5/15 New Japan Results
New Japan’s first US tour is now in the books, results from today’s finale at The New Alhambra/ECW Arena in Philadelphia:
They claimed 1500 paid (a Full House).
Tetsuya Naito beat Hideo Saito in 10:07.
Shinsuke Nakamura, Yujiro Takahashi, Jado & Gedo beat Tiger Mask 4, Josh Daniels, Charlie Haas & Kazuchika Okada in 12:47. Nakamura pinned Okada after Boma Ye.
Kenny Omega beat JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Jushin Liger in 10:42 to win the title.
Karl Anderson & Giant Bernard beat Satoshi Kojima & Dan Maff in 14:39. Anderson pinned Maff after Gun Stun.
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Ryusuke Taguchi & Prince Devitt beat Homicide & Low-Ki in 15:18 to retain the titles. Devitt pinned Homicide after Bloody Sunday. V5 for the champs.
Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Davey Richards in 14:45.
IWGP Intercontinental Title Tournament Finals: MVP beat Toru Yano in 9:27 to win the tournament and the title and become the first IWGP Intercontinental Champion.
In a Hardcore Match, Makabe beat Rhino in 15:17.
They’re now on their way back to Japan after what was, by all indications, an extremely successful tour of the US. Hopefully they’ll come back soon!
But the excitement doesn’t stop here-next up is the annual showcase that is BEST OF THE SUPER JUNIOR starting on 5/26.