By Scott Zaraki
Courtesy of NBC Sports Radio – Pro Wrestling 24/7
NJPW New Japan Cup: Night 6 Results – 14/03/2019
Nara Centennial Hall
Commentary Team: Kevin Kelly and Rocky Romero
LANCE ARCHER vs. WILL OSPREAY:
Archer with a Double Choke Grip against the post, Ospreay tries a leap off the barricade but Archer catches him with an Overhead Toss to the floor then drops him across the barricade and sends him back in, Ospreay tries a Handspring Crossbody, but Archer counters into a Fallaway Slam then a Short-Arm Lariat, Running Shoulder Block then grinds his boot into Ospreay’s face, Monstrous Chokeslam for a 2 count, Will goes to the second rope, but Archer with an Overhead Chop, he looks for Blackout, but Ospreay escapes, Handspring Enzugiri, Tiger Feint Kick, Pip Pip Cheerio and barely gets a 1 count, Ospreay counters a Suplex into Stundog Millionaire, Tilt-a-Whirl DDT for a 2 count, he charges, but Archer catches him in a Blackhole Slam for a near fall, he charges, but Ospreay catches him with the C-4, he takes Archer’s best strikes and hits a Release German Suplex, he backflips out of a Chokeslam, OsCutter, but Archer counters with a Pounce in mid-air driving Will to the floor, Archer follows with a Chokeslam on the apron, another Monstrous Chokeslam for a near fall, Blackout, but Ospreay lands on his feet and hits The Robinson Special, OsCutter, Archer catches him, Will counters into a Victory Roll for a near fall, Ospreay tries it again & hits The OsCutter, but only gets a near fall, Hook Kick, he tries for the kill, but Archer blocks it, Will with a cavalcade of kicks, elbow pad off, Archer counters The Hidden Blade into Black Out, but only gets a near fall, the first time anyone’s kicked out of it, he sets up Ospreay up top, but he fights out and hits Hidden Blade up top, Cheeky Nandos Kick, he uses the elevation to take Archer out of the corner and hit Storm Breaker for the win. Ospreay advances to the quarters.
Winner: WILL OSPREAY
MIKEY NICHOLLS vs. KAZUCHIKA OKADA:
They trade headlocks, Nicholls with a Back Suplex and a second one on the ring apron, then drives his spine into the edge of the ring, HARD Chop and splits Okada open with it, back in the ring for a 2 count, Stalling Suplex for a 2 count, another nasty Chop, barrage of Forearms as the blood flows from Okada’s chest, Half Crab, Okada makes it to the rope, Body Slam, Okada avoids the Knee Drop and hits a Charging European Uppercut, he takes Nicholls to the floor and follows with a Slingshot Plancha, back in the ring with a DDT for a 2 count, Body Slam, up top, Nicholls back up & catches Okada with a Body Bag for a 2 count, Okada blocks a DVB attempt, Nicholls with a Lariat for a 2 count, Okada flips out of a Mikey Bomb attempt & hits a Flapjack, Shotgun Dropkick, up top with a Missile Dropkick for a 2 count, Body Slam, up top, Diving Elbow, Rainmaker Pose, Nicholls takes him back to the corner and hits a nasty Forearm, he sets up Okada and hits a Superplex, Death Valley Bomb, Sliding Lariat, but Okada counters into a Crucifix Pin for a near fall, Lariat blocked, Body Bag countered, Tombstone blocked, Northern Lariat then charges, but Okada with a Dropkick, Rainmaker blocked, Sliding Lariat for a near fall, Blue Vengeance connects, but Mikey only gets a near fall after the Moonsault, Mikey Bomb countered with a Headscissors Takeover, Rainmaker blocked, Mikey Bomb countered into a Rolling Rainmaker then finishes Nicholls with The Rainmaker for the win. Okada will face Ospreay in the quarters
Winner: KAZUCHIKA OKADA
That concludes the night 6 of the New Japan Cup tournament.