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[2001-05-20-NJPW-Best of the Super Juniors] Jushin Liger vs Chris Candido


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Candido rushes Liger at the bell catching him with a clothesline.  A dropkick sends Liger to the floor and Candido is not giving him a moment to breath, landing a plancha from the top turnbuckle out onto him.  Liger is struggling and has been caught completely off guard.  He rolls back in the ring to beat the count but Candido remains right on him, pushing the rules to the limit.  After the shoulder barge ends in a stalemate, Liger challenges Candido to go again, this time though he steps aside and gives him a helping hand over the top rope to the outside.  Pescado, Candido ending up upside down against the metal barrier.  Liger throws him back inside and unloads with some hard knife edge chops.  Candido holds onto the ropes to avoid the dropkick and when Liger catches his kick he nails him with an enzuigiri.  That delayed vertical suplex of his, letting his opponent’s blood rush to their head.  Diving headbutt for a near fall.  Liger avoids the middle rope legdrop and then throws a palm strike followed by the brainbuster as Candido picks up his second straight loss of the tournament.

Short match but I really enjoyed this one and you can tell that Liger clearly respects Candido.

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