Results NJPW/CMLL “FANTASTICA MANIA 2018”, Friday 1/19/2018 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
1) Fuego vs. OKUMURA, w/ MIMA Shimoda.
◼ OKUMURA won (6:45) with a Spike DDT.
During the match Oku slapped Mima for being kissed by Fuego, then reconciled with her.
A memorial ceremony was being held for the late wrestler/referee Black Cat, which was attended by his wife and son.
2) Black Cat Memorial match:
Satoshi Kojima, Dragon Lee, Star Jr. & Hirai Kawato vs. Rush & Los Ingobernables de Japón - Tetsuya Naito, Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI.
◼ BUSHI submitted Kawato (15:46) with a Boston Crab.
After the match, Rush attacked Kojima's legs, weakening him with a chair before their singles encounter on Monday. On another note, Naito twice assaulted commentator Milano Coll. A.T. at ringside, for no apparent reason.
3) Atlantis, Místico, Volador Jr. & Drone vs. Último Guerrero, Bárbaro Cavernario, Puma & Disturbio.
◼ Atlantis submitted Puma (12:33) with the Atlantica.
After the match, Bàrbaro declared war on Volador. Their match for the NWA World Historic Welterweight takes place this Sunday.
4) CMLL World Middleweight Championship match: Ángel de Oro (C) vs. El Cuatrero.
◼ Cuatrero became the new champion, when he pinned Ángel (11:43) with a High Angle Power Bomb.
5) Mexican National Welterweight Championship match: Soberano Jr. (C) vs. Sanson.
◼ Soberano Jr. retained the title (11:17) following La Soberana.
6) CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship match: Niebla Roja (C) vs. Gran Guerrero.
◼ Niebla Roja successfully defended the championship (16:18) following the Furia Roja.
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What if @johncena wins the Rumble and challenges Styles for the title at Wrestlemania Is that an optimal setting for Cena’s 17th championship I personally wouldn’t mind but rooting for someone like Balor or Nakamura to win and get the needed boost.