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NJPW Power Struggle
Saturday, Week 1, November 2017
EDION Arena Osaka
5,500 Attendance
Show Rating 90 A




Toru Yano, Will Ospreay, YOSHI-HASHI & Beretta defeated Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata, Hirai Kawato & Takuya Nomura in 8:54 when Will Ospreay hit the OsCutter on Nomura C+



Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tanga Roa defeated Katsuya Kitamura, Tomoyuki Oka, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima in 9:43 when Bad Luck Fale used the Bad Luck Fall on Tomoyuki Oka B-




KUSHIDA, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi, Juice Robinson & David Finlay defeated Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado, Taichi, TAKA Michinoku & Takashi Iizuka in 15:04 when Juice Robinson pinned Taichi with Pulp Friction. B+




The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) defeated Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi) in 18:45 to win the 2017 Super Junior Tag Tournament following a Meltzer Driver on BUSHI while Bad Luck Fale and the Guerrillas of Destiny dragged Hiromu to the back leaving BUSHI alone. A
The Young Bucks win the Super Junior Tag Tournament for the 2nd time. (2013 / 2017)

Post-match the Young Bucks officially called out the champions, Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet, for a title match at Wrestle Kingdom.
BUSHI and Hiromu also challenged Taguchi & Ricochet to a title match after beating them in the first round claiming they would have beaten the Young Bucks if they weren't subject to interference by the Bullet Club.




Tetsuya Naito & EVIL defeated Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii in 19:59 when Tetsuya Naito pinned Ishii with the Destino. A*




War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson) defeated Great Bash Heel(Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe) in 11:14 when War Machine hit Fallout on Tomoaki Honma. B
War Machine make their 4th title defence.





Kenny Omega defeated Ricochet in 16:53 when Omega used the One Winged Angel to retain his IWGP United States Title B+
Kenny Omega makes his 2nd title defence.





Kota Ibushi defeated Hirooki Goto in 26:34 with Croyt's Wrath after Goto kicked out a Kamigoye A


Post-match Kenny Omega shocked the audience by making his way down to the ring. Kenny picked up the mic from the ring announcer and slid under the bottom rope.
Fine win Kota, you looked extremely impressive. Listen, I'm not here to challenge you to a match for your title, as great as that would be to steal the show with you at the Tokyo Dome I have another proposal for you, one that I feel would be wise for you to accept. Kota, remember the good old days? Remember when we ruled the wrestling world together? Have you ever caught yourself day dreaming thinking of how great it would be to try and re-capture that magic even if just for a short period of time? My proposal is a simple plan, forget the Bullet Club, forget the Elite and forget Taguchi Japan or whatever faction wants to try get in the way. We can win this tag league together Kota, look at how powerful we have become as singles competitors, let's put our minds together and take all of the gold in this company.

Kenny reaches out his hand for a handshake but it gets refused by Ibushi who instead reaches in and hugs Omega.


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