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IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
Kazuchika Okada (c) def. Will Ospreay to retain the title
IWGP United States Championship
No DQ Match
Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Kenta (c) to win the title
Tetsuya Naito def. Jeff Cobb
Sanada def. Great-O-Khan
NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship
Bullet Club (Evil, Yujiro Takahashi & Sho) (c) def. Chaos (Yoshi-Hashi, Hirooki Goto & Yoh) to retain the titles
Fatal 4 Way Match
Minoru Suzuki def. CIMA, Chase Owens & Toru Yano to become the trophy holder
Stardom Special Match
Saya Kamitani & Tam Nakano def. Starlight Kid & Mayu Iwatani
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title Match
Flying Tigers (Tiger Mask IV & Robbie Eagles) (c) def. Mega Coaches (Rocky Romero & Ryusuke Taguchi) & Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo) to retain the titles
Los Ingobernables (Shingo Takagi, Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi) def. Suzuki-Gun (Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi & Douki)
Master Wato & TenCozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) def. Suzuki-Gun (El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taka Michinoku)
Yuji Nagata & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) def. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Gedo & Jado)
Yuji Nagata & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Gedo & Jado)
The match begins with Bullet Club jumping their opponents before the bell sounds, a brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills all over the place. Makabe battles Fale in the ring and Fale drops him with a shoulder block, Jado tags in and he rakes the eyes of Makabe on the ropes. Jado lands a few shots to the back of Makabe before standing on his midsection, Gedo tags in and he stomps away on a downed Makabe. Fale tags back in and he stands on the back of a downed Makabe with his partners, Makabe fights back and Fale quickly drops him. Jado hits the ring as Makabe fights back against them before dropping both with a double clothesline, Nagata tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Nagata nails the knee of Jado with a basement drop kick before getting dropped by Fale, Fale looks for the Grenade and Nagata gets him in a crossface instead for a short time. Homna tags in and Fale immediately drops him, Gedo tags in and he triple teams Homna with his partners for a near fall.
Jado distracts the ref before Makabe lays everybody out, Makabe and Homna double team Gedo for another near fall. Fale hits the ring and Makabe knocks him right back out of it, Homna nails a charging Gedo with a leaping Kokeshi followed by another Kokeshi. Homna then hits Gedo with a second rope Kokeshi for a three count.
Winners: Yuji Nagata & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Homna)
Master Wato & TenCozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) vs. Suzuki-Gun (El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taka Michinoku)
The match begins with Wato attacking Desperado and a brawl breaks out between both teams, Wato and Desperado battle in the ring while everybody else battles on the arena floor. Wato drops Desperado after landing a three pack of strikes on him, Desperado gets in a seated position while Wato nails him with some kicks. Wato corners Desperado before landing a leaping elbow strike and some stomps, Tenzan tags in and he stomps away on a downed Desperado. Kojima hits the ring to double team Desperado alongside Tenzan for a near fall, Tenzan corners Desperado while landing some headbutts. Tenzan follows up by landing a suplex on Desperado for a near fall, Kanemaru distracts Tenzan and that allows Suzuki-Gun to triple team him on the arena floor. Another brawl breaks out between both teams and it spills all over the place, Michinoku tags in and he rakes the eyes of a downed Tenzan. Michinoku corners Tenzan while landing some strikes, Kanemaru tags in and he works over a cornered Tenzan alongside Kanemaru for a near fall.
Tenzan recovers and he nails a charging Kanemaru with a Mountain Bomb, Michinoku interferes and Tenzan nails him with a spinning heel kick. Kojima tags in and he immediately starts cleaning house against the opposing team, Kojima nails Michinoku and Kanemaru with Machine Gun Chops. Kojima nails Michinoku with a DDT before landing a Koji Cutter on Kanemaru, Michinoku and Kanemaru recover to double team Kojima. Desperado and Wato are tagged in by their respective partners and they immediately start battling, Desperado eventually drops a charging Wato with a spine buster. Kojima and Tenzan hit the ring to nail Desperado with a 3D, Wato then hits Desperado with a tombstone pile driver for a near fall. Wato misses an RPV and Desperado nails him with a spear afterwards, Desperado then goes for Pinche Loco and Wato counters with a submission hold to force a tap out.
Winners: Master Wato & TenCozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima)
Los Ingobernables (Shingo Takagi, Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi) vs. Suzuki-Gun (Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi & Douki)
The match begins with Bushi dropping Douki with an arm drag, Bushi follows up with a middle rope hurricanrana on Douki. Takahashi tags in and Sabre Jr tags in as well a short time later, Sabre Jr nails Takahashi with a headbutt to the midsection. Sabre Jr trips up Takahashi afterwards before the two go through a series of reversals, Takahashi then drops Sabre Jr with a shoulder tackle. Sabre Jr looks for a hurricanrana and Sabre Jr counters with a heel hook, a brawl between members of both teams breaks out on the arena floor. Sabre Jr releases the hold before getting Takahashi in a modified surfboard stretch, Douki tags in and he slams Takahashi before landing a double stomp for a near fall. Taichi tags in and he double teams Takahashi in the corner alongside Douki, Taichi then kicks Takahashi in the back before choking him. Takahashi fights back and he drops Taichi with a hurricanrana, Takahashi follows up by nailing Taichi with an arm trap dragon screw leg whip.
Takagi tags in and he immediately starts cleaning house against the opposing team, Takagi eventually drops Taichi with a three strike combination. Taichi fights back and he drops Takagi with a back heel kick to the face, Taichi misses a head kick before landing an enziguri on Takagi. Takagi and Taichi exchange lariats until Takagi goes down, Douki tags in and he immediately goes to battle with Takagi. Douki sends Takagi out of the ring before clearing the ring as a whole, Douki then takes everybody out with a top rope dive. Douki gets Takagi in the ring before landing Daybreak for a near fall, Takagi recovers and he drops Douki with a DDT followed by a sliding lariat for a near fall. Sabre Jr hits the ring and Takagi quickly takes care of him, Bushi then takes out Taichi with a suicide dive on the arena floor. Takahashi and Takagi double team Douki in the ring, Takagi then hits Douki with Last Of The Dragon for a three count.
Winners: Los Ingobernables (Shingo Takagi, Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi)
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title Match
Flying Tigers (Tiger Mask IV & Robbie Eagles) (c) vs. Mega Coaches (Rocky Romero & Ryusuke Taguchi) vs. Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo)
The match begins with Phantasmo attacking Mask IV before the bell sounds, a brawl breaks out between the teams and it spills all over the place. Romero and Taguchi attack everybody with clotheslines and hip attacks, Romero then sends Eagles face first into the behind of Taguchi. Taguchi then lands a hip attack on a downed Eagles for a near fall, Eagles causes Taguchi to crash into Romero before taking both of them out. Phantasmo and Ishimori hit the ring before clearing most of it, Phantasmo then drops Eagles with a kick to the midsection. Ishimori holds Eagles while Phantasmo rakes his back, Ishimori also rakes the back of Eagles while Phantasmo keeps him at bay. Phantasmo and Ishimori keep Eagles in the ring while double teaming him, Romero returns and he knocks Ishimori out of the ring before eating a kick from Phantasmo. Taguchi returns and Phantasmo drops him before stomping on his hand multiple times, Phantasmo goes to the top rope and Eagles takes him down with a super hurricanrana.
Eagles takes out Ishimori afterwards with a suicide dive, the Mega Coaches then take out a few opponents with suicide dives. Mask IV returns and he nails Phantasmo with a super butterfly suplex followed by a tiger driver for a near fall, Ishimori returns as Mask IV takes everybody out with tilt-a-whirl back breakers. Eagles and Mask IV double team Romero, Eagles gets Romero in the Ron Miller Special and Phantasmo breaks it up. Mask IV then sends both Bullet Club members to the arena floor, Mega Coaches jump Mask IV before landing a double hip attack on Eagles. Mega Coaches then hit Eagles with a Black Hole Vacation for a near fall, Ishimori returns and he drops Taguchi with a kick to the head. Ishimori blocks a sliced bread before landing a double knee strike to his midsection, Phantasmo then hits Mask IV with a UFO before landing Thunder Kiss for a near fall. Phantasmo goes for a super kick and Eagles causes him to nail Ishimori instead, Phantasmo then gets surrounded and beat up by everybody else in the match. Eagles takes the boot off of Phantasmo and he finds a piece of metal in the boot, the referee is given the object and he throws the Bullet Club team out of the match.
The remaining two teams start battling each other and exchanging some pin attempts, Taguchi eventually drops Eagles with an enziguri. Mask IV sends a charging Taguchi out of the ring before landing a suicide dive, Romero misses a rebound kick and Eagles rolls him up for a near fall. Romero gets up and he catches Eagles in a roll up for a near fall, Eagles then nails Romero with a backpack snap mare before applying the Ron Miller Special to force a tap out.
Winners: Flying Tigers (Tiger Mask IV & Robbie Eagles), still your IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions
Stardom Special Match
Starlight Kid & Mayu Iwatani vs. Saya Kamitani & Tam Nakano
The match begins with Kid and Kamaitani going through some exchanges, Kid takes down Kamitani with a head scissors takedown followed by a drop kick. Iwatani tags in and she works with Kid to land a double 619 and double moonsault on Kamitani for a near fall, Iwatani then nails a seated Kamitani with a kick to the back. Kamitani recovers and she nails Iwatani with a spinning heel kick, Nakano tags in and she nails Iwatani with a drop kick. Iwatani fights back and she has a striking exchange with Nakano, Iwatani trips up Nakano before landing a kick to her head. Iwatani looks for a dragon suplex and Nakano defends before eating a crucifix bomb for a near fall, Nakano recovers and she nails Iwatani with a spinning head kick. Iwatani gets up quickly and she nails a charging Nakano with a sling blade, Kamitani and Kid are tagged in by their respective partners. Kamitani quickly nails Kid with a drop kick before missing a springboard leap, everybody hits the ring and Iwatani takes out both opponents with a double springboard arm drag.
Kid follows up by landing a dive on both opponents that sends them all crashing to the arena floor, Kamitani is sent back into the ring and Kid lands a twisting top rope splash for a near fall. Iwatani and Kid go to the top rope and Kid leaps off of her shoulders to land a cross body on Kamitani for a near fall, Kid goes for a Texas cloverleaf and Nakano breaks it up. Nakano clears the ring before taking her opponents out with a top rope dive, Kid is tossed back into the ring and Kamitani nails her with a springboard cross body block for a near fall. Kamitani also nails Kid with a fisherman suplex for another near fall, Kid recovers and she rolls up Kamitani for a near fall. Kid and Kamitani continue exchange roll ups for more near falls, Kamitani hits Kid with a schoolboy suplex for a near fall. Iwatani returns and she nails Kamitani with a super kick, Kid catches Kamitani in another roll up for another near fall. Nakano returns and she hits Iwatani with a tiger suplex, Kamitani then hits Kid with a Star Crusher and a Phoenix Sword for a three count.
Winners: Saya Kamitani & Tam Nakano
Fatal 4 Way Match
Minoru Suzuki vs. CIMA vs. Chase Owens vs. Toru Yano
The match begins with everybody attacking Yano as he enters the ring, Yano leaves the ring as Suzuki drops Owens with a single shot to the face. CIMA and Suzuki have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, CIMA drops Suzuki after landing a middle rope missile drop kick. Suzuki recovers and he briefly gets CIMA in a sleeper hold, Yano and Owens drag Suzuki out of the ring before CIMA takes everybody out with a suicide dive. CIMA gets Owens back in the ring and Owens hits him with a shoulder tackle, CIMA goes for a roll up and Owens counters by landing a knee strike. Suzuki returns and he attacks Owens while Yano removes a turnbuckle pad, Owens fires back at Suzuki and Suzuki drops him. Yano then sends Suzuki into the exposed corner, CIMA returns and he sends Yano into the exposed corner as well. CIMA suplexes Owens while holding Yano in an Indian death lock, Suzuki attacks CIMA while CIMA keeps Yano in the submission. Suzuki gets CIMA in a sleeperhold and Owens gets Suzuki in one at the same time, everybody eventually gets to the ropes to break their submission attempts.
Owens clears the ring before attacking a downed Yano, Owens then nails Yano with a knee strike before CIMA attacks him and nails him with an air raid crash. CIMA goes to the top rope and he nails Owens with a meteora for a near fall, Suzuki gets CIMA in a sleeper hold before Yano low blows him for a near fall. Suzuki recovers and he nails a charging Yano with a drop kick before landing a gotch style pile driver for a three count.
Winner: Minoru Suzuki, your KOPW 2022 Trophy Holder
After the match, Minoru Suzuki attacks Toru Yano and Yano manages to handcuff him to the top rope before escaping.
NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship
Bullet Club (Evil, Yujiro Takahashi & Sho) w/Dick Togo (c) vs. Chaos (Yoshi-Hashi, Hirooki Goto & Yoh)
The match begins with a massive brawl between both teams that spills all over the place, Goto gets Evil in the ring and he works him over in the corner. Goto corners Evil again before landing a spinning heel kick followed by a bulldog, Sho hits the ring and Yoh knocks him back out of the ring before taking him out with a dive. Evil rakes the eyes of Goto before sending him into the exposed corner, Evil sends Goto out of the ring and Tomohiro Ishii hits the ringside area to keep watch over Bullet Club. Goto gets back into the ring and Evil rakes his eyes again, Sho tags in and he gets Goto to his knees before landing a few kicks. Yoh hits the ring and he attacks Sho before eating a knee to the midsection, Takahashi tags in and he kicks a trapped Goto in the face. Takahashi looks for a fisherman buster suplex and Goto blocks it before landing a discus clothesline, Evil interferes and he prevents Goto from making a tag. Goto then causes Evil to hit Sho before nailing Evil with a back drop suplex, Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team.
Yoshi-Hashi traps Takahashi on the top rope before nailing him with a drop kick for a near fall, Takahashi fights back and he bites the hand of Yoshi-Hashi before landing a basement drop kick. Yoshi-Hashi recovers and he eats an Olympic slam from Takahashi, Yoshi-Hashi gets back up and he quickly drops Takahashi. Sho and Yoh are tagged in by their respective partners, Yoh quickly drops Sho before landing a basement drop kick. Sho gets back up and he exchanges jumping knee strikes with Yoh, Evil interferes and he trips up Yoh before all three Bullet Club members triple team him. Sho then hits Yoh with a power bomb for a near fall, Sho grabs the wrench and the referee is distracted while taking it from him. Togo interferes and he chokes Yoh with a steel wire before Ishii stops him, Yoshi-Hashi and Yoh hit Sho with a double super kick before Goto nails him with a ushigoroshi. Yoh goes for the Overdrive and Sho counters with a back body drop, Yoh gets up and he nails a charging Sho with a super kick followed by a DMV.
Takahashi distracts the referee so Evil can hit Yoh with a low blow, Sho then hits Yoh with a wrench before getting the three count.
Winners: Bullet Club (Evil, Yujiro Takahashi & Sho) w/Dick Togo, still your NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Champions
- Keiji Muto hits the ring with a contingent of Pro Wrestling NOAH stars following him, members of the roster take turns with the microphone talking about NOAH’s upcoming battle with NJPW at Wrestle Kingdom 16 Night 3. They talk about how NOAH can help NJPW fill the empty seats in the arena due to COVID, Shingo Takagi and members of Los Ingobernables hit the ring. Takagi questions what the NOAH wrestlers are doing in the Tokyo Dome and how NJPW will show NOAH why they are at the top of their game, LIJ starts to leave while NOAH taunts them. The NOAH wrestler claims that the NJPW stars cannot compete with the quality of wrestling presented by NOAH and NOAH will become the top promotion in Japan.
Sanada vs. Great-O-Khan
The match begins with some chain wrestling between Great-O-Khan and Sanada, Great-O-Khan trips up Sanada before working over his arm. Sanada gets free and he damages the arm of Great-O-Khan, Sanada then hits Great-O-Khan with an arm drag followed by a drop kick. Great-O-Khan avoids a dive from Sanada before getting back into the ring, Sanada gets back in the ring and Great-O-Khan knocks him back out of it. Great-O-Khan gets Sanada back in the ring and he slams him face first for a near fall, Great-O-Khan follows up by nailing Sanada with the stroke for a near fall. Great-O-Khan then hits Sanada with a front suplex before getting another pin attempt in, Sanada tries fighting back and Great-O-Khan nails him with some Mongolian chops. Sanada recovers and he nails a charging Great-O-Khan with a drop kick to the knees, Sanada drops Great-O-Khan a few more times before knocking him out of the ring and landing a dive. Sanada gets Great-O-Khan back in the ring and Great-O-Khan nails him with an elevated flat liner, Sanada avoids further punishment by getting out of the ring.
Great-O-Khan eventually takes Sanada out with a dive of his own, Great-O-Khan gets Sanada back in the ring before landing a reverse power slam for a near fall. Great-O-Khan kicks Sanada in the face before rolling him up for a near fall, Great-O-Khan gets Sanada up and Sanada escapes while looking for Skull End. Great-O-Khan avoids a moonsault from Sanada before getting him in a modified cross face, Sanada gets free and he fails at a Skull End attempt. Sanada looks for a roll up and Great-O-Khan blocks it while looking for a Dominator. Sanada escapes and Great-O-Khan gets him back in the Sheep Killer, Sanada gets free and Great-O-Khan picks him up. Sanada gets free again and he looks for a Skull End before landing a tiger suplex on Great-O-Khan for a near fall, Sanada goes for a top rope moonsault and Great-O-Khan gets his knees up. Great-O-Khan and Sanada have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Great-O-Khan ends the exchange by dropping Sanada with a right for a near fall.
Great-O-Khan then nails Sanada with a middle rope moonsault, Great-O-Khan then goes for an Eliminator and Sanada counters with a roll up for a three count.
Tetsuya Naito vs. Jeff Cobb
The match begins with Cobb jumping Naito just before the bell rings, Cobb traps Naito in the corner while landing a plethora of strikes. Naito fights back and he nails Cobb with a drop kick to the knee, Naito follows up by kicking away at the injured knee of Cobb. Naito knocks Cobb to the ringside edge and Cobb fights back, Cobb looks for a suplex and Naito gets free before drop kicking him to the arena floor, Naito then hits Cobb with a baseball slide drop kick to keep him out of the ring. Cobb recovers and he suplexes Naito into the ring post a few times before suplexing him onto the arena floor, Naito gets back into the ring and Cobb stomps away on him. Cobb gets Naito in a seated position before landing knee strikes and European uppercuts to his injured back, Cobb follows up by nailing Naito with a press slam. Cobb picks up Naito and he rams him into the corner multiple times, Cobb keeps Naito cornered while landing some strikes and a drop kick. Naito tries fighting back and Cobb drops him with a single shot, Naito recovers and he drops Cobb with a drop kick.
Naito starts landing a few blows before dropping Cobb and landing a basement drop kick to his knee, Naito drops Cobb in the corner before drop kicking him in the knee again. Naito then hits a cornered Cobb with a running drop kick, Naito keeps Cobb down while applying an Indian death lock to him. Cobb eventually makes it to the ropes to break the submission attempt, Naito misses a drop kick before Cobb nails him with an overhead release suplex. Cobb follows up by nailing Naito with a back suplex for a near fall, Naito fights back and he cracks Cobb with a tornado DDT. Naito keeps Cobb trapped in the corner before landing a drop kick to his knee and an esperanza, Naito then goes for Destino and Cobb blocks it before eating another drop kick to the knee. Naito gets Cobb on the top rope and he follows him up there, Naito goes for a hurricanrana and Cobb counters with a super power bomb. Cobb goes for the Tour Of The Island and Naito counters by applying a calf slicer to him, Cobb gets free after assaulting Naito with strikes.
Cobb then nails Naito with a dead lift release German suplex, Cobb goes for a lariat and Naito avoids it before landing an enziguri. Cobb recovers and he crushes a charging Naito with a clothesline, Cobb goes for a Tour Of The Islands again and Naito counters with a Valencia, Naito follows up by nailing Cobb with Destino for a three count.
Winner: Tetsuya Naito
IWGP United States Championship
No DQ Match
Kenta (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
The match begins with Kenta grabbing a kendo stick for himself and Tanahashi, a kendo stick duel breaks out between Tanahashi and Kenta. Tanahashi wins the duel and he lands multiple kendo stick shots on Kenta, Kenta leaves the ring and Tanahashi follows him while landing more kendo stock shots. Kenta grabs his title belt and he hits Tanahashi in the head with it, Kenta grabs a kendo stick and he nails Tanahashi with it. Kenta gets Tanahashi back in the ring and he follows him in there while landing more kendo stick shots, Kenta leaves the ring and he returns after bringing steel chairs and other weapons into the ring. Kenta grabs a steel chair and he hits Tanahashi with it, Kenta grabs a trash can lid and he nails Tanahashi in the head with it. Kenta leaves the ring again and he brings a ladder back into it, Kenta sets the ladder up in the corner and he throws Tanahashi into it. Kenta grabs the kendo stick again and he nails Tanahashi with it, Kenta grabs a garbage can and Tanahashi drops kicks him and he falls face first into the garbage can.
Tanahashi grabs the trash can lid and he hits Kenta in the head with it, Tanahashi grabs the garbage can and he hits Kenta in the head with it. Tanahashi traps Kenta in the garbage can before hitting him with a steel chair, Tanahashi leaves the ring and he returns with a guitar. Tanahashi then smashes the guitar over the head of Kenta, Tanahashi leaves the ring again and he sets up a table on the arena floor. Tanahashi gets to the ring apron before he nails and attacks Kenta with a dragon screw leg whip, Tanahashi looks for a cloverleaf and Kenta hits him in the head with a briefcase. Kenta gets up and he uses the briefcase while hitting Tanahashi with a Psycho Knee, Kenta then sends Tanahashi out of the ring and he follows him out there. Kenta gets Tanahashi on the table before climbing to the top rope, Tanahashi recovers and he meets Kenta on the top rope. Kenta and Tanahashi exchange some strikes until Tanahashi knocks Kenta back into the ring, Tanahashi stays outside the ring before throwing a bunch of chairs into the ring.
Tanahashi sets up for a German suplex and Kenta defends, Tanahashi then nails Kenta with a sling blade onto the pile of chairs. Tanahashi goes for a High Fly Flow and he lands on the pile of chairs after Kenta gets out of the way, Kenta traps Tanahashi in the corner before placing a bunch of chairs on top of him. Kenta then nails a trapped Tanahashi with a corner drop kick, Kenta looks for a Go To Sleep and Tanahashi counters with multiple Twist N’ Shouts. Tanahashi leaves the ring again and he gets the table into it, Tanahashi places Kenta on top of the table before placing a chair on top of him. Tanahashi goes to the top rope and Kenta hits him in the head with a chair, Kenta meets Tanahashi on the top rope and he looks for a superplex. Kenta then nails Tanahashi with a top rope falcon arrow through the table, Kenta leaves the ring and he brings another table back into the ring. Kenta hits Tanahashi with a few shots before leaving the ring and bringing a large ladder back into it, Kenta takes forever to set up the supersized ladder in the ring. Kenta sets up the table as well before putting Tanahashi on top of it, Kenta climbs the ladder and Tanahashi gets up to shake the ladder to make Kenta fall off of it. Tanahashi grabs Kenta and he places him on top of the table, Tanahashi climbs the ladder and he nails Kenta with a High Fly Flow that puts him through the table for a three count.
Winner: Hiroshi Tanahashi, your new IWGP United States Champion
IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Will Ospreay
The match begins with some chain wrestling between Ospreay and Okada, Okada gets Ospreay down and he briefly works over his legs. Ospreay gets free and Okada gets him in a headlock a short time later, Ospreay gets free and Okada drops him with a shoulder tackle. Ospreay gets angry and Okada drops him with a boot to the face, Ospreay fights back and Okada nails him with a back body drop. Okada picks Ospreay up and he lands some strikes to his back, Ospreay looks for a kick and Okada blocks it before landing a neck breaker on him. Okada holds Ospreay down while applying a chin lock to him, Ospreay gets free and he misses a charge into the corner. Ospreay gets Okada to the top rope before knocking him to the ring apron after landing a chop, Ospreay then hits Okada with a rope assisted DDT for a near fall. Ospreay follows up by nailing Okada with a springboard forearm strike, Ospreay follows Okada out of the ring before nailing him with some more strikes. Ospreay drags Okada towards the barricade before choking him on it, Ospreay gets Okada back into the ring before kicking him in the back a few times.
Okada gets up and Ospreay nails him with a series of forearm strikes, Ospreay traps the arm of Okada while landing some chops. Ospreay follows up by nailing Okada with a spinning back breaker for a near fall, Ospreay keeps Okada down while applying a kravat to him. Okada gets free and he sends Ospreay into the corner before landing a flapjack, Okada drops Ospreay a few times before landing a running back elbow strike. Okada follows up by nailing Ospreay with a DDT for a near fall, Ospreay looks to fight back and Okada nails him with a modified neck breaker for a near fall. Okada looks for a tombstone pile driver and Ospreay defends before getting to the ring apron, Ospreay gets Okada to the ring apron as well. Ospreay and Okada have a striking exchange on the ring apron, Okada uses a shotgun drop kick to knock Ospreay into the ring post and down to the arena floor. Okada follows up by sending Ospreay over the barricade, Okada go for the leap over the barricade and Ospreay causes him to injure his knee in the process.
Ospreay climbs up the lighting rig and he does a moonsault off of it onto Okada, Ospreay gets Okada back into the ring and he goes to the top rope. Ospreay then hits Okada with a top rope forearm strike to the back of the head, Ospreay also nails Okada with a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Ospreay looks for a hold when Okada fights back, Ospreay quickly recovers and he nails Okada with an enziguri. Okada leaves the ring and Ospreay goes for a suicide dive, Okada catches Ospreay before landing a tombstone pile driver on the arena floor. Okada gets Ospreay back into the ring before landing a missile drop kick for a near fall, Okada follows up by getting Ospreay in the Money Clip. Ospreay gets free and Okada nails him with a drop kick, Okada slams Ospreay before returning to the top rope and landing a top rope elbow drop. Okada looks for a Rainmaker and Ospreay escapes before landing a head kick, Ospreay avoids a drop kick before eating knees on a standing shooting star press attempt.
Ospreay recovers again before catching a leaping Okada and landing a sit out power bomb for a near fall, Ospreay grabs Okada and he traps him on the top rope. Ospreay proceeds to nail Okada with multiple head kicks, Ospreay then hits Okada with a top rope shooting star press. Ospreay goes back to the top rope to land a second shooting star press for a near fall, Ospreay follows up by nailing Okada with an Os Cutter for a near fall. Ospreay then drops Okada after landing a Chelsea Green, Ospreay misses the Hidden Blade and he still manages to land a tombstone pile driver a short time later. Ospreay goes for a Rainmaker and Okada avoids it before landing a Storm Breaker for a near fall, Okada goes for the Rainmaker and Ospreay defends before eating a drop kick. Okada follows up by landing another drop kick on Ospreay, Okada goes for a Rainmaker and Ospreay counters with a one man Spanish fly. Ospreay picks up Okada before landing some short arm clotheslines on him, Ospreay then hits Okada with a Super Os Cutter for a near fall.
Ospreay goes for Storm Breaker and Okada counters with a tombstone pile driver, Okada goes for a Rainmaker and Ospreay counters before finally eating a Rainmaker. Okada follows up by landing a second Rainmaker on Ospreay for a near fall, Okada then gets Ospreay in the Money Clip. Ospreay gets free and he eventually nails Okada with a Rainmaker, Ospreay and Okada have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring until Ospreay goes down. Okada follows up by nailing Ospreay with a series of Rainmakers, Ospreay escapes a Rainmaker attempt to hit Okada with a pop up forearm strike and the Hidden Blade for a near fall. Ospreay looks for a Storm Breaker and Okada defends against before attempting a roll up for a near fall, Ospreay then hits Okada with a hook kick to the head. Okada goes for more Rainmakers and Ospreay counters with a knee strike, Ospreay goes for the Hidden Blade and Okada counters with a drop kick into a Michinoku driver. Okada then hits Ospreay with a Rainmaker for a three count.
Winner: Kazuchika Okada, still the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion
After the match, Tetsuya Naito interrupts Kazuchika Okada's post-match speech and he challenges Okada for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship. Okada accepts and Naito walks out of the ring to head backstage, Okada promises the crowd he'll be involved in more great title match and he thanks the crowd for their support. Okada addresses Antoni Inoki and he wants him to get better so they can stand in the ring together one day.