By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
NJPW New Japan Cup
Streamed June 17, 2020 on New Japan World from an empty venue in Japan
Results courtesy of NJPW1972.com
1. Taiji Ishimori defeated Gabriel Kidd to advance in the New Japan Cup tournament.
2. Yoshinobu Kanemaru beat Yuya Uemura to advance in the New Japan Cup tournament.
3. Hirooki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi, Sho, and Yoh defeated Shingo Takagi, Evil, Sanada, and Bushi in an eight-man tag match.
4. Yuji Nagata over Minoru Suzuki to advance in the New Japan Cup tournament.
5. Kazuchika Okada defeated Gedo to advance in the New Japan Cup tournament.
The tournament continues on Monday with Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Taichi, Kota Ibushi vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Sanada, and Shingo Takagi vs. Sho in first-round matches.
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