03-08-2018, 04:26 PM
Join Date: Jul 2015
NJPW New Japan Cup Day 4
Monday, Week 1, March 2018
Sendai Sun Plaza, Sendai
KUSHIDA & Juice Robinson defeated Shota Umino & Ren Narita in 4:58 when Juice used Pulp Friction on Narita 71 C+
Shotaro Ashino, Toa Henare, David Finlay Jr & Tomoyuki Oka defeated Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan in 8:12 when Oka used a Backdrop Hold on Honma 75 B-
Tomohiro Ishii, SHO & YOH defeated Jeff Cobb, Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson in 10:53 when Roppongi 3K used 3K on Nick Jackson 77 B
EVIL, BUSHI, Volador Jr & Hiromu Takahashi defeated Kento Miyahara, Jake Lee, Naoya Nomura & Takuya Nomura in 11:55 when Hiromu used Timebomb on Takuya 81 B
Jay White & Katsuya Kitamura defeated Naomichi Marufuji & Zack Sabre Jr in 15:51 when Kitamura used a Jackhammer on Marufuji 84 B+
Post-match Kitamura & Tomoyuki Oka talked backstage and said that tonight was only a sign of things to come as they will become the IWGP Tag Team Champions at Sakura Genesis next month.
SANADA defeated Kenny Omega in 22:37 when SANADA used a rainmaker into Skull End for the submission victory 89 A
Show Rating: 90 A
Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Tetsuya Naito in 31:47 via referee stoppage when Naito refused to tap out to Tanahashi's Texas Cloverleaf despite being unable to walk on his injured knee 93 A
Just before the show faded to black the camera panned back to the commentary table as Milano Collection A.T. announced that an unscheduled press conference would be held in two days at the NJPW dojo.
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James The Animator: 5/7
Jon The GOAT: 3/7