NJPW results for March 12, 2017

New Japan Pro Wrestling “KIZNA- Presents NEW JAPAN CUP 2017”, 3/12/2017 [Sun] 16:00 @ Amagasaki City Baycom General Gymnasium in Hyogo
3,862 Spectators (crowded)

(21) Yuji Nagata & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Tiger Mask IV & David Finlay
Winner: Nagata (5:46) with an Udegatame on Tiger.
(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hirai Kawato vs. Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
Winner: Loa (6:18) over Kawato.
(4) Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, KUSHIDA & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI
Winner: EVIL (9:57) following the EVIL on Taguchi.
(5) Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Toru Yano, Jado & Gedo vs. Takashi Iizuka, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku
Winner: Yano (10:18) with a School Boy on Desperado.

(6) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Juice Robinson vs. Yujiro Takahashi
Winner: Robinson (10:21) following the Pulp Friction.
~ Robinson moves on to the 2nd round.

Winner: SANADA (13:57) with the Skull End.
~ SANADA moves on to the 2nd round.

(8) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Minoru Suzuki
Winner: Shibata (19:44) following a PK.
~ Shibata moves on to the 2nd round.

(9) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Tomohiro Ushii vs. Kenny Omega
Winner: Ishii (29:45) following a Vertical Drop style Brainbuster.
~ Ishii moves on to the 2nd round.

~ The semi-final matches have been updated on the bulk event card listings… (full cards are still yet to be announced)

NJPW Event Cards for March & April 2017

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