NJPW Road To Destruction Day 3 Results: An Elimination Match Headlines & Chaos Picks Up Key Tag Match Victories

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Elimination Tag Match: Michael Elgin, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kushida, Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka, El Desparado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi)

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Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada & Evil) def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano)

David Finaly & Juice Robinson def. Bullet Club (Leo Tonga & Chase Owens)

Chaos (Rocky Romero & Will Ospreay) def. Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi & Bushi)

Togi Makabe & War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson) def. Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku, Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi, Berretta & Jado) def. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tonga Loa)

Yuji Nagata, Hirai Kawato & Tomoyuki Oka def. Manabu Nakanishi, Katsuya Kitamura & Syota Umino


Match By Match Recap

Yuji Nagata, Hirai Kawato & Tomoyuki Oka vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Katsuya Kitamura & Syota Umino

The match begins with Nagata kicking the arm of Nakanishi, Nakanishi eats a few shots before dropping Nagata with a spear. Nakanishi then drop Nagata a second time with a series of chops, Kitamura tags in and he attacks Nagata with chops as well. Nagata drops Kitamura and he tags Kawato into the match, Kitamura eats a few strikes before dropping Kawato with chops. Kitamura then nails Kawato with a press slam for a near fall, Nakanishi tags back in and he works with Kitamura to nail Kawato with a double shoulder tackle. Nakanishi then hits Kawato with a splash for a near fall, Kitamura tags back in and he tosses Kawato across the ring for a near fall.

Kawato starts fighting back and he eventually drops Kitamura with a drop kick, Nagata tags in and he immediately assaults Kitamura with kicks. Nagata then catches Kitamura with a running boot to the face in the corner, Kitamura recovers and drops Nagata with a suplex. Nakanishi tags in and he attacks Nagata with forearm strikes and a clothesline, Nakanishi then catches Nagata with a lariat for a near fall. Nagata recovers and he catches Nakanishi with an exploder suplex before tagging Oka in, Nakanishi is then triple teamed by the opposition. Nakanishi catches a charging Oka to hit him with an overhead suplex, Nakanishi goes for the torture rack on Oka and Nagata breaks it up.

Umino tags in and he crushes Oka with running back elbow strikes in the corner, Umino goes for an arm bar on Oka and Nagata breaks it up. Umino would then hit Oka with a drop kick for a near fall, Oka recovers and drops Umino with a shoulder tackle. Oka follows that up by nailing Umino with a power slam for a near fall, Oka then locks Umino in the Boston crab and a tap out follows.

Winners: Yuji Nagata, Hirai Kawato & Tomoyuki Oka

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi, Berretta & Jado) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tonga Loa)

The match begins with Tama poking the eyes of Yoshi-Hashi and attacking him with a few strikes, Yoshi-Hashi recovers and drops Tama with a hurricarana followed by a few slams. Tama is then quadruple teamed by all four members of Chaos, Bullet Club hits the ring and a brawl breaks out between everybody in the match. Tama works over Yoshi-Hashi in the ring while everybody else battles on the arena floor, Fale tags in and he stands on the back of a downed Yoshi-Hashi. Fale then sits on a downed Yoshi-Hashi for a near fall, Takahashi tags in and he attacks Yoshi-Hashi with a few strikes. Loa tags in and he catches Yoshi-Hashi with a delayed back suplex, Loa picks up Yoshi-Hashi and he cracks him with a few headbutts.

Yoshi-Hashi recovers and drops Loa with a pair of boots to the face, Tama interferes and Yoshi-Hashi take him out with a mule kick. Goto tags in and he starts cleaning house on the opposing team, Goto then levels Loa and Tama with some clotheslines. Goto traps Loa in the corner before catching him with a spin kick followed by a bulldog for a near fall, Loa recovers to catch Goto with an atomic drop followed by a suplex. Takahashi tags in and he nails Goto with a running boot to the face in the corner, Goto recovers and drops Takahashi with a modified neck breaker. Berretta tags in and Takahashi bites his hand before trapping him in the corner, Berretta recovers before Tama and Loa knock him off the ropes.

Fale catches Berretta with a splash and Takahashi gets a near fall on him, Berretta recovers and nails Takahashi with an enzaguri. Berretta follows that up by catching Takahashi with a tornado DDT, Takahashi recovers to hit Berretta with a fisherman buster suplex. Berretta surprises Takahashi with a roll up for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi, Berretta & Jado)

After the match, a brawl breaks out between both teams.

Togi Makabe & War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taka Michinoku, Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer)

The match begins with an all out brawl breaking out between both teams that spills onto the arena floor, Archer battles Hanson in the crowd after tossing him over the barricade. Rowe finds Archer and he battles with him in the crowd as well, Archer and Rowe eventually make it back into the ring. Archer then catches Rowe with The Pounce from out of nowhere, Archer just chokes Rowe as the referee restores order to the match. Smith Jr. tags in and he works with Archer to hit Rowe with a double slam, Smith Jr. traps Rowe in the corner before nailing him with forearm strikes.

Michinoku tags in and he works over Rowe with strikes in the corner, Archer tags back in and he works with Archer to hit Rowe with a modified Hart Attack. Rowe recovers and catches a charging Archer with a uranage, Hanson tags in and he immediately cleans house on the opposing team. Hanson then catches a corner Archer and Smith Jr. with a series of running clotheslines, Archer and Smith Jr. recover just as Rowe hits the ring to attack them. Hanson then catches a charging Archer with a butt drop, Michinoku and Makabe get the tags from their respective partners. Makabe mounts Michinoku in the corner before landing a series of punches, Makabe then drops Michinoku with a clothesline for a near fall.

Archer and Smith Jr. hit the ring to be taken out by War Machine, Makabe nails Michinoku with a King Kong Knee Drop for the three count.

Winners: Togi Makabe & War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson)

Chaos (Rocky Romero & Will Ospreay) vs. Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi & Bushi)

The match begins with Ospreay nailing Takahashi with a few strikes as he was being taunted, Takahashi and Ospreay then go through a series of reversals. Bushi and Romero get the tags from their respective partners, Romero quickly pokes Bushi in the eyes before nailing him with a mule kick. Romero sends a charging Bushi to the arena floor before catching him with a suicide dive, Romero sends Bushi in the ring and is attacked from behind by Takahashi. Romero takes care of Takahashi before getting dropped by Bushi, Takahashi then attacks Ospreay on the arena floor by tossing him into the barricade.

Takahashi tags in and he knocks Romero out of the ring with a drop kick, Takahashi throws Romero back into the ring before tagging Bushi. Bushi drops Romero and he holds him in the STF, Takahashi interferes and he holds Romero in the STF as well. Romero breaks free and he quickly drops Bushi with a clothesline, Bushi takes off his shirt and he starts choking Romero with it. Takahashi returns to the ring to double team Romero with Bushi, Takahashi tags in and Romero quickly drops him with a knee strike. Ospreay tags in and he immediately cleans house on the opposing team, Ospreay gets Bushi to the arena floor before catching Takahashi with a springboard drop kick.

Takahashi recovers and he propels a charging Ospreay into the turnbuckle, Bushi and Romero get the tags from their respective partners. Romero and Bushi exchange a ton of blows in the middle of the ring, Bushi gets the edge after nailing Romero with a missile drop kick. Ospreay hits the ring to trap Bushi in the ropes so Romero can catch him with a missile drop kick of his own, Romero then catches Bushi with some Forever Clotheslines until Takahashi breaks it up. Bushi goes for MX and Romero nails him with an enzaguri, Takahashi hits the ring and works with Bushi to hit Romero with a double Code Breaker.

Bushi goes for MX again and Romero nails him with a drop kick, Ospreay takes out Takahashi on the arena floor with a hurricarana into then barricade. Ospreay catches Bushi with a spinning kick in the ring before taking Takahashi out with a suicide dive, Romero nails Bushi with a running knee strike for the three count.

Winners: Chaos (Rocky Romero & Will Ospreay)

David Finaly & Juice Robinson vs. Bullet Club (Leo Tonga & Chase Owens)

The match begins with Owens and Finlay doing work on the others arm, Finlay quickly drops a charging Owens with a drop kick. Robinson tags in and he nails the arm of Owens with a top rope axe handle drop, Finlay tags back in and he nails the arm of Owens with a top rope axe handle drop. Robinson and Finlay then hit Owens with a series of double team moves, Tonga tries interfering and he is taken out by the opposition. Finlay goes to the top rope and Owens pulls him off to cause him to crash to the mat below, Tonga tags in and he nails Finlay with a running clothesline in the corner. Tonga catches Finlay with a slam for a near fall, Owens tags back in and he catches Finlay with a top rope fist drop.

Owens would then lock Finaly in a modified camel clutch for a short time, Tonga tags back in and he nails Finlay with a suplex for a near fall. Owens tags back in and Finlay quickly propels him out of the ring to the arena floor, Tonga hits the ring he works over Finlay. Owens returns and Finlay attacks him with forearm strikes, Finlay catches Owens with a back breaker before tagging Robinson into the match. Tonga hits the ring and Robinson drops him with a flying clothesline, Robinson then catches Tonga with a running clothesline in the corner followed by the Juice Punches.

Tonga recovers and drops a charging Robinson with a clothesline for a near fall, Tonga goes for a suplex and Robinson escapes. Finaly hits the ring to double team Tonga with Robinson, Owens hit the ring to take out his opponents with super kicks. Owens and Tonga then hit Robinson with some double team moves for a near fall, Tonga then knocks Finaly to the arena floor with a boot to the face. Owens goes for the One Winged Angel and Robinson causes Tonga to accidentally take Owens out. Robinson catches Tonga with Pulp Friction for the three count.

Winners: David Finaly & Juice Robinson

Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano) vs. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada & Evil)

The match begins with Evil attacking Okada with a series of strikes, Okada recovers and drops a charging Evil with a boot to the face. Okada then slams Evil before nailing him with a slingshot swanton bomb, Ishii tags in and he mauls Evil with chops in the corner. Los Ingobernables interferes by attacking Ishii with triple team maneuvers, Evil then fights Okada on the arena floor. Sanada then locks Yano in the ropes with the Paradise Lock, Ishii and Sanada remain in the ring to do battle. Naito tags in and he goes to work on the injured knee of Ishii, Naito traps Ishii in the corner before nailing him with a slingshot drop kick.

Naito then locks in the figure four leg lock on the injured knee of Ishii, Ishii gets to the ropes and Naito just stomps away on the injured knee. Naito attacks Ishii with more forearm strikes until Yano interferes to stop him, Ishii tries fighting back and he eventually drops Naito after eating an enzaguri. Okada tags in and he cleans house on the opposing team, Evil hits the ring and Okada drops him with a flapjack. Okada goes to the top rope and Sanada distracts him so Evil can get him down, Evil nails Okada with a side kick to the midsection after some referee interference. Evil then catches a charging Okada with a side slam, Sanada tags in and he catches a downed Okada with a drop kick.

Okada recovers and he catches Sanada with a modified Emerald Fusion, Yano tags in and he immediately removes the turnbuckle pad from the corner. Sanada drops Yano and he removes another turnbuckle pad from another corner, Sanada and Yano take turns pulling each others hair. Sanada goes for the Cold Skull and Ishhi hits the ring to level him with a drop kick, Okada hits the ring and he drops Evil with a drop kick. Yano then propels Sanada into the exposed corner, Sanada catches Yano with a low blow while the ref was distracted before landing a roll up on him for the three count.

Winners: Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada & Evil)

Elimination Tag Match: Michael Elgin, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kushida, Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka, El Desparado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi)

The match begins with an all out brawl breaking out between everybody in the match, all ten competitors quickly take the brawl to the arena floor. Suzuki and Elgin keep their battle in the ring while everybody else fights on the arena floor, Suzuki then gets worked over by the members of the opposing team. Taguchi goes to the middle rope and Suzuki hunts him down before attacking him with a plethora of strikes, Suzuki tries throwing Taguchi over the top rope for an elimination. Elgin hits the ring and he attacks Suzuki with a series of chops and forearm strikes, Tanahashi tags in and he mauls Suzuki with strikes as well.

Suzuki-Gun work together to try and eliminate Tanahashi until Tanahashi’s teammates arrive to make the save, Suzuki catches Tanahashi with an arm bar in the ropes. Suzuki then locks Tanahashi in the kimura, Iizuka attacks Elgin with a steel chair on the arena floor. Desparado also attacks Kushida with a steel chair as they battle into the crowd, Suzuki then catches Tanahashi in the Fujiwara arm bar. Desparado hits the ring to double team Tanahashi with Suzuki, Iizuka traps Tanahashi in the ropes while Taichi attacks him with a bell hammer. Iizuka hits the ring to remove the protective bandages from the arm of Tanahashi, Iizuka legally tags in and he bites the arm of Tanahashi.

Kanemaru tags in and he attacks the injured arm of Tanahashi, Taichi hits the ring to help Kanemaru and Tanahashi takes them both out. Ricochet tags in and he immediately goes to work on Kanemaru until Taichi interferes again, Ricochet then hits Kanemaru with a forward roll drop kick. Taichi interferes and Ricochet nails him with a neck breaker, Desparado hits the ring and Ricochet nails him with a springboard drop kick. Taichi hits a leaping Ricochet with the microphone stand as the referee was distracted, Kanemaru rolls up Ricochet for the three count.

Eliminated: Ricochet

The match continues with Taguchi missing a hip attack against Kanemaru, Kanemaru and Taichi double team Taguchi for a near fall. Taguchi catches a leaping Kanemaru with a roll up for the three count.

Eliminated: Yoshinobu Kanemaru

The match continues with Taichi attacking Taguchi with the bell hammer before rolling him up for a three count.

Eliminated: Ryusuke Taguchi

The resumes with Taichi rolling up Kushida for a near fall, Kushida recovers and he nails Taichi with a handspring elbow strike. Taichi recovers to trap Kushida in the corner before landing a series of kicks, Kushida and Taichi battle on the ring apron as Kanemaru accidentally spits beer into Taichi’s face. Kushida knocks Taichi to the arena floor for the elimination.

Eliminated: Taichi

The action resumes with Kushida going for the Hoverboard Lock against Desparado, Desparado escapes and puts Kushida in the horse collar. Kushida escapes the hold and he nails a downed Desparado with a drop kick, Iizuka interferes and hits Kushida with the iron claw. Desparado rolls up Kushida for the three count.

Eliminated: Kushida

The action resumes with Tanahashi nailing Desparado with a dragon screw leg whip, Tanahashi knocks Desparado out of the ring to eliminate him.

Eliminated: El Desparado

The action resumes with Iizuka immediately knocking Tanahashi over the ropes and to the arena floor for an elimination.

Eliminated: Hiroshi Tanahashi

The action resumes with Iizuka choking Elgin with a chain, Suzuki hits the ring and he locks Elgin in the sleeper hold. IIzuka interferes and Elgin nails him with an Elgin Bomb for the three count.

Eliminated: Takashi Iizuka

The action continues with Elgin and Suzuki having a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Elgin then slams Suzuki before catching him with a slingshot splash for a near fall. Suzuki recovers to drop Elgin and then nail him with a penalty kick, Suzuki would then apply the arm bar to Elgin. Elgin breaks free and he attacks Suzuki with some strikes, Suzuki goes for the Gotch style pile driver and Elgin escapes to land a forearm strike. Elgin traps Suzuki in the corner before clobbering him with a clothesline, Suzuki throws the referee into a charging Elgin to take him out.

The members of both teams hit the ring and a huge brawl breaks out all over the place, Elgin and Suzuki have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Elgin puts Suzuki on the ring apron and knocks him to the arena floor with an enzaguri to get the final elimination.

Eliminated: Minoru Suzuki

Winners: Michael Elgin, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kushida, Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet

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