NJPW New Japan Cup 2018 Day 7 Results: We Have Our First Finalist & Chaos Gets Some Big Tag Wins

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New Japan Cup Semi-Finals

Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Juice Robinson

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Bushi, Sanada & Hiromu Takahashi) def. Suzuki-Gun (Zack Sabre Jr., El Desparado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taka Michinoku)

Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Iizuka) def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Gedo)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Chuckie T & Yoshi-Hashi) def. Kota Ibushi & Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens)

Chaos (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii) def. Togi Makabe & Toa Henare

Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer) def. Michael Elgin, David Finlay & Syota Umino) 

Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Tonga Loa) def. Tetsuhiro Yagi & Tomoyuki Oka


Tetsuhiro Yagi & Tomoyuki Oka vs. Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Tonga Loa)

The match begins with Yagi nailing Takahashi with a drop kick before the bell sounded, Takahashi corners Yagi before the two have a forearm strike exchange. Yagi goes for a slam and Takahashi attacks him with strikes to the back, Yagi fights back and Takahashi drops him with a boot to the face. A brawl between both team spills to the arena floor, Takahashi grabs the pimp cane and he cracks Yagi with it. Takahashi gets Yagi back into the ring to land a slam for a near fall, Loa tags in and he nails Yagi with a clothesline followed by a slam. Loa then hits Yagi with a leg drop for a near fall, Takahashi tags in and he attacks Yagi with come chops.

Takahashi traps Yagi in the ropes before kicking him in the face for a near fall, Yagi tries fighting back and Loa drops him with a headbutt. Yagi recovers and he eventually catches Loa with a drop kick, Oka tags in and he nails Loa with some shoulder tackles and avalanches. Loa quickly recovers and he nails Oka with a release German suplex, Takahashi tags in and he double teams Oka alongside Loa. Oka fights back and he nails Takahashi with a spine buster for a near fall, Oka follows that up with a flying clothesline on Takahashi for a near fall. Takahashi and Oka take turns biting each others hands, Takahashi then hits Oka with a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall. Takahashi follows that up by nailing Oka with Pimp Juice for the three count.

Winners: Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi & Tonga Loa)

Michael Elgin, David Finlay & Syota Umino) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer)

The match begins with a brawl breaking out between both teams before the bell rings, Taichi grabs his microphone stand and he chokes Finlay with it in the ring. Finlay recovers and he drops Taichi with a running European uppercut, KES hits the ring to nail Finlay with a Hart Attack. Archer then clobbers Finlay with a short arm clothesline, a second brawl breaks out between members of both teams. Smith Jr tags in and he attacks Finlay with a few kicks in the corner, Smith Jr also nails Finlay with some forearm strikes. Archer tags in and he works with Smith Jr to nail Finlay with a double slam, Finlay tries fighting back and Archer nails him with The Pounce.

Taichi tags in and Finlay quickly nails him with a drop kick, Elgin tags in and he quickly cleans house on the opposing team. Elgin nails Archer with a series of running clotheslines in the corner, Smith Jr hits the ring and Elgin nails him with a release German suplex. Elgin follows that up by nailing Archer with a falcon arrow for a near fall, Archer recovers and he nails a charging Elgin with a Black Hole Slam. Taichi tags in and Elgin nails him with a northern lights suplex, Umino tags in and he nails Taichi with some running back elbow strikes in the corner. Umino and his partners hit the ring to triple team Taichi, Umino catches Taichi with a missile drop kick for a near fall. Umino would then apply the Boston crab to Taichi and Archer breaks it up, members of both teams battle on the arena floor.

Taichi then hits a charging Umino with a kick to the head, Umino surprises Taichi with a roll up before eating a clothesline. Taichi nails Umino with a second kick to the head followed by a super kick for a three count.

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

Togi Makabe & Toa Henare vs. Chaos (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii)

The match begins with a forearm strike exchange between Henare and Ishii, Ishii then drops a charging Henare with a shoulder block. Ishii waits for Henare to get up before landing a shoulder tackle, Henare recovers to drop Ishii with a flying shoulder tackle. Makabe and Yano get tagged into the match by their respective partners, Yano immediately starts playing games with Makabe. Makabe drops Yano with a shoulder tackle before tagging Henare into the match, Makabe and Henare catch Yano with a double shoulder tackle. A brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills to the arena floor, Yano and Ishii throw their opponents into the barricade. Yano waits for Henare to get back into the ring before throwing him into the exposed corner, Ishii tags in and he nails Henare with chops.

Ishii backs Henare into the corner with forearm strikes before tagging Yano into the match, Yano quickly starts choking Henare in the corner before throwing him into the exposed corner. Henare fights back and he nails Yano with a clothesline, Makabe tags in and he quickly cleans house on the opposing team. Makabe mounts Yano in the corner to land a series of punches, Makabe then hits Yano with a lariat for a near fall. Yano gets Makabe down with a hair pull, Henare and Ishii both get tagged in by their respective partners. Henare drops Ishii before attacking him with forearm strikes and headbutts, Ishii gets angry and he destroys Henare with strikes in the corner. Ishii then hits Henare with a running clothesline followed by a Saito suplex for a near fall.

Makabe hits the ring and Yano throw him into the exposed corner, Makabe recovers and he drops both opponents with clotheslines. Makabe and Henare would then double team Henare, Henare then hits Ishii with a top rope shoulder tackle for a near fall. Henare also catches Ishii with a Samoan drop, Henare drops a charging Ishii with a lariat for a near fall. Ishii recovers to land a bad looking power bomb and a lariat for a near fall, Ishii follows that up with a brain buster for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii)

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