SANADA to meet David Finlay in 2023 New Japan Cup final

Both SANADA and David Finlay secured their spots in the 2023 New Japan Cup final on Tuesday

Photo Courtesy: New Japan Pro-Wrestling

Finals set for the New Japan Cup. 

The semifinals of the 2023 New Japan Cup tournament took place at today’s New Japan Pro-Wrestling event in Takasaki, Japan. 

In the first semifinal match, David Finlay bested NEVER Openweight Champion Tama Tonga. In the main event, SANADA scored the win over Mark Davis, who filled in for Will Ospreay who is sidelined with a right shoulder injury

On March 21st, it’ll be SANADA versus Finlay to determine the 2023 New Japan Cup winner.

Here are the results from the show: 

  • Shota Umino & Oskar Leube def. TMDK (Zack Sabre Jr. & Kosei Fujita)
  • BULLET CLUB (KENTA, El Phantasmo & Chase Owens) def. Toru Yano, Ryohei Oiwa & Tomohiro Ishii
  • House of Torture (EVIL, SHO, Dick Togo & Yujiro Takahashi) def. Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado, Ren Narita & Ryusuke Taguchi
  • United Empire (Jeff Cobb & Kyle Fletcher) def. Tomoaki Honma & YOSHI-HASHI
  • United Empire (Aaron Henare & Great-O-Khan) def. Shingo Takagi & BUSHI
  • Tetsuya Naito & Hiromu Takahashi def. Lio Rush & YOH
  • New Japan Cup Semifinal: David Finlay def. Tama Tonga
  • New Japan Cup Semifinal: SANADA def. Mark Davis
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