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New Japan Best of the Super Jr. 26 results for Saturday, May 18: Shingo vs. Kanemaru, Gresham vs. Lee, and more

NJPW World

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

4 Points

  • El Phantasmo (2-0)
  • Robbie Eagles (2-0)
  • Ryusuke Taguchi (2-0)
  • Will Ospreay (2-0)

2 Points

  • DOUKI (1-1)
  • YOH (1-1)

0 Points

  • Bandido (0-2)
  • BUSHI (0-2)
  • Ren Narita (0-2)
  • Rocky Romero (0-2)

Our fifth day of action kicks off at a ripe 5:30AM Eastern / 2:30AM Pacific, and it's all about B Block, one of two groupings whose winner will go on to a spot in the finals.

SHO over TAKA Michinoku

Marty Scurll over Tiger Mask IV

Taiji Ishimori over Titan

Dragon Lee over Jonathan Gresham

Shingo Takagi over Yoshinobu Kanemaru

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