The finals of the 2017 NJPW World Tag League took place this morning, setting the stage for several major matches to come at Wrestle Kingdom 12. Not only did we find out who would challenge for the IWGP Tag Team Championships, we also got a preview of Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega’s battle at WK12.
– Jushin Liger, Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima, & Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Katsuya Kitamura, Hirai Kawato, Henare, David Finlay, & Togi Makabe @ 7:05 via pin.
– War Machine, Jeff Cobb, & Michael Elgin defeated Leo Tonga, Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi, & Hangman Page @ 8:30 via pin.
– Bad Luck Fale defeated BUSHI @ 4:05 via DQ.
– Best Friends defeated Sami Callihan & Juice Robinson @ 11:58 via pin
– CHAOS defeated Suzuki-gun @ 11:57 via pin
Post match, Goto cuts a promo about Suzuki avoiding his challenge, angering Suzuki. Suzuki returns and cuts a promo, and it seems that Goto will put his hair on the line for a shot at the Never title at WrestleKingdom.
– Cody & Marty Scurll defeated KUSHIDA & Kota Ibushi @ 12:30 via pin
– The Elite defeated Rocky Romero, Sho, & Yoh @ 11:10 via pin
– We get another Chris Jericho video, clapping for Omega and asking if he’s ready for WrestleKingdom 12. Jericho says he will beat the hell out of Omega. The lights go out, and when they come back on Jericho is standing behind Omega! He hits a codebreaker and beats down Omega. Jericho grabs the US title and nails Omega He then takes out the ref and a young lion. Omega is busted open and Jericho continues to beat on Omega. Another codebreaker by Jericho and he stands tall. Callis tries to check on Omega and Jericho takes him out and continues to beat on a bloody Kenny Omega and poses with the US Title. The Young Bucks return and make the save. Don Callis is stretchered out.
– EVIL & SANADA defeated The Guerillas Of Destiny via pin to win World Tag League
– EVIL & SANADA will now challenge Killer Elite Squad for the IWGP Tag Team Championships at WK12.