NJPW Presents WRESTLE KINGDOM 7 ～EVOLUTION～ in Tokyo Dome, 1/4/2013 [Fri] 17:00 @ Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan
(0-1) Wataru Inoue, Captain New Japan & Tama Tonga vs. Jado, YOSHI-HASHI & Tomohiro Ishii
◆Winner: Tonga (5:58) following the Head Shrinker.
(0-2) Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Hiromu Takahashi vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, KUSHIDA & BUSHI
◆Winner: BUSHI (7:12) with the Firebird Splash.
(1) Special 8 Man Tag Match: Manabu Nakanishi, MVP, Strongman & Akebono vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka, Yujiro Takahashi & Bob Sapp
◆Winner: Nakanishi (7:53) with the Argentine Backbreaker on Iizuka.
(2) NEVER Openweight Championship Match: [1st Champion] Masato Tanaka vs. [Challenger] Shelton Benjamin
◆Winner: Tanaka (6:41) following the Sliding D.
~ 1st Successful Defense.
~ Yujiro got in a few cheap shots on Benjamin to help make the match end so quickly.
~ Tomohiro Ishii challenged Tanaka for the NEVER belt.
(3) IWGP Tag Championship Match: [61st Champions] “Killer Elite Squad” Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. vs. [Challengers] “Sword & Guns” Hirooki Goto & “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson
◆Winner: Smith (10:52) following the Killer Bomb.
~ 2nd Defense.
(4) Special Singles Match: Yuji Nagata vs. Minoru Suzuki
◆Winner: Nagata (17:03) with the Backdrop Hold.
~ Suzuki came out to a live version of Kaze ni nare.
(5) IWGP Jr. Heavy Championship Triple Threat Match: [67th Champion] Prince Devitt vs. Low Ki vs. Kota Ibushi
◆Winner: Devitt (14:45) following the Avalanche Bloody Sunday to Ibushi.
~ 1st Successful Defense.
~ Taguchi challenged Devitt for the Jr. belt.
(6) Special Tag Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Keiji Mutoh & Shinjiro Otani
◆Winner: Tenzan (15:36) with a Moonsault Press on Otani.
~ Daichi slapped Tenzan after the match. Daichi will be able to compete in a couple months, it seems a feud of some kind will follow soon after.
(7) Special Singles Match: Togi Makabe vs. Katsuyori Shibata
◆Winner: Makabe (8:37) following the King Kong Knee Drop.
(8) IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: [4th Champion] Shinsuke Nakamura vs. [Challenger] Kazushi Sakuraba
◆Winner: Nakamura (11:12) following the Boma~Ye.
~ 4th Successful Defense.
~ Nakamura & Sakuraba shook hands after the match.
(9) Main Event ~ IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: [58th Champion] Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Kazuchika Okada
◆Winner: Tanahashi (33:34) with the High Fly Flow.
~ 6th Successful Defense.
~ Tanahashi sent the fans away with the air guitar.
~ Tanahashi name dropped Anderson as his possible next challenger, revenge from the G1.