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NJPW New Year's Golden Series results: Elimination match main event

An eight-man elimination match headlined today's Korakuen Hall show.

The NJPW New Year's Golden Series tour continued today at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. 

An eight-man elimination match headlined, with Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, El Desperado, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru facing Toru Yano, Yuji Nagata, Master Wato, and Ryusuke Taguchi. The match was originally set to be a 10-man, but Hiroyoshi Tenzan was pulled from the show due a knee injury. As a result, DOUKI was removed from the Suzuki-gun side. 

The tour continues with two more Korakuen shows Wednesday and Thursday, then wraps up with two NJPW World shows on Saturday and Sunday from Hokkaido.

Here are today's results: 

  • Great-O-Khan defeated Kosei Fujita (5:43)
  • Satoshi Kojima, Robbie Eagles & Tiger Mask defeated Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo & Jado (9:43)
  • SANADA, Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomoaki Honma & Ryohei Oiwa (9:32)
  • YOSHI-HASHI & YOH defeated Yujiro Takahashi & SHO (11:52)
  • Hirooki Goto & Tomohiro Ishii defeated EVIL & Dick Togo (9:33)
  • Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi defeated Kazuchika Okada & Togi Makabe (13:57)
  • Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, El Desperado &Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeated Toru Yano, Yuji Nagata, Master Wato & Ryusuke Taguchi (24:29)