NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2022 Results: Multiple Titles Change Hands & Bullet Club Stands Tall

7 months ago by Sanchez Taylor

NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2022 Results: Multiple Titles Change Hands & Bullet Club Stands Tall NJPW

Multiple title changes, and numerous Bullet Club shenanigans took place during today’s (May 1) eventful NJPW Wrestling Dontaku show.

Four championships changed hands during the event, with Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens winning the IWGP Tag Team Championship in three-way action, Tama Tonga defeating EVIL for the NEVER Openweight Title, Taiji Ishimori besting El Desperado for the IWGP Jr Heavyweight gold, and Hiroshi Tanahashi victorious over Tomohiro Ishii to win the vacant IWGP US Championship.

Over the course of the night, Bullet Club went from strength to strength, bringing home two new titles, establishing Juice Robinson as a new member, and having The Good Brothers return to attack Tama Tonga.

The show ended with Bullet Club celebrating in the ring after Jay White attacked IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Okada.

Here are the full results from Wrestling Dontaku (via Fightful):

  • Taichi, TAKA Michinoku & Zack Sabre Jr. (Suzuki-gun) def. BUSHI, Shingo Takagi, & Shiro Koshinaka
  • Hiromu Takahashi def. YOH
  • Tanga Loa def. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Six Or Nine (Master Wato & Ryusuke Taguchi (c) defeated Suzuki-gun (DOUKI & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
  • Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens) def. Bishamon (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) and United Empire (Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb) (c) – IWGP Tag Team Championship
  • Tama Tonga def. EVIL (c) to win the title – NEVER Openweight Championship
  • The Good Brothers (Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson) returned to attack Tama Tonga.
  • Taiji Ishimori def. El Desperado (c) – IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Tomohiro Ishii – IWGP US Championship
  • Juice Robinson attacked Tanahashi and joined Bullet Club.
  • Kazuchika Okada (c) def. Tetsuya Naito – IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
  • Jay White attacked Okada and Bullet Club celebrated

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