• NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 Results – New World Champion Crowned, Sasha Banks Debuts, WWE Hall Of Famer On The Pre-Show
In the main event of today’s NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 pay-per-view, Kazuchika Okada defeated Jay White to win the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship for the 2nd time in his career.
6 New champions were crowned tonight. Below are the results:
– Exhibition Match: Ryohei Oiwa vs. Oleg Boltin ended in a time limit draw
– New Japan Ranbo to determine who will challenge for the Provisional KOPW 2023 Championship at New Year Dash: Great-O-Khan, Shingo Takagi, Sho and Toru Yano advance to the 4-way match
– Antonio Inoki Memorial 6-Man Tag Team Match: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima and Togi Makabe def. WWE Hall Of Famer Tatsumi Fujinami, Minoru Suzuki and Tiger Mask
– IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: Catch 2/2 (TJP and Francesco Akira) (c) (with Gideon Grey) def. LiYoh (Lio Rush and Yoh) to retain the Titles
– IWGP Women’s Championship Match: Kairi Sane (c) def. Tam Nakano to retain the Title
Sasha Banks debuted after the match as Mercedes Mone and confronted Kairi. You can watch it below:
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– IWGP Tag Team Championship Match: Bishamon (Hirooki Goto and Yoshi-Hashi) def. FTR (Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler) (c) to win the Titles
– Tournament Final to crown the inaugural NJPW World Television Champion: Zack Sabre Jr. def. Ren Narita to win the Title
After the match, TMDK came out and requested Sabre to join them as their leader, and he accepted.
– NEVER Openweight Championship Match: Tama Tonga (with Jado) def. Karl Anderson (c) to win the Title
– Keiji Muto, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Shota Umino defeated Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada and Bushi)
This was Muto’s final NJPW match.
– Fatal 4-Way Match For The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Hiromu Takahashi def. Taiji Ishimori (c), El Desperado, and Master Wato to win the Title
– IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship Match: Kenny Omega (with Don Callis) def. Will Ospreay (c) to win the Title
– IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Match: Kazuchika Okada def. Jay White (c) to win the Title
After the match, Shingo Takagi interrupted and announced that he’s coming for the World Title. Okada then grabbed a mic and talked about Antonio Inoki, and said that he hopes that Inoki enjoyed the matches tonight.
New Video: NJPW Valet Pieter Tokyo Latina Shakes Her Exposed Tushy:
• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 4, 1986) – WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 4
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 4, 1986, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 4’ on NBC.
The entire event was originally taped on December 19, 1985 from the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.
Here are the results:
Jesse Ventura, Roddy Piper & Bob Orton Jr. defeated Hillbilly Jim, Uncle Elmer & Cousin Luke
WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Hulk Hogan (c) defeated Terry Funk
Randy Savage defeated George Steele
Peace Match: Nikolai Volkoff defeated Corporal Kirchner
Junkyard Dog & Ricky Steamboat defeated Mr. Fuji & Don Muraco