NJPW King Of Pro Wrestling Results: 3 Title Bouts, The Wrestlekingdom Contract Is On The Line, Plus LIJ & Bullet Club OG's Get New Members

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IWGP Heavyweight Title Match
Kenny Omega def. Cody & Kota Ibushi

New Japan Cup USA Finals Set

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament Finals
Kushida def. Marty Scurll to win the title

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title Match
Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado) def. Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV to retain the titles

Wrestlekingdom Main Event Contract Is On The Line
Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Jay White to keep the contract

Evil fought Zack Sabre Jr. to a no contest

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada, Bushi & Shingo Takagi) def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano, Sho & Yoh)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Will Ospreay & Tomohiro Ishii) def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka)

Bullet Club OG’s (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, Tonga Loa & Taiji Ishimori) def. Bullet Club Elite (Chase Owens, Hangman Page, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)

Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) def. Juice Robinson & Toa Henare

 


IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title Match
Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado) (c) vs. Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping Mask IV and Liger during their entrance, a brawl breaks out between both teams on the arena floor. They battle into the ring as Suzuki-Gun tries removing the masks from Liger and Mask IV, the battle again spills to the arena floor. Desparado attacks Liger with a series of chair shots to the back, Kanemaru and Mask IV take their battle into the ring. Desparado slams Mask IV in the middle of the ring for a near fall, Kanemaru tags in and he drops Mask IV before attacking Liger. Kanemaru then stomps away on a downed Mask IV, Kanemaru applies the camel clutch to a downed Mask IV. Desparado tags in and he rips away at the mask of Mask IV, Mask IV fights back and he rips away at the mask of Desparado. Desparado regains control and Kanemaru tags into the match, Mask IV recovers and drops both members of Suzuki-Gun.

Liger tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Liger gets Kanemaru on the top rope before landing a hurricarana. Liger catches Kanemaru in a roll up for a near fall, Liger applies the Fujiwara arm bar to Kanemaru until Desparado breaks it up. Liger then hits Desparado with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker, Liger hits Kanemaru with a power bomb followed by a diving headbutt from Mask IV for a near fall. Kanemaru recovers and he hits Mask IV with a reverse DDT, Desparado tags in and he hits Mask IV with a brain buster followed by a spear for a near fall. Liger hits the ring and he eats a double team move from Suzuki-Gun, Mask IV hits Desparado with a Tiger Driver for a near fall. Mask IV gets Desparado on the top rope and he follows him up there, Desparado rips at the mask of Mask IV and Mask IV responds by landing a super butterfly suplex for a near fall.

Kanemaru spits whiskey into the eyes of Mask IV while the referee was distracted, Kanemaru shoves Liger into the ref before they brawl on the arena floor. Desparado attacks Mask IV with a title belt and Mask IV counters by landing a German suplex, Kanemaru attacks Liger with a whiskey bottle. Desparado hits Mask IV with an Angel’s Wings for the three count.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado), still the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions

Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) vs. Juice Robinson & Toa Henare

The match begins with Homna locking Henare in a headlock, Henare gets free and he drops Homna with a shoulder tackle. Homna recovers to back Henare in the corner and land some chops, Homna goes for the falling headbutt and Henare gets out of the way. Robinson tags in and he nails Homna with a top rope axe handle smash, Robinson follows that up by hitting Henare with a delayed vertical suplex for a near fall. Henare tags back in and he attacks Homna with some clotheslines, Homna recovers and he drops Henare with a suplex. Makabe and Robinson get tagged in by their respective partners, Makabe quickly goes after Robinson by landing shoulder tackles and punches in the corner. Robinson fights back and Makabe nails him with a clothesline for a near fall, Robinson recovers and drops Makabe in the corner before landing a cannonball followed by a full nelson bomb for a near fall.

Robinson then attacks Makabe with his patented jabs, Makabe avoids the Left Hand Of God to nail Robinson with a lariat. Homna tags in and he attacks Robinson with a series of jabs, Homna nails Robinson with a running forearm strike followed by a bulldog and a falling headbutt. Homna then connects with a lariat against Robinson for a near fall, Henare and Robinson have a brawl on the arena floor. Homna goes to the top rope and Robinson throws him off the ropes, Henare tags in and he attacks Homna with forearm strikes. Henare nails Homna with a lariat for a near fall, Homna fights back and he nails Henare with a diving headbutt. Makabe tags in and Henare drops him with a diving shoulder tackle, Henare follows up by hitting Makabe with a spear for a near fall.

Makabe recovers and drops a charging Henare with a clothesline for a near fall, GBH hits Henare with a double lariat. Homna lands a falling headbutt followed by Makabe lands a King Kong Knee Drop on Henare for the three count.

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

Bullet Club Elite (Chase Owens, Hangman Page, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) vs. Bullet Club OG’s (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, Tonga Loa & Taiji Ishimori)

The match begins with Loa attacking Owens with a few strikes, Owens fights back and he rolls up Loa for a two count. Ishimori and Nick get tagged in by their respective partners, Ishimori and Nick go through a series of reversals that ends with nobody getting a clear advantage. All eight competitors hit the ring and a huge brawl breaks out that ends with the Elite clearing the ring, Matt tags in and he double teams Ishimori alongside Nick. Tama interferes and he gets taken out by Matt, Nick then takes the opposing team out with a suicide dive on the arena floor. A brawl breaks out again between both teams and it spills to the arena floor, Loa nails Matt with a power slam on the arena floor. Ishimori gets Matt in the ring and he attacks his injured back, Tama tags in and he removes the weight belt from Matt.

Tama focuses his attack on the injured back of Matt, Fale tags in and he nails Matt with some strikes to the injured back. Fale removes the protective tape from the back of Matt before standing on his injured back, Loa tags in and he sends Matt into the corner before Tama lands an avalanche. Tama tags in and he attacks the injured back of Matt with more strikes, Tama misses an avalanche and Matt makes him pay by landing a spear. Page and Ishimori get tagged in by their respective partners, Page quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Page nails Ishimori with a clothesline in the corner before hitting Loa with a running drop kick, Page then hits Ishimori with a standing moonsault for a near fall. Fale interferes before getting knocked out of the ring by Page and Owens, Page takes out most of the opposing team by landing a top rope moonsault that send sthem all crashing to the arena floor.

Ishimori gets quadruple teamed by the Elite, Owens tags in and he nails Ishimori with a back breaker for a near fall. Ishimori is able to drop Owens before tagging Tama back into the match, Page interferes to hit Tama with a Buckshot Lariat. Everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, Ishimori takes out most of the Elite with a dive on the arena floor. Owens nails Tama with a striking combo before doing the same to Loa, Owens goes for a package pile driver on Loa and Tama nails him with a Gun Stun for a three count.

Winners: Bullet Club OG’s (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, Tonga Loa & Taiji Ishimori)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Will Ospreay & Tomohiro Ishii) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka)

The match begins with an all out brawl breaking out between both teams and it quickly spills all over the place, Iizuka and Goto keep their fight in the ring as everybody else battles all over the place. Goto nails Taichi with a suplex and he lands on Iizuka, the brawl spills into the ring and Chaos gains the advantage. Suzuki interferes and he gets Goto in a rope assisted arm bar, a second brawl takes place and it quickly spills all over the place again. Suzuki grabs a steel chair and he attacks Ishii with it, Iizuka also finds a chair and he chokes Goto with it. Iizuka and Goto continue their battle into the ring until Taichi tags in, Taichi chokes Goto in the corner before tossing him out of the ring. Iizuka bites Goto on the forehead after Suzuki removed his mouth guard, Iizuka gets Goto back in the ring before biting him again. Iizuka does his best to bite all the members of the Chaos team, Suzuki tags in and he attacks a downed Goto with a plethora of kicks.

Goto fights back and Suzuki gets him in a front headlock, Goto gets free by nailing Suzuki with a brain buster. Ishii tags in and he attacks Suzuki with a running clothesline in the corner, Suzuki and Ishii have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Suzuki looks for the Gotch Style Pile Driver and Ishii escapes to nail him with multiple shoulder tackles, Ospreay and Taichi get tagged in by their respective partners. Ospreay quickly nails Taichi with Hip Hip Cheerio followed by a handspring enzaguri, Ospreay misses a charge into the corner and Taichi kicks him in the head. Ospreay the gets triple teamed by the opposing team, Taichi finds a piece of rope and he chokes Ospreay with it. Taichi goes for a super kick and Ospreay blocks it, Taichi then goes for a power bomb and Ospreay escapes to just eat an enzaguri. Suzuki-Gun all get back in the ring to triple team Ospreay, Iizuka grabs the iron claw and he distracts the ref,

Taichi grabs the NEVER Openweight Title belt and Ospreay nails him with a one man Spanish fly, Ospreay then hits Taichi with a super kick followed by Storm Breaker for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Will Ospreay & Tomohiro Ishii)

Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano, Sho & Yoh) vs. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada, Bushi & Shingo Takagi)

The match begins with Yoh attacking Takagi with a series of chops and Takagi also lands a few of his own, Takagi then drops Yoh with a shoulder tackle. Sho hits the ring and he double teams Takagi alongside Yoh, the rest of LIJ hit the ring to cause a brawl with Chaos that spills all over the place. Takagi battles Yoh in the ring whole everybody else battles on the arena floor, Takagi nails Yoh with a suplex for a near fall. Sanada tags in and he attacks Yoh with a few strikes, Sanada locks both Yano and Yoh in the paradise lock before drop kicking them both. Bushi tags in and he applies a chin lock to a downed Yoh, Bushi then hits Yoh with a missile drop kick as Naito tags in. Yoh hits Naito and Bushi with dragon screw leg whips, Okada tags ina nd he quickly hits Naito with a DDT.

Okada follows that up by nailing Naito with a flapjack for a near fall, Naito recovers to trip up Okada and land a slingshot drop kick in the corner. A second brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills to the arena floor, Naito hits Okada with a basement drop kick for a near fall. Naito then hits Okada with an enzaguri before eating a drop kick, Naito recovers and nails Okada with a flying forearm strike. Sho tags in and Bushi gets a tag a few moments later, Sho hits Bushi with a spear after a series of reversals. Sho and Yoh then hit Bushi with a few double team moves, Bushi avoids 3K and he hits Yoh with a DDT. Takagi tags in and he hits Yoh with a clothesline before eating a knee strike, Takagi hits Sho with a Guerrero Special for a near fall. Yano hits the ring and Sanada nails him with a drop kick, everybody from both teams hits the ring and they all take each other out. Takagi hits Sho with the Last Falconry for the three count.

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

- One of the druids during the entrance for Evil attacks Evil and it is revealed to be IWGP Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho, Jericho gets Evil in the ring to continue the attack and land a Code Breaker before removing his mask. Jericho grabs the title belt and he nails Evil with it, Zack Sabre Jr gets in the ring and he demands the referee start the match. The referee calls the match off because Evil is too injured for the bout, Sabre Jr gets angry and he attacks the referee. Sabre Jr clears the ring and he attacks Evil, Tetsuya Naito hits the ring and he brawls with Sabre Jr to save Evil.

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament Finals
Kushida vs. Marty Scurll​​​​

The match begins with Kushida doing a little work on the arm of Scurll, Scurll also works on the arm of Kushida. Scurll goes for a headlock and Kushida gets free to apply a front headlock, Kushida gets Scurll down with a hip toss while looking to lock in an arm bar. Kushida catches Scurll in a roll up during a series of reversals and roll up attempts, Scurll knocks Kushida out of the ring before landing a thrust kick from the ring apron. Scurll gets Kushida in the ring and he locks him in the Romero Special, Kushida gets to the ropes to break the submission hold. Scurll gets Kushida up and he attacks him with some chops, Kushida recovers and he plants Scurll with a DDT. Kushida gets up and he drops Scurll with multiple forearm strikes, Kushida then hits Scurll with a cartwheel drop kick.

Kushida starts focusing his attack on the arm of Scurll, Kushida gets to the ring apron before nailing Scurll with an enzaguri. Kushida goes to the top rope and Scurll follows him up there to land a superplex, Kushida surprises Scurll with a roll up before eating a thrust kick. Kushida and Scurll have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Kushida and Scurll exchange pin attempts for a series of near falls. Kushida and Scurll have another striking exchange until Scurll lands another thrust kick to the face of Kushida, Kushida gets angry and he exchange knee strikes with Scurll. Kushida eventually connects with an overhead kick against Scurll, both competitors eventually swing away at each other until both go down. Kushida uses a cartwheel kick to knock Scurll out of the ring, Kushida goes to the top rope and Scurll follows him up there.

Kushida gets Scurll down with a top rope Diablo Arm Bar, Scurll gets free and he slingshots Kushida into the bottom rope. Kushida recovers and he propels Scurll into the turnbuckle, Scurll then counters Back To The Future by getting Kushida in the chicken wing. Kushida gets free and Scurll gets him in a double wrist lock, Kushida gets free and Scurll nails him with a half nelson suplex. Kushida recovers and he nails Scurll with an Air Raid Crash, Kushida goes for the Hoverboard Lock and he couldn’t lock it due to the injured hand. Kushida goes for Back To the Future and Scurll rolls him up for the near fall, Scurll then hits Kushida with a power bomb followed by package DDT for a near fall. Scurll then hits Kushida with a lariat before going for his chicken wing, Kushida escapes and he hits Scurll with multiple Back To The Futures for the three count.

Winner: Kushida, your new IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion

Wrestlekingdom Main Event Contract Is On The Line
Hiroshi Tanahashi (Rights Holder) vs. Jay White

The match begins with White immediately attacking Tanahashi after a distraction from Gedo, White knocks Tanahashi out of the ring before throwing him into the barricade. Tanahashi recovers and he sends White into the barricade, Tanahashi then uses a drop kick to knock White over the barricade. Gedo distracts Tanahashi again and Tanahashi chases him into the ring before getting attacked by White, White starts focusing his attack on the knee of Tanahashi. White drags Tanahashi towards the ringside edge before smashing his knee on the ring apron area, White then smashes the knee of Tanahashi on the ring post. White continues the attack on Tanahashi as Gedo continuously interferes, Tanahashi gets at Gedo before White hits the injured knee of Tanahashi with a stunner. White traps Tanahashi in the ropes while pulling back on his head, White also stomps away on the injured knee of Tanahashi.

Tanahashi recovers and he nails White with a dragon screw leg whip, Tanahashi drops White before landing a second rope swanton bomb for a near fall. Tanahashi keeps White down while landing another dragon screw leg whip, White recovers and he kicks away at the injured knee of Tanahashi. White the suplexes Tanahashi outside of the ring and to the arena floor, White follows Tanahashi out of the ring before sending him into the barricade a few times. White gets Tanahashi in the ring before trying to bring a steel chair into the ring, Tanahashi traps White in the ropes before knocking him back out of the ring by landing another dragon screw leg whip. Tanahashi then hits White with a High Fly Flow on the arena floor, Tanahashi gets White back in the ring and White somehow lands a flat liner followed by a release German suplex.

Tanahashi and White have another striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Tanahashi and White go through a series of reversals before landing more strikes against each other. Tanahashi recovers to hit White with a series of Twist N Shouts, White responds by nailing Tanahashi with an elevated neck breaker. Tanahashi recovers to hit White with a sling blade before attacking Gedo, Tanahashi then hits White with a dragon suplex for a near fall. Tanahashi then hits White with a High Fly Flow, Tanahashi goes for a second High Fly Flow and Gedo stops the referee from making the count. Gedo tries attacking Tanahashi with brass knuckles and Tanahashi stops him, White then hits a distracted Tanahashi with a low blow. White grabs a steel chair and Tanahashi nails him with a low blow of his own, Tanahashi then slams White on the chair before going to the top rope.

Tanahashi goes for the High Fly Flow and White gets out of the way to send Tanahashi crashing into the chair, White then attacks Tanahashi with the chair. White goes for the Blade Runner and Tanahashi counters with a small package for the three count.

Winner: Hiroshi Tanahashi, who keeps the rights to the Wrestlekingdom title shot contract

After the match, Jay White attacks Hiroshi Tanahashi until Kazuchika Okada makes the save, Okada also gets his hands on Gedo. Jado comes out to calm down Okada until the Bullet Club OG's make their way to the ring, they grab Jado and Gedo so Okada can attack them. Tama Tonga reveals it was a ruse so he can hit Okada with a Gun Stun, everybody attacks Okada, including Gedo, Jado and White. Rocky Romero also gets attacked at ringside, White then hits Okada with a Blade Runner. White, Gedo and Jado have all joined with the Bullet Club OG's.

IWGP Heavyweight Title Match
Kenny Omega (c) vs. Cody vs. Kota Ibushi​​​

The match begins with Cody knocking Ibushi out of the ring before dropping Omega with a shoulder tackle, Cody then knocks Omega out of the ring. Ibushi gets in the ring and Cody drops him with a shoulder tackle, Ibushi recovers and he knocks Cody out of the ring with a drop kick. Omega and Ibushi go face to face until Cody attacks them both, Ibushi and Omega double team Cody while exchanging near falls on pin attempts. Ibushi is sent to the arena floor as Omega and Cody battle in the ring, Cody nails Omega with a knee lift to the midsection for a near fall. Cody and Ibushi then battle to the arena floor until Cody propels a charging Ibushi into the crowd, Omega and Cody battle in the ring as Ibushi stays in the crowd. Omega knocks Cody out of the ring before taking him out with a suicide dive, Ibushi returns and he double teams Cody with Omega until Omega turns on him.

Ibushi takes Omega out before nailing Cody with a power slam followed by a middle rope moonsault for a near fall, Cody rolls up Omega while Ibushi was getting suplexed for a near fall. Cody and Omega have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Cody drops Omega before applying the figure four leg lock. Ibushi returns to kick Cody before landing a standing moonsault on Omega for a near fall, Ibushi goes for another standing moonsault and Cody gets his knees up. Omega then hits Cody with a snap dragon suplex, Omega follows that up by nailing Ibushi with a modified neck breaker. Ibushi returns and he knocks Omega out of the ring with a springboard drop kick, Cody then hits Ibushi with his own springboard drop kick. Cody follows that up by hitting Ibushi with a hammerlock DDT for a near fall, Ibushi recovers and goes for a Golden Triangle until Cody stops him.

Ciody then sends Omega into the barricade, Cody battles Ibushi until Omega returns and power bombs Cody through the announce table. Ibushi returns and he takes Omega out with a dive on the arena floor, Ibushi and Omega have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Omega and Ibushi go through a series of reversals until Omega lands a few knee strikes, Ibushi survives a reverse rana to nail Omega with a lariat. Ibushi goes to the top rope and Cody returns to knock him to the arena floor, Cody then hits Omega with a destroyer for a near fall. Omega escapes the grasp of Cody to nail him with a spinning wheel kick to the back of the head, Omega then hits a cornered Cody with a V Trigger. Ibushi and Cody battle on the top rope until Omega knocks Ibushi off, Ibushi returns and he nails Omega with a kick to the back. Omega returns and he buckle bombs Ibushi into Cody, Omega then drops Ibushi again for a near fall.

Omega nails Ibushi with a V Trigger, Ibushi escapes a One Winged Angel attempt to lawn dart Omega into Cody. Cody gets free and he nails Ibushi with a springboard sunset flip bomb, Omega then attacks Ibushi and Cody with multiple V Triggers. Omega gets dropped before Cody knocks him out of the ring with a Disaster Kick, Cody goes out of the ring and he sets up a table on the arena floor. Cody looks to put Ibushi through the table before shoving Omega through it, Ibushi and Cody battle on the top rope until Ibushi lands a superplex. Cody surprises Ibushi with a roll up before eating a head kick, Ibushi hits Cody with a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Ibushi misses a knee strike before hitting Cody with a straight jacket suplex for a near fall, Ibushi catches Cody with a knee strike for a near fall. Ibushi gets angry and he attacks Omega with a plethora of strikes, Ibushi mounts a downed Omega while landing more strikes.

Ibushi then hits Omega with another knee strike for another near fall, Cody drags Ibushi out of the ring and he nails Omega with a Cross Rhodes before Ibushi lands a double stomp on Omega. Cody quickly dumps Ibushi back out of the ring, Cody hits Omega with a second Cross Rhodes for a near fall. Ibushi returns and Cody drops him with a vertabreaker for a near fall, Cody goes out of the ring and he brings a steel chair into it. Ibushi avoids the chair while nailing Cody with a variety of strikes, Omega then hits Ibushi with a reverse rana followed by a Jay Driller for a near fall. Omega then hits Ibushi with a V Trigger and a One Winged Angel for the three count.

Winner: Kenny Omega, still the IWGP Heavyweight Champion

After the match, Hiroshi Tanahashi comes out with his briefcase to confront Kenny Omega, Tanahashi says they will put everything on the line at the Tokyo Dome.

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