NJPW Destruction In Beppu Results: Naito vs. Suzuki, Plus The NEVER Openweight Title Is On The Line!

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NEVER Openweight Championship
Taichi def. Hirooki Goto to win the title

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Tetsuya Naito def. Minoru Suzuki

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Jay White, Toru Yano & Yoshi-Hashi)

Suzuki-Gun (Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado) def. Los Ingobernables (Evil, Sanada & Bushi)

Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.) def. Best Friends (Chuckie T & Berretta)

Ryusuke Taguchi, Kushida, Jushin "Thunder" Liger & Tiger Mask IV def. Chaos (Will Ospreay, Rocky Romero, Sho & Yoh)

Ayato Yoshido def. Takashi Iizuka by DQ

David Finlay & Ren Narita def. Toa Henare & Shota Umino

Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuya Uemura def. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yota Tsuji 


Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yota Tsuji vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuya Uemura

The match begins with Tenzan backing Nakanishi into the ropes before landing a few strikes, Tenzan tries dropping Nakanishi with some shoulder tackles. Nakanish winds up dropping Tenzan before landing a few strikes, Tenzan fights back and Nakanishi drops him with a clothesline. Kojima hits the ring before Nakanishi drops him and Tenzan with a double shoulder tackle, Uemura and Tsuji tag in before having a striking exchange. Tsuji ends the exchange by nailing Uemura with a shoulder tackle, Tenzan tags in and he attacks Uemura with a few strikes. Tenzan drops Uemura before stomping away on him, Tenzan also attacks Uemura with Mongolian chops. Kojima hits the ring to double team Uemura with Tenzan, Tenzan holds Uemura down while applying a chin lock.

Kojima tags in and he quickly drops Uemura with a back elbow strike, Kojima traps Uemura in the corner while landing machine gun chops. Kojima then hits Uemura with a flying forearm strike followed by a top rope elbow drop for a near fall, Uemura fights back and Kojima drops him with an elbow strike. Uemura recovers and he nails a charging Kojima with a drop kick, Nagata tags in and he attacks Kojima with a ton of strikes. Nagata then hits Kojima with a drop kick to the knee, Nagata goes for the Nagata Lock and Tenzan breaks it up. Nagata then works over both Tenzan and Kojima, Kojima stops him momentum by hitting Nagata with a Koji Cutter. Tsuji tags in as his team triple teams Nagata, Tsuji nails Nagata with a drop kick before applying the Boston crab. Nagata gets free and he nails Tsuji with a knee strike followed by an exploder suplex, Nagata gets Tsuji in the cross face and a tap out follows.

Winners: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Yuya Uemura

David Finlay & Ren Narita vs. Toa Henare & Shota Umino

The match begins with some chain wrestling between Umino and Narita, Umino and Narita take turns working over each others arms. Umino takes Narita down with a headlock, Umino then drops Narita with a shoulder block before eating an elbow strike. Finlay tags in and he double teams Umino alongside Narita, Finlay then hits Umino with a vertical suplex for a near fall. Narita tags in and he stomps away on a cornered Umino, Umino fights back and he nails Narita with a missile drop kick. Finlay tags in and he prevents Umino from tagging Henare, Umino hits Finlay with a back body drop before tagging Henare in. Henare quickly cleans house against the opposing team, Henare hits Finlay with a vertical suplex and a flying shoulder tackle. Henare then hits Finlay with a falling chop followed by a Samoan drop for a near fall, Umino tags in and he double teams Finlay with Henare.

Umino nails Finlay with a missile drop kick before applying the Boston crab, Narita breaks the submission up before getting attacked by Henare. Finlay and Umino have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Umino then hits a charging Finlay with a drop kick. Umino surprises Finlay with a roll up for a near fall, Finlay recovers to hit Umino with a uranage back breaker for a near fall. Finlay nails Umino with a stunner for a three count.

Winners: David Finlay & Ren Narita

Ayato Yoshido vs. Takashi Iizuka

The match begins with Iizuka attacking Yoshido on the entrance ramp, Iizuka attacks Yoshido with some steel chair shots. Iizuka gets Yoshido in the ring before stomping away on him, Iizuka goes after Kevin Kelly so he can get his face guard removed. Iizuka gets back in the ring and he bites the foot of Yoshido, Iizuka also bites the head of Yoshido before biting his arm. Yoshido fights back and he drops a charging Iizuka with a clothesline, Yoshido traps Iizuka in the corner while landing a few strikes. Yoshido drops Iizuka while nailing him with a few penalty kicks for a near fall, Iizuka blocks a third penalty kick before eating a high kick for a near fall. Iizuka recovers to hit Yoshido with an atomic drop, Iizuka chokes Yoshido with a piece of rope before the referee gets it away from him. Iizuka puts the steel fingers on and he hits Yoshido with it to cause a DQ.

Winner: Ayato Yoshido, by DQ

Ryusuke Taguchi, Kushida, Jushin "Thunder" Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Chaos (Will Ospreay, Rocky Romero, Sho & Yoh)

The match begins with Liger and Sho exchanging shoulder tackles until Sho nails Liger with a drop kick, Liger gets up and he nails Sho with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Liger then applies the surfboard stretch to Sho until a huge brawl between both teams breaks it up, Taguchi tags in and he attacks the injured back of Sho. Sho recovers and he nails Taguchi with a suplex, Yoh tags in and he nails Taguchi with a series of hip attacks. Taguchi recovers and he nails a charging Yoh with his own hip attack, Yoh then gets quadruple teamed by the opposition. Yoh fights back and he sticks his fingers in the butt hole of Taguchi, Chaos hits the ring and they quadruple team Taguchi. Romero then hits a cornered Taguchi with some Forever Clotheslines, Yoh stays in the ring and he corners Taguchi before tagging Ospreay into the match.

Ospreay decides to attack the behind of Taguchi with a few strikes, Ospreay then drops Taguchi before landing a standing moonsault for a near fall. Taguchi fights back and Ospreay nails him with an atomic drop, Taguchi recovers and nails a charging Ospreay with a hip attack. Kushida tags in and he attacks Ospreay with some kicks, Kushida then cleans house against the opposing team. Kushida nails Ospreay with a hip toss before landing a drop kick, Ospreay traps Kushida in the ropes before landing a 619 and a springboard clothesline for a near fall. Kushida fights back and he nails Ospreay with an overhead kick, Ospreay recovers and he drops Kushida a few moments later. Mask IV and Romero get tagged in by their respective partners, Sho and Yoh hit the ring to attack Mask IV. Everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, Mask IV hits Romero with a Tiger Driver for a near fall.

Mask IV then hits Romero with a tombstone pile driver for a three count.

Winners: Ryusuke Taguchi, Kushida, Jushin "Thunder" Liger & Tiger Mask IV

Best Friends (Chuckie T & Berretta) vs. Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)

The match begins with KES jumping the Best Friends before the bell sounded and the brawl spills to the arena floor, Smith Jr throws T into the barricade a few times. KES gets the Best Friends in the ring and they get knocked back to the arena floor, KES get taken out by stereo dives from the Friends. The Friends get Smith Jr in the ring and they nail him with a double elbow drop, Berretta applies a headlock to a downed Smith Jr. Smith Jr backs Berretta into the corner before eating a side kick, Berretta catches Smith Jr with a sunset flip before landing an enzaguri. Archer returns and he nails a charging Berretta with a pounce, Archer attacks T and they battle into the crowd. Smith Jr nails Berretta with a few strikes bfeore ripping away at his face, Berretta goes for a tornado DDT and Smith Jr propels him across the ring for a near fall.

Smith Jr holds Berretta down while applying a chin lock, Archer tags in and he nails Berretta with a pop up power slam for a near fall. Archer corners Berretta before landing a running clothesline, Archer keeps Berretta trapped in the corner while choking him. Smith Jr tags in and he nails Berretta with more strikes, Berretta avoids a running power slam before dropping Smith Jr with a half nelson suplex. T tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, T drops Smith Jr before eating a series of German suplexes from him. T fights back and he nails Smith Jr with a flat liner from out of nowhere, Archer and Berretta get tagged in by their respective partner. Archer knocks Berretta of the ring before attacking T, the Friends recover and double team Archer for a near fall. Smith Jr hits the ring and Berretta nails him with a tornado DDT, the Friends clear the ring before T takes Smith Jr out with a dive.

Berretta also goes for a dive and Archer choke slams him on the ring apron, Archer goes for a choke slam in the ring and Berretta rolls him up for a near fall. Archer then hits Berretta with a sidewalk slam for a near fall, Smith Jr hits the ring and Berretta knocks him to the arena floor. KES nail Berretta with a Killer Bomb for the three count.

Winners: Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)

Los Ingobernables (Evil, Sanada & Bushi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun members jumping Sanada as the bell sounds, Sanada regains control by nailing Desparado and Kanemaru with a double drop kick. Sanada quickly gets Kanemaru in the paradise lock before landing a drop kick, Sanada keeps the pressure on Kanemaru by landing a few strikes. A brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills to the arena floor, Desparado and Sabre Jr throw Sanada into the barricade. Kanemaru then throws Sanada into the barricade while Evil is also sent into the barricade, Kanemaru gets Sanada in the ring before trying to crush his head. Desparado tags in and he rips away at the face of a swinging Sanada, Sanada recovers and he drop kicks Desparado in the knee. Sabre Jr interferes and Sanada eventually drops him with a drop kick, Bushi tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team.

Bushi nails Desparado and Kanemaru with a double missile drop kick from the middle rope, Desparado goes for his finisher and Bushi nails him with an enzaguri. Desparado recovers and he nails a charging Bushi with a spine buster, Evil and Sabre Jr get tagged in by their respective partners. Evil has the referee hold the leg of Sabre Jr before landing a thrust kick, Evil then hits Sabre Jr with a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall. Evil and Sabre Jr have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Sabre Jr quickly gets Evil in the octopus stretch. Evil gets to the ropes to break the submission, the members of LIJ hit the ring and they all triple team Sabre Jr. Bushi and sanada take out Desparado and Kanemaru with dives, Sabre Jr surprises Evil with a roll up for the three count.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado)

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) vs. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Jay White, Toru Yano & Yoshi-Hashi)

The match begins with Okada backing Tanahashi into the ropes before landing a few strikes, Okada then applies a headlock to Tanahashi. Okada then drops Tanahashi with a shoulder tackle before White tags himself in, White quickly attacks Tanahashi with some chops. Tanahashi fights back and he nails White with a springboard cross body block, Homna tags in and he attacks White with a few strikes. Homna goes for a falling headbutt and White gets out of the way, a brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills to the arena floor. White throws Homna into the exposed turnbuckle before tagging Yano in, Yano works over Homna until Yoshi-Hashi tags in. Yoshi-Hashi and Okada double team Homna, Yoshi-Hashi the throws Homna into the exposed corner.

Yano tags back in and he stomps away on a downed Homna, Homna fights back and he misses another falling headbutt. Yano again throws Homna into the exposed corner, Homna recovers and he nails Yano with a falling headbutt. Makabe tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Makabe traps Yano in the corner while landing a ton of strikes. Yano fights back and Makabe drops him with a clothesline, Okada and Tanahashi get tagged in by their respective partners. Tanahashi quickly hits Okada with a dragon screw leg whip, Tanahashi then hits Okada with a drop kick to the injured knee. Okada recovers and he nails Tanahashi with a modified neck breaker, Tanahashi fights back and Okada nails him with a drop kick. Okada goes for the Rainmaker and Tanahashi counters with a Twist & Shout followed by a sling blade, Tanahashi goes for a High Fly Flow and Okada gets out of the way.

Yoshi-Hashi tags in and Tanahashi quickly drops him with a flying forearm strike, Robinson tags in and he nails Yoshi-Hashi with his patented jabs. Robinson drops Yoshi-Hashi in the corner before landing a cannonball, Robinson catches Yoshi-Hashi with a top rope high cross body for a near fall. Yoshi-Hashi recovers and he nails Robinson with a mule kick followed by a western lariat for a near fall, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. White comes in the ring and he accidentally hits Yoshi-Hashi, Robinson hits Yoshi-Hashi with a left followed by Pulp Friction for a three count.

Winners: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna)

NEVER Openweight Championship
Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Taichi

The match begins with Taichi playing mind games with Goto until Goto attacks him, Taichi rolls out of the ring while Miho Abe distracts Goto. Taichi attacks a distracted Goto and he throws him out of the ring, Yoshinobu Kanemaru attacks Goto until Goto throws him into the barricade. Taichi grabs a chair and he attacks Goto with it, Taichi drags Goto into the crowd and he throws him into some chairs. Taichi grabs a steel chair and he attacks Goto with it, Taichi waits for Goto to get back in the ring before stomping away on him. Goto fights back and Taichi rips away at his face, Taichi nails a cornered Goto with a running clothesline before knocking him out of the ring. Taichi grabs another chair and he attacks Goto with it, Goto recovers and he suplexes Taichi on the entrance ramp.

Goto gets Taichi in the ring and he nails him with a running spin kick in the corner followed by a Saito Suplex for a near fall, Taichi recovers and he nails Goto with a kick to the head. Taichi goes for another kick and Goto blocks it before a striking exchange breaks out between the two, Taichi eventually drops Goto by kicking him in the eye. Goto recovers and he drops Taichi with a lariat, Taichi responds by drilling Goto with a lariat of his own. Taichi then hits Goto with a buzz saw kick for a near fall, Taichi follows that up by nailing Goto with a high angle suplex followed by an enzaguri for a near fall. Taichi goes for a power bomb and Goto counters with a back body drop, Goto then connects with an Angle Slam against Taichi. Goto applies the sleeper hold to Taichi, Goto sets up for the GTR and Taichi attacks the ref to prevent it from happening.

Kanemaru interferes again and Goto quickly takes care of him, El Desparado interferes next and Goto knocks him out of the ring. Chaos members come out to battle Kanemaru and Desparado, Goto hits Taichi with a modified neck breaker followed by the falling suplex. Goto follows that up with a kick to the upper body followed by a headbutt, Goto then hits Taichi with a reverse GTR for a near fall. Takashi Iizuka interferes and that Taichi to hit Goto with a low blow for a near fall, Taichi hits Goto with a last ride power bomb for another near fall. Taichi follows that up with an air raid crash for the three count.

Winner: Taichi, your new NEVER Openweight Champion

Tetsuya Naito vs. Minoru Suzuki

The match begins with Suzuki jumping Naito before the bell sounds and their brawl quickly spills outside of the ring, Suzuki quickly throws Naito into the barricade. Suzuki nails Naito with more strikes before getting him back in the ring, Naito gains control and their bout spills back outside of the ring. Naito quickly throws Suzuki into the barricade a few times, Naito attacks Suzuki with more strikes while still throwing him into the barricade. Suzuki recovers as they battle back into the ring, Naito gets to the ring apron and Suzuki sends him into the barricade. Suzuki and Naito battle into the crowd as Suzuki bashes Naito’s head on the announce table, Suzuki throws Naito into a bunch of chairs in the crowd. Suzuki gets Naito back in the ring before applying an arm bar to him, Suzuki gets Naito back out of the ring again before landing a shotgun drop kick on him.

Suzuki gets Naito back in the ring before kicking him right in the back, Suzuki holds Naito down while applying a kimura to him. Suzuki releases the hold and stomps away on the injured arm of Naito, Naito fights back to hit Suzuki with an inverted atomic drop followed by a neck breaker. Suzuki and Naito have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Naito gains control of the match after nailing Suzuki with a drop kick. Suzuki recovers to drop Naito before crushing him with a series of penalty kicks, Suzuki drags Naito back out of the ring and the referee stops him from using a chair. Suzuki decides to just throw Naito into the barricade again, Suzuki finds a table and he hits Naito in the head with it. Suzuki then sets up the table and he locks Naito in a sleeper hold a few times. Suzuki drops a knocked out Naito on the arena floor before getting him back to the ring apron, Suzuki tries to pile driver Naito through the table and Naito sends Suzuki through the table with a neck breaker.

Naito waits for Suzuki to get back in the ring before landing Gloria for a near fall, Naito follows up by nailing Suzuki with a flying forearm strike. Naito eventually gets Suzuki on the top rope and he follows him up there, Suzuki gets Naito down while applying a knee bar to him. Naito eventually gets to the ropes to break the submission from Suzuki, Suzuki starts focusing his attack on the injured leg of Naito. Naito recovers and lands a drop kick to the knee of Suzuki, Naito follows that up by nailing Suzuki with a tornado DDT. Naito goes for Destino and Suzuki counters by applying a knee bar to him, Suzuki transitions to a single leg crab against Naito. Suzuki reapplies the knee bar to a downed Naito, Suzuki transitions into a figure four leg lock against Naito. Naito eventually gets to the ropes to break the submissions from Suzuki, Suzuki applies the sleeper hold to Naito.

Naito nails Suzuki with a Destino from out of nowhere, Suzuki and Naito have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Naito ends the exchange by dropping Suzuki with an enzaguri, Naito hits Suzuki with a Gotch Style sit out power bomb for a near fall. Naito then hits Suzuki with another Destino for the three count.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito

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