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NJPW G1 Climax 27 Results – July 29, 2017

NJPW G1 Climax 27 Night #9
July 29, 2017
Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
Aichi, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

NJPW G1 Climax 27 Tournament Reference Sheet 

Block A Competitors: (Bad Luck Fale, Hirooki Goto, Tetsuya Naito, Zack Sabre Jr, Yoshi Hashi, Kota Ibushi, Tomohiro Ishii, Togi Makabe, Yuji Nagata and Hiroshi Tanahashi)

Block A Standings: (Coming out of the July 26th Event, Tetsuya Naito, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Zack Sabre Jr has 6 points, Bad Luck Fale, Hirooki Goto, Kota Ibushi, Tomohiro Ishii and Togi Makabe has 4 points, Yoshi Hashi has 2 points, Yuji Nagata has yet to score a point in the tournament )

Block B Standings: (Coming out of the July 27th Event, Kazuchika Okada has 8 points. Kenny Omega and EVIL has 6 points. Minoru Suzuki, Sanada, Tama Tonga and Michael Elgin has 4 points. Juice Robinson and Toru Yano has 2 points. Satoshi Kojima has yet to score a point in the tournament )

First Match: Bushi & Sanada vs. David Finlay & Michael Elgin 

Finlay and Bushi will start things off. Collar and elbow tie up. Bushi backs Finlay into the ropes. Bushi dodges a Big Boot from Finlay. Finlay ducks a clothesline from Bushi. Finlay drops Bushi with a Running European Uppercut for a two count. Sanada trips Finlay from the outside. Bushi connects with a Basement Dropkick. Sanada knocks Elgin off the ring apron. Bushi is choking Finlay with his t-shirt. Bushi tags in Sanada. Bushi connects with a double knee strike in the corner. Sanada and Bushi follows that with stereo basement dropkicks for a two count.

Elgin tosses Bushi out of the ring. Sanada kicks Elgin in the knee. Finlay connects with a dropkick. Elgin drops Bushi with a forearm smash on the outside. Finlay plants Sanada with a Belly to Back Suplex. Finlay tags in Elgin. Elgin lands two back elbow strikes. Sanada rolls Elgin out of the ring. Sanada goes for a SlingShot Shoulder Tackle, but Elgin counters with a PowerSlam for a two count. Elgin connects with the corner clothesline. Elgin goes for the delayed vertical suplex, but Sanda locks in Skull In.

Elgin escapes out of the hold with a snap mare takeover. Elgin has Sanada in the fireman’s carry position. Elgin tags in Finlay. Finlay with a Flying European Uppercut for a two count. Finlay plants Sanada with a Uranage BackBreaker for a two count. Finlay goes for the Stunner, but Sanada counters with Skull In. Elgin breaks up the submission hold. Sanada leapfrogs over Elgin. Sanada proceeds to dropkick Elgin out of the ring. Bushi drops Elgin with a Suicide Dive. After a standing switch exchange, Sanada lands a back elbow strike in the corner. Sanada floats over into Skull In which forces Finlay to tap out.

Winner: Bushi & Sanada via Submission 

Second Match: Hirai Kawato & Katsuya Kitamura vs. Hiromu Takahashi & EVIL 

Kawato and EVIL will start things off. Kawato knocks Takahashi off the ring apron after the bell rings. EVIL goes for a running shoulder block, but Kitamura stands still. Kitamura drops EVIL with a shoulder tackle. Kitamura lands a series of knife edge chops. Kitamura gets EVIL in the Torture Rack, but Takahashi breaks up the submission attempt. EVIL tosses Kitamura out of the ring. EVIL lands a clubbing blow to the back of Kitamura. EVIL then proceeds to whip Kitamura back first into the steel guard rail. EVIL rolls Kitamura back into the ring.

EVIL connects with a senton splash for a two count. EVIL tags in Takahashi. Takahashi lands a series of knife edge chops. Takahashi dodges a stiff chop from Kitamura. Takahashi rakes the eyes of Kitamura. Kitamura responds with a shoulder tackle. Kitamura tags in Kawato. Kawato ducks a clothesline from EVIL. Kawato dropkicks EVIL out of the ring. Kawato kicks Takahashi in the gut. Kawato connects with a head scissors takeover. Kawato follows that with a running uppercut strike. Kawato drops Takahashi with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick for a two count.

Kawato locks in the Boston Crab. Kitamura knocks EVIL off the ring apron. Takahashi crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Kawato is lighting up Takahashi’s chest with rapid fire kicks in the corner. EVIL drops Kawato with a Corner Clothesline. Takahashi follows that with a Basement Dropkick for a two count. Takahashi goes for the Boston Crab, but Kawato counters with the O’Connor Roll for a two count. Kawato follows that with a inside cradle for another two count. Takahashi SuperKicks Kawato. Takahashi goes for the cover, but again Kawato kicks out at the count of two. Takahashi locks in the Boston Crab which forces Kawato to tap out.

Winner: Hiromu Takahashi & EVIL via Submission 

Third Match: Yujiro Takahashi & Tama Tonga vs. Taichi & Minoru Suzuki w/El Desperado

Tonga attacks Suzuki at the ringside area before the bell rings. Suzuki sends Tonga crashing into the steel guard rail. The fight spills into the crowd. Suzuki repeatedly hits Tonga in the back with a folding chair. Suzuki drives Tonga face first into the wall. Takahashi is choking Taichi with the folding chair. Tonga lands a clubbing axe handle to the back of Suzuki. Suzuki drags Tonga back to the ringside area. Suzuki repeatedly drives his knee to the midsection of Tonga. Suzuki follows that with the Helluva Kick. Suzuki connects with a running buzzsaw kick for a two count.

Tonga lands some body shots, but Suzuki wants more punishment. Tonga drops Suzuki with a SuperMan Punch. Tonga gets Suzuki in the fireman’s carry position, but Suzuki lands back on his feet. Suzuki locks in the Sleeper Hold. Tonga and Suzuki are now trading back and forth shots in the middle of the ring. Tonga dropkicks Suzuki to the corner. Taichi and Takahashi are tagged in.

Taichi rakes the eyes of Takahashi. Tonga and Suzuki are brawling again at the ringside area. Takahashi connects with a Basement Dropkick. Taichi side steps Takahashi into the turnbuckles. Taichi lands a leaping leg lariat. Taichi follows that with another leg lariat for a two count. Suzuki shoves the referee into Tonga. Takahashi knocks Desperado off the ring apron. Suzuki is stabbing Tonga in the eyes with the time keeper’s bell. Takahashi hits Taichi in the face with a pogo stick. Takahashi plants Taichi with a DDT to pickup the victory. After the match, Tonga is talking major shit to Suzuki. Suzuki throws a chair at Tonga. Suzuki starts beating up a couple of young lions.

Winner: Yujiro Takahashi & Tama Tonga via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Chase Owens & Kenny Omega vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima 

Kojima and Omega will start things off. Collar and elbow tie up. Omega applies a wrist lock. Kojima counters the hold. Kojima connects with the arm-ringer. Kojima applies a side headlock. Kojima goes for a shoulder tackle, but Omega stands still. Omega kicks Kojima in the gut. Omega applies a side headlock. Kojima goes for another shoulder tackle, but to no avail. Kojima ducks a couple of clotheslines from Omega. Kojima finally connects with the shoulder tackle. Kojima tags in Tenzan. Kojima and Tenzan lands a series of Mongolian Chops to Omega. Kojima bodyslams Omega. Kojima and Tenzan connects with stereo elbow drops for a two count. Tenzan is distracted by Owens. Tenzan lands even more Mongolian Chops.

Omega uses the referee to rake the eyes of Tenzan. Owens knocks Kojima off the ring apron. Omega and Owens connects with stereo elbow drops of their own for a two count. Owens applies more pressure to the back of Tenzan. Owens hits Tenzan with a closed fist. Omega lands a SpringBoard Axe Handle to the back of Tenzan. Tenzan HeadButts Omega in the chest. Omega responds with a poke in the eye. Omega and Owens continues to cut the ring in half. Owens lands a snap mare takeover. Owens applies a rear chin lock. Tenzan gets back to a vertical base. Owens lands two consecutive Mongolian Chops.

Tenzan responds with a Snap Exploder Suplex. Tenzan tags in Kojima. Kojima knocks Omega off the ring apron. Kojima is lighting up Owen’s chest in the corner. Kojima drops Owens with a running forearm strike in the corner. Omega distracts Kojima. Owens hip tosses Kojima off the top turnbuckle. Owens knocks Tenzan down with a Big Boot. Owens gets Kojima in the fireman’s carry position, but Kojima counters with a DDT. Owens and Omega responds with Stereo SuperKicks. Owens plants Kojima with a FlatLiner for a two count. Omega drives Tenzan face first to the top turnbuckle. Tenzan and Kojima connects with the Ten-Koji Cutter for a two count. Kojima drops Omega with the Koji Cutter. Kojima follows that with the Koji Lariat to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Ryusuke Taguchi, Tomoyuki Oka and Juice Robinson vs. Kazuchika Okada, Gedo and Toru Yano 

Gedo and Taguchi will start things off. Gedo pokes Taguchi in the eye. Gedo lands a couple of jab then kicks Taguchi in the ass. Taguchi goes for a Hip Attack, but Gedo counters with a Atomic Drop. Taguchi responds with the Hip Attack. Taguchi lands a snap mare takeover. Taguchi repeatedly drives his hips into the face of Gedo. Taguchi tags in Robinson. Robinson starts dancing in the middle of the ring. Robinson drive his hips to the face of Gedo. Robinson knocks Okada off the ring apron. Robinson, Oka and Taguchi continues to cut the ring in half. Taguchi goes for another hip attack, but Yano ducks out of the way. Okada knocks Robinson off the ring apron. Yano tosses Taguchi out of the ring. Yano whips Taguchi sternum first into the steel guard rail. Yano hits Taguchi in the back with the turnbuckle pad. Okada stacks five chairs over each other at the ringside area.

Okada drives Robinson face first to the chairs. Robinson receives more punishment on the outside. Yano sends Taguchi back first into the exposed steel. Yano tags in Okada. Okada stomps on Taguchi’s gut. Okada connects with a SlingShot Senton for a two count. Taguchi responds with a Big Boot in the corner. Okada goes for the Rain Maker, but Taguchi counters with the Hip Attack. Taguchi tags in Robinson. Robinson lands a series of left jabs. Okada connects with a Big Boot. Robinson plants Okada with a Reverse DDT. Robinson knocks Yano and Gedo off the ring apron. Okada kicks Robinson in the chest. Robinson responds with a SpineBuster for a two count.

Okada regains momentum with a Back BodyDrop. Okada follows that with a leaping back elbow strike in the corner. Okada plants Robinson with a DDT. Okada uppercuts Robinson for a two count. Okada dives over Robinson. Okada dodges a leg lariat from Robinson. Okada dropkicks Robinson. Okada goes for another Rain Maker, but Robinson counters with a forearm smash to the jaw. Yano and Oka are tagged in. Oka lands a series of forearms. Oka drops Yano with a shoulder tackle. Oka follows that with the Body Avalanche in the corner. Oka bodyslams Yano for a two count. Taguchi tosses Gedo out of the ring. Taguchi and Oka connects with a Double Vertical Suplex. Yano shoves Taguchi into Oka. Yano connects with a Double Low Blow to Oka and Taguchi. Yano rolls Oka over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada, Gedo and Toru Yano via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: (0) Yuji Nagata vs. (4) Togi Makabe in a Block A MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Collar and elbow tie up. Makabe applies a wrist lock. Nagata drop toe holds Makabe into a rear chin lock. Nagata transitions into a side headlock. Nagata goes for a shoulder tackle, but Makabe stands still. Makabe drops Nagata with a shoulder tackle. Nagata repeatedly kicks Makabe in the chest. Nagata and Makabe are trading back and forth shots. Nagata lands a snap mare takeover. Nagata proceeds to kick Makabe in the back. Makabe irish whips Nagata to the corner. Makabe connects with the corner clothesline. Nagata rolls himself out of the ring. Makabe whips Nagata back first into the steel guard rail. Nagata gets back into the ring at the count of sixteenth. Makabe drives his elbow to the back of Nagata. Makabe applies more pressure to the back of Nagata. Nagata drops Makabe with a Big Boot. Nagata lands a series of buzzsaw kicks across the chest of Makabe.

Nagata follows that with the Helluva Kick. Nagata plants Makabe with a Exploder Suplex for a two count. Nagata goes for a vertical suplex, but Makabe blocks it. Nagata drives his knee to the midsection of Makabe. Makabe responds with a PowerSlam. Makabe lands another corner clothesline. Makabe goes into the Corner Mount. Makabe drops Nagata with another stiff lariat for a two count. Makabe goes for a German Suplex, but Nagata blocks it. Nagata and Makabe are trading back and forth shots. Nagata gets Makabe trapped in the Fujiwara ArmBar. Nagat lands more buzzsaw kicks to the shoulder of Makabe.

Nagata connects with his lightning quick offense. Nagata repeatedly kicks Makabe in the back. Nagata goes into a ground and pound attack. Nagata plants Makabe with a Brain Buster for a two count. Nagata follows that with a side belly to belly suplex for another two count. Makabe starts slapping the back of Nagata’s neck. Makabe connects with the German Suplex. Makabe ascends to the top turnbuckle. Nagata connects with the Helluva Kick. After a forearm exchange on the top turnbuckle, Makabe connects with the King Kong Knee Drop. Nagata is busted open. Makabe clotheslines Nagata for a two count. Makabe follows that with a BodySlam. Makabe lands another King Kong Knee Drop to pickup the victory.

Winner: Togi Makabe Gains 2 Points via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (4) Bad Luck Fale vs. (4) Kota Ibushi in a Block A MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Ibushi ducks a clothesline from Fale. Ibushi and Fale goes into the collar and elbow tie up. Fale shoves Ibushi to the corner. Fale goes for the Body Avalanche, but Ibushi ducks out of the way. Ibushi lands a series of buzzsaw kick across the chest of Fale. Fale drives his elbow to the knee of Ibushi. Fale starts standing on Ibushi’s knee. Fale repeatedly kicks the back of Ibushi’s knee in the corner. Fale drives Ibushi knee into the steel ring post. Fale connects with a back elbow strike. Fale continues to apply more pressure to the knee of Ibushi. Fale shoves down the referee. Ibushi is having a hard time getting back on his feet. Fale connects with the Knee Crusher for a two count. Ibushi fires up with a series of forearm strikes.

Fale responds with a clubbing blow to the back of Ibushi. Ibushi dropkicks Fale. Ibushi with a spinning heel kick to the chest of Fale. Ibushi follows that with the Standing MoonSault for a two count. Ibushi lands more buzzsaw kicks to the chest of Fale. Fale drops Ibushi with a shoulder tackle. Fale goes for the Grenade, but Ibushi blocks it. Fale drives Ibushi back first into the turnbuckles. Ibushi side steps Fale into the corner. Ibushi connects with a German Suplex. Ibushi goes for a SlingShot Crossbody Block on the outside, but Fale ducks out of the way. The fight spills into the crowd. Fale launches Ibushi into a collection of chairs.

Fale and Ibushi are fighting in the back of the Aichi Prefectural Gym. Ibushi drops Fale with a MoonSault off the deck. Fale gets back into the ring at the count of eighteenth. Ibushi connects with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Fale responds with a Running Lariat. Fale goes for the Bad Luck Fall, but Ibushi lands back on his feet. Ibushi with a jack knife cover for a two count. Ibushi drops Fale with a leg lariat for a two count. Ibushi follows that with a knee strike. Ibushi goes for a PileDriver, but Fale counters with a Samoan Drop. Fale connects with a Splash for a two count. Fale drops Ibushi with the Grenade. Fale follows that with the Bad Luck Fall to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bad Luck Fale Gains 2 Points via Pinfall 

Eight Match: (6) Zack Sabre Jr w/El Desperado vs. (4) Hirooki Goto in a Block A MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Collar and elbow tie up. Goto applies a side headlock. Sabre gets back to a vertical base. Goto lands a series of running shoulder tackles. Goto kicks Sabre in the back. Desperado trips Goto from the outside. Sabre gets Goto trapped in the Abdominal Stretch. Goto leans towards the ropes to create separation. Sabre applies the Indian Death Lock with a Bridge. Sabre gets Goto’s shoulders pin to the mat for a two count. Sabre uppercuts Goto. Sabre kicks Goto in the gut. Sabre follows that with a kick to the back. Sabre wants Goto to bring it. Goto and Sabre are trading back and forth shots.

Goto clotheslines Sabre. Goto lands a spinning heel kick in the corner. Goto connects with a belly to back suplex for a two count. Goto goes for the Ushigoroshi, but Sabre lands backs on his feet. Sabre gets Goto trapped in the Octopus Stretch. Sabre starts bending Goto’s fingers. Sabre transitions into the Guillotine Choke. Goto plants Sabre with the Ushigoroshi. Sabre uppercuts Goto. Goto responds with a big lariat. Sabre connects with a Northern Lights Suplex. Sabre locks in the Cross Arm Breaker. Goto places his boot on the bottom rope to create separation.

Sabre continues to work on his join manipulation game. Goto fires off a seres of forearm strikes. Sabre responds with a leg sweep. Sabre drops Goto with the PK. Goto immediately gets back on his feet and clotheslines Sabre. Sabre goes back to the Guillotine Choke, then transitions into a bridging cover for a two count. Goto goes for the GTR, but Sabre counters with another leg scissors cover with a bridge, but again Goto kicks out at the count of two. After a uppercut exchange, Sabre lands a flurry of kicks to the shoulder of Goto. Goto drops Sabre with a Inside Out Lariat. Goto lands a buzzsaw kick across the chest of Sabre. Goto connects with the GTR to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hirooki Goto Gains 2 Points via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (2) Yoshi Hashi vs. (6) Hiroshi Tanahashi in a Block A MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Quick standing switch exchange after the bell rings. Tanahashi applies an arm-bar. Hashi reverses the hold. Tanahashi responds with a hammer lock. Hashi backs himself into the ropes to create separation. Hashi slaps Tanahashi in the chest. Hashi lands a series of clubbing forearms and chops in the corner. Tanahashi responds with a back elbow strike. Tanahashi goes for a SpringBoard CrossBody Block, but Hashi rolls him over for a two count. Tanahashi counters with a inside cradle for another two count. Tanahashi kicks Hashi in the gut. Hashi holds onto Tanahashi ankles from the outside. Tanahashi drops Hashi with a SlingShot Crossbody Block on the outside. Tanahashi repeatedly drives his knee to the back of Hashi’s knee. Tanahashi continues to apply pressure to the knee of Hashi. Hashi crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.

Hashi and Tanahashi are trading back and forth shots. Hashi connects with a knee lift. Hashi plants Tanahashi with the Bunker Buster. Hashi starts lighting up Tanahashi chest in the corner. Hashi connects with a corner clothesline. Hashi follows that with a standing neck breaker for a two count. Hashi goes for a SuperKick, but Tanahashi counters with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi lands a dropkick to the injured knee of Hashi. Tanahashi locks in the Texas CloverLeaf. Tanahashi lands another Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi ascends to the top turnbuckle. Hashi connects with the Head Crusher. Tanahashi goes back to kicking the injured knee of Hashi. After another forearm exchange, Tanahashi uppercuts Hashi.

Tanahashi goes for a SlingBlade, but Hashi counters with a TombStone PileDriver. Hashi follows that with a leaping double knee strike for a two count. Tanahashi drops Hashi with a double leg takedown. Hashi SuperKicks Tanahashi. Hashi follows that with a Big Lariat. Hashi plants Tanahashi with a PowerBomb for a two count. Hashi dumps Tanahashi in the corner. Hashi connects with the Swanton Bomb for a two count. Hashi goes for a Karma, but Tanahashi counters with Skull In. Hashi rolls Tanahashi over for a two count. Hashi connects with the Back Stabber. Tanahashi counters out of Karma with a Swinging Neck Breaker. Hashi responds with a spin kick to the jaw. Hashi lands a knife edge chop. Hashi follows that with another SuperKick. Tanahashi responds with the SlingBlade. Tanahashi connects with the High Fly Flow to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiroshi Tanahashi Gains 2 Points via Pinfall 

Tenth Match: (6) Tetsuya Naito vs. (4) Tomohiro Ishii in a Block A MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament

Collar and elbow tie up. Ishii backs Naito into the ropes. Naito dodges a knife edge chop from Ishii. Naito pats Ishii on the chest. Naito spits at Ishii. Naito kicks Ishii in the gut. Naito tosses Ishii out of the ring. Natio ducks a clothesline from Ishii. Naito poses in the middle of the ring. Naito is trying to play mind games with Ishii. Naito stalls on the outside. Ishii is sitting on the bottom rope waiting for Naito to finally get back into the ring. Ishii knocks Naito off the ring apron. Ishii whips Naito back first into the steel guard rail. Naito returns the favor. Naito rolls Ishii back into the ring. Naito applies a rear chin lock. Naito repeatedly drives his elbow to the forehead of Ishii. Naito rakes the eyes of Ishii. Naito lightly kicks Ishii in the head. Ishii is pissed off. Ishii is mauling Naito in the corner. After a forearm exchange in the corner, Naito gets Ishii tied in the tree of woe. Naito plants Ishii with a Draping NeckBreaker. Naito follows that with another neck breaker for a one count. Ishii rolls himself to the corner to create distances from Natio.

Naito applies a leg scissors hold. Ishii places his boot on the bottom rope to break up the submission hold. Naito lands a series of back elbow strikes in the corner. Naito applies a standing cravate. Ishii lands some body shots to the midsection of Naito. Naito kicks Ishii in the jaw. Ishii responds with a PowerSlam. Ishii starts kicking Natio’s chest in the corner. Ishii slaps Naito in the face. Ishii lands a series of HeadButts. Ishii drops Naito with a shoulder tackle. Ishii connects with a delayed vertical suplex for a two count. Ishii goes for a belly to back suplex, but Naito blocks it. Naito plants Ishii with a modified back breaker. Naito follows that with a Basement Dropkick to the back of the head. Naito connects with the SlingShot Dropkick. Naito goes for the Satellite DDT, but Ishii counters with a German Suplex. Naito again spits in Ishii’s face. After a long forearm exchange in the middle of the ring, Ishii connects with a corner clothesline.

Ishii places Naito on the top turnbuckle. Naito lands another draping neck breaker. Naito follows that with a German Suplex for a two count. Natio drops Ishii with the SuperMan Punch. Naito plants Ishii with a Dragon Suplex for a two count. Naito goes for Gloria, but Ishii counters with a lariat to the back of Naito’s neck. Ishii lands another German Suplex. We have ourself a slap/headbutt exchange in the middle of the ring. Ishii plants Naito with a PowerBomb for a two count. Ishii goes for the Brain Buster, but Natio counters with the Satellite DDT. Ishii immediately gets back on his feet. Naito drops Ishii with a enziguri. Naito follows that with a German Suplex. Naito plants Ishii with Destino. Naito goes for the cover, but somehow Ishii kicks out. Ishii drops Naito with a leaping leg lariat. Ishii clothesline Naito. Naito responds with a Pele Kick. Ishii escapes out of Destino and connects with the Sliding Lariat for a two count. Ishii goes for the Brain Buster, but Naito counters with a knee strike. Ishii lands a Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Ishii plants Naito with the Brain Buster to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tomohiro Ishii Gains 2 Points via Pinfall

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