NJPW New Japan Cup 2018 Day 4 Results: The Opening Round Concludes & Chaos Wins Some Big Tag Matches

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NJPW New Japan Cup 2018 Opening Round: Sanada def. Chuckie T

NJPW New Japan Cup 2018 Opening Round: Toru Yano def. Davey Boy Smith Jr. by count out

Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii) def. Kota Ibushi & Chase Owens

Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toa Henare, Juice Robinson & David Finlay

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Niato & Bushi) def. Suzuki-Gun (Zack Sabre Jr. & Taka Michinoku)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi) def. Michael Elgin & Tomoyuki Oka

Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Tonga Loa) def. Yuji Nagata, Syota Umino & Tetsuhiro Yagi

Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado) def. Ryusuke Taguchi & Ren Narita



Ryusuke Taguchi & Ren Narita vs. Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado)

The match begins with Desparado and Narita doing some chain wrestling, Narita backs Desparado into the ropes before landing a chop. Narita gets Desparado down while wrenching away on his arm, Narita then drops Desparado with a shoulder tackle. Desparado recovers to get Narita out of the ring before Kanemaru throws him into the barricade multiple times, Kanemaru tags in and he nails Narita with a back body drop before applying a camel clutch. Desparado tags in and he nails Narita with a slam followed by a splash to the back, Kanemaru tags back in and he kicks away at a downed Narita.

Narita recovers to nail a charging Kanemaru with a drop kick, Taguchi tags in and he cleans house on the opposing team. Taguchi then hits Kanemaru with multiple hip attacks, Taguchi follows that up by nailing Kanemaru with a trio of suplexes for a near fall. Taguchi goes back to attacking Kanemaru with hip attacks until nailing Taguchi with a drop kick, Desparado tags in and he nails Taguchi with an atomic drop. Taguchi recovers and he nails a charging Desparado with a hip attack. Narita tags in and he throws Kanemaru into the barricade before attacking Desparado, Taguchi and Narita attack Desparado with some double team moves for a near fall. Desparado recovers to hit Narita with a spine buster followed by a Boston crab, Desparado then applies the horse collar and Narita taps out.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado)

Yuji Nagata, Syota Umino & Tetsuhiro Yagi vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Tonga Loa)

The match begins with Takahashi nailing Yagi with a few strikes as the remaining members of each team brawl on the arena floor, Yagi recovers to catch Takahashi with a running back elbow strike followed by a drop kick. Umino hits the ring and he helps Yagi double team Takahashi for a near fall, Loa hits the ring and he cleans house to assist Takahashi. Takahashi corners Yagi before assaulting him with a series of chops, Loa tags in and he crushes Yagi with a headbutt. Loa follows that up by slamming Yagi for a near fall, Fale tags in and he stomps and chokes a downed Yagi. Fale keeps Yagi down before landing a butt squash for a near fall, Takahashi tags back in and Yagi quickly nails him with a drop kick.

Nagata tags in and he quickly cleans house on the opposing team, Nagata takes Fale down with a low drop kick to the leg. Loa hits the ring and Nagata nails him with an exploder suplex, Nagata then attacks Takahashi with a series of kicks. Nagata gets Takahashi in the Nagata Lock and Fale eventually breaks it up, Umino tags in and he nails Takahashi with a few running back elbow strikes. Umino eventually drops Takahashi with a running forearm strike, Umino goes to the top rope and Takahashi crotches him to get him down. Bullet Club hits the ring and they triple team Umino, Umino recovers and he eventually catches Takahashi with a missile drop kick for a near fall. Umino goes for an arm bar and Takahashi quickly escapes, Umino misses a drop kick and Takahashi nails him with a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall. Takahashi then hits Umino with Pimp Juice for a three count.

Winners: Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Tonga Loa)

Michael Elgin & Tomoyuki Oka vs. Chaos (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi)

The match begins with Goto working over Oka with a headlock, Oka gets free and he tries dropping Goto with shoulder tackles. Goto responds by quickly dropping Oka with a shoulder tackle, Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he works with Goto to double team Oka for a near fall. Yoshi-Hashi traps Oka in the ropes while assaulting him with some chops, Goto tags in and he nail Oka with some more strikes. Goto then nails Oka with a kick to the back before applying the chin lock, Oka gets free and he eats some more strikes from Goto. Goto would then corner Oka to land a spin kick followed by a belly to back suplex for a near fall, Oka recovers and he drops a charging Goto with a sling blade.

Elgin tags in and he immediately cleans house on the opposing team, Elgin gets Goto in the corner to land an enzaguri. Elgin the gets Goto on the top rope so he can propel him off for a near fall, Elgin follows that up by landing some clotheslines on Goto. Goto recovers and he drops a charging Elgin with a lariat before tagging Yoshi-Hashi in, Yoshi-Hashi attacks Elgin with a few strikes before Elgin nails him with a falcon arrow. Oka tags in and he double teams Yoshi-Hashi alongside Elgin, Goto hits the ring before Oka and Elgin knock him out of it. Oka would then drop Yoshi-Hashi again for another near fall, Oka applies the camel clutch to Yoshi-Hashi. Yoshi-Hashi gets free and Oka quickly nails him with a suplex followed by a spine buster for a near fall, Yoshi-Hashi catches Oka with a super kick from out of nowhere for a near fall.

Yoshi-Hashi then hits Oka with a suplex into a neck breaker for another near fall, Yoshi-Hashi transitions into a butterfly lock and a tap out follows.

Winners: Chaos (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi)

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