New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) recently held the sixth night of their New Japan Cup Event which is a single elimination tournament that lasts for 12 days and the winner of the said tournament will get an opportunity to face IWGP Heavyweight Champion “Switchblade” Jay White for The IWGP Heavyweight Title at The G1 Supercard Event in New York City’s Madison Square Garden on April 6th. The recent show which featured the second round of the tournament emanated from The Nara Centennial Hall in Nara, Japan and it was headlined by “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada taking on Mikey Nicholls in a New Japan Cup Second Round Match as the main event. Below are the full results from the show:
– “Blue Justice” Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi def. “Big Mike” Michael Elgin & Yota Tsuji.
– Bullet Club (“The Crown Jewel” Chase Owens, Bad Luck Fale, “The Bone Soldier” Taiji Ishimori & HIKULEO) def. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Togi Makabe & Ren Narita.
– Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi) def. Hirooki Goto & Shota Umino.
– Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Davey Boy Smith Jr.) def. Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI, “King Of Darkness” EVIL & “Cold Skull” SANADA).
– “The Golden Star” Kota Ibushi & Tomoaki Honma def. Suzuki-gun (Zack Sabre Jr. & TAKA Michinoku).
– “The Flamboyant” Juice Robinson, “The Stone Pitbull” Tomohiro Ishii, Colt Cabana & Ryusuke Taguchi def. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toru Yano, YOSHI-HASHI & Toa Henare.
– “The Aerial Assassin” Will Ospreay def. Lance Archer (New Japan Cup 2nd Round Match).
– “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada def. Mikey Nicholls (New Japan Cup 2nd Round Match).