NJPW Best of Super Juniors 30 event series continued with night 5 on May 17, 2023 from Sendai Sun Plaza Hall in Miyagi, Japan.
Former IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion El Desperado took on YOH in the main event. El Desperado was sitting at the top(joint) of block B after 3 wins and a loss. YOH was on 2 wins and 2 losses. KUSHIDA vs Taiji Ishimori was co-main event from block A. Ishimori suffered his first loss in the tournament on night 4 against Lio Rush.
Lio Rush looked to maintain his unbeaten record in the tournament as he faced DOUKI. Mike Bailey faced Titán from Block A with both men on 3 wins and 1 loss. IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi opened the card as he faced Ryusuke Taguchi. Already on 2 losses, was he able to protect further slide?
Tune in below to find out with results from night 5 of NJPW Best of Super Juniors 30 on May 17, 2023.
- Hiromu Takahashi def. Ryusuke Taguchi – Block A
- Kevin Knight def. BUSHI – Block B
- TJP def. SHO – Block A
- Clark Connors def. Francesco Akira – Block B
- DOUKI def. Lio Rush – Block A
- Robbie Eagles def. Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Block B
- Mike Bailey def. Titán – Block A
- Master Wato def. Dan Moloney – Block B
- Taiji Ishimori def. KUSHIDA – Block A
- YOH def. El Desperado – Block B