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

IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Title Match is next

IWGP Tag Team Championship Match
Killer Elite Squad (Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer) (c) vs. EVIL and SANADA

Killer Elite Squad out first.

Match starts, and KES connect with a Killer Bomb right off the bat! WHOA! They nearly stole that one right outta the gate. KES off to a fast start now. They are destroying EVIL. Both Archer and Davey Boy Jr. destroy all the Young Lions who were at ringside, some huge body slams on those poor little guys!

Archer chokeslams EVIL onto SANADA and a pile of the Young Lions. Referee begins the 20-count, Davey Boy Jr. throws SANADA back into the ring, he goes for the cover, two count. Body splash in the corner on SANADA, nice double team move on him, another pin attempt, another two count. Archer yells at the referee for being slow or just for being a ref. A massive lariat by Archer.

EVIL gets knocked off the apron as SANADA goes for a tag in the corner. Archer now choking SANADA with a shirt. Davey Boy Jr. is in now, SANADA continues to get dominated by the KES. Release suplex, pin attempt, two count.

On the outside now, Archer stomps EVIL and spits on him. Submission attempt on SANADA, he taps SANADA’s hand to the mat and says he tapped out. Archer back in now, he yells “Shut up!” to the crowd. SANADA dropped again, another pinfall, another two count. Archer gets really mad at the ref again.

SANADA finally gets in some offense, makes the tag to EVIL. He’s slow to get in, but a running senton, which he follows up by knocking Davey Boy Jr. off the apron to the floor. A bulldog on Archer, Davey Boy Jr. jumps in, he gets taken out. Archer tries for a chokeslam, blocked, lariat by EVIL, and again, Pinfall attempt on Archer. 2 count.

EVIL and Archer up on the top rope and a HUGE superplex on EVIL.

Both sides tag out, SANADA in now with a couple dropkicks, jumps Davey Boy Jr. twice, another dropkick. SANADA goes for skull end, but Archer is in. Archer tries for chokeslam, but SANADA flips out of it. Archer goes for a third chokeslam hits THIS ONE though, DAMN!

Davey Boy Jr. side suplex with bridge, EVIL charges in and breaks it up. KES connects with a Killer Bomb on SANADA, pinfall attempt… but SANADA kicks out just before the 3, only a 2!

Archer is out of the ring, EVIL and SANADA connect with a Magic Killer on Davey Boy Jr., pin attempt, only a two! SANADA goes up to the top rope, HUUUUUUUGGGGGEEEEE moonsault, here is the pin, 1-2-3! NEW Champions!

Winners: EVIL and SANADA via Pinfall to win the IWGP Tag Team Championship