NJPW “Strong Style Evolved” 3/25/18 [Sun] @ Long Beach Walter Pyramid
(1) Rocky Romero, SHO & YOH vs Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian & Scorpio Sky
♦Winner: SHO () following the 3K on Scorpio Sky
(2) Juice Robinson & David Finlay vs Hirooki Goto & Gedo
♦Winner: Finlay () with the Prima Nocta on Gedo
(3) Toru Yano & Chuckie T vs Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.
♦Winner: Archer () following the Killer Bomb on Chuckie T
(4) Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa vs Cody & Marty Scurll
♦Winner: Cody () with the Cross Rhodes on Loa
~ Cody attempted to call the match off before it started, not wanting Bullet Club members to fight each other. But Tanga Loa insisted that the match happen, and declared that G.O.D was not on “Team Cody.”
(5) Hiroshi Tanahashi, KUSHIDA, Ryusuke Taguchi & Dragon Lee vs Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi
♦Winner: Naito () with the Destino on Taguchi
~ Rey Mysterio Jr. came to the ring and apologized for not being able to compete in the originally scheduled match against Liger due to his torn bicep. However, he promised that when he has recovered he will compete in an NJPW ring.
(6) Special Singles Match: Jushin “Thunder” Liger vs Will Ospreay
♦Winner: Ospreay () with the Oscutter
~ After the match, Ospreay said he wants to defend the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship against Rey Mysterio Jr. when he is able to compete again.
~ Marty Scurll attacked Ospreay from behind. Mysterio ran to his aid, but Scurll pulled his mask off. Liger finally ran back in and chased Scurll off.
(7) Special Tag Match: Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii vs Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr.
♦Winner: Sabre Jr. () via referee stop; Jim Breaks Armbar on Ishii
~ Suzuki & Sabre attacked Okada and even the referee after the match.
~ It was announced that NJPW will return to the U.S. to hold a G1 Special show on Saturday, 7/7 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco.
(8) IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Championship Match: [2nd Champion] Jay White vs [Challenger] Hangman Page
♦Winner: White () with the Blade Runner
~ 1st successful defense
~ David Finlay ambushed White after the match, and announced he will challenge for the IWGP U.S. Heavyweight title on 4/24 at Korakuen Hall.
(9) Special Tag Match: Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi vs Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson
♦Winner: Omega () following the Golden Trigger on Matt
~ Omega seemed to make amends with Nick Jackson after the match, though Matt refused to shake his hand.
~ Cody came to the ring to berate the Young Bucks after their defeat, but was chased off by Omega.
~ Omega said he doesn’t know what will happen with the Bullet Club going forward, and it pains him to go to war with his friends, but there is a silver lining in the return of the Golden Lovers, and he promised they would be back in a feature match when NJPW returns to the U.S.