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NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 28 finals set


NJPW's Best of the Super Juniors 28 finals are set following the final block action today in Hyogo. 

Hiromu Takahashi and YOH finished atop the block and will face off in the finals on Wednesday, December 15 to determine the winner. 

Hiromu defeated former IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Robbie Eagles in the main event of today's show to get to 15 points and secure his spot in the finals. Earlier in the night, YOH defeated his former Roppongi 3K tag team partner SHO to get to 14 points.

YOH defeated Eagles in their head-to-head matchup in the tournament, so he held the tiebreaker over Eagles. El Desperado could have gone to 14 or 15 points with a draw or win against El Phantasmo, but ELP defeated Desperado with his loaded boot Sudden Death superkick to eliminate him. That left Hiromu needing a win or draw in the main event to advance, while Eagles could have advanced with a victory.

Hiromu and YOH had a brief promo exchange after the main event to set up Wednesday's match. 

Hiromu will be going for his third career BOSJ tournament win and his second in a row. He defeated Taiji Ishimori in the 2018 finals, then defeated El Desperado in the 2020 edition.