Only five teams are still in contention after night ten of NJPW’s World Tag League. SANADA and Tetsuya Naito, Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi, YOSHI-HASHI and Hirooki Goto, Aaron Henare and The Great-O-Khan and Yujiro Takahashi and Evil are the only teams who stand a chance of winning the tournament. Everyone else is out of the running, especially TAKA Michinoku and Minoru Suzuki who still don’t have a single win.

Night ten saw two Bullet Club teams face off in Bad Luck Fale and Chase Owens versus Tanga Loa and Tama Tonga. To their credit, neither team took a step back. The Guerrillas of Destiny kept working over Owens’ left arm in their corner not allowing him to tag the big man in.

Owens finally got his match back on track by backdropping Tama into the clouds as Fale smashed Loa into the ringside barricade on the floor. Tama beat the count back into the ring only to face an angry Fale. Fale distracted the official so that Chase could choke Tama over the ropes.

Chase Owens takes advantage of a distracted official. Courtesy: NJPW.

Owens and Fale cut Tama off from Loa lowering the boom on him. Tama made the hot tag to Loa after blistering Owens with some old school Haku chops.

Tama escaped from Fale’s shoulders attempting a roll-up but couldn’t get the behemoth over. Loa provided the momentum with a drop kicks. Tama rolled up Fale for the 1, 2, 3. The Guerrillas of Destiny left behind a stunned Fale in the ring.

The winner of the BOSJ tournament will secure a shot for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom while the winners of World Tag League will secure a a match for the IWGP Tag Team Championship at Wrestle Kingdom.

NJPW World Tag League Night Ten Results

World Tag League Standings
Names Score
SANADA and Tetsuya Naito 16
Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi 16
YOSHI-HASHI and Hirooki Goto 16
Aaron Henare and The Great-O-Khan 14
Yujiro Takahashi and Evil 14
Bad Luck Fale and Chase Owens 12
Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa 12
Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toru Yano 12
Satoshi Kojima and Hiroyoshi Tenzan 4
Tiger Mask and Yuji Nagata 2
Tomoaki Honma and Togi Makabe 2
TAKA Michinoku and Minoru Suzuki 0

 

Minoru Suzuki and Taka Michinoku versus Evil and Yujiro Takahashi РWORLD TAG LEAGUE 2021 TOURNAMENT MATCH

Evil distracts the official so that Togo can choke out Taka with his garotte. Yujiro pins Taka with the Pimp Juice DDT.

Winners: Evil and Yujiro Takahashi

Tiger Mask and Yuji Nagata versus Sanada and Tetsuya Naito – WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2021 TOURNAMENT MATCH

Sanada pins Nagata with a moonsault off the top rope.

Winners: Sanada and Tetsuya Naito

Tomoaki Honma and Togi Makabe versus Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi – WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2021 TOURNAMENT MATCH

Honma submits to Taichi’s stretch plumb.

Winners: Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi

Bad Luck Fale and Chase Owens versus Tanga Loa and Tama Tonga – WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2021 TOURNAMENT MATCH

Winners: Tanga Loa and Tama Tonga

Satoshi Kojima and Hiroyoshi Tenzan versus Toru Yano and Hiroshi Tanahashi – WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2021 TOURNAMENT MATCH

Yano punches Tenzan in the “lower abdomen” for the roll-up and the win.

Winners: Toru Yano and Hiroshi Tanahashi

Yoshi-Hashi and Hirooki Goto versus Aaron Henare and The Great-O-Khan – WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2021 TOURNAMENT MATCH

Yoshi-Hashi and Hirooki Goto put Henare away with their Shoto finisher.

Winners: Yoshi-Hashi and Hirooki Goto