NJPW New Japan Cup 2018 Day 6 Results: The Quarterfinals Come To An End, Plus Okada & Tanahashi Collide

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NJPW New Japan Cup Quarterfinals

Zack Sabre Jr. def. Kota Ibushi

NJPW New Japan Cup Quarterfinals

Sanada def. Toru Yano

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin & Juice Robinson def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii & Chuckie T)

Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desparado) def. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi)

Suzuki-Gun (Lance Archer, Davey Boys Smith Jr., Taichi & Takashi Iizuka) def. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, Tonga Loa & Yujiro Takahashi)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi) def. Toa Henare & Togi Makabe

David Finlay & Ren Narita def. Syota Umino & Tomoyuki Oka


David Finlay & Ren Narita vs. Syota Umino & Tomoyuki Oka

The match begins with Oka powering Narita into the ropes a few times, Narita then nails Oka with a chop. Narita gets Oka to the ground while applying a headlock, Finlay and Umino get tagged into the match. Finlay and Umino take turns working over the others arms, Umino then drops a charging Finlay with a shoulder tackle. Finlay recovers and he nails Umino with a back suplex, Narita tags in and he kicks away at a cornered Umino. Narita would then slam Umino before tagging Finlay back into the match, Finlay would catch Umino with a suplex for a near fall. Narita tags in and Finlay slams him onto the injured back of Umino, Narita then catches Umino with a back body drop for a near fall.

Finlay tags back in and Umino quickly catches him with a drop kick, Oka tags in and he cleans house on the opposing team. Oka catches Finlay with an avalanche in the corner, Oka then nails a leaping Finlay with an overhead release suplex for a near fall. Oka applies the Boston crab to Finlay and Narita breaks it up, Finlay and Oka have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Finlay hits Oka with a uranage back breaker for a near fall, Finlay crushes Oka with a lariat for another near fall. Finlay then lands a stunner on Oka for the three count.

Winners: David Finlay & Ren Narita

Toa Henare & Togi Makabe vs. Chaos (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi)

The match begins with Yoshi-Hashi applying the headlock to Makabe, Makabe then drops a charging Yoshi-Hashi with a shoulder block. Henare tags in and he works with Makabe to hit Yoshi-Hashi with a double shoulder tackle, Goto tags in and he gets into a striking exchange with Henare. Henare gains control by dropping Goto with a shoulder tackle, Goto recovers to catch Henare with a running clothesline. Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he works with Goto to hit Henare with a double shoulder block, Goto traps Henare in the ropes while ripping away at his face. Goto holds Henare down while applying the chin lock, Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he attacks a cornered Henare with chops.

Yoshi-Hashi gets Henare down while applying a chin lock to him, Goto tags in and he drops Henare with a back elbow strike for a near fall. Goto follows that up by applying a Boston crab to Henare, Henare gets to the ropes and Goto nails him with a few strikes. Henare recovers and he catches Goto with a suplex, Makabe tags into the match and he cleans house on the opposing team. Makabe nails Goto with a running clothesline and multiple punches in the corner, Makabe then drops Goto with a clothesline for a near fall. Goto recovers to nail Makabe with a modified back breaker, Yoshi-Hashi and Henare get tagged in by their respective partners. Henare quickly nails Yoshi-Hashi with a shoulder tackle, Henare follows that up with a top rope shoulder tackle on Yoshi-Hashi.

Henare misses a charge in the corner and Yoshi-Hashi nails him with a side kick, Goto hits the ring to double team Henare with Yoshi-Hashi. Makabe hits the ring to nail both opponents with clotheslines, Henare and Makabe would then double team Yoshi-Hashi. Henare nails Yoshi-Hashi with a spear for a near fall, Yoshi-Hashi fights back and Henare drops him with a spine buster for a near fall. Yoshi-Hashi recovers to crush a charging Henare with a Western Lariat, Yoshi-Hashi applies the Butterfly Lock and a tap out follows.

Winners: Chaos (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi)

Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, Tonga Loa & Yujiro Takahashi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Lance Archer, Davey Boys Smith Jr., Taichi & Takashi Iizuka)

The match begins with a brawl breaking out between both teams that quickly spills out to the arena floor, Taichi and Takahashi battle all the back near the backstage area. Takahashi gets Taichi back to the ringside area before throwing him into the ring post, Archer grabs a steel chair and he attacks Fale with it. Fale and Archer continue their battle into the crowd, Taichi grabs Owens and he throws him into the ring post. Smith Jr and Loa take their battle to the inside of the ring, Smith Jr then nail a charging Loa with a boot to the face. Archer tags in and Loa avoids the Killer Bomb from KES, Loa then sends a charging Archer to the arena floor. Iizuka attacks Loa with a steel chair as Taichi distracted the referee, Smith Jr stands over Loa while attacking him with strikes.

Iizuka attacks Takahashi with a steel chair as they battle in the crowd, Iizuka also breaks a chair over the back of Fale. Smith Jr attacks the injured back of Loa with a few strikes, Smith Jr catches Loa with a delayed vertical suplex for a near fall. Smith Jr slows things down further by applying a chin lock to Loa, Iizuka tags into the match and he mauls Loa with some strikes in the corner. Iizuka grabs a piece of rope and he chokes Loa with it, Iizuka loses the piece of rope and he still finds a way to choke Loa. Taichi tags in and Loa nails him with a few strikes, Taichi misses a kick and Loa nails him with a back breaker. Takahashi tags in and he nails Taichi with a running boot to the face followed by a bulldog, Takahashi then trips up Iizuka before landing a baseball slide drop kicks.

Takahashi the takes out members of the opposing team with suicide dives, Taichi recover to nail a charging Takahashi with a kick to the face for a near fall. Taichi misses a super kick and Takahashi nails him with a reverse DDT, Fale and Archer get tagged into the match. Archer quickly drops Fale with a cross body block, Fale recovers to hit a charging Archer with a Samoan drop. Owens tags in and he triple teams Archer with members of Bullet Club, Owens catches a downed Archer with a shining wizard for a near fall. Owens then nails a kneeling Archer with a super kick, Owens goes for a package pile driver and Archer gets free to double team Owens with Smith Jr. Archer and Smith Jr hit Owens with the Killer Bomb for the three count.

Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Lance Archer, Davey Boys Smith Jr., Taichi & Takashi Iizuka)

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