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NJPW Road to Castle Attack results: IWGP Junior Tag Team title match


NJPW held the final Road to Castle Attack show today in Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. 

In the main event, El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru captured the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships, defeating El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori. 

To open the show, Hiromu Takahashi vacated the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship and asked that BUSHI wrestle scheduled challenger El Phantasmo for the vacant title on Sunday's Castle Attack show at Osaka-Jo Hall. After the main event, Desperado cut a promo and asked to be added to ELP vs. BUSHI, or to face the winner at the March 4 NJPW Anniversary show. ELP then laid out Desperado with a Sudden Death superkick. BUSHI would then attack ELP with a codebreaker and posed with the Jr. title belt. 

After missing several shows with a knee injury, Tetsuya Naito returned to action on today's show and wrestled in a six-man. Naito is scheduled to challenge Kota Ibushi for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship on Sunday. 

Castle Attack takes place this weekend over two nights, with shows Saturday at 2 a.m. Eastern time and Sunday at midnight Eastern time. 

Here are results from today's show: 

Great-O-Khan, Will Ospreay & Jeff Cobb (w/Bea Priestley) defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi, Satoshi Kojima & Yota Tsuji (8:24)

Cobb pinned Tsuji after a Tour of the Islands. 

Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano & SHO defeated EVIL, Chase Owens & Dick Togo (1:23)

Yano pinned Togo with a schoolboy. 

Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI defeated Jay White, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa (w/Gedo & Jado) (10:00)

Goto pinned Tama after a GYW. 

Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & Shingo Takagi defeated Kota Ibushi, Yuji Nagata & Tokmoaki Honma (15:30)

Shingo pinned Honma after a Last of the Dragon. 

IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeated El Phantasmo & Taiji Ishimori to win the titles (20:12)

Desperado pinned Ishimori after a Pinche Loco.