NJPW/ROH Honor Rising Day #2 Results: The ROH World Title & IWGP NEVER Openweight Title Are Defended

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.

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