NJPW Destruction In Hiroshima Results: Two Title Matches, Plus We Get A Preview Of Okada vs. Tanahashi

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IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Kenny Omega def. Tomohiro Ishii

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NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship
Bullet Club OG (Tama Tonga, Tonga Loa & Taiji Ishimori) def. Ryusuke Taguchi, David Finlay & Juice Robinson to retain the titles

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

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada & Bushi) def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., Taka MIchinoku & El Desparado)

Chaos (Gedo, Hirooki Goto & Toru Yano) def. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Takashi Iizuka) by DQ

Chaos (Will Ospreay, Chuckie T & Berretta) def. Bullet Club (Kota Ibushi, Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi)

Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.) def. Michael Elgin & Ayato Yoshida

Bad Luck Fale def. Toa Henare 

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


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

The match begins with Yoh nailing Liger with a drop kick after some taunting between both men, Liger sends Yoh out of the ringbefore landing a baseball slide drop kick. Yoh gets back in the ring and Liger nails him with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker, Liger then applies the surfboard stretch to Yoh. The rest of Chaos hit the ring and they all attack Liger, all of Chaos nail Liger with drop kicks for a near fall. Romero tags in and he kicks away at a cornered Liger, Chaos clears the ring before Liger fights off a triple team. Liger drops Sho with a palm strike before tagging Kushida in, Kushida quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Kushida catches Sho with a drop kick followed by a drop kick, Kushida applies the arm bar to a downed Sho.

Kushida releases the hold while looking for the Hoverboard Lock, Sho gets free and he drops Kushida with an Alpha Slam. Mask IV tags in and he gets nailed with a triple knee strike from Chaos, Chaos triple teams Mask IV so Romero can get a near fall on a pin attempt. Kushida prevents Romero from further attacking Mask IV by dragging him out of the ring, Kushida then hits Sho and Yoh with a handspring elbow strike. Romero recovers and hits Mask IV with Forever Clotheslines, Liger interferes and nails Romero with a palm strike so Mask IV can land a Tiger Driver for a near fall. Mask IV hits Romero with a Tiger Suplex for a three count.

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

Toa Henare vs. Bad Luck Fale

The match begins with Henare attacking Fale as he enters the ring, Henare keeps Fale trapped by the ropes while landing a plethora of strikes. Henare then attacks the leg of Fale with kicks and drop kicks, Henare stuns Fale with a flying shoulder tackle. Henare then hits a cornered Fale with a running clothesline, Henare follows that up with a top rope shoulder tackle for a near fall. Henare nails a downed Fale with a falling chop for a near fall, Fale fights back and he nails Henare with an avalanche. Fale goes for a Bad Luck Fale and Henare escapes to eat a clothesline, Fale hits Henare with a Grenade for the three count.

Winner: Bad Luck Fale

Michael Elgin & Ayato Yoshida vs. Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)

The match begins with Smith Jr jumping Yoshida from behind as Archer attacks Elgin, Elgin sends Archer out of the ring. Elgin and Yoshida double team Smith Jr until Archer knocks Elgin out of the ring, Archer then hits Yoshida with a high angle suplex. Smith Jr picks up Yoshida and he nails him with a few strikes, Smith Jr attacks the injured back of Yoshida with forearm strikes. Smith Jr traps Yoshida in the ropes while ripping away at his face, Archer tags in and he nails a cornered Yoshida with multiple flying back elbow strikes. Smith Jr tags back in and he nails Yoshida with a delayed vertical suplex, Archer tags in and he double teams Yoshida with Smith Jr for a near fall. Archer holds Yoshida down while pulling back on his arms, Archer releases the hold to hit Yoshida with running clotheslines in the corner.

Yoshida fights back and he nails a charging Archer with a clothesline, Elgin tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Elgin nails Archer with a missile drop kick from the middle rope, Elgin picks up Archer to nail with a ton of strikes. Elgin follows that up by nailing Archer with a release German suplex followed by a falcon arrow for a near fall, Archer recovers and he nails a charging Elgin with a sidewalk slam. Yoshida and Smith Jr get tagged in by their respective partners, Smith Jr misses a leg drop and Yoshida lands a series of penalty kicks for a few near falls. Smith Jr fights back and he nails Yoshida with a running power slam for a near fall, Elgin hits the ring and Smith Jr also nails him with a power slam. KES then hit Yoshida with a Killer Bomb for the three count.

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

Chaos (Will Ospreay, Chuckie T & Berretta) vs. Bullet Club (Kota Ibushi, Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi)

The match begins with Takahashi attacking T with a few strikes, T fights back and he catches Takahashi in a pinning combination before landing a neck breaker. Chaos then hit Takahashi with a triple team move as Ospreay tags in to get a near fall, T tags back in and Takahashi quickly bites his hand. Takahashi then drops a charging T on the top rope, Bullet Club hits the ring and they double team a cornered T. Takahashi traps T in the rope before kicking him in the face for a near fall, Owens tags in and he nails T with a drop kick to the back. Ibushi tags in and he nails a cornered T with a plethora of strikes, Owens tags in and he rips away at the face of T. Ibushi tags in and he double teams T alongside Owens for a near fall, T fights back and he drops Ibushi with a middle rope missile drop kick.

Owens interferes and T catches him with sole food, Ospreay tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Ospreay nails Ibushi with a standing shooting star press for a near fall, Ibushi fights back and he nails Ospreay with a springboard moonsault for a near fall. Ibushi goes for a Last Ride and Ospreay escapes to land a springboard enzaguri, Ibushi recovers and he drops Ospreay with a lariat. Owens tags in and he drops Ospreay for a near fall, Ospreay recovers and he nails Owens with a cutter from out of nowhere. Berretta tags in and he attacks Owens with a plethora of strikes, Owens recovers and he nails a charging Berretta with a back body drop. Berretta recovers and he drops Owens with a lariat, Berretta follows that up by nailing Owens with a tornado DDT for a near fall.

Ibushi hits the ring and he double teams Berretta alongside Owens, Owens hits Berretta with a shining wizard for a near fall. Owens then nails Berretta with a Jewel Heist for a near fall, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. Ospreay takes out Ibushi and Takahashi with a suicide dive, T and Berretta hit Owens with a Strong Zero for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Will Ospreay, Chuckie T & Berretta)

NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship
Bullet Club OG (Tama Tonga, Tonga Loa & Taiji Ishimori) (c) vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, David Finlay & Juice Robinson

The match begins with Taguchi attacking Ishimori by kicking away at him, Ishimori fights back and goes through a series of reversals with Taguchi. Robinson and Loa get tagged in by their respective partners, Robinson nails Loa with an arm drag followed by a drop kick. Finlay tags in and he nails a downed Loa with a leg drop, Robinson tags back in and he nails the arm of Loa with a top rope axe handle smash. Robinson then hits Loa with the Juice Jabs before landing a spine buster, Robinson then hits a cornered Loa with some running clotheslines. Robinson follows that up by landing a cannonball, Robinson and teammates triple team members of the opposing team. Loa fights back and he attacks everybody from the opposing team, a brawl breaks out between both teams that spills all over the place.

Ishimori tags in and he attacks the neck of a downed Robinson, Ishimori nails Robinson with a neck twist for a near fall. Loa tags in and he attacks the injured neck of Robinson, Tama tags in and he double teams Robinson with Loa. Tama nails a cornered Ribinson with a leaping avalanche, Robinson fights back and he nails Tama with a back body drop. Taguchi tags in and Tama quickly drops him before tagging Loa in, Taguchi fights back and he cleans house against the opposing team. Taguchi attacks the opposing team with a ton of hip attacks, Finlay tags in as Loa gets triple teamed in the corner before getting a near fall. Bullet Club regains control after a missed dive from Taguchi and they all go after Finaly, Robinson returns and everybody from both teams all take each other out.

Tama nails taguchi with a Gun Stunn after removing his helmet, Finlay then hits Tama witha  stunner for rolling up Loa for a near fall. Loa then hits Finlay with Ape Shit for the three count.

Winners: Bullet Club OG (Tama Tonga, Tonga Loa & Taiji Ishimori) , still the NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Champions

Chaos (Gedo, Hirooki Goto & Toru Yano) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Takashi Iizuka)

The match begins with a brawl breaking out between both teams that spills all over the place, Iizuka gets Yano in the ring while everybody else brawls on the arena floor. Chaos hits the ring and they all triple team Iizuka, Gedo stays in the ring and he attacks Iizuka with some jabs. Taichi interferes and he attacks Gedo while Iizuka clears the ring of Chaos, a second brawl breaks out that spills all over the place. Iizuka finds a steel chair and he attacks Yano with it, Taichi and Goto take their battle into the crowd. Taichi holds Goto downw hile choking him with a piece of the barricade, Iizuka and Gedo take their battle back into the ring. Taichi tags in and he tries hitting Gedo with Goto’s title belt, Gedo tries fighting back and Taichi rips away at his face.

Iizuka tags in and he bites Gedo multiple times on the forehead, Iizuka also bites Yano as he waits for the tag on the ring apron. Gedo tries fighting back and Iizuka bites his hand, Iizuka grabs a piece of rope and he chokes Gedo with it. Gedo steals the rope and he chokes Iizuka with it, Gedo eventually drops Iizuka by landing a super kick. Goto and Taichi get tagged in by their respective partners, Goto quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Goto nails Taichi with a spin kick followed by a Saito Suplex for a near fall, Taichi recovers and he drops Goto. Goto tries fighting back and Taichi drops him with a leaping kick to the face, all of Suzuki-Gun hits the ring and they triple team Goto. Kanemaru tags in and he stomps away on a downed Goto, Taichi nails Goto with a buzz saw kick and Kanemaru gets a near fall on him.

Kanemaru looks for a suplex and Goto counters with a modified neck breaker, Goto then hits Kanemaru with a GTR for a near fall as Taichi attacks everybody in sight with the microphone stand to cause a DQ.

Winners: Chaos (Gedo, Hirooki Goto & Toru Yano) , by DQ

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada & Bushi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., Taka MIchinoku & El Desparado)

The match begins with a brawl breaking out between both teams and it spills all over the arena, Naito grabs Suzuki and he throws him into the barricade. Sanada drops MIchinoku and Desparado in the ring before applying the paradise lock to MIchinoku, Evil tags in and he stomps away on a downed Desparado. Naito tags in and he double teams Desparado with Bushi for a near fall, Naito tries removing the mask from the face of Desparado. Bushi tags in and he nails Desparado with a missile drop kick, Suzuki interferes and that sets off a second brawl betwen both teams that spills everywhere. Suzuki nails Naito with a penalty kick on the entrance ramp, Suzuki finds a chair and he attacks Naito with it.

Suzuki gets Bushi in the ring and he works him over, Bushi fights back and Suzuki drops him with a single blow before wrenching away on his arm. Suzuki applies the arm bar to Bushi and Naito breaks it up, Naito and Suzuki take their brawl to the ring apron. Suzuki applies the sleeper hold to Naito before dropping him to the arena floor, Suzuki goes back to attacking Bushi and working his injured leg. Sabre Jr tags in and he applies the ankle lock to Bushi, Bushi gets free by nailing Sabre Jr with a pair of enzaguris. Evil tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Sabre Jr regians control and he nails Evil with a penalty kick. Sabre Jr starts wrenching away on the arms of a downed Evil, Evil gets free and he drops Sabre Jr with a clothesline.

Evil looks for Darkness Falls and Sabre Jr counters with an octopus stretch, Sabre Jr releases the hold so Suzuki-Gun can quadruple team him for a near fall, MIchinoku tags in and he locks Evil in the cross face until Naito breaks it up. Suzuki and Naito battle on the arena floor as Suzuki catches him in a sleeper hold, the rest of LIJ triple team MIchinoku. Bushi takes out Desparado with a suicide dive, Sanada and Evil hit MIchinoku with a Magic Killer for the three count.

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

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

The match begins with White tagging himself in before Okada can face Tanahashi, Tanahashi drops White after some chain wrestling. Tanahashi takes White down while applying a headlock, Homna tags in and he attacks White with some chops before landing a slam. Homna goes for the headbutt and White gets out of the way, a brawl breaks out between both teams that spills to the arena floor. Yoshi-Hashi tags in and Homna attacks him with some chops, Yoshi-Hashi quickly drops Homna before getting a near fall on a pin attempt. Okada tags in and he attacks a cornered Homna with some strikes, White tags in and attacks Homna with some strikes.

Homna recovers and he drops White with a diving headbutt, Makabe tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Okada tags in and Makabe drops him with a lariat for a near fall, Okada recovers and he hits Makabe with a back body drop followed by a DDT for a near fall. Makabe recovers and drops Okada before tagging Tanahashi in, Tanahashi quickly hits Okada with a Twist N’ Shout followed by a sling blade for a near fall. Tanahashi goes to the top rope and Okada nails him with a drop kick, Okada gets Tanahashi off the ropes before tagging Yoshi-Hashi in. White hits the ring and he tries getting Yoshi-Hashi to cheat by using a steel chair, Yoshi-Hashi turns him down and Tanahashi nails him with a dragon screw leg whip. Yoshi-Hashi then gets triple teamed by the opposing team, Tanahashi sets up for a High Fly Flow and White knocks him off the ropes.

Okada then attacks Tanahashi and he accidentally kicks Yoshi-Hashi in the face, Tanahashi surprises Yoshi-Hashi with a roll up for the three count.

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

IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Kenny Omega (c) vs. Tomohiro Ishii

The match begins with Ishii blocking Omega from landing any shoulder tackles, Ishii eventually drops Omega with a shoulder tackle of his own. Ishii and Omega go through a series of reversals with nobody getting a clear advantage, Omega drops Ishii and he follows up by landing kicks to the back. Omega starts focusing his attack on the neck of Ishii, Omega traps Ishii in the corner while standing on the injured neck area. Ishii fights back and he attacks Omega with a plethora of chops. Omega recovers to hit Ishii with a Finlay Roll before missing a moonsault attempt, Omega gets up and he sends Ishii out of the ring with a snap rana.

Omega follows that up by taking out Ishii with a suicide dive, Omega gets Ishii back in the ring before landing a Kitaro Crusher. Ishii recovers and he clotheslines Omega over the top rope to the arena floor, Ishii follows Omega out to the arena floor while the two exchange a ton of strikes. Omega regains control by nailing Ishii with a suplex on the arena floor, Omega sends Ishii into the barricade after landing a drop kick. Omega places Ishii on a table at ringside while landing some strikes, Omega then hits Ishii with a top rope double stomp that barely breaks the table. Omega waits for Ishii to get back in the ring and he nails Ishii with a cross legged brain buster, Ishii avoids a V Trigger to hit Omega with a Saito Suplex. Omega and Ishii ahve a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Ishii backs Omega into the corner while landing a ton of strikes.

Ishii sends Omega into the corner after landing a shoulder tackle, Ishii then hits Omega with a power bomb for a near fall. Omega fights back and Ishii follows him to the top rope, Ishii eventually nails Omega with a superplex for a near fall. Ishii then nails Omega with a German suplex, Omega escapes a second German suplex to nail Ishii with a V Trigger. Omega follows that up by nailing Ishii with a snap dragon followed by another V Trigger, Omega then nails Ishii with a brain buster for a near fall. Omega gets Ishii to his knees before landing a plethora of knee strikes, Omega gets Ishii to the top rope and he follows him up there. Omega then hits Ishii with a V Trigger while he was on the top rope, Ishii recovers and he takes Omega off the ropes with a hurricarana.

Ishii then hits Omega with a running clothesline before landing a headbutt, Ishii then nails Omega with a V Trigger followed by a lariat for a near fall. Omega recovers and he drops a charging Ishii with a lariat, Omega goes for a One Winged Angel and winds up landing a reverse rana instead. Ishii and Omega have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Omega then hits Ishii with a snap dragon followed by a V Trigger for a near fall. Omega then hits Ishii with a pop up German suplex, Omega nails Ishii with another V Trigger and Ishii responds by landing a lariat. Ishii follows up by landing a sliding lariat for a near fall, Omega recovers and he nails Ishii with a sit out pile driver for a near fall. Omega traps Ishii in the ropes before landing a series of V Triggers, Ishii recovers and nails Omega with an enzaguri.

Omega responds by crushing Ishii with a pile driver for a near fall, Omega then hits Ishii with a V Trigger followed by a One Winged Angel for the three count.

Winner: Kenny Omega, still the IWGP Heavyweight Champion

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