Rev. Claire Elizabeth
The schedules are all out of whack, but New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) isn’t letting 2020 go by without hosting all of their usual round robin tournaments, which means it’s time for Best of the Super Jr. 27 and World Tag League 2020!
These tournaments will take place across 17 dates, with the finals on Dec. 11. All of this year’s shows will be broadcast worldwide on New Japan’s streaming service, NJPW World, with commentary in both English and Japanese.
World Tag League standings
- FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson) (6-3, WINNERS)
- Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (6-3, WINNERS)
- Suzuki-gun (Taichi & Zack Sabre, Jr.) (6-3)
- Chaos (Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI) (5-4)
- Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano) (5-4)
- Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb (5-4)
- Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA & Shingo Takagi) (5-4)
- Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale & Chase Owens) (3-6)
- Bullet Club (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) (3-6)
- Hiroshi Tanahashi & Toa Henare (1-8)
Best of the Super Jr. 27 standings
- El Desperado (7-2, WINNER)
- Hiromu Takahashi (7-2, WINNER)
- Taiji Ishimori (7-2)
- BUSHI (4-5)
- Master Wato (4-5)
- Robbie Eagles (4-5)
- Ryusuke Taguchi (4-5)
Tonight’s action takes place in Tokyo’s legendary Nippon Budokan and kicks off at a ripe 4AM Eastern / 1AM Pacific. It’s the final night, and the winners of both tournaments will go on to wrestle their respective champions at Wrestle Kingdom in January!
Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, & Taiji Ishimori) vs. Chaos (Robbie Eagles, SHO, & Toru Yano)
Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kazuchika Okada, & Toa Henare vs. the Empire (Great-O-Khan, Jeff Cobb, & Will Ospreay)
Bullet Club (EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi) vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (SANADA & Shingo Takagi)
Kota Ibushi & Master Wato vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI & Tetsuya Naito)
FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson) vs. Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (World Tag League 2020 Finals)
El Desperado vs. Hiromu Takahashi (Best of the Super Jr. 27 Finals)
Enjoy the show!