NJPW Destruction In Kobe Results: Tetsuya Naito Defends The Intercontinental Title & The Young Lions Cup Is Completed

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IWGP Intercontinental Championship
Jay White def. Tetsuya Naito to win the title

Hirooki Goto def. Shingo Takagi

Los Ingobernables (Evil, Sanada & Bushi) def. Kota Ibushi & Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Robbie Eagles)

Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Yoshi-Hashi, Sho, Yoh & Will Ospreay) def. Bullet Club (Kenta, Toma Tonga, Tanga Loa, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo)

Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Douki) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Rocky Romero by DQ

Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi) def. Toa Henare & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna)

12th Young Lions Cup League
Clark Connors def. Ren Narita

12th Young Lions Cup League
Karl Fredericks def. Shota Umino

Yuji Nagata, Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura def. Manabu Nakanishi, Michael Richards & Alex Coughlin


Yuji Nagata, Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Michael Richards & Alex Coughlin

The match begins with Nakanishi and Nagata taking turns working over each others arm, Nakanishi and Nagata exchange strikes in the middle of the ring. Nagata nails Nakanishi with a drop kick to the knee, Nakanishi recovers and drops Nagata with a shoulder block. Richards and Uemura tag into the match, Richards gains control on Uemura before he gets taken down with a headlock. Uemura takes a few swings at Richards before Richards drops him with a back elbow strike, Coughlin tags in and he attacks Uemura with strikes and stomps. Coughlin corners Uemura before kicking away at him, Coughlin then drops Uemura with a hip toss for a near fall. Nakanishi tags in and he nails Uemura with more strikes, Nakanishi misses a knee drop and Uemura slams him afterwards. Nagata tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Nakanishi eventually drops Nagata after nailing him with a spear. Nakanishi drops Nagata with a clothesline for a near fall. Nakanishi looks for an Argentine back breaker and Tsuji breaks it up, Nagata then nails Nakanishi with an exploder suplex.

Tsuji and Coughlin get tagged in by their respective partners, Coughlin quickly drops Tsuji before stomping away on him. Coughlin and Tsuji exchange strikes in the middle of the ring, Coughlin nails Tsuji with a slam for a near fall. Coughlin gets Tsuji in a Boston crab and Tsuji eventually makes it to the ropes, Tsuji recovers to nail Coughlin with a spear. Tsuji then hits Coughlin with a power slam for a near fall, Tsuji follows that up with a big swing on Coughlin before applying a Boston crab and a tap out follows.

Winners: Yuji Nagata, Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura

12th Young Lions Cup League
Ren Narita vs. Clark Connors

The match begins with Narita tripping up Connors before wrenching away on his leg, Connors gets free and he works on the arm of Narita. Narita gets free and he gets Connors down before applying a head scissors, Connors gets free and he gets Narita in a headlock. Narita gets free and Connors applies a double wrist lock afterwards, Narita gets free and he slams Connors. Connors gets back up and he nails Narita with a slam of his own, Narita gets up and he slams Connors again before a striking exchange breaks out. Narita ends the exchange by nailing a charging Connors with a drop kick, Narita then hits Connors with an overhead release suplex for a near fall. Connors fights back and he nails Narita with a spear, Connors gets Narita in the Boston crab and a tap out follows.

Winner: Clark Connors

12th Young Lions Cup League
Shota Umino vs. Karl Fredericks

The match begins with Fredericks and Umino taking turns working over each others arms, a chain wrestling session breaks out between both competitors. Fredericks gets Umino down after applying a headlock, Umino gets free and he drops Fredericks with a shoulder tackle. Umino follows that up by stomping away on a downed Fredericks, Umino focuses his attack on the injured shoulder of Fredericks. Umino corners Fredericks before kicking at him and choking him, Umino holds Fredericks down while wrenching away on his arm. Umino nails Fredericks with a basement drop kick to the injured shoulder for a near fall, Fredericks then hits Fredericks with a shoulder tackle. Fredericks recovers and he drops Umino with a cross body block, Fredericks follows that up by nailing Umino with an avalanche and a hip toss. Fredericks nails a downed Umino with an elbow drop for a near fall, Fredericks also connects with a drop kick on Umino for a near fall. Umino fights back and he drops Fredericks before applying an arm bar, Fredericks breaks the hold by getting to the ropes. Umino then hits Fredericks with a missile drop kick for a near fall, Umino reapplies the arm bar and Fredericks gets to the ropes.

Umino crushes Fredericks with a German suplex for another near fall, Umino looks for a fisherman suplex and Fredericks escapes to land a back suplex. Fredericks follows up by nailing Umino with a spine buster, Fredericks then locks Umino in a single leg crab and a tap out follows.

Winner: Karl Fredericks

After the match, Karl Fredericks is presented with the 12 Young Lions Cup League Trophy.

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