New Japan Need To Watch (12/6) World Tag League *No Spoilers*

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FIRST MATCH: CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano) (16 pts) vs. Shota Umino & Ayato Yoshida (0 pts)

Solid opening match. Umino and Yoshida are hungry for their first win and it brings out the fire in the Young Lions. Ishii & Yano are a delight as always.

Need To Watch Rating: (5.0)

SECOND MATCH: Jeff Cobb & Michael Elgin (14 pts) vs. Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata (4 pts)

The best parts of this match are when Olympians Manabu Nakanishi and Jeff Cobb go at each other. The rest is fairly skippable.

Need To Watch Rating: (3.0)

THIRD MATCH: Killer Elite Squad (Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer) (16 pts) vs. Dick & Balls (Yujiro Takahashi & Hangman Page) (8 pts)

KES have been dominant this whole tournament, but that’s lead to a lack of drama. Solid effort from Takahashi & Page.

Need To Watch Rating: (3.5)

FOURTH MATCH: Suzuki-gun (Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi) (12 pts) vs. FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson) (14 pts)

This is a wild match. Sabre & Taichi have been an effective team, and FinJuice are untouchable at this point. Taichi is the star of this match.

Need To Watch Rating: (6.6)

FIFTH MATCH: Ten-cozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) (6 pts) vs. Togi Makabe & Toa Henare (8 pts)

Slow match but decent hoss fight.

Need To Watch Rating: (3.7)

SIXTH MATCH: Los Ingobernables de Japon (EVIL & SANADA) (16 pts) vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Iizuka) (10 pts)

LIJ vs. Suzuki-gun is always good. LIJ vs. Suzuki-gun is never bad.

Need To Watch Rating: (7.9)

SEVENTH MATCH: The Besties (Chuckie T & Beretta) (12 pts) vs. Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (18 pts)

Great match. Chuckie T’s breakdowns have become a highlight of these shows. GOD are heat magnets as always.

Need To Watch Rating: (8.5)

MAIN EVENT: Bullet Club (Jay White, Bad Luck Fale, Taiji Ishimori & Gedo) vs. Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, KUSHIDA & Rocky Romero

Solid main event. All of the Wrestle Kingdom teases leave the viewer itching for more. The only issue is how often we’ve seen this match on this tour.

Need To Watch Rating: (8.0)