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NJPW Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Day 1 Results *SPOILERS*

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These results contain spoilers of the Best of the Super Jr. XXIII so if you don’t want to be spoiled, watch the show first before reading these results.

You have been warned.


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

David Finlay

 

Block B:

Jushin “Thunder” Liger

Tiger Mask

Bobby Fish

Beretta

Ricochet

Volador Jr.

Will Ospreay

Chase Owens


Here are the results of NJPW Best of the Super Jr. XXIII on May 21, 2016.


Satoshi Kojima, Volador Jr. & Bobby Fish defeated CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii, Beretta & Will Ospreay)

Yuji Nagata, Jushin “Thunder” Liger & Tiger Mask defeated Katsuyoshi Shibata, Juice Robinson & Jay White

Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens) defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi, YOSHITATSU, Captain New Japan & Ricochet

Los Ingobernables de Japón (Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & EVIL) defeated CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI)

Rocky Romero defeated David Finlay in a Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A match

Gedo defeated BUSHI in a Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A match

Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Matt Sydal in a Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A match

Kyle O’Reilly defeated KUSHIDA in a Best of the Super Jr. XXIII Block A match


Here’s the scoreboard for the Best of the Super Jr. XXIII:

Block A:

KUSHIDA: Wins – 0, Losses – 1, Draws – 0; Total: 0 points

Ryusuke Taguchi: Wins – 1, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total: 2 points

Kyle O’Reilly: Wins – 1, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total: 2 points

Matt Sydal: Wins – 0, Losses – 1, Draws – 0; Total: 0 points

Rocky Romero: Wins – 1, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total: 2 points

Gedo: Wins – 1, Losses – 0; Draws – 0; Total – 2 points

BUSHI: Wins – 0, Losses – 1; Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

David Finlay: Wins – 0; Losses – 1; Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

Block B:

Jushin “Thunder” Liger: Wins – 0, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

Tiger Mask: Wins – 0, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

Bobby Fish: Wins – 0, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

Beretta: Wins – 0, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

Ricochet: Wins – 0, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

Volador Jr.: Wins – 0, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

Will Ospreay: Wins – 0, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total – 0 points

Chase Owens: Wins – 0, Losses – 0, Draws – 0; Total – 0 points


Author’s Note: The first day of the Best of Super Jr. XXIII is off with a great start. David Finlay Vs. Rocky Romero and KUSHIDA Vs. Kyle O’Reilly were matches of the night. Great show to start off the Best of the Super Jr. XXIII.

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