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New Japan Best of the Super Jr. 26 results for Wednesday, May 29: Lee vs. Kanemaru, Gresham vs. Takagi, 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

14 Points

  • Shingo Takagi (7-0)

12 Points

  • Taiji Ishimori (6-1)

10 Points

  • Dragon Lee (5-2)

8 Points

  • Jonathan Gresham (4-3)
  • Marty Scurll (4-3)

6 Points

  • SHO (3-4)

4 Points

  • Tiger Mask IV (2-5)
  • Titan (2-5)
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru (2-5)

0 Points

  • TAKA Michinoku (0-7)

B Block

10 Points

  • El Phantasmo (5-2)
  • Robbie Eagles (5-2)
  • Ryusuke Taguchi (5-2)
  • Will Ospreay (5-2)

8 Points

  • BUSHI (4-3)
  • YOH (4-3)

6 Points

  • Bandido (3-4)
  • Rocky Romero (3-4)

2 Points

  • DOUKI (1-6)

0 Points

  • Ren Narita (0-7)

Our eleventh day of action kicks off at a ripe 5AM Eastern / 2AM Pacific, and tonight’s show features matches from A Block! Also note that TAKA Michinoku’s injury is severe enough that he’s been pulled from the rest of the tournament and will lose his remaining matches by forfeit as a result.

SHO over Titan

Taiji Ishimori over Tiger Mask IV

Shingo Takagi over Jonathan Gresham

Dragon Lee over Yoshinobu Kanemaru

Enjoy the show!

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