During Night One of the Road to Tokyo Dome, the Birds of Prey won their match against Los Ingobernables de Japón. Tonight, the Birds of Prey pinned BUSHI of LIG to win their second match in two nights.
Robbie Eagles, Will Ospreay, Yoshi-Hashi & Kazuchika Okada defeated Los Ingobernables de Japón members BUSHI, Hiromu Takahashi, EVIL & Tetsuya Naito.
Naito and Okada exchanged arm drags to start the match. Naito locked in a hammerlock and BUSHI tagged himself into the match. However, Okada quickly dominated BUSHI. Both men tagged out to Ospreay and Hiromu and the pace of the match quickened. Ospreay rained down forearms on Hiromu. Eagles and Ospreay doubled-teamed Hiromu.
Okada sees a Tombstone Piledriver in Naito’s future. Photo: NJPW.
Okada repeatedly stomped on Hiromu. EVIL delivered a hard shoulder block on Okada. Evil and Yoshi-Hashi exchanged multiple chops. Okada returned to the ring and put EVIL down with an elbow. BUSHI and Eagles exchanged various moves with the crowd chanting ‘BUSHI.’ Ospreay hit the Storm Breaker on BUSHI for the win.
In other matches:
Jay White and Kota Ibushi battle on the floor. Photo: NJPW.
Toa Henare defeated Yota Tsuji. Henare came out with strong forearms to start the match. Tsuji retaliated with a series of chops. Henare delivered a big chop, which knocked Tsuji off his feet. Tsuji returned to his feet and both men traded forearms. Tsuji delivered a spear followed by a Boston Crab and Henare grabbed the ropes to force a break. Henare hit the Toa Bottom on Tsuji for the win.
El Phantasmo, Taiji Ishimori, & Bad Luck Fale beat Yuya Uemura, Tomoaki Honma, & Togi Makabe. Fale pushed Uemura before the bell rang. Once the bell rang, Uemura and Phantasmo started the match off with chain wrestling. Uemura backed Phantasmo into Uemura’s corner and tagged in Honma to continue the beat down.
Honma missed the headbutt and Phantasmo was able to drag Honma to his opposite corner where Fale and Ishimori double-teamed Honma. Uemura was double super kicked by Phantasmo and Ishimori for a near fall. Ishimori delivered a Bloody Cross on Uemura for the win.
Sho, Yoh, & Jyushin Liger defeated Rocky Romero, Ryusuke Taguchi, & Tiger Mask. Liger was wrestling his second last match in Kōrakuen Hall. Tiger Mask and Liger locked up to start off the match. Tiger Mask dove over the top rope onto Liger. Sho ran after Rocky on the outside of the ring. Both men returned to the ring where Rocky attempted a crossbody on Sho. However, Sho simply moved out of the way and Rocky landed on the mat.
Taguchi entered the ring and stood on Sho’s neck and chest. Sho made the hot tag to Liger who cleaned house on the opposing team. Taguchi delivered the hip attack on Liger to knock him off his feet. Yoh hit a dragon suplex for the win.
Shingo Takagi and SANADA beat Taichi and Zack Sabre Jr. Sabre and SANADA started the match off with chain wrestling. SANADA attempted to put on the paradise lock on Sabre who quickly escaped. Sabre locked in a triangle choke and SANADA grabbed the ropes to force a break. Both men went to the outside and brawled on the floor of Kōrakuen Hall.
Taichi and Takagi entered the ring and both men exchanged chops. Taichi ripped off his pants and attempted a superkick. Takagi delivered a hard clothesline on Taichi. SANADA and Sabre attempted to pin each other repeatedly and SANADA was able to get the three count on one of the pins.
David Finlay, Juice Robinson, Tomohiro Ishii, & Hirooki Goto defeated Tanga Loa, Tama Tonga, Yujiro Takahashi & KENTA. Goto wanted to start the match to get his hands-on KENTA. When the bell rang, KENTA immediately tagged out to Takahashi. Everyone went to the outside of the ring and brawled around ringside with the Bullet Club taking control. The Bullet Club isolated Finlay in their own corner. Finlay made the hot tag to Juice who cleaned house on the Bullet Club. Goto dominated KENTA in the middle of the ring. Jado hit Goto to allow KENTA to recover. Takahashi hit a fisherman buster on Goto for a near fall. Goto hit the GTR on Takahashi for the win.
Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kota Ibushi beat Chase Owens & Jay White. White and Owens asked Ibushi to join Bullet Club. Ibushi declined the offer and White and Owens attacked Ibushi. Owens grounded Tanahashi with a headlock while White and Ibushi battled on the outside. White returned to the ring and locked in a headlock on Tanahashi to ground him. Owens worked over Tanahashi’s left leg. Ibushi and White went into the ring and the pace of the match quicken. White hit a Death Valley Driver on Ibushi for a near fall. Owens hit a Jewel Heist for a near fall on Tanahashi. Tanahashi hit the twist and shout out of nowhere and followed up with a high fly flow for the win over Owens.