The Impact Team of Ace Austin and Chris Bey were handed their first loss of the Super Junior Tag tournament tonight. The red hot team of Lio Rush and YOH defeated them on night five. Bey and Austin had Yoh set up for the pin but Yoh kicked out shocking Bey. Rush hit Austin with a stunner. Yoh followed up knocking Bey into next week with a super kick. Yoh took out Austin on the floor as Rush pinned Bey with a frog splash from the top rope. Five teams are now tied for first place: Ace Austin and Chris Bey, Lio Rush and YOH, Francesco Akira and TJP, EL LINDAMAN and Alex Zayne, Titán and Bushi.
DOUKI and Yoshinobu Kanemaru, SHO and Dick Togo still haven’t won a match.
The winners of the tournament get to challenge for the titles at Wrestle Kingdom. If the champs win, they get to pick their opponents.
SUPER JUNIOR TAG LEAGUE Night Five 2022 Results
TMDK versus Yuto Nakashima and Oskar Leube
Mikey Nicholls pins Leube with his Mikey Bomb.
United Empire (Aussie Open, The Great O-Khan and Aaron Henare) versus Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toru Yano, Ryohei Oiwa and Kosei Fujita
Henare gets the win for the United Empire.
Winners: Aussie Open, The Great O-Khan and Aaron Henare
Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi, Sanada and Hiromu Takahashi) versus Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer, Taichi and El Desperado)
Shingo and Taichi play the counted-out game but each beats the count back into the ring after brawling on the floor. Taichi pins Shingo with a Superman Pin.
Winners: Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer, Taichi and El Desperado
Ryusuke Taguchi and Clark Connors versus Kushida and Kevin Knight – Super Jr. Tag League 2022 Tournament Match
Connors pins Knight with Trophy Kill.
Winners: Ryusuke Taguchi and Clark Connors
TJ Perkins and Francesco Akira versus SHO and Dick Togo – Super Jr. Tag League 2022 Tournament Match
Akira nabs SHO’s wrench before he can. He throws it to TJP who fakes being hit with it. The House of Torture claims innocence. United Empire clobbers Togo with their double running knee strikes.
Winners: TJ Perkins and Francesco Akira
Alex Zayne and El Lindaman versus Robbie Eagles and Tiger Mask – Super Jr. Tag League 2022 Tournament Match
Zayne pins Mask with the Cinnamon Twist.
Winners: Alex Zayne and El Lindaman
Bushi and Titan versus Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Douki – Super Jr. Tag League 2022 Tournament Match
Douki is pinned by Bushi and Titan’s MX, double stomp finisher.
Winners: Bushi and Titan
Ace Austin and Chris Bey versus Lio Rush and YOH – Super Jr. Tag League 2022 Tournament Match
Winners: Lio Rush and YOH