NJPW Royal Quest Results 8/31/19
The Copper Box Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Roppongi 3K & Rocky Romero vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, Shota Umino, and Ren Narita in a 6-Man Tag Team Match
Yoh and Umino will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Umino applies a wrist lock. Yoh reverses the hold. Yoh applies a hammerlock. Umino with a side headlock. Yoh answers with the headscissors escape. Standoff in the center of the ring. Yoh kicks Umino in the gut. Yoh punches Umino in the back. Yoh uppercuts Umino. Umino reverses out of the irish whip from Yoh. Umino scores the elbow knockdown. Umino with a basement dropkick. Umino goes for a Bodyslam, but Sho blocks it. Yoh leapfrogs over Umino. Sho drops down on the canvas. Yoh drop toe holds Umino into a Sliding Dropkick from Sho. Stereo Dropkicks to Narita. Taguchi kicks Sho in the gut. Taguchi with a back elbow smash. R3K goes for Stereo Dropkicks, but Taguchi holds onto the ropes.
Taguchi kicks Romero in the gut. Romero avoids The Hip Attack. Romero with a straight right hand. Yoh applies a hammerlock. Yoh drives Umino shoulder first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Yoh tags in Sho. Sho with the cover for a two count. Sho tags in Romero. Romero toys around with Umino. Romero with a Mid-Kick. Romero goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Umino blocks it. Romero drives his knee into the midsection of Umino. Romero goes for The Brain Buster, but Umino counters with The Vertical Suplex. Umino tags in Taguchi. Hip Attack Party. Taguchi with a SlingShot Pescado. Taguchi plays to the crowd. Taguchi lands The Flying Hip Attack for a two count. Taguchi goes for The X-Plex, but Romero lands back on his feet. Taguchi creates distance with another Hip Attack.
Sho and Narita are tagged in. Narita ducks a clothesline from Sho. Narita with a running forearm smash. Narita knocks Yoh and Romero off the ring apron. The Young Lions are double teaming Sho. Narita with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Narita locks in The SharpShooter. Sho grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Narita goes for The Double Under Hook Suplex, but Sho blocks it. Yoh SuperKicks Narita. Umino responds with a ShotGun Dropkick. Romero follows that with The Rewind Kick. Taguchi nails Romero with The Hip Attack. R3K connects with The 3K. R3K with Stereo Jumping Knee Strikes. Sho goes for a DeadLift German Suplex, but Narita rolls him over for a two count. Narita slaps Sho in the face. Sho clotheslines Narita. Sho hits The Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Sho plants Narita with The PowerBreaker to pickup the victory.
Winner: Roppongi 3K & Rocky Romero via Pinfall
Second Match: Kota Ibushi & Juice Robinson vs. Yujiro Takahashi & Hikuleo
Ibushi and Hikuleo will start things off. Hikleo knocks Robinson off the ring apron. Hikuleo attacks Ibushi from behind. Hikuleo stomps on Ibushi’s back. Hikuleo taunts the london crowd. Hikuleo with a forearm smash. Ibushi reverses out of the irish whip from Hikuleo. Ibushi dropkicks Hikuleo. Robinson with a running elbow smash to Takahashi. Robinson with a corner clothesline. Ibushi follows that with a Jumping Knee Strike. Robinson hits The Running Cannonball Strike. Robinson plays to the crowd. Takahashi trips Robinson from the ring apron. Hikuleo clotheslines Ibushi. Hikuleo stomps on Ibushi’s chest. Hikuleo with a leg drop for a two count. Hikuleo with a forearm smash. Hikuleo blasts Ibushi with a knife edge chop. Hikuleo tags in Takahashi. Bullet Club starts cutting the ring in half.
Following a snap mare takeover, Takahashi with a Running Leg Drop for a two count. Takahashi bodyslams Ibushi for a two count. Ibushi with three forearm smashes. Takahashi kicks Ibushi in the gut. Takahashi whips Ibushi into the blue turnbuckle pad. Ibushi knocks Hikuleo off the apron. Ibushi tags in Robinson. Robinson with a knife edge chop. Robinson with a running clothesline. Robinson with a SlingShot Pescado. Takahashi avoids The Flying Crossbody Block. Robinson hits The SpineBuster. Robinson goes for Juice Box, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. Robinson hammers down on the right wrist of Takahashi. Takahashi dumps Robinson face first on the canvas. Takahashi with The Sliding Boot. Takahashi drills Robinson with The Fisherman’s Suplex for a two count. Robinson fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Robinson delivers The Juice Box.
Ibushi and Hikuleo are tagged in. Hikuleo PowerSlams Ibushi. Hikuleo sends Ibushi across the ring. Hikuleo with two corner clotheslines. Hikuleo goes for The Samoan Drop, but Ibushi lands back on his feet. Ibushi delivers his combination offense. Ibushi blasts Hikuleo with The Mid-Kick. Ibushi with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Ibushi goes for The Kamigoye, but Hikuleo counters with The Michinoku Driver for a two count. Takahashi drops Robinson with The Reverse DDT. Ibushi with a Double Back Flip Kick. Hikuleo goes for The ChokeSlam, but Ibushi rolls him over for a two count. Ibushi hits The Kinshasa. Ibushi connects with The Kamigoye to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kota Ibushi & Juice Robinson via Pinfall
Third Match: Will Ospreay & Robbie Eagles vs. Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo
Bullet Club attacks Ospreay and Eagles before the bell rings. Stereo Hurricanrana’s. Ospreay shows off his athleticism. Eagles with a Cannonball Senton through the middle rope. Eagles rolls Ishimori back into the ring. Ospreay with a straight right hand. Ospreay and Eagles are double teaming Ishimori. Stereo Step Up Enzuigiri’s. Phantasmo kicks Eagles in the gut. Phantasmo thrust kicks the midsection of Ospreay. Ospreay reverses out of the irish whip from Phantasmo. Phantasmo kicks Ospreay in the face. Phantasmo decks Eagles with a back elbow smash. Eagles monkey flips Phantasmo into a Mid-Kick from Ospreay for a one count. Ospreay tags in Eagles. Eagles with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Eagles with a knee lift. Eagles with clubbing mid-kicks. Eagles is distracted by Ishimori.
Phantasmo SuperKicks Eagles. Ishimori knocks Ospreay off the ring apron. Phantasmo with the cover for a one count. Phantasmo unloads two knife edge chops. Eagles starts lighting up Phantasmo’s chest. Phantasmo dives over Eagles. Phantasmo with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Phantasmo follows that with The Quebrada for a two count. Phantasmo tags in Ishimori. Ishimori kicks Eagles in the gut. Ishimori slams Eagles head on the turnbuckle pad. Ishimori with a knife edge chop. Eagles reverses out of the irish whip from Ishimori. Ishimori slides under Eagles. Ishimori with a shoulder block. Ishimori hits Bombs Away for a two count. Phantasmo blasts Ospreay off the apron. Eagles is tied in the tree of woe. Bullet Club abuses the referee’s five count.
Eagles blocks a boot from Phantasmo. Phantasmo goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Eagles lands back on his feet. Eagles sweeps the legs of Phantasmo. Eagles with a running clothesline. Eagles tags in Ospreay. Ospreay blasts Ishimori off the apron. Ospreay with a High Head Kick. Ospreay drills Phantasmo with The 619. Ospreay with The Triangle MoonSault. Ospreay hits Pip Pip Cheerio for a two count. Phantasmo negates The Storm Breaker. Ospreay with a knife edge chop. Phantasmo dodges The HandSpring Enzuigiri. Phantasmo goes for a Spinning Burning Hammer, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay with a Standing Spanish Fly. Eagles and Ishimori are tagged in. Forearm Exchange. Ishimori launches Eagles to the apron. Eagles with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick.
Eagles goes for The SuperKick, but Ishimori blocks it. Ishimori with a boot to the midsection of Eagles. Ishimori drops Eagles with The HandSpring Enzuigiri. Ishimori kicks the back of Eagles neck. Ishimori hits The Sliding German Suplex. Ishimori sends Ospreay to the floor. Bullet Club with a GutBuster/MoonSault Combination for a two count. Phantasmo dumps Ospreay out of the ring. Phantasmo kicks Ospreay in the ribs. Eagles negates The Bloody Cross. Eagles connects with The Turbo Back Pack for a two count. Eagles tags in Ospreay. Ospreay nails Ishimori with The Hook Kick. Eagles SuperKicks Phantasmo. Assisted Sliced Bread. Ospreay lands The OsCutter. Stereo Step Up Enzuigiri’s. Ospreay and Eagles plants Ishimori with The Red Wing to pickup the victory.
Winner: Will Ospreay & Robbie Eagles via Pinfall
– Will Ospreay and Robbie Eagles wants a shot at the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship.
Fourth Match: Tetsuya Naito & Sanada vs. Jay White & Chase Owens w/Gedo
Naito and White will start things off. White talks smack to Naito. Naito is trying to play mind games with White. White tags in Owens. Owens wants to fight Sanada. Naito tags in Sanada. Owens grapples around Sanada. Owens applies a wrist lock. Sanada reverses the hold. Sanada with a side headlock takeover. Owens answers with the headscissors escape. Standoff in the center of the ring. Owens wants Sanada to shake his hand. Sanada obliges. Sanada blocks a boot from Owens. Sanada with a single leg takedown. White negates The Paradise Lock. White and Naito are brawling on the floor. White unloads two knife edge chops. Owens drives Sanada back first into the edge of the ring frame. Owens with closed fist shot to the jaw. White wraps a shirt around Naito’s neck. Owens with the cover for a two count. Owens with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Owens tags in White. White scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. White is lighting up Sanada’s chest. Bullet Club are cutting the ring in half.
Sanada kicks Owens in the jaw. Sanada delivers a Missile Dropkick. Owens tags in White. White stops Sanada in his tracks. White taunts Naito. White drives his knee into the midsection of Sanada. Sanada with a Vertical Suplex. Sanada tags in Naito. Naito clears the ring. Naito kicks White in the face. Naito with a Running HeadScissors TakeDown. Naito scores the elbow knockdown. Naito with a low dropkick to the back of White. Tranquilo Pose. White regroups on the outside. Naito sends White across the ring. Naito spits at White. Naito with a Draping NeckBreaker. Naito follows that with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Naito goes for Gloria, but White blocks it. Naito applies a waist lock. White decks Naito with a back elbow smash. White with a Running European Uppercut. White hits The Blade Buster for a two count. Fite TV feed cuts out.
Sanada and Owens are tagged in. Sanada dives over Owens. Owens goes for The Sunset Flip, but Sanada counters with The Paradise Lock. Sanada plays to the crowd. Sanada with a low dropkick. Owens dives over Sanada. Owens puts Sanada on the top turnbuckle. Owens with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Owens with a Super SnapMare TakeDown. Owens knocks Naito off the ring apron. Bullet Club are double teaming Sanada. White kicks Sanada in the gut. White with a Swinging NeckBreaker. Owens drills Sanada with The Shining Wizard for a two count. Owens goes for The TKO, but Sanada counters with Skull End. Owens with an inside cradle for a two count. Owens thrust kicks the midsection of Sanada. Owens with a high knee lift. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Sanada counters with a Back Body Drop. Sanada ducks a clothesline from Owens. Sanada makes Owens tap out to Skull End.
– After the match, White beats down Naito. Jay White will get a shot at the IWGP Intercontinental Title during The Destruction Tour.
Winner: Tetsuya Naito & Sanada via Submission
Fifth Match: The Guerrillas Of Destiny (c) w/Jado vs. The Aussie Open For The IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
GOD attacks Aussie Open before the bell rings. Loa repeatedly stomps on Davis chest. Tonga with clubbing bodyshots in the corner. Tonga is putting the boots to Fletcher. Loa with a forearm smash. Aussie Open starts bringing the fight back to GOD. Stereo Clotheslines. Aussie Open are fired up. Davis tags in Fletcher. Aussioe Open are double teaming Loa. Mid-Kick/Knife Edge Chop Combination for a one count. Davis tags himself in. Fletcher hammers down on the back of Loa’s neck. Aussie Open dumps Loa chest first on the canvas. Fletcher hits The PK. Davis follows that with a Running Senton for a two count. Davis stomps on Loa’s chest. Davis tags in Fletcher. Aussie Open are cutting the ring in half. Fletcher with forearm shivers. Jado drills Fletcher with the kendo stick. Loa clotheslines Fletcher. Loa dropkicks Davis. Loa tags in Tonga.
Tonga lands The Stinger Splash. Tonga with a leaping elbow drop. Tonga with clubbing elbow smashes. Tonga with Two Dropkicks. Tonga tags in Loa. Tonga delivers a gut punch. Loa uppercuts Fletcher. NeckBreaker/Leg Drop Combination for a two count. Fletcher is throwing forearms at Loa. Loa Spears Fletcher. Loa with a Delayed Jack Hammer for a two count. Loa bodyslams Fletcher. Loa tags in Tonga. Tonga with a SlingShot Elbow Drop. Tonga bodyslams Fletcher. Tonga tags in Loa. Loa with a SlingShot Senton for a two count. Following a snap mare takeover, Loa goes for a Leg Drop, but Fletcher ducks out of the way. Loa tags in Tonga. Tonga stops Fletcher in his tracks. Tonga taunts Davis. Tonga blocks a boot from Fletcher. Fletcher SuperKicks Tonga. Fletcher knocks Loa off the ring apron.
Fletcher creates distance with a Back Body Drop. Fletcher tags in Davis. Davis runs through Tonga. Davis with a Corner Clothesline/Knife Edge Chop Combination. Tonga kicks Davis in the gut. Loa with a double axe handle strike to the back. Davis with a double clothesline. Fletcher lands The Suicide Dive. Davis throws Tonga into a Flying Cutter from Fletcher for a two count. Fletcher SuperKicks Loa. Assisted SitOut SpineBuster for a two count. Fletcher sweeps the legs of Tonga. Jado continues to run interference. Loa transitions into a ground and pound attack. Tonga drops Fletcher with The Tongan Twist. Loa with a Diving HeadButt.
Tonga lands The Frog Splash for a two count. GOD prepares for The Super PowerBomb. Fletcher with a Vertical Suplex. Davis with an Avalanche Spanish Fly. Davis knocks Jado off the ring apron. Fletcher with a Cannonball Senton to the floor. Fletcher sweeps the legs of Tonga. Davis hits The Sliding D. Aussie Open goes for The Fidget Spinner, but Tonga counters with The StunGun. Loa with a German Suplex to Davis. Davis pops back on his feet. Loa connects with Ape Shit. Loa drives Fletcher back first into the turnbuckle pad. Tonga delivers another Stinger Splash. GOD plants Fletcher with The Super PowerBomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions, The Guerrillas Of Destiny via Pinfall
Sixth Match: Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs. KENTA For The NEVER OpenWeight Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ishii backs Kenta into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Ishii pats Kenta on the chest. Kenta slaps Ishii in the face. Kenta slithers out of the ring. Kenta talks smack to Ishii. Kenta drags Ishii out of the ring. Ishii with forearm shivers. Kenta with a Big Boot. Following a snap mare takeover, Kenta kicks Ishii in the back. Ishii pops back on his feet. That leads us to a forearm exchange. Kenta with a Spinning Back Kick. Ishii responds with a knife edge chop. Kenta with a Running Boot. Ishii drops Kenta with a shoulder tackle. Kenta leans into chops from Ishii. Kenta with machine gun forearms. Ishii decks Kenta with a throat chop. Kenta kicks Ishii in the face. Kenta with a Tornado DDT across the top rope. Kenta follows that with a Flying Clothesline. Kenta with Three Mid-Kicks. Kenta poses for the crowd.
Kenta scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Kenta applies a side headlock. Ishii HeadButts the midsection of Kenta. Kenta toys around with Ishii. Following a snap mare takeover, Kenta with a knee drop. Kenta with a back heel trip. Kenta drops Ishii with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Kenta repeatedly kicks Ishii in the face. Ishii is pissed. Kenta with rapid fire mid-kicks. Ishii applies a waist lock. Kenta decks Ishii with a back elbow smash. Ishii PowerSlams Kenta. Ishii delivers his chop/forearm combination. Ishii argues with the referee. Kenta reverses out of the irish whip from Ishii. Ishii with a running shoulder tackle. Ishii gives Kenta a taste of his own medicine. Kenta slaps Ishii in the face. Second Forearm Exchange. Kenta with a Running Clothesline. Kenta with a Missile Dropkick. Kenta delivers The Soaring Dropkick.
Kenta goes for The Flying Double Foot Stomp, but Ishii ducks out of the way. Ishii side steps Kenta into the turnbuckle pad. Kenta denies The Step Up Enzuigiri. Kenta brutally kicks Ishii in the back. Kenta hits The Draping DDT. Ishii negates The GTS. Kenta drops Ishii with The Mid-Kick. Kenta tells Ishii to get up. Kenta with Two Running Boots. Kenta ducks a clothesline from Ishii. Snap German Suplex Exchange. Kenta with a Discus Lariat. Ishii HeadButts Kenta. Kenta falls down on the canvas. Ishii with clubbing headbutts. Kenta with a Helluva Kick. Ishii clotheslines Kenta. Kenta unloads three palm strikes. Ishii answers with a forearm smash. Ishii repeatedly slaps Kenta in the face. Kenta with a Desperation Lariat. Kenta lands The Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Ishii goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Kenta counters with a Reverse DDT. Ishii paint brushes Kenta.
Brutal Palm Strike Exchange. Kenta applies a sleeper hold. Ishii denies The PK. Ishii and Kenta continues to trade back and forth shots. Ishii with a Running Clothesline for a two count. GOD hops on the ring apron to distract the referee. Ishii kicks Loa in the face. Ishii with a back elbow smash to Tonga. Ishii with a Vertical Suplex. Ishii knocks Tonga off the ring apron. Ishii connects with The Vertical Drop Brain Buster for a two count. Loa pulls the referee out of the ring. GOD double teams Ishii. Ishii negates The Guerrilla WarFare. Ishii shoves Tonga into Loa. Loa with a Running PowerSlam. GOD hits The Magic Killer. Tonga puts Kenta on top of Ishii. Kenta with the cover for a two count. GOD are shocked. Kenta applies the sleeper hold. Kenta with Three Open Hand Palm Strikes. Ishii HeadButts Kenta. Kenta with a Nasty Palm Strike for a two count. Kenta plants Ishii with The GTS to pickup the victory.
Winner: New NEVEROpen Weight Champion, KENTA via Pinfall
Seventh Match: Zack Sabre Jr (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi For The REVPro British Heavyweight Championship
Feeling out process after the bell rings. Test Of Strength. Chain Grappling Exchange. Tanahashi plays the air guitar. Back to the test of strength. Sabre with a Standing Straight Jacket Hold. Tanahashi reverses the hold. Wrist Lock Exchange. Sabre applies a side headlock. Tanahashi transitions into a top wrist lock. Sabre with a single leg takedown. Sabre bends the left ankle of Tanahashi. Tanahashi with a toe and ankle hold. Tanahashi with a single leg takedown. Tanahashi figure fours the legs of Sabre. Tanahashi bodyslams Sabre. Tanahashi goes for a SomerSault Senton, but Sabre ducks out of the way. Sabre stomps on the right shoulder of Tanahashi. Sabre works on his joint manipulation game. Sabre stomps on the left elbow of Tanahashi. Sabre toys around with Tanahashi. Tanahashi is pissed. Tanahashi with three forearm smashes. Sabre responds with an arm-ringer.
Sabre bends the fingers of Tanahashi. Sabre reverses out of the irish whip from Tanahashi. Tanahashi kicks Sabre in the chest. Sabre with a Running European Uppercut. Tanahashi shoves Sabre. Tanahashi with forearm shivers. Sabre kicks the left hamstring of Tanahashi. Sabre delivers another Running European Uppercut. Sabre sends Tanahashi across the ring. Tanahashi dropkicks the left knee of Sabre. Tanahashi kicks Sabre in the gut. Tanahashi with a Corner Dropkick. Sabre locks in The Cobra Twist. Tanahashi reverses the hold. Tanahashi rolls Sabre over for a two count. Rollup Exchange. Sabre with a Dragon Screw Neck Whip. Sabre goes for The PK, but Tanahashi counters with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Sabre negates The Texas CloverLeaf. Sabre applies an arm-bar. Sabre rolls Tanahashi over for a two count. Tanahashi with a palm strike. Sabre applies a Full Nelson Lock. Sabre locks in The Octopus Stretch.
Tanahashi reaches the bottom rope to force the break. Sabre goes for The Zack Driver, but Tanahashi blocks it. Sabre with an OverHead Wrist Kick. Sabre hits The PK. Sabre goes for The Zack Driver, but Tanahashi counters with Twist and Shout. Tanahashi nails Sabre with The SlingBlade for a two count. Tanahashi goes for The High Fly Flow, but Sabre gets his knees up in the air. Sabre applies The Triangle Choke. Sabre follows that with The Jim Breaks Arm-Bar. Tanahashi escapes the hold. Tanahashi with an Inverted Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi goes for a Dragon Suplex, but Sabre counters with The European Clutch for a two count. Uppercut Exchange. Sabre goes for The BackSlide, but Tanahashi lands back on his feet. Tanahashi drops Sabre with The SlingBlade. Tanahashi with a Bridging Dragon Suplex for a two count. Tanahashi connects with The High Fly Flow to pickup the victory.
Winner: New REVPro British Heavyweight Champion, Hiroshi Tanahashi via Pinfall
Eight Match: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Minoru Suzuki For The IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Feeling out process after the bell rings. Test Of Strength. Okada applies a wrist lock. Okada transitions into a hammerlock. Suzuki reverses the hold. Okada scrambles away from Suzuki. Suzuki kicks Okada in the gut. Suzuki applies a wrist lock. Okada with a single leg takedown. Okada grabs the left ankle of Suzuki. Suzuki tugs on Okada’s hair. Suzuki applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Suzuki transitions into a Triangle Choke. Suzuki taunts Okada. Suzuki tells Okada to bring it. Forearm Exchange. Okada with Big Boot. Following a snap mare takeover, Okada with a Sliding Boot. Okada with two forearm smashes. Suzuki applies The Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Suzuki drags Okada out of the ring. Suzuki grabs the steel chair. Red Shoes admonishes Suzuki.
Okada with clubbing blows to Suzuki’s back. Okada with forearm shivers. Okada and Suzuki are brawling towards the ramp. Okada goes for The TombStone PileDriver, but Suzuki blocks it. Okada negates The Gotch Style PileDriver. Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Okada. Suzuki plays to the crowd. Suzuki hits The PK. Okada slowly gets back on his feet. Suzuki stomps on Okada’s back. Okada is throwing forearms at Suzuki. Suzuki laughs at Okada. Suzuki drops Okada with a Long Range Forearm Smash. Suzuki stomps on the back of Okada’s neck. Suzuki with a HammerLock/Single Leg Crab Combination. Suzuki locks in The STF. Okada grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Suzuki kicks Okada in the back. Suzuki with Four Mid-Kicks. Second Forearm Exchange.
Okada with a double boot to the chest of Suzuki. Okada side steps The Big Boot from Suzuki. Okada with a Running Elbow Knockdown. Okada with three forearm shivers. Okada follows that with a Jumping Back Elbow Strike. Okada kicks Suzuki in the gut. Okada drills Suzuki with The DDT for a two count. Suzuki heads to the outside. Okada with a SlingShot Pescado. Okada is fired up. Okada rolls Suzuki back into the ring. Okada goes for The Reverse NeckBreaker, but Suzuki counters with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Suzuki delivers The Helluva Kick. Suzuki drops Okada with The PK for a two count. Suzuki applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Suzuki bends Okada’s fingers. Okada reaches the bottom rope. Suzuki unloads Three Mid-Kicks. Okada is displaying his fighting spirit. Suzuki hammers down on the right shoulder of Okada. Suzuki has complete control of the match. Suzuki with a Running Boot for a two count. Suzuki goes for The Gotch Style PileDriver, but Okada counters with a Back Body Drop.
Okada with a Flying Uppercut Forearm. Okada blasts Suzuki with The ShotGun Dropkick. Okada with a Death Valley Driver for a two count. Okada bodyslams Suzuki. Okada lands The Flying Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. Suzuki slaps Okada in the face. Third Forearm Exchange. Suzuki goes for The Gotch Style PileDriver, but Okada counters with The Reverse NeckBreaker. Suzuki gets in Okada’s face. Fourth Forearm Exchange. Okada with Three Uppercuts. Suzuki answers with Three HeadButts. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from Suzuki. Okada dropkicks Suzuki. Okada applies The Sleeper Hold. Okada has Suzuki wobbling.
Suzuki dropkicks Okada. Suzuki applies The Sleeper Hold. Okada refuses to quit. Okada with Two Rain Makers. Suzuki fires back with clubbing elbow smashes. Suzuki negates The Spinning Rain Maker. Suzuki delivers his combination offense. Suzuki goes back to The Sleeper Hold. Suzuki goes for The Gotch Style PileDriver, but Okada blocks it. Suzuki slaps Okada in the face. Suzuki HeadButts Okada. Okada dropkicks the back of Suzuki’s head. Okada drills Suzuki with The Dynamic Dropkick. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Suzuki counters with a Big Boot. Okada connects with The Spinning TombStone PileDriver. Okada plants Suzuki with The Rain Maker to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Kazuchika Okada via Pinfall
– Sanada wants another shot at the IWGP Heavyweight Title.
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