on the arena floor.

Takahashi follows that up by using a drop kick to send Ishimori into a bunch of chairs in the crowd, Takahashi gets Ishimori back in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt. Takahashi then nails Ishimori in the back of the neck with an enzaguri, Takahashi goes for a Dynamite Plunger and Ishimori counters by applying a cross face. Takahashi eventually makes it to the ropes to break the submission, Ishimori and Takahashi have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Ishimori gets Takahashi down again before reapplying the cross face, Ishimori transitions to the Rings Of Saturn and Takahashi barely gets to the ropes. Ishimori misses a charge in the corner and Takahashi eventually propels him into the corner, Takahashi follows that up by nailing Ishimori with a lariat followed by a Dynamite Plunger for a near fall.

Takahashi then hits a cornered Ishimori with a clothesline before putting him on the top rope, takahashi then hits Ishimori with a super victory roll for a near fall. Takahashi gets up and he nails Ishimori with a death valley driver into the corner, Ishimori escapes a Time Bomb attempt to nail Takahashi with a reverse hurricarana. Takahashi recovers and catches Ishimori with a reverse hurricarana of his own, Ishimori and Takahashi have another striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Ishimori eventually drops Takahashi with a knee strike and a lariat for a near fall, Ishimori then connects with a shotgun drop kick followed by a double knee strike. Ishimori then hits takahashi with a double knee gut buster for a near fall, Ishimori then hits Takahashi with a pop up power bomb. Takahashi kicks out and he catches Ishimori in a triangle choke from out of nowhere, Ishimori gets free by nailing Takahashi with a buckle bomb.

Ishimori then hits a cornered Takahashi with a clothesline followed by a uranage, Ishimori goes for a 450 splash and Takahashi gets his knees up. Takahashi reapplies the triangle choke before nailing Ishimori with a double under hook pile driver, Takahashi reapplies the triangle choke for a third time and Ishimori gets to the ropes. Takahashi goes for the Time Bomb and he winds up landing a death valley driver in the corner,Takahashi then hits Ishimori with a Time Bomb for the three count.

Winner: Hiromu Takahashi

After the match, the Best Of The Super Juniors 25 Trophy is presented to Hiromu Takahashi.

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