The quarterfinals of this year's New Japan Cup are now fully set.
The third round of the tournament concluded with a show at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on Friday. Hiromu Takahashi and Shingo Takagi advanced to the quarterfinals with victories. Full results from the show are listed below:
- New Japan Cup third-round match: Hiromu Takahashi defeated EVIL
- New Japan Cup third-round match: Shingo Takagi defeated Chase Owens
- Taichi & Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Kazuchika Okada & Toru Yano
- Jeff Cobb & Will Ospreay defeated Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI
- Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & Tomohiro Ishii defeated Minoru Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & TAKA Michinoku
- Bad Luck Fale, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo defeated Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Jado
- SHO & Yujiro Takahashi defeated El Desperado & DOUKI
- Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato defeated Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma & YOH
Hiromu and Shingo, who are stablemates in Los Ingobernables de Japon, will now face off in the quarterfinals.
Here's the complete schedule of quarterfinal matches:
Sunday, March 20 --
- Kazuchika Okada vs. CIMA
- Tetsuya Naito vs. Jeff Cobb
Monday, March 21 --
- Will Ospreay vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
- Hiromu Takahashi vs. Shingo Takagi
Both semifinal matches will then take place on Saturday, March 26, with the finals being held on Sunday, March 27.