Event Title

Wrestle Kingdom 12 Taping

Date

January 4, 2018

Venue

Tokyo Dome in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan, Asia drawing 34,995

Source

  1. Masahito Kakihara beat BUSHI, Chase Owens, Cheeseburger, David Finlay, Delirious, Desperado, Gino Gambino, Henare, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Justin Thunder Liger, Katsuya Kitamura, Leo Tonga, Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima, TAKA Michinoku, Tiger Mask, YOSHI-HASHI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Yuji Nagata, Yujiro Takahashi via pinfall in a New Japan Rumble (0:32:06)
  2. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) beat IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH) via submission when Nick forced YOH to submit to win the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (0:18:49)
  3. CHAOS (Beretta, Toru Yano, & Tomohiro Ishii) beat NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions The Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, & Tanga Loa), Taguchi Japan (Rysuke Taguchi, Juice Robinson, & Togi Makabe), Michael Elgin & War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson), and Suzuki-gun (Taichi, Takashi Iizuka, & Zack Sabre Jr.) in a Gauntlet Match to win the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (0:21:57)
    • Suzuki-gun beat Michael Elgin & War Machine via referee's decision when Sabre choked out Rowe
    • CHAOS beat Suzuki-gun via pinfall when Yano pinned Taichi
    • CHAOS beat Taguchi Japan via pinfall when Yano pinned Taguchi
    • CHAOS beat The Bullet Club
  4. Kota Ibushi beat Cody (w/ Brandi Rhodes) via pinfall (0:15:08)
  5. EVIL & SANADA beat IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions The Killer Elite Squad (Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Archer) via pinfall when SANADA pinned Smith to win the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (0:14:14)
  6. Hirooki Goto beat Minoru Suzuki via pinfall to win the NEVER Openweight Championship (0:18:04)
  7. Will Ospreay beat IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Marty Scurll, KUSHIDA, & Hiromu Takahashi via pinfall in a 4-Way Match when Ospreay pinned Scurll to win the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship (0:21:18)
  8. IWGP Intercontinental Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Jay White via pinfall (0:19:43)
  9. IWGP United States Champion Kenny Omega beat Chris Jericho via pinfall in a No Disqualification Match (0:34:36)
  10. IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada beat Tetsuya Naito via pinfall (0:34:26)
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