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NJPW World Tag League results: Tencozy take on Nakamura and Ishii


Three more matches in the World Tag League took place early on December 4 in Kagawa. Only a few more days until the World Tag League finals, and two shows away from deciding the finals. Every match is becoming more important as we wind this tournament down!

Block A: Manabu Nakanishi and Yuji Nagata vs. Kazarian and Daniels

There wasn’t a lot to this match, and most of it was just dull. Nagata worked on Daniels for a very long time. Addiction made a brief comeback after Nakanishi was tagged in. Daniels shoved Nakanishi to the floor then used the ropes to pin Nagata.

Block A: Hiroshi Tanahashi and Michael Elgin vs. Tama Tonga and Bad Luck Fale

Fine match but it felt like it dragged on a bit. Elgin and Fale did a lot of big guy power spots. Elgin and Tanahashi made their comeback but Fale and Tonga made a comeback. They isolated Elgin but he made comeback until getting cut off by a Fale lariat. Then in somewhat of a surprise, Fale pinned Elgin after a spear and a lariat combo.

Block B: Tomohiro Ishii and Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Tencozy

A lot of back and forth. Good stuff for the most part, but at this stage of the tournament it’s all been done. Some good double team maneuvers towards the end of the match though by Ishii and Nakamura. Ishii tried to whip Nakamura into Kojima but he dodged and hit a lariat on Ishii. Nakamura rebounded and hit a tope rope boma ye, then followed with another for the win.

Current Standings:

Block A:

Hiroshi Tanahashi and Michael Elgin- 6

Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma- 6

Kazuchika Okada and Yoshi-Hashi- 6

Christopher Daniels and Kazarian- 6

Manabu Nakanishi and Yuji Nagata- 4

Kazushi Sakuraba and Toru Yano- 4

Bad Luck Fale and Tama Tonga- 4

Block B:

Evil and Tetsuya Naito- 8

Hirooki Goto and Katsuyori Shibata- 8

Shinsuke Nakamura and Tomohiro Ishii- 6

Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson- 4

Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima- 4

AJ Styles and Yujiro Takahashi- 2

Matt Taven and Michael Bennett- 2