January 4 New Japan Tokyo Dome report - legends, promotional wars

Results from the Tokyo Dome show held earlier today:

Super Strong Machine & Wataru Inoue & Mitsuhide Hirasawa b Jushin Liger & Koji Kanemoto & Kazuchika Okada

IWGP jr. title:  Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi b Averno & Ultimo Guerrero

IWGP tag titles:  Tetsuya Naito & Yujiro won three-way hardcore match to take titles off champs Team 3-D as well as Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson when Yujiro pinned Anderson.  Can't believe Team 3-D managed to lose the tiles without doing the job

Tajiri & Masato Tanaka b Yuji Nagata & Akebono when Tanaka pinned Nagata

Terry Funk & Riki Choshu & Masahiro Chono & Manabu Nakanishi b Abdullah the Butcher & Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii when Nakanishi beat Iizuka with the torture rack

Togi Makabe b Mohammed Yone with the King Kong kneedrop in the first New Japan vs. NOAH match

IWGP jr. heavyweight title:  Naomichi Marufuji b Tiger Mask with the tiger frosien from the top rope

Hiroshi Tanahashi b Go Shiozaki with the high fly flow

GHC heavyweight title:  Takashi Sugiura b Hirooki Goto to retain the title with an ankle lock, so New Japan vs. NOAH ended as a 2-2 tie

IWGP heavyweight title: Shinsuke Nakamura b Yoshihiro Takayama to retain the title with four Bom a Ye's


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