Night 5 and 6 of the NJPW World & Super Junior Tag League has recently taken place. Aussie Open vs L.I.J, Catch 2/2 vs Wild Hips, Alex Zayne & El Lindaman vs BUSHI & Titan and more.
Welcome to another edition of Wrestling Republic’s coverage of New Japan Pro-Wrestling. This time, we’ll put the focus on the 2022 NJPW World & Super Junior Tag League and its latest event.
The promotion has recently hosted Night 5 and Night 6 of the World Tag League and Super Junior Tag League respectively. The event took place from the Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium in Osaka, Japan and presented some very interesting in-ring action. So, with nothing else to say, here are the full results of NJPW’s December 2nd event:
- Super Junior Tag League 2022: Suzuki-Gun (DOUKI & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) defeated KUSHIDA & Kevin Knight – Kanemaru pinned Kevin Knight (7:55)
- World Tag League 2022: Be-Bop Tag Team (Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toru Yano) defeated Alex Coughlin & Gabriel Kidd – Tanahashi pinned Kidd after hitting the High Fly Flow (6:02)
- Super Junior Tag League 2022: House Of Torture (Dick Togo & SHO) defeated CHAOS (Lio Rush & YOH) – SHO pinned YOH after hitting the Shock Arrow (0:18)
- World Tag League 2022: United Empire (Aaron Henare & Great-O-Khan) defeated House Of Torture (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) – Henare pinned Takahashi after hitting Streets Of Rage (9:58)
- Super Junior Tag League 2022: BULLET CLUB (Ace Austin & Chris Bey) defeated Flying Tiger (Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask) – Austin pinned Tiger Mask after hitting THE FOLD (9:28)
- World Tag League 2022: TMDK (Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste) defeated Suzuki-Gun (Lance Archer & Minoru Suzuki) – Haste pinned Minoru Suzuki with a Leverage Pin (1:40)
- Super Junior Tag League 2022: SAUCEHEARTS (El Lindaman & Alex Zayne) defeated Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI & Titan) – El Lindaman pinned BUSHI with the TACO Driver (9:28)
- Super Junior Tag League 2022: Catch 2/2 (Francesco Akira & TJP) defeated Wild Hips (Clark Connors & Ryusuke Taguchi) – TJP pinned Connors after he and Akira hit 2/2 (11:47)
- World Tag League 2022: Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito & SANADA) defeated Aussie Open (Mark Davis & Kyle Fletcher) – Naito pinned Fletcher after hitting Destino (20:20)
This is all for our coverage of the Deceember 2nd NJPW World & Super Junior Tag League. Stay tuned to Wrestling Republic, as we’ll keep you updated with everything you need to know about NJPW and Japanese Wrestling.
NJPW World & Super Junior Tag League – Current Standings (As Of December 2nd, Osaka)
With the results of the December 2nd event in Osaka, the current standings of the 2022 NJPW World & Super Jr Tag League reads as follows:
NJPW WORLD TAG LEAGUE:
- Be-Bop Tag Team (Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toru Yano) – 6 POINTS (3-2)
- Bishamon (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) – 6 POINTS (3-2)
- Alex Coughlin & Gabriel Kidd – 0 POINTS (0-5)
- LOS INGOBERNABLES DE JAPON (Tetsuya Naito & SANADA) – 8 POINTS (4-2)
- United Empire (Great-O-Khan & Aaron Henare) – 8 POINTS (4-2)
- Aussie Open (Mark Davis & Kyle Fletcher) – 10 POINTS (5-1)
- TMDK (Mikey Nicholls & Shane Haste) – 10 POINTS (5-1)
- Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki & Lance Archer) – 6 POINTS (3-2)
- BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens) – 4 POINTS (2-2)
- HOUSE OF TORTURE (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) – 0 POINTS (0-5)
*Aussie Open, United Empire, Bishamon, L.I.J and TMDK received 2 additional points due to Chase Owens & Bad Luck Fale’s withdrawal from the World Tag League.
NJPW SUPER JUNIOR TAG LEAGUE:
- Catch 2/2 (TJP & Francesco Akira) (c) – 10 POINTS (5-1)
- Suzuki-Gun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI) – 2 POINTS (1-5)
- BULLET CLUB (Ace Austin & Chris Bey) – 10 POINTS (5-1)
- HOUSE OF TORTURE (SHO & Dick Togo) – 2 POINTS (1-5)
- LOS INGOBERNABLES DE JAPON (BUSHI & TITAN) – 8 POINTS (4-2)
- CHAOS (YOH & Lio Rush) – 8 POINTS (4-2)
- Wild Hips (Ryusuke Taguchi & Clark Connors) – 4 POINTS (2-4)
- KUSHIDA & Kevin Knight – 2 POINTS (1-5)
- Flying Tiger (Tiger Mask & Robbie Eagles) – 4 POINTS (2-4)
- Alex Zayne & El Lindaman – 10 POINTS (5-1)
Where Can You Watch The 2022 NJPW World Tag League & Super Junior Tag League?
Fans will be able to watch every match of the 2022 NJPW World Tag League & Super Jr. Tag League -as well as any other NJPW event- on the company’s official streaming platform, NJPW World.
Additionally, make sure to visit NJPW’s official website -as well as their Japanese & English Twitter accounts- for more information about the promotion, wrestlers, merchandise, fan club and details about their upcoming shows.
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