NJPW Destruction In Kobe Results – September 24, 2023

NJPW Destruction In Kobe Results – September 24, 2023

Location: Kobe Japan
Venue: Kobe World Hall

Non Title Match
Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Bullet Club (Clark Connors & Drilla Moloney) vs. Kevin Knight & Tiger Mask IV

Tiger Mask IV & Kevin Knight attacks Bullet Club as they walked to ringside then they brawl on the floor early then in the ring Bullet Club works over Knight before Knight hits a double Pele kick.

Tiger Mask enters and hits a butterfly suplex on Drilla Moloney then a top rope armdrag before Moloney held Tiger Mask upside down and Clark Connors hits Full Clip for the win.

Winners: Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Bullet Club (6:57)
Rate: 5

6 Man Tag Team Match
Just 3 Guys (IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Sanada, Taka Michinoku & Douki) vs. House Of Torture (Evil, Yujiro Takahashi & Dick Togo)

Douki & Yujiro Takahashi starts in the ring then Evil & Sanada brawled up the ramp before House Of Torture began working over Douki in the ring before Douki hit an enzuigiri on Evil and they were both down.

Sanada tags in and hit a basement dropkick on Evil’s knee then Sanada ties Takahashi in the Paradise Lock then he hits a dropkick on Evil. Taka Michinoku tags in and he battles Dick Togo with Michinoku hitting a Mafia Kick.

Evil hits a fisherman’s suplex on Michinoku with Togo making the cover for a near fall. Togo got his wire and he chokes Michinoku then Douki & Sanada hit stereo planchas to the floor then Michinoku hits Michinoku Driver to get the win.

Winners: Just 3 Guys (8:32)
Rate: 4

10 Man Tag Team Match
Bullet Club (Strong Openweight Tag Team Champions Alex Coughlin & Gabriel Kidd, NEVER Openweight Champion David Finlay, Chase Owens & Gedo) vs. Guerrillas Of Density (El Phantasmo, Hikuleo, Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Jado)

Bullet Club & Guerrillas Of Density brawled before Bullet Club began working over Jado in their corner. David Finlay hits a backbreaker over his knee for a near fall then each member took a turn beating Jado down with basic offense.

Tama Tonga finally made the hot tag and hit a flying back elbow on Finlay then Tonga fired up and peeled off his vest. Hikuleo grabs Alex Coughlin & Gabriel Kidd by the throats and shoved them over the top rope to the floor.

El Phantasmo hits a top rope moonsault onto Bullet Club on the floor then in the ring Tonga nails Tongan Twist on Finlay and he set up for Gun Stun but Finlay blocks it and hits a backbreaker over his knee then Gedo tags in and Tonga hits a Gun Stun for the win.

Winners: Guerrillas Of Density (10:12)
Rate: 6

Tag Team Match
Los Ingobernables De Japon (Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi & Bushi) vs. Chaos (Lio Rush & Yoh)

Hiromu Takahashi & Lio Rush starts this match and they immediately traded forearm shots then Rush did his quick misdirection moves keeping Takahashi from being able to land a blow. Chaos hit snap suplexes before Bushi tied up Yoh on the mat then he hit a standing neckbreaker for a near fall.

Takahashi hits a basement dropkick on Yoh, and he applied a leglock around Yoh’s head before Yoh hits a swinging neckbreaker on Takahashi. Rush hits a hurricanrana on Takahashi. Rush barreled through the ropes onto Takahashi on the floor.

In the ring Rush hits a top rope crossbody on Takahashi then a tornado DDT for a near fall before they hit simultaneous clotheslines and Takahashi hits a pop up powerbomb. Bushi hits a basement dropkick on Rush’s knee.

Takahashi hits a German suplex on Rush with Bushi making the cover for a near fall. Rush hits Rush Hour on Takahashi. Yoh hits a plancha to the floor on Takahashi then Rush hits Rush Hour out of the ropes on Bushi then Final Hour gets Chaos the win.

Winners: Chaos (9:14)
Rate: 7

Tag Team Match
NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Champions Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii) vs. TMDK (Television Champion Zack Sabre Jr & Bad Dude Tito)

Kazuchika Okada & Bad Dude Tito starts this match off before Okada hit shoulder tackles that had no effect then Zack Sabre Jr enters and hits some European uppercuts on Tomohiro Ishii and he snaps Ishii’s neck between ZSJ’s ankles.

Tito re enters and chops Ishii in the corner and TMDK works over Ishii before Ishii hit a delayed vertical suplex on Tito. Okada tags in and hit a DDT on Tito for a near fall.

Tito hit a 2nd rope Blockbuster on Okada then Tito hits a German suplex for a near fall on Okada before Okada hits a Mafia Kick and they were both down. Ishii & ZSJ both re enter and they avoided each other’s signature offenses before ZSJ stomps on Ishii’s elbow and he immediately began working the left wrist.

ZSJ applied an Octopus then Ishii hits a German suplex. Tito hits an enzuigiri and a Death Valley Driver on Okada then an exploder suplex on Ishii then Tito hits Sky High on Ishii then ZSJ applied an armbar on Ishii but Okada made the save.

Okada hit a flapjack on ZSJ then a dropkick on Tito then Okada hits a neckbreaker over his knee on ZSJ. ZSJ & Ishii traded more quick offense when ZSJ got Ishii in European Clutch gets the win.

Winners: TMDK (12:15)
Rate: 7

KOPW 2023 Title 2nds Handcuffs Match
Taichi (c) vs. Sho

Sho rolls to the floor and wanted to free his teammates but he couldn’t then in the ring Taichi hits a kick to the back then Sho hits a spear before they went to the floor and into the crowd then back in the ring Sho was in charge then Taichi hits a clothesline and they were both down.

Taichi hit a Helluva Kick then a spin kick to the jaw then hits a Saito Suplex then another enzuigiri for a pin but Evil was distracting the referee. Taichi set up for a move but a weapon was tossed into the ring. Sho pushes Taichi into the ref and the ref was down.

Sho immediately hits a low blow on Taichi then pulls out a wrench but suddenly Yoshinobu Kanemaru ran to the ring but instead of making the save he sprayed alcohol into Taichi’s face then Kanemaru hits Touch Out then he peels off his shirt revealing a House Of Torture t shirt before Sho hits Shock Arrow for the win.

Winner & New KOPW 2023 Champion: Sho (13:01) (NEW CHAMPION!!!!!)
Rate: 3

IWGP Tag Team Titles Match
Bishamon (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi Hashi) (c) vs. TMDK (Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste)

Yoshi Hashi & Mikey Nicholls starts this match then Nicholls whips Hirooki Goto into a guardrail and TMDK began working over Goto. Nicholls hits a chop before Goto hit a double clothesline and a double bulldog. Yoshi Hashi made the hot tag and he flips Nicholls to the floor onto Haste then hits a flip dive to the floor on both of them.

Yoshi Hashi hits a 2nd rope Headhunter. Haste hits a reverse suplex as he drops Goto stomach first to the mat. TMDK did a tower spot out of the corner on Yoshi Hashi for a near fall. TMDK hits Tank Buster on Goto. TMDK hits a double team suplex on Yoshi Hashi for a near fall then Yoshi Hashi hits Itadakikari on Nicholls for the win.

Winners & Still IWGP Tag Team Champions: Bishamon (12:29) (STILL CHAMPIONS!!!!)
Rate: 7

Shingo Takagi vs. Great O Khan

Great O Khan tackles Shingo Takagi and chokes him with a shirt then they immediately brawled on the floor with O Khan hitting him over the back with a chair then in the ring he applied a Koji Clutch on the mat but Takagi reached the ropes then they traded chops.

Takagi hits a Death Valley Driver then a short arm clothesline then a brainbuster for a near fall. O Khan hits Mongolian Chops before Takagi hits a Saito Suplex but O Khan hops up and hits a Mafia Kick. Takagi nails Made In Japan for a near fall.

O Khan nails a head capture suplex and they were both down then O Khan hits an STO neckbreaker for a near fall then a clothesline and he was in charge. O Khan hits The Eliminator for a near fall before Takagi hits a DDT.

They traded stiff forearm shots then simultaneously applied claws then Takagi hits a half nelson suplex and a diving forearm but O Khan kicks out at one. Takagi hits Pumping Bomber and was fired up then he drills O Khan to the mat with Last Of The Dragon for the win.

Winner: Shingo Takagi (12:27)
Rate: 7

Wrestle Kingdom 18 Main Event Spot
Tetsuya Naito (h) vs. Jeff Cobb

Match starts off with a lock up then Tetsuya Naito hits a baseball slide dropkick to the floor and they brawled at ringside then in the ring Cobb hit a belly 2 belly suplex. Cobb hits a rapid fire series of clotheslines in the corner then he did Naito’s slingshot dropkick move in the corner onto Naito. He locks in a bearhug but Naito powers out before Cobb missed a standing moonsault and Naito immediately hits a basement dropkick on the knee.

Naito hits a standing neckbreaker for a near fall then Cobb hits a dropkick and they were both down. Cobb nails a 2nd rope superplex for a near fall then he hit the standing moonsault before Naito nails a Frankensteiner, then a flipping neckbreaker out of the ropes.

Cobb hits Spin Cycle before he puts Naito on his shoulders and spun him to the mat then Naito nails a reverse poisonrana at 12:30 then sets up for Destino but Cobb blocks it. Naito went for the springboard DDT but Cobb blocks that too.

Cobb hits a release German suplex then a clothesline then he sets up for a Tour Of The Islands but Naito turns it into a Destino then nails a 2nd Destino to put away Cobb.

Winner & Keeps His Wrestle Kingdom 18 Main Event Spot: Tetsuya Naito (14:17)
Rate: 7

United States Title Match
Will Ospreay (c) vs. Yota Tsuji 

Match starts off with some standing switches then Yota Tsuji hits a shoulder tackle but Will Ospreay immediately pops to his feet then Tsuji did a monkey flip but Ospreay again lands on his feet. Tsuji nails a dive through the ropes onto Ospreay.

In the ring Tsuji applied a leglock around Ospreay’s waist but Ospreay reached the ropes then Ospreay nails a plancha onto Tsuji on the floor and they brawled at ringside. Ospreay leapt off the guardrail and hits a flying forearm.

In the ring Ospreay was in charge as he hits a backbreaker over his knee for a near fall before they traded forearms and chops. Tsuji hits a tilt a whirl backbreaker over his knee and they were both down before Tsuji nails a Fosbury Flop to the floor.

In the ring Tsuji hits a modified Gory Special for a near fall then Ospreay fired back with the handspring back spin kick and they were both down. Ospreay nails a springboard flying forearm for a near fall.

Ospreay nails a Helluva Kick then a top rope diving forearm to the back of the neck and  Tsuji ducks Hidden Blade and he hits a flipping powerbomb for a near fall then hits a jumping knee.

Ospreay hits a mid ring Spanish Fly for a near fall then they traded forearm shots while on their knees then while standing before Tsuji finally hits one that drops Ospreay then they fought on the ring apron where Tsuji hit a superkick. Ospreay leapt off the 2nd rope and hits an OsCutter on the floor and they were both down on the mats.

Tsuji barely climbs back in at the 19 count but Ospreay hits a coast 2 coast dropkick on him as he got in. Tsuji nails Curb Stomp to the skull and they were both down and they fought on the top rope where Ospreay hit a Spanish Fly to the mat.

Ospreay hits a powerbomb for a near fall then OsCutter for a near fall then he sets up for Storm Breaker but Tsuji turns it into a Stunner before Tsuji nails Gene Blast for a near fall but Ospreay got his foot on the ropes. Tsuji hits a top rope double stomp then he hit his own Storm Breaker on Ospreay for a near fall.

Tsuji charges at Ospreay but Ospreay caught him with a back elbow. Ospreay hit a spear but got a 1 count. Ospreay nails Storm Driver for a near fall. Tsuji stumbled to his feet but was still smiling so Ospreay hits Hidden Blade to the jaw then Storm Breaker for the win.

Winner & Still United States Champion: Will Ospreay (27:51) (STILL CHAMPION!!!!)
Rate: 9 (Recommend)