NJPW Road To Power Struggle ‘20 Day 1 Results: NEVER 6 Man Openweight Tag Titles Are Defended

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NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship
Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Yoshi-Hashi) (c) def. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, Zack Sabre Jr. & Douki) to retain the titles

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Sanada) def. Bullet Club (Evil & Dick Togo)

Kota Ibushi, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tomoaki Homna def. Bullet Club (Kenta, Jay White & Gedo)

Los Ingobernables (Bushi, Shingo Takagi & Hiromu Takahashi) def. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)

Will Ospreay & Great-O-Khan def. Kazuchika Okada & Gabriel Kidd

Yuya Uemura def. Yota Tsuji


Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemura

The match begins with some chain wrestling between Tsuji and Uemura, Tsuji gets Uemura in a headlock. Uemura gets free and he starts working over the arm of Tsuji, Uemura drops Tsuji and he gets him in a chin lock. Tsuji gets free and Uemura gets him into a head scissors, Tsuji gets free and Uemura works over his arm again. Tsuji gets up as Uemura continues wrenching away on his arm, Tsuji gets Uemura down while getting him in a head scissors. Uemura gets free and he drops Tsuji before smashing his arm on the mat below, Uemura holds Tsuji down while working over his arm. Uemura goes for an arm bar and Tsuji makes his way to the ropes, Uemura attacks Tsuji with elbow strikes to the injured arm. Tsuji recovers and he drops Uemura with a few slams, Uemura gets up and Tsuji drops him again before getting him in a camel clutch. Tsuji releases the hold and he nails Uemura with a splash before getting him in a bow and arrow stretch, Tsuji then gets Uemura in a modified Boston crab and Uemura gets to the ropes. Tsuji gets Uemura up and he cracks him with a bunch of strikes, Tsuji goes for a suplex and Uemura escapes before landing a drop kick.

Uemura then rolls for an arm bar and Tsuji manages to get to the ropes, Uemura and Tsuji have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring until Uemura goes down. Uemura drops Tsuji with an arm drag before landing a bridging arm trap suplex for a three count.

Winner: Yuya Uemura

Kazuchika Okada & Gabriel Kidd vs. Will Ospreay & Great-O-Khan w/ Bea Priestley

The match begins with Great-O-Khan and Ospreay jumping their opponents before the bell sounded, Great-O-Khan and Ospreay quickly start double teaming Okada. Great-O-Khan sends Okada out of the ring as Ospreay works over Kidd, Kidd fights back and he cracks Ospreay with some strikes followed by a slam. Kidd gets Ospreay up and he hits him with a few strikes, Bea Priestley interferes and Ospreay knocks a distracted Kidd to the arena floor. Ospreay and Priestley double team Kidd on the arena floor, Great-O-Khan grabs Okada and he throws him into the barricade. Ospreay gets Kidd back in the ring and he nails him with a slam for a near fall, Great-O-Khan tags in and he nails Kidd with Mongolian chops.Great-O-Khan follows up by hitting Kidd with an inverted side slam for a near fall, Great-O-Khan keeps Kidd down whole holding him in a chin lock. Okada argues with the ref while Kidd gets triple teamed in the corner, Ospreay tags in and he drops Kidd with a kick for a near fall. Kidd fights back and he nails Ospreay with a drop kick, Okada tags in and he quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team.

Great-O-Khan tags in and he immediately drops Okada for a near fall, Great-O-Khan gets Okada on the top rope before hanging him upside down in the corner. Great-O-Khan stomps away on a hanging Okada before landing a basement drop kick for a near fall, Okada fights back and he nails Great-O-Khan with a neck breaker. Okada looks for a tombstone pile driver and Great-O-Khan defends before eating a drop kick, Kidd tags in and he nails Great-O-Khan with a plethora of strikes. Kidd drops Great-O-Khan with a running forearm strike, Kidd looks for a suplex and Great-O-Khan defends before eating a drop kick for a near fall. Great-O-Khan recovers and he hits Kidd with a back body drop, Great-O-Khan follows up with an inverted brain buster on Kidd for a near fall. Okada hits the ring and Ospreay nails him with a springboard forearm strike, Great-O-Khan hits Kidd with a claw slam for a three count.

Winners: Will Ospreay & Great-O-Khan w/ Bea Priestley

Los Ingobernables (Bushi, Shingo Takagi & Hiromu Takahashi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru)

The match begins with Kanemaru attacking Bushi from behind, Bushi quickly fights back to knock Kanemaru out of the ring. Takagi hits the ring and he double teams Desperado alongside Bushi, Kanemaru interferes again and that instigates a brawl between both teams that spills all over the arena. Suzuki traps Takagi’s arm in the barricade while working it over, Desperado gets Bushi back in the ring and he stomps away on him. Suzuki tags in and he cracks Bushi with a few strikes before getting him in a Boston crab, Takagi hits the ring and he breaks the submission attempt up. Desperado tags in and he immediately drops Bushi with a slam, Kanemaru tags in and he hits Bushi with a suplex for a near fall. Kanemaru follows up by dropping Bushi with a hard Irish whip into the corner, Desperado tags back in and he avoids a drop kick from Bushi. Bushi fights back and he drops Desperado with a middle rope huracanrana, Takahashi tags in and he immediately starts cleaning house against the opposing team. Takahashi clears the ring before hitting Desperado and Kanemaru with a missile drop kick from the ring apron, Takahashi gets Desperado back in the ring before landing a falcon arrow for a near fall.

Desperado fights back and he nails a charging Takahashi with a spine buster, Desperado and Takahashi have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Desperado ends the exchange by laying out Takahashi with a spear, Takahashi recovers and he propels a charging Desperado into the corner. Suzuki and Takagi are tagged in and they immediately get into a striking exchange, Suzuki eventually gets Takagi in a sleeper hold. Takagi defends against a pile driver and Suzuki still manages to hit him with a penalty kick, Suzuki and Takagi have another striking exchange. Kanemaru tags in after Suzuki gets Takagi in a sleeper hold, Suzuki-Gun hits the ring and they triple team Takagi so Kanemaru can get a near fall on him. Kanemaru goes for Deep Impact and Takagi catches him before landing a belly to belly suplex, Kanemaru uses a ref distraction to roll up Takagi for a near fall. Takagi recovers and Kanemaru gets triple teamed by LIJ, Takagi then hits Kanemaru with a death valley driver and pumping bomber for a three count.

Winners: Los Ingobernables (Bushi, Shingo Takagi & Hiromu Takahashi)

Kota Ibushi, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tomoaki Homna vs. Bullet Club (Kenta, Jay White & Gedo)

The match begins with White immediately tagging Kenta into the match, Ibushi follows suit and he tags Tanahashi into the match. Kenta tags Gedo in and Tanahashi tags Homna in, Gedo immediately drops Homna with an eye rake before getting him in a headlock. Homna fights back and he drops Gedo with a shoulder tackle, Homna goes for a kokeshi and Gedo gets out of the way. Homna recovers to hit Gedo with a slam before White drags him out of the ring, White sends Homna into the barricade a few times. Kenta joins in and he double teams Homna on the arena floor with White before getting him back into the ring, White tags in and he gets Homna in a front headlock. Kenta tags in and he nails a cornered Homna with some shoulder thrusts. Kenta follows up by dropping Homna with a back kick before landing multiple knee drops, Homna fights back and Kenta drops him before attacking Tanahashi. Homna recovers and he fights back against Kenta before landing a suplex, Tanahashi tags in and he immediately starts cleaning house against the opposing team. Tanahashi drops Kenta before landing a middle rope swanton bomb for a near fall, Kenta fights back and he catches Tanahashi in a roll up for a near fall.

Kenta follows up on that by nailing Tanahashi with a tornado DDT and a top rope clothesline for a near fall, Tanahashi recovers and he drops Kenta with a sling blade. Ibushi and White are tagged in by their respective partners, Ibushi quickly drops White before landing a multiple strike combination. Ibushi drops White before landing a standing moonsault for a near fall, Ibushi misses a kick and White nails him with a dragon screw leg whip. White follows up by nailing Ibushi with a DDT, Gedo tags in and he immediately drops Ibushi for a near fall. Kenta looks to hit Ibushi with his briefcase and Tanahashi prevents it, White interferes next and Homna takes him out. Ibushi then levels Gedo with a knee strike for a three count.

Winners: Kota Ibushi, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tomoaki Homna

Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Sanada) vs. Bullet Club (Evil & Dick Togo)

The match begins with Naito attacking Evil with some strikes before getting him in a headlock, Evil gets free and he gets Naito in a headlock. Naito gets free and Evil drops him with a shoulder tackle, Naito recovers to hit Evil with an arm drag and huracanrana. Sanada tags in and he attacks Evil with a bunch of strikes before dropping him with a back elbow strike, Naito tags back in and he double teams Evil alongside Sanada for a near fall. Naito keeps Evil down while stomping away on him, Togo interferes and he attacks Naito from behind. Evil knocks Naito out of the ring before a brawl breaks out between both teams on the arena floor, Togo gets Naito back in the ring so Evil can work him over. Naito tries fighting back and Evil sends him into an exposed corner, Togo tags in and he stomps away on Naito before ripping away at his face. Togo holds Naito down while applying a chin lock to him, Evil tags in and he gets Naito out of the ring before sending him into the barricade. Evil gets Naito back in the ring before double teaming him with Togo for a near fall, Naito recovers to hit Evil with an atomic drop followed by an enziguri.

Sanada tags in and he immediately starts cleaning house against the opposing, Sanada knocks Evil to the arena floor before nailing him with a dive. Sanada gets Evil back in the ring before getting a near fall on a pin attempt, Evil uses a ref distraction to hit Sanada with a side slam. Togo tags in and he stomps away on a downed Sanada, Togo catches Sanada in a roll up before applying a cross face to him. Sanada eventually gets to the ropes and Togo nails him with more strikes, Sanada fights back and Evil trips him up. Togo gets a steel chair while Evil distracts the ref and he attacks Sanada with it, Sanada fights back and he nails Togo with a back body drop onto the chair. Evil interferes and Naito gets him out of the ring before sending him into the barricade, Naito and Sanada double teams Togo before Sanada lands a TKO for a near fall. Sanada gets Togo in Skull End and a tap out follows.

Winners: Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito & Sanada)

NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship
Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Yoshi-Hashi) (c) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, Zack Sabre Jr. & Douki)

The match begins with Yoshi-Hashi and Douki having a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Yoshi-Hashi ends the exchange by finally dropping Douki. Douki gets up before Yoshi-Hashi nails him with a few strikes followed by a neck breaker, Suzuki-Gun hits the ring and a brawl breaks out with Chaos. Chaos clears most of the ring before triple teaming Douki, Taichi and ZSJ return and they both get triple teamed. ZSJ interferes again and he attacks Yoshi-Hashi from behind, Douki attacks Chaos with his pipe while ZSJ distracts the referee. A second brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills all over the place, Douki gets his pipe again and he chokes Yoshi-Hashi with it. Taichi grabs some cable wire and he chokes Yoshi-Hashi with it, Taichi gets Yoshi-Hashi back in the ring and Douki briefly works him over. Yoshi-Hashi is tossed out of the ring again and ZSJ works over his arm, ZSJ traps Yoshi-Hashi’s arm in the barricade while kicking away at it. Yoshi-Hashi is tossed back into the ring and Taichi tags into the match, Taichi keeps Yoshi-Hashi down while choking him. ZSJ tags in and he attacks a cornered Yoshi-Hashi, ZSJ focuses his attack on the injured arm of Yoshi-Hashi.

Yoshi-Hashi fights back and he drops ZSJ with a suplex, Goto tags in and he immediately starts cleaning house against the opposing team. ZSJ fights back and he looks for an arm bar before catching Goto in an octopus stretch, Goto gets free and ZSJ nails him with a few kicks. Goto blocks a penalty kick from ZSJ before landing a ushigoroshi on him, Taichi and Ishii are tagged in by their respective partners. Ishii and Taichi go back and forth until Ishii drops him with a shoulder tackle, Taichi and Ishii have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Douki interferes and he helps Taichi attack the injured knee of Ishii, Douki nails the injured knee of Ishii with a top rope axe handle smash. Yoshi-Hashi hits the ring to attack Taichi and Douki, Ishii returns and he nails Taichi with a back drop driver. ZSJ returns and he attacks the injured knee of Ishii before double teaming him alongside Taichi, Goto hits the ring to attack Taichi and ZSJ. Douki interferes and he attacks Ishii with his pipe, Taichi and ZSJ double team Ishii inside of the ring. Taichi eventually nails Ishii with a head kick for a near fall, Taichi follows up with a power bomb on Ishii for a near fall.

Taichi keeps Ishii down while holding him in a single leg crab, Goto hits the ring to break the submission attempt up. Ishii blocks a super kick before dropping Taichi with a headbutt, Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he attacks Taichi with some strikes. Yoshi-Hashi misses a charge into the corner and Taichi nails him with a head kick, Douki tags in and he attacks Yoshi-Hashi with a few clotheslines. Yoshi-Hashi and Douki have another striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Yoshi-Hashi ends the exchange by hitting Douki with a Headhunter. Chaos hits the ring and they all triple team Douki, Taichi drags some Chaos members out of the ring before Douki takes everyone out with a dive. Douki gets Yoshi-Hashi back in the ring and he lands the widow’s peak roll up for a near fall, Douki goes for his slingshot x-factor and Yoshi-Hashi avoids it. Everybody hits the ring and they all take each other out, Suzuki-Gun gains control of the ring and Douki nails Yoshi-Hashi with a slingshot x-factor for a near fall. Douki then gets Yoshi-Hashi in an arm trap choke and Taichi nails him with a head kick for a near fall, all of Suzuki-Gun gets all of Chaos in submission holds until they all get to the ropes.

Douki goes for a wheelbarrow slam and Yoshi-Hashi escapes to land a mule kick, Chaos hits the ring and they all triple team Douki for a near fall. Yoshi-Hashi follows up by nailing Douki with a Western Lariat for a near fall, Yoshi-Hashi goes for Kharma on Douki and all of Suzuki-Gun lays him out for a near fall. Douki follows up by crushing Yoshi-Hashi with a lariat, Douki then hits Yoshi-Hashi with a springboard double stomp for another near fall. Douki then hits Yoshi-Hashi with a wheelbarrow dragon suplex for a near fall, Goto hits the ring and he hits Douki with a GTW. Everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, Yoshi-Hashi tries fighting back and Douki lands a drop kick on him. Yoshi-Hashi recovers to hit Douki with a DDT before applying the Butterfly Lock to him, Yoshi-Hashi transitions to a sleeper hold on Douki. Yoshi-Hashi goes for Kharma and Douki counters with a few roll ups for a few near falls, Taichi and ZSJ return to the ring befor egetting taken out by Chaos. Yoshi-Hashi and Goto nail Douki with an elevated GTR, Yoshi-Hashi finally hits Douki with Kharma for a three count.

Winners: Chaos (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Yoshi-Hashi), still the NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Champions

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