NJPW results for March 11, 2017

New Japan Pro Wrestling “KIZNA- Presents NEW JAPAN CUP 2017”, 3/11/2017 [Sat] 18:00 @  Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
4,515 Spectators (crowded)

(1) Ryusuke Taguchi & Hirai Kawato vs. El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku
Winner: Desperado (6:35) with the Guitara de Angel on Kawato.
(2) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Tiger Mask IV & Tomoyuki Oka
Winner: Kojima (6:47) following a Lariat on Oka.
(3) Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Kenny Omega & Yujiro Takahashi
Winner: Omega (9:51) with the Katayoku no Tenshi on YOSHI-HASHI.
(4) Katsuyori Shibata, Juice Robinson, KUSHIDA & David Finlay vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI
Winner: SANADA (8:41) with the Skull End on Finlay.
(5) Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Jado & Gedo vs. Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi
Winner: Okada (10:42) following the Rainmaker on Taichi.

(6) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Yuji Nagata vs. Tanga Loa
Winner: Nagata (11:45) with a Backdrop Hold.
~ Nagata moves on to the second round.

(7) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Toru Yano vs. Tama Tonga
Winner: Yano (3:46) with a School Boy.
~ Yano moves on to the second round.

(8) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Michael Elgin vs. Bad Luck Fale
Winner: Fale (10:32) following the Grenade.
~ Fale moves on to the second round.

(9) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. EVIL
Winner: EVIL (22:55) following the EVIL.
~ EVIL moves on to the second round.
~ EVIL stated that may Tanahashi’s spirit rest in Peace, as he claimed the big win over the former IWGP Champion.

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