NJPW Best of Super Juniors & World Tag League: Night 1 Results (11/15) The Empire Grows
New Japan Pro Wrestling will be running two tournaments concurrently over the course of the next month, and it led to a jam-packed opening night for World Tag League and the Best of Super Juniors. Here’s all the results for the huge 10-match show.
.@RealJeffCobb joined "THE EMPIRE👑"
— njpwworld (@njpwworld) November 15, 2020
The biggest news coming out of the supershow was Jeff Cobb revealing himself to be Great-O-Khan’s mystery partner, thus joining Will Ospreay, Bea Priestly & Great-O-Kahn in The Empire. Plus FinJuice were able to repeat last year’s World Tag League Finals by beating Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa in a semi-main event rematch. The pair won with a tribute to the late Road Warriors.
NJPW World Tag League/Best of Super Juniors
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- Tag League Match: CHAOS (Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii) (2) def. Bullet Club (Chase Owens & Bad Luck Fale) (0) by pinfall. (5:35)
Toru Yano used Chase Owens to pin Bad Luck Fale in a dogpile.
After the match, Fale beat up Yano.
- Best of Super Juniors Match: Master Wato (2) def. Yuya Uemura (0) by pinfall via Tenzan Tombstone Piledriver. (4:14)
- Tag League Match: THE EMPIRE (Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb) (2) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toa Henare (0) by pinfall. (2:28)
Jeff Cobb pinned Toa Henare via Tour of the Islands.
After the match, The Empire attacked Tanahashi’s leg.
- Best of Super Juniors Match: Robbie Eagles (2) def. DOUKI (0) by submission via Ron Miller Special. (10:36)
- Tag League Match: Suzuki-gun (Zack Sabre Jr. & Taichi) (2) def. CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto) (0) by pinfall. (10:30)
Zack Sabre Jr. pinned YOSHI-HASHI via rollup.
- Best of Super Juniors Match: SHO (2) def. BUSHI (0) by pinfall via Shock Arrow. (10:20)
- Tag League Match: Bullet Club (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) (2) def. Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA & Shingo Takagi) (0) by pinfall. (12:20)
EVIL pinned SANADA via EVIL.
- Best of Super Juniors Match: Ryusuke Taguchi (2) def. El Desperado (0) by pinfall by countering a rollup with a rollup. (12:35)
- Tag League Match: FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson) (2) def. Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (0) by pinfall. (16:45)
Juice Robinson pinned Tama Tonga via Doomsday Device.
- Best of Super Juniors Match: Hiromu Takahashi (2) def. Taiji Ishimori (0) by pinfall via Time Bomb II. (20:08)
The tour continues on 11/16 at 5am ET on NJPWWorld.com with World Tag League: Night 2.