The semifinals of the NJPW World TV title tournament are set.
The tournament continued Sunday from the Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall 1 in Chiba, Japan. Ren Narita defeated Toru Yano and SANADA defeated KENTA in the final two quarterfinal matches.
SANADA and Narita will face each other in the semifinals on November 5 from Osaka. The winner of that match will move on to face the winner of Zack Sabre. Jr. vs. EVIL in the finals.
NJPW TV Championship tournament results:
- David Finlay defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru (October 14)
- Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Alex Zayne (October 14)
- Yoshi-HASHI defeated Jeff Cobb (October 15)
- EVIL defeated Aaron Henare (October 15)
- SANADA defeated Taichi (October 16)
- KENTA defeated Hirooki Goto (October 16)
- Toru Yano defeated Great-O-Khan (October 26)
- Ren Narita defeated Tomohiro Ishii (October 26)
- Zack Sabre Jr defeated David Finlay (October 27) (quarterfinal)
- EVIL defeated Yoshi-HASHI (October 27) (quarterfinal)
- SANADA defeated KENTA (October 30) (quarterfinal)
- Ren Narita defeated Toru Yano (October 30) (quarterfinal)
- Zack Sabre. Jr. vs. EVIL (November 5) (semifinal)
- Ren Narita vs. SANADA (November 5) (semifinal)
- Finals (January 4)
Several matches are now confirmed for the show from Osaka on Saturday, November 5.
- IWGP United States Champion Will Ospreay defends against Tetsuya Naito
- NEVER Openweight Champion Karl Anderson defends against Hikuleo **
- Ren Narita vs. SANADA in the NJPW World TV title tournament semifinals
- Zack Sabre Jr. vs. EVIL in the NJPW World TV title tournament semifinals
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions TJP & Francesco Akira defend against BUSHI & Titan
- Master Wato & Taiji Ishimori vs. El Desperado & Hiromu Takahashi
- Aussie Open (Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis) vs. TBA
** Karl Anderson has said he will not be on the show. He continues to be listed for it, however.