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April 26 Japan News & Notes
– New Japan held their final show before Wednesday’s live special on New Japan World.
On Tuesday’s show, Michael Elgin scored the victory in an eight-man tag match against Bullet Club. This set up Elgin challenging Kenny Omega for the IWGP Intercontinental Title on Wednesday.
In the main event of Tuesday’s show, IWGP World champion Naito’s L.I.J. group got another victory over CHAOS when Sanada pinned Gedo. (Full Results via PuroresuSpirit.net)
– NOAH is half-way through the Global Tag League tournament after Tuesday’s show.
The teams of Go Shiozaki & Maybach Taniguchi and New Japan’s Tenzan & Kojima are currently tied for first place. GHC tag champions Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith are tied for second place with three other teams. (Full Standings)
– All Japan held a press conference setting up their next three big shows in Tokyo, Saitama, and Chiba.
Set for May 25 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo is the next Triple Crown Hvt. Title match when Kento Miyahara defends against Daisuke Sekimoto. (Full Presser Coverage)