NJPW Kizuna Road 2018 Day 4 Results: The Career Of Super Strong Machine Officially Comes To An End

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Super Strong Machine Commemorative Invitational Match
Super Strong Machine #69, Super Strong Machine Don, Super Strong Machine Justice, Super Strong Machine Buffalo & Super Strong Machine Ace def. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Bushi, Evil, Sanada & Hiromu Takahashi)

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Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Jay White & Yoshi-Hashi) def. Michael Elgin, Jeff Cobb, Juice Robinson & David Finlay

Chaos (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii) def. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi & Takahashi Iizuka)

Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku, El Desparado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) def. Chaos (Sho, Yoh & Rocky Romero) 

Tiger Mask IV, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Togi Makabe def. Toa Henare, Tomoyuki Oka & Shota Umino

Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Taiji Ishimori) def. Kushida & Ren Narita


Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Taiji Ishimori) vs. Kushida & Ren Narita

The match begins with Takahashi kicking Narita in the midsection before raking his eyes, Narita would then knock Takahashi out of the ring. Takahashi gets back in the ring and Narita drops him with a running forearm strike, Takahashi fights back and drops Narita neck first on the top rope. Bullet Club would then double team both of their opponents, Narita fights back and Takahashi quickly drops him. Takahashi would then rpoceed to stomp away on a downed Narita, Takahashi drags Narita to the corner before just choking him and landing a running boot to the face. Ishimori tags in and he nails Narita with a few stomps, Narita fights back and Ishimori drops him before twisting away on his head, Ishimori misses a charge in the corner and Narita drops him with a flying forearm strike.

Kushida tags in and he quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team, Kushida would drop Ishimori with a hip toss before landing a drop kick. Kushida would knock both opponents to the arena floor before catching Takahashi with a dive, Kushida then hits Ishimori with a tornado DDT on the inside of the ring. Ishimori would regain control for his team by nailing Kushida with a handspring kick to the head, Narita and Takahashi get tagged in by their respective partners. Narita hits Takahashi with a belly to belly suplex for a near fall, Takahashi recovers and drops Narita for a near fall. Kushida hits the ring and nails Bullet Club with a handspring elbow strike, Takahashi cracks a charging Narita with a clothesline and Pimp Juice for the three count.

Winners: Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Taiji Ishimori)

Tiger Mask IV, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Togi Makabe vs. Toa Henare, Tomoyuki Oka & Shota Umino

The match begins with Umino attacking the opposition and clearing the ring of them, Mask IV gets in the ring and Umino nails him with multiple running back elbow strikes. Umino would then slam and apply the Boston crab to Mask IV, Liger hits the ring and Umino knocks him right back out. Umino keeps Mask IV cornered while landing a series of strikes, Mask IV fights back and drops Umino with a series of kicks. Makabe tags in and he slams Umino multiple times, Umino fights back and Makabe nails him with some forearm strikes. Liger drags Umino out of the ring and he throws him right into the barricade, Liger tags in and he applies the surfboard hold to Umino. Umino fights back and drops Liger with a drop kick, Henare tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team.

Henare would then catch a charging Liger with a Samoan drop for a near fall, Henare slams Liger before going to the top rope. Liger meets Henare on the top rope and he catches him with a superplex, Makabe and Oka get tagged in by their respective partners. Oka corners Makabe before nailing him with an avalanche for a near fall, Oka would then hit Makabe with a belly to belly suplex. Makabe recovers and clobbers a charging Oka with a clothesline, Oka recovers to drop Makabe with a flying forearm strike. Makabe drops Oka witha boot to the face followed by a King Kong Knee for the three count.

Winners: Tiger Mask IV, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Togi Makabe

Chaos (Sho, Yoh & Rocky Romero) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku, El Desparado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping their opponents just as the bell sounds, Sho fights back and clobbers a charging Kanemaru with a drop kick. Chaos gain control of the ring and they all triple team Kanemaru, Yoh stays in the ring to stomp away on a downed Kanemaru. Michinoku drags Yoh out of the ring and a second brawl breaks out between the teams that spills all over the place, Kanemaru catches Romero with a leg drop on the barricade. Michinoku tags into the match and he applies the camel clutch to Yoh, Desparado tags in and he applies the single leg crab to Yoh. Yoh tries fighting back and he catches Desparado with a dragon screw leg whip, Yoh eventually nails the rest of Suzuki-Gun with dragon screw leg whips. Romero tags in and he nails the opposing team with Forever Clotheslines, Desparado and Romero get into a striking exchange in the middle of the ring.

Sho and Yoh get Desparado out of the ring to double team him, Romero then hangs Despradao on the top rope before landing a missile drop kick for a near fall. Michinoku hits the ring and is immediately knocked out before eating a dive from Sho, Desparado uses a referee distraction to allow Kanemaru to spit alcohol in the eyes of Romero. Desparado would then roll up the blinded Romero for the three count.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku, El Desparado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)

Chaos (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi & Takahashi Iizuka)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping Chaos before the bell sounds and the brawl quickly spills to the arena floor, Iizuka drags Ishii into the crowd before attacking him with some chairs. Taichi would also throw Yano into some chairs the fans were sitting on, Yano gets back in the ring and Taichi attacks him with his jacket. Iizuka tags in and he attacks a cornered Yano by biting him multiple times, Yano looks for a low blow and Iizuka opts to continue biting him. Iizuka also starts biting Ishii as he rests in his teams corner, Iizuka then goes after Yano by stomping away on him. Taichi tags in and he nails Yano with a spin kick to the midsection, Yano drops Taichi with a hair pull before tagging Ishii in. Ishii quickly cleans house against the opposing team, Ishii and Taichi get into a striking exchange until Ishii drops Taichi with a back suplex.

Ishii misses a charge in the corner and Taichi kicks him in the head before landing a clothesline, Taichi nails Ishii with another head kick for a near fall. Taichi misses a super kick and Ishii levels him with a lariat, Yano and Iizuka get tagged in by their respective partners. Iizuka immediately goes back to biting Yano multiple times, Iizuka grabs a piece of rope and he chokes Yano with it. Suzuki-Gun would then double team Yano for a short time, Iizuka grabs the rope and he chokes Yano with it again. Iizuka goes for the iron claw and Yano quickly gets it off of him, Yano catches Iizuka with a low blow and a roll up for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii)

Michael Elgin, Jeff Cobb, Juice Robinson & David Finlay vs. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Jay White & Yoshi-Hashi)

The match begins with Cobb and Goto backing each other into the ropes a few times, Goto catches Cobb with a few strikes. Cobb recovers and he drops Goto with a shoulder tackle, Finlay and Okada get tagged in by their partners. Okada immediately wrenching away on the arm of Finlay, Okada misses a charge in the corner and Finlay nails him with multiple running European uppercuts. Okada recovers and nails Finlay with a flapjack as both teams start brawling all over the building, Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he drops Finlay with a suplex. Goto tags in and he double teams Finlay alongside Yoshi-Hashi, Goto slows things down by holding Finlay in a chin lock. White tags in and he slams Finlay before attacking him with a series of jabs, Finlay fights back and White drops him with a hair pull.

Yoshi-Hashi tags back in and Finlay drops him before tagging Elgin into the match, Elgin quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Elgin would slam Yoshi-Hashi before nailing him with a slingshot splash, Elgin then nails a cornered Yoshi-Hashi with a few running clotheslines. Elgin follows that up with a delayed vertical suplex against Yoshi-Hashi for a near fall, Yoshi-Hashi fights back and Elgin levels him with a forearm strike. Goto tags in and he goes to work on Elgin by kicking away at him, Elgin eventually drops Goto before tagging Cobb into the match. Cobb attacks Goto with a ton of strikes followed by a running clothesline, Cobb then nails Goto with a gut wrench suplex for a near fall. Cobb then hits an interfering Okada with a Tour Of The Islands, Goto uses that time to recover and attack Cobb.

Goto then drops a swinging Cobb with a spinning clothesline, Robinson tags in and White gets the tag a few moments later. Robinson catches White with some strikes before dropping him with a clothesline, White recovers and nails Robinson with some chops. Robinson shakes them off and he nails White with a spine buster, Robinson would then catch White with a leg lariat and some jabs. White recovers to catch Robinson with a belly to back suplex, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. White attacks the injured hand of Robinson before landing a German suplex followed by Blade Runner for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Jay White & Yoshi-Hashi)

Super Strong Machine Commemorative Invitational Match: Super Strong Machine #69, Super Strong Machine Don, Super Strong Machine Justice, Super Strong Machine Buffalo & Super Strong Machine Ace w/Super Strong Machine & Shogun Ky vs. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Bushi, Evil, Sanada & Hiromu Takahashi)

The match begins with Ace applying a headlock to Takahashi before dropping him, Ace goes for a senton bomb and Takahashi gets out of the way. Don and Naito get tagged into the match, Don and Naito have a test of strength until Bushi attacks Don from behind. Don would then nails Naito and Bushi with separate slams before missing a senton bomb, Naito tries removing the mask of Don and lands a few forearm strikes afterwards. Don recovers and drops Naito with a back body drop, Buffalo tags in and he stomps away on a downed Naito. Buffalo and Don take Naito down with a double shoulder tackle, Buffalo continues attacking Naito with a plethora of strikes. Buffalo eventually drops Naito with a series of Mongolian chops, the Machines all hit the ring and work over Naito. Buffalo goes to the top rope and Bushi prevents him from leaping off.

Evil and Sanada hit the ring to throw Buffalo off the ropes, LIJ eventually drop all the Machines while trying to remove their masks. Naito would then drop Buffalo in the corner before landing a drop kick, Takahashi and Bushi hit the ring and they double team Buffalo. Bushi takes off his shirt and he chokes Buffalo with it, Sanada tags in and Buffalo drops him with a suplex. Evil interferes and Buffalo drops him before looking for the tag, Sanada gets up and Buffalo drops him with a Samoan drop. Justice tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Justice nails Sanada with an exploder suplex for a near fall. Evil interferes and tripls up Justice so Sanada can nail him with a clothesline, everybody from both teams hit the ring and the Machines eventually suplex all of their opponents simultaneously. Justice goes for the Justice Lock on Evil and Sanada eventually breaks it up, Evil uses a referee distraction to nail Justice with a side kick.

Bushi tags in and he nails Justice with a missile drop kick, 69 tags in and he quickly attacks Bushi before nailing him with a bulldog. 69 would follow that up by nailing Bushi with a series of suplexes, Bushi would recover and nail a leaping 69 with a hip attack. LIJ all hit the ring to catch 69 with a five way drop kick, a brawl between members of both teams takes place on the arena floor. Buffalo would catch Bushi with a top rope diving headbutt so 69 can get a near fall on a pin attempt, Super Strong Machine would interfere and nail Naito with a clothesline on the arena floor. 69 nails Bushi with a bridging suplex for the three count.

Winners: Super Strong Machine Commemorative Invitational Match: Super Strong Machine #69, Super Strong Machine Don, Super Strong Machine Justice, Super Strong Machine Buffalo & Super Strong Machine Ace w/Super Strong Machine & Shogun Ky

- A video package airs highlight the career of Super Strong Machine, Machine would then make his way to the ring for the retirement ceremony. Shogun Ky also returns to present a bouquet to Machine, Hiro Saito comes out next and he  presents a bouquet of flowers to Machine. Masahito Kakihara comes out next and he follows suit with the bouquet of flowers, Ryota Chikuzen makes his way out to present the next bouquet. Kazunari Murakami comes out next with a bouquet for Machine, Katsuyori Shibata comes out next as the ceremony continues.

Wataru Inoue and Yuji Nagata come out together with their bouquets for Machine. Togi Makabe, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kushida, Ryusuke Taguchi, Manabu Nakanishi, Tiger Mask IV, Jushin "Thunder" Liger, Hiroyoshi Tenzan and the young lions all make their way out for various presentations with Machine. Machine would then says a few words as everybody who came out surrounds the ring, everybody stands as a ten bell salute takes place and the retirement ceremony comes to an end.

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