NJPW 'Destruction' In Kobe Results (9/23/18): Tanahashi Battles Okada, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament, More

What went down tonight?

Today, New Japan Pro Wrestling rolled along on with their 'Destruction' tour when they stopped through Minatojimanakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo, Japan. There were nine matches on the card with the main event featuring Kazuchika Okada taking on Hiroshi Tanahashi and if Tanahashi lost then he would lose the rights to his IWGP Heavyweight Championship match at Wrestle Kingdom 13. There was a break down in the CHAOS faction at the close of the show, and the tournament to crown a new IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion progressed.

(Below are the full results from 'Destruction' in Kobe):


1) Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemura resulted in a draw.

2) Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH) def. Shota Umino & Ren Narita

3) Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask def. El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru

4) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi def. Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Ryusuke Taguchi & Ayato Yoshida

5) 'Best Friends' (Chuckie T & Beretta) def. Killer Elite Squad ( Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)

6) Jay White, YOSHI-HASHI & Will Ospreay def. Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Toa Henare

7) Tetsuya Naito, EVIL & SANADA def. Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr. & Taka Michinoku

8) IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Semi-Final Match - KUSHIDA def. BUSHI to advance.

9) Rights To An IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match At Wrestle Kingdom 13 - Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) def. Kazuchika Okada to hold on to the briefcase.


To catch up on past results from the 'Road To Destruction' tour, head over to the "results" section of Fightful for more.

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