5/26 New Japan Results-The Junior Showcase Returns!
New Japan continues “tournament season” in puroresu today with the start of not only my favorite annual tournament but one of the most prestigious and looked forward to every year-BEST OF THE SUPER JUNIOR, the annual showcase of many of the top Junior Heavyweights in puroresu. Results from today’s tournament opener at Korakuen:
They claimed 1750 paid.
Kyosuke Mikami beat Hiromu Takahashi in 6:20.
Wataru Inoue, Yuji Nagata & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Tetsuya Naito, Yujiro Takahashi & Masato Tanaka in 11:59. Inoue pinned Naito after Spear Of Justice.
BEST OF THE SUPER JUNIOR:
Kenny Omega beat Taichi in 8:59.
Tiger Mask 4 beat TJP in 8:06.
Fujita “Jr.” Hayato beat Koji Kanemoto in 10:18 by ref stoppage.
Davey Richards beat Prince Devitt in 13:18.
KUSHIDA beat Daisuke Sasaki in 6:53.
Mascara Dorada beat Jushin Liger in 3:18 by countout.
The Great Sasuke beat TAKA Michinoku in 9:57.
Ryusuke Taguchi beat Kota Ibushi in 13:21.