NJPW Road To Destruction In Kobe Night 7 Results – September 17, 2023
Location: Fukuoka Japan
Venue: Fukuoka Island City Forum
Non Title Match
Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi vs. Yuto Nakashima
Hiromu Takahashi & Yuto Nakashima immediately brawled to the floor where Takahashi whips Nakashima into the guardrail then in the ring they traded chops and forearm shots and Takahashi applied a half crab but Nakashima reached the ropes.
Nakashima locks in a Boston Crab and he drags Takahashi to the middle of the ring but Takahashi eventually claws his way to the ropes. Takahashi hits a Falcon Arrow for a believable near fall.
He locks in a Boston Crab sat down on the lower back for added pressure and Nakashima eventually taps out.
Winner By Submission: Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi (9:04)
Tag Team Match
Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma) vs. Boltin Oleg & Oskar Leube
Oskar Leube flew over the top rope and he immediately clutched at his left knee upon landing. Togi Makabe picks him up but whipped him into a guardrail. Makabe stomped on him in the ring and Leube clutched at his left knee.
Boltin Oleg enters and hits bodyslams on Great Bash Heel then Tomoaki Honma hit a flying headbutt then Kokeshi before Makabe hits a clothesline for a near fall on Leube then nails King Kong Kneedrop for the win.
Winners: Great Bash Heel (9:04)
6 Man Tag Team Match
NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi & Chaos (Toru Yano & Yoh) vs. Satoshi Kojima, Tiger Mask IV & Ryusuke Taguchi
Hiroshi Tanahashi & Satoshi Kojima starts this match before Yoh & Tiger Mask IV enter before Ryusuke Taguchi enters and hits some butt bumps on Yoh. Yoh crotched Taguchi on the top rope and shook it. Toru Yano enters &immediately removed a corner pad and he whipped Taguchi into the exposed turnbuckle.
Kojima enters and he hits Machine Gun Chops on each Tanahashi, Yano & Yoh before Kojima hits a stunner on Yano and he tags in Tiger Mask & he locks in a cross armbreaker but Tanahashi made the save.
Tiger Mask accidentally kicks Taguchi so Yano immediately hits a low blow and rolls up Tiger Mask for the win.
Winners: NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi & Chaos (9:02)
8 Man Tag Team Match
Chaos (NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Champions Tomohiro Ishii & Kazuchika Okada & IWGP Tag Team Champions Hirooki Goto & Yoshi Hashi) vs. TMDK (Television Champion Zack Sabre Jr, Bad Dude Tito, Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls)
Hirooki Goto & Shane Haste starts this match before Tomohiro Ishii enters and hits some forearms on Haste. Haste hit a slingshot senton on Ishii for a near fall then Zack Sabre Jr enters and he snaps Ishii’s neck between his feet as TMDK work over Ishii.
Kazuchika Okada made the hot tag and he hit DDTs on TMDK before Bad Dude Tito hits a sit out powerbomb on Okada. Okada hits a neckbreaker over his knee on Mikey Nicholls.
Yoshi Hashi enters and hits Headhunter on Nicholls then Ishii hit a suplex on ZSJ. Okada hit a dropkick on Tito. Goto hit a neckbreaker over his knee before Haste & Nicholls hits Tank Buster then Highway To Hell for the win.
Winners: TMDK (9:38)
8 Man Tag Team Match
United Empire (United States Champion Will Ospreay, Jeff Cobb, Great O Khan & Callum Newman) vs. Los Ingobernables De Japon (2023 G1 Climax Winner Tetsuya Naito, Yota Tsuji, Shingo Takagi & Bushi)
Great O Khan & Shingo Takagi starts this match with a test of strength as Jeff Cobb beats up Tetsuya Naito on the floor as everyone was brawling. In the ring Henare hit a spin kick on Bushi & United Empire works Bushi over.
Cobb hit a standing moonsault for a near fall. Bushi finally hits a hurricanrana on O Khan and he made the hot tag to Takagi & O Khan hits a gutwrench suplex on Naito and he tags in Cobb.
Cobb & Naito traded some offense with Naito hitting an enzuigiri and Cobb hits Spin Cycle. Naito hit a DDT and they were both down. Callum Newman tags in for the 1st time and he faced Yota Tsuji. Newman builds up speed when he runs the ropes & hits a clothesline on Tsuji for a near fall.
Yota hits a back suplex on Newman then Bushi dove through the ropes and barreled onto Henare. Newman hits a Dragon Suplex on Tsuji for a near fall. Tsuji hits Gene Blaster then a 2nd Gene Blaster gets the win.
Winners: Los Ingobernables De Japon (13:51)
2nd Match Of The Best Of 7 Series
Strong Style (Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & Ren Narita) (0) vs. Yuji Nagata, Shota Umino & Master Wato
El Desperado & Master Wato starts this match before Ren Narita & Shota Umino enters and immediately traded forearm shots before Narita & Yuji Nagata traded offense. Minoru Suzuki tags in and hits a Helluva Kick on Nagata then a running Penalty Kick to the chest.
Nagata stood up and they traded forearm shots before Suzuki applied a sleeper and he set up for Gotch Style Piledriver but Nagata fought free. Suzuki applied a sleeper on the mat but Nagata reached the ropes but Suzuki didn’t let go until they were separated.
Desperado & Wato were trading offense in the ring with Desperado hit a brainbuster for a near fall. Wato locks in The Vendeval but Desperado reached the ropes. Wato hits a Mousetrap Driver for a near fall.
Desperado hit a spinebuster for a near fall and he locks in Numero Dos follow by Pinche Loco to get the win.
Winners: Strong Style (1) (12:36) (Strong Style: 1 Team Nagata: 0 Draw: 1)
8 Man Tag Team Match
Just 4 Guys (IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Sanada, KOPW 2023 Champion Taichi, Taka Michinoku & Douki) vs. House Of Torture (Evil, Sho, Dick Togo & Yujiro Takahashi)
Just 4 Guys & House Of Torture brawled at the bell before Just 4 Guys began working over Yujiro Takahashi then both teams are brawling on the floor into different areas of the crowd & Evil hits Sanada with a staff.
Back in the ring House Of Torture began working over Douki as Dick Togo chokes out Sanada with his wire while the rest of House Of Torture continued their beatdown on Douki then Taichi enters and applied a Stretch Plum on Sho before Sho hits a spear on Taichi.
Taka Michinoku tags in and battles Evil by hitting a Mafia Kick then a basement dropkick on Evil’s knee and he locks in a Figure 4. Sho & Takahashi hit a team suplex on Taichi. Sanada tags back in and he whips Evil into the guardrails.
Takahashi hits Sanada with his staff and House Of Torture stomps on Sanada then Douki hits a dive to the floor. Michinoku nails Michinoku Driver on Togo before Sanada nails a moonsault to get the win.
Winners: Just 4 Guys (15:55)