The New Japan Cup continues with another strong show, this one featuring Archer vs Fale and Taichi vs Tanahashi in the first round.
New Japan Cup 2018 Event Date: March 9, 2018 (18:30 JST) aired live on NJPW World City: Bunko, Tokyo, Japan Venue: Korakuen Hall Attendance: 1,719 Series: New Japan Cup 2018 Commentary (English): Kevin Kelly, Chuckie T (matches 3- 7) Commentary (Japanese): Milano Collection AT, Hirooki Goto (matches 3-7) Ring Announcer: Kimihiko Ozaki, Makoto Abe …
The fallout from Tokyo lands at Korakuen Hall, and even though many people are hurting from last night, the beginnings of many new rivalries are formed among the chaos.
The last big show before Wrestle Kingdom was a good preview of what’s to come with some good matches.
The first of two nights to end the NJPW year at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo serves as a nice preview of things to come at Wrestle Kingdom in a few short weeks.
There were a lot of big expectations going in to many of the matches at Dominion, and I think they were met and in some cases exceeded. This was a great show top to bottom.
Two nights before the big event in Osaka, the Road to Dominion had a lot of fun tag matches and managed to build some solid interest in all of the upcoming title matches.
The Best of the Super Jr. 24 tournament ends with great final match a bunch of fun tag matches in the undercard.
Block A evens out the top of the bracket with some good matches highlighted by Liger vs Dragon Lee and Hiromu Takahashi vs Marty Scurll.
The race to the top of Block B gets tighter as the tournament creeps towards the finish. Was KUSHIDA able to stay in the running, or did Kanemaru effectively knock him out of this year’s tournament?
Dragon Lee and Will Ospreay battle to see who will take the lead in Block A during another fine night of tournament matches.
Block B reaches the halfway point of the tournament with some wrestlers looking to increase their lead and others looking to just stay competitive.
A Block reaches the halfway point of the tournament with another round of solid matches.
The third round of Block B matches contained a nice variety of entertaining matchups, including a great main event featuring two men looking to score their first victory in the tournament, KUSHIDA and BUSHI!
The tournament remains fairly even as Block A continues with another round of matches, highlighted by Ricochet taking on the current IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champ Hiromu Takahashi.
Night three of the 2017 Best of the Super Jr. tournament wasn’t as exciting as the first two nights, but it still delivered a nice variety of entertaining matches.
Night two of the 2017 Super Jr. tournament didn’t disappoint. Four more matches from the A Block were held, highlighted by a great match between Will Ospreay and Ricochet.