New Japan Pro Wrestling “WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2016”, 12/10/2016 Results

New Japan Pro Wrestling “WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2016”, 12/10/2016 [Sat] 17:00 @ Sekisui Haim Super Arena in Miyagi

3,352 Spectators

(1) Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay
◆Winner: Finlay (6:40) with the Granby Roll on Tiger.

(2) WORLD TAG LEAGUE Special: Manabu Nakanishi & Henare vs. Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Yujiro (4:11) following the Pimp Juice on Henare.

(3) WORLD TAG LEAGUE Special: Yoshitatsu & Billy Gunn vs. Chase Owens & BONE SOLDIER
◆Winner: Gunn (5:17) following the Fameasser on BONE.

(4) WORLD TAG LEAGUE Special: Raymond Rowe & Hanson vs. Brian Breaker & Leland Race
◆Winner: Rowe (9:43) following the Fallout on Race.

(5) WORLD TAG LEAGUE Special: Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata vs. SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI
◆Winner: EVIL (9:11) following the EVIL on Kojima.

~ Cody Rhodes was revealed to be the latest member of BULLET CLUB. As he will be known as “The American Nightmare” Cody.

(6) WORLD TAG LEAGUE Special: Katsuyori Shibata & Juice Robinson vs. Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Goto (13:21) following the GTR on Shibata.
~ Goto with the win over the reigning NEVER Openweight Champion.

(7) WORLD TAG LEAGUE Special: Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA vs. Tetsuya Naito & Rush
◆Winner: Rush (12:52) following the Rush Driver on KUSHIDA.
~ Hiromu Takahashi came out to the ring and took out KUSHIDA as he then accepted Naito’s offer to become the latest member of L.I.J.

(8) WORLD TAG LEAGUE Special: Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Kenny Omega & Hangman Page
◆Winner: Okada (12:16) following the Rainmaker on Page.
~ Omega took out Okada following the match.

(9) WORLD TAG LEAGUE FINAL Match: (A BLOCK #1) Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa vs. (B BLOCK #1) Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma
◆Winner: Makabe (26:39) following the King Kong Knee Drop on Loa.
~ G.B.H. win the WTL 2016, as they also become the first team in New Japan history to win the league in back to back years. They then called out for the IWGP Tag belts next, which are held by Tong and Loa.