REWIND-A-WAI #143: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 10 (2016)

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2023/11/16/rewind-a-wai-143-njpw-wrestle-kingdom-10-2016/

John Pollock and Wai Ting review NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 10 from January 4, 2016 featuring Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi and Shinsuke Nakamura vs. AJ Styles.

They discuss where Okada and Tanahashi’s match ranks within their illustrious feud, Nakamura and Styles both heading to WWE in the event’s aftermath, Kenny Omega’s exit from the Jr. Heavyweight division, headbutts in Shibata vs. Ishii, and news from the week from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

This subject was chosen by Espresso Executive Producer, Robbie Ellinor.

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NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 10
Monday, January 4, 2016
Tokyo Dome

  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
  • IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. AJ Styles
  • NEVER Openweight Championship: Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs. Katsuyori Shibata
  • Tetsuya Naito vs. Hirooki Goto
  • IWGP Tag Team Championships: Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows (c) vs. Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship: Kenny Omega (c) vs. KUSHIDA
  • ROH Championship: Jay Lethal (c) vs. Michael Elgin
  • NEVER Six-Man Tag Team Titles (Vacant): The Briscoes & Toru Yano vs. Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Yujiro
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Titles: reDRagon (c) vs. Young Bucks vs. Ricochet & Matt Sydal vs. Rocky Romero & Trent Beretta
  • New Japan Rumble

Watch this event on the NJPW World (subscription required): https://watch.njpwworld.com/details/37202

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