NJPW World Tag League 2021 Day 6 Results, Updated Standings

LIJ suffer their first loss

NJPW World Tag League 2021 continued today as Tokyo's Korakuen Hall hosted the sixth round of matches from the tournament. 

Dangerous Tekkers moved past Hiroshi Tanahashi and Toru Yano in the standings today, as Suzuki-gun used The Sublime Master Thief's shenanigans against him. 

Yano and Tanahashi thought they had the match won down the stretch after they handcuffed ZSJ and Taichi to a steel beam. Their Suzuki-gun faction-mate Yoshinobu Kanemaru was on commentary, though, and he abandoned his duties to free his friends. Yano and Tanahashi then went back on the attack, only to have their feet tied together by Kanemaru, and they failed to meet the count of 20, losing to the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions by count-out.

Tetsuya Naito and SANADA suffered their first loss of the tournament in the main event, falling to The United Empire's Great-O-Khan and Aaron Henare. The victors then dished out more punishment in a post-match attack until IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shingo Takagi took off his glasses, which prompted Great-O-Khan to push SANADA out of the ring. 

Check out the full results from Korakuen Hall below:

  • Yuto Nakashima vs. Ryohei Oiwa ended in a Draw - Young Lions Match
  • Chase Owens & Bad Luck Fale def. TAKA Michinoku & Minoru Suzuki
  • Yujiro Takahashi & EVIL def. Tiger Mask & Yuji Nagata
  • YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto def. Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe
  • Guerrillas Of Destiny def. TenCozy
  • Dangerous Tekkers def. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toru Yano
  • Great-O-Khan & Aaron Henare def. SANADA & Tetsuya Naito

The updated World Tag League standings after day six are as follows:

1. Tetsuya Naito & SANADA - 10 points (5-1)
2. Dangerous Tekkers - 10 points (5-1)
3. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toru Yano - 8 points (4-2)
4. Guerrillas Of Destiny - 8 points (4-2)
5. Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens - 8 points (4-2)
6. YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto - 8 points (4-2)
7. Great-O-Khan & Aaron Henare - 8 points (4-2)
8. EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi - 6 points (3-3)
9. TenCozy - 4 points (2-4)
10. Yuji Nagata & Tiger Mask - 2 points (1-5)
11. Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma - 0 points (0-6)
12. Minoru Suzuki & TAKA Michinoku - 0 points (0-6)

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