NJPW World Tag League: Three teams remain alive in A Block

New Japan’s World Tag League will enter its final week as TMDK sits atop the standings in A Block after Sunday’s card.

In front of 984 fans in Hyogo, Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls beat Shota Umino & Ren Narita in the main event to extend their point total to ten and eliminate Umino & Narita from the Tag League.

The win places TMDK in first place in the A Block ahead of Alex Coughlin & Gabe Kidd, and Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano, who each have eight points with one match left for the teams.

Coughlin & Kidd remained alive on Sunday by beating EVIL & Yujiro while Ishii & Yano beat Kaito Kiyomiya & Ryohei Oiwa to remain eligible. Great O-Khan & HENARE beat Gates of Agony in a match involving eliminated teams.

Haste & Nicholl’s final round-robin match is against Coughlin & Kidd while Ishii & Yano face off with Great O-Khan & HENARE. In a tiebreaker, Ishii & Yano hold a win over TMDK.

The Tag League continues Monday with B Block tournament matches:
*Lance Archer & Alex Zayne (8 points) vs. Yota Tsuji & Zandokan Jr. (4)
*Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI (5) vs. Yuji Nagata & Minoru Suzuki
*El Phantasmo & Hikuleo (6) vs. Atlantis Jr. & Soberano Jr. (5)
*Bad Luck Fale & Jack Bonza (2) vs. Taichi & Yuya Uemura (8)

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