New Japan Pro Wrestling “WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2016”, 11/19/2016 [Sat] 18:30 @ Fujisawa Oji Chichibu Memorial Gymnasium in Kanagawa
(1) Teruaki Kanemitsu vs. Hirai Kawato
◆Winner: Kanemitsu (5:21) with a Boston Crab.
(2) Raymond Rowe, Hanson, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Brian Breaker, Leland Race, Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay
◆Winner: Hanson (5:50) following the Fall Out on Finlay.
(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi & Henare vs. Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page
◆Winner: Page (8:22) following the Right of Passage on Hernare.
(4) Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson & KUSHIDA vs. Tetsuya Naito, X & BUSHI
◆Winner: Naito (12:37) following the Destino on Robinson.
(5) WTL – B BLOCK Match: Yoshitatsu & Billy Gunn vs. Kenny Omega & Chase Owens
◆Winner: Gunn (10:40) following the Fameasser on Owens.
~ Yoshitatsu/Gunn [1 win = 2 points]
~ Omega/Owens [1 loss = 0 points]
(6) WTL – B BLOCK Match: Hirooki Goto & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Bad Luck Fale & BONE SOLDIER
◆Winner: Ishii (9:20) following the Vertical Drop style Brainbuster on BONE.
~ Goto/Ishii [1 win = 2 points]
~ Fale/BONE [1 loss = 0 points]
~ Goto and Ishii look strong as they aim to make it to the final match of the league.
(7) WTL – B BLOCK Match: Katsuyori Shibata & Yuji Nagata vs. SANADA & EVIL
◆Winner: SANADA (12:02) with the Skull End on Nagata.
~ SANADA/EVIL [1 win = 2 points]
~ Shibata/Nagata [1 loss = 0 points]
~ EVIL made it known that the grudge, series of matches, against Shibata are far from over and he alluded that to another shot at the NEVER belt. “Welcome to the Darkness World. This is EVIL. Everything is EVIL.”
(8) WTL – B BLOCK Match: Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Makabe (17:03) following the King Kong Knee Drop on YOSHI-HASHI.
~ Makabe/Honma [1 win = 2 points]
~ Okada/Y-H [1 loss = 0 points]
~ Makabe and Honma made it known that they want to become the IWGP Tag Champions once more. Makabe also mentioned that his 20th anniversary as a pro-wrestler is next year and he aims to cap that off with being a champion once more.
~ YOSHI-HASHI stated that he will not take this loss standing as he stated that he aims to bounce back and win this years league.