10-24-2017, 01:22 PM
Join Date: Jul 2015
NJPW Sakura Genesis 2018
Saturday, Week 2, April 2018
Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo
Show Rating 93 A
Pre-show: Kaito Kiyomiya defeated Tetsuhiro Yagi in 4:53 65 C-
Takuya Nomura & Naoya Nomura defeated Ren Narita & Shota Umino in 6:54 when Naoya used a Boston Crab 70 C+
Will Ospreay, Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI defeated Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan in 8:51 when Ospreay used an OsCutter on Honma 77 B
Michael Elgin, Kota Ibushi, Yuji Nagata, Katsuya Kitamura & Tomoyuki Oka defeated Bad Luck Fale, Kenny Omega, Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Tanga Roa in 9:58 when Elgin pinned Yujiro with the Elgin Bomb 75 B-
Elgin picked up Omega's Intercontinental title and held it while taunting Kenny. Elgin formally challenged him to a title match in an interview backstage with Kevin Kelly.
Kento Miyahara & Daichi Hashimoto defeated WHIRO & SANADA in 16:13 when Kento used a Shutdown German Suplex Hold on SANADA 83 B+
SHO & YOH defeated Funky Future & BUSHI/Hiromu in 15:04 when Roppongi 3K used 3K on Ricochet 82 B
Roppongi 3K become the 55th IWGP Jr Heavyweight Tag Champions
EVIL defeated Jake Lee in 16:43 when EVIL used EVIL 83 B+
EVIL makes defence number 2 of the NEVER Openweight Title
After the match, Kento Miyahara entered the ring and challenged EVIL to title match after being in his stable mates corner.
KENTA & Naomichi Marufuji defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi & Juice Robinson in 20:12 when Marufuji used an Emerald Flowsion on Juice 91 A
KENTA & Naomichi Marufuji become the 79th IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions
Tanahashi walked to the back after the match without waiting or helping Juice. When Tana was the legal man in the ring he stayed in control but whenever Juice was tagged in he ended up being beat down while Tana looked more and more frustrated.
Tetsuya Naito defeated KUSHIDA in 39:43 when Naito used a Destino 98 A*
Tetsuya Naito makes defence number 2 of the IWGP Heavyweight Title
Kota Ibushi came out and challenged Naito to a match.
Naito laughed at him telling him he has no right to be challenging him as he's done nothing to earn it but told him he doesn't care and will use him as just another statistic in his quest to get the most title defences with the belt.
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James The Animator: 7/9