NJPW Manabu Nakanishi Retirement Show Results: Manabu Nakanishi Retires & Chaos vs. LIJ

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Manabu Nakanishi Retirement Match
Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi & Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Hirooki Goto) def. Manabu Nakanishi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata

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Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & Evil) def. Chaos (Will Ospreay, Tomohiro Ishii & Yoshi-Hashi)

Bullet Club (Jay White, Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) def. Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna)

Los Ingobernables (Sanada, Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi) def. Toa Henare & Roppongi 3K (Sho & Yoh)

Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) def. Colt Cabana, Ryusuke Taguchi & Chaos (Rocky Romero & Toru Yano)

Tiger Mask IV & Gabriel Kidd def. Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura


Tiger Mask IV & Gabriel Kidd vs. Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura

The match begins with Kidd and Tsuji immediately getting into a striking exchange, Tsuji ends the exchange by nailing Kidd with a drop kick. Kidd fights back and he drops Tsuji with a shoulder tackle, Mask IV tags in and he attacks Tsuji with some leg kicks followed by a knee drop. Mask IV holds Tsuji down before landing an elbow strike to the head, Mask IV picks Tsuji up before attacking him with a series of strikes. Kidd tags back in and he cracks Tsuji with more strikes, Mask IV tags back in and he works over the arm of Tsuji. Kidd tags back in and he traps Tsuji in the ropes to land a chop, Tsuji recovers and he nails a charging Kidd with a back body drop. Uemura tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Kidd ends the momentum of Uemura by nailing him with a drop kick. Mask IV tags in and he attacks Uemura with a ton of kicks, Uemura fights back and he drops Mask IV.

Tsuji hits the ring and he double teams Mask IV with Uemura, Uemura gets Mask IV in an arm bar and Kidd breaks it up. Uemura then hits Mask IV with a double underhook suplex for a near fall, Uemura and Mask IV go back and forth until Uemura gets him in an arm bar. Mask IV makes it to the ropes to break the submission hold, Mask IV fights back and he nails Uemura with multiple kicks to the body and head. Mask IV nails Uemura with a tiger driver for a near fall, Mask IV then hits Uemura with a tiger suplex for a three count.

Winners: Tiger Mask IV & Gabriel Kidd

Colt Cabana, Ryusuke Taguchi & Chaos (Rocky Romero & Toru Yano) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping their opponents before the bell sounds and the brawl spills all over the arena, Yano battles Suzuki in the ring and Yano removes a turnbuckle pad. Suzuki throws Yano into the exposed corner before landing a penalty kick, Cabana hits the ring and he helps Yano against Desperado and Kanemaru. Yano and Cabana then work over the arms of Kanemaru, Desperado then attacks Kanemaru with some Forever Clotheslines. Suzuki-Gun drags everybody but Taguchi out of the ring to start another brawl, Suzuki then catches Taguchi in a rope assisted arm. Suzuki-Gun continuously throws members of the opposing team into the barricade, Suzuki grabs a steel chair and he attacks Taguchi with it. Taguchi gets back in the ring and he is immediately attacked by Desperado, Taguchi fights back and he nails Desperado with a hip attack.

Cabana tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Cabana nails Desperado and Kanemaru with a middle rope moonsault for a near fall. Suzuki interferes and he attacks Cabana so Desperado can gain control, Romero and Taichi are tagged in and Romnero nails Taichi with a hurricarana. Romero follows up on that by nailing Taichi with Forever Clotheslines and another hurricarana, Romero and teammates then quadruple team Taichi. Romero nails Taichi with a running sliced bread for a near fall, Taichi fights back and he cracks Romero with a head kick. Taguchi nails Taichi With low blows so Romero can roll him up for a few near falls, Suzuki returns and he attacks Taguchi. Taichi recovers to hit Romero with a head kick and axe bomber for a near fall, Taichi gets Romero in the stretch plum and a tap out follows.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)

Toa Henare & Roppongi 3K (Sho & Yoh) vs. Los Ingobernables (Sanada, Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi)

The match begins with Bushi attacking Yoh and a striking exchange breaks out, Sho tags in and he double teams Bushi with Yoh. Bushi knocks Yoh out of the ring before Takahashi gets in to attack Sho, a brawl breaks out between members of both teams as Bushi works over Sho in the ring. Sanada tags in and he nails Sho with a suplex for a near fall, Takahashi tags in and he stomps away on a downed Sho. Sho gets up and he exchanges some strikes with Takahashi, Bushi interferes and that brings Yoh into the ring. Takahashi and Bushi quickly double team Yoh, Sanada tags in and Sho eventually nails him with a spear. Henare tags in and he quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team, Henare then hits Sanada with a delayed vertical suplex. Sanada fights back and he nails multiple opponents with drop kicks to the knee, Henare leaves the ring and Sanada nails him with a dive. Sanada gets Henare back into the ring and he is immediately hit with clotheslines, Henare then hits Sanada with a Samoa drop.

Henare follows up on that by nailing Sanada with Rampage for a near fall, Henare goes for a uranage and Sanada fights back. Henare then catches a leaping Sanada and he lands a power slam, Yoh and Takahashi are tagged in by their respective partners and a striking exchange breaks out. Takahashi ends the exchange by landing a clothesline, Yoh fights back and he nails Takahashi with a series of forearm strikes. Yoh follows up on that by nailing Takahashi with a DDT for a near fall, Sho hits the ring to double team Takahashi with Sho. Takahashi fights back and he nails Sho with a release German suplex, Bushi interferes and he helps Sanada against Yoh. Bushi then takes out Sho with a suicide dive, Takahashi then hits a charging Yoh with a lariat for a near fall. Bushi returns and he works with Takahashi to hit Yoh with a double wheelbarrow slam for a three count.

Winners: Los Ingobernables (Sanada, Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi)

Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) vs. Bullet Club (Jay White, Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa)

The match begins with Makabe getting Fale in a headlock, Fale gets free and Makabe attacks him with shoulder tackles. Fale misses a charge in the corner and Makabe nails him with a few strikes, Gedo interferes and that leads to a brawl between both teams that spills all over the arena. Fale and White throw Finlay and Makabe into the barricade, Makabe gets back in the ring and Fale stands on top of him. White tags in and he attacks Makabe with some strikes, White mounts Makabe in the corner while landing more strikes. Makabe fights back and White nails him with a dragon screw leg whip, Tonga tags in and he double teams Makabe with Loa. Loa tags in and he pokes a swinging Makabe in the eye, Makabe recovers and he nails Loa with a clothesline. Finlay tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Loa and Tonga get into a battle against Robinson and Finlay in the ring.

Robinson and Tonga have a midair collision during an exchange, White tags in and Finlay quickly nails him with a back breaker. Homna tags in and he attacks White with some chops, Homna then hits White with a bulldog before missing a kokeshi. White hits a rocked Homna with a Blade Buster for a near fall, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. Homna’s team clears the ring before quadruple teaming White, Homna nails a downed White with a kokeshi for a near fall. White fights back and Homna nails him with a leaping kokeshi, Homna goes to the middle rope and Jado nails him with a kendo stick. White then hits Homna with a Blade Runner for a three count.

Winners: Bullet Club (Jay White, Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa)

Chaos (Will Ospreay, Tomohiro Ishii & Yoshi-Hashi) vs. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & Evil)

The match begins with Ishii and Takagi immediately getting into a violent exchange until Takagi goes down, Chaos hits the ring to triple team Takagi. Evil interferes and he attacks Ishii and that instigates a brawl between both teams, Yoshi-Hashi drops Evil with a Headhunter. Takagi recovers to drop Yoshi-Hashi and Ishii with a double clothesline, Ospreay and Naito take their battle to the arena floor. The brawl between both teams spills to the arena floor, Naito tags in and he attacks Ishii with a modified neck breaker before applying a cravat. LIJ hit the ring and they all triple team Ishii, Evil tags in and he gets Ishii in a sharp shooter and Yoshi-Hashi breaks it up. Naito then attacks Yoshi-Hashi for breaking the submission attempt up, Ishii gets up and a striking exchange breaks out with Evil. Evil ends the exchange by quickly dropping Ishii, Evil looks for a fisherman buster suplex an Ishii counters by landing a suplex of his own.

Takagi tags in and Ishii nails him with a power slam, Ospreay tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Ospreay nails Takagi with a springboard forearm strike for a near fall, Ospreay and Takagi have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Takagi ends the exchange by nailing Ospreay with a death valley driver, Takagi misses a sliding lariat and he has another exchange with Ospreay. Takagi ends the exchange by leveling Ospreay with a lariat, Yoshi-Hashi and Naito are tagged into the match. Yoshi-Hashi quickly drops Naito and he gets a near fall on him, members of both teams start brawling and it spills to the arena floor. Naito recovers and he nails Yoshi-Hashi with a modified neck breaker followed by a top rope hurricarana, Yoshi-Hashi blocks Destino and he nails Naito with a Western Lariat. 

Yoshi-Hashi then hits Naito with a sit out power bomb for a near fall, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. Naito catches Yoshi-Hashi with a roll up after a Takagi interference for a near fall, Naito then hits Yoshi-Hashi with Destino for a three count.

Winners: Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & Evil)

Manabu Nakanishi Retirement Match
Manabu Nakanishi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi & Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Hirooki Goto)

The match begins with Okada backing Nakanishi into the ropes before letting him go free, Okada nails Nakanishi with a few strikes before eating a shoulder block. Nakanishi looks for an Argentine Back Breaker and Okada escapes before eating more strikes, Tenzan tags in and he double teams Okada with Nakanishi. Nakanishi interferes and he accidentally hits Tenzan with a shoulder tackle, a brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills to the arena floor. Ibushi tags in and he attacks Tenzan with some strikes, Tenzan fires back and a striking exchange breaks out for a short time. Tanahashi tags in and he attacks Tenzan with some Mongolian Chops, Tenzan fights back and Tanahashi nails him with more chops. Goto tags in and he double teams Tenzan with Tanahashi before applying a chin lock to Tenzan, Goto then hits Tenzan with a spin kick in the corner followed by a side suplex for a near fall.

Tenzan and Goto have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Tenzan ends the exchange by nailing Goto with a Samoan drop. Kojima tags in and he immediately attacks Goto with machine gun chops, Kojima then hits Goto with a top rope elbow drop for a near fall. Kojima and Goto have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Kojima ends that by nailing Goto with a Koji Cutter. Kojima goes for the lariat and Goto avoids it to land a ushigoroshi, Nagata and Ibushi are tagged in by their respective partners. Nagata lands a drop kick to the knee of Ibushi, Ibushi recovers to drop Nagata and land a standing moonsault for a near fall. Nagata recovers and he nails Ibushi with an exploder suplex before applying the Nagata Lock 2, Ibushi eventually gets to the ropes to break the hold. Ibushi recovers and he nails Nagata with an overhead kick, Tanahashi tags in and a striking exchange breaks out.

Nagata ends the exchange by nailing Tanahashi with an overhead release suplex, Nakanishi tags in and he attacks Tanahashi with some strikes. Nagata comes in the ring and he accidentally hits Nakanishi, Nakanishi gets angry and he throws Nagata into his opponents. Nakanishi drops Tanahashi again before applying an Argentine Back Breaker, Tanahashi escapes and he nails members of the opposing team with dragon screw leg whips. Nakanishi then gets quadruple teamed by the opposition, Tanahashi goes to the top rope and Nakanishi meets him up there to land a superplex. Nakanishi goes back to the top rope and he nails Tanahashi with a high cross body for a near fall, Nakanishi gets Tanahashi in an Argentine Back Breaker and Nakanishi’s teammates get everybody else in submissions as well. Nakanishi nails Tanahashi with a Hercules Cutter for a near fall, Ibushi and Goto attack Nakanishi and Nakanishi nails them with a double suplex.

Okada hits the ring and he levels a charging Nakanishi with a drop kick, Tanahashi then hits Nakanishi with a sling blade for a near fall. Goto hits the ring and he nails Nakanishi with a GTR, Ibushi gets Nakanishi up and he cracks him with a knee strike. Okada comes in next and he nails Nakanishi with a Rainmaker, Tanahashi then hits Nakanishi with a High Fly Flow for a three count.

Winners: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi & Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Hirooki Goto)

- The Manabu Nakanishi Retirement Ceremony takes place next, Hiroyoshi Tenzan says a few words first before giving Nakanishi some flowers. Satoshi Kojima says a few things next and he presents Nakanishi with some flowers, Yuji Nagata says some things next and he presents Nakanishi with some flowers. The members of Third Generation pose with Nakanishi for some pics, Hiroshi Tanahashi leads out members of the NJPW locker room and they all come to shake hands with Nakanishi. Tanahashi presents Nakanishi with some flowers before they all pose for some pictures, Harold George Maij and members of the NJPW office present flowers to Nakanishi before posing for a few photos. Seiji Sakaguchi comes to the ring next to say a few words to Nakanishi, Hiroshi Hase comes to the ring next to say a few words.

Riki Chosu comes to the ring next to say a few words to Nakanishis, Tatsumi Fujinami comes to the ring next to say a few words. Nakanishi gets the microphone next and he thanks everybody for attending his retirement show, Nakanishi talks about his career before professional wrestling and in professional wrestling. Nakanishi says he will always be a wrestler and die as a professional wrestler, a ten bell salute is done next for Nakanishi and then Nakanishi takes his final bows.

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