NJPW World Tag League 2016 Final Results (12/10): Cody Rhodes Revealed As Newest Bullet Club Member

New Japan Pro Wrestling "World Tag League 2016"
Sekisui Haim Super Arena In Miyagi
Attendance- 3,352

* 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".

* Billy Gunn & Yoshi Tatsu defeated Bone Soldier & Chase Owens in 5:17 when Billy Gunn hit the "Fameasser" on Bone Soldier

- 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.

* Raymond Rowe & Hanson (War Machine) defeated Brian Breaker & Leland Race in 9:43 when Rowe pinned Race after War Machine hit "Fallout" on him.

* Sanada, Evil & Bushi defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata in 9:11, LIJ gets win when EVIL pins Kojima following his 'Evil' STO finishing move.

- 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.

* Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi defeated Katsuyori Shibata & Juice Robinson in 13:21 when Goto gained the victory with his GTR on Shibata.

- This was a set up for Shibata defending the Never Openweight Championship against Hirooki Goto at WrestleKingdom 11.

* Tetsuya Naito & Rush defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi & Kushida in 12:52 when Rush pinned Kushida after hitting the Rush Driver.

- 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.

Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii defeated Kenny Omega & Hangman Page in 12:16 when Okada hit the Rainmaker on Page and pinned him.

- 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.


* Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma (G.B.H.) defeated Tama Tonga & Tanga Roa (G.O.D.) in 26:39 when Makabe hit the king kong knee drop on Roa.

- "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.


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