NJPW Best of the Super Jr. III Finals was a Special Event and Tournament produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on June 12, 1996, at the Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium in Osaka, Japan.

It's the 7° edition of the Best of the Super Juniors event series, after NJPW Best of the Super Jr. II Finals.

The event had an attendance of 6,650 fans. The main event of the show was Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Black Tiger.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW Best of the Super Jr. III Finals, and more information about the event.

Event Info

Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling
Event Type Special EventTournament
Event Date June 12, 1996
Year 1996
Event Series Best of the Super Juniors
Country Japan
Location Osaka, Japan
Arena Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
Attendance 6,650
Network TV Asahi
Main Event Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Black Tiger

NJPW Best of the Super Jr. III Finals Results

  • Yuji Nagata & Tokimitsu Ishizawa defeat Heisei Ishingun (Akitoshi Saito & Michiyoshi Ohara)
  • Dean Malenko & Franz Schuhmann defeat Villano IV & Black Cat
  • Heisei Ishingun (Kengo Kimura, Tatsutoshi Goto & Akira Nogami) defeat Osamu Kido, Yutaka Yoshie & Tadao Yasuda
  • El Samurai & Wild Pegasus defeat Shinjiro Otani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa
  • Keiji Muto & Osamu Nishimura defeat Ookami Gundan (Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan)
  • Tatsumi Fujinami & Shiro Koshinaka defeat Satoshi Kojima & Kensuke Sasaki
  • IWGP Tag Team Championship

    Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka defeat Junji Hirata & Shinya Hashimoto (c) to win the titles
  • Best of the Super Juniors III - Final

    Black Tiger defeats Jushin Thunder Liger
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