NJPW New Japan Cup Night 7 Results – March 15, 2024

NJPW New Japan Cup Night 7 Results – March 15, 2024

Shoma Kato vs. Katsuya Murashima

Shoma Kato grapevined the leg and this was kept on the mat before Katsuya Murashima locks in a Fujiwara Armbar and switched to a cross armbreaker but Kato reached the ropes.

Kato hits a dropkick for a near fall and he locks in a single leg crab but Murashima reached the ropes. Kato re applied the single leg crab but Murashima held on as the 10 mins is up.

Winner: No One (Time Limit Draw) (10:00)
Rate: 6

Callum Newman vs. Mikey Nicholls

Match starts off with a lock up and feeling out process early before Callum Newman hits a running boot before Mikey Nicholls slams him back first on the ring apron and took control.

He hits a delayed vertical suplex in the ring for a near fall before Newman hits a snap suplex.

Nicholls hits a Death Valley Driver and a sliding clothesline for a near fall then hits Master Blaster to get the win.

Winner: Mikey Nicholls (6:11)
Rate: 6

8 Man Tag Team Match
Just 5 Guys (Yuya Uemura, Sanada, Taichi & Douki) vs. Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma), El Desperado & Boltin Oleg

Douki & Boltin Oleg starts this match and Douki was intimidated by Oleg’s size.

Douki hits some chops that Oleg no sold so Oleg drops him with a shoulder tackle and he flips Douki around in his arms before hitting the gutwrench suplex for a near fall.

Yuya Uemura tags in and battles El Desperado by hitting a bodyslam for a near fall.

Sanada tags in and he ties Desperado in a Paradise Lock then dropkicks him in the butt.

Togi Makabe enters and fought Taichi & they hit simultaneous clotheslines.

Tomoaki Honma tags in before Uemura dropkicks Honma then hit a back suplex.

Desperado hits a spinebuster on Uemura & Honma hits Kokeshi on Uemura for a near fall.

Honma hits a clothesline on Uemura for a near fall before Uemura hits a dropkick and a top rope crossbody then hits Deadbolt for the win.

Winners: Just 5 Guys (10:06)
Rate: 6

10 Man Tag Team Match
Bullet Club (IWGP Tag Team Champions Chase Owens & Kenta, Taiji Ishimori, David Finlay & Gabe Kidd) vs. Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, Yoshi Hashi & Toru Yano) & Ryusuke Taguchi

David Finlay & Hirooki Goto starts this match but Bullet Club War Dogs quickly beat on Goto in their corner.

Toru Yano enters and immediately removed a corner pad and he jawed at Kenta before Gabe Kidd & Tomohiro Ishii enters and traded forearm strikes.

They traded suplexes then popped to their feet collided and collapsed.

Taiji Ishimori & Ryusuke Taguchi tag in with Taguchi hitting a running butt bump.

Ishimori hits a handspring back spin kick then Chase Owens tags in but Taguchi locks in Oh My & Garankle on him. Finlay hits a Irish Curse Backbreaker on Yoshi Hashi.

Goto hit a neckbreaker over his knee on Owens for a near fall.

Owens hits C Trigger on Taguchi then hits Package Piledriver for the win.

Winners: Bullet Club (7:24)
Rate: 5

10 Man Tag Team Match
Guerrillas Of Density (Strong Openweight Tag Team Champion Hikuleo, Tanga Loa & Jado), Shota Umino & Yoh vs. House Of Torture (NEVER Openweight Champion Evil, Yujiro Takahashi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Jack Perry & Dick Togo)

Guerrillas Of Density, Shota Umino & Yoh attacks House Of Torture at the bell and both teams brawled before Hikuleo hit an elbow drop on Evil.

Tanga Loa hits a double clothesline the Dick Togo & Jado brawled on the floor and House Of Torture works over Jado in their corner.

Shota Umino made the hot tag and hits some dropkicks before Umino & Jack Perry traded some offense with Umino hitting a suplex.

Perry hits a Tiger Driver and they were both down then Yoh and Togo tags in.

House Of Torture hits clotheslines in the corner on Yoh & Togo hits knife edge chop to the groin and chokes Yoh with his wire before Yoh hits 5 Star Clutch on Togo for the win.

Winners: Guerrillas Of Density, Shota Umino & Yoh (8:51)
Rate: 5

8 Man Tag Team Match
Los Ingobernables De Japon (IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, Shingo Takagi & Bushi) vs. United Empire (KOPW 2024 Champion Great O Khan, Francesco Akira, Jeff Cobb & TJP)

United Empire attacks LIJ at the bell then TJP & Francesco Akira beats up Hiromu Takahashi in the ring then they worked over Tetsuya Naito.

TJP hits a slingshot senton for a near fall and he hits running facewash kicks in the corner on Naito. Shingo Takagi enters and fought Great O Khan.

Jeff Cobb hits a belly 2 belly suplex on Takagi for a near fall but he missed a standing moonsault. Takagi hits an exploder suplex and they were both down.

Bushi tags in but Akira & TJP hits double team X Factor on him for a near fall before Naito hits a standing neckbreaker on Akira.

Bushi hit a headscissors takedown on Cobb then a Rewind Kick before Cobb caught Bushi & hits Tour Of The Islands for the win.

Winners: United Empire (9:42)
Rate: 6

2nd Round Match Of The 2024 New Japan Cup
Yota Tsuji vs. Strong Openweight Tag Team Champion El Phantasmo

Match starts off with a lock up before Yota Tsuji drops El Phantasmo with a shoulder tackle.

They traded forearm strikes before ELP clotheslined him to the floor.

ELP went for a dive but Tsuji kicks him in the ropes before Tsuji whips ELP into the guardrail. In the ring Tsuji ties a leglock around ELP’s waist but ELP reached the ropes.

ELP fired back with a tornado DDT. He hit a tornado DDT from the apron to the floor.

In the ring he hits a Lionsault for a near fall then in the ring Tsuji hits a tilt a whirl backbreaker over his knee. ELP tried to hit CRII on the apron but Tsuji blocks it.

Tsuji hits a flying Curb Stomp to the head from the apron and they both crashed to the floor. ELP ducked back in before being counted out but Tsuji hits another Curb Stomp.

Tsuji  hits a Spanish Fly for a near fall before ELP hits Sudden Death for a near fall before they traded roll ups.

Tsuji hits a superkick and a Falcon Arrow for a near fall then went for Gene Blaster but ELP blocks it and ELP hits CRII for a near fall.

They traded forearm strikes while on their knees as they got to their feet and kept trading forearms. ELP hit an enzuigiri.

Tsuji hits a headbutt and a knee strike to the chin then Curb Stomp to the head before he hits a top rope Curb Stomp for the win.

Winner: Yota Tsuji (21:56)
Rate: 7

2nd Round Match Of The 2024 New Japan Cup
Ren Narita vs. Zack Sabre Jr

Zack Sabre Jr immediately brought Ren Narita to the mat before ZSJ hits some European uppercuts.

They went to the floor where Narita whips ZSJ into the guardrail and they brawled into the crowd and away from the ring.

ZSJ ties him in an Octopus stretch near the wall before they returned to ringside where Narita whips ZSJ into a guardrail.

Narita began kicking away chairs and fans scrambled to give them room to fight.

Narita essentially hits a running Sling Blade before slamming ZSJ’s back into the guardrail.

Narita got a chair but the ref took it so he hits ZSJ with a different chair.

Narita places ZSJ on the ring apron and hits a running kick to his head.

They finally got back in the ring but Narita was in control before they took turns applying a standing Cobra Twist. Sabre hit a Mafia Kick that drops Narita.

ZSJ tied him in a bow & arrow then hit a basement dropkick then ZSJ kicks at the damaged limb. ZSJ ties him in a Surfboard then he stomped on the back of the thighs.

ZSJ applied the ankle lock then he switched to a Fujiwara Armbar and he switched to a double armbar but Narita eventually got a foot on the ropes.

Narita hits a clothesline and they were both down then they got up and traded forearm strikes.

They hits simultaneous Mafia Kicks and both were down before Narita hits a northern lights suplex for a near fall then a running knee for a near fall.

ZSJ got an O’Connor Roll for a near fall then a dragon suplex for a near fall.

ZSJ hits a slap to the face before Narita locks in a Cobra Twist but ZSJ reached the ropes right before he hits a top rope flying knee. ZSJ locks in a cross armbreaker.

House Of Torture hits the ring before Mikey Nicholls ran down and tried dragging them to the back. However Yoshinobu Kanemaru sprayed whiskey in ZSJ’s eyes.

Nicholls hits a double clothesline in the ring as the ref can’t keep them all out.

Narita hits ZSJ in the head with the push up bar then connects with Double Cross for the win.

Winner: Ren Narita (23:08) (He will face Tsuji in the Quarter Finals)
Rate: 6

Quarter Finals

March 16th

Sanada vs. Jack Perry

David Finlay vs. Hirooki Goto

March 17th

NEVER Openweight Champion Evil vs. Shingo Takagi

Yota Tsuji vs. Ren Nartia