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New Japan Wrestling Dontaku Results (5/4) Okada/Tanahashi, Bone Soldier Returns, Naito Attacked, More

New Japan Wrestling Dontaku Results (5/4) Live In Progress
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FIRST MATCH: Ryusuke Taguchi, Tiger Mask & Jushin “Thunder” Liger vs. Yuya Uemura, Ren Narita & Shota Umino

Young Lions hit triple dropkicks to start the match. The Young Lions beat on Liger. Tiger Mask tries to make the save, but gets body slammed by Uemura for one. Uemura mounts Tiger and pummels him. Tiger fights out of a Suplex. Tiger hits a spinning gut kick. Tiger Mask drops Uemura with a kick. Tiger Mask continues the barrage and then tags in Taguchi.

Taguchi hits repeated Hip Attacks on Uemura. Taguchi covers for a nearfall. Taguchi throws Uemura to the floor, where Liger throws him into the barricade. Back in the ring, Liger tags in and locks in a Romero Special, but the Young Lions break it up. Tiger Mask hits a Double Underhook Suplex for two.

Tiger Mask hits a dropkick. Tiger Mask mounts Uemura and slaps away at Uemura’s chest. Liger tags in.

Uemura ducks a Shotei and hits a Dropkick. Umino tags in and clears the apron. Umino punishes Liger with forearms. Liger comes back with a Shotei. Taguchi tags in.

Taguchi hits a Hip Attack, but Umino fights back. Taguchi hits a Roundhouse Body Kick. Umino hits a Suplex. Narita tags in and clears the apron. Narita floors Taguchi for a nearfall.

Narita goes for the Boston Crab but Taguchi fights to the ropes. Narita locks in a Cross-Legged Crab but it gets broken up. Taguchi hits a Hip Attack for two.  Narita counters a Dodon with a rollup, but Taguchi counters with an Ankle Lock. Narita submits.

WINNERS: Ryusuke Taguchi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask.

SECOND MATCH: Tomoyuki Oka & Yuji Nagata vs. Bullet Club (Chase Owens & Yujiro Takahashi)

Bullet Club sneak attacks Oka to start, but Nagata helps even the odds. Oka gets a nearfall on Owens. Owens fights back and double teams Oka with Yujiro. They then hit a drop toe hold followed by a low dropkick on Nagata. Bullet Club taunts Nagata. Owens chops away at Oka. Takahashi tags in and hits a snapmare/legdrop combo for two.

Yujiro gets Oka on the ropes and hits a Yakuza Kick. Oka fires up and withstands a standing Big Boot. Oka hits a Sling Blade. Nagata tags in and clears the apron. Nagata hacks away at Yujiro’s midsection with vicious kicks. Nagata hits an overhead throw for two.

Nagata goes for a brainbuster but eats a big boot. Yujiro hits a Fisherman Buster. Owens tags in. Owens tries to dominate Nagata, but gets locked in a Fujiwara Armbar. Yujiro breaks it up. Oka tags in.

Oka slams Owens into the corner. Oka hits a corner splash, but misses a second. Owens hits a Thrust Kick. Owens goes for a Package Piledriver but Oka counters with a pin for two. Owens hits Jewel Heist Lariat but Nagata breaks up the pinfall. Owens hits a Package Piledriver for the pinfall.

WINNERS: Bullet Club

THIRD MATCH: Roppongi 3K (Sho, Yoh & Rocky Romero) vs. Suzuki-gun (Taichi, TAKA Michinoku & Takashi Iizuka)

Suzuki-gun assault Roppongi 3K to start. Everyone Brawls On The Outside™.

In the ring, Iizuka chews on Sho’s head. Yoh runs in and Iizuka chews on Yoh’s head.Rocky runs in and gets bit. Sho gets bit. Yoh gets bit. Rocky gets bit. Everyone gets bit!

Iizuka dominates Sho in the corner. Taichi tags in. Taichi beats on Sho. Taichi hits a corner lariat for two.

Taichi rips off his pants, but misses the Buzzsaw. Taichi dodges a dropkick and tags in TAKA. TAKA and Sho exchange strikes. TAKA hits an side kick and a thrust kick for two. Suzuki-gun take out Rocky, Yoh and the referee. Taichi hits everyone with his mic stand. Sho fights back on his own against Suzuki-gun. Inverted Atomic Drop from Iizuka. Big Knee from TAKA. Buzzsaw Kick from Taichi. Iizuka gets the Iron Glove but Sho dodges. Roppongi 3K triple team TAKA. Rocky takes out Taichi at ringside. Sho and Yoh hit 3K for the pinfall.

WINNERS: Roppongi 3K

FOURTH MATCH: Toa Henare & Togi Makabe vs. CHAOS (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii)

Ishii and Henare exchange a flurry of forearms to start. Ishii’s shots stagger Henare. Henare fights back and hits a running corner lariat. Henare headbutts Ishii repeatedly but falls to a shoulder tackle. Henare throws some chops, but Ishii drops Henare with a chop of his own. Yano tags in and removes the turnbuckle. Yano throws Henare into the exposed turnbuckle. Yano gets thrown into the turnbuckle. Henare hits a shoulder tackle. Makabe tags in.

Makabe decimates Yano with punches. Ishii tires to help out but Makabe hits running lariats on both men. Makabe hits mounted punches in the corner on Yano. Yano fights back but falls to a big blow from Makabe for two.

Makabe hits a Shoulder Tackle. Henare tags in. Henare ducks a lariat. Henare ducks an elbow. Henare hits a tackle. Henare climbs to the top rope and hits a flying shoulder tackle for two.

Yano takes Henare down by the hair and tags in Ishii. They exchange strikes and tackles. Ishii hits Henare with a German Suplex. Ishii hits a corner lariat. Ishii goes for a Powerbomb but Makabe breaks it up. Makabe hits Ishii with a Backfist. Henare hits a Samoan Drop. Stereo Lariats, followed by a Spear but the pin gets broken. Yano hits an inverted atomic drop. Henare gets thrown into the exposed corner. Ishii hits a Saito Suplex on Henare for two.

Double Lariats sends Ishii to the canvas. Henare hits a Spear for two. Ishii goes for Brainbuster but Henare counters with a Small Package for two. Ishii hits a Western Lariat. Ishii hits a Vertical Drop Brainbuster for the pinfall.