Results “KIZUNA ROAD 2018”, Monday 6/18/18 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
1) Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemura.
Match ended in a Draw (10:00) when the time limit expired.
2) Shota Umino & Ren Narita vs. Bullet Club - Taiji Ishimori & Yujiro Takahashi.
Takahashi pinned Umino (7:44) with the Pimp Juice.
3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tomoyuki Oka vs. Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi.
Nagata pinned Oka (9:09) with a Backdrop Hold.
4) Taguchi Japan vs. CHAOS:
Ryusuke Taguchi, David Finlay Jr., Togi Makabe & Toa Henare vs. YOSHI-HASHI, Toru Yano & "Roppongi 3K" SHO & YOH.
HASHI made Henare submit (9:57) with the Butterfly Lock.
A video was played to announce the separate blocks for the upcoming "G1 CLIMAX 28" (see earlier post for details).
The main matches that are now slated to take place during this year's G1, will be announced at tomorrow's Kizuna Road show.
5) Los Ingobernables de Japón vs. Suzuki-gun:
Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI, EVIL & SANADA vs. Taichi, TAKA Michinoku, IWGP Junior Tag Team Champion Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Takashi Iizuka.
BUSHI pinned Michinoku (10:13) following the MX.
After the match, SANADA (possibly after learning he has a match coming up against Naito in the G1) refused to bump fists with Naito, then walked to the back alone.
6) Hiroshi Tanahashi, KUSHIDA, Michael Elgin, Jeff Cobb & Juice Robinson vs. CHAOS - Kazuchika Okada, NEVER Openweight Champion Hirooki Goto, IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Champion "Switchblade" Jay White, Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo.
KUSHIDA made Gedo submit (12:16) with the Hoverboard Lock following a DDT.
After the match, Jay White went on a rampage and laid out all of the opposition, then focused on Juice Robinson as he worsened Juice's injury even more by assaulting him with steel chairs.
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