NJPW “Road to Tokyo Dome” 12/17/17 [Sun] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
(1) Young Lion’s Cup League Match: Shota Umino vs Tetsuhiro Yagi
♦Winner: Umino (7:54) with a Boston Crab
~ Umino [1 win, 2 losses = 2 points]
~ Yagi [3 losses = 0 points]
(2) Young Lion’s Cup League Match: Katsuya Kitamura vs Ren Narita
♦Winner: Kitamura (5:35) with the Jackhammer
~ Kitamura [3 wins = 6 points]
~ Narita [3 losses = 0 points]
(3) Young Lion’s Cup League Match: Hirai Kawato vs Tomoyuki Oka
♦Winner: Kawato (5:35) via pinfall
~ Kawato [3 wins = 6 points]
~ Oka [2 wins, 1 loss = 4 points]
(4) Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Henare vs Yoshinobu Kanemaru, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku
♦Winner: Desperado (8:02) via pinball on Tiger Mask IV
(5) Togi Makabe & Kota Ibushi vs Yujiro Takahashi & Leo Tonga
♦Winner: Ibushi (10:10) with the Kamigoe on Leo
(6) Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka & Taichi
♦Winner: Goto (12:00) with the GTR on Taichi
~Goto demanded that Suzuki answer his challenge to a NEVER Openweight Championship match at Wrestle Kingdom with Goto’s hair also on the line. Suzuki tried to attack Goto and shave his head. After Goto fended him off, Suzuki attacked the Young Lions and shaved off some of Tetsuhiro Yagi’s hair.
(7) Satoshi Kojima, KUSHIDA & Masked Horse (Ryusuke Taguchi) vs Rocky Romero, YOH & SHO
♦Winner: Kojima (12:00) with the Lariat on Romero
(8) NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Championship Match: [13th Champions] EVIL, SANADA & BUSHI vs [Challengers] Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
♦Winner: Fale (15:21) with the Grenade on BUSHI
~Champions fall on their 4th defense. Fale, Tonga & Loa become the 14th champions.
(9) Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI vs Tetsuya Naito & Hiromu Takahashi
♦Winner: Okada () with a Cobra Clutch on Hiromu
~Okada kept the hold locked in after the bell for several moments until Naito intervened. The two brawled, until Okada hit Naito with a Tombstone Piledriver and a Rainmaker.
~Okada said Naito can call himself the MVP if he wants, but he’s not the champion.