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Four more wrestlers advance to third round of New Japan Cup

SANADA, Ospreay, Great-O-Khan, and ZSJ are moving on to the next round of the tournament.
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Four more wrestlers have advanced to the next round of the 2022 New Japan Cup.

The tournament continued with a show taking place in Aichi on Saturday. SANADA, Will Ospreay, The Great-O-Khan, and Zack Sabre Jr. booked their spots in the third round with victories.

Here are the results from the show:

- New Japan Cup second-round match: SANADA defeated Aaron Henare

- New Japan Cup second-round match: Will Ospreay defeated El Phantasmo

- New Japan Cup second-round match: The Great-O-Khan defeated Taiji Ishimori

- New Japan Cup second-round match: Zack Sabre Jr. defeated DOUKI

- Hiromu Takahashi, Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI defeated Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku

- Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI defeated EVIL, Dick Togo & Yujiro Takahashi

- Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tiger Mask & YOH defeated Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens & Gedo

- Ryusuke Taguchi, Master Wato & Ryohei Oiwa defeated Tomoaki Honma, Yuto Nakashima & Kosei Fujita

SANADA vs. Ospreay and Great-O-Khan vs. Sabre will take place in the third round of the New Japan Cup.

Okada vs. Taichi, Goto vs. CIMA, Tanahashi vs. Naito, and Jeff Cobb vs. YOSHI-HASHI have also already been confirmed for the next round of the tournament.

The second round of the New Japan Cup will conclude on Sunday. The tournament matches for that show are:

Sunday, March 13 --

  • Shingo Takagi vs. Tanga Loa
  • Chase Owens vs. Tiger Mask
  • EVIL vs. Tama Tonga
  • Hiromu Takahashi vs. Minoru Suzuki