Okada and Shibata continue building towards their title match.
Shibata will challenge for the IWGP Heavyweight title in the main event of Sakura Genesis.
Shibata battles Fale with the NJ Cup and a future title shot on the line.
Shibata battled Ishii and EVIL took on Fale with the winners advancing to the finals of the NJ Cup.
Ishii faced SANADA this morning with the winner advancing to the final spot in the semifinals.
The first round concludes with a stellar main event.
New Japan's annual tournament kicked off Saturday with four men advancing.
Tomoaki Honma has started to get some movement back after a scary injury that took place on Friday.
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