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King of Pro Wrestling 2012


October 8, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 7,000
Shown live on Japanese PPV & iPPV
  1. Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka, & Tomohiro Ishii beat Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata, & Strong Man (11:29) when Yano pinned Nakanishi.

  2. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champs Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov beat Kushida & Alex Shelley (14:55) when Romero pinned Kushida.

  3. Low-Ki pinned Kota Ibushi (17:05) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title.

  4. Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (12:47) when Smith pinned Kojima.

  5. Yujiro Takahashi TKO Tetsuya Naito (5:41).

  6. Kazushi Sakuraba & Katsuyori Shibata beat Togi Makabe & Wataru Inoue (7:10) when Shibata pinned Inoue.

  7. Kazuchika Okada pinned Karl Anderson (16:26).

  8. IWGP I-C Champ Shinsuke Nakamura pinned Hirooki Goto (15:12).

  9. IWGP Champ Hiroshi Tanahashi pinned Minoru Suzuki (29:22).
Note: This was the first New Japan event available on internet PPV in the U.S.

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King of Pro Wrestling 2013


October 14, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 9,000
Shown live on Japanese PPV & iPPV
  1. Manabu Nakanishi, Super Strong Machine, Jushin Liger, & Tiger Mask IV beat Takashi Iizuka, Yoshi Hashi, Jado, & Gedo (8:28) when Nakanishi pinned Jado.

  2. Taka Michinoku & Taichi beat Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov (7:27) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Title when Taichi pinned Romero.

  3. Minoru Suzuki pinned Toru Yano (7:09).

  4. Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Takaaki Watanabe (11:48) when Archer pinned Watanabe.

  5. Prince Devitt, Karl Anderson, & Bad Luck Fale beat Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, & Kota Ibushi (10:37) when Anderson pinned Honma.

  6. Katsuyori Shibata pinned Tomohiro Ishii (15:47).

  7. Yuji Nagata pinned Kazushi Sakuraba (10:25).

  8. Never Openweight Champ Tetsuya Naito beat Yujiro Takahashi (16:35) via submission.

  9. IWGP I-C Champ Shinsuke Nakamura pinned Naomichi Marufuji (16:18).

  10. IWGP Champ Kazuchika Okada pinned Hiroshi Tanahashi (35:17).
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King of Pro Wrestling 2014


October 13, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 9,100
Shown live on Japanese PPV
  1. Yuji Nagata, Togi Makabe, Kota Ibushi, & Tomoaki Honma beat Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, Bad Luck Fale, & Tama Tonga (7:48) when Ibushi pinned Tonga.

  2. NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champ Chase Owens pinned Bushi (7:02).

  3. Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima (11:22) to win the NWA Tag Title when Archer pinned Kojima.

  4. Kazushi Sakuraba & Toru Yano beat Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Iizuka (5:30) when Yano pinned Iizuka.

  5. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champs Alex Shelley & Kushida beat Nick & Matt Jackson and Alex Kozlov & Rocky Romero (18:56) in a "three way" match when Kushida pinned Kozlov.

  6. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champ Ryusuke Taguchi beat El Desperado (12:12) via submission.

  7. Tomohiro Ishii pinned Yujiro Takahashi (17:48) to win the Never Openweight Title.

  8. Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata beat Shinsuke Nakamura & Yoshi Hashi (13:49) when Shibata pinned Hashi.

  9. Kazuchika Okada pinned Tetsuya Naito (19:17).

  10. Hiroshi Tanahashi pinned AJ Styles (27:04) to win the IWGP Title.
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King of Pro Wrestling 2015


October 12, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 9,000
Shown live on NJPW World
  1. Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask IV, Ryusuke Taguchi, Kushida, & Mascara Dorada beat Juice Robinson, Yohei Komatsu, Sho Tanaka, David Finlay, & Jay White (8:47) when Dora pinned Finlay.

  2. Tomoaki Honma pinned Yoshi Hashi (8:55).

  3. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Yuji Nagata, & Manabu Nakanishi beat Hirooki Goto, Katsuyori Shibata, Kota Ibushi, & Captain New Japan (12:12) when Kojima pinned Captain.

  4. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champs Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly beat Rocky Romero & Baretta (15:21) when O'Reilly pinned Baretta.

  5. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champ Kenny Omega pinned Matt Sydal (15:26).

  6. Shinsuke Nakamura, Toru Yano, & Kazushi Sakuraba beat Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, & Bad Luck Fale (7:03) when Yano pinned Fale.

  7. Tomohiro Ishii pinned Togi Makabe (17:54) to win the Never Openweight Title.

  8. Hiroshi Tanahashi pinned Tetsuya Naito (19:55).

  9. IWGP Champ Kazuchika Okada pinned AJ Styles (30:15).
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King of Pro Wrestling 2016


October 10, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 9,671
Shown live on NJPW World
  1. Tiger Mask W (Kota Ibushi) pinned Red Death Mask (Juice Robinson) (7:25).

  2. Tomohiro Ishii, Yoshi Hashi, & Will Ospreay beat Adam Cole, Bad Luck Fale, & Yujiro Takahashi (8:40) when Ishii pinned Takahashi.

  3. Togi Mabake, Tomoaki Honma, Ryusuke Taguchi, & Bobby Fish beat Toru Yano, Jado, Rocky Romero, & Beretta (8:10) when Honma pinned Romero.

  4. Go Shiozaki, Maybach Taniguchi, Katsuhiko Nakajima, & Masa Kitamiya beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Yuji Nagata, & Manabu Nakanishi (11:49) when Shiozaki pinned Nakanishi.

  5. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champs Matt & Nick Jackson beat Ricochet & David Finlay (12:47) when Matt pinned Finlay.

  6. Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa beat Jay & Mark Brisoce (13:57) to win the IWGP tag Title when Tonga pinned Mark.

  7. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin, Kushida, & Jay Lethal beat Tetsuya Naito, Seiya Sanada, Evil, & Bushi (11:42) when Elgin pinned Naito.

  8. Never Openweight Champ Katsuyori Shibata TKO Kyle O`Reilly (18:09).

  9. Kenny Omega pinned Hirooki Goto (21:52).

  10. IWGP Champ Kazuchika Okada pinned Naomichi Marufuji (28:00).
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King of Pro Wrestling 2017


October 9, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 9,234
Shown live on NJPW World
  1. Sanada, Bushi, & Hiromu Takahashi beat Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi, & Leo Tonga (6:44) when Bushi pinned Fale.

  2. Hirooki Goto & Toru Yano beat Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre, Jr. (9:18) via countout.

  3. Yoh & Sho beat Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet (14:25) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Title when Yoh pinned Ricochet.

  4. IWGP Tag Champs Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith, Jr. beat Raymond Rowe & Hanson and Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa (16:10) in a "three way elimination" match.
    • Smith pinned Loa (12:43).
    • Archer pinned Hanson (16:10).

  5. Kenny Omega, Cody Rhodes, & Marty Scurrl beat Yoshi Hashi, Beretta, & Jado (13:42) when Scurrl submitted Jado.

  6. Kota Ibushi & Juice Robinson beat Hiroshi Tanahashi & Togi Makabe (10:26) when Robinson pinned Makabe.

  7. Will Ospreay pinned Kushida (15:32) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title.

  8. Tetsuya Naito pinned Tomohiro Ishii (23:56).

  9. IWGP Champ Kazuchika Okada pinned Evil (33:26).
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