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Cards for NJPW Best of the Super Juniors XXIII Including Dream Match

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From May 21 to June 7, NJPW presents Best of the Super Jr. XXIII where sixteen junior heavyweights are split into two blocks, (Block A and Block B with eight wrestlers in each block), battle it out in a round-robin tournament to see who is The Best of the Super Juniors.

The format of the Best of the Super Jr. is as follows:  The top scorers in each block advance to the finals. During the round-robin portion, a win is worth two points, a draw is worth one, and a loss zero; all matches have a 30-minute time limit.

If the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion wins, they will win a Best of the Super Jr. trophy. If someone else wins who is not the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion, not only they will win a Best of the Super Jr. trophy, but they will get a future title shot at the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship.


Here are the participants of the Best of the Super Juniors XXIII:

Block A:

KUSHIDA

Ryusuke Taguchi

Kyle O’Reilly

Matt Sydal

Rocky Romero

Gedo

BUSHI

Matt Jackson

 

Block B:

Jushin “Thunder” Liger

Tiger Mask

Bobby Fish

Beretta

Nick Jackson

Ricochet

Volador Jr.

Will Ospreay


Here are the cards for NJPW Best of the Super Jr. XXIII from May 21 to June 7.


May 21:

Six Man Tag Team Match: Satoshi Kojima, Volador Jr. & Bobby Fish Vs. CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii & Beretta & Will Ospreay)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Juice Robinson, Jay White & David Finlay

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, YOSHITATSU, Captain New Japan & Ricochet Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Nick Jackson)

Six Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & EVIL)

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Gedo Vs. BUSHI

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Rocky Romero Vs. Matt Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Ryusuke Taguchi Vs. Matt Sydal

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: KUSHIDA Vs. Kyle O’Reilly


May 22:

Tag Team Match: Jay White & David Finlay Vs. CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Rocky Romero)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi & Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, KUSHIDA, Ryusuke Taguchi & Juice Robinson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Tiger Mask Vs. Ricochet

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Jushin “Thunder” Liger Vs. Bobby Fish

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Volador Jr. Vs. Beretta

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Will Ospreay Vs. Nick Jackson

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, YOSHITATSU, Captain New Japan & Matt Sydal Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Matt Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI)


May 23:

Six Tag Team Match: Satoshi Kojima, Jay White & Ricochet Vs. CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, YOSHI-HASHI & Will Ospreay)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Volador Jr.

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Matt Sydal Vs. BUSHI

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Gedo

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Ryusuke Taguchi Vs. Matt Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: KUSHIDA Vs. Rocky Romero

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, YOSHITATSU, Captain New Japan & Bobby Fish Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Nick Jackson)

Six Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, & Beretta) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, & EVIL)


May 24:

Tag Team Match: Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay Vs. CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Gedo)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi & Matt Sydal Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, KUSHIDA, Juice Robinson & Jay White

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Tiger Mask Vs. Volador Jr.

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Jushin “Thunder” Liger Vs. Nick Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Bobby Fish Vs. Ricochet

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Beretta Vs. Will Ospreay

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, YOSHITATSU, Captain New Japan & Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Matt Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Rocky Romero) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI)


May 25:

Six Tag Team Match: Satoshi Kojima, David Finlay & Volador Jr. Vs. CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, YOSHI-HASHI & Will Ospreay)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Juice Robinson, Jay White & Bobby Fish

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Matt Sydal Vs. Gedo

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Kyle O’Reilly Vs. BUSHI

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Ryusuke Taguchi Vs. Rocky Romero

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: KUSHIDA Vs. Matt Jackson

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, YOSHITATSU, Captain New Japan & Ricochet Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Nick Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & Beretta) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & EVIL)


May 27:

Tag Team Match: Michael Elgin & Matt Sydal Vs. CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Rocky Romero)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, David Finlay & Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, KUSHIDA, Juice Robinson & Jay White

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Tiger Mask Vs. Nick Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Bobby Fish Vs. Beretta

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, YOSHITATSU, Captain New Japan & Ryusuke Taguchi Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Matt Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL, & BUSHI)

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Jushin “Thunder” Liger Vs. Volador Jr.

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Ricochet Vs. Will Ospreay


May 29:

Six Tag Team Match: Michael Elgin, Volador Jr. & David Finlay Vs. CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, Beretta & Will Ospreay)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Juice Robinson, Jay White & Bobby Fish

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Gedo Vs. Matt Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Rocky Romero Vs. BUSHI

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, YOSHITATSU, Captain New Japan & Ricochet Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Nick Jackson)

Six Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, & YOSHI-HASHI) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & EVIL)

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Matt Sydal

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: KUSHIDA Vs. Ryusuke Taguchi


May 30:

Tag Team Match: Matt Sydal & Jay White Vs. CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Rocky Romero)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, David Finlay & Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, KUSHIDA, Ryusuke Taguchi & Juice Robinson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Beretta Vs. Nick Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Tiger Mask Vs. Will Ospreay

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Bobby Fish Vs. Volador Jr.

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Jushin “Thunder” Liger Vs. Ricochet

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, YOSHITATSU & Captain New Japan Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Matt Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI)


May 31:

Six Tag Team Match: Ricochet, Volador Jr. & Jay White Vs. CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, Beretta & Will Ospreay)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Bobby Fish

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: BUSHI Vs. Matt Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Matt Sydal Vs. Rocky Romero

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: KUSHIDA Vs. Gedo

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Ryusuke Taguchi Vs. Kyle O’Reilly

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, YOSHITATSU & Captain New Japan Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Nick Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & EVIL)


June 2:

Tag Team Match: Ryusuke Taguchi & David Finlay Vs. CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Rocky Romero)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Jay White & Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, KUSHIDA, Juice Robinson & Matt Sydal

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Volador Jr. Vs. Nick Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Jushin “Thunder” Liger Vs. Tiger Mask

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Bobby Fish Vs. Will Ospreay

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Ricochet Vs. Berreta

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, YOSHITATSU & Captain New Japan Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Matt Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI)


June 3:

Six Tag Team Match: Ricochet, Volador Jr. & Jay White Vs. CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, Beretta & Will Ospreay)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Juice Robinson, David Finlay & Bobby Fish

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Rocky Romero Vs. Gedo

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Matt Jackson

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, YOSHITATSU & Captain New Japan Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Nick Jackson)

Six Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, & YOSHI-HASHI) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & EVIL)

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Ryusuke Taguchi Vs. BUSHI

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: KUSHIDA Vs. Matt Sydal


June 5:

Tag Team Match: Ryusuke Taguchi & Jay White Vs. CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Rocky Romero)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, David Finlay & Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Katsuyori Shibata, KUSHIDA, Juice Robinson & Matt Sydal

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Tiger Mask Vs. Beretta

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Jushin “Thunder” Liger Vs. Will Ospreay

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Bobby Fish Vs. Will Ospreay

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Ricochet Vs. Volador Jr.

Eight Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, YOSHITATSU & Captain New Japan Vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Matt Jackson)

Eight Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI)


June 6:

Six Man Tag Team Match: CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) Vs. Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & EVIL)

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Volador Jr. Vs. Will Ospreay

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Ricochet Vs. Nick Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Tiger Mask Vs. Bobby Fish

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block B Match: Jushin “Thunder” Liger Vs. Beretta

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Matt Sydal Vs. Matt Jackson

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Kyle O’Reilly Vs. Rocky Romero

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: Ryusuke Taguchi Vs. Gedo

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A Match: KUSHIDA Vs. BUSHI


June 7:

Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Finals: 1st Place of Block A Vs. 1st Place of Block B


Author’s Note: This looks to be a great tournament for the Best of the Super Jr. this year. Looking forward to all of the Best of the Super Jr. matches. Those should be good to excellent. Looking forward to them.

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