NJPW World Tag League 2023 Night 16 Results (12/7/2023), Semi-Finals Are Set

The final night of NJPW World Tag League 2023 B Block action took place on December 7th at the Miyakonojo City Hayami Park Sports Culture Center. Almost 1300 fans were in attendance for the event.

The main event of the show saw Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI defeat Taichi & Yuya Uemura to punch their ticket to the semi-finals of the tournament.

In the co-feature, Hikuleo & El Phantasmo got past Lance Archer & Alex Zayne to earn a spot in the semi-finals as well.

Here are the results courtesy of for NJPW World Tag League 2023 Night 16:

  • DOUKI defeated Shoma Kato (6:16) with a Half Paradise Lock.
    Great-O-Khan, HENARE & Callum Newman defeated Bishop Kaun, Toa Liona & Yuto Nakashima (11:06) after HENARE’s rampage against Nakashima.
  • “King of Darkness” EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi & SHO defeated Shota Umino, Ryusuke Taguchi & Tiger Mask (7:27) as SHO Tiger pinned.
  • Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano defeated Kaito Kiyomiya, Ryohei Oiwa, Tomoaki Honma & Oleg Boltin (9:08) after a horizontal cradle by Yano against Boltin.
  • Alex Coughlin, Gabe Kidd & Taiji Ishimori defeated Mikey Nicholls, Shane Haste & Kosei Fujita (5:49) after a jackhammer from Coughlin against Fujita.
  • World Tag League – Block B: Yuji Nagata & Minoru Suzuki [4] defeated Bad Luck Fale & Jack Bonza [4] (9:43) after a Gotch-style piledriver by Suzuki against Bonza.
  • World Tag League – Block B: Atlantis Jr. & Soberano Jr. [7] defeated Yota Tsuji & Zandokan Jr. [6] (14:01) after Soberano’s Soberano Driver against Zandokan. 
  • World Tag League – Block B: Hikuleo & El Phantasmo [10] defeated Lance Archer & Alex Zayne [8] (15:15) as Phantasmo Zayne pinned after a Super Thunder Kiss 86.
  • World Tag League – Block B: Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI [9] defeated Taichi & Yuya Uemura [8] (23:42) as YOSHI-HASHI Uemura pinned after the shoto.

The World Tag League 2023 semi-final matches are set for December 8th at the Kirishima City Makizono Arena and they are as follows:

  • World Tag League Semi Finals: Alex Coughlin & Gabe Kidd vs. Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI
  • World Tag League Semi Finals: Hikuleo & El Phantasmo vs. Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste

Here are some clips of the action from Night 16:

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