With New Beginning firmly in our rear view mirror, New Japan Pro Wrestling are closing February out with a pair of shows dubbed Castle Attack!
It’s a two night double header and, naturally, both nights will air live and in full on NJPW World, so why not watch along with the best pro wrestling community on the internet?
Today’s action takes place in Osaka’s legendary Osaka-Jo Hall, kicking off at a ripe 12AM Eastern / 9PM Pacific, and is headlined by Kota Ibushi defending the IWGP Intercontinental Championship by itself against Tetsuya Naito. It also features a three-way bout between BUSHI, Desperado, and Phantasmo for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship recently vacated by a once-again injured Hiromu Takahashi.
TenCozy (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) over THE EMPIRE (Jeff Cobb & Will Ospreay) by pinfall with a Cozy Lariat from Kojima on Cobb.
Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii, & Toru Yano) over Bullet Club (Chase Owens, EVIL, & “Switchblade” Jay White) by submission with Money Clip from Okada on Owens.
Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (c) over Chaos (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) by pinfall with a Gun Stun from Tonga on Goto to retain the IWGP Tag Team Championship.
Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) over Great-O-Khan by pinfall with a crucifix pin to retain the NEVER Openweight Championship.
El Desperado over BUSHI and El Phantasmo by pinfall with Pinche Loco on Phantasmo to win the vacant IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship.
Kota Ibushi (c) over Tetsuya Naito by pinfall with Kamigoye to retain the IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
Post-match, El Desperado came out and challenged Ibushi to the traditional junior champ vs. heavyweight champ match at the anniversary show next week,
Enjoy the show!