New Japan Pro Wrestling “KIZNA- Presents NEW JAPAN CUP 2017”, 3/12/2017 [Sun] 16:00
@ Amagasaki City Baycom General Gymnasium in Hyogo
3,862 Spectators (crowded)
(1) Yuji Nagata & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Tiger Mask IV & David Finlay
♦Winner: Nagata (5:46) with an Udegatame on Tiger.
(2) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Hirai Kawato vs. Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
♦Winner: Loa (6:18) over Kawato.
(3) Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, KUSHIDA & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI
♦Winner: EVIL (9:57) following the EVIL on Taguchi.
(4) Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Toru Yano, Jado & Gedo vs. Takashi Iizuka, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku
♦Winner: Yano (10:18) with a School Boy on Desperado.
(5) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Juice Robinson vs. Yujiro Takahashi
♦Winner: Robinson (10:21) following the Pulp Friction.
~ Robinson moves on to the 2nd round.
(6) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: YOSHI-HASHI vs. SANADA
♦Winner: SANADA (13:57) with the Skull End.
~ SANADA moves on to the 2nd round.
(7) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Minoru Suzuki
♦Winner: Shibata (19:44) following a PK.
~ Shibata moves on to the 2nd round.
(8) NEW JAPAN CUP 1st Round Match: Tomohiro Ushii vs. Kenny Omega
♦Winner: Ishii (29:45) following a Vertical Drop style Brainbuster.
~ Ishii moves on to the 2nd round.