2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017





The New Beginning 2011


February 20, 2011 in Sendai, Japan
Sun Plaza Hall drawing ???
Shown live on Japanese PPV
  1. Tama Tonga pinned Hiromu Takahashi (5:20).

  2. Jushin Liger, Ryusuke Taguchi, & Kushida beat Jado, Gedo, & Killer Rabbit (8:45) when Kushida pinned Rabbit.

  3. Tiger Mask IV pinned Tomohiro Ishii (8:45).

  4. Shinsuke Nakamura, Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka, & Yujiro Takahashi beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Yuji Nagata, Wataru Inoue, & King Fale (21:41) in an "elimination" match. Nakamura was the sole survivor.
    • Takahashi pinned Fale (4:43).
    • Tenzan pinned Takahashi (6:18).
    • Iizuka threw Tenzan over the top rope (13:58).
    • Inoue pinned Iizuka (14:56).
    • Yano pinned Inoue (15:30).
    • Nagata pinned Yano (18:10).
    • Nakamura pinned Nagata (21:41).

  5. IWGP Tag Champs Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson beat Manabu Nakanishi & Strong Man (18:28) when Bernard pinned Strong Man .

  6. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champ Prince Devitt pinned Taka Michinoku (13:17).

  7. MVP & Taichi beat Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma (11:29) when MVP pinned Honma.

  8. Hirooki Goto pinned Tetsuya Naito (17:36).

  9. IWGP Champ Hiroshi Tanahashi pinned Satoshi Kojima (22:22).
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The New Beginning 2012


February 12, 2012 in Osaka, Japan
Prefectural Gym drawing 6,200
Shown live on Japanese PPV
  1. Yujiro Takahashi & Yoshi Hashi beat Tomoaki Honma & King Fale (7:51) when Takahashi pinned Fale.

  2. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka, & Tomohiro Ishii beat Jushin Liger, Captain New Japan, & Tama Tonga (8:35) when Yano pinned Tonga.

  3. Davey Richards & Rocky Romero beat Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi (15:10) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Title when Richards pinned Taguchi.

  4. Minoru Suzuki, Yoshihiro Takayama, Lance Archer, Taka Michinoku, & Taichi beat Togi Makabe, Yuji Nagata, Wataru Inoue, Tiger Mask IV, & Kushida (23:08) in an "elimination" match.
    • Archer pinned Kushida (7:14).
    • Archer pinned Tiger (7:56).
    • Archer threw Inoue over the top rope (10:32).
    • Makabe threw Michinoku over the top rope (11:11).
    • Suzuki threw Nagata over the top rope (19:43).
    • Suzuki pinned Nagata (23:08).

  5. IWGP Tag Champs Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson (17:47) when Kojima pinned Bernard.

  6. Hirooki Goto pinned Masato Tanaka (13:26) to win the IWGP I-C Title.

  7. Tetsuya Naito pinned Shinsuke Nakamura (17:38).

  8. Kazuchika Okada pinned Hiroshi Tanahashi (23:22) to win the IWGP Title.
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The New Beginning 2013


February 10, 2013 in Hiroshima, Japan
Sun Plaza drawing 4,780
Shown live on Japanese PPV & iPPV
  1. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Tama Tonga, Jushin Liger, & Tiger Mask IV beat Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka, Tomohiro Ishii, Yoshi Hashi, & Jado (8:20) when Nagata pinned Jado.

  2. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champs Kushida & Alex Shelley beat Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov (11:26) when Kushida pinned Koslov.

  3. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champ Prince Devitt pinned Ryusuke Taguchi (14:01).

  4. IWGP Tag Champs Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (14:16) when Archer pinned Kojima.

  5. Togi Makabe pinned Yujiro Takahashi (8:00).

  6. Kazushi Sakuraba & Katsuyori Shibata beat Hirooki Goto & Wataru Inoue (11:07) when Sakuraba pinned Inoue.

  7. Shinsuke Nakamura pinned Kengo Mashimo (11:21).

  8. Minoru Suzuki pinned Kazuchika Okada (15:59).

  9. IWGP Champ Hiroshi Tanahashi pinned Karl Anderson (25:10).
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The New Beginning 2014 in Hiroshima


February 9, 2014 in Hiroshima, Japan
Sun Plaza drawing 5,040
Shown live on Japanese PPV & iPPV
  1. El Desperado & Jushin Liger beat Kota Ibushi & Bushi (8:46) when Desperado pinned Bushi.

  2. Minoru Suzuki pinned Tama Tonga (5:32).

  3. Toru Yano & Takashi Iizuka beat Yuji Nagata & Kazushi Sakuraba (9:16) via DQ.

  4. Michael Tarver pinned Hiroyoshi Tenzan (9:15).

  5. NWA World Champ Satoshi Kojima pinned Big Daddy Yum Yum (11:04).

  6. Tomohiro Ishii & Yujiro Takahashi beat Tetsuya Naito & Tomoaki Honma (11:27) when Ishii pinned Honma.

  7. Prince Devitt, Bad Luck Fale, Matt & Nick Jackson beat Togi Makabe, Ryusuke Taguchi, Kushida, & Alex Shelley (11:28) when Devitt pinned Taguchi.

  8. Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata beat Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi Hashi (14:38) when Goto pinned Hashi.

  9. IWGP Tag Champs Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows beat Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. (12:08) when Anderson pinned Smith.

  10. IWGP I-C Champ Hiroshi Tanahashi pinned Shinsuke Nakamura (22:32).
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The New Beginning 2014 in Osaka


February 11, 2014 in Osaka, Japan
Prefectural Gym drawing 6,400
Shown live on Japanese PPV & iPPV
  1. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champs Matt & Nick Jackson beat Kushida & Alex Shelley (13:05) when Matt pinned Shelley.

  2. Katsuyori Shibata pinned Yoshi Hashi (5:21).

  3. Minoru Suzuki, Lance Archer, & Davey Boy Smith Jr. beat Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, & Tama Tonga (7:53) when Smith pinned Tonga.

  4. Togi Makabe & Ryusuke Taguchi beat Prince Devitt & Bad Luck Fale (9:53) when Taguchi pinned Devitt.

  5. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Big Daddy Yum Yum & Michael Tarver (12:54) when Tenzan forced Tarver to submit.

  6. Daniel & Rolles Gracie beat Yuji Nagata & Kazushi Sakuraba (9:28) when Rolles forced Sakuraba to submit.

  7. Hiroshi Tanahashi & Jushin Liger beat Shinsuke Nakamura & Yujiro Takahashi (12:43) when Tanahashi pinned Takahashi.

  8. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champ Kota Ibushi pinned El Desperado (13:34).

  9. Tomohiro Ishii pinned Tetsuya Naito (23:41) to win the Never Openweight Title.

  10. IWGP Champ Kazuchika Okada pinned Hirooki Goto (22:51).
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The New Beginning 2015 in Osaka


February 11, 2015 in Osaka, Japan
Prefectural Gym drawing 7,000
Shown live on Japanese PPV & NJPW World
  1. Sho Tanaka beat Yohei Komatsu (5:38) via submission.

  2. Tiger Mask IV & Mascara Dorada beat Manabu Nakanishi & Captain New Japan (5:03) when Dorada pinned Captain.

  3. Rob Conway & Chase Owens beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Jushin Liger (7:53) when Owens pinned Liger.

  4. Kota Ibushi pinned Tomoaki Honma (12:15).

  5. Matt & Nick Jackson beat Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish and Alex Shelley & Kushida (7:53) in a "three way" match to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Title when Matt pinned Kushida.

  6. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champ Kenny Omega pinned Ryusuke Taguchi (13:58).

  7. Kazushi Sakuraba, Kazuchika Okada, & Toru Yano beat Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, & Tama Tonga (11:45) when Okada pinned Tonga.

  8. Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima, & Tetsuya Naito beat Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii, & Yoshi Hashi (16:30) when Naito pinned Hashi.

  9. Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows beat Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata (16:26) to win the IWGP tag Title when Gallows pinned Shibata.

  10. AJ Styles pinned Hiroshi Tanahashi (26:08) to win the IWGP Title.
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The New Beginning 2015 in Sendai


February 14, 2015 in Sendai, Japan
Dun Plaza Hall drawing 2,900
Shown live on Japanese PPV & NJPW World
  1. Manabu Nakanishi & Captain New Japan beat Satoshi Kojima & Yohei Komatsu (6:19) when Nakanishi pinned Komatsu.

  2. Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish beat Tiger Mask IV & Jay White (10:31) when O'Reilly pinned White.

  3. Mascara Dorada, Alex Shelley, & Kushida beat Kenny Omega, Matt & Nick Jackson (11:11) when Dorada pinned Omega.

  4. NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champ Jushin Liger pinned Chase Owens (7:49).

  5. Hiroyoshi Tenzan pinned Rob Conway (11:50) to win the NWA World Title.

  6. Tetsuya Naito & Kota Ibushi beat Kazushi Sakuraba & Toru Yano (12:51) when Naito pinned Yano.

  7. Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi Hashi beat Bad Luck Fale & Yujiro Takahashi (9:55) when Okada pinned Yujiro.

  8. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hirooki Goto, & Katsuyori Shibata beat Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, & Tama Tonga (12:07) when Tanahashi pinned Tonga.

  9. Tomohiro Ishii pinned Tomoaki Honma (24:46) to win the vacant Never Openweight Title.

  10. IWGP I-C Champ Shinsuke Nakamura pinned Yuji Nagata (17:55).
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The New Beginning 2016 in Osaka


February 11, 2016 in Osaka, Japan
Edion Arena drawing 5,180
Shown live on NJPW World
  1. Jay White submitted David Finlay (7:01).

  2. Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask IV, & Ryusuke Taguchi beat Kazushi Sakuraba, Yoshi Hashi, & Gedo (7:25) when Taguchi submitted Gedo.

  3. Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi (11:05) when Kojima pinned Nakanishi.

  4. Tetsuya Naito, Evil, & Bushi beat Michael Elgin, Juice Robinson, & Kushida (8:48) when Evil pinned Robinson.

  5. Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, & Tama Tonga beat Toru Yano, Jay & Mark Briscoe (10:08) to win the Never Openweight Six Man Tag Title when Tonga pinned Yano.

  6. Matt Sydal & Ricochet beat Nick & Matt Jackson and Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly (14:59) in a "three way" match to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Title when Sydal pinned Nick.

  7. Never Openweight Champ Katsuyori Shibata pinned Tomohiro Ishii (18:47).

  8. Kenny Omega, Karl Anderson, & Doc Gallows beat Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe, & Tomoaki Honma (17:11) when Omega pinned Honma.

  9. IWGP Champ Kazuchika Okada pinned Hirooki Goto (25:27).
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The New Beginning 2016 in Niigata


February 14, 2016 in Osaka, Japan
Aore Nagaola drawing 3,603
Shown live on NJPW World
  1. Cody Hall, Matt & Nick Jackson beat Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask IV, & Captain New Japan (5:55) when Matt pinned Captain.

  2. Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish beat Kazushi Sakuraba & Gedo (8:25) when Fish pinned Gedo.

  3. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Ricochet, & Matt Sydal beat Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Ryusuke Taguchi, & David Finlay (8:14) when Ricochet pinned Finlay.

  4. Tetsuya Naito & Evil beat Michael Elgin & Jay White (8:38) when Evil pinned White.

  5. Toru Yano, Jay & Mark Briscoe beat Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, & Tama Tonga (8:20) to win the Never Openweight Six Man Tag Title when Yano pinned Yujiro.

  6. Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii, & Yoshi Hashi beat Hirooki Goto, Katsuyori Shiabta, & Juice Robinson (16:36) when Okada pinned Robinson.

  7. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champ Kushida submitted Bushi (16:32).

  8. IWGP Tag Champs Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma beat Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows (14:16) when Honma pinned Anderson.

  9. Kenny Omega pinned Hiroshi Tanahashi (29:10) to win the vacant IWGP I-C Title.
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The New Beginning 2017 in Sapporo


February 5, 2017 in Sapporo, Japan
Prefectural Sports Center drawing 5,545
Shown live on NJPW World
  1. Yoshinobu Kanemaru & El Desperado beat Kushida & Hirai Kawato (7:34) when Desperado pinned Kawato.

  2. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, & Yuji Nagata beat Yoshitatsu, Henare, & Tomoyuki Oka (7:48) when Nagata submitted Oka.

  3. Will Ospreay, Gedo, & Jado beat Katsuyori Shibata, Jushin Liger, & Tiger Mask IV (6:47) when Ospreay pinned Tiger Mask.

  4. Yoshi Hashi pinned Takashi Iizuka (7:00).

  5. Michael Elgin, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Manabu Nakanishi, Ryusuke Taguchi, & Dragon Lee beat Tetsuya Naito, Sanada, Evil, Hiromu Takahashi, & Bushi (13:03) when Lee pinned Takahashi.

  6. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champs Rocky Romero & Beretta beat Taka Michinoku & Taichi (13:37) when Beretta pinned Michinoku.

  7. Never Openweight Champ Hirooki Goto pinned Juice Robinson (14:41).

  8. IWGP Tag Champs Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii beat Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma and Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. (13:35) in a "three way" match when Yano pinned Makabe.

  9. IWGP Champ Kazuchika Okada pinned Minoru Suzuki (40:46).
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The New Beginning 2017 in Osaka


February 11, 2017 in Osaka, Japan
Edion Arena drawing 5,466
Shown live on NJPW World
  1. Taka Michinoku pinned Henare (4:38).

  2. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima beat Yoshitatsu & Kushida(6:57) when Kojima pinned Yoshitatsu.

  3. Yuji Nagata, Juice Robinson, Jushin Liger, & Tiger Mask IV beat Hirooki Goto, Yoshi Hashi, Jado, & Gedo (7:51) when Robinson pinned Jado.

  4. Minoru Suzuki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, & Taichi beat Kazuchika Okada, Rocky Romero, & Baretta (10:27) when Kanemaru pinned Romero.

  5. Seiya Sanada, Evil, & Bushi beat Hiroshi Tanahashi, Manabu Nakanishi, & Ryusuke Taguchi (12:15) to win the Never Openweight Six Man Tag title when Sanada pinned Nakanishi.

  6. British Heavyweight Champ Katsuyori Shibata pinned Will Ospreay (13:51).

  7. IWGP Tag Champs Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii beat Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma and Davey Boy Smith, Jr. & Takashi Iizuka (12:31) when Yano pinned Smith.

  8. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champ Hiromu Takahashi pinned Dragon Lee (18:23).

  9. IWGP I-C Champ Tetsuya Naito pinned Michael Elgin (36:17).
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