NJPW New Japan Cup Night 8 Results – March 16, 2024

NJPW New Japan Cup Night 8 Results – March 16, 2024

6 Man Tag Team Match
Boltin Oleg, Shoma Kato & Yoh vs. Katsuya Murashima, El Desperado & Togi Makabe

Shoma Kato & Katsuya starts this match as Kato hits a dropkick on El Desperado.

Yoh tags in and hits a Vader Bomb style elbow drop on Desperado.

Desperado hits a spinebuster before Boltin Oleg & Togi Makabe enters and Boltin drops him with a shoulder tackle. Murashima tags back in and hit some dropkicks on Oleg.

Oleg hits a bodyslam for a near fall then hits Kamikaze for the win.

Winners: Boltin Oleg, Shoma Kato & Yoh (8:03)
Rate: 6

6 Man Tag Team Match
United Empire (KOPW 2024 Champion Great O Khan, Francesco Akira & Jeff Cobb) vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Ryusuke Taguchi & Tanga Loa

Francesco Akira & Ryusuke Taguchi kicks this match off with them doing some comedy of Taguchi getting winded while running the ropes. Tanga Loa enters and clotheslined Akira.

Great O Khan applied a sleeper on Loa before Jeff Cobb hits some shoulder blocks into Loa’s stomach in the corner as United Empire works Loa over.

Loa hits a 2nd rope clothesline and he tags in Tomohiro Ishii before Ishii hits a series of shoulder tackles to knock down United Empire.

Cobb hits Spin Cycle back suplex before Ishii hits a brainbuster and they were both down.

Taguchi tags back in and hits some dropkicks on Cobb before Cobb missed a standing moonsault and Taguchi hits some running butt bumps.

Loa & O Khan fought some more with Loa hitting a spear. Taguchi went for a flying butt bump but Cobb blocks it then hits Tour Of The Islands for the win.

Winners: United Empire (11:25)
Rate: 5

Tag Team Match
United Empire (Callum Newman & TJP) vs. TMDK (Zack Sabre Jr & Mikey Nicholls)

Zack Sabre Jr & TJP starts this match with ZSJ immediately applying an ankle lock.

They traded mat reversals and had a standoff then Callum Newman & Mikey Nicholls tag in with Newman hitting a dropkick.

United Empire hits some quick offense on Nicholls with TJP applying a Muta Lock but Nicholls reached the ropes. Nicholls hit a clothesline on the ring apron on Newman.

ZSJ drags Newman to the floor and twisted his ankle then back in the ring TMDK was in charge and working over Newman. Newman hits a double stomp on Nicholls’ back.

TJP hits a top rope flying forearm then a Helluva Kick on Nicholls before Nicholls hit a Death Valley Driver on TJP. ZSJ tags back in and hits some European uppercuts on TJP.

They traded more fast paced mat reversals before TJP applied an Octopus stretch.

ZSJ snaps TJP’s neck between his legs and they were both down before TJP hits a back suplex. Newman tags back in and hits a running boot on ZSJ.

They traded some mat reversals and Newman got some near falls before ZSJ caught a leg on a kick attempt grapevined the leg then turned it into a Trailer Hitch leglock and Newman taps out.

Winners By Submission: TMDK (14:12)
Rate: 7

8 Man Tag Team Match
Guerrillas Of Density (Strong Openweight Tag Team Champions El Phantasmo & Hikuleo) & Toru Yano vs. Bullet Club (IWGP Tag Team Champions Chase Owens & Kenta, Taiji Ishimori & Gabe Kidd)

Guerrillas Of Density & Toru Yano attacks Bullet Club War Dogs as they walked to the ring and they all brawled on the floor and amongst the fans.

The bell rang to officially begin the match when Toru Yano & Gabe Kidd got in the ring.

Bullet Club War Dogs works over Yano in the ring as Taiji Ishimori choked him with a t shirt.

Hikuleo finally got the hot tag and hits a double clothesline then hits a Mafia Kick on Kidd for a near fall.

El Phantasmo shoved Kidd into his corner as ELP wanted Ishimori but he was reluctant to tag in. Ishimori finally tags in after ELP was down on the mat.

ELP repeatedly slams Ishimori’s head on turnbuckles then ELP hits an airplane spin for a near fall Ishimori and Jado traded rollups before Ishimori got 1 to stick for the win.

Winners: Bullet Club (9:58)
Rate: 5

Tag Team Match
Just 5 Guys (Yuya Uemura & Taichi) vs. Yoshi Hashi & Shota Umino

Yuya Uemura & Shota Umino starts this match with some mat reversals before Yuya Uemura and Yoshi Hashi traded chops.

Umino hits some European uppercuts as they kept Umeura in their corner.

Taichi finally got the hot tag and hit a Mafia Kick on Yoshi Hashi before Umino hits a northern lights suplex on Taichi for a near fall.

Taichi hits some spin kicks to Umino’s thighs.

Umino hits a shotgun dropkick then Uemura enters and hits a dropkick on Yoshi Hashi.

Yoshi Hashi hits Headhunter on Uemura for a near fall before Yoshi Hashi ties up Uemura’s head and shoulders on the mat. Uemura eventually reached the ropes.

Yoshi Hashi nails a clothesline for a near fall before Umeura drills Yoshi Hashi to the mat with Storm Clutch for the win.

Winners: Just 5 Guys (15:41)
Rate: 7

10 Man Tag Team Match
Los Ingobernables De Japon (IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi, Shingo Takagi, Yota Tsuji & Bushi) vs. House Of Torture (NEVER Openweight Champion Evil, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Yujiro Takahashi, Ren Narita & Dick Togo)

Both teams brawled at the bell before Ren Narita & Shingo Takagi are in the ring.

Yujiro Takahashi tags in and traded shoulder tackles with Takagi.

Bushi enters and hits a hurricanrana before Hiromu Takahashi got whipped into an exposed corner and House Of Torture works over Takahashi in their corner and on the floor.

Narita locks in a Boston Crab before Takahashi finally hits a backbreaker over his knee on Togo then a dragon screw on Yoshinobu Kanemaru.

Tetsuya Naito tags in then kicks at the ropes to crotch Evil then hits a standing neckbreaker on Kanemaru. Naito hits an enzuigiri. Yota Tsuji got in and battled Narita.

LIJ hit stereo basement dropkicks on Narita before House Of Torture beat up Tsuji in their corner, and Togo hit his knife edge chop to Tsuji’s groin. Everyone hit finishers.

Kanemaru took a swig of whiskey but Tsuji superkicks him with the whiskey spraying straight up in the air then immediately hits Gene Blaster on Takahashi for the win.

Winners: Los Ingobernables De Japon (17:04)
Rate: 4

Quarter Final Match Of The 2024 New Japan Cup
Sanada vs. Jack Perry

Jack Perry attacks Sanada with the mic and choked him with the mic cord.

Sanada hits a dropkick that sent Perry to the floor and they brawled on the floor.

In the ring Perry was in control as he hits a standing neckbreaker for a near fall.

Sanada hits a plancha to the floor then in the ring Sanada hits a TKO for a near fall and he applied Skull End on the mat.

Sanada went for a top rope moonsault but Perry got his knees up and they were both down.

Perry ties Sanada in Snare Trap on the mat then on the floor Perry drops Sanada face-first on the exposed floor before Sanada dove back into the ring at the 19 count.

Perry immediately hits a Tiger Driver for a near fall then the ref got bumped and immediately House of Torture ran in and beat up Sanada.

Togo hits knife edge chop to Sanada’s groin before Taichi & Yuya Uemura finally ran to the ring to help.

Sanada hits a Poisonrana then Perry immediately hit a running knee and they were both down.

Sanada places Perry’s feet on the top rope and hits Magic Screw then a Shining Wizard then a top rope moonsault for a visual pin but the ref was pulled from the ring.

Togo jumps in the ring and choked Sanada with his wire before Perry hits a Shining Wizard for a near fall.

Sanada set up for Deadfall but Perry avoided it before Sanada got an O’Connor Roll to score the victory.

Winner: Sanada (16:02) (He will face Hirooki Goto in the Semi Finals)
Rate: 4

Cancel Match

Quarter Final Match Of The 2024 New Japan Cup
Hirooki Goto defeated David Finlay via Forfeit (Finlay had to withdraw due to illness) 

Remanding Quarter Finals

March 17th

NEVER Openweight Champion Evil vs. Shingo Takagi

Yota Tsuji vs. Ren Nartia

Semi Finals (March 18th)

Sanada vs. Hirooki Goto

NEVER Openweight Champion Evil or Shingo Takagi vs. Yota Tsuji or Ren Nartia