Japanese Wrestling

NJPW – Road To Power Struggle – Super Jr Tag League – October 19th, 2018 – Results

This show was taped for On-demand available on njpwworld and is in separate matches on the website, rather than one show with all the matches. There is only two matches for this day as the other half of Super Jr Tag League action is on October 20th, the first match on October 19th, 2018 was Taguchi and ACH vs Kanemaru and El Desperado. Neither of these matches have commentary.

Taguchi & ACH vs Kanemaru & El Desperado

  • As the Taguchi Japan Rugby team of Ryusuke Taguchi and ACH made their way to the ring, Suzuki-gun ran down the ramp, jumping the crowd favorites. Taguchi and ACH made a very brief comeback but got cut off quick. After laying out ACH at ringside with barricades and such, El Desperado and Kanemaru continue to beat down Taguchi in the ring. Taguchi takes a hell of a beating and when he kicks out the crowd clap and cheer. Taguchi starts to make a comeback as ACH climbs back to the corner. ACH tagged in but took a beating from El Desperado before getting in more offence. Kanemaru is tagged in and after a few minutes, ACH is able to tag Taguchi back in. Taguchi runs wild with Hip Attacks. A few moments alter Taguchi and ACH get a near fall with an assisted X-factor like move. Suzuki-gun try to cheat but Kanemaru accidently spits whisky in the face of El Desperado and is rolled up after a low blow moments later by Taguchi. Winners: Taguchi Japan, ACH and Ryusuke Taguchi.

Jyushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask vs BUSHI & Shingo Takagi

  • This starts off with Los Ingobernables De Japon coming out with Naito, in his white suit. The match kicks off with BUSHI and Liger locking up. When Liger starts to push BUSHI against the ropes, BUSHI grabs the hair of Liger. Shingo and Tiger Mask tag in. Shingo runs through Tiger Mask with a shoulder tackle, they move to strikes. Tiger Mask gets the upper hand and tags in Liger. BUSHI interferes and that’s when LIJ take over and they move to ringside to brawl. Back in the ring, BUSHI works over Liger, then tags Shingo back in. Shingo and BUSHI will use and underhanded tactic possible but Liger and Tiger Mask are tough veterans. After a Liger-bomb and a Tiger-driver, Shingo breaks up the pin on BUSHI so Tiger Mask goes for a Tiger-driver from the top but Shingo stops it. Liger and Shingo Takagi fight to the outside as Tiger Mask rolls up BUSHI for the win. Winners: Tiger Mask and Jyushin Thunder Liger.

Super Jr Tag League action will continue on October 20th, 2018.

The points standings so far in this tournament

  • Bullet Club, Taiji Ishimori & Robbie Eagles – 4 Points
  • LIJ, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI – 4 Points
  • Jyushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask – 4 Points
  • Suzuki-gun, El Desperado & Kanemaru – 2 Points
  • Volador Jr & Soberano Jr – 2 Points
  • Roppongi 3K, SHO & YOH – 2 Points
  • Taguchi Japan, ACH & Taguchi – 2 Points
  • Chris Sabin & KUSHIDA – 0 Points

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