NJPW King Of Wrestling '16 Results: Wrestle Kingdom Main Event Set

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IWGP Heavyweight Title Match: Kazuchika Okada (Champion) def. Naomichi Marifuji to retain the title

IWGP Wrestle Kingdom Title Shot On The Line: Kenny Omega def. Hirooki Goto to keep the title shot 

IWGP NEVER Openweight Title Match: Katsuyuri Shibata (Champion) def. Kyle O’Reilly to retain the title

Jay Lethal, Kushida, Michael Elgin & Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada & Bushi)

IWGP Tag Team Title Match: Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa) def. The Briscoe Brothers (Jay & Mark) to win the titles

IWGP Junior Tag Team Title Match: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) (Champions) def. David Finlay & Ricochet to retain the titles

Team NOAH (Masa Kitamiya, Katsuhiko Nakajima, Maybach Taniguchi & Go Shiozaki) def. Team NJPW (Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) 

Bobby Fish, Ryusuke Taguchi & Global Bash Heel (Tomaki Homna & Togi Makabe) def. Chaos (Rocky Romero, Trent Berretta, Jado & Toru Yano)

Chaos (Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Tomohiro Ishii) def. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Adam Cole & Yujiro Takahashi)


Full Match By Match Recap

Chaos (Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Tomohiro Ishii) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Adam Cole & Yujiro Takahashi)

This match begins with an all out brawl between all six competitors in the match, Takahashi sends Ospreay into the barricade at ringside. Fale misses an elbow drop and Yoshi-Hashi catches him with a running drop kick, Fale then takes down all members of the opposing team with shoulder tackles. Fale then hits all three members of Chas with an avalanche in the corner, Takahashi tags in and he mauls Yoshi-Hashi in the corner. Takahashi snap mares Yoshi-Hashi before nailing him with a drop kick, Cole tags in and he works over Yoshi-Hashi in the corner. Cole takes Yoshi-Hashi down again by whipping him hard into the turnbuckle a few times, Cole slows things down by holding Yoshi-Hashi in a chin lock.

Yoshi-Hashi tries fighting back and Cole catches him with an inzaguri, Cole goes for the suplex and Yoshi-Hashi counter with a neck breaker. Ospreay gets the tag and he cleans house of the Bullet Club members, Ospreay catches Cole with a few springboard kicks for a near fall. Cole then hits a spring boarding Ospreay with a superkick, Cole follows that up by hitting Ospreay with a jumping shining wizard. Ishii tags in and he clobbers everybody from Bullet Club, Ishii then hits Takahashi with a release German suplex. Ishii decides to maul Takahashi in the corner with chops and forearm strikes, Cole and Fale come in to take out members of Chaos. Bullet Club works over Ishii until Takahashi hits him with a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall, the battle spills to the arena floor as Ospreay lands a springboard kick to Takahashi. Ospreay eventually takes out Fale and Cole with a suicide dive, Ishii levels Takahashi with a clothesline and brain buster for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Tomohiro Ishii)

Bobby Fish, Ryusuke Taguchi & Global Bash Heel (Tomaki Homna & Togi Makabe) vs. Chaos (Rocky Romero, Trent Berretta, Jado & Toru Yano)

The match begins with Taguchi attacking Jado as the bell rings, Jado recovers to catch Taguchi with several running clotheslines in the corner. Jado goes to the middle rope and Taguchi catches him with a boot to the face as he comes down, Jado tags in Yano and Makabe gets the tag from his partner. Yano does his antics as Makabe tries attacking him, Yano pulls Makabe down by the hair as Romero gets the tag. Makabe just takes out both Berretta and Romero, Yano interferes and he drags Makabe out of the ring before tossing him into the barricade. A brawl between all eight competitors breaks out on the arena floor, Yano also removes the turnbuckle pad from the corner.

Jado tags in and he throws Makabe into the exposed turnbuckle, Jado nails Makabe with a few chops before tagging Berretta in. Berretta drops Makabe with a snap mare before nailing him with a knee drop, Berretta starts hitting Makabe with a few forearm strikes until Makabe drops him with a clothesline. Fish tags in and he nails Berretta with a few kicks before taking out all members of the opposition, Berretta gets to his knees and Fish nails him with more kicks. Fish misses a charge to the corner and Berretta catches him with a tornado DDT, Homna and Romero get the tag from their partners. Homna catches Romero with a flying forearm followed by the bulldog, Chaos takes over and all four members attack Homa before Romero gets a near fall on him.

The action spills to the arena floor for everybody besides Homna and Romero, Romero hits a cornered Homna with a series of running clotheslines. All eight men get into the ring and start taking each other out, Makabe eventually drops Berretta and Romero with a clothesline. Homna hits Romero with the diving headbutt to get the three count.

Winners: Bobby Fish, Ryusuke Taguchi & Global Bash Heel (Tomaki Homna & Togi Makabe)

After the match, Makabe attacks Yano until all it is broken up by other members of the match.

Team NJPW (Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) vs. Team NOAH (Masa Kitamiya, Katsuhiko Nakajima, Maybach Taniguchi & Go Shiozaki)

The match begins with an all out brawl breaking out between both teams, Nagata and Nakajima are battling near the barricades. Shiozaki and Nakanishi are exchanging a ton of chops, Tenzan is in the ring and he gets drops by one member of the NOAH team, Tenzan gets into a chopping battle with Taniguchi until Taniguchi goes down. Tenzan follows up by hitting Taniguchi with a suplex for a two count, Kojima tags in and he double teams Taniguchi with Tenzan. Kojima and Tenzan hit Taniguchi with a headbutt/springboard elbow drop combination, Kojima brings Taniguchi into the corner to nail with a ton of chops. Kojima goes to the top rope and Taniguchi throws him off after members from NOA interfer, Kojima gets quadruple teamed by the opposing team.

Taniguchi and Shiozaki double team Kojima by nailing him with a plethora of clotheslines, Nakajima tags in and he works over Kojima with a variety of kicks. Nakajima brings Kojima to the corner before clobbering him with a ton of forearm strikes, Nakajima drops Kojima before kicking him right in the back. Nakajima then hits Kojima with a running boot to the face, Kitamiya comes to the ring and he eats a cutter from Kojima. Kojima also hits a cutter on Nakajima before tagging Nagata in, Shiozaki comes to the ring and Nagata hits him with an overhead release suplex. Nagata traps Nakajima and he assaults him with a bunch of kicks, Nagata catches Nakajima with the fujiwara arm bar and it eventually gets broken up by Kitamiya.

Kitamiya and Nakajima team up on Nagata by hitting him with a double bulldog, Nakajima looks for the brain buster and Nagata counters by hitting him with a rolling kick. Nanaknishi and Shiozaki get tags from their respective partners before getting into a chopping battle, Nakanishi eventually drops a charging Shiozaki with a shoulder tackle. Shiozaki gets ganged up on by all the members of Team NJPW, Nakanishi nails Shiozaki with a lariat for a near fall. Nakanishi lifts up Shiozaki in the argentine back breaker until he tosses him into a member of Team NOAH, Nakajima comes in and he drops Nakanishi with a missile drop kick. Kitamiya nails both Kojima and Tenzan with a spear, Taniguchi and Siozaki hit Nakanishi with a back suplex into a neck breaker for a near fall. Shiozaki follows up by nailing Nakanishii with a modified falcon arrow for a near fall, Shiozaki nails Nakanishi with a lariat for the three count.

Winners: Team NOAH (Masa Kitamiya, Katsuhiko Nakajima, Maybach Taniguchi & Go Shiozaki)

After the match, the brawl continues between the teams as Nakanishi is taken backstage by the medical staff.

IWGP Junior Tag Team Title Match: The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) (Champions) vs. David Finlay & Ricochet

The bouts kicks off with Matt nailing Finlay with a few slaps, Finlay gets angry and he clobbers Matt with some forearm strikes. Nick interferes and Finlay nails him before hitting Matt with a leaping forearm strike, Ricochet and Nick get the tag from their partners. Nick hits Ricochet with a kick to the midsection after the two go through a series of reversals, Ricochet puts Nick in the corner to hit him with an inzaguri followed by a springboard clothesline. Finlay tags in and he works with Ricochet to knock their opponents to the arena floor, Ricochet lands on his feet after a missed dive to the arena floor. Matt and Nick take out Finlay before double teaming Ricochet on the arena floor, Finlay recovers just in time to eat a double superkick from the Bucks.

The Bucks hit Finlay with a propelled drop kick to the face, Ricochet tries coming back in the ring and the Bucks send him to the arena floor. Matt stays in the ring and he works Finlay over in the corner, Finlay fights back and goes to the top rope before Matt trips him up for a near fall. Nick tags in and he holds Finlay on the mat to wear him down, Finlay fights back by hitting Nick with a back body drop and he sends a charging Matt to the arena floor. Finlay looks for a tag and Matt power bombs Ricochet on the apron to prevent that from happening, Nick charges at Finlay and Finlay nails him with a leaping European uppercut. Ricochet recovers as well and he cracks Nick with a right, Finlay finally tags in Ricochet and Ricochet works both of the Bucks over.

Ricochet nails Matt with a neck breaker and then Nick gets a DDT from his brother by accident, the Bucks roll out of the ring and Ricochet takes them out with a suicide dive. Ricochet brings Nick into the ring and Ricochet hits him with a Regalplex for a two count, Matt interferes in the match again and he eats an ace crusher for his efforts. Finlay tags in and he nails the Bucks with running forearm strikes, but the Bucks recover and take Finlay out with a combo that ends with a shining wizard. Matt taunts Finlay before attacking him with a bunch of strikes, the Bucks then take out both opponents with a bunch of double superkicks. The Bucks then hit Finlay with a rope assisted swanton bomb for a near fall, Ricochet interferes to prevent a Meltzer Driver. Ricochet then takes out Nick with Novocain. Finlay and Ricochet hit Matt with a death valley driver into a back stabber for a near fall, the Bucks recover to take out Ricochet and send him to the arena floor.

Finlay fights them both off until he eats a super kick from Nick, Ricochet again interferes to prevent a Meltzer Driver from the Bucks. Ricochet is again taken out by the Bucks, the Bucks hit Finlay with More Bang For Your Buck to get the three count.

Winners: The Young Bucks, still your IWGP Junior Tag Team Champions

The action from this NJPW event will be continuing on Page Two...

IWGP Tag Team Title Match: The Briscoes (Jay & Mark) (Champions) vs. Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa)

The match begins with Tama locking Mark in the headlock, Mark reverses Tama to hold him in a headlock of his own. Tama breaks free before getting hit with a flying clothesline from Mark, Roa tags in and he gets into a shoving contest with Mark. Roa eventually drops a charging Mark with a shoulder tackle, the two wrestlers meet in the middle of the ring to exchange strikes before Mark drops him with a shoulder tackle, Tama tags back in and Jay gets the tag to nail him with a clothesline. Mark tags in and he works over Tama before tagging Jay right back in, Roa quickly uses a diversion from Tama to nail Jay with a clothesline. Roa brings Jay to the corner and he beats him down with strikes and a choke, Jay tries fighting back as Roa works him over. Jay is able to break free from his foes before tagging Mark in, Mark quickly nails Tama with a flying drop kick.

Mark goes for the moonsault and Roa catches him to nail him with a power slam, Tama does a dive outside of the ring to take Jay out. Roa then hits Mark with a blue thunder bomb to get a near fall, Tama tags in and he nails Mark with a neck breaker for a near fall. Tama follows that up by hitting Mark with a snap suplex followed by headbutts, Roa tags in and he catches Mark with an elbow drop. Roa holds Mark in a headlock while nailing him with a ton of punches, Roa slows the pace down by holding Mark in a chin lock. Mark breaks free and he uses his kung fu attack on Roa, Markk finally drops a charging Roa by nailing the inzaguri. Jay and Tama tag in before Jay crushes Tama with a drop kick, Jay tosses Tonga out of the ring before catching him with a suicide dive. Mark then hits Tama with a blockbuster on the arena floor, Tama is brought back into the ring and Jay nails him with a lariat for a two count. The Briscoes double team Tama with clotheslines before nailing him with a double boot, Tama is then hit with a power bomb into a neck breaker by the Briscoes.

The Briscoes set up for the Doomsday Device and Roa spears Jay to break up the hold, Tama knocks Jay out of the ring. Mark is then hit with a power bomb into a neck breaker for the near fall, Roa places Mark in the corner so Tama can nail him with a diving avalanche. Mark is placed on the top rope for a double superplex and Jay breaks everything up, Roa breaks up another doomsday device from the Briscoes. Mark attacks Roa as Jay is sent to the arena floor, Roa hits Mark with a power bomb and then he is hit with an elevated ace crusher by Tama. Mark is hit with Guerilla Warfare and Tama scores the three count.

Winners: Guerrillas Of Warfare, your new IWGP Tag Team Champions

After the match, The Young Bucks hit the ring and attack The Briscoes until Tomohiro Ishiihits the ring to make the save. The Guerrillas Of Destiny nail Ishii with Guerilla Warfare to put him down.

Jay Lethal, Kushida, Michael Elgin & Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Sanada & Bushi)

The match begins with an all out brawl breaking out between everybody involved in the match, Lethal attacks Evil with some chops and a drop kick. Lethal follows that up by nailing Evil with the Lethal Combination, Tanahashi tags in and he nails Evil with forearm strikes. Tanahashi slams Evil before nailing him with a swanton bomb from the middle rope, Snada interferes and that allows Evil to attack Tanahashi from behind. Tanahashi regains control and all Los Ingobernables interfere so Evil can regain control, Naito tags in and he stomps on a downed Tanahashi. Naito drags Tanahashi around the ring by his hair before hitting him with an atomic drop, Bushi comes in and he hits Tanahashi with a drop kick. Evil tags back in and he nails a downed Tanahashi with a senton bomb, Sanada tags in now and he exchanges strikes with Tanahashi.

Sanada tries locking Tanahashi in the Skull End and Tanahashi counters with a neck breaker, Kushida gets tagged in and he brawls with an also tagged in Bushi. Kushida hits a seated Bushi with a drop kick to the face, Naito tries interfering and Kushida takes several folks out with a suicide dive. Kushida brings Bushi back into the ring and he nails him with an inzaguri, Kushida goes for a handspring move and Bushi counters by landing a back cracker. Naito tags in and he stomps on a downed Kushida, Naito is ready to hit Kushida with something and Elgin interferes before getting the tag. Elgin grabs Naito and he tosses him all over the ring, Elgin follows that up by nailing Naito with an avalanche.

Elgin goes for the delayed verticle suplex and Sanada prevents that from happening, Elgin picks up Bushi and he uses him to swing at Naito. Elgin then hits Naito and Bushi with a simultaneous fall away slams, Elgin goes for a middle rope suplex and Evil prevents that from happening. That interference allows for Naito to hit Elgin with a tornado DDT, all for Los Ingobernables attack a hurt Elgin with charges in the corner. Elgin cracks Evil with a lariat and he catches Naito with one as well, Elgin looks for a power bomb and Sanada hits him with a missile drop kick to break it up. Everybody in the match takes turns taking other people out of the match, Lethal hits Naito with a Lethal Injection and Elgin hits Naito with a power bomb for the three count.

Winners: Jay Lethal, Kushida, Michael Elgin & Hiroshi Tanahashi

After the match, Evil takes out Kushida with multiple chair shots until Lethal and Elgin make the save, Bushi then hits Kushida with a chair assisted Code Breaker as Los Ingobernables attack the other members of the opposing team. Bushi grabs the microphone and he challenges Kushida to a match at a future date, Kushida gets taken out on a stretcher after the brawl between teams ends.

IWGP NEVER Openweight Title Match: Katsuyuri Shibata (Champion) vs. Kyle O’Reilly

The match begins with O’Reilly taking a few swings at Shibata with nothing connecting, Shibata scores a takedown on O’Reilly. O’Reilly trips up a moving Shibata and he finds himself in top position, Shibata rolls for the heel hook and O’Reilly rolls to the ropes to break the hold. Shibata drops O’Reilly with a snap mare before missing a kick to the head, Shibata drops O’Reilly again before applying a chin lock. Shibata turns his focus on to the arm of O’Reilly, Shibata stomps on the arm of O’Reilly before going for the arm bar and a rope break does break the hold. Shibata works over O’Reilly in the corner before O’Reilly drops him with a series of kicks, O’Reilly mounts Shibata and he rolls for the arm bar.

O’Reilly cranks the arm bar and Shibata gets to the ropes to break the hold, Shibata takes a break outside the ring and O’Reilly stomps on him as he returned to the ring. O’Reilly rams the injured shoulder of Shibata into the turnbuckles, O’Reilly then stomps on the injured shoulder of a downed Shibata. O’Reilly holds Shibata down while attacking him with a bunch of knee strikes, O’Reilly hits Shiibata with a snap mare before wrenching on his injured arm, Shibata fights back and O’Reilly drops him with a few knee strikes. O’Reilly nails Shibata with a belly to back suplex before applying a leg lock, Shibata kicks himself free from O’Reilly’s submission hold and O’Reilly responds by kicking at him. Shibata eggs on O’Reilly to kick him more and O’Reilly obliges him, Shibata then drops a striking O’Reilly with a palm strike.

O’Reilly and Shibata nail each other with running boots to the faces, Shibata eventually nails a downed O’Reilly with a leaping drop kick. Shibata catches O’Reilly with a head and arm suplex for a near fall, Sibata slows things down by holding O’Reilly in a chin lock. Shibata changes things up by locking O’Reilly in the octopus stretch, O’Reilly spins to get to the ropes and break the hold. Shibata waits for O’Reilly to stand up before kicking him in the face, O’Reilly and Shibata start exchanging several kicks to the face before Shibata catches him in a guillotine choke. O’Reilly breaks the hold and he eventually catches Shibata with the exploder suplex for a near fall, O’Reilly looks for a suplex and he just wrenches on the next of Shibata instead.

O’Reilly transitions to hit Shibata with a brain buster, Shibata kicks out of the pin attempt and O’Reilly locks in him the triangle choke. Shibata escapes the triangle choke and O’Reilly locks him in the arm bar until a rope break ends that, O’Reilly gets caught in a sleeper hold after trying to work on the arm of Shibata more. O’Reilly and Shibata exchange German suplexes, Shibata eventually drops O’Reilly with a penalty kick to the face. The wrestlers get to their knees and exchange a plethora of strikes, they both get back to their feet and do the same exact thing until they both go down. O’Reilly drops a charging Shibata with a lariat and follows up with a penalty kick for a near fall, O’Reilly picks up Shibata and he nails him with a ton of knee strikes. Shibata eventually catches O’Reilly in the rear naked choke, Shibata releases the choke to hit O’Reilly with a penalty kick. Shibata applies the rear naked choke again and O’Reilly goes out cold to end the match.

Winner: Katsuyuri Shibata, still your NEVER Openweight Champion

After the match, Go Shiozaki comes to the ring and he has a stare down with Shibata that ends with Shibata pushing him away, Evil attacks Shibata from behind as Shiozaki was exiting the ringside area.

The final two bouts will be covered on Page Three...

IWGP Wrestle Kingdom Title Shot On The Line: Kenny Omega vs. Hirooki Goto

The match begins with Goto jumping Omega and hitting him with the briefcase, Goto then hits Omega with a DDT on the briefcase. Goto then jumps the Young Bucks and takes them out of the match, Goto brings Omega out of the ring and he throws him into the barricade. Goto then hits Omega with a suplex on the arena floor, Goto throws Omega back in the ring before nailing him with a top rope elbow drop for a near fall. Goto slows things down by holding Omega in the chin lock, Goto releases the hold so he could kick Omega in the back. Omega tries fighting back and he does so by assaulting Goto with chops in the corner, Omega then hits Goto with a leap frog bulldog.

Goto rolls to the ring apron and Omega knocks him to the arena floor, the Bucks interfere and they nail Goto with a double superkick. Omega follows Goto out of the ring and he slams Goto on the ringside edge, Omega picks up a table and he just slams it on top of Goto with a few stomps coming afterwards. Omega throws Goto back in the ring and he nails him in the back of the head with a missile drop kick for a near fall, Omega then locks Goto in the modified camel clutch. Omega releases the hold and he continues working over the back of Goto, Goto tries fighting back and Omega rakes the eyes. Goto starts fighting back by nailing Omega with a few forearm strikes, Goto then hits a charging Omega with a kick to the midsection. Goto sends Omega into the corner before nailing Omega with a spin kick followed by a saito suplex, Omega escapes a suplex and he spits at Goto. Omega then drops the angered Goto before catching him with a moonsault for a two count, Goto gets up and Omega drops him with a hurricarana.

Goto rolls out of the ring and Omega nails him with a suicide dive, Omega feigns an injury as the Bucks set up a table at ringside. Yoshi-Hashi hits the ring to stop the interference from the Buck, which prompts Omega to bring Goto back inside the ring. Goto stands on the ring apron and he has a striking exchange with Omega, Omega goes to the top rope and he brings Goto up there with him. Goto and Omega exchange some more strikes as they are on the top rope, Goto destroys Omega with a code red from the top rope for a near fall. Goto waits for Omega to stand up and Omega blocks his kick attempt, Omega then cracks Goto with a back breaker.

Omega plans on power bombing Goto onto the table on the arena floor, Goto winds up knocking Omega off the top rope and through the table on the arena floor. Goto eventually follows Omega to the arena floor and he tosses Omega back into the ring, Goto then cracks Omega with a discus clothesline and a Goto Revolution for the near fall. Goto follows that up by locking Omega in the sleeper hold, Omega climbs to the middle rope and Goto breaks the hold instead of letting him fall backwards. Goto then crushes Omega by smashing his face with a knee strike, Goto goes through reversals with Omega before nailing him with a suplex into a side effect for a near fall. Omega gets to his knees and Goto nails him with a kick to the chest, Omega counters Goto with a roll up for a near fall. Omega then hits Goto with a head and arm German suplex, the wrestlers get to their knees and they exchange a ton of strikes.

They both get back to their feet and another striking exchange erupts between them, Omega sets up for something and Goto nails him with a headbutt. Omega recovers to hit Goto with a knee strike followed by a modified back breaker for a near fall, Omega then hits Goto with another knee strike and he nails the One Winged Angel for the three count.

Winner: Kenny Omega, retaining the IWGP Title shot at Wrestlekingdom

IWGP Heavyweight Title Match: Kazuchika Okada (Champion) vs. Naomichi Marifuji

The main event begins with Okada working over the arm of Marifuji, Marifuji reverses things to focus on the arm of Okada. Okada breaks free and he taunts Marifuji before dropping him with a shoulder tackle, Okada follows that up by nailing Marifuji with a back body drop. Okada then cracks a hurt Marifuji with a neck breaker for a near fall, Okada slows the pace down further by locking Marifuji in the chin lock. Marifuji breaks free and Okada sends him to the outside of the ring, Okada follows Marifuji out of the ring and Marifuji throws him into the barricade. Marifuji then bulldogs Okada onto the top of the barraicade, Marifuji follows that up by smashing Okada into the ring post. Marifuji waits for Okada to come back inside the ring before attacking him with chops, Marifuji drags Okada to the ground while holding him in a head lock.

Marifuji releases the hold before nailing Okada with a knee drop to the head, Okada fights back with forearm strikes and Marifuji nails him with more chops. Marifuji slows things down a little further by holding him in the head scissors, Marifuji releases the hold before assaulting Okada with more chops. Marifuji continues to just chase Okada around the ring while pummeling him with a plethora of chops, Okada recovers and he drops a charging Marifuji with a back elbow. Okada gets back on track by hitting Marifuji with forearm strikes and a DDT, Marifuji gets to the top rope and Okada drops kicks him off of the top rope to the arena floor. Okada follows Marifuji to the arena floor and he tosses him into the barricade, Marifuji recovers to hit Okada with a super kick. Okada then throws Marifuji over the railing and into the crowd, Okada dives over the railing and onto Marifuji.

Okada tosses Marifuji back into the ring before Marifuji kicks him in the face, Marifuji then hits a dazed Okada with an inzaguri followed by a striking combination that drops him. Marifuji goes back to attacking Okada with chops before dropping him with a drop kick, Okada rolls to the ring apron and he brings Marifuji to the ring apron as well. Marifuji then crushes the head of Okada with a pile driver on the ring apron, Okada somehow gets in the ring and Marifuji nails him with a missile drop kick for the near fall. Marifuji then hits Okada with a leaping elbow strike, Okada drops a charging Marifuji with a drop kick to his legs. Marifuji nails a striking Okada with more chops, Okada recovers to nail Marifuji with a modified neck breaker. Okada goes to the top rope and he nails Marifuji with a top rope elbow drop, Okada sets up for the Rain Maker and Marifuji counters by locking him in the triangle choke.

Okada escapes the hold and Marifuji nails him with a drop kick, Okada tries to come back and Marifuji nails him with a super kick. Okada then drops a charging Marifuji and both men are down, the wrestlers get back up and they start exchanging more strikes. Marifuji starts attacking Okada with a bunch more chops once again, Okada misses a drop kick attempt and he nails a charging Marifuji on the second attempt. Marifuji escapes a tombstone pile driver to hit Okada with a super kick, Okada recovers to go for the Rain Maker and Marifuji counters by landing a knee strike. Okada charges at Marifuji and he gets clobbered with a knee strike to the face, Marifuji hits nails sliced bread on Okada and he gets a two count. Marifuji sets up for a suplex and Okada escapes to eat a super kick instead, Marifuji sets up for sliced bread again and Okada hits him with Rain Maker instead.

Okada holds onto Marifuji and Marifuji counters the Rain Maker with a small package, Marifuji nails a knee strike and Okada counters the next knee strike with a tombstone pile driver. Okada goes for another tombstone and he nails Marifuji with a reverse DDT instead, Okada hits another Rain Maker too get the three count.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada, still your IWGP Heavyweight Champion

After the match, Okada calls Kenny Omega to the ring and Omega hits the ring, Omega says that Okada had everything handed to him by NJPW and he is the symbol of Japanese wrestling. Omega says that he will be taking everything from him at Wrestlekingdom, he will then treat him like a bitch in the way the American's did in his time there. 

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