NJPW WRESTLE KINGDOM 12 Complete Live Results – 1/4/18


NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship – Gauntlet Match
Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, and Bad Luck Fale (c) vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, Juice Robinson, and Togi Makabe vs. Beretta, Toru Yano, and Tomohiro Ishii vs. Hanson, Raymond Rowe, and Michael Elgin vs. Taichi, Takashi Iizuka, and Zack Sabre Jr.

– Match starts out with War Machine (Hanson & Rowe) and Michael Elgin vs. Taichi, Iizuka, and Sabre. Jr.

Elgin is in first, he’s destroying people right off the bat. Elgin with a one-armed stalled suplex on Iizuka. Taichi with the ring hammer and smacks Hanson in the head while the referee is distracted.

Iizuka tagged back in, Hanson with a nice cartwheel and clothesline, dropping his opponent. Sabre Jr. in now and he tries to trade blows with Rowe. That doesn’t go well for him. Hanson with a huge moonsault off the top rope, misses. Sabre Jr. with a nasty kick to the face. Rowe comes in and flattens Sabre Jr. Taichi rolls the referee to the floor. Iron glove comes out as do other members of Suzuki-gun. Sabre Jr. ends up choking Rowe out. The referee stops the first match, War Machine & Elgin eliminated.

– Beretta, Toru Yano, and Tomohiro Ishii enter the match.

Referee is again distracted as Suzuki-gun destroys the team of CHAOS before they can even get to the ring. Yano gets booted in the face by Sabre Jr., quick pin attempt, broken up by Beretta. Taichi tosses off the pants. Stuff happens, hard to keep up. Yano with the roll-up for the 1-2-3. Taichi, Iizuka, and Sabre. Jr. are eliminated.

– Ryusuke Taguchi, Juice Robinson, and Togi Makabe enter the match.

All three jump in the ring, but Robinson is left alone in the ring against CHAOS. Yano takes off the turnbuckle, Juice Robinson tries punching his way through his opponents. Yano tosses him the pad, which he then throws to the ref. Robinson with a leaping clothesline. Makabe in now and hammers away on Yano in the corner.

Yano is completely stuck in the corner as the other team charges in one at a time with all kinds of different strikes. Pin attempt on Yano, but Beretta breaks it up. Makabe now in the ring, he runs and double clotheslines two guys. Juice takes out Ishii and Beretta to the floor. Taguchi goes for Bomaye, but gets rolled up for the pin by Yano. Ryusuke Taguchi, Juice Robinson, and Togi Makabe are eliminated.

– Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, and Bad Luck Fale enter the match.

The NEVER Six-Man Tag Champions are now in the match and go right to work on CHAOS. Loa with a death valley driver to Beretta on the apron.

Bad Luck Fale and Yano in the ring now, Yano nearly thrown in the exposed ring corner. Fale charges and does end up running into the exposed corner. Ishii and Tonga go at it, in comes Tanga Loa, he gets clotheslined a bunch of times in the corner.

Ishii looking to suplex Bad Luck Fale, crowd pops, headbutts, Ishii attempts it, but no. Ishii behind Fale who backs him into the exposed corner, Fale with a splash attempt, but he misses.

Ishii goes for another suplex on Fale, but he is able to pull it off this time. Crowd goes nuts. Fale recovers though, he lifts Ishii up onto his shoulder, kicks away at Beretta, and samoan drop on Ishii.

Beretta trying to fight off the champions, goes for a tornado DDT, but connects with Guerrilla Warfare. Fale keeping the other members down as Tama Tonga flies into the corner and takes out Beretta. Beretta lifted up on the second rope. Tanga Loa goes up, looks for a suplex, but an elbow sends him back to the mat. Beretta with a moonsault, but gets a gunstun in midair! HOLY SHIT! Pin attempt, but Yano breaks it up.

Beretta is out of it still though, but he hits a dude buster outta nowhere for the victory.

Winners: Beretta, Toru Yano, and Tomohiro Ishii via Pinfall to win the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship

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