The tournament began that confronts the best cruiserweight fighters in the world. New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) presented on Friday, May 18 the first day of the Best of the Super Jr. 25, the tournament where 16 wrestlers will seek to become the best of its category. In this 2nd show of 14 that will take place, there were four matches belonging to block B of the tournament.
The format of the Best of the Super Jr tournament is simple. The 16 fighters they are divided into two groups of eight. During the first 13 events, the fighters of each group will have individual fights between them. For each victory, the winner will get two points; for each tie, one point will go to each fighter’s locker. Once all the participants have faced each other, the fighter with the most points from each block will advance to the grand final.
Below is the full results for the following show:
Shota Umino def. Yota Tsuji
CHAOS (Will Ospreay, YOH & YOSHI-HASHI) def. ACH, Tiger Mask IV & Tomoyuki Oka in a Six Man Tag Team Match
Suzukigun (Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Minoru Suzuki) def. Flip Gordon & Toa Henare in a Tag Team Match
Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI & SANADA) def. Bullet Club (Taiji Ishimori & Chase Owens) in a Tag Team Match
Dragon Lee def. SHO
El Desperado def. Ryusuke Taguchi
Chris Sabin def. KUSHIDA
Hiromu Takahashi def. Marty Scurll