THE ROYSTER REPORT: WHAT HAPPENED @NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING

Posted January 27th, 2017 by 1Wrestling News Team

Jermaine Royster reporting

On tonight’s episode of New Japan Pro Wrestling on AxsTV we get more coverage of the recent show Wrestle Kingdom 11 airing from the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. Tonight we get the NEVER Openweight Championship match between the Champion Katsuyori Shibata taking on his nemesis Hirooki Goto. Also the NEVER Indiscriminate 6-Man Tag Team Championship Elimination Match.

Wrestle Kingdom 11
January 4, 2017
Tokyo Dome
Tokyo, Japan

NEVER OpenWeight Championship Match
Singles Match
Katsuyori Shibata© vs Hirooki Goto

Both men stare at each other in theirs corners, they circle each other than lock up but a break son comes. Both are feeling out each other as Shibata scores with a hammer lock but Goto gets to the ropes, Shibata slaps the chest of Goto. Shibata tries another hammer lock but Goto goes behind for the counter, Shibata stands up to escape then tries the Penalty Kick but Goto gets away. Both go back to the lock up with Shibata scoring with a collar and elbow tie up forcing Goto to the mat, Shibata stomps down on the elbow for good measure. Shibata then scores with the headlock while Goto is on the apron, Shibata runs the ropes and blast Goto off the ropes into the steel barricade. Shibata throws Goto back inside for more punishment as Shibata stomps away then slaps on a chin lock to Goto. Goto escapes but Shibata blasts him with a swift kick to the back. Shibata just kicks Goto in the face repeatedly then gives one more just because. Shibata runs the ropes but Goto counters with a lariat then elbows to Shibata in the corner. Shibata comes back but Goto hits a enziguri in the corner. Shibata comes right back with a German Suplex, Goto then fires back with another lariat then a elbow from the top rope for a two count. Goto blast Shibata but Katsuyori sits up as to say bring it on. Goto hits kicks to Shibata but he isn’t phased until Goto scores with a headbutt. Shibata comes back again with kicks to Goto seated in the corner, Shibata then scores with the flying corner dropkick. Shibata hits a Suplex for a two count then slaps on the abdominal stretch to Goto, Goto gets to the ropes but Shibata suplexes him. Both men now trade Lariat of the ropes then they trade german suplexes until Goto blasts Shibata’s head of his knees. Goto gets up tries a swift kick but Shibata turns that into another German Suplex then hits a STO and both men are down. Both men get to their knees then begin to trade shots again, Goto tries Ushigiroshi but Shibata scores with the rear naked chokehold. Got gets to the ropes but Shibata leans back and Goto is wrapped up on the mat. Shibata holds on while Goto seems to be fading away but Goto gets his feet to the bottom ropes. Shibata pushes Red Shoes away then picks up Goto, Hirooki and Shibata trade head butts then Shibata scores with the Penalty Kick dropping Goto. Shibata tries another move but Goto counters with Ushigiroshi then scores with the Shouten for a two count. Goto screams to the crowd then blast Shibata with a kick but both men trade Fore arms then kicks them head butts. Goto then picks up Shibata and hits the Reverse GTR followed up shortly with another GTR neck breaker and Goto covers Shibata and gets the win.

Your Winner: Hirooki Goto wins the NEVER OpenWeight Championship

Wrestle Kingdom 11
January 4, 2017
Tokyo Dome
Tokyo, Japan

NEVER Indiscriminate 6-Man Tag Team Championship Elimination Match

Satoshi Kojima, David Finlay & King Ricochet© vs Yoshi-Hashi, Will Ospreay & Jado(Chaos) vs Evil, Sanada & Bushi(Los Ingobernables de Japon) vs Bad Luck Fale, Hangman Page & Yujiro Takahashi(Bullet Club)

The first two teams to start off the match were Bullet Club & Chaos. Bullet Club goes on the attack as the bell sounds, Fale goes after Hashi in the ring and attacks him in the corner. Hash I comes back with a lariat in the corner then another off the ropes. Fale backs Hashi into the corner tagging in Yujiro, Page attacks Hashi on the outside before they throw him back in. Bullet Club then triple teams Hashi in the corner, Yujiro tags in Page. Hangman scores with a lariat then a jumping DDT for a two count. Hashi fights away from Page and hits his signature neck breaker then tags in Will Ospreay. Will takes out Fale then Page, Ospreay then hits a somersault over the top rope dive onto the Bullet Club on the outside. Ospreay hits the standing moonsalut followed by the 450 splash for a two count. Ospreay hits a spinning kick Page counters with the jumping lariat over the top rope. Page sends Ospreay over the ropes but Will counters then Takahashi takes out Ospreay on the apron. Ospreay then catches Page with a knee before tagging in Jado. Hashi and Jado double team Page but Fale breaks the hold. Fale scores a double lariat then Takahashi scores with a kick for a two count. Page hits the apron shooting star on the outside but Takahashi gets the pin over Jado and Chaos is eliminated.

Los Ingobernables de Japon come out next

Sanada starts with Yujiro, they draw to lock up but Page and Fale jump LIJ from behind. Sanada fights off Page but Takahashi comes in with the double team, Sanada then shoves Yujiro away right into Bushi. Bushi hits the Knees to the face of Yujiro then Fale is chased over the top rope. Bushi hits a suicide dive to Fale taking him out then Sanada & Evil both grab chairs and they take out Takahashi I the ring. Sanada applies the Dragon Sleeper to Takahashi and Yujiro submits, Bullet Club is now eliminated

In comes the 6-man Champions, King Ricochet, David Finlay & Satoshi Kojima

LIJ come out to the ramp to attack the champions. Ricochet and Finlay hit over top suicide dives taking out Evil & Bushi. Finlay stacks Sanada with back elbows but Sanada counters dropping Finlay on his head. Bushi comes in and chokes out Finlay but Finlay soon counters with another back elbow then tags in Ricochet. Sanada and Bushi get taken out by Ricochet, Bushi is covered for a two count. Bushi scores with a kick to Ricochet, Kohima comes in as does Evil. Kojima attacks Evil in the corner with the repeated chops, LIJ then come in and Kojima gets triple teamed for a two count. Evil grabs Kojima but Satoshi counters the STO and tags Ricochet back in. Finlay and Ricochet double team Evil but Evil throws Ricochet to Bushi, Bushi hits the double knees. Satoshi comes in and fights off Los Ingobernables then hits the Lariat to Evil. Sanada comes in for the save but he gets a brain buster from Kojima. Satoshi winds up for the Lariat but Evil ducks and Bushi jumps in front of Kojima then spews the green mist in Kojima’s face. Evil then hits the STO to Kojima and Evil gets the three count.

Your Winners: Evil, Sanada & Bushi(Los Ingobernables de Japon) win the NEVER Indiscriminate 6-Man Tag Team Championships

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