NJPW results for May 1, 2017

NJPW “Road to Wrestling Dontaku 2017”, 5/1/2017 [Mon] 18:30 @ Aira City General Athletic Park Gymnasium in Kagoshima
2,012 Spectators (crowded)

(1) Yoshitatsu vs. Tomoyuki Oka
Winner: Yoshitatsu (8:01) with a Modified Leg Lock.
(2) Jushin Thunder Liger & Hirai Kawato vs. Tiger Mask IV & Shota Umino
Winner: Kawato (8:32) with a Boston Crab on Umino.
(3) Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI vs. El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku
Winner: YOSHI-HASHI (6:57) with a Butterfly Lock on TAKA.
(4) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & David Finlay vs. Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Chase Owens
Winner: Kojijma (8:06) following a Lariat on Owens.
(5) Hirooki Goto, Rocky Romero & Barreta vs. Minoru Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi
Winner: Goto (12:19) following the GTR on Taichi.

(6) Juice Robinson, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi, Ricochet & Tiger Mask W vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi
Winner: Tiger W (12:27) with a Tiger Driver on BUSHI.

(7) Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii & Will Ospreay vs. Bad Luck Fale, Kenny Omega & Yujiro Takahashi
Winner: Okada (12:09) following the Rainmaker on Yujiro.
~ Okada claims the final prelude win before the title defense on the 3rd.
~ Though Fale still tried to get the final dominating point in, Okada declared that he will defend his belt.

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