The schedules are all out of whack, but New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) isn’t letting 2020 go by without hosting all of their usual round robin tournaments, which means it’s time for Best of the Super Jr. 27 and World Tag League 2020!
These tournaments will take place across 17 dates, with the finals on Dec. 11. 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.
World Tag League standings
- Chaos (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) (5-3)
- Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano) (5-3)
- FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson) (5-3)
- Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (5-3)
- Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA & Shingo Takagi) (5-3)
- Suzuki-gun (Taichi & Zack Sabre, Jr.) (5-3)
- Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb (4-4)
- Bullet Club (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) (3-5)
- Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens) (2-6)
- Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toa Henare (1-7)
Best of the Super Jr. 27 standings
- El Desperado (6-2)
- Hiromu Takahashi (6-2)
- SHO (6-2)
- Taiji Ishimori (6-2)
- BUSHI (4-4)
- Master Wato (4-4)
- Robbie Eagles (3-5)
- Ryusuke Taguchi (3-5)
- DOUKI (2-6)
- Yuya Uemura (0-8)
Tonight’s action takes place in Fukuoka’s Fukuoka Convention Center and kicks off at a ripe 4AM Eastern / 1AM Pacific. It’s the final night of block contention, and both tournaments will be having the matches that determine who goes to the finals on Dec. 11!
Robbie Eagles over Yuya Uemura by submission with the Ron Miller Special.
Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens) over Bullet Club (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) by pinfall with a schoolboy pin from Owens on Yujiro.
Ryusuke Taguchi over DOUKI by pinfall with Dodon.
Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) over Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toa Henare by submission with a Sharpshooter from Tonga on Tanahashi.
Hiromu Takahashi over Master Wato by pinfall with Time Bomb II.
Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb over Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA & Shingo Takagi) by pinfall with Tour of the Islands from Cobb on Shingo.
Taiji Ishimori over SHO by pinfall with Bloody Cross
Suzuki-gun (Taichi & Zack Sabre, Jr.) over Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano) by pinfall with Zack Mephisto on Ishii.
El Desperado over BUSHI by submission with Numero Dos.
FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson) over Chaos (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) by pinfall with Pulp Friction from Juice on Goto.
All told, this means your Best of the Super Jr. final is Hiromu vs. Despy and your World Tag League final is Guerrillas of Destiny vs. FinJuice!
Enjoy the show!