The title change took place at NJPW’s Burning Spirit Tour show in Kagawa on Friday.
House of Torture (Evil, Yujiro Takahashi & SHO) defeated Chaos (Hiruki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi & Yoh) in a Tornado Dog Cage survival match to win the Never Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Title. After Goto and Yoshi-hashi are locked in a dog cage, Evil pins Yoh to win.
The final evening of September 23 on the Burning Spirit Tour saw the Never Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship on the line, the Tornado Dog Cage survival match being delayed since last week at Beppu.
The champion side of Hiruki Goto, Yoshi-Hashi and Yoh entered their bout with Evil SHO and Yujiro Takahashi with an additional rule for no tag contest—the keys to each of the ringside dog cages were on the ring post, And it could have been used to release a teammate if they were locked up. Yoh was placed in this position from the start, though was left at an extreme handicap as the House of Torture locked both Goto and Yoshi-hashi in a cage.
YOH bravely faces the HOT punishment, unleashing a barrage of dragon screws for EVI and Yujiro before SHO hits a neckbreaker, giving him enough time to grab a key and release his allies. With the same fiery energy, Yeoh shoots the SHO into the ringside railing before slamming a doghouse over the head of his former partner; Yet he was unable to stop SHO, instead being locked inside a separate cage by Yujiro after a pimp juices on the floor.
Goto was able to free Yoh, but Evil drives Yoshi-hashi away, leaving the House of Torture with the number edge again. Dick Togo will provide the illegal extra advantage before SHO brings another cage into the ring. As soon as Goto takes the fight to the floor, Evil cages Goto with Yujiro and SHO, putting Yoh in a practical handicap with Evil and Dick Togo again.
YOH swings for EVIL to the fence with a Lariat before hitting Togo with a STO. Locking Togo in the ring cage, YOH then kicked EVIL low and came to a close from a five star clutch before a thrust kick, but EVIL escaped with a direct drive and hit EVIL for the win, the new champions. was crowned.
With their victories, Evil, Yuzaro and SHO took the Never Six-Man Tag Team Titles after losing to Goto, Yoshi-Hashi and Yoh this July.
The Tornado Dog Cage Survival Match was originally scheduled to take place last Sunday, but NJPW had to cancel two shows on the Burning Spirit Tour due to Typhoon Nanmadol.
The Burning Spirit Tour will conclude with a show by Kobe that will air live on NJPW World on Sunday (September 25).
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