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The NJPW Best Of The Super Juniors 24 Block B winner is Kushida.
BOTSJ Block B Match: Yoshinobu Kanemaru def. El Desparado by count out
BOTSJ Block B Match: Kushida def. Volador Jr.
BOTSJ Block B Match: Ryusuke Taguchi def. ACH
BOTSJ Block B Match: Bushi def. Tiger Mask IV
Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Marty Scurll & Yujiro Takahashi) def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay & Gedo)
Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa) def. David Finlay & War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson)
Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi, Evil & Sanada) def. Dragon Lee, Ricochet & Juice Robinson
Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku & Taichi) def. Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Hirai Kawato
Match By Match Recap
Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Hirai Kawato vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku & Taichi)
The match begins with Kawato knocking Michinoku off the ring apron, Kawato then attacks Taichi with some forearm strikes. Kawato drops a swinging Taichi with a diving forearm strike, Taichi gets angry and slams Kawato before assaulting him with kicks. Michinoku tags in and he chokes Kawato in the corner, Michinoku then stomps away on a downed Kawato. Michinoku traps Kawato in the corner before nailing him with a plethora of kicks, Kawato tries fighting back and Michinoku kicks away at him again. Taichi tags back in and he kicks Kawato right in the back, Taichi follows that up by catching Kawato with a running clothesline in the corner.
Kawato tags in Liger after catching a charging Taichi with a drop kick, Liger immediately locks Taichi in the surfboard hold until Michinoku breaks it up. Liger misses the palm strike and Taichi kicks him in the face, Michinoku hits the ring and Liger shoves Tiachi into him. Liger then catches Taichi with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker, Kawato tags back in and he attacks Michinoku with forearm strikes. Kawato then drops Michinoku with a flying forearm strike for a near fall, Liger and Kawato then attack Michinoku with some double team moves for a near fall. Kawato then catches Michinoku with a springboard drop kick for another near fall, Kawato follows that up by locking Michinoku in a Boston crab until Taichi breaks it up.
Michinoku drops Kawato and locks him in the cross face while Taichi kicks him in the head to force a submission.
Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku & Taichi)
Dragon Lee, Ricochet & Juice Robinson vs. Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi, Evil & Sanada)
The match begins with Sanada distracting Robinson and that allows Evil to jump him from behind, Robinson recovers to knock Sanada out of the ring with a clothesline. Robinson and Ricochet then hit Evil with a double team move, Lee hits the ring and the team attacks Evil with a bunch of hip attacks. Ricochet tags in and Evil causes him to fall out of the ring after a missed diving hip attack, a brawl breaks out on the arena floor between everybody in the match. Evil gets Ricochet in the ring and he stomps away on him, Evil then hits Ricochet in the back with a super kick. Sanada tags in and Ricochet attacks him with European uppercuts, Evil trips up Ricochet so Sanada can nail him with a drop kick.
Evil hits the ring and Ricochet eventually takes them both out with a series of moves, Takahashi tags in and Ricochet nails him with a rolling hip attack. Lee gets the tag and he cracks Takahashi with a running drop kick, Lee then works over Takahashi with strikes and a running drop kick in the corner for a near fall. Takahashi and Lee have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Lee then hits Takahashi with a release German suplex and a knee strike. Takahashi recovers and propels a charging Lee into the turnbuckle, Sanada tags in and he ties up Lee before nailing him with a drop kick. Everybody from both teams hit the ring and take turns taking each other out, Evil hits Lee with a chair and Sanada follows up with a TKO for a near fall. Sanada then locks Lee in the Cold Skull to force a submission.
Winners: Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi, Evil & Sanada)
David Finlay & War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa)
The match begins with Rowe and Fale having tests of strength with nobody getting an edge, Tama distracts Rowe and that allows Fale to drop him with a shoulder tackle. A brawl then breaks out on the arena floor between everybody in the match, Roa grabs Rowe and he throws him into the barricade at ringside. Fale also tosses Finlay into the chairs the fans were sitting in at ringside, Fale works over Rowe in the ring before tagging Roa in. Roa then catches Rowe with a running power slam for a near fall, Tama tags in and he works with Roa to hit Rowe with some double team moves. Tama then attacks Rowe with a plethora of strikes in the corner, Fale tags in and he continues assaulting Rowe with more strikes.
Rowe tries rolling out of the ring and Tama attacks him with a few punches, Rowe then sends a charging Fale to the arena floor. Hanson tags in and he immediately cleans house on the opposition, Hanson crushes Tama and Roa with a series of running clotheslines. Fale hits the ring to attack Hanson and then Hanson tags Finlay into the match, Tama is then triple teamed by the opposition. War Machine then throw Roa into Fale for a near fall, Tama trips up a running Finlay and everybody takes each other out. Finlay battles Fale until Fale levels him with a lariat for a near fall, Fale then hits Finlay with Grenade for a three count.
Winners: Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa)
More action on Page Two...
Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay & Gedo) vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Marty Scurll & Yujiro Takahashi)
The match begins with Gedo working over the arm of Scurll and Scurll doing the same to him, Gedo and Scurll take turns poking each other in the eyes as well. Chaos then attack Scurll with some triple team moves, Takahashi distracts Gedo and that allows Bullet Club to work him over. Omega works over Gedo for a short time before tagging Scurll back into the match, Takahashi immediately tags in as Bullet Club attack Gedo with more triple team holds. Scurll stays in the ring and he nails Gedo with a series of strikes before tagging Takahashi in, Takahashi catches Gedo with a running leg drop for a near fall. Scurll tags back in and Gedo nails him with a boot to the face, Gedo then catches Scurll with a sunset flip for a near fall. Ospreay tags in and he immediately cleans house on the opposition, Ospreay nails Omega and Scurll with a double handspring enzaguri.
Ospreay then traps Omega and Scurll in the corner before nailing them with a running drop kick, Ospreay catches Scurll with a bicycle kick to the face. Scurll recovers to drop Ospreay and tag Omega into the match, Ospreay recovers to drop Omega with an enzaguri and then he tags Okada in. Okada crushes Omega with a running back elbow strike followed by a DDT for a near fall, Okada then locks Omega in a modified STF after a series of reversals. Takahashi interferes to break that up and Okada tosses him out of the ring, Omega then nails Okada with a Fames Asser for a near fall. Takahashi tags in and he nails Okada with a running kick to the face, Okada recovers and drops Takahashi with a flap jack.
Gedo tags back in and he clobbers Takahashi with some jabs, Gedo then hits Takahashi with a super kick for another near fall. Everybody from both teams takes turning taking each other out, Okada then drops Takahashi with a drop kick and Gedo rolls him up for a near fall. Scurll hits the ring and cracks the ringers of Gedo, Takahashi hits Gedo with a boot to the face for a near fall. Takahashi then hits Gedo with Pimp Juice for the three count.
Winners: Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Marty Scurll & Yujiro Takahashi)
BOTSJ Block B Match: Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. El Desparado
The match begins with Kanemaru powering Desparado into the ropes before letting him go free, Desparado does the same to Kanemaru. Kanemaru kicks Desparado as the referee was admonishing him, Kanemaru then catches Desparado in a roll up for a near fall. Kanemaru then drop kicks a charging Desparado in the legs, Taichi interferes and that allows Kanemaru to kick Desparado in the head. Michinoku interferes next and that allows Desparado to knock Kanemaru out of the ring, Taichi interferes again as Desparado was looking for a dive. Desparado grabs a chair and he tries hitting Kanemaru with it, the referee grabs the chair and Kanemaru throws Desparado into some chairs at ringside. Kanemaru follows that up by throwing Desparado into the ring post, Kanemaru keeps attacking Desparado and he slams him on the arena floor.
Desparado gets back into the ring and Kanemaru stomps away on his injured back, Taichi interferes again after Kanemaru chokes Desparado in the corner. Kanemaru then slams Desparado and proceeds to lock him in the camel clutch, Kanemaru releases the hold and he attacks Desparado in the corner. Desparado recovers and he drops a charging Kanemaru with a knee lift followed by a drop kick, Desparado ten hits Kanemaru with a death valley driver for a near fall. Taichi accidentally spits whiskey into Kanemaru’s face and Desparado gets a near fall on him, Kanemaru rolls out of the ring and Desparado nails him with a suicide dive.
Desparado grabs a chair to attacks both Kanemaru and Taichi, Kanemaru then drops Desparado with a DDT on the arena floor. Kanemaru shoves Michinoku into Desparado and gets in the ring to get a count out victory.
Winner: Yoshinobu Kanemaru, by count out
BOTSJ Block B Match: Ryusuke Taguchi vs. ACH
The match begins with both wrestlers taking turns grabbing each others behinds, Taguchi rocks ACH with a strike before attacking his behind with more strikes. ACH then catches a leaping Taguchi with a few atomic drops, ACH then punches Taguchi right in the balls. ACH follows that up by knocking Taguchi out of the ring with a drop kick, ACH then nails Taguchi with a series of suicide dives. Taguchi returns to the ring and ACH nails him with running hip attacks, ACH misses a charge to the corner and Taguchi cracks him with a drop kick. Taguchi then attacks the behind of ACH with some stomps, Taguchi follows that up by choking ACH on the middle rope.
Taguchi ties up the legs of ACH before locking him in a modified trailer hitch, Taguchi releases the hold to nail ACH with some hip attacks. Taguchi catches ACH with an atomic drop for a near fall, Taguchi starts stomping away on the injured leg of ACH. ACH tries fighting back ad Taguchi goes back to work on his injured leg, ACH eventually drops Taguchi before nailing him with a double stomp followed by a drop kick. ACH looks for a suicide dive and Taguchi kicks him in the face, ACH recovers to hit Taguchi with a death valley driver for a near fall. ACH looks for the low blow again and Taguchi catches him before nailing him with a series of hip attacks. Taguchi hits ACH with a kick to the face and a springboard hip attack for a near fall, Taguchi goes for the ankle lock and ACH gets to the ropes.
Taguchi then drops a charging ACH with a hip attack to the head, Taguchi and ACH have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. ACH gets caught in the ropes and Taguchi nails him with another hip attack, Taguchi goes to the top rope and ACH superplexes him off for a near fall. ACH crushes Taguchi with a lariat, ACH goes for another and Taguchi catches him with a hip attack followed by an enzaguri for a near fall. Taguchi catches ACH with a roll up for the three count.
Winner: Ryusuke Taguchi
Final bouts are on Page Three...
BOTSJ Block B Match: Tiger Mask IV vs. Bushi
The match begins with Mask IV nailing a charging Bushi with a kick to the midsection followed by a tombstone pile driver for a near fall, Mask IV then locks Bushi in a chicken wing. Bushi gets to the ropes to break the hold and then he rolls out of the ring, Bushi trips up Mask IV and attacks his knee with some elbow strikes. Bushi drags Mask IV out of the ring and he chokes him with his shirt, Bushi tosses Mask IV back in the ring. Bushi then drops Mask IV with a neck breaker followed by stomps on his injured leg, Bushi just decides to wrench away on the injured leg of Mask IV. Bushi is forced to release the hold and he just continues punishing the leg of Mask IV, Bushi follows this up by applying a single leg crab to Mask IV.
Mask IV gets to the ropes to break the hold and Bushi catches him with a missile drop kick afterwards, Bushi traps Mask IV in the ropes while wrenching away on his leg some more. Bushi goes back to the top rope and Mask IV follows him up there, Mask IV nails Bushi with an arm drag from the top rope. Mask IV looks for the tiger driver and he catches Bushi with a roll up for a near fall, Mask IV catches Bushi with a tiger driver for a near fall. Mask IV gets up and he attacks Bushi with a series of kicks, Bushi slows down the momentum of Mask IV to get a pin attempt of his own. Bushi continues nailing move after move on Mask IV while continuing to get near falls on him, Mask IV catches Bushi in a guillotine choke from out of nowhere.
Bushi eventually makes it to the ropes to break the submission attempt, Mask IV places Bushi on the top rope and he nails him with a super butterfly suplex. Mask IV goes for another hold and Bushi knocks him into the referee, Bushi then hits Mask IV with a drop kick to his injured leg. Bushi gives Mask IV a code breaker with a steel chair for a near fall, Bushi goes to the middle rope and he nails Mask IV with another code breaker for the three count.
BOTSJ Block B Match: Kushida vs. Volador Jr.
The match begins with Volador Jr working over the arm of Kushida, Kushida gets Volador Jr down momentarily and then Volador Jr takes him back down with an arm drag. Volador Jr and Kushida go through a series of reversals with nobody getting the clear advantage, Kushida eventually rolls out of the ring to take a breather. Kushida returns to the ring and he knocks Volador Jr out of it with a head scissors, Volador Jr then catches a charging Kushida with a kick to the face. Volador Jr then knocks Kushida out of the ring with a hurricarana, Volador Jr follows that up by taking Kushida out with a suicide dive. Volador Jr tosses Kushida back into the ring and then knocks him back out of it, Kushida recovers and he destroys the arm of Volador Jr.
Kushida then knocks Volador Jr out of the ring with a springboard drop kick, Kushida follows that up by catching Volador Jr with a suicide dive. Volador Jr gets back into the ring and Kushida nails him with a drop kick, Kushida then hits Volador Jr with a moonsault for a near fall. Kushida misses a kick and Volador Jr nails him with a super kick followed by a lung blower, Volador Jr and Kushida then exchange a few kicks until Kushida catches a flying Volador Jr in an arm bar. Volador Jr rolls Kushida up while in the arm bar for a near fall, Kushida winds up going outside the ring after charging at Volador Jr and Volador Jr nails him with a springboard moonsault. Volador Jr and Kushida get back in the ring so Volador Jr can stomp away on him, Kushida then hits a charging Volador Jr with a handstand kick to the head.
Kushida goes to the top rope and Volador Jr nails him with an enzaguri, Volador Jr goes to the top rope and Kushida takes him down with a super hurricarana. Kushida goes back to the top rope and Volador Jr nails him with an enzaguri followed by a super hurricarana for a near fall, Volador Jr and Kushida have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Volador Jr eventually drops Kushida with a reverse-rana for a near fall, Kushida recovers and he catches an aerial Volador Jr in an arm bar. Volador Jr escapes and rolls up Kushida for a near fall, Kushida and Volador Jr exchange more roll ups for more near falls. Kushida then takes Volador Jr down with a head scissors takedown, Kushida quicly applies the Hover Board Lock to Volador Jr. Kushida hits Volador Jr with Back To The Future to get the three count.