NJPW held the first day of Wrestle Kingdom 17 at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.
– Main Event Match: Kazuchika Okada defeated Jay White (c) with Gedo (IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Match)
*Kazuchika Okada won the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship for the second time in his career.
– Eighth Match: Kenny Omega with Don Callis defeated Will Ospreay (c) with United Empire (IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship Match)
*Kenny Omega won the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship for the second time in his career.
– Seventh Match: Hiromu Takahashi defeated Taiji Ishimori (c), El Desperado and Master Wato (IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match)
*Hiromu Takahashi won the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship for the 5th time in his career.
– Sixth Match: Keiji Muto, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Shota Umino defeated Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada & BUSHI) (6-Man Tag Team Match)
– Fifth Match: Tama Tonga with Jado defeated Karl Anderson (c) (NEVER Openweight Championship Match)
*Tama Tonga won the NEVER Openweight Championship for the second time in his career.
– Fourth Match: Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Ren Narita by submission (NJPW World Television Championship Match)
*Zack Sabre Jr. is the first wrestler to win the NJPW World Television Championship.
– Third Match: Bishamon (Hirooki Goto & Yoshi-Hashi) defeated FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) (c) (IWGP Tag Team Championship Match)
*Hirooki Goto and Yoshi-Hashi won the IWGP Tag Team Championshipfor the second time in their career.
– Second Match: Kairi (c) defeated Tam Nakano (IWGP Women’s Championship Match)
*Kairi got her first successful title defense as IWGP Women’s Champion.
– First Match: Catch 2/2 (TJP & Francesco Akira) (c) with Gideon Grey defeated LiYoh (Lio Rush & Yoh) (IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match)
*TJP and Francesco Akira got their third successful title defense as IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions.
– Dark Match: Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima & Togi Makabe defeated Tatsumi Fujinami, Minoru Suzuki & Tiger Mask (Antonio Inoki Memorial 6-Man Tag Team Match)
– Dark Match: Great-O-Khan, Shingo Takagi, Sho and Toru Yano advanced to the four-way match (New Japan Ranbo)
*Great-O-Khan, Shingo Takagi, Sho and Toru Yano will face t in a four-way match to determine the inaugural 2023 KOPW Provisional Champion at New Year Dash!!
– Dark Match: Ryohei Oiwa vs. Boltin Oleg ended in a time limit draw (Single Match)
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