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New Japan Best of the Super Jr. 26 results for Thursday, May 30: Taguchi vs. ELP, Ospreay vs. DOUKI, 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

16 Points

  • Shingo Takagi (8-0)

14 Points

  • Taiji Ishimori (7-1)

12 Points

  • Dragon Lee (6-2)

10 Points

  • Marty Scurll (5-3)

8 Points

  • Jonathan Gresham (4-4)
  • SHO (4-4)

4 Points

  • Tiger Mask IV (2-6)
  • Titan (2-6)
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru (2-6)

0 Points

  • TAKA Michinoku (0-8)

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 5:30AM Eastern / 2:30AM Pacific, and tonight’s show features matches from B 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.

YOH over Ren Narita

Bandido over Robbie Eagles

BUSHI over Rocky Romero

Will Ospreay over DOUKI

Ryusuke Taguchi over El Phantasmo

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