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NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship
Bullet Club OGz (Tama Tonga, Tonga Loa & Taiji Ishimori) def. Togi Makabe, Ryusuke Taguchi & Toru Yano to retain the titles
Bullet Club OGz (Jay White, Gedo & Bad Luck Fale) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi-Hashi)
Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, Zack Sabre Jr., El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) def. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada, Shingo Takagi & Bushi)
Chaos (Will Ospreay, Hirooki Goto & Tomohiro Ishii) def. Yuji Nagata, Jeff Cobb & Kushida
Juice Robinson & David Finlay def. Best Friends (Chuckie T & Beretta) by DQ
The Elite (Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens) def. Tomoaki Homna & Toa Henare
Chaos (Rocky Romero, Sho & Yoh) def. Suzuki-Gun (Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer & Takashi Iizuka)
Suzuki-Gun (Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer & Takashi Iizuka) vs. Chaos (Rocky Romero, Sho & Yoh)
The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping their opponents before the bell sounded, the brawl between both teams quickly spills to the arena floor. Smith Jr throws Yoh into the crowd while working him over, Archer misses an avalanche in the ring and Romero nails him with Forever Clotheslines. Romero then sends a charging Archer out of the ring , Romero goes for a dive and Archer choke slams him on the ringside edge. Iizuka attacks Yoh and they battle into the crowd, Archer then decides to slam the injured Romero before landing multiple running elbow smashes. Iizuka tags in and he bites the head of Romero, Iizuka also takes the opportunity to bite Sho and Yoh on the heads. Iizuka then starts biting the hand of a downed Romero, Smith Jr tags in and he chokes Romero on the bottom rope.
Smith Jr picks up Romero to attack him with some more strikes, Smith Jr drops Romero with a clothesline before landing a leg drop for a near fall. Romero fights back and he drops Smith Jr with a mule kick, Sho and Yoh hit the ring to attack the opposition. Sho and Yoh drop Smith Jr before landing a double basement drop kick, Smith Jr fights back as Archer hits the ring to attack. Suzuki-Gun keeps Yoh in the ring while triple teaming him, Smith Jr hits Yoh with a middle rope power slam for a near fall. Romero uses a springboard drop kick to knock Archer out of the ring, Chaos would then triple team Smith Jr before Romero attacks Archer with a dive. Smith Jr hits Sho and Yoh with a double northern lights suplex, Iizuka tags in and he bites all the members of the opposing team. Yoh shocks Iizuka with a roll up for a three count.
Winners: Chaos (Rocky Romero, Sho & Yoh)
The Elite (Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens) vs. Tomoaki Homna & Toa Henare
The match begins with Owens backing Homna into the ropes before taunting him, Owens misses a charge into the corner and Homna drops him with a hip toss. Homna drops Owens again before teasing a rolling headbutt, Takahashi tags in and Henare gets a tag as well. Takahashi attacks Henare with a few strikes and Henare gets him in a headlock, Takahashi bites the hand of Henare to get free. Henare then drops a charging Takahashi with a shoulder tackle, Owens interferes and the distraction allows Takahashi to kick Henare in the face. A brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills to the arena floor, Takahashi attacks the leg of a downed Henare with some kicks and stomps. Owens tags in and lands multiple butt drops to the leg of Henare, Owens drops Henare before landing a falling headbutt on him.
Takahashi tags in and he nails a cornered Henare with a boot to the face, Henare fights back and Takahashi quickly drops him before landing a basement drop kick. Henare recovers and he drops Takahashi with a suplex, Homna tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Homna drops Takahashi before missing a falling headbutt, Takahashi makes Homna pay by landing a basement drop kick and a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall. Homna fights back and he finally nails Takahashi with a falling headbutt, Owens and Henare get tagged in by their respective partners. Henare quickly drops Owens with a flying shoulder tackle, Henare attacks both opponents before hitting Owens with a Samoan drop for a near fall. Owens trips up Henare before getting him in the ankle lock, Homna hits the ring and is quickly double teamed by the opposition.
Henare gets a near fall on Owens with a back slide, Owens recovers to hit Henare with a thrust kick and a package pile driver for a three count.
Winners: The Elite (Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens)
Best Friends (Chuckie T & Beretta) vs. Juice Robinson & David Finlay
The match begins with some chain wrestling between T and Finlay, Finlay gets up and he drops T with a shoulder tackle. Finlay follows that up by knocking T out of the ring with a drop kick, Beretta tags in and Finlay nails him with a drop kick. Beretta goes into the crowd to get a hug from his mother, Robinson tags in and he works with Finlay to hit Beretta with a double bulldog. T interferes and a double drop kick send shim out of the ring, Robinson and Finlay take out the opposition with dives on the arena floor. Beretta recovers and he throws Robinson into the barricade, T hangs Finlay on the top of the barricade while Beretta lands a double stomp from the ring apron. Beretta gets Finlay in the ring to attack him with a few strikes, Beretta also corners Finlay while landing some more strikes. T tags in and he drops Finlay before getting a near fall on a pin attempt, T also nails Finlay with a drop kick.
Beretta tags in and he attacks Finlay with a top rope axe handle smash, Finlay fights back and Beretta nails him with a northern lights suplex for a near fall. Beretta tags in T after nailing Finlay with a back elbow strike, Finlay quickly drops T with a back suplex. Robinson and Beretta get tagged in by their respective partners, Robinson and Beretta have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Robinson gains control by nailing Beretta with some jabs, Beretta ends the exchange by dropping Robinson with a suplex. Robinson recovers and he drills Beretta with a shotgun drop kick followed by a cannonball, Beretta forces Robinson to leap off the ropes before they attack each other with clotheslines. Robinson avoids a knee strike before hitting Beretta with a Left Hand Of God, Robinson goes for Pulp Friction and Beretta gets free to land a running knee strike. Finlay tags in and he attacks a cornered Beretta with running back elbow strikes, Finlay hits Beretta with a uranage back breaker for a near fall.
T gets in the ring and he attacks Finlay with a steel chair to cause a DQ.
Winners: Juice Robinson & David Finlay, by DQ
After the match, Juice Robinson prevents Chuckie T from attacking David Finlay further, but an argument with Beretta winds up getting Robinson dropped while T hits Finlay with a pile driver on a chair.
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