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NJPW Strong TV taping spoilers: Ospreay, Lawlor, Ishii, White


The following are spoilers from Monday's TV taping for New Japan Strong, held in Los Angeles, CA.

  • Tomohiro Ishii defeated Alex Coughlin in a Challenge Series match
  • Chris Dickinson defeated Royce Isaacs
  • Hikuleo defeated Juice Robinson in a tables match. Robinson was favoring his left shoulder and also hit the back of his head on a table during a senton spot. The finish came right after that.
  • Yuji Nagata and Yuya Uemura defeated The DKC and Kevin Knight
  • Clark Connors, Karl Fredericks and IWGP U.S. Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Bateman, Barrett Brown and Misterioso. After the match, Fredericks called out Will Ospreay. The two had a face-off and then brawled. Ospreay hit the Hidden Blade and accepted Fredericks' challenge for the upcoming Dallas show.
  • JR Kratos defeated Fred Yehi
  • Ren Narita defeated Fred Rosser
  • NEVER Openweight Champion Jay White defeated Wheeler Yuta in a non-title match. Afterward, White called out Ishii and they faced off. The two had words and then brawled before White hit a low blow and a Blade Runner before leaving.
  • NJPW Strong Champion Tom Lawlor defeated Lio Rush. Afterward, Lawlor asked who his next challenger would be and Narita came out. After dismissing him, Narita dropped Lawlor and left.