Overall great event honestly feel like this was a good step into the future for NJPW. Tons of stories have been made tonight and one of the craziest tournaments in a while ended today. Hiromu will get a title shot. Ace Austin joins bullet club and we even got Sanada returning! New Japan truly is on fire!
Preview: Today is the final Night of BOSJ! We will see a Champion Crowned as well as some returning faces such as Bullet Club. ZSJ. Jay white and maybe more? Let’s dive into this BOSJ29 Final!
AVERAGE 8 Man BOSJ Tag: Match starts out with Wheeler Yuta and Robbie Eagles on the same back and forth before YOH and El Lindaman do the same. After a moment YOH tags in Titan who hits a nice Springboard Crossbody before following up with a Dropkick. Ace austin tagged in who picks up the speed hitting some fast moves before tagging in Alex Zayne they both hit a double Dropkick before eventually Clark connors is tagged in who takes out everyone hitting some good strikes then a pounce onto Ace before all members of Team YOH attack Alex in the corner hitting a 4 man attack. Back in the ring now between Alex and Clark they have a back and forth before team Alex comes in and hits moves onto Clark then some dives before Alex Zayne ends it with the Cinnamon Twist for the win!
Results: Alex Zayne wins by pinfall via Cinnamon Twist
Jayson Smith WR Star Rating: 2.75 Stars.
AVERAGE The United Empire Vs Team 6 or 9: Match started with United Empire going for a advantage but get taken out by a double Dropkick from Wato then a big dive to start this non title match up. They begin to fight as TJP and Ryusuke have a back and forth before Ryusuke gets thrown outside then hit with a Moonsault from Akira. The match would continue through with The United Empire having their way before Ryusuke would get the tag to Wato who begins a Hot tag taking United empire out with some offense then a splash to the outside back in the ring Wato would score a springboard uppercut before tagging in Ryusuke for a double team. As the match progresses Taguchi hits some good hip attacks before trying to go for the ankle lock as the match continues United empire would do more tag offense before Wato would get taken out fully with a Dropkick by Akira. Back in the ring Akira and TJP Would hit kicks before scoring a Elevated Cutter before TJP locks in the STF stretch for the victory!
Results: The United Empire wins by Submission.
Jayson Smith WR Star Rating: 2.75 Stars
Suzuki-Gun Vs House of Torture: Match would start with H.O.T attacking them from behind before the assault would be focused on Yoshinobu as everyone would keep the energy on him as all members including Dick Togo on the side attacking. After a moment ZSJ Would be tagged in and hit a nice Hot Tag taking out everyone hitting submissions onto Sho and Evil before Dick Togo would come in and try and choke ZSJ before taking a sip of the whiskey but Yoshinobu would low blow Togo spitting it out into Evil face. ZSJ would then hit a high arm bar onto SHO Taping him out quickly.
Results: Suzuki-Gun wins via Submission.
Jayson Smith WR Star Rating: 2.75 Stars.
GOOD Bullet Club Vs The United Empire: Match starts with everyone attacking everyone. In the ring Great O-Khan would attack Chase trying to take him out before Fale comes in and takes him down before Bullet club members come in and rake the back of Great O-Khan before he eventually gets out and tags in Jeff Cobb who exchanges shots with Fale before Fale hits a massive Shoulder bump. Henare tagged in starts to go down on ELP taking him down while The other members of both groups take each other out. Henare and ELP do some exchanges before Henare goes for his finish before Ace austin comes out and distracts him. ELP hits sudden Death then CR2 for the win.
Results: ELP Wins by Pinfall via CR2.
Jayson Smith WR Star Rating: 3.00 Stars.
Sanada Returns and challenges the IWGP U.S Champion for Dominion.
GOOD L.I.J Vs Suzuki-Gun: Match starts with everyone going crazy all members fighting before DOUKI And Bushi fight in the ring with Bushi hitting a Dropkick from the top. Bushi would tag in Naito who hits a low Dropkick in the ring onto Douki before Bushi and Naito hit a double team on Taka. Douki Would hit a nice dive into Naito before The rest of Suzuki gun take it to Naito on the outside. After a while the same would happen in the ring as they all continue to beat on Him. After a while Naito would get out of it by hitting a DDT before tagging in Shingo. Shingo and Taichi would exchange shots and a small sequence before Taichi would tag Taka in and him and Douki would hit a double team on Shingo. As all the members of the match start to fight Bushi would jump over the top taking everyone out on the outside. Back in the ring Taichi and Shingo would have a Sumo type fight before Shingo takes him out then a roll up on Taka to win!
Results: L.I.J wins by pinfall via Roll up by Shingo Takagi.
Jayson Smith WR Star Rating: 3.00 Stars
Before Bullet Club Match Jay white introduces the Returning KENTA.
GOOD Bullet Club Vs Okada Tama Tonga and Yano and Jado: Match starts Yano and Gallows having a fun exchange before Jado and Gedo have a back and forth for a bit then all Bullet Club members would have quick tags as well as beating down Jado after a while Okada would be tagged in and has a hot tag taking out everyone before having a one on one with Jay white hitting some moves such a forearms and strikes as well as More before Jay white would get the advantage hitting some Chops and a few two sweet ones. Okada would try and fight back eventually hitting a Dropkick. Tama Tonga would be tagged in and have a nice hot tag. Everyone on both sides would take out other members. Yano taking out Luke and Jado taking out Ishimori before Tama hits a nice Gun stun to get the victory!
Results: Tama Tanga wins by Pinfall via Gun Stun.
Jayson Smith WR Star Rating: 3.00 Stars
AMAZING El Desperado Vs Hiromu Takahashi: The Match starts very slow. Nothing out of the ordinary for both men. Taking full advantage of the no time limit. Desperado would go for some attacks on the leg but Hiromu would counter and both men would now go outside. Hiromu would throw him against the ring post then the Suplex on the outside before it went back in. El Desperado would begin his attack on the legs hitting a knee breaker then another version of it into the corner. Back in the ring Desperado would hit a nice Back suplex before going back to the knee doing some stretches as well as some stomps anytime Hiromu would try and fight back Desperado would keep pressure on Hiromu hitting a nice Indian Deathlock. Not letting up Desperado would go for more but get hit with a Hurricanrana before hitting a clothesline into the corner then a low slow Dropkick before hitting another one off the apron into the ribs of Desperado. Back in the ring now Hiromu would hit some kicks before a nice Falcon Arrow. He would then go for his DVD But would end getting reversed before Desperado went for a spear Hiromu would reverse to the D submission. Back to the feet Despy would end up hitting a nice Chop Block. He would look for more but get reversed onto the apron before Hiromu would go for the sunset flip Bomb but have no leg strength. Despy would see this and end up hitting a dive into the floor. Back in the ring Desperado would hit a frog splash then end up hitting an Olympic slam then into a stretch muffler before putting in Numero dos. Hiromu would get to the ropes so Desperado would go for his finish but get reversed back into the D Submission. After it was locked in for a while Desperado would get to the ropes. Both men would get up and exchange strikes then a exchange as well then ends with them hitting some moves in the exchange such as kicks before Hiromu lands a nasty Lariat. Hiromu would hit Victory Royal before Desperado would hit a nice Roll up before following up with a Spinebuster then his signature. He would go for Pinche loco once and miss before landing a nice punch before hitting two back to back Pinche Locos. El Desperado would go back to the legs locking in Numero dos after. Hiromu would fight it and end up hitting a Canadian Destroyer but Desperado would some now be standing. He would go for more offense but Hirumo would go for some quick roll ups before hitting two thrust kicks then a huge Lariat. Hiromu would then hit Time Bomb two before El Desperado would kick out of that! Back to the Feet Hiromu would hit a straight Punch to the face before Desperado would do the same not once but twice! Desperado would go for Pinche Loco again but Hiromu would hit two stunners then time Bomb before hitting Time Bomb two again to get the victory!
Results: Hiromu Takahashi wins by pinfall via Time Bomb!
Jayson Smith WR Star Rating: 4.00 Stars
Overall great event honestly feel like this was a good step into the future for NJPW. Tons of stories have been made tonight and one of the craziest tournaments in a while ended today. Hiromu will get a title shot. Ace austin joins bullet club and we even got Sanada returning! New Japan truly is on fire!
Matches: 0.75/1 Stars
Show Structure: 0.75/1 Stars
Atmosphere…: 0.75/1 Stars
Storytelling: 75/1 Stars
Production/Theme: 0.50/1 Stars
Overall Rating. 3.50/5 Stars
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