NJPW “Raising an Army ~ 45th Anniversary in Korakuen Hall”, 3/7/2017 [Tue] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
~ With Honma out of the NEW JAPAN CUP, Yuji Nagata was announced as his replacement.
(1) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tomoyuki Oka vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Ryusuke Taguchi, David Finlay & Hirai Kawato
♦Winner: Nakanishi (8:16) with an Argentine Backbreaker on Oka.
(2) Michael Elgin, Yuji Nagata & Juice Robinson vs. Bad Luck Fale, Tanga Loa & Yujiro Takahashi
♦Winner: Nagata (7:31) with a Backdrop Hold on Loa.
~ Nagata with the win over Loa, as the two will face in singles action in the first round of the New Japan Cup on 3/11.
(3) Hirooki Goto, Jado, Gedo & Barreta vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi & El Desperado
♦Winner: Sabre (9:39) with a European Clutch on Goto.
~ Sabre with the win over the NEVER Champion.
(4) Katsuyori Shibata, Togi Makabe & Tiger Mask IV vs. Minoru Suzuki, Davey Boy Smith Jr. & TAKA Michinoku
♦Winner: Makabe (11:17) following the King Kong Knee Drop on TAKA.
~ Shibata and Suzuki continued to fight after the match. Shibata aims for revenge following the loss yesterday.
(5) Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Kenny Omega & Tama Tonga
♦Winner: Tonga (12:00) following a GunStun on Yano.
(6) Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA vs. EVIL & Hiromu Takahashi
♦Winner: KUSHIDA (11:54) with a Jacknife Hold on Hiromu.
~ KUSHIDA with the win over the Junior Heavy Champion, as he claim for a rematch is now solidified.
(7) Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & BUSHI vs. Kazuchika Okada, YOSHI-HASHI & Rocky Romero
♦Winner: SANADA (14:23) with the Skull End on Romero.
NJPW Event Cards for March & April 2017