3/6 NJPW “42nd Anniversary” iPPV Results: Ota, Japan
* Tribute to the late Billy Robinson before the show.
1. Minoru Suzuki & Taichi def. Sho Tanaka & Yohei Komatsu
2. Manabu Nakanishi & KUSHIDA def. Gedo & Jado
3. Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Super Strong Machine def. El Desperado, BUSHI & Captain New Japan
* Afterwards, El Desperado says he declares war on Liger and will take his mask from him.
4. The Bullet Club (Prince Devitt, Bad Luck Fale & Tama Tonga) def. Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma & Ryusuke Taguchi
5. Satoshi Kojima, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata & Kazushi Sakaruba def. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka, Yujiro Takahashi & YOSHI-HASHI
6. Hirooki Goto & Katusyori Shibata def. IWGP Tag Champions Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows in a Non-Title Match.
7. Shinsuke Nakamura & NEVER Champion Tomohiro Ishii def. IWGP Intercontinental Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tetsuya Naito
8. IWGP World Champion Kazuchika Okada def. IWGP Jr. Champion Kota Ibushi in a Non-Title Match.
* Okada afterward wished luck to “all the seniors” in the New Japan Cup, but that gold will continue to fall in New Japan on an annual basis.
Source: Puroresu Spirit