Aussie Open vs. Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI set for NJPW World Tag League final

The two final teams in the 2022 NJPW World Tag League tournament

Photo Courtesy: New Japan Pro-Wrestling

Final is set for World Tag League. 

At today’s New Japan Pro-Wrestling event, the final for the 2022 World Tag League tournament was determined. With Yujiro Takahashi and EVIL besting Tetsuya Naito and SANADA, it secured Aussie Open’s spot in the final. 

In the main event of the show, Hirooki Goto and YOSHI-HASHI bested T.M.D.K. (Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls) to earn their way to the final. Mark Davis and Kyle Fletcher came out to the ring after YOSHI-HASHI and Goto’s victory to confront them ahead of their match on December 14th. 

This is the second year in a row that YOSHI-HASHI and Hirooki Goto will have the opportunity to win World Tag League. 

On the Super Junior Tag League side, Lio Rush and YOH will meet BULLET CLUB’s Ace Austin and Chris Bey in the finals of that tournament. 

Below are the results from the 12/11 NJPW show: 

  • Bad Luck Fale def. Akio Fujita
  • Aussie Open (Kyle Fletcher & Mark Davis) vs. Oskar Leube & Ryohei Oiwa
  • DOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado def. Gedo, Ace Austin & Taiji Ishimori
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (Shingo Takagi, Hiromu Takahashi, BUSHI & Titán) def. Tomoaki Honma, Ryusuke Taguchi, Clark Connors & Master Wato
  • World Tag League Tournament Match: Lance Archer & Minoru Suzuki (8) def. Alex Coughlin & Gabriel Kidd (2)
  • World Tag League Tournament Match: United Empire (Great-O-Khan & Aaron Henare) (10) def. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toru Yano (8)
  • World Tag League Tournament Match: House of Torture (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) (6) def. Tetsuya Naito & SANADA (12)
  • World Tag League Tournament Match: YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto (14) def. T.M.D.K. (Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls) (12)
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