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NJPW WK 14 night two notes: Attendance, title changes, angles


- The combined attendance at the Tokyo Dome for Wrestle Kingdom 14 nights one and two topped 70,000.

NJPW announced a paid attendance of 30,063 fans for night two. The number for night one was 40,008, which Dave Meltzer noted on Wrestling Observer Radio was NJPW's biggest paid attendance in 20 years.

- In addition to Tetsuya Naito defeating Kazuchika Okada in their double title main event, there were three more title changes on night two. Hirooki Goto defeated KENTA to win the NEVER Openweight Championship, SHO & YOH won the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles from Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo, and EVIL, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI became the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Champions by winning the pre-show gauntlet match.

- Naito's next challenger was established in the show-closing angle at night two. After defeating Okada to become the IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Intercontinental Champion, Naito was attacked by KENTA during his promo. KENTA hit a Penalty Kick, the Go 2 Sleep, and posed with both of Naito's titles before leaving the ring when BUSHI came to help Naito.

- Minoru Suzuki looks to be IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion Jon Moxley's next opponent. Suzuki came to the ring after Moxley retained the title against Juice Robinson today. Suzuki and Moxley went face-to-face and then started brawling, with Suzuki putting Moxley in a rear naked choke and hitting the Gotch-style piledriver.

Suzuki grabbed Moxley's championship, got on the microphone, and held up the title belt.