NJPW New Japan Cup ’20 Finals Results: Evil Wins The New Japan Cup, Master Wato Debuts & More

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NJPW New Japan Cup ’20 Finals
Evil def. Kazuchika Okada

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi & Shingo Takagi) def. Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Sho)

Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi & El Desperado) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi, Yuji Nagata & Ryusuke Taguchi

Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & Yujiro Takahashi) def. Los Ingobernables (Sanada & Bushi)

Master Wato def. Douki

Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima def. Hirooki Goto & Gabriel Kidd

Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) def. Yuya Uemura & Yota Tsuji


Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) vs. Yuya Uemura & Yota Tsuji

The match begins with Tsuji getting Homna in a headlock, Homna gets free and a striking exchange breaks out with Tsuji. Homna ends the exchange by nailing Tsuji with a shoulder tackle, Uemura and Makabe are tagged into the match. Uemura quickly drops Makabe with a shoulder tackle, Uemura gets Makabe back up and Makabe nails him with a shoulder block. Makabe knocks Uemura out of the ring before throwing him into the barricade a few times, Makabe gets Uemura back in the ring before landing a slam. Homna tags back in and he levels Uemura with a forearm strike, Makabe tags back in and he nails a cornered Uemura with strikes. Makabe drops Uemura before holding him in a chin lock, Homna tags in and he attacks a cornered Uemura with some kicks and a hip toss for a near fall. Uemura gets up and Homna nails him with a lot of chops, Uemura fights back and he drops Homna with a running forearm strike. Tsuji tags in and he starts cleaning house against the opposing team, Homna fights back before missing a kokeshi attempt. Homna recovers and he drops Tsuji with a suplex, Makabe tags in and he exchanges strikes with a swinging Tsuji. Tsuji drops Makabe before tagging Uemura back into the match, Uemura corners Makabe before landing a bunch of strikes.

Uemura then cracks a charging Makabe with a drop kick, Tsuji hits the ring to land a double drop kick on Makabe alongside Uemura. Uemura then gets a downed Makabe in a Boston crab and Makabe gets to the ropes, Uemura then hits Makabe with a double underhook suplex for a near fall. Makabe fights back and he nails a charging Uemura with a power slam for a near fall, Tsuji hits the ring and Homna nails him with a leaping kokeshi. Makabe eats a few strikes from Uemura before leveling him with a lariat, Makabe then hits Uemura with a German suplex for a three count.

Winners: Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna)

Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Hirooki Goto & Gabriel Kidd

The match begins with Goto getting Tenzan in a headlock, Tenzan gets free and he exchanges shoulder tackles with Goto until he goes down. Goto keeps Tenzan down while holding him in a chin lock, Tenzan gets free and he attacks Goto with Mongolian chops. Tenzan corners Goto and lands some strikes before tagging Kojima in, Kidd tags in a short time later and he works over the arm of Kojima. Kojima gets free and he gets into a striking exchange with Kidd until Kidd goes down, Tenzan tags in and he double teams Kidd alongside Kojima. Tenzan keeps Kidd down while stomping away on him, Tenzan traps Kidd in the corner before attacking him with more strikes. Tenzan then nails Kidd with a corner clothesline followed by a suplex for a near fall, Kidd recovers and he nails a charging Tenzan with a drop kick. Goto tags in and he immediately cleans house against the opposing team, Goto and Tenzan 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 attacks Goto with machinegun chops. Goto fights back and he nails Kojima with a corner clothesline, Kidd tags in and he attacks Kojima with a leaping back elbow strike followed by a shoulder tackle. Kojima recovers and he drops Kidd with a Koji Cutter for a near fall, Goto hits the ring to double team Kojima alongside Kidd.

Tenzan returns and he works with Kojima to hit Goto with a 3-D, Kidd returns and he attacks both members of the opposing team. Kidd nails Kojima with a suplex for a near fall, Kojima recovers and he hits a charging Kidd with a Cozy Lariat for a three count.

Winners: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima

Master Wato vs. Douki

The match begins with Douki attempting to hit Wato with his pipe, Wato knocks Douki out of the ring with a drop kick before landing a suicide dive. Wato gets Douki back in the ring before landing a springboard European uppercut, Wato gets Douki up before attacking him with kicks. Douki recovers and he knocks Wato out of the ring before landing his own suicide dive, Douki follows up on that by sending Wato into the barricade. Douki grabs his pipe and he attacks Wato with it behind the referee’s back, Douki waits for Wato to get back in the ring before ripping away at his face. Douki then hits Wato with a slam followed by a running double stomp, Douki looks for a suplex and Wato defends before landing a drop kick. Wato then drops Douki with a plethora of strikes for a near fall, Douki recovers and he clobbers a charging Wato with a clothesline. Douki then drops Wato again for another near fall, Douki follows up by nailing Wato with a fireman’s carry side slam for a near fall. Douki looks for a wheelbarrow neck breaker and Wato counters with a rollup before landing a head kick, Wato follows up by nailing Douki with an inverted power bomb. Wato then hits Douki with a spinning swanton bomb for a three count.

Winner: Master Wato

After the match, Yoshinobu Kanemaru attacks Master Wato until Hiroyoshi Tenzan makes the save.

Los Ingobernables (Sanada & Bushi) vs. Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & Yujiro Takahashi)

The match begins with Bushi nailing Ishimori with a kick to the midsection before landing a hurricarana, Bushi stomps away on a downed Ishimori before tagging Sanada in. Sanada then drops Ishimori with a back elbow strike for a near fall, Bushi tags back in and Takahashi attacks him from behind. Takahashi and Sanada do battle on the arena floor while Ishimori chokes Bushi with his own shirt, Takahashi tags in and he attacks Bushi with some strikes followed by a leg drop. Takahashi then hits a downed Bushi with multiple elbow drops for a near fall, Takahashi keeps Bushi down while holding him in a chin lock. Takahashi releases the hold to nail a downed Bushi with a basement drop kick, Ishimori tags back in and he nails Bushi with a springboard seated senton for a near fall. Ishimori gets Bushi to the top rope and he follows him up there while trying to remove his mask, Bushi fights back and both wrestlers get off the ropes. Bushi then hits Ishimori with an enziguri followed by a DDT, Sanada tags in and he quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team. Sanada traps Ishimori in the Paradise Lock before nailing him with a drop kick, Ishimori fights back and he attempts the Paradise Lock on Sanada. Sanada defends and Ishimori nails him with a handspring enziguri, Takahashi tags in and he bites the hand of Sanada.

Sanada recovers and he nails Takahashi with a drop kick to the knee, Bushi tags in and he nails Takahashi with a missile drop kick. Bushi clears the ring before nailing both opponents with a suicide dive, Bushi gets Takahashi back in the ring so he can double team him with Sanada. Takahashi recovers and he nails Bushi with a basement drop kick followed by a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall, Takahashi then hits Bushi with a Pimp Juice for a three count.

Winners: Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & Yujiro Takahashi)

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi, Yuji Nagata & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi & El Desperado)

The match begins with Taichi getting to the ropes to avoid Tanahashi, ZSJ attacks Tanahashi from behind and a brawl breaks out between members of both teams. Ibushi quickly cleans house before double teaming Taichi with Tanahashi, ZSJ knocks Tanahashi into the ref and that sparks a second brawl between both teams. ZSJ and Taichi attack the knee of Tanahashi while everybody else battles on the arena floor, Taichi wrenches away on the leg of Tanahashi and Tanahashi gets to the ropes. Kanemaru tags in and he nails Tanahashi with a drop kick to the knee for a near fall, Desperado tags in and he distracts the ref while ZSJ attacks Tanahashi. ZSJ traps Tanahashi on the ring apron while applying a leg lock to him, Desperado then gets Tanahashi in a single leg crab until Taguchi breaks it up. Taichi tags in and Tanahashi nails him with a few strikes before landing a springboard cross body block, ZSJ interferes and that allows Taichi to attack the injured knee of Tanahashi. Tanahashi blocks a kick from Taichi to land a dragon screw leg whip, Nagata tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Kanemaru tags in and he battles Nagata until Desperado interferes, Desperado and Kanemaru attempt to double team Nagata until Nagata fights back against both.

Nagata nails a swinging Kanemaru with an exploder suplex for a near fall, Ibushi tags in and he nails Kanemaru with a missile drop kick. ZSJ tags in and Ibushi attacks him with a series of strikes followed by a standing moonsault for a near fall, Ibushi keeps ZSJ down while attacking him with kicks. ZSJ gets free and he briefly gets Ibushi in an ankle lock, Ibushi fights back and ZSJ gets him in the octopus stretch. Tanahashi hits the ring and Taichi takes care of him, Taichi and ZSJ start double teams Ibushi until Ibushi nails them both with a double overhead kick. Taguchi tags in and he misses a hip attack against ZSJ, Desperado tags in and he nails Taguchi with a series of atomic drops. Taguchi fights back and he nails Desperado with a hip attack, Desperado then gets quadruple teamed by the opposition. A brawl again breaks out and both teams take the battle to the arena floor, Taguchi nails Desperado with a running hip attack for a near fall. Taguchi goes for his finisher and Desperado avoids it before landing a right, Desperado nails Taguchi with the Angel’s Wings for a three count.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi & El Desperado)

Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Sho) vs. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi & Shingo Takagi)

The match begins with Sho attacking Takagi with shoulder tackles and strikes, Takagi eats a drop kick before nailing Sho with a shoulder tackle. Sho then nails Takagi with a corner clothesline and shoulder tackle of his own, Sho keeps Takagi down while kicking him in the back. Yano tags in and Yano removes a turnbuckle pad and Takagi eventually takes it from him, Naito interferes and he attacks Yano to set off a brawl between both teams. Takagi drops Yano before attacking Sho, Takagi battles Sho on the arena floor before throwing him into the barricade. Naito tags in and he stomps away on a downed Yano, Naito then holds Yano in the kravat while also landing a few strikes. Naito knocks Yano into the corner before landing a drop kick, Takahashi tags in and he drops Yano with a combination of holds before getting a near fall on a pin attempt. Yano goes after the hair of Takahashi and he drops him with a hair pull, Ishii tags in and he immediately exchanges strikes with Takahashi. Takahashi ends the exchange by nailing Ishii with a running drop kick, Takahashi looks for a suplex and Ishii defends against it. Takahashi recovers and he exchanges German suplexes with Ishii, Ishii avoids a clothesline from Takahashi to land a back drop driver.

Takahashi gets up quickly and he nails Ishii with a basement drop kick, Takagi and Sho are tagged in by their respective partners. Takagi traps Sho in the corner while attacking him with strikes, Sho fights back and he nails Takagi with a suplex. Takagi recovers and Sho quickly drops him with a spear for a near fall, Sho looks for the package pile driver and Takagi counters with a back body drop. Takagi and Sho have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Takahashi and Sho both go down to end the exchange. Naito tags in and he immediately attacks Sho with strikes and a basement drop kick, Sho recovers and he nails a charging Naito with a clothesline. Yano tags in and he sends Naito into the exposed corner before rolling him up for a near fall, Yano and Naito take turns raking each others eyes. Naito looks for a neck breaker and Yano defends by grabbing his hair, Naito blocks a low blow and Yano still rolls him up for a near fall. Chaos then triple teams Naito before Yano rolls him up for another near fall, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. Yano then finds himself getting triple teams by LIJ, Naito catches a downed Yano in a roll up for a three count.

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

NJPW New Japan Cup ’20 Finals
Kazuchika Okada vs. Evil

The match begins with Evil getting Okada in a headlock, Okada gets free and Evil nails him with a shoulder tackle followed by Darkness Falls for a near fall. Okada fights back and he gets Evil in a cobra clutch until Evil gets to the ropes, Okada leaves the ring and Evil follows him out there to stomp away on him. Okada gets up and he throws Evil into the barricade before getting him back in the ring, Okada follows up by nailing Evil with a neck breaker. Okada drops Evil before nailing him with a basement drop kick, Okada misses a slingshot swanton attempt and Evil attacks his arm before dragging him out of the ring. Evil then takes the opportunity to throw Okada into the barricade a few times, Evil wraps a chair around thee arm of Okada before sending him into the ring post. Evil also attacks the downed Okada with a few chair shots, Evil waits for Okada to get back in the ring before attacking his arm again. Evil dumps Okada back out of the ring and he follows him out there, Evil uses the barricade to stretch out Okada’s injured arm. Evil gets Okada back in the ring before wrenching away on the injured arm, Okada fights back and he drops Evil with a DDT. Okada follows up on that by nailing Evil with a running back elbow strike, Okada misses a charge in the corner and Evil does the same.

Okada places Evil on the top rope before landing a drop kick that sends him to the arena floor, Okada follows Evil out there to throw him into the barricade. Okada then nails Evil with an elevated DDT on the arena floor, Okada gets Evil back in the ring to get a near fall on a pin attempt. Evil fights back and he knocks Okada to the mat below, Evil follows up by trapping Okada in the ropes and landing a stomp. Evil then hits Okada with a suplex for a near fall, Evil sets up for a lariat and Okada counters by landing a flapjack. Okada and Evil have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Okada looks for a tombstone pile driver and Evil escapes to eat a drop kick. Okada follows up by finally nailing Evil with a tombstone pile driver, Okada then catches Evil in the cobra clutch. Evil gets free and he uses a ref distraction to nail Okada with a thrust kick, Evil then knocks Okada into the ref before landing a low blow. Evil leaves the ring and he throws some steel chairs into it, Evil then hits Okada with Darkness Falls onto a pile of steel chairs for a near fall. Evil follows up by getting Okada on the top rope and he follows him up there, Evil nails Okada with a superplex next for a near fall. Okada fights back and he manages to drop Evil, Okada and Evil have another striking exchange in the middle of the ring.

Okada ends the exchange by nailing Evil with a drop kick, Okada reapplies the cobra clutch to Evil and Okada releases it to hit Evil with a drop kick. Okada then nails Evil with a tombstone pile driver before reapplying the cobra clutch, Okada releases the hold again and he nails Evil with a Rainmaker. Okada reapplies the cobra clutch and Gedo hops on the ring apron, Yujiro Takahashi attacks Okada behind the referee’s back. Evil gets up and he crushes Okada with a lariat for a near fall, Evil sets up for Darkness Falls and Okada counters with a cobra clutch. Evil gets free after backing Okada into the referee, Evil nails Okada with another low blow before dropping him and stomping on his balls. Evil then hits Okada with Everything Is Evil for a three count.

Winner: Evil

After the match, Tetsuya Naito comes out to confront Evil and Evil attacks him before stomping on his LIJ hat and joining Bullet Club.

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