The stable marked a major turning point for the career of Devitt, a longtime fan favorite, who began his ascent out of the junior heavyweight division and into the IWGP Heavyweight Championship picture. El Phantasmo has joined NJPW's Bullet Club. [213][214][215] Captain changed his character to "Bone Soldier". In the tournament, Bullet Club would be represented by two teams in separate blocks; Devitt and Fale in block A and Anderson and the debuting American Doc Gallows in block B. [271] After the tournament, Chase Owens and Yujiro Takahashi aligned with The Elite, but they rejoined Bullet Club at New Year Dash. [220][221] while the Guerrillas of Destiny lost the IWGP Tag Team Championship to Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano. [101][103], February's The New Beginning tour featured Bullet Club defending both of their tag team championships and the re-ignition of a rivalry between Devitt and his former partner Ryusuke Taguchi, who returned from an eight-month injury break. In an update on Kenny Omega teasing on Twitter several days ago that the BULLET CLUB faction will be debuting a new member soon, the talk going around at the Ring of Honor Wrestling events over the weekend was that the new member of the faction will be Cody Rhodes. Bullet Club's popularity in the United States has led to members of the stable working as fan favorites at events held in the country. [42] This led to a match between Devitt and Tanahashi on March 3 at NJPW's 41st anniversary event. In the main event, Evil attempted to regain the Heavyweight and Intercontinental titles from Naito, with White interfering towards the end of the match, and teasing an attack on Evil before proceeding to attack Naito instead; however, Ibushi chased White away, and Naito eventually defeated Evil to retain his titles. The seeds for the group were first sown in April 2013 when … [261] Ishimori would go on to win Block A of the Best of the Super Juniors 2018 tournament,[262] but ended up losing to Hiromu Takahashi in the finals. On March 8, it was announced that El Phantasmo would be joining Bullet Club. [41], On February 3, 2013, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Prince Devitt pinned IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi in a tag team match, where he and Karl Anderson faced Tanahashi and Devitt's longtime Apollo 55 tag team partner Ryusuke Taguchi. He used the line “Your boys don’t want none.” Obviously, this is a reference to AJ Styles’ entrance music. He explained the name change by stating that following Anderson, Gallows and Styles' departures from NJPW, "Bullet Club [was not] so much the Bullet Club anymore". [277] In the main event, Kota Ibushi defeated White to win the 2019 G1 Climax. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [228] On March 10 at ROH's 15th Anniversary Show, Kazarian turned on Adam Cole and Bullet Club, revealing his tenure was only a ruse to help Christopher Daniels become the new ROH World Champion. [69][70][71] After successfully defending his IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship against Gedo,[72] Devitt received his match for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship on July 20, but was defeated by Okada, despite interference from the rest of Bullet Club. [191], In the aftermath of Omega taking over Bullet Club's leadership, he and The Young Bucks formed their own subgroup within the stable, called The Elite. Current Bullet Club members are Adam Cole, Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, Cody Rhodes, Hangman Page, Kenny Omega, the Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson), Tama Tonga, Tanga Roa/Loa, Yujiro Takahashi, and now, Kazarian. [229][230] The following day, Cole, disappointed with The Young Bucks for not having his back, tried to fire them from Bullet Club, but the two responded by stating that he could not fire them as Omega, not Cole, was the leader of the stable. champion, more", "PPV results - 10/13 New Japan in Tokyo, Japan: Styles drops IWGP World Hvt. Current members Tama Tonga and Bad Luck Fale both spoke out against the latest (re)incarnation on Twitter. [51][52][53] In a post-match interview, the four men announced the formation of an all-gaijin stable named "Bullet Club". [272][273] On December 22, Tama Tonga announced that White was the new leader of the Bullet Club. 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[148][149] Refusing to speak Japanese despite being fluent in the language,[150][151] Omega dubbed himself "The Cleaner" with the idea of him being there to "clean up" the junior heavyweight division. Bullet Club members Gedo, Jado, Yujiro Takahashi, Taiji Ishimori all made there way down the aisle, and along with EVIL, processed to make the Too Sweet hand gesture over Naito’s prone body, clearly showing he was now part of the group. Among all the recent departures from The Bullet Club, could the popular faction be adding a brand new member soon? The name has been written as both Tanga Roa and Tanga Loa. 2020 is something else! Last week's AEW Dynamite went off the air with a pseudo-Bullet Club reunion involving Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. (The) Bullet Club is a professional wrestling Power Stable that operates in New Japan Pro-Wrestling, a gang of (mostly) Foreign Wrestling Heels that have become one of the most dominant stables and popular in New Japan, with their history below. On October 8, 2018, at King of Pro-Wrestling, former Chaos members Jay White, Jado and Gedo joined Bullet Club. #GlobalWars — The Young Bucks (@MattJackson13) May 8, 2016 According to The Young Bucks, a new member of the Bullet Club will be introduced at Global Wars before the night is over in Chicago. Last night’s AEW New Year’s Smash edition of Dynamite saw world champion Kenny Omega and the AEW tag champion Young Bucks standing tall with the IMPACT tag champion Good Brothers, where all five men shared their signature “Too Sweet” pose to end the show. By ... - Adam Cole and the Bullet Club open with a promo, calling out Jay Lethal, Colt Cabana, the Briscoes and Motor City Machine Guns. Bullet Club sometimes shortened to BC, is a professional wrestling stable in New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and Ring of Honor (ROH). 2-Clan Apenas Para Jogos E Diversão. A promo package teased the new arrival to NJPW at a recent New Japan Cup show (video below). Here are some highlights: Page on joining the Bullet Club and his future in ROH: “Being in the Bullet Club is definitely a huge opportunity and guarantees more eyes on my work. Backstage ROH ‘Global Wars’ News – New Bullet Club Members, Visitors. On April 6, at G1 Supercard in Madison Square Garden the Guerrillas of Destiny retained their IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Titles and won the ROH World Tag Team Titles from Villain Enterprises (Brody King and PCO) in a Winner take all Fatal 4 Way Match that also involved the Teams of Los Ingobernables de Japon (Evil and Sanada) and The Briscoe Brothers (Mark and Jay Briscoe). The stable continued adding members, most notably Canadian wrestler Kenny Omega, who took over its leadership in early 2016 when Styles, Anderson and Gallows all left NJPW. [259] Following the reunion of the Golden☆Lovers and despite not joining Bullet Club as a member, Ibushi would become a regular in Bullet Club tag matches.