5/14 New Japan Results
New Japan continued their US weekend tour last night, results from New York City:
They claimed 2500 paid (overflow).
Kenny Omega beat Josh Daniels in 10:22.
Tiger Mask 4, Jushin Liger & Dan Maff beat Shinsuke Nakamura, Jado & Gedo in 11:50. TM 4 pinned Gedo with a tiger suplex hold.
Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson beat Satoshi Kojima & Hideo Saito in 9:55. Bernard pinned Saito after Bernard Driver.
Rhino, Homicide & Davey Richards beat Makabe, Ryusuke Taguchi & Kazuchika Okada in 10:53. Rhino pinned Okada after GORE! GORE! GORE! That’s how you describe it.
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Prince Devitt beat Low-Ki in 16:07 to retain the title. V7 for Devitt.
IWGP Intercontinental Title Tournament Semifinals:
Toru Yano beat Yujiro Takahashi in 7:47.
MVP beat Tetsuya Naito in 10:57.
As a result, it’s Yano-MVP today to crown the first champion.
IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Charlie Haas in 18:50 to retain the title. V4 for Tanahashi. In his post-match promo it looks like Tanahashi not only spoke a little bit in English, but may have busted out some air guitar too for his song. Awesome.
The final event of the tour is today (5 PM ET). The full card:
Tetsuya Naito vs. Hideo Saito
Shinsuke Nakamura, Yujiro Takahashi, Jado & Gedo vs. Charlie Haas, Josh Daniels, Tiger Mask 4 & Kazuchika Okada
JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Jushin Liger vs. Kenny Omega for the title
Satoshi Kojima & Dan Maff vs. Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt vs. Homicide & Low-Ki for the titles
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Davey Richards (NON-TITLE match)
IWGP Intercontinental Title Tournament Finals: Toru Yano vs. MVP
Hardcore Match: Makabe vs. Rhino. No time limit. All dangerous weapons are allowed and there are no countouts