New Japan Pro Wrestling held it’s ‘Battle In The Valley’ show last night, which was highlighted by the NJPW debut of JONAH (FKA Bronson Reed) following Moose’s match with Juice Robinson.
The show was noteworthy for featuring the first-time-ever encounter between Buddy Matthews (FKA Buddy Murphy) and Kazuchika Okada.
Okada won the match with the Rainmaker, before Will Ospreay came out and challenged the winner of the Okada vs Shingo Takagi match on night one of Wrestle Kingdom 16 to a match on night two on January 5.
The main event of the show saw Tomohiro Ishii defeat Jay White to become the new NEVER Openweight Champion.
Here are the full results from the show:
- Josh Alexander defeated Yuya Uemura
- BATEMAN and Misterioso defeated Brody King and Chris Dickinson
- Tom Lawlor, JR Kratos, Danny Limelight, Royce Isaacs, and Jorel Nelson) defeated Fred Rosser, David Finlay, Rocky Romero, Alex Coughlin, and Alex Zayne
- Karl Fredericks and Clark Connors defeated Jeff Cobb and TJP
- Will Ospreay defeated Ren Narita
- Moose defeated Juice Robinson
- Kazuchika Okada defeated Buddy Matthews
- Tomohiro Ishii defeated Jay White (c) (NEVER Openweight Championship)