NJPW New Beginning iPPV Results

1/28 NJPW New Beginning iPPV Results: Sapporo, Japan

1. Juice Robinson def. Katsuya Kitamura with the Pulp Friction.

2. Suzuki-Gun (Taichi, TAKA, Yoshinobu Kanemaru and El Desperado) def. Ryusuke Taguchi, Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask IV and Shota Umino by pinfall when Taichi pinned Umino with a superkick.

3. CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano) def. Bullet Club (Yujiro Takahashi and Hikuleo) by pinfall when Yano pinned Hikuleo with the Akakiri cradle.

4. Bullet Club (NEVER 6-Man Tag Champions Bad Luck Fale and The Guerrillas of Destiny and Chase Owens) def. Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi and Tomoyuki Oka by pinfall when Owens pinned Oka with the Package Piledriver.

5. Suzuki-Gun (IWGP Intercontinental Champion Minoru Suzuki and Takashi Iizuka) def. Michael Elgin and Toa Henare by submission when Suzuki submitted Henare with a Heel Hook. Suzuki-Gun continued the attack after until Togi Makabe ran in to make the save.

6. Bullet Club (Cody Rhodes, Hangman Page and Marty Scrull) def. Kota Ibushi, KUSHIDA and David Finlay Jr. by pinfall when Hangman pinned KUSHIDA with the Rite of Passage.

7. Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, IWGP Tag Team Champions EVIL and SANADA, Hiromu Takahashi and BUSHI) def. CHAOS (IWGP Champion Kazuchika Okada, NEVER Champion Hirooki Goto, IWGP Jr. Champion Will Ospreay, YOSHI-HASHI and Gedo) by submission when SANADA submitted Gedo with Skull End. Yoshi went after Naito after, but CHAOS held him back.

8. Roppongi 3K (SHO and YOH) w/Rocky Romero def. IWGP Jr. Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson) to win the titles by pinfall when YOH pinned Matt with an inside cradle.

9. Main Event for the IWGP United States Championship: “Switchblade” Jay White def. Kenny Omega (c) to win the title by pinfall with the Blade Runner.

Afterwards, Hangman Page came out to make a challenge to White, grabbing away the US Title belt. but Omega pushed him aside and wanted to issue a challenge for a rematch. Omega gave the US Title belt back to White, who left as Page and Omega got it. Cody and Scurll came out as Cody and Omega also got into it. The Young Bucks came out to play peacemaker, but in the process, Omega accidentally shoved down Matt. Omega went to apologize, but the Bucks left upset. Omega apologized to Page and Cody as Scurll and Page left to the back.

Cody held open the ropes for Omega to leave, but as he was leaving, Cody turned on Omega, laying him out with CrossRhodes! Page and Scurll came back in as Cody went to grab a chair. Page held Omega for Cody as Scurll was trying to stop Cody until Kota Ibushi ran in and cleared the ring of Bullet Club. Omega began to get up as Ibushi, his former longtime tag partner, stuck out his hand to help him up. Omega got up, declining the offer, as Ibushi turned to leave, but then came back and hugged Omega as he then helped Omega to the back as the show closed.

2 COMMENTS

  1. I think there’s still life in Bullet Club but Kenny Omega definitely, definitely outgrew it. He should have left a year ago. I think it’s still a good way to give exposure to newer talent. I feel like Marty Scurll will become the next major player in the group. He’s awesome.

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