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Road To Destruction Tour Night 1 Results

New Japan Pro-Wrestling began their annual Destruction tour on Wednesday. The tour will be centered around NJPW’s Young Lion Cup. The Young Lion Cup is a round robin tournament that see the rookies of NJPW compete to determine the true standout of the dojo.

9/4, Road To Destruction Tour

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  • Young Lion Cup Match: Alex Coughlin (2) submitted Yota Tsuji (0) via Boston Crab. (10:12)
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Clark Connors (2) submitted Shota Umino (0) via Boston Crab. (6:50)
  • Satoshi Kojima, Karl Fredericks & Michael Richards def. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Ren Narita & Yuya Uemura. (9:43)

    Kojima pinned Yuya Uemura via Lariat.
  • Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori, El Phamntasmo, Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens) def. Will Ospreay, Robbie Eagles, Tomoaki Honma & Toa Henare. (8:48)

    Owens pinned Henare via Package Piledriver.
  • CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii & Rocky Romero) def. Bullet Club (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Jado) (10:28)

    YOSHI-HASHI submitted Jado via Butterfly Lock.
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi, SHO & YOH def. Suzuki-gun (Zack Sabre Jr., Minoru Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI) (10:48)

    Taguchi pinned DOUKI via School Boy.
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (EVIL, BUSHI & Tetsuya Naito) def. Bullet Club (Jay White, Bad Luck Fale & Gedo) (10:32)

    EVIL submitted Gedo via Scorpion Deathlock
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA & Shingo Takagi) def. CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada & Hirooki Goto) (14:33)

    SANADA pinned Goto via O’Connor Roll.

This Week’s Road To Destruction Schedule

The Road to Destruction tour continues on Thursday, Friday & Sunday. Sunday’s show will be the last live show until Destruction in Beppu on Sept. 15th.

9/5, Road To Destruction

5:30am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Yuya Uemura vs. Michael Richards
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Ren Narita vs. Karl Fredericks
  • Satoshi Kojima, Clark Connors & Alex Coughlin vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Shota Umino & Yota Tsuji
  • YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii & Toa Henare vs. Bullet Club (Chase Owens, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa)
  • Will Ospreay, Robbie Eagles & Tomoaki Honma vs. Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo & Yujiro Takahashi)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi, SHO & YOH vs. Suzuki-gun (Zack Sabre Jr., Minoru Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI)
  • CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & Rocky Romero) vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA, BUSHI & Shingo Takagi)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (EVIL & Tetsuya Naito) vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & Jay White)

9/6, Road To Destruction

5:30am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Alex Coughlin vs. Michael Richards
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Clark Connors vs. Karl Fredericks
  • Satoshi Kojima, Ren Narita & Yota Tsuji vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Shota Umino & Yuya Uemura
  • YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii & Tomoaki Honma vs. Bullet Club (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Yujiro Takahashi)
  • Will Ospreay, Robbie Eagles & Toa Henare vs. Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo & Bad Luck Fale)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI) vs. CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & Rocky Romero)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito & EVIL) vs. Bullet Club (Jay White & Chase Owens)
  • Taguchi Japan (Hiroshi Tanahashi & Ryusuke Taguchi) vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr.)

9/8, Road To Destruction/Blue Justice 9

4am ET

  • Young Lion Cup Match: Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemura
  • Young Lion Cup Match: Shota Umino vs. Ren Narita
  • CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Tomohiro Ishii) & Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma) vs. LA Dojo (Clark Connors, Michael Richards, Alex Coughlin & Karl Fredericks)
  • Will Ospreay, Robbie Eagles & Toa Henare vs. Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo & Chase Owens)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi, SHO & YOH vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI)
  • CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & Rocky Romero) vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito & EVIL) vs. Bullet Club (Jay White & Gedo)
  • Yuji Nagata’s Wrestling Life: 35th Anniversary Match: Yuji Nagata, Hiroyoshi Tanahashi, Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi & Jado)

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