NJPW The New Beginning in Osaka Results – 2/9/20








NJPW The New Beginning in Osaka – 2/9/20
Osaka, Japan
Osaka-Jo Hall
Commentary Team: Kevin Kelly, Gino Gambino & Chris Charleston



Nagata Lock II on Henare, but Taguchi breaks it, Honma with a Chop to Nagata for a 2 count, Nakanishi lights up both of GBH, Double Lariat, cover on Makabe for a 2 count, Argentine Backbreaker on Makabe, Dragon Sleeper on Taguchi, Nagata Lock II on Henare, Anaconda Vise on Honma, Makabe goes to the eyes to get out of it, the others release their holds, Kojima with Machinegune Chops on Honma, Honma with a Body Slam then the Kokeshi, but Tenzan & Nagata break it up, Nakanishi with the Diving Chop then Kojima finishes Honma with the Cozy Lariat for the win


Nakanishi thanks the fans for coming, 27 years ago he started, he was terrible, but they supported him throughout his career, he’s got 4 matches left & will give it his all

IWGP Jr Heavyweight Tag Team Championship

Kanemaru goes after SHO’s injured leg, Desperado cracks the chair into the leg not once but twice, Desperado is keeping YOH occupied, but SHO makes it back in, Kanemaru like a shark goes after the leg with a modified Stretch Muffler, Scissor Stomp, gun with Wishbone Split, Desperado with a Body Slam then a Splash on the leg for a 2 count, Half Crab, but SHO makes it to the rope, SHO is able to get the tag to YOH, YOH with a barrage of slaps to Desperado, Kanemaru with a Satellite DDT for a near fall, up to the second, YOH avoids Deep Impact & hits a Leaping DDT, Desperado with a Knee Breaker on SHO then Kanemaru with a Figure 4, Desperado blocks YOH, SHO makes it to the rope, Kanemaru looks for the kill, he hits Deep Impact, but only gets a near fall, up top, SHO avoids the Moonsault, but Kanemaru lands on his feet, he tries the Figure 4, but YOH with a Superkick to stop it, Desperado stops the 3K attempt, SHO blocks the Satori Surprise, SHO turns Kanemaru inside out with a Lariat, Shock Arrow connects but only gets a near fall, YOH up top, they hit Strong X on Kanemaru to retain


YOH & Desperado get in each other’s faces, gun are going back to plan more, Taguchi has come down, he says the belts look good on Roppongi 3K, but Rocky Romero isn’t just a manager, he’s a wrestler, a great wrestler, he wants Rocky to team with him to challenge 3K & Rocky accepts, YOH says they will win that match, but they do accept the challenge


GoD with a pair of Slingshot Senton Atomicos on Finlay, Loa into a cover for a 2 count, Yujiro with a Sliding Legdrop for a 2 count, Chase with a neck snap for a 2 count, Finlay with a flash pin for a 2 count, Ibushi with a Double Pele on Yujiro & Tama, Standing Moonsault on Chase for a 2 count, Chase with a La Magistral for a 2 count, Loa stops the Left Hand of God, but Juice hits a Full Nelson Bomb then a Cannonball, Tama stops Pulp Friction, Yujiro with a Fisherman Buster on Tana, Chase follows with a Sliding Knee, Loa into a pin for a near fall, Tongan Twist to Juice, GoD look for the kill, but Ibushi comes to the aid, Jado with a kendo stick to the back behind the ref’s back, Dragon Screw to Loa, Slingblade to Tama, Jado with the kendo stick to Tana, Loa goes for the kill, but Tana slips out & rolls up Loa for the win


GoD aren’t taking this loss lightly they looked for the Magic Killer, but Ibushi with a Missile Dropkick, he blocks the kendo stick from Jado and sends Jado running

They run down the dates of G1 Climax 30

Then get a special announcement that on 8/22 Wrestle Dynasty will take place in Madison Square Garden


ZSJ takes Ospreay to the floor & Taichi does the same to Okada, Taichi grabs a chair and drives it into the side of the head, he wraps the camera cable around Okada’s throat, back in the ring, very cocky one hand pin, only gets a 1 count, Taichi goes after the neck then uncorks a kick, ZSJ with a Cobra Twist, but Okada fights out, Flapjack, Ospreay with Pip Pip Cheerio, Handspring Enzugiri for a 2 count, ZSJ goes after the arm, but Ospreay gets to the rope, Ospreay blocks the Front Guillotine Choke, ZSJ blocks Storm Breaker, a second attempt, they trade flash pins for near falls, Ospreay fights out of a Triangle Choke and hits a One Arm Sit-Out Powerbomb for a near fall, Okada ducks the Ax Bomber, Backdrop Driver blocked, Buzzsaw Kick ducked, Okada with a Dropkick, Tombstone, he grabs the wrist & looks for the kill, Rainmaker blocked, PK blocked, Ospreay with a Cheeky Nandos Kick, Ax Bomber to Okada, pants rip, Buzzsaw Kick, Backdrop Driver connects, but only gets a near fall, Last Ride blocked, Hook Kick, OsCutter, Okada has Taichi in his sights, Ospreay takes down ZSJ as Okada hits The Rainmaker for the win



Gedo trips SANADA, Jay takes SANADA to the floor with a Lariat, Gedo chokes SANADA with a towel, SANADA back in at 16, Jay with a Half Crab, but SANADA makes it to the rope, SANADA goes for the Standing Moonsault, but Jay evades, he sends SANADA into the guardrail, back in the ring for a 2 count, Jay goes to the rope when SANDAD tries the Paradise Lock, Jay with a Death Valley Bomb for a 2 count, Jay charges, but SANADA gets his foot up, SANADA ties up Jay in the Paradise Lock, then breaks it with a Dropkick to the ass for a 2 count, Jay rolls to the floor, SANADA follows with a Slingshot Plancha, SANADA sends Jay back in at 10, Springboard Missile Dropkick for a 2 count, Jay fights the TKO, SANADA switches and goes for Skull End, but Jay digs into the eyes, Jay with a Complete Shot then follows with a Deadlift German Suplex, Kiwi Krusher blocked, Skull End blocked, Blade Buster then holds on & hits the Kiwi Krusher for a near fall, SANADA blocks the Sleeper Suplex, SANADA with the Whiplash then a Backdrop Driver for a near fall, he goes for Skull End, but Gedo up on the apron, Jay grabs a Small Package for a near fall, SANADA hits the TKO for a near fall, Backbreaker, up top, Gedo with a distraction, Sanada crotches Gedo then kicks the top rope into his nuts, Skull End, Skull End Spin then crosses the legs & the hooks are in, SANADA releases, up top, Muta-Style Moonsault, but Jay evades, Blade Runner blocked, Skull End blocked, Blade Runner blocked, SANADA with an O’Connor Roll for a near fall, Skull End, Jay bridges out, Blade Runner countered into a Prawn Hold for a near fall, Skull End countered into a Sleeper Suplex, Regalplex gets a near fall, Straightjacket variaton of Bloody Sunday then looks for the kill & hits The Blade Runner for the win


IWGP Jr Heavyweight Championship

They trade a barrage of Overhand Chops, Ryu’s knees buckle, but he wants more, Ryu finally floors Hiromu after about 5 minutes of Chops, Hesitation Dropkick, Butterfly Backbreaker, Runnign Hurricanrana over the rope off the apron to the floor, he sets Hiromu on the guardrail and goes back in the ring, Tope Suicida sends both men over the rail and the announce table to the floor, Ryu sends Hiromu back in, Springboard countered with a Superkick then Hiromu with a Sunset Bomb to the floor, he sends Ryu back in, Dynamite Plunger gets a 2 count, Running Death Valley Bomb in the turnbuckle, Time Bomb blocked, Dragon Driver blocked, Hiromu locks in D, but Ryu makes it to the rope, Hiromu sets him up top, Ryu ties him to the Tree of Woe, Hiromu avoids the Double Stomp, Ryu goes back up, they battle up top, Ryu ties him to the Tree of Woe hanging over the apron, Double Stomp drives Hiromu into the apron and the floor on the way down, Hiromu with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex off the apron to the floor, up top, Hiromu Bomb to the floor, Hiromu back in at 14, Ryu back in just before the 20, they trade German Suplexes, Desnucadora countered into a Hurricanrana, back to D, but Ryu counters into a Bucklebomb, Hiromu answers back with an Overhead Belly to Belly into the turnbuckle, Running DVB blocked, Ryu with The Bastard Driver, but only gets a near fall, Elevated Missile Dropkick, Charging Knee, but Hiromu is able to grab the rope, Dragon Driver blocked, he goes for a Last Ride, but Hiromu counters into a Destroyer for a near fall, Running DVB into the turnbuckle, Time Bomb countered into a Sunset Flip for a near fall, Jumping Knee, but only gets a near fall, Rain Trigger, Pop-Up, but Hiromu counters into a Destroyer, Time Bomb connects but only gets a near fall, Hiromu with a right hand then finishes Ryu with The Time Bomb to retain


IWGP US Championship

Mox is daring Suzuki to start the fight on the ramp, Suzuki grabs a pair of chairs & gives one to Mox, and we have chair duel, Mox gets the better of it and strikes with a knee, he sends Suzuki into the guardrail then takes the rail apart and slams it into Suzuki, Red Shoes calls for the bell to start the match as Suzuki buries Mox under debris, they’re still fighting, chair to the ribs of Minoru, up on the table, Mox blocks the Gotch Piledriver, both men back in at 17, they trade Forearms, Mox switches to closed fists which Suzuki just laughs at, Mox blocks the Penalty Kick & bites Suzuki’s ear, Suzuki bites Mox, into the English announce table, Mox goes for the eye, Suzuki counters into a Juji-Gatame, Mox fights out and locks in a Half Crab, they trade slaps on the floor, Mox uses the rails to rebound for a Sliding Lariat, then pulls out a table, Suzuki grabs a chair, Suzuki with a Front Guillotine Choke o the table, he puts Mox’s arm in the chair and slams another in it then wraps the damaged limb around the post, Juji-Gatame on the apron, Mox fights out & Powerbombs Suzuki through the table & Suzuki is smiling, Suzuki grabs a piece of the table and slams it into his own head & Mox does the same, back to trading Forearms as Mox tries to shake some feeling back into his arm, Rear Naked Choke, Mox tries to roll through, but Suzuki holds on, he releases the hold and goes for a pin, but only gets a near fall, Basement Big Boot gets a 2 count, Open Hand Slaps, Mox with a Knee followed by the Regal Knee gets a 2 count, Death Rider blocked, Gotch blocked, Mox hits The Death Rider, but only gets a near fall, Mox says he’s going to finish it & pulls out a pair of chairs, they’re going to duel with chairs one more time, Red Shoes tries to get in the way & they shove him down, Mox breaks the chair over Suzuki’s head & he’s still smiling, Death Rider on the chair blocked, Gotch on the chair blocked, Butterfly DDT on the chair & Suzuki is laughing again, they trade slaps, Mox floors Suzuki with a pair of Lariats then hits The Death Rider to retain


Mox bows out of respect to Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr has assaulted Mox & dropped him with the US belt, Rear Naked Choke & has Mox’s arms trapped using his legs, ZSJ holds up the US belt then lays it on top of Mox before casually leaving, a Young Lion tries to help Mox, but he still thinks he’s in a fight and then smiles when he realizes what happened as he now has his next challenger

IWGP Heavyweight & Intercontinental Championships

All of Bullet Club comes down to ringside with KENTA, Red Shoes isn’t having it, Tama shoves him down, Red Shoes is ejecting all of them & if they don’t leave he’s throwing the match out so it be one on one

KENTA rolls to the floor, back in the ring, back to the floor, back in the ring, and back to the floor, Naito with quck strikes then into the tranquilo pose, now Naito rolls to the floor, Naito sends him into the guardrails, back in the ring, KENTA tries to go to the floor, Cravat, KENTA drives him into the corner, Naito spits on KENTA, KENTA with a pair of straight kicks then an Elevated Knee Drop, Naito rolls to the floor, KENTA goes after him and sends Naito into the rails, Naito back in at 16, KENTA sends him to the floor and back to the rails, DDT on the floor, KENTA takes the blue corner pad off, as Red Shoes fixes it, KENTA exposes the red pad and throws it to the floor and sends Naito into the exposed steel, KENTA with the Disrespect Back Kick, KENTA with a Knee Lift for a 2 count, DDT for a 2 count, Shoot Kicks, Naito with a Single Leg Dropkick, Slingshot Dropkick, Neckbreaker for a 2 count, Inverted Backbreaker, Leg Nelson, but KENTA makes it to the rope, KENTA with a Tornado Neck Snap then a Diving Lariat for a 2 count, he looks for Game Over, but Naito makes it to the rope, Green Killer blocked, Naito sweeps the leg & hits a Neckbreaker on the apron, KENTA hangs Naito on the rail & hits the Green Killer on the floor, he rolls back in the ring, Naito back in at 17, KENTA with a Hesitation Dropkick, up top, Naito avoids the Double Stomp & hits a Pop-Up Spinebuster, barrage of Back Elbows, KENTA pulls Red Shoes in the path, then grabs the Omoplata & locks in Game Over, he rolls back to the center of the ring, Naito crawls & makes it to the rope, KENTA with a Charging Knee, German Suplex, Busaiku Knee connects gets a near fall, Go 2 Sleep blocked, Naito with a Rolling Koppu Kick then a Swing DDT, Naito with an Elevated Inverted Backbreaker, Avalanche Hurricanrana, Gloria connects, but only gets a near fall, KENTA bumrushes Naito into Red Shoes then hurls him into Red Shoes, Jay White runs down with the ref down, Sleeper Suplex, BUSHI, goes for the Poison Mist, but Jay avoids it Blade Runner, Hiromu takes down Jay & takes him far away from the ring, Naito with an Enzugiri, Flying Forearm, Destino blocked, KENTA with a Rolling Lariat, but only gets a near fall, Go 2 Sleep countered into an Inverted DDT in mid-toss, Valencia blocked, KENTA sends him into the exposed steel, rollup & grabs the tights, but only gets a near fall, the steel split Naito wide open, KENTA goes right after the cut, Busaiku Knee, but only gets a near fall, knee pad down, Go 2 Sleep countered into a Poisoned Frankensteiner, Valencia gets a near fall, Naito winds it up & hits Destino to retain


Naito tells KENTA no tranquilo just get out of here as quick as you like, that was his first double title defense in his return to Osaka, the Tokyo Dome was the Double Gold Dash & next he wants a singles match with that guy, Hiromu Takahashi. Hiromu comes back down & Naito asks him if he wants to have singles match with him or not what’s his answer. Hiromu says Naito took him under his wing when he was a Young Lion & he taught him wrestling, the day before his excursion Naito said he wanted the match then so the answer is yes. Naito & Hiromu will collide at the Anniversary Show