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New Japan “Kizuna Road 2016” Results
June 27, 2016
Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall
Results reported via PuroresuSpirit.net
(1) Rysuke Taguchi beat David Finlay.
(2) Tomohiro Ishii & Sakuraba & RPG Vice (Rocky Romero & Trent Baretta) beat Nakanishi & Jushin Liger & Tiger Mask IV & Captain New Japan. Ishii pinned the poor Captain, who sold frustration after the match.
(3) Kojima & Matt Sydal & Yoshitatsu beat Bullet Club (Chase Owens & Adam Page & Yujiro Takahashi) in a six-man tag match. Kojima pinned Owens via lariat, then Bullet Club put a beat down on the winners. Page hung Yoshi “Bullet Club Hunter” Tatsu over the top rope with his noose.
New Japan announced the 2016 G1 Climax field.
(4) Tenzan & Shibata & Yuji Nagata beat Togi Makabe & Honma & Juice Robinson in a six-man tag match. Shibata-Honma heated up before their NEVER Openweight Title match on July 3.
After the match, Tenzan cut a promo expressing anger that he will not be in the G1 Climax tournament this year.
(5) CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto) beat L.I.J. (Sanada & EVIL).
(6) L.I.J. (Naito & BUSHI) beat CHAOS (IWGP World Hvt. champion Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay) in the main event.
After the match, Bushi declared that he will be in the Super J Cup that begins on July 20.
[ Naito art credit Matt Charlton & Sam Gardiner ]