5/22 New Japan Results – Best of Super Jrs. Night 2, plus Tanahashi pulled from tour for injury angle

New Japan Best of the Super Jrs. 2016 Roster graphic (c) NJPWWorld.com


New Japan Results
Best of the Super Jrs. Night 2
May 22, 2016
Shizuoka, Japan
Results reported via PuroresuSpirit.net

The event is available on-demand through New Japan’s pay “New Japan World” streaming service at NJPWWorld.com.

The big news is Tanahashi has been pulled from the tour following Kenny Omega’s injury attack on Night 1. Tanahashi is recovering for his IWGP IC Title shot against Omega on June 19 at the “Dominion” PPV.

(1) YOSHI-HASHI & Rocky Romero beat Jay White & David Finlay.

(2) Shibata & IWGP Jr. Hvt. champion KUSHIDA & Taguchi & Juice Robinson beat Yuji Nagata & Satoshi Kojima & Matt Sydal & Kyle O’Reilly in an eight-man tag match.

Best of Super Jrs. B Block Results

(3) Ricochet beat Tiger Mask IV.

(4) Jushin Liger beat Bobby Fish.

(5) Baretta beat Volador, Jr.

(6) Chase Owens beat Will Ospreay.


(7) Bullet Club (Kenny Omega & Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi) beat Kojima & Yoshitatsu & Captain New Japan in a six-man tag match. Kojima pulled double-duty replacing Tanahashi.

(8) L.I.J. (IWGP World champion Naito & Sanada & EVIL & BUSHI) beat CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada & Hirooki Goto & Ishii & Gedo) in an eight-man tag match. Sanada pinned Gedo.

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