NJPW Destruction In Kagoshima Results: Kota Ibushi Defends The WrestleKingdom Title Shot, Plus The IWGP Jr. Tag Titles Are Defended

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IWGP Heavyweight Title Shot Contract On The Line
Kota Ibushi (Rights Holder) def. Kenta

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships
Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo) def. Birds Of Prey (Will Ospreay & Robbie Eagles) to retain the titles

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Evil) def. Bullet Club (Jay White & Yujiro Takahashi)

Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & Rocky Romero) def. Los Ingobernables (Sanada, Bushi & Shingo Takagi)

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Douki) by DQ

Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Yoshi-Hashi, Sho & Yoh) def. Bullet Club (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens)

Manabu Nakanishi, Toa Henare, Karl Fredericks & Alex Coughlin def. Yuji Nagata, Ryusuke Taguchi, Shota Umino & Yota Tsuji

12th Young Lions Cup League
Ren Narita def. Michael Richards

12th Young Lions Cup League
Yuya Uemura def. Clark Connors


12th Young Lions Cup League
Yuya Uemura vs. Clark Connors

The match begins with some chain wrestling between Uemura and Connors, Uemura starts working over the arm of Connors. Connors trips up Uemura while pulling back on his legs, Connors transitions to an STF against Uemura. Uemura gets up and Connors gets him down with a headlock, Uemura gets free and he gets Connors in a head scissors. Connors gets free and Uemura gets him in a headlock, Connors gets free and he nails Uemura with a chop. Uemura scores a takedown on Connors before wrenching away on his arm, Uemura releases the hold and he nails Connors with a chop. Connors attacks Uemura with a few strikes before dropping him and stomping away on him, Uemura gets up and a striking exchange breaks out. Uemura ends the exchange by nailing Connors with a slam for a near fall, Uemura follows up by nailing Connors with a hip toss. Uemura then nails Connors with a snap mare before applying a chin lock, Connors gets free and he levels Uemura with a drop kick. Connors gets Uemura in the Boston crab and Uemura gets to the ropes to break it, Connors then stomps away on a downed Uemura. Uemura fights back and he levels Connors with a few strikes, a striking exchange takes place until Uemura scores a takedown on Connors. Uemura takes Connors down again with an arm drag, Uemura then hits Connors with a double underhook suplex. Uemura gets Connors in the Boston crab and a tap out follows.

Winner: Yuya Uemura

12th Young Lions Cup League
Ren Narita vs. Michael Richards

The match begins with Richards working on the arm of Narita, Narita trips up Richards and he twists away on his ankle. Richards gets up and Narita gets him down again before applying a headlock, Richards gets free and Narita drops him with a shoulder tackle for a near fall. Narita keeps Richards down while applying a chin lock, Narita transitions back to a headlock against Richards. Richards gets free by nailing Narita with a back suplex. Richards then nails a cornered Narita with a clothesline, Richards follows that up by hitting Narita with a back elbow strike and suplex for a near fall. Richards gets Narita in a single leg crab and Narita eventually gets to the ropes to break the hold, Richards escapes a suplex from Narita to nail him with a clothesline for a near fall. Narita recovers and he drills a charging Richards with a drop kick, Narita nails Richards with a northern lights suplex for a three count.

Winner: Ren Narita

Yuji Nagata, Ryusuke Taguchi, Shota Umino & Yota Tsuji vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Toa Henare, Karl Fredericks & Alex Coughlin

The match begins with Tsuji nailing Coughlin with a drop kick, Tsuji and Nakanishi get into a striking exchange a short time later. Coughlin drops a charging Tsuji with a chop, Fredericks and Umino get tagged in by their partners. Umino and Fredericks take turns working over each others arms, Umino then drops Fredericks with a shoulder tackle. Fredericks recovers to nail a charging Umino with a cross body block, Fredericks then nails Umino with a drop kick. Henare tags in and he attacks a cornered Umino with some chops followed by a suplex, Coughlin tags in and he slams Umino for a near fall. Nakanishi tags in and he stomps away on a downed Umino, Umino fights back and Nakanishi drops him with a double thrust strike to the throat. Fredericks tags back in and he slams Umino before missing an elbow drop, Fredericks recovers and he nails Umino with a few strikes. Umino recovers and he nails a charging Fredericks with a drop kick, Taguchi tags in and he hits Fredericks with hip attacks. Taguchi eventually takes out the whole opposition with hip attacks, Nagata tags in and he attacks Nakanishi with some kicks after Nakanishi tagged in. Nakanishi and Nagata have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Nakanishi ends the exchange by nailing Nagata with a clothesline.

Nakanishi drops Nagata with a second clothesline for a near fall, Nakanishi gets Nagata in the Argentine Back Breaker. Nagata gets free and he nails Nakanishi with an exploder suplex, Nagata then gets Nakanishi in the Nagata Lock until Fredericks breaks it up. Tsuji tags in and Henare gets a tag a few moments later, Henare and Tsuji exchange blows until Tsuji nails Henare with a drop kick. Tsuji then hits Henare with a slam before applying a Boston crab, Tsuji releases the hold so he can hit Coughlin with a spear. Tsuji and Henare have another striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Henare then hits Tsuji with a Rampage for a near fall. Henare then hits Tsuji with a Toa Bottom for a three count.

Winners: Manabu Nakanishi, Toa Henare, Karl Fredericks & Alex Coughlin

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