By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
New Japan Pro Wrestling “New Japan Cup Night 3”
March 11, 2018 in Hyogo, Japan at Amagasaki Baycom Gymnasium
Broadcast live on New Japan World
1. Yuji Nagata and Tomoyuki Oka defeated Ren Narita and Tatsuhiro Yagi.
2. El Desperado defeated Shota Umino.
3. Bad Luck Fale, Tanga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi defeated David Finlay, Juice Robinson, Michael Elgin, and Toa Henare.
4. Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, and Toru Yano defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Lance Archer, and Davey Boy Smith Jr.
5. Taichi and Takashi Iizuka defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi and Ryusuke Taguchi.
6. Kazuckika Okada and Chuckie T defeated Sanada and Bushi.
7. Kota Ibushi defeated Yoshi-Hashi in a New Japan Cup tournament first round match.
8. Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Tetsuya Naito in a New Japan Cup tournament first round match.
Powell’s POV: Sabre Jr. and Ibushi will meet in round two in what should be a hell of a match. This event and all shows through March 14 are only broadcast with Japanese commentary on New Japan World. My next full review will be for the March 15 event once English commentary returns.
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