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You can see the full results below.
ROH World Title Match: Adam Cole (Champion) def. Yoshi-Hashi to retain the title
IWGP NEVER Openweight Title Match: Hirooki Goto (Champion) def. Punisher Martinez to retain the title
Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Cody, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) def. Choas (Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay) & Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay)
Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page) def. Juice Robinson, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Jay Lethal
War Machine (Hanson & Raymond Rowe) def. Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa)
Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, Evil, Sanada & Bushi) def. Ryusuke Taguchi, Tiger Mask IV, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Dalton Castle & Delirious
Silas Young & Jado def. Kushida & David Finlay
Match By Match Recap
Before the match begins, Silas Young grabs the microphone and tells the crowd that they should be respecting the real men in this match.
David Finlay & Kushida vs. Silas Young & Jado
The match begins with Young and Jado jumping their opposition before the bell rings, Finlay fights with Jado on the arena floor as Kushida fights Young in the ring. Kushida attacks Young with a series of kicks followed by a cartwheel drop kick, Young rolls out of the ring and Kushida catches him with a suicide dive. Jado goes in the ring and he nails Kushida with a rope assisted DDT, Jado starts stomping on a downed Kushida. Young tags in and he throws Kushida into the turnbuckle pad before stomping on him, Jado tags in again and he chops Kushida multiple times. Jado catches Kushida with a few clotheslines in the corner before going to the middle rope, Jado dives off the rope and Kushida gets his foot up to nail him in the face.
Young tags in and he rakes the back of Kushida for a near fall, Jado and Young nail Kushida with a series of double team moves for another near fall. Kushida recovers to drop both members of the opposing team with a handspring elbow strike, Finlay tags in and he attacks his opponents with European uppercuts. Finlay then catches Young with a uranage back breaker for a near fall, Jado interferes and he drops Finlay with a clothesline. Young catches an interfering Kushida with a back breaker, Finlay recovers and assaults Young with forearm strikes. Young responds by nailing Finlay with a Finlay Roll followed by a split legged moonsault for a near fall, Young then hits Finlay with a knee strike followed by Misery for the three count.
Winners: Silas Young & Jado
Ryusuke Taguchi, Tiger Mask IV, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Dalton Castle & Delirious vs. Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, Evil, Sanada & Bushi)
The match begins with Castle and Sanada doing some chain wrestling, Sanada gets angry and he rips away at the face of Castle. Sanada ties up Castle and then he mocks him, Castle catches a leaping Sanada before nailing him with an overhead release suplex. Mask IV and Bushi get the tags from their respective partners, Mask IV drops Bushi with a spin kick to the midsection. Mask IV then catches a charging Bushi with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker, Liger tags in and he tries to double team Bushi with Mask IV until a brawl breaks out between everybody in the match. Bushi fights Mask IV in the ring while everybody else fights on the arena floor, Sanada and Naito hit the ring to double team Mask IV. Evil tags in and he crushes Mask IV with a senton bomb, Takahashi tags in and he assaults Mask IV with chops.
Takahashi goes to the top rope and Mask IV arm drags him off the ropes, Mask IV nails Takahashi with a Tiger Driver before tagging Taguchi in the match. Taguchi starts attacking all members of the opposition with hip attacks, Taguchi and Takahashi exchange ankle lock attempts. Taguchi then nails Takahashi with an enzaguri, Takahashi recovers by throwing a charging Taguchi into the turnbuckle. Castle and Evil get the tags from their respective partners, Castle nails Evil with some chops and a back suplex. Delirious tags in and he catches Evil with a leaping clothesline, Delirious then hits Evil with a front slam followed by several kicks for a near fall. Another huge brawl breaks out between everybody in the match, Delirious brings a chair into the match and the referee takes it away from him. Delirious then catches Evil with a series of roll ups for near falls, Naito hits the ring to double team Delirious with Evil. Evil hits Delirious with the STO for the three count.
Winners: Los Ingobernables (Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, Evil, Sanada & Bushi)
After the match, a member of Los Ingobernables unmasks Tiger Mask IV while Ryusuke Taguchi and Hiromu Takahashi brawl around ringside.
War Machine (Hanson & Raymond Rowe) vs. Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tonga Roa)
The match begins with Tama nailing Hanson to knock him off the ring apron and Rowe does the same to Roa, Tama rolls to the ring apron and Rowe German suplexes him into the ring. Hanson tags in and he double teams Tama with Rowe, Rowe tags back in and he drops Tama with a single punch. Tama escpaes the grip of Rowe before dropping him with a drop kick, Roa tags in and he attacks both members of War Machine. Roa then catches Rowe with a spine buster for the near fall, Roa traps Rowe in the ropes before assaulting him with strikes. Rowe tries fighting back and Roa drops him with a headbutt, the Guerrillas then double team Rowe for a near fall.
Tama mounts Rowe before assaulting him with a plethora of punches, Rowe then drops Tama with a forearm strike before tagging Hanson in. Hanson quickly starts cleaning house on both members of the opposition, Hanson nails both members of the Guerrillas with a series of running clotheslines, Hanson then hits both members of the opposing team with a Bronco Buster. Tama rolls up Rowe for a near fall after Hanson missed Decapitation, Guerrilas then hit Rowe with a power bomb into a neck breaker for a near fall. War Machine hit Tama with a pop up power slam for a near fall, Hanson catches Roa on the arena floor with a suicide dive. War Machine goes for Fallout and Roa stops it from happening, the Guerrillas nail Rowe with a diving headbutt and top rope splash for a near fall.
(Note: The english feed to NJPW World died and I missed the rest of the match, which War Machine won.)
Winners: War Machine
After the match, War Machine cut a promo saying that they are coming for the IWGP Tag Team Titles.
More action on Page Two...
Juice Robinson, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Jay Lethal vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page)
The match begins with Page briefly holding Lethal in a side headlock, Lethal escapes and he plants Page with a neck breaker. Lethal quickly attacks Page with a drop kick before tagging Robinson in, Robinson catches Page with a top rope axe handle drop. Page recovers and he rips away at the face of Robinson before tagging Fale in, Robinson attacks Fale with a series of running clotheslines. Takahashi interferes and Tanahashi does the same to Fale, Tanahashi tags in and he gets dropped alongside Robinson with a shoulder tackle from Fale. Fale gets Robinson outside the ring before throwing him into the barricade, a brawl breaks out on the arena floor between everybody in the match. Takahashi tags in and he stomps on a downed Robinson, Takahashi traps Robinson in the corner before nailing him with a running boot to the face.
Page tags in and he double teams Robinson alongside Takahashi for a near fall, Robinson tries fighting back and Page tags Takahashi back into the match. Takahashi slams Robinson before simply standing on his face, Robinson gets angry and he drops Takahashi with a single punch. Another brawl breaks out around the ring between everybody in the match, Robinson eventually drops Takahashi and Page.
(Note: The english feed died again for a short time, our coverage resumes where the feed went live again.)
Page gets triple teamed by all three members of the opposing team for a near fall, Page then catches a charging Lethal with a boot to the face as everybody brawls around the ring. Fale trips up Lethal and that allows Page to nail him with a lariat to score the three count.
Winners: Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page)
After the match, Yujiro Takahashi nails Juice Robinson with a low DDT.
IWGP NEVER Openweight Title Match: Hirooki Goto (Champion) vs. Punisher Martinez
The match begins with Goto holding Martinez in a headlock for a short time, Martinez then drops Goto with a shoulder tackle. Goto shoves Martinez into the ropes before nailing him with a series of strikes, Goto then sends a charging Martinez to the arena floor. Martinez returns to the ring and he catches Goto with a hip toss before knocking him out of the ring, Martinez goes out of the ring as well as he throws Goto into the barricade. Martinez then tosses Goto back into the ring to nail him with a leaping back elbow strike, Martinez slows things down a little bit by holding Goto in a chin lock. Goto fights back and Martinez nails him with a spinning heel kick to the face, Martinez goes to the corner and Goto nails him with a spinning back heel kick to the face.
Goto then drops a charging Martinez with a kick to the midsection, Goto goes to the top rope and he crushes Martinez with an elbow drop for a near fall. Goto and Martinez exchange forearm strikes in the center of the ring, Goto then hits a charging Martinez with a death valley driver into a neck breaker. Goto and Martinez both take turns nailing each other with clotheslines until Goto goes down, Martinez catches Goto with a spinning kick to the face for a near fall. Martinez charges at Goto and he lands a few leaping elbow strikes, Martinez follows that up by nailing Goto with a Falcon Arrow for a near fall. Martinez goes to the top rope and Goto rolls to the arena floor, Martinez catches a retreating Goto with a suicide dive. Martinez throws Goto back into the ring before catching him with a top rope spinning heel kick for a near fall, Martinez goes for the choke slam and Goto break sfree to nail him with a headbutt.
Goto goes for a kick and Martinez counters by dropping him with an uppercut, Martinez goes for the choke slam again and Goto counters with a GTR to get the three count.
Winner: Hirooki Goto, still your IWGP NEVER Openweight Champion
The rest of the card is on Page Three...
ROH World Title Match: Adam Cole (Champion) vs. Yoshi-Hashi
The match begins with Yoshi-Hashi and Cole working over each other arms, Cole then drops Yoshi-Hashi with a shoulder tackle. Yoshi-Hashi recovers and he drops Cole with a shoulder tackle of his own, Cole gets angry and he attacks Yoshi-Hashi with a series of strikes. Yoshi-Hashi recovers to nail Cole with a shoulder tackle followed by a slam, Yoshi-Hashi follows Cole around the ring while nailing him with forearm strikes. Yoshi-Hashi goes to the top rope and Cole shoves him off to the arena floor, Cole goes out of the ring and he throws Yoshi-Hashi into the barricade a few times. Cole throws Yoshi-Hashi back into the ring and he nails him with a few hard Irish whips into the turnbuckle, Yoshi-Hashi gets up and he attacks Cole with forearm strikes.
Yoshi-Hashi then drops Cole with a spinning mule kick to the midsection, Cole recovers and he drops a charging Yoshi-Hashi with a clothesline. Yoshi-Hashi counters the Last Shot from Cole by nailing him with a neck breaker, Yoshi-Hashi then catches a ducking Cole with a rolling neck breaker. Yoshi-Hashi follows that up with a running chop before drop kicking Cole in the back, Yoshi-Hashi goes for the power bomb and Cole escapes to nail him with an enzaguri followed by a shining wizard. Cole nails Yoshi-Hashi with a modified back breaker for the near fall, Cole then goes for the shining wizard and Yoshi-Hashi counters with a roll up followed by a shoulder breaker. Yoshi-Hashi then hits Cole with a power bomb with jack knife pin for a near fall, Yoshi-Hashi goes to the top rope and Cole gets his knees up during the swanton bomb attempt.
Yoshi-Hashi recovers and he locks Cole in the modified Rings Of Saturn, Cole eventually reaches the ropes to break the hold. Cole gets up and he catches Yoshi-Hashi with a pump kick to the face, Yoshi-Hashi counters another kick from Cole to lock him in the sleeper hold. Yoshi-Hashi releases the sleeper hold to nail Cole with a lung blower followed by a swanton bomb for a near fall, Cole then catches a charging Yoshi-Hashi with a pair of super kicks. Cole goes to the middle rope and he nails Yoshi-Hashi with a Destroyer for a near fall, Cole goes for the Last Shot and Yoshi-Hashi counters with a roll up for a near fall. Cole gets up first and he nails Yoshi-Hashi with a series of super kicks, Cole then hits Yoshi-Hashi with a shining wizard for a near fall. Cole then hits Yoshi-Hashi with the Last Shot for the three count.
Winner: Adam Cole, still your ROH World Heavyweight Champion
Choas (Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay) & Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay) vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Cody, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)
The match begins with Okada taunting Omega before tagging Mark into the match just as Cody gets tagged into the match, Mark starts attacking Cody with a series of chops. Mark then drops Cody with a few arm drags before tagging Jay into the match, Cody kicks Jay in the midsection and head before tagging Nick in. Nick quickly nails jay with a drop kick, Jay fights back by dropping Nick after landing a series of jabs and punches. Ospreay tags in and he quickly drops Nick with a drop kick, Matt interferes and Ospreay knocks both Bucks out of the ring with a double arm drag. The Bucks return to the ring and catch a flying Ospreay, Ospreay uses a head scissors to launch Matt into Nick. Ospreay gets trapped on the ring apron and the Bucks drop kick him to the arena floor, Ospreay is brought back into the ring as Cody tags in.
Cody assaults Ospreay with a plethora of stomps in the corner, Omega tags in and he cracks Ospreay with an elbow strike followed by a back breaker for a near fall. Omega then slams the face of Ospreay into the boots of the Bucks, Nick tags back in and he slams the face of Ospreay into the boots of his teammates. Ospreay recovers and he throws Nick into the propped up feet of his teammates, Ospreay goes for the tag and his partners are taken out by the Bullet Club. Nick then clobbers Ospreay with a running knee strike to the face, Ospreay takes out all the members of Bullet Club for a short time before eating tons of super kicks from the Bucks. The Bucks hit Ospreay with a moonsault/splash combination for a near fall, Omega tags in and he stomps on a downed Ospreay. Omega catches Ospreay with a slam followed by an elbow drop for a near fall, Omega slows things down by holding Ospreay in a chin lock.
Ospreay starts fighting back and Cody interferes to slow him down, Ospreay then hits Omega with a stunner and a satellite DDT. Okada and Cody get the tags from their respective partners, Okada catches Cody with a back elbow strike and then the Bucks interfere. Okada briefly takes out both Bucks with forearms strikes and a double flapjack, Cody nails the distracted Okada with a Beautiful Disaster. Okada recovers to hit Cody with a modified neck breaker, Mark tags in and he nails Omega with an enzaguri. Jay tags in and he crushes Omega with a lariat, the Briscoes then attack Matt with a series of double team moves. Mark then takes out members of Bullet Club with a suicide dive, Mark then hits a downed Nick with an elbow drop on the arena floor. Ospreay knocks Omega to the arena floor before catching him with a suicide dive, Okada goes to the top rope and Cody meets him up there.
Ospreay helps by getting Okada off the top rope and then himself up there, Cody then suplexes Ospreay off the top rope and onto everybody who’s on the arena floor. Omega and Okada exchange a ton of forearm strikes in the middle of the ring, Omega drops a charging Okada with the Knee Trigger. Omega goes for the One Winged Angel and Okada escapes, Okada looks for The Rainmaker and the Bucks interfere to nail him with a double super kick. Omega and the Buck then crack Okada with a triple super kick, Ospreay hits the ring and he nails Omega with a handspring enzaguri. Cody stsrats clearing the ring until Jay levels him with a forearm strike, Jay then drops the Bucks with a clothesline. Okada returns and he cracks a charging Omega with a drop kick, Jay then places Omega on the top rope and he follows him up there. Jay then plants Omega with a superplex, Okada and Mark then hit Omega with top rope elbow drops.
Okada goes for The Rainmaker and Omega counters by landing a knee strike, Ospreay hits the ring and he nails a charging Omega with a one man Spanish fly. Ospreay and Cody get the tags from their respective partners, Ospreay traps Cody in the corner before nailing him with a running drop kick. Ospreay hits Cody with a Falcon Arrow for the near fall, Ospreay goes to the top rope and Nick interferes to distract him, Ospreay catches Cody with a roll up for a near fall. Ospreay then hits Rhodes with a 720 Kick to the head, Cody catches Ospreay with the Cross Rhodes from out of nowhere for the three count.
Winners: Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Cody, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)
After the match, Kenny Omega grabs the microphone and he says the Bullet Club are the best in the world, Omega then says the fans saw a party in the ring tonight. Omega then declares that 2017 will be the year of Bullet Club and he wishes the fans a good night.