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Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & Bushi) def. Yuya Uemura & Chaos (Hirooki Goto & Sho)
NJPW New Japan Cup ’20 Quarterfinal Round Matches
Kazuchika Okada def. Taiji Ishimori
Hiromu Takahashi def. Tomohiro Ishii
Sanada def. Taichi
Evil def. Yoshi-Hashi
NJPW New Japan Cup ’20 Quarterfinal Round Match
Hiromu Takahashi vs. Tomohiro Ishii
The match begins with Takahashi attacking Ishii with shoulder tackles, Ishii drops Takahashi with multiple shoulder blocks. Ishii gets Takahashi up to attack him with some strikes, Ishii corners Takahashi before landing more strikes. Takahashi starts firing back and he gets into a striking exchange with Ishii, Ishii drops Takahashi before stomping away in him. Takahashi gets up and Ishii knocks him out of the ring with a headbutt, Ishii gets Takahashi back in the ring before kicking him in the back. Takahashi gets up and Ishii levels him with more strikes, Takahashi fights back and he drops Ishii before landing a basement drop kick. Takahashi follows up on that by nailing Ishii with a hurricarana, Takahashi looks for a suplex and Ishii winds up landing one on him. Takahashi recovers and he drops Ishii with a shoulder tackle, Takahashi then hits Ishii with a falcon arrow for a near fall. Ishii tries fighting back and Takahashi nails him with a shotgun drop kick, Ishii gets up and he tackles Takahashi into the corner. Takahashi and Ishii have a back and forth until Ishii lands a back drop driver, Ishii looks for a power bomb and Takahashi counters with a hurricarana into a triangle choke. Ishii gets free before nailing Takahashi with a buckle bomb, Ishii then gets Takahashi on the top rope and he follows him up there.
Ishii gets Takahashi off the ropes by landing a superplex for a near fall, Ishii looks for his lariat and Takahashi defends before eating an enziguri. Ishii follows up by finally nailing Takahashi with a lariat, Takahashi gets up and Ishii levels him with a forearm strike. Ishii then nails Takahashi with a sliding lariat for a near fall, Ishii goes for a brain buster and Takahashi counters with a roll up. Ishii then goes for a power bomb and Takahashi counters with another roll up before eating another lariat, Ishii goes for a brain buster and Takahashi gets free to land a super kick followed by a Dynamite Plunger for a near fall. Takahashi gets Ishii up and he nails with a death valley driver into the corner, Ishii recovers to hit Takahashi with a release German suplex. Takahashi gets up and he drops a swinging Ishii with a headbutt, Takahashi follows up by clobbering Ishii with a lariat. Takahashi then hits Ishii with a Time Bomb for another near fall, Ishii fights back to nail Takahashi with a headbutt. Takahashi quickly recovers and he nails Ishii with a brain buster and Time Bomb #2 for a three count.
Winner: Hiromu Takahashi
NJPW New Japan Cup ’20 Quarterfinal Round Match
Yoshi-Hashi vs. Evil
The match begins with Evil attacking Yoshi-Hashi with a chair shot as he enters the ring, Evil wraps a chair around the leg of Yoshi-Hashi while hitting it with another. Yoshi-Hashi gets free after some ref help and Evil attacks his injured leg, Yoshi-Hashi gets up again and he attacks Evil with a few strikes. Evil drops Yoshi-Hashi before stomping away on the injured leg, Evil gets Yoshi-Hashi in a sharp shooter and the submission comes after a long struggle.
Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & Bushi) vs. Yuya Uemura & Chaos (Hirooki Goto & Sho)
The match begins with Uemura attacking Takagi with shoulder tackles and strikes, Uemura then hits Takagi with an arm drag followed by a drop kick. Uemura drops Takagi with a shoulder tackle before tagging Sho in, Sho immediately attacks the arm of Takagi. Sho follows up by nailing Takagi with a suplex for a near fall, Sho keeps Takagi down while attacking him with kicks. Takagi gets up and he gets into a striking exchange with Sho, Sho ends the exchange by going for an arm bar and Takagi gets free to land a wheel barrow slam. The rest of LIJ hit the ring to attack the other team and a brawl between both teams spills all over the place, Takagi gets Sho out of the ring before throwing him into the barricade. Takagi gets Sho in the ring before tagging Naito in, Naito immediately attacks Sho with strikes before briefly applying a Rings Of Saturn to him. Bushi tags in and he chokes Sho with his shirt, Bushi then drops Sho with a neck breaker before stomping away on him. Takagi tags in and he cracks Sho with a headbutt, Sho looks for a spear next and Takagi counters with a DDT. Sho recovers and he finally nails Takagi with a spear, Goto tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Goto drops Naito with a back drop driver for a near fall, Naito fights back and he nails Goto with an enziguri followed by a tornado DDT.
Bushi tags in and he nails Goto with a missile drop kick, Bushi follows up by nailing Goto with a running knee strike. Goto recovers to drop Bushi with a clothesline and tag Uemura in, Uemura instantly attacks Bushi with strikes and a drop kick. Uemura and Sho double team Bushi before Uemura lands a suplex for a near fall, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. Uemura then catches Bushi with a roll up for a near fall, Uemura and Bushi have a striking exchange until Bushi lands an enziguri. Bushi then hits Uemura with a spinning fisherman buster for a near fall, Bushi follows up by landing a double knee strike on Uemura for a three count.
Winners: Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & Bushi)
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