New Japan Road To Tokyo Dome Results (12/21): Tetsuya Naito & Kazuchika Okada Square Off, Photos & More

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New Japan Road To Tokyo Dome Results
12/17
Korakuen Hall
Results Courtesy of PWInsider.com

(1) Young Lions Cup: Shota Umino def. Ren Narita

(2) Tomoyuki Oka def. Tetsuhiro Yagi

(3) Katsuya Kitamura def. Hirai Kawato

(4) Masked Horse, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV & KUSHIDA def. TAKA Michinoku, Taichi, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru

(5) Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano def. Henare & Togi Makabe

(6) EVIL & SANADA def. Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale

(7) Kota Ibushi, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan def. Leo Tonga, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa

(8) Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI def. Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Iizuka via DQ

Hiroshi Tanahashi came to the ring and apologized for missing the tour due to injury.  He was then confronted by Jay White. They began brawling with White going after the knee and then elbowing Tanahashi into a KO.  White then dropped him with The Switchblade and stood over the fallen IWGP Intercontinental champion.

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(9) Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi def. SHO, YOH & Kazuchika Okada

After the match, Naito & Okada got into it again, and for the first time, Naito was able to escape the Cobra Clutch and drop Okada with Destino.  The final image of 2017 was Naito standing over Okada only weeks before the headline Wrestle Kingdom at the Tokyo Dome.