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New Japan Best of the Super Jr. 26 results for Thursday, May 16: DOUKI vs. Taguchi, Romero vs. Ospreay, and more

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It’s that time of year again, and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) has assembled 20 of the best junior heavyweights in the world to compete in round robin action.

This year's version, the 26th annual, will take place across 15 dates for a spot in the finals June 5. All of this year’s shows will be broadcast worldwide on New Japan's streaming service, NJPW World, with commentary in both English and Japanese.

Current standings:

A Block

4 Points

  • Shingo Takagi (2-0)
  • Taiji Ishimori (2-0)
  • Tiger Mask IV (2-0)

2 Points

  • Dragon Lee (1-1)
  • Jonathan Gresham (1-1)
  • Marty Scurll (1-1)
  • Titan (1-1)

0 Points

  • SHO (0-2)
  • TAKA Michinoku (0-2)
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru (0-2)

B Block

2 Points

  • DOUKI (1-0)
  • El Phantasmo (1-0)
  • Robbie Eagles (1-0)
  • Ryusuke Taguchi (1-0)
  • Will Ospreay (1-0)

0 Points

  • Bandido (0-1)
  • BUSHI (0-1)
  • Ren Narita (0-1)
  • Rocky Romero (0-1)
  • YOH (0-1)

Our fourth day of action kicks off at a ripe 6AM Eastern / 3AM Pacific, and it's all about B Block, one of two groupings whose winner will go on to a spot in the finals.

Robbie Eagles over Ren Narita

YOH over Bandido

El Phantasmo over BUSHI

Will Ospreay over Rocky Romero

Ryusuke Taguchi over DOUKI

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