NJPW Road to Sakura Genesis Results
March 30, 2018
New Japan returned to Korakuen Hall this Friday for the final stop before this weekend’s major Sakura Genesis event. The whole show is available on-demand at New Japan World featuring English commentary from Kevin Kelly and Don Callis.
(1) Tetsuhiro Yagi & Ren Narita fought to a 15-minute time limit draw.
(2) Yuji Nagata def. Shota Umino via submission with the Nagata Lock II in 6:40.
(3) Michael Elgin, Togi Makabe & Ryusuke Taguchi def. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi & Tomoyuki Oka in a 6-man tag team match. Elgin pinned Oka after an Elgin Bomb in 8:47.
4) Tomohiro Ishii, Jay White & Hirooki Goto def. Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Henare in a 6-man tag team match. Ishii pinned Henare with a Brainbuster in 11:22.
(5) Toru Yano & Roppongi Vice def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kushida & Tiger Mask in a 6-man tag team match. Yano rolled up Tiger Mask with a handful of tights in 9:42.
(6) LOS INGOBERNABLES DE JAPON (Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, Sanada, Bushi & Hiromu Takahashi) def. SUZUKI-GUN (Minoru Suzuki, Killer Elite Squad, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado) in a 10-man tag team match. EVIL pinned Kanemaru with his STO in 17:42.
(7) Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi def. Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi-Hashi. The #1 contender ZSJ submitted Yoshi-Hashi with an Octopus Stretch in 17:18.