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New Japan Cup Results Night 2
March 4, 2016
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