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New Japan Pro Wrestling – Destruction 10/10/11

Headlining is G1-Climax runner up Tetsuya Naito vs IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi

(0) King Fale & Takaaki Watanabe vs. Kyosuke Mikami & Hiromu Takahashi
Winner: Mikami (8:47) with a Boston Crab on Watanabe.
(1) Schwartz & Weiss [BUSHIROAD], Tiger Mask IV, KUSHIDA & Killer Rabbit vs. Takashi Iizuka, Jado,Gedo, Tomohiro Ishii & Hideo Saito
Winner: KUSHIDA (7:53) with the 9469 to Gedo.

(2) Tomoaki Honma vs. Yujiro Takahashi
Winner: Takahashi (8:22) following the Tokyo Pimps.

(3) Wataru Inoue vs. Lance Archer
Winner: Archer (7:39) following the Dark Days.

(4) Hirooki Goto & Tama Tonga vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Ultimo Guerrero [CMLL]
Winner: Goto (11:03) following the Shouten Kai to Ultimo.

(5) IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: [Champions] Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Davey Richards & Rocky Romero
~ Eighth Title Defense
Winner: Richards (13:29) following the Contract Killer to Devitt.
Richards and Romero become the 29th IWGP Jr. Tag Champions.
~ Following the match, Tiger Mask IV & KUSHIDA expressed their selves as first challengers

Richards and Romero meet their Challengers...

(6) Kojima’s Return Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Satoshi Kojima

Winner: Kojima (10:08) following a Lariat.

(7) Yuji Nagata vs. Toru Yano
Winner: Nagata (12:08) with a Reverse Nagata Lock III.

(8) IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: [Champion] MVP vs. Masato Tanaka [ZERO1]
Third Title Defense
Winner: Tanaka (12:30) following the Sliding D.
Masato Tanaka become the 2nd Intercontinental Champion.
~ Following the match Goto and Tanaka met backstage. Got expressed that he would like to try for the belt and that he is also going back to Mexico here soon.
~ These two are far from strangers and when they do inevitably face it should be explosive.

(9) Special Single Match: Togi Makabe vs. Minoru Suzuki
Winner: Suzuki (12:14) following the Gotch Style Piledriver.
~ Suzuki with the solid win. 

Suzuki defeats Makabe. Takayama appeared and laid him out again with an Everest German Suplex.


(10) IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: [Champion] Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tetsuya Naito
Winner: Tanahashi (29:19) with the High Fly Flow.
~ 8th Successful Defense.
~ Nagata congratulated the champion on his defense and asked Tanahashi if he can get another shot at the belt. They shook hands, but….

The classy Yuji Nagata challenges Tanahashi after a gruelling 8th title defense.

But Toru Yano takes what he wants...

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