Results NJPW “Road to DESTRUCTION 2017”, Thursday 9/7/2017 @ the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
1) Shota Umino vs. Tetsuhiro Yagi.
◼ Match ended in a draw (10:00), when the time limit expired.
2) Katsuya Kitamura & Yuji Nagata vs. Tomoyuki Oka & Manabu Nakanishi.
◼ Nagata pinned Oka (8:25) with a Backdrop Hold.
3) Taguchi Japan vs. Suzuki-gun:
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet, Hirai Kawato, David Finlay Jr. & Togi Makabe vs. TAKA Michinoku, Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & "K.E.S." Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.
◼ Kanemaru pinned Kawato (8:32) following Highball W.
After the match Suzuki-gun laid out Taguchi and Ricochet.
4) CHAOS vs. Bullet Club:
Trent Barreta, YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto vs. Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale.
◼ Takahashi pinned Trent (9:08) following the Pimp Juice.
After the match Yujiro assaulted Trent, claiming he the former Roppongi Vice member isn't worthy of being a heavyweight.
5) Juice Robinson & IWGP Tag Team Champions "War Machine" Raymond Rowe & Warbeard Hanson vs. Bullet Club - Leo Tonga (subbing for Kenny Omega) & "Guerrillas of Destiny" Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa.
◼ Juice pinned Leo (7:35) following the Pulp Friction.
Not surprisingly, the debuting Leo Tonga took the fall here. He did pretty alright for the time he was in there, but obviously still needs to put in some work.
6) IWGP Intercontinental Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi, IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion & ROH World TV Champion KUSHIDA & Michael Elgin vs. Suzuki-gun - NEVER Openweight Champion Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & Takashi Iizuka.
◼ Suzuki-gun won by DQ (14:29), when Elgin pushed the referee during a brawl with Minoru and hit the NEVER Champion with a chair.
After the match, Suzuki teased their title match this Sunday in Fukushima to be a Lumberjack match.
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