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NJPW Summer Struggle results: Super Junior Tag League night three

The NJPW Super Junior Tag League continued today at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.

Three tournament matches topped the card, with three-time tournament winners SHO and YOH taking on Ryusuke Taguchi and Master Wato in the main event. 

The Summer Struggle tour continues tomorrow with a NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship match headlining. Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI and Tomohiro Ishii will defend against Tetsuya Naito, SANADA and BUSHI. 

The Super Junior Tag League resumes on Monday, August 16. 

Below are results from today's show. 


Toru Yano, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Tomoaki Honma defeated Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi & Jado (10:34)

Yano pinned Jado with a schoolboy. 

Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & BUSHI defeated Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii & Togi Makabe (18:40)

Shingo pinned Makabe after hitting Last of the Dragon.

Super Jr. Tag League: Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo defeated Gedo & Dick Togo (12:57)

Ishimori pinned Gedo. Gedo had Ishimori in a Gedo clutch, but ELP jumped in and hit Gedo with Sudden Death. Ishimori then covered Gedo.

Super Jr. Tag League: Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask defeated El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru (15:45)

Eagles used the Ron Miller Special to submit Kanemaru.

Super Jr. Tag League: Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato defeated SHO & YOH (19:00)

Wato pinned YOH after hitting an RPP.


Super Jr. Tag League standings --

  • Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo 6 points (3-0)
  • Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask 6 points (3-0)
  • El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru 4 points (2-1)
  • Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato 2 points (1-2)
  • SHO & YOH 0 points (0-3) *eliminated*
  • Gedo & Dick Togo 0 points (0-3) *eliminated*


Here is the lineup for tomorrow:

NJPW Summer Struggle, Tuesday, August 10, 5 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship: Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & BUSHI
  • Shingo Takagi vs. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Togi Makabe, SHO & YOH vs. EVIL, Gedo & Dick Togo
  • Toru Yano, Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask vs. Chase Owens, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo
  • Tomoaki Honma, Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato vs. Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru