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Second quarterfinal matchup set for New Japan Cup 2022

The third round of the tournament is now halfway over.
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Tetsuya Naito and Jeff Cobb have advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2022 New Japan Cup.

At Tuesday's show in Okayama, Naito defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi and Cobb defeated YOSHI-HASHI in New Japan Cup tournament matches. Here are the full results from the show:

- New Japan Cup third-round match: Tetsuya Naito defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi

- New Japan Cup third-round match: Jeff Cobb defeated YOSHI-HASHI

- Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & YOH defeated Taichi, Minoru Suzuki & DOUKI

- Hiromu Takahashi, SANADA, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI defeated EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi, SHO & Dick Togo

- The Great-O-Khan, Will Ospreay & Aaron Henare defeated Zack Sabre Jr., El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku

- Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens & Gedo defeated Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Jado

- Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo defeated Master Wato & Kosei Fujita

- Tomoaki Honma & Tiger Mask defeated Ryusuke Taguchi & Ryohei Oiwa

Okada vs. CIMA and Naito vs. Cobb in the quarterfinals of the tournament are set for Sunday, March 20. The two quarterfinal matches on the opposite side of the bracket will take place on Monday, March 21.

Those two remaining quarterfinal matchups will be determined as the third round of the New Japan Cup wraps up this Thursday and Friday. The tournament matches for those events are:

Thursday, March 17 --

  • SANADA vs. Will Ospreay
  • Zack Sabre Jr. vs. The Great-O-Khan

Friday, March 18 --

  • Hiromu Takahashi vs. EVIL
  • Shingo Takagi vs. Chase Owens