Tiger Mask and Jushin Liger defeat David Finlay and Ryusuke Taguchi when Tiger Mask nails The Tiger Suplex from the top rope on David Finlay for the win

Chaos (Gedo and Jado) defeated The Bullet Club Hunters (Yoshitatsu and Captain New Japan) when Jado makes Captain New Japan submit with a Crossface. After the match, Yoshitatsu leaves Captain New Japan behind in the ring.

Chaos (Yoshi-Hashi and Tomohiro Ishii) defeat Tomoaki Honma and Togi Makabe when Yoshi-Hashi hits the inverted piledriver to get the pin on Honma.

Team Pro Wrestling Noah (Masa Kitamiya, Maybach Taniguchi , Go Shiozaki and Katsuhiko Nakajima) defeat Team New Japan Pro Wrestling (Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, and Katsuyori Shibata) after Nakajima hits a Brain Buster on Manabu Nakanishi to get the pinfall. A brawl breaks out between the two teams with Shibata going crazy headbutting everyone. The Pro Wrestling Noah team were the biggest heels of the night. The crowd was so hot they were flipping off the Noah crew.

Jay and Mark Briscoe retain the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Titles over The Bullet Club (“Hangman” Adam Page and “The Tokyo Pimp” Yujiro Takahashi) hitting The Doomsday Device on Adam Page for the pinfall win. Very physical contest.

They officially announced Wrestle Kingdom for January 4.

This was shown on the video screen during intermission

This seems to be teasing a debut at the November Power Struggle event. The announcers didn’t have a clue what exactly that was. Dave Meltzer believes that it will be the return of Pro Wrestling Noah’s Minoru Suzuki to New Japan.

Jay Lethal retained the ROH World Title against Satoshi Kojima after hitting a low blow And a Lethal Injection to get the pinfall. Good back and forth.

Los Ingobnerables de Japon (BUSHI,”King of Darkness” EVIL, SANADA and Tetsuya Naito) defeat KUSHIDA, Juice Robinson, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Michael Elgin when EVIL pinned Robinson after the STO. After the match Naito seemed to challenge Michael Elgin for the IWGP Intercontinental Title.

Naomichi Marufuji, Toru Yano and Kazuchika Okada defeated The Bullet Club (Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, and Bad Luck Fale) when the IWGP Heavyweight Champion hits The Rainmaker on Tanga Loa for the pinfall. After the match Okada runs down Fale and the challenges Pro Wrestling Noah GHC champion Naomichi Marufuji to a match for the IWGP Heavyweight Title

Masahiro Chono appears in front of the crowd and is asked who he thinks will win he says it will be one hell of a fight.

G1 Climax 26 Final

Block B Winner Kenny Omega defeated Block A winner Hirooki Goto for a guaranteed IWGP Heavyweight Title match at Wrestle Kingdom 11 on January 4. Both men threw everything at each other. Kenny Omega finally got the victory with the One Winged Angel.

Omega becomes the first Canadian and Western talent to win the G1 Climax.

After the match, Bullet Club comes to the ring. Kenny Omega refuses to wave the banner for G1 Climax , instead waiving the Bullet Club banner. The Cleaner gets on the mic and says that everyone thought Bullet Club was over. But without the Elite life sucks. Everyone wants to reach for the stars until someone like him comes along. Omega says everyone in Orlando is watching and good luck trying to be the next Kenny Omega. Kenny says cannot wait to face the IWGP Heavyweight Champion. He addresses the crowd in Japanese and the celebration begins.

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