New Japan Pro Wrestling "World Tag League 2016"
Sekisui Haim Super Arena In Miyagi
* David Finlay & Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Tiger Mask IV & Jushin Thunder Liger in 6:40 when David Finlay pinned Tiger with the Granby roll.
* Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale defeated Manabu Nakanishi & Henare in 4:11, when Yujiro pinned Henare after hitting "Pimp Juice".
- This is Yoshi's answer to his feud with the Bullet Club. Enlisting the services of a DX member in Billy Gunn. Gunn actually posed with a fan wearing a DX shirt after this match.
- The entire Bullet Club heads to the ring led by Kenny Omega. He intros a video for Bullet Club's big announcement.
- Cody Rhodes was revealed as the newest member of the Bullet Club. A real slick video airs to make the announcement of the arrival of "The American Nightmare". In the video, Cody makes references to his previous characters. From "Dashing" to the "Prince of Dark Matter". Cody even dons his dashing mask. Great line where he describes himself as the Star who left "them" in the dust.
- After the video airs. Kenny Omega says that Cody's arrival will be phase 2 of the Bullet Club's global takeover.
- This was a set up for Shibata defending the Never Openweight Championship against Hirooki Goto at WrestleKingdom 11.
- Hiromu Takahashi (Kamaitachi) came down to ringside and aided Naito & Rush to victory. After the match, Takahashi accepted Naito's offer and has joined Los Ingobernables De Japon. This got a big reaction from the crowd.
- After the match concluded. Kenny Omega attacked and laid out IWGP Champion Kazuchika Okada and his mentor Gedo. Omega hit the one winged angel on the both of them. He laid them on top of one another. Then stood on them. Further setting up their Tokyo Dome main event on January 4th.
WORLD TAG LEAGUE TOURNAMENT FINAL
- "The Great Bash Heel" tandem of Makabe and Honma become the first team to win The WTL two years in a row. They will challenge The Guerillas of Destiny for The IWGP Tag Team Championships at the Tokyo Dome on January 4th.