The rule-breaking antics of The House of Torture were on full display on night six of NJPW’s World and Super Junior tag leagues.
In the SHO and Dick Togo versus Lio Rush and YOH match, Yujiro Takahashi attacks Rush and Yoh from behind as they make their entrance. House of Torture swarms Rush and Yoh on the floor. Rush and Yoh hit Togo with their 3K in the ring but the official is out. Lio Rush attempts to awaken the official. He lifts him on his shoulders and tries to carry him back to the ring. Sho hits Rush in the stomach with his wrench doubling him over. Sho then hits Rush in the head with the wrench laying him out on the floor. Evil arrives with an official in tow. Despite all the chaos the new official signals for the bell to ring. Sho easily pins a KO’ed Yoh with Shock Arrow. Sho kicks Yoh’s prone body out of the ring.
In the next match, the House of Torture members stuck around to assist EVIL and Yujiro Takahashi in their match against United Empire’s Aaron Henare and Great-O-Khan. With the official in Dreamland Yujiro brings his cane into the match. “Lord” Gideon Grey had enough of The House of Torture’s shenanigans. Grey kicks him in the “lower abdomen”. Great-O-Khan brings his massive spear into the ring. He and Evil fight over it. Khan drops the spear after being punched in the gut. Both men try low-blows but are blocked by each other. Henare slips behind Evil though and punches him in the “lower abdomen”. Henare pins Yujiro with Streets of Rage.
The winners of the tournament get to challenge for the titles at Wrestle Kingdom. If the champs win, they get to pick their opponents.
WORLD and SUPER JUNIOR TAG LEAGUE Night Six 2022 Results
KUSHIDA and Kevin Knight versus DOUKI and Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Super Jr Tag League Tournament Match
Kanemaru pins Knight with his brainbuster.
Winners: DOUKI and Yoshinobu Kanemaru
Toru Yano and Hiroshi Tanahashi versus Gabriel Kidd and Alex Coughlin – World Tag League Tournament Match
Yano powerslams Kidd. Tanahashi pins him with a High Fly Flow.
Winners: Toru Yano and Hiroshi Tanahashi
SHO and Dick Togo versus Lio Rush and YOH – Super Jr Tag League Tournament Match
Winners: SHO and Dick Togo
Aaron Henare and Great-O-Khan versus EVIL and Yujiro Takahashi – World Tag League Tournament Match
Winners: Aaron Henare and Great-O-Khan
Ace Austin and Chris Bey versus Tiger Mask and Robbie Eagles – Super Jr Tag League Tournament Match
Austin pins Mask with The Fold.
Winners: Ace Austin and Chris Bey
Shane Haste and Mikey Nicholls (TMDK) versus Lance Archer and Minoru Suzuki – World Tag League Tournament Match
Suzuki puts Haste in a sleeper on the mat. Haste rolls up Suzuki for the win.
Winners: Shane Haste and Mikey Nicholls (TMDK)
El Lindaman and Alex Zayne versus Titan and BUSHI – Super Jr. Tag League 2022 Tournament Match
Zayne pins Bushi with a Taco Driver.
Winners: El Lindaman and Alex Zayne
Francesco Akira and TJP versus Clark Connors and Ryusuke Taguchi – Super Jr. Tag League 2022 Tournament Match
Connors is put away by Akira and TJP’s running knee strikes.
Winners: Francesco Akira and TJP
Tetsuya Natio and SANADA versus Kyle Fletcher and Mark Davis – World Tag League 2022 Tournament Match
Naito pins Fletcher with Destino.
Winners: Tetsuya Natio and SANADA