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New Japan Best of the Super Jr. 26 results for Thursday, May 23: Lee vs. Takagi, Ospreay vs. Bandido, 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

8 Points

  • Shingo Takagi (4-0)
  • Taiji Ishimori (4-0)

6 Points

  • Dragon Lee (3-1)

4 Points

  • Jonathan Gresham (2-2)
  • Marty Scurll (2-2)
  • Tiger Mask IV (2-2)

2 Points

  • SHO (1-3)
  • Titan (1-3)
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru (1-3)

0 Points

  • TAKA Michinoku (0-4)

B Block

8 Points

  • El Phantasmo (4-0)

6 Points

  • Robbie Eagles (3-1)
  • Ryusuke Taguchi (3-1)
  • Will Ospreay (3-1)

4 Points

  • Bandido (2-2)
  • YOH (2-2)

2 Points

  • BUSHI (1-3)
  • DOUKI (1-3)
  • Rocky Romero (1-3)

0 Points

  • Ren Narita (0-4)

Our sixth day of action kicks off at a ripe 5:30AM Eastern / 2:30AM Pacific, and tonight’s show features matches from both blocks!

El Phantasmo over Ren Narita (B Block)

Titan over TAKA Michinoku (A Block)

BUSHI over Robbie Eagles (B Block)

Jonathan Gresham over Tiger Mask IV (A Block)

YOH over DOUKI (B Block)

SHO over Marty Scurll (A Block)

Rocky Romero over Ryusuke Taguchi (B Block)

Yoshinobu Kanemaru over Taiji Ishimori (A Block)

Will Ospreay over Bandido (B Block)

Shingo Takagi over Dragon Lee (A Block)

Enjoy the show!

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