3/4 New Japan Cup Night 2 Results – Elgin advances to final day, plus Hayabuse tribute

New Japan announces that crowds can cheer again


New Japan Cup Results Night 2
March 4, 2016
Tokyo, Japan
Full Results reported at PuroresuSpirit.net

The show started with a 10-bell salute to Hayabusa, who died the day before.

(1) Jay White beat David Finlay.

(2) Tanahashi & Juice Robinson beat Yujiro Takahashi & Cody Hall.

(3) NEVER Openweight champion Shibata & Ryusuke Taguchi & IWGP Jr. Hvt. champion KUSHIDA & IWGP World tag champions Honma & Togi Makabe beat Tenzan & Yuji Nagata & Nakanishi & Jushin Liger & Tiger Mask IV in a mega-10-man tag match.

Shibata and Yuji Nagata had a post-match stare down setting up a potential title match.

(4) IWGP World Hvt. champion Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI beat EVIL & BUSHI from Naito’s faction.

(5) New Japan Cup quarter-final match: Toru Yano beat Satoshi Kojima.

(6) New Japan Cup quarter-final match: Hirooki Goto beat Tama Tonga. Okada continues to recruit Goto to CHAOS.

(7) New Japan Cup quarter-final match: Michael Elgin beat Bad Luck Fale.

(8) New Japan Cup quarter-final match: Naito beat Tomohiro Ishii (ROH TV champion).

The semi-finals and finals take place next Saturday, March 12 with the following match-ups:

– Michael Elgin vs. Goto
– Yano vs. Naito

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