NJPW “POWER STRUGGLE” 11/5/17 Quick Results


NJPW “POWER STRUGGLE” 11/5/17 [Sun] 17:00 @ the Osaka Prefectural Gym
5,480 spectators


(0) David Finlay vs Katsuya Kitamura
Winner: Finlay (5:32) with the Prima Nocta

(1) Dragon Lee & Titan vs Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson
Winner: Nick & Matt (7:18) with a Sharpshooter and Crossface on Titan

(2) Juice Robinson, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Tiger Mask IV, KUSHIDA & Hirai Kawato vs Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku
Winner: KUSHIDA (5:19) with the Hoverboard Lock on TAKA

(3) Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs Cody, Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens
Winner: Kojima (8:11) with the Lariat on Owens

(4) Super Jr. Tag Tournament 2017 Finals Match: Ryusuke Taguchi & ACH vs YOH & SHO
Winner: YOH (15:51) following the 3K on ACH
~Roppongi 3K win the Super Jr. Tag Tournament as the reigning IWGP Jr. Tag Champions.
~Following the match, the Young Bucks came to the ring and issued a challenge to Roppongi 3K. Rocky Romero accepted the challenge on their behalf.


(5) Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii, YOSHI-HASHI & Gedo vs Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, SANADA, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi
Winner: Okada (12:07) with the Rainmaker on BUSHI
~NJPW announced they will be returning to America on March 25, 2018 at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, and will call the show “Strong Style Evolved.”
(6) NEVER Openweight Championship Bull Rope Match:[16th Champion] Minoru Suzuki vs [Challenger] Toru Yano
Winner: Suzuki (15:21) with the Gotch-Style Piledriver
~3rd successful defense
(7) IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: [78th Champion] Will Ospreay vs [Challenger] Marty Scurll
Winner: Scurll (17:28) via pinfall
~Champion falls on his 1st defense. Marty Scurll becomes the 79th champion.
~KUSHIDA & Ospreay both issued challenges to the new champion. Hiromu Takahashi came in as well, this time with a protective helmet and gloves to ensure no one could stop him from challenging this time. In the end, Scurll said he would defend the title against all of them in a 4WAY Match.
(8) IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Championship Match: [1st Champion] Kenny Omega vs [Challenger] Barreta
Winner: Omega () with the Katayoku no Tenshi
~1st successful defense

~Chris Jericho 
appeared in a video after the match. He said many have claimed to be the best in wrestling, but no one is better than him. He then challenged Omega to a match for the IWGP U.S. Championship at Wrestle Kingdom. Omega accepted the challenge.
(9) IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: [16th Champion] Hiroshi Tanahashi vs [Challenger] Kota Ibushi
Winner: Tanahashi () with the High Fly Flow
~3rd successful defense
~After the match, Jay White was revealed to be the mysterious “Switchblade” who has been teased over the last few months, and issued a challenge to Tanahashi for an IWGP Intercontinental Championship match at Wrestle Kingdom. The two then brawled, until White knocked the champion out with the Shellshock (swinging reverse STO).



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