The New Beginning In Nagoya 1/30/2021


Kazuchika Okada & Toru Yano defeated EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi (w/Dick Togo) (7:40)

**1/4

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Okada in the opener. What a tour this has been. Okada's dropkick was the only highlight in this one.


Kota Ibushi, Tomoaki Honma, SHO & Master Wato defeated SANADA, Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI (11:32)

**3/4

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This was esentially a house show match, as El Phantasmo made reference to on commentary. Not a bad match, but nothing spectacular.

Loser banned from using the Mongolian chop match: Great-O-Khan defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan (12:45)

***1/4

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Tenzan worked really hard and was the better worker of the two in this match. O-Khan has some pieces but hasn't put it all together yet.


No DQ match: Will Ospreay defeated Satoshi Kojima (16:57)

***1/2

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This was a very good match.


NEVER Openweight Championship match: Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Shingo Takagi to win the title (35:40)

****1/2

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This was unreal. Just a tremendous main event and the match of 2021 so far.


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