NJPW New Japan Cup 2022 Day 3 Results

Two big matches

The New Japan Cup first round wrapped up today with a show from Ota City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. 

The final four first-round matches took place at the show, including Hiromu Takahashi vs. SHO and another battle between two of the best wrestlers in the world in Shingo Takagi and Tomohiro Ishii, only months on from their G1 Climax 31 clash. 

The winners of their respective matches advanced to the second round, which will run from March 9 until March 13.

Full results from the final first-round matches can be found below: 

  • The United Empire def. Ryohei Oiwa, Tomoaki Honma, Togi Makabe & Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • El Phantasmo, Taiji Ishimori & Yujiro Takahashi def. BUSHI, SANADA & Tetsuya Naito
  • Zack Sabre Jr., Taichi, El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI def. YOH, YOSHI-HASHI, Hirooki Goto, Toru Yano & Kazuchika Okada
  • Chase Owens def. Jado - New Japan Cup
  • EVIL def. Ryusuke Taguchi - New Japan Cup
  • Hiromu Takahashi def. SHO - New Japan Cup
  • Shingo Takagi def. Tomohiro Ishii - New Japan Cup  

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