3/22 New Japan Cup 2014 results from Nagoya
Mar 22, 2014 - by Steve Gerweck
NJPW “NEW JAPAN CUP 2014 ~ 2nd Round Matches”, 3/22/2014 [Sat] 17:00 @ Nagoya International Conference Hall Event Hall in Aichi
2,500 Spectators (overcrowded)
(1) Sho Tanaka vs. Yohei Komatsu
◆Winner: Sho (5:27) with a Boston Crab.
(2) Yuji Nagata, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV vs. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka & YOSHI-HASHI
◆Winner: Tiger (6:41) via foul, Iizuka ripped Tiger’s mask.
(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, KUSHIDA & BUSHI vs. Lance Archer, Davey Boy Smith Jr., TAKA Michinoku & Taichi
◆Winner: Tenzan (10:21) with the Anaconda Vice on TAKA.
(4) Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. “The Machine Gun” Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows & Tama Tonga
◆Winner: Anderson (12:17) following the Magic Killer on Honma.
(5) Hiroshi Tanahashi, Manabu Nakanishi, Captain New Japan & El Desperado vs. Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii, Yujiro Takahashi & Jado
◆Winner: Tanahashi (13:44) with the High Fly Flow on Jado.
(6) NEW JAPAN CUP 2014, 2nd Round Match: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Shelton “X” Benjamin
◆Winner: Benjamin (10:06) following the Paydirt.
~ Benjamin moves on to the semi-final round.
(7) NEW JAPAN CUP 2014, 2nd Round Match: Tetsuya Naito vs. Bad Luck Fale
◆Winner: Fale (11:29) following the Bad Luck Fall.
~ Fale moves on to the semi-final round.
(8) NEW JAPAN CUP 2014, 2nd Round Match: Hirooki Goto vs. Minoru Suzuki
◆Winner: Suzuki (12:27) following the Gotch style Piledriver.
~ Suzuki moves on to the semi-final round.
(9) NEW JAPAN CUP 2014, 2nd Round Match: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Prince Devitt
◆Winner: Nakamura (10:23) following the BomaYe.
~ Nakamura moves on the semi-final round.
credit: Keeping the Spirit Alive