NEW JAPAN CUP NIGHT FIVE 3/8/2021


EVIL, Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi (w/Dick Togo) defeated YOSHI-HASHI, Toru Yano & Yuya Uemura (8:58)

**3/4

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EVIL got the submission win over Uemura with a scorpion deathlock.

YOSHI-HASHI faces Yujiro in a first round tournament match on tomorrow's show.

EVIL faces Jeff Cobb in round two on Thursday, March 11.

Yano faces Great-O-Khan, also on Thursday.


Great-O-Khan, Will Ospreay & Jeff Cobb defeated Satoshi Kojima, Tomoaki Honma & Gabriel Kidd (8:36)

***1/4

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Cobb pinned Kidd after hitting a Tour of the Islands.

Ospreay faces Zack Sabre Jr. in the New Japan Cup on Sunday, March 14.

O-Khan vs. Yano and Cobb vs. EVIL are set for Thursday.


Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Jeff Cobb defeated Jay White, KENTA, Chase Owens & Gedo (11:34)

**1/2

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Henare pinned Gedo with a modified death valley bomb.


Henare and White face off in a tournament match tomorrow. Tanahashi will face the winner on Monday, March 15.

Finlay faces Owens in a Cup match tomorrow.



KENTA faces Minoru Suzuki in a second round match on Saturday, March 13.


Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & SHO defeated Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI (13:31)

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BUSHI was beat after a GTR.


Goto and Shingo will face off in a second round match on Saturday.


New Japan Cup first round match: Yuji Nagata defeated Yota Tsuji (13:42)

This was not Nagata's best night, but Tsuji was very good here. Nagata was huffing and puffing his way through.


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New Japan Cup first round match: SANADA defeated Tomohiro Ishii (25:18)

This was very good. Ishii is always going to deliver in a main event and this was no exception.

***1/2

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