NJPW Road To King Of Pro Wrestling Day 3 Results: The NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Titles Are Defended

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Los Ingobernables (Sanada & Evil) def. Kazuchika Okada & Kota Ibushi

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NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championships
Hiroshi Tanahashi 20th Anniversary Match III

Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe & Toru Yano def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomoaki Homna & Yoshi-Hashi to retain the titles

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Bushi) def. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi & Douki)

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, Sho & Yoh) def. Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi, Taiji Ishimori, Gedo & Jado)

Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV fought Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) to a no contest

Shingo Takagi def. Toa Henare

Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuya Uemura def. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Yota Tsuji


Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuya Uemura vs. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi & Yota Tsuji

The match begins with Nagata and Tenzan working over each others arms, Nagata gets Tenzan in a headlock and Tenzan quickly gets free. Nagata and Tenzan exchange strikes in the middle of the ring, Tenzan eventually drops Nagata with some Mongolian chops. Uemura and Tsuji get tagged in and they immediately lock up, Uemura backs up Tsuji to land a chop. Tsuji responds by landing a few strikes of his own against Uemura, Uemura fights back and he drops Tsuji with a shoulder tackle. Tsuji backs Uemura into the corner before tagging Nakanishi in, Nakanishi drops Uemura after landing a series of strikes. Nagata tags in and he double teams Uemura alongside Nakanishi, Nagata starts focusing his attack on the arm of Uemura. Nagata then drops Uemura before kicking him in the back, Tsuji tags in and he nails Uemura with a series of slams. Nagata tags back in and he drops Uemura with a series of kicks, Uemura recovers and he drops Nagata with a drop kick. 

Kojima tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Kojima also attacks Nagata with machinegun chops. Kojima also nails Nagata with a bunch of forearm strikes, Nagata recovers and he nails Kojima with a drop kick to the knee. Kojima fights back and he nails Nagata with a Koji Cutter, Nagata recovers and he hits Kojima with an exploder suplex. Nakanishi tags in and he drops Kojima with a clothesline, Nakanishi drops Kojima with a second clothesline for a near fall. Nakanishi then gets Kojima in the Argentine back breaker until Nagata breaks it up, Tenzan tags in before Nakanishi takes him and Kojima down with a double suplex. Tsuji tags in and he attacks everybody with shoulder tackles, Tsuji gets a near fall on Tenzan after nailing him with a slam. Tsuji and teammates then triple team Tenzan, Tsuki gets Tenzan in a Boston crab until Kojima breaks it up. Kojima and Tenzan then hit a charging Tsuji with a 3D, Tenzan gets Tsuji in the anaconda vice and a tap out follows.

Winners: Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuya Uemura

Toa Henare vs. Shingo Takagi

The match begins with Henare and Takagi exchanging some shoulder tackles until Takagi goes down, Takagi exits the ring and Henare nails him with strikes when he returns. Takagi recovers and he sends Henare out of the ring, Takagi follows him out there to throw Henare into the barricade a few times. Henare tries fighting back and Takagi drops him with a clothesline, Takagi keeps Henare down while kicking his back a few times. Takagi gets Henare in the ring before stomping away on him, Takagi keeps Henare down while attacking him with elbow strikes and a knee drop. Henare gets up and he quickly drops Takagi with a flying shoulder tackle, Henare backs Takagi into the corner while landing a bunch of strikes. Henare looks for a suplex and takagi tries countering, Henare eventually powers his way to suplexing Takagi. Henare follows up by landing a diving chop on Takagi for a near fall, Takagi recovers and he drops Henare with a three strike combo that ends with a clothesline. Takagi nails a cornered Henare with multiple clotheslines and a DDT for a near fall, Henare fights back and he drills Takagi with a headbutt.

Henare follows that up by nailing Takagi with Rampage for a near fall, Takagi recovers and he nails Henare with Made In Japan for a near fall. Henare gets up and Takagi attacks him with a plethora of forearm strikes, Henare fights back and lands strikes of his own. Takagi recovers and he drops Henare with a clothesline, Takagi follows up by landing a Pumping Bomber for a near fall. Takagi then hits Henare with the Last Dragon for the three count.

Winner: Shingo Takagi

Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)

The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping their opponents before the bell sounded and the brawl spills all over the arena, Suzuki grabs a chair and he attacks Liger with it. Kanemaru and Mask IV battle on the opposite end of the building, Liger and Suzuki exchange strikes until Liger goes down. Suzuki grabs an umbrella and he attacks Liger with it, Suzuki gets Liger in the ring and he stomps away on him. Suzuki follows that up by trying to remove Liger’s mask, Kanemaru also goes after the mask of Mask IV. Liger fights back and Suzuki nails him with a forearm strike, Kanemaru tags in and he gets a near fall on Liger. Kanemaru gets angry and he stomps away on a downed Liger, Suzuki interferes and he gets Liger in a rope assisted arm bar. Suzuki tags in and distracts the ref while Kanemaru attacks Liger, Suzuki gets Liger in the corner while wrenching away on his arm. Suzuki drops Liger with a boot to the face, Suzuki goes for a penalty kick and Liger blocks it before a striking exchange breaks out. 

Liger ends the exchange by dropping Suzuki with a fisherman buster suplex, Mask IV tags in and he attacks Suzuki with a few strikes. Kanemaru tags in and Mask IV nails him with strikes, Mask IV gets Kanemaru in a knee bar and Kanemaru gets to the ropes. Mask IV then hits Kanemaru with a tombstone pile driver before missing a top rope diving headbutt, Kanemaru nails Mask IV with a slam before landing a moonsault for a near fall. Kanemaru misses Deep Impact and Mask IV nails him with a tiger driver, Liger and Suzuki are tagged in and a striking exchange immediately breaks out. Suzuki and Liger take their battle back to the arena floor, Suzuki grabs a chair and he attacks Liger with it. Suzuki grabs a few chairs and he brings them into the ring, Liger gets up and he gets one of the chairs. Suzuki and Liger attack each other with chair shots, the referee tries stopping the madness before getting taken out by both competitors and that leads to the ref calling for the bell. 

Match Result: No Contest

Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, Sho & Yoh) vs. Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi, Taiji Ishimori, Gedo & Jado)

The match begins with Takahashi attacking Ishii with a few strikes, Ishii recovers and Takahashi immediately bites his hand. Ishii responds by biting the hand of Takahashi, Gedo interferes and he attacks Ishii from behind. Ishii fights back and he takes out both competitors, Chaos hits the ring and they clear it before quadruple teaming Takahashi. Gedo hits the ring and he gets quadruple teamed next, Takahashi recovers and he drops a charging Ishii on the top rope as members of both teams brawl on the arena floor. The brawl between both teams spills all over the arena, Takahashi waits for Ishii to return to the ring before attacking him with a bunch of stomps. Jado tags in and he rakes the eyes of Ishii along the top rope, Gedo tags in and he chokes a cornered Ishii. Ishimori tags in and he attacks Ishii with a few strikes, Ishii recovers and he nails a charging Ishimori with a German suplex. Yoh tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Sho hits the ring and he works with Yoh to take out the opposition.

Yoh nails Ishimori with a falcon arrow for a near fall, Jado interferes and Yoh takes him out with a basement drop kick. Jado interferes again a short time later to hit Yoh with a kendo stick, Takahashi tags in and he kicks Yoh in the face before missing a drop kick attempt. Yoh then hits Takahashi with an enzaguri, Goto tags in and he nails Takahashi with a corner clothesline and spin kick. Goto then hits Takahashi with a belly to back suplex for a near fall, Takahashi fights back and he nails Goto with a basement drop kick. Gedo tags in and he nails Goto with a jaw breaker followed by a thrust kick for a near fall, Jado returns and he tries attacking Goto with a kendo stick before getting taken out by Goto. Everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, Gedo catches Goto in a roll up for a near fall. Goto recovers to hit Gedo with a clothesline and Ushigoroshi, Goto follows up by hitting the GTR for a three count.

Winner: Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, Sho & Yoh)

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Bushi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi & Douki)

The match begins with Douki dropping Bushi before stomping away on him, Bushi recovers and takes Douki down with a head scissors takedown. Naito tags in and he drops Douki after landing some forearm strikes, Taichi interferes and Naito ignores him before getting jumped from behind. Taichi distracts Naito again and he gets Naito angry before kicking him in the head, Taichi drags Naito out of the ring as a brawl breaks out between both teams. Douki and Taichi throw their opponents into the barricade, Taichi finds a chair and he attacks Naito with it. Douki gets a near fall on Naito as he gets back in the ring, Taichi tags in and he chokes a downed Naito. Douki tags back in and he attacks a cornered Naito with a bunch of strikes, Douki keeps Naito down before landing a double stomp for a near fall. Naito fights back and he drops Douki with an enzaguri, Taichi tags in and he immediately attacks Naito. Taichi then corners Naito before landing a clothesline for a near fall, Naito fights back to hit Taichi with a neck breaker followed by a basement drop kick.

Bushi tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team, Bushi drops Taichi with a DDT for a near fall. Taichi recovers and he drops Bushi with an enzaguri, Douki tags in and he drops Bushi with a series of kicks. Taichi hits the ring and he double teams Bushi with Douki, Douki nails Bushi with a slingshot DDT for a near fall. Naito and Taichi take their battle to the arena floor, Bushi fights back and he nails Douki with a mule kick. Taichi hits the ring and is immediately double teamed by LIJ, Douki catches Bushi in a roll up for a near fall. Bushi recovers to hit Douki with a drop kick and code breaker, Bushi then hits Douki with MX for a three count.

Winners: Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Bushi) 

NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championships
Hiroshi Tanahashi 20th Anniversary Match III
Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe & Toru Yano (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomoaki Homna & Yoshi-Hashi

The match begins with Tanahashi and Taguchi doing some chain wrestling, Yoshi-Hashi and Yano get tagged in by their respective partners. Yoshi-Hashi attacks Yano with a few strikes, Yoshi-Hashi places Yano on the top rope before nailing him with a drop kick. Yano fights back and he starts trying to play his mind games with Yoshi-Hashi, Yano eats a kick before dropping Yoshi-Hashi with a hair pull. Makabe and Homna get tagged in next, Makabe and Homna take turns working over each others arm. Makabe and Homna exchange shoulder tackles until Makabe goes down, Homna gets Makabe up to attack him with chops. Yano interferes and a brawl breaks out between both teams, Homna and Tanahashi both miss Kokeshi attempts. Makabe traps Homna in the corner afterwards while landing a few strikes, Taguchi tags in and he misses a Kokeshi attempt against Homna. Makabe tags back in and he works over a cornered Homna, Yano tags in and he throws Homna and Tanahashi into the exposed corner.

Taguchi tags back in and he hits Homna with some hip attacks, Makabe tags back in and he works over a downed Homna. Homna fights back and he drops Makabe with a suplex, Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Yoshi-Hashi corners Makabe before landing a running chop, Yoshi-Hashi follows that up by hitting Makabe with a shoulder tackle. Makabe recovers to corner Yoshi-Hashi and land a clothesline followed by strikes, Yoshi-Hashi gets free by nailing Makabe with a power bomb. Tanahashi and Taguchi are eventually tagged into the match, Taguchi quickly drops a charging Tanahashi with a hip attack. Taguchi follows up by nailing Tanahashi with a few suplexes, Tanahashi recovers to hit Taguchi with a Twist N’ Shout. Tanahashi then hits Taguchi with a sling blade before going to the top rope, Tanahashi misses a High Fly Flow attempt. Taguchi goes for a running hip attack and Tanahashi avoids it, Homna tags in and he drops Taguchi before missing a Kokeshi attempt.

Taguchi then attacks Homna with palm strikes before tagging Yano in, Yano gets sent into the exposed corner before Homna misses a Kokeshi attempt. Tanahashi interferes and Homna hits Yano with a Kokeshi, Tanahashi and Homna then hit Yano with a double Kokeshi. Yoshi-Hashi then nails a downed Yano with a double knee strike, Homna goes to the middle rope and he nails Yano with a diving Kokeshi. Everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, Yano surprises Homna with a roll up during the madness for a three count.

Winners: Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe & Toru Yano, still the NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Champions

Kazuchika Okada & Kota Ibushi vs. Los Ingobernables (Sanada & Evil)

The match begins with Evil getting Ibushi in a headlock before dropping him with a shoulder tackle, Ibushi recovers and he nails Evil with a drop kick. Okada and Sanada get tagged in by their respective partners, Sanada and Okada go back and forth until Sanada drops him with a drop kick. A brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills to the arena floor, Sanada gets Okada back in the ring and he works him over before tagging Evil in. Evil corners Okada before landing a running back elbow strike, Evil follows that up with a bronco buster on Okada for a near fall. Sanada tags back in and he nails Okada with a back elbow strike, Sanada slows things down by holding Okada in a chin lock. Okada gets free and he eventually drops Sanada with a flapjack, Ibushi and Evil are tagged in by their respective partners. Ibushi quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team, Ibushi drops Evil with a multiple strike combination. Evil uses a referee distraction to nail Ibushi with a thrust kick to the midsection, Sanada tags in and he gets Ibushi in the Paradise Lock before nailing him with a basement drop kick for a near fall.

Ibushi eventually drops Sanada and he tags Okada into the match, Okada quickly drops sanada with a running elbow strike. Okada and Sanada have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Sanada ends the exchange by nailing Okada with a drop kick to the knee. Okada recovers and he nails Okada with a modified neck breaker, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. Okada looks for a tombstone pile driver and Sanada counters with a Skull End, Ibushi hits the ring to break the submission up. Sanada looks for another Skull End and he winds up eating a drop kick from Okada, Evil and Ibushi are tagged in by their respective partners. Ibushi and Evil have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Ibushi ends the exchange by nailing Evil with a power slam and moonsault for a near fall. Ibushi then hits Evil with a German suplex for a near fall, Ibushi sets up for a knee strike and Evil counters before landing Darkness Falls for a near fall. Evil and Ibushi exchange more strikes until Ibushi lands a head kick for a near fall, Sanada hits the ring and Okada takes him out.

Evil recovers and he drills Ibushi with a lariat, Evil then takes out Okada with an Everything Is Evil before eating a knee strike from Ibushi. Sanada returns and he nails Ibushi with a TKO, Evil then hits Ibushi with Everything Is Evil for a three count.

Winners: Los Ingobernables (Sanada & Evil)

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