New Japan Pro Wrestling
Road To NJPW Steel Twisted Battle – Day 4
You can't do anything without risking something.
-Hiromu Takahashi vs. Kyosuke Mikami
The young lions fight it all until Mikami and Takahashi exchange submission holds that leads to Mikami locking in the “Boston Crab” on Takahashi to cut him off.
Winner: Kyosuke Mikami
Match Rating: D+
-[Blue Justice Warriors] Tama Tonga, King Fale, Super Strong Machine, BUSHI vs. [CHAOS] Tomohiro Ishii, Jado, Takashi Iizuka, Toru Yano
Blue Justice Warriors attacks CHAOS before the match even starts. Tama Tonga takes on Jado, as he works within him before Fale along with Strong Machine comes in to fight the champs, Iizuka & Yano. Both teams fought each other as they worked through the point where Strong Machine cuts off Yano with the “Devil’s Windmill Suplex” for the win.
Winner: [Blue Justice Warriors] Tama Tonga, King Fale, Super Strong Machine, BUSHI
Match Rating: C+
-Blue Justice Warriors take the microphone and starts cutting a promo on CHAOS, saying that they just can’t wait to get their hands on those two alone. Fale says that he will crush the life out this two not before Super Strong Machine hits the “German Suplex” on Iizuka for a statement.
Segment Rating: C+
-[CHAOS] Spanky, Karl Anderson, Jon Anderson vs. [Suzuki-Gun] Lance Archer, Davey Boy Smith Jr, Yoshihiro Takayama
Suzuki-Gun and CHAOS has this “beef” going on within them so both teams fights to kill each other. Spanky was the one at disadvantage as the large Takayama takes control of the match. However from behind, “The Andersons” take the strategy to another level and outsmarts “Killer Elite Squad” on their own game thus picking up a victory via a cheap “Rolling pin”.
Winner: [CHAOS] Spanky, Karl Anderson, Jon Anderson
Match Rating: C+
-Suzuki-Gun is furious at this humiliating loss and starts to attack the CHAOS members. Killer Elite Squad destroys The Anderson onto the guard rails not before hitting the “Killer Bomb” on each of them. Lance Archer cuts a promo saying that no one should ever think of messing with the Killer Elite Squad. Takayama says that the Anderson need to just **** off as they only plan on getting their hands onto the Tag Team titles. Davey says CHAOS to be prepared as they will crush them down. However from the ramp, Blue Justice Warriors make their appearance and says that Killer Elite Squad does not have what it takes to be in the same league as the Blue Justice Warriors. Killer Elite Squad has had enough and charges in towards the Blue Justice Warriors. Both teams fight until The Andersons recover enough to attack the Killer Elite Squad & Blue Justice Warriors with chair shots. CHAOS cuts promo saying that this is what happens when you leave out the real CHAOS. Anderson says that he is sure the genius that will win the Tag Team titles and be the one along with Jon to be the best tag team champion there ever will be.
Segment Rating: C+
-[CHAOS] Montel Vontavious Porter, Rocky Romero, Alex Koslov, Captain New Japan vs. [Seki-Gun] KUSHIDA, Alex Shelley, Kota Ibushi, Masato Tanaka
The match starts with Seki-Gun trying to dominate, but CHAOS soon regroups around to attack Seki-Gun from the other side. Ibushi gets onto MVP with those viscous kicks and the combination of strikes. MVP comes around with the comebacks and counterattacks that leads to exchanging of hot tags, not before Captain New Japan comes in end Masato Tanaka with the “Thunderous Bomb” for the win.
Winner: [CHAOS] Montel Vontavious Porter, Rocky Romero, Alex Koslov, Captain New Japan
Match Rating: C+
-Montel Vontavious Porter cuts a promo saying that he is looking for some challenge and not to fight these idiots as such as The Time Splitters. Rocky and Koslov gets in a good chuckle before agreeing to what MVP has said. MVP continues to say that Captain New Japan has been doing his best since joining the CHAOS. Seki-Gun was treating him like shit, Captain New Japan nods as he agrees. MVP says that there is no need for him to be called Captain New Japan as it does not serve any purpose, instead I now name him “CHAOTIC MACHINE”! All CHAOS members applaud. MVP says that next week we will see the next level wrestler that is the CHAOTIC MACHINE himself. MVP continues to say that he wants some challenging performance from Seki-Gun, as it bores him to compete against that “Shitty little faction”. Koslov finally ends it saying that he along with Romero with snatch the IWGP Jr. Tag Team titles no matter what!
Segment Rating: B-
-[Suzuki-Gun] Taichi, Shelton Benjamin, Low-Ki, Minoru Suzuki vs. [Seki-Gun] Ryusuke Taguchi, Tiger Mask IV, Manabu Nakanishi, Prince Devitt
This was almost as good as the previous matches they had had. Devitt was on top of his game tonight. Low-Ki targets Tiger Mask IV and slowly works through him before Nakanishi and Benjamin comes in around to fight. The exchanging of suplexes and slams take place not before Low – Ki cuts off Taguchi with the “Warrior’s Way” for the win.
Winner: [Suzuki-Gun] Taichi, Shelton Benjamin, Low-Ki, Minoru Suzuki
Match Rating: B-
-Suzuki-Gun cuts a promo on how things will turn out to be great for them at NJPW Steel Twisted Battle and how Low-Ki will end the life of Tiger Mask IV. Low Ki says that he just can’t wait to get his hands on this stupid masked tiger and unleash the hell within. There will be blood spilled within were the war is going to take place. The war that in not just about a title and is for the pride itself. Low ki says that Suzuki-Gun is just a perfection and the army that he wants to get behind to secure his war games. Low-Ki says that the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight title would be a great inclusion in the army, but more importantly he must defeat the once legend of New Japan to gain his one and only sword back!
Segment Rating: B
-[NO Limit] Tetsuya Naito, Yujiro Takahashi, Nobou Yoshihashi vs. [Seki-Gun] Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima
The power dashes followed by quick movements from Naito made it a great match to watch. Satoshi Kojima and Tenzan used some tag team combination on Yoshihashi. Kojima finally hits in the Lariat on Yoshihashi, but Naito makes the save. NO Limit teams up on Kojima, but Makabe comes in to work on Takahashi. Naito and Makabe works in around again with Makabe hitting in the suplex work, but Naito dashes in hit the dropkick to rock Makabe. Finally Makabe recovers enough to counter Naito’s hits. Naito makes the wrong hot tag to Yoshihashi, making the job for Makabe easier as he destroys Yoshihashi with the “King Kong Knee Drop” for the win.
Winner: [Seki-Gun] Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima
Match Rating: B
-Togi Makabe gets on the microphone and says that he finally good a win back from NO LIMIT, but it’s still 3-2 as the numbers go on. He says that he wants to face NO LIMIT to death, no matter what facing them pumps him up. The NOW vs. PAST, is what people thinks, but then again this makes him want to wrestle and show them that the PAST can still beat the living hell out of the present! Naito gets in the ring and chuckles to say that in order to prove himself he has to defeat Naito, himself alone and not in the tag match, "how about at Twisted Still we beat the living hell out of each other". Makabe smirks and says you are on! Yujiro along with Yoshihashi attacks Makabe and Seki-Gun from behind, Naito says that in order to beat him you need your other senses to be active or else you would knocked out before you even know it!
Segment Rating: B+
-[CHAOS] Shinsuke Nakamura, Kazuchika Okada, Gedo vs. [Seki-Gun] Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Yuji Nagata
Okada and Nakamura works on their desired opponents. Nagata and Nakamura gets in the quick showdown, Nakamura hits the elbows while Nagata blocks not before hitting the vicious chops to the chest. The snap to the ground and Nagata locks in the headlock to weaken up Nakamura, who finally counters the hold and roundhouses Nagata. Okada and Tanahashi gets in the counterattack each other as Okada hits the chops the counter, Tanahashi hits the fisherman suplex on Okada. Okada makes his comeback with the European uppercuts and hits the Dropkick to get Gedo the tag. Goto and Gedo fights it off, but Gedo gets smart enough this time to get in Okada. Both men challenges each other in the ring as they show their moves in a fascinating way. Finally Okada hits the “Heavy rain” on Goto followed by the “Raimaker” for the win.
Winner: [CHAOS] Shinsuke Nakamura, Kazuchika Okada, Gedo
Match Rating: B
-Okada stands tall while Tanahashi looks on from the ramp. Nakamura cuts a promo on Nagata saying that Seki-Gun needs to clam the **** down, use your senses and your knowledge to know your opponents. CHAOS is all about wrestling your opponents out, no matter what situation you are in. Nagata comes into the ring and stands chin to chin with Nakamura. Okada shoves Nagata and tells him to get lost. Nagata slaps Okada not before Nakamura counter slaps Nagata. A brawl begins inside the ring and Nagata hits the Back Drop Suplex on Okada, but Nakamura hits the “Landslide” on Nagata to silence him up. "See this is the stuff I was talking about, calm the **** down idiots, you people know you can’t beat, not in 100 centuries. Tanahashi you call yourself the talent that comes once in a century, then is Okada a joke to you?! Okada is the immortal legend that runs this place, and me?! I am the god that will be crowned the next IWGP Heavyweight Champion before you even notice!"
Segment Rating : B
Overall Rating: B