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Go Asakawa & Ayato Yoshida def. Yuji Nagata & Shota Umino
Manabu Nakanishi & Hiroyoshi Tenzan def. Manjimaru & Ken45
Gedo & Hiro Saito def. Tiger Mask IV & Tetsuhiro Yagi
Tomoyuki Oka def. Yota Tsuji
Ren Narita def. Yuya Uemura
Ren Narita vs. Yuya Uemura
The match begins with Uemura and Narita doing some chain wrestling, Uemura catches Narita in a headlock. Narita scores a takedown on Uemura before applying a headlock of his own, Uemura gets free by catching Narita in a head scissors. Narita gets free and he reapplies a headlock to Uemura, Narita then drops Uemura with a shoulder tackle for a near fall. Narita follows that up with a slam for a near fall, Narita traps Uemura in the corner while attacking him with strikes. Narita would then hit Uemura with a hip toss before stomping away on him, Narita slows things down further by holding Uemura in a camel clutch. Uemura gets to the ropes and Narita stomps away on him, Uemura fights back and he attacks Narita with a bunch of strikes.
Narita quickly drops Uemura with a snap mare and Uemura avoids the Boston crab afterwards, Narita gets angry and he stops away on Uemura. Uemura recovers to crack a charging Narita with a drop kick, Uemura traps Narita in the corner before stomping away on him. Uemura then catches Narita with a power slam for a near fall, Uemura gets Narita in the corner before a striking exchange breaks out. Narita wins the exchange by nailing Uemura with a drop kick for a near fall, Narita follows that up with a back body drop on Uemura before applying the Boston crab to force a tap out.
Winner: Ren Narita
Tomoyuki Oka vs. Yota Tsuji
The match begins with Oka scoring a takedown on Tsuji before a chain wrestling session breaks out, the two competitors then have a kicking exchange. Oka ends the exchange by catching Tsuji in a headlock, Tsuji gets free and Oka drops him with a shoulder tackle before reapplying the headlock. Oka transitions to a hammer lock on the arm of Tsuji, Oka releases the hold so he can nail Tsuji with some strikes. Tsuji fights back and Oka drops him with a single chop for a near fall, Oka then catches Tsuji with a hip toss for another near fall. Oka gets angry and he stomps away on a downed Tsuji, Oka also attacks the back of Tsuji with forearm strikes and a slam. Oka gets Tsuji down again before applying a modified STF, Oka transitions to a camel clutch against Tsuji until Tsuji gets to the ropes.
Tsuji tries creating space as Oka just attacks him with more strikes, Tsuji recovers and drops a charging Oka with a drop kick. Tsuji then gets Oka up before attacking him with a plethora of forearm strikes, Tsuji then hits Oka with a slap before slamming him for a near fall. Tsuji backs Oka into the corner by landing a plethora of chops and kicks, Oka recoverd and crushes Tsuji with a shoulder tackle. Oka then hits Tsuji with a belly to belly suplex for a near fall, Oka applies the Boston crab to Tsuji and a tap out follows.
Winner: Tomoyuki Oka
Tiger Mask IV & Tetsuhiro Yagi vs. Gedo & Hiro Saito
The match begins with Gedo exiting the ring and Mask IV threatening to take him out with a dive, Gedo gets back in the ring and Mask IV wrenches away on his arm. Mask IV rolls for an arm bar and Gedo escapes to work over his legs, Mask IV gets free to attack the arm of Gedo with knee strikes. Mask IV traps one of Gedo’s arms while pulling back on the other, Saito tags in and Yagi gets a tag as well. Saito gets Yagi down before working over one of his legs. Saito crushes the leg of Yagi with an elbow drop before wrenching away on it, Saito also attacks the leg of Yagi with some butt drops. Yagi fights back and Saito drops him with a few strikes followed by a leg drop, Gedo tags in and he stomps away on Yagi alongside Saito.
Gedo then tosses Yagi out of the ring so Saito can work him over some more, Yagi gets thrown back into the ring after a beating by Saito so Gedo can get a near fall on a pin attempt. Yagi starts fighting back and Gedo pokes him right in the eyes, Saito tags in and he teams with Gedo to hit Yagi with a double shoulder tackle. Saito then lands a few elbow drops on a downed Yagi, Saito follows that up by crushing Yagi with a DDT for a near fall. Saito would then drop Yagi midsection first on the top rope before tagging Gedo back in, Gedo then hits Yagi with a few strikes for a near fall. Saito tags back in and he attacks Yagi with some more strikes. Yagi recovers and he nails Saito with a drop kick from out of nowhere, Mask IV tags in and he nails Saito with a top rope high cross body.
Mask IV then nails Gedo with a mule kick before rolling up Saito for a near fall, Mask IV also traps Saito in the corner before landing a kick to the head. Mask IV goes for the Tiger Driver and Saito blocks it by landing a jaw breaker, Saito gets to the middle rope before hitting Mask IV with a missile drop kick for a near fall. Gedo tags in and he catches a seated Mask IV with a side kick for a near fall, Mask IV recovers and he applies a modified Rings Of Saturn to Gedo until Saito breaks it up. Yagi tags in and he attacks Gedo with forearm strikes, Yagi then catches Gedo with a drop kick for a near fall. Yagi goes for a single leg crab on Gedo as Mask IV battles Saito on the arena floor, Gedo eventually gets to the ropes to break the hold. Yagi misses a drop kick and Saito nails him with multiple senton bombs, Gedo then catches Yagi in a roll up for the three count.
Winners: Gedo & Hiro Saito