NJPW Super Junior Tag League 2021 Champions Crowned

Suzuki-gun are on top of the Super Junior Tag Team Division.

At NJPW Summer Struggle on August 17, the Suzuki-gun duo of Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado defeated the Bullet Club team of El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori to win Super Junior Tag League 2021. The finish saw Phantasmo & Ishimori seemingly on the verge of victory following Sudden Death on Desperado, but it was Kanemaru who was legal.

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In the confusion, Kanemaru rolled up Ishimori to secure the win.

With this victory, Kanemaru & Desperado have set up a rematch with Phantasmo & Ishimori for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles.

Phantasmo & Ishimori entered the contest at 4-0 while Kanemaru & Desperado were 3-1. A win for Suzuki-gun tied the two teams in points, but gave them the tie breaker by virtue of their victory. Suzuki-gun lost to Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask earlier in the tournament.

Eagles & Tiger Mask lost to Master Wato & Ryusuke Taguchi in the co-main event, dashing their hopes of winning the tournament.

You can find results from the August 17 NJPW Summer Struggle event by clicking here.

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