NJPW Best of the Super Jr. 28(2021)- Results, Schedule, Card, Points Table

NJPW Best of Super Juniors, also known as BOSJ, is a tournament for their junior heavyweight division. The 2021 edition of Best of Super Jr will be the 28th tournament in the series. The tournament aims to find the best Junior Heavyweight wrestler of that year. The Junior Heavyweight division is the same as the Cruiserweight division in WWE or X-Division in IMPACT Wrestling and the wrestlers under 220 lbs or 100 kgs are allowed to take place in the tournament.

Update: Hiromu Takahashi won the Best of Super Junior 28 tournament by defeating YOH in the final.

Read on to get the complete details on Best of Super Junior 28(2021) tournament with schedule, match card, results and points table.

Format & Participants


The tournament takes place in a round-robin format with all wrestlers facing each other at least once in the league phase. The top 2 wrestlers in the league standings will proceed to the final of the tournament to decide the winner.

BOSJ 28 will feature 12 wrestlers, who will face each in a single block. The wrestlers are – El Desperado, SHO, Hiromu Takahashi, YOH, Master Wato, El Phantasmo, Ryusuke Taguchi, Robbie Eagles, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taiji Ishimori, BUSHI, DOUKI

Points Table/Standings


WrestlerMatch(es)Win(s)Loss(es)Draw(s)Points
Hiromu Takahashi1173115
YOH1174014
El Desperado1164113
SHO1165012
Robbie Eagles1164012
Taiji Ishimori1165012
El Phantasmo1165012
BUSHI1156010
Ryusuke Taguchi1156010
Master Wato114708
Yoshinobu Kanemaru114708
DOUKI113806

Match Card & Results


Night 1 – November 13, 2021 – Tokyo

Location – Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Start Time – 4:30 AM EST/ 18:30 PM JST

  • Yuto Nakashima vs Ryohei Oiwa (Draw)
  • DOUKI defeated BUSHI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeated Taiji Ishimori – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Robbie Eagles – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Master Wato defeated El Phantasmo – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Hiromu Takahashi defeated YOH – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • SHO defeated El Desperado – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 2 – November 15, 2021 – Tokyo

Location – Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Start Time – 4:30 AM EST/ 18:30 PM JST

  • Ryohei Oiwa vs Kosei Fujita (Draw)
  • DOUKI defeated YOH – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • BUSHI defeated Ryusuke Taguchi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Robbie Eagles defearted Master Wato – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeated El Phantasmo – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • SHO defeated Hiromu Takahashi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Taiji Ishimori defeated El Desperado – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 3 – November 18, 2021 – Nagano

Location – Nagano Athletic Park Gymnasium, Yoshida, Nagano-shi, Nagano
Start Time – 4:30 AM EST/ 18:30 PM JST

  • Yuto Nakashima vs Kosei Fujita(Draw)
  • El Phantasmo defeated DOUKI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • BUSHI defeated YOH – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • SHO defeated Ryusuke Taguchi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Taiji Ishimori defeated Robbie Eagles – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Hiromu Takahashi defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Desperado defeated Master Wato – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 4 – November 21, 2021 – Aichi

Location – Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Ninomaru, Naka-ku Nagoya-shi, Aichi
Start Time – 4:30 AM EST/ 18:30 PM JST

  • Yuto Nakashima vs Ryohei Oiwa(Draw)
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeated DOUKI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Taiji Ishimori defeated Master Wato – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • YHO defeated Ryusuke Taguchi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • SHO defeated BUSHI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Robbie Eagles defeated El Phantasmo – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Hiromu Takahashi vs El Desperado (Draw) – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 5 – November 24, 2021 – Tokyo

Location – Korakuen Hall, Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Start Time – 4:30 AM EST/ 18:30 PM JST

  • Ryohei Oiwa vs Kosei Fujita(Draw)
  • Master Wato defeated Ryusuke Taguchi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • YOH defeated Robbie Eagles – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeated SHO – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Desperado defeated DOUKI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Phantasmo defeated Taiji Ishimori vs – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Hiromu Takahashi defeated BUSHI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 6 – November 27, 2021 – Kanagawa

Location – Fujisawa City Akibadai Cultural Gymnasium, Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa
Start Time – 4:30 AM EST/ 18:00 PM JST

  • Yuto Nakashima vs Ryohei Oiwa(Draw)
  • Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • SHO defeated DOUKI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • YOH defeated Master Wato – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • BUSHI defeated El Phantasmo – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Desperado defeated Robbie Eagles – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Taiji Ishimori defeated Hiromu Takahashi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 7 – November 29, 2021 – Japan

Location – Korakuen Hall, Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Start Time – 4:30 AM EST/ 18:30 PM JST

  • Ryohei Oiwa vs Kosei Fujita (Draw)
  • Ryusuke Taguchi defeated DOUKI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Robbie Eagles defeated BUSHI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • YOH defeated Taiji Ishimori – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • SHO defeated Master Wato – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Desperado defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Phantasmo defeated Hiromu Takahashi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 8 – December 03, 2021 – Saitama

Location – Gymnasium of Tokorozawa Citizen Main-arena, Namiki, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama
Start Time – 4:30 AM EST/ 18:30 PM JST

  • Ryohei Oiwa vs Kosei Fujita(Draw)
  • Master Wato defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Robbie Eagles defeated DOUKI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • BUSHI defeated Taiji Ishimori – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Phantasmo defeated SHO – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Hiromu Takahashi defeated Ryusuke Taguchi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • YOH defeated El Desperado – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match.

Night 9 – December 05, 2021 – Shizuoka

Location – Twin Messe Shizuoka South Hall, Magarikane, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka
Start Time – 1:00 AM EST/ 15:00 PM JST

  • Yuto Nakashima vs Ryohei Oiwa (Draw)
  • Taiji Ishimori defeated DOUKI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • YOH defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Phantasmo defeated Ryusuke Taguchi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Robbie Eagles vs SHO – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Hiromu Takahashi defeated Master Wato – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Desperado defeated BUSHI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 10 – December 08, 2021 – Kitahama

Location – Yawatahama Citizen Sports Center, Ehime, Yawatahama, Kitahama
Start Time – 1:00 AM EST/ 15:00 PM JST

  • Ryohei Oiwa vs Kosei Fujita (Draw)
  • Master Wato defeated BUSHI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Robbie Eagles defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • YOH defeated El Phantasmo – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Taiji Ishimori defeated SHO – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Desperado defeated Ryusuke Taguchi – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Hiromu Takahashi defeated DOUKI – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 11 – December 11, 2021 – Hyogo

Location – Aqulier Himeji, Kamiya-cho, Himeji-shi, Hyogo
Start Time – 3:00 AM EST/ 17:00 PM JST

  • Yuto Nakashima vs Ryohei Oiwa (Draw)
  • DOUKI defeated Master Wato – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • BUSHI defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Taiji Ishimori – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • YOH defeated SHO – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • El Phantasmo defeated El Desperado – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match
  • Hiromu Takahashi defeated Robbie Eagles – Best of The Super Jr. 28 Tournament Match

Night 12 – December 15, 2021 – Tokyo

Location – Ryogoku Kokugikan, Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Start Time – 3:00 AM EST/ 17:00 PM JST

  • Hiromu Takahashi defeated YOH in BEST OF THE SUPER Jr. 28 FINAL MATCH

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