Hikuleo turns on Jay White, realigns with Tama Tonga at NJPW Burning Spirit in Kobe

Hikuleo opted to side with his brother and is no longer on the side of Jay White and BULLET CLUB

Hikuleo sides with his brother.

NJPW wrapped up their ‘Burning Spirit’ tour today in Kobe, Japan. Coming up on October 10th is their ‘Declaration of Power’ show and it is at that event that Tama Tonga will challenge Jay White for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship.

During today’s show, White, Tama and Hikuleo were in the ring and Jay was encouraging Hikuleo to attack his brother. Hikuleo opted to side with Tama and turn on Jay and BULLET CLUB.

Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa were removed from BULLET CLUB at IMPACT Wrestling’s No Surrender event earlier this year.

Here are the results from today’s event:

  • Shingo Takagi, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi def. Hikuleo, El Phantasmo & KENTA
  • Toru Yano vs. Doc Gallows — No Contest
  • Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb def. Chase Owens & Bad Luck Fale
  • Taichi & Zack Sabre Jr. def. SANADA & Tetsuya Naito
  • TMDK (JONAH, Bad Dude Tito & Shane Haste) def. Tomoaki Honma, Togi Makabe & Kazuchika Okada
  • Taiji Ishimori & Jay White def. Jado & Tama Tonga
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championships: Francesco Akira & TJP (c) def. Master Wato & Ryusuke Taguchi
  • NEVER Openweight Championship: Karl Anderson (c) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • IWGP U.S. Heavyweight Championship: Will Ospreay (c) def. David Finlay
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