3/17 NJPW New Japan Cup Night 8 results: The final second round matches in the tournament to determine Jay White’s challenger at the G1 Supercard

By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

New Japan Pro Wrestling New Japan Cup 2019
Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen Hall
Broadcast live on New Japan World

1. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, and Yota Tsuji beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, and Yuya Uemura.

2. Chase Owens, Bad Luck Fale, and Hikuleo defeated Mikey Nicholls, Juice Robinson, and Ren Narita.

3. Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer, and Taichi defeated Togi Makabe, Toa Henare, and Michael Elgin.

4. Tetsuya Naito, Evil, Bushi, and Shingo Takagi defeated Kota Ibushi, Sho, Yoh, and Shota Umino.

5. Hiroshi Tanahashi and Tomoaki Honma beat Zack Sabre Jr. and Taka Michinoku.

6. Tomohiro Ishii, Will Ospreay, and Hirooki Goto defeated Kazuchika Okada, Yoshi-Hashi, and Ryusuke Taguchi.

7. Colt Cabana defeated Toru Yano in a New Japan Cup tournament second round match.

8. Sanada defeated Minoru Suzuki in a New Japan Cup tournament second round match.

Powell’s POV: The tournament continues on Wednesday in Tokyo with Tomohiro Ishii vs. Yoshi-Hashi and Kazuchika Okada vs. Zack Sabre Jr. in the first quarterfinal matches. The winner of the tournament will challenge Jay White for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship on April 6 at the G1 Supercard in New York at Madison Square Garden.

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