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New Japan Pro Wrestling “Tag League 2016” Quick Results for 12/10/2016

New Japan Pro Wrestling ran the 2016 edition of World Tag League on December 10.  The event took place at the Sekisui Haim Super Arena in Miyagi, Japan and the winner of the event earns a shot at the IWGP Tag Team Championship at WrestleKingdom 11 in January.  The following quick results are courtesy

  • David Finlay and Ryuskuke Taguchi def. Tiger Mask IV and Jushin Thunder Liger.  Finlay pinned Tiger with the Granby Roll.
  • Yujiro Takahashi and Bad Luck Fale def. Manabu Nakanishi and Henare.  Yujiro hit Pimp Juice on Henare
  • Billy Gunn and Yoshi Tatsu def. Bone Soldier and Chase Owens.  Gunn hit the Fameasser on Bone Soldier.
  • War Machine (Hanson and Raymond Rowe) def. Brian Breaker and Leland Race.  War Machine hit Fallout to win.
  • Sanada, EVIL, and Bushi def. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima and Yuji Nagata.  EVIL hit his STO on Kojima.
  • Bullet Club came to the ring to reveal Cody Rhodes as their new member.
  • Hirooki Goto and Yoshi Hashi def. Katsuyori Shibata and Juice Robinson.  Goto hit Shibata with GTR.  This will lead into Shibata defending the NEVER Openweight Championship against Goto at WK11.
  • Tetsuya Naito and Rush def. Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kushida.  Rush hit Kushida with the Rush Driver.  Hiromu Takahashi (a/k/a Kamaitachi) helped Naito and Rush win.  Takahashi afterward accepted Naito’s offer to join Los Ingobernables de Japon to a big reaction.
  • Kazuchika Okada and Tomohiro Ishii def. Kenny Omega and Hangman Page.  Okada hit the Rainmaker on Page to win.  After, Omega attacked Okada and Gedo , hitting both with the One Winged Angel.  This was hype for their title match at WrestleKingdom 11.
  • Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma def. Tama Tonga and Tanga Roa in the World Tag League Tournament Final.  Makabe hit Roa with the King Kong Knee Drop.  Makabe and Honma are the first team to win World Tag League two years in a row and will get a title match against Roa and Tonga (Guerillas of Destiny) at WK 11.
About Bill Wentz (1537 Articles)'s Senior Columnist, writing with the site since 2009 and a lifelong wrestling fan dating all the way back to the early Wrestlemania years. As a strongly opinionated fan, you can get my thoughts regularly on Ring Rap Audio and Around the Ring on Thursdays, as well as in "Wentz's Blog" in print. Look for my live show reports as well for MMA, WWE, ROH, and more. Outside of wrestling, I have a strong obsession with trucks, winning awards statewide with a truck dubbed the "Brahma Bull Edition." Interact with me on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan or by email at

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