New Japan Cup: Semifinals set, updated bracket and schedule

The New Japan Cup is down to the final four. 

David Finlay and Will Ospreay claimed the two remaining semifinal spots with wins today in Shizuoka. Finlay scored an upset win over Jay White, pinning him with a stunner and an Acid Drop. Ospreay pinned SANADA after a Hidden Blade and a Stormbreaker.

Both semifinal matches will take place Saturday in Sendai, which will also host the finals on Sunday. 

Here are the updated results and the remaining Cup schedule. 


New Japan Cup schedule —

Semifinals —

Saturday, March 20, 4 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World

EVIL vs. Shingo Takagi
Will Ospreay vs. David Finlay

New Japan Cup final —

Sunday, March 21, 1 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World

EVIL or Shingo Takagi vs. Will Ospreay or David Finlay

New Japan Cup Results —

First Round —

March 4 

Jeff Cobb defeated Satoshi Kojima
Great-O-Khan defeated Tetsuya Naito 

March 5 

Toru Yano defeated Bad Luck Fale
Hirooki Goto defeated Taichi

March 6 

Shingo Takagi defeated Kazuchika Okada
Minoru Suzuki defeated Tomoaki Honma
KENTA defeated Juice Robinson

March 7 

Will Ospreay defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan
Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Gabriel Kidd

March 9 

Yuji Nagata defeated Yota Tsuji
SANADA defeated Tomohiro Ishii

March 10 

David Finlay defeated Chase Owens 
YOSHI-HASHI defeated Yujiro Takahashi
Jay White defeated Toa Henare


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First round buys

Hiroshi Tanahashi (NEVER Openweight Champion)
EVIL (2020 New Japan Cup winner)


Second round —

March 11 

EVIL defeated Jeff Cobb
Toru Yano defeated Great-O-Khan

March 13 

Shingo Takagi defeated Hirooki Goto
KENTA defeated Minoru Suzuki

March 14 

Will Ospreay defeated Zack Sabre Jr.
SANADA defeated Yuji Nagata

March 15

Jay White defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi
David Finlay defeated YOSHI-HASHI

Quarterfinals —

March 16

EVIL defeated Toru Yano 
Shingo Takagi defeated KENTA 

March 18

David Finlay defeated Jay White
Will Ospreay defeated SANADA