Brock Lesnar: The Beast in the East Live from Tokyo Results
Chris Jericho def. Neville
TOKYO – For the first time in history, WWE Network broadcasted live from Japan inside the sold-out Ryougoku Sumo Hall at Brock Lesnar: The Beast in the East Live from Tokyo!
Neville kicked things off as part of The Beast in the East, returning to Japan to go head-to-head with a Superstar who first spent time competing in Japan in the 1990s, Chris Jericho. In an extremely hard-fought match that ended in a standing ovation, Y2J overcame a very game Man That Gravity Forgot, countering his opponent’s third Red Arrow attempt to make Neville tap out with the Walls of Jericho!
Divas Champion Nikki Bella def. Paige and Tamina in a Triple Threat Match
In a fast-paced Divas Championship clash between three of WWE’s toughest battling beauties, Nikki Bella avoided Tamina’s splash off the top rope to successfully retain the butterfly-emblazoned Divas Title.
Brock Lesnar def. Kofi Kingston
Gearing up to face WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins at WWE Battleground on July 19, Brock Lesnar returned to action LIVE in Tokyo to battle Kofi Kingston in The Beast Incarnate’s first match since WrestleMania.
In a display of absolute dominance, The Anomaly dismantled Kingston, taking him to Suplex City and finishing him off with a crippling F-5. The Beast in the East then continued his assault on his fallen opponent after the bell, laying waste to Big E and Xavier Woods of The New Day as well.
Finn Bálor def. Kevin Owens to win the NXT Championship
In a monumental event on WWE Network, Finn Bálor returned the land that made him famous, bringing every bit of his awesome painted splendor to battled Kevin Owens for the NXT Championship in Japan. And in the height of an absolutely brutal battle, Bálor brought out his inner demon to hit the Coup de Grace to capture NXT gold!
It was a tremendous honor that brought WWE Hall of Famer Tatsumi Fujinami to the ring to raise the hand of the victor. And despite the fact that Owens would not show his opponent any post-match respect, it would not diminish the incredible milestone in Bálor’s life.
John Cena & Dolph Ziggler def. Kane & King Barrett
In a grueling tag team showdown, 15-time World Champion John Cena joined forces with Dolph Ziggler to take on WWE Director of Operations Kane & King Barrett. And after battling back from incredible adversaries, two of WWE’s most resilient Superstars again found a way to win – when The Champ rocked the Land of the Rising Sun with an earth-shattering Attitude Adjustment on Barrett for the victory.