Results of Eddie Kingston vs. Katsuyori Shibata at AEW WrestleDream 2023

Eddie Kingston (c) vs. Katsuyori Shibata for the ROH and NJPW Strong titles took place at AEW WrestleDream 2023. Here are the highlights…

* There was a handshake before the match started. Kingston and Shibata took turns giving each other chops. Shibata got the upper hand and worked over Kingston with various submission holds.

* Shibata largely dominated the match and Kingston struggled to build momentum. Kingston fought back with two spinning backfists and both guys ended up down. The two got up and traded shots with each other. Kingston hit another backfist but Shibata kicked out at one. Kingston hit a fourth one followed by a powerbomb and scored the pinfall victory.

* The two showed mutual respect after the match. Kingston left the ring so Shitaba could salute the fans.