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NJPW G1 Climax 27 Results – August 2, 2017

NJPW G1 Climax 27: Night #12
August 2, 2017
Fukuoka Citizen Gymnasium
Fukuoka, Japan

NJPW G1 Climax 27 Tournament Reference Sheet: 

Block B Competitors: (Michael Elgin, EVIL, Satoshi Kojima, Kazuchika Okada, Kenny Omega, Juice Robinson, Sanada, Minoru Suzuki, Tama Tonga and Toru Yano)

Block A Standings: (Coming out of the August 1st Event, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Zack Sabre Jr, Tetsuya Naito and Tomohiro Ishii has 8 points. Togi Makabe, Hirooki Goto, Bad Luck Fale and Kota Ibushi has 6 points. Yoshi Hashi has 4 points. Yuji Nagata has yet to score a point in the tournament)

Block B Standings: (Coming out of the July 30th Event, Kazuchika Okada has 10 points. EVIL and Kenny Omega has 8 points. Minoru Suzuki and Sanada has 6 points. 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: Ren Narita & Katsuya Kitamura vs. Shota Umino & Tomoyuki Oka 

Narita and Umino will start things off. Narita applies a front face lock. Umino is grappling around Narita. Collar and elbow tie up. Narita slaps Umino in the chest. Umino responds with a series of forearms. Umino stomps on Narita’s chest in the corner. Umino lands a clubbing forearm to the back of Narita. Umino tags in Oka. Oka slaps Narita’s chest in the corner. Oka bodyslams Narita for a two count. Oka repeatedly drives his knee to the midsection of Narita. Oka connects with a leg lariat for a two count. Oka applies a front face lock. Oka tags in Umino. Umino and Narita are trading back and forth shots. Narita bodyslams Umino. Narita tags in Kitamura.

Kitamura knocks Oka off the ring apron. Kitamura connects with a running back elbow strike in the corner. Kitamura drops Umino with a shoulder tackle. Kitamura bodyslams Umino for a two count. Kitamura tosses Oka out of the ring. Kitamura lands a stiff knife edge chop. Umino responds with a flurry of forearms. After a long chopping exchange, Umino dropkicks Kitamura. Oka and Narita are tagged in. Narita kicks Oka in the gut. Narita is stomping on Oka’s chest int he corner. Oka goes for a Body Avalanche, but Narita ducks out of the way. Narita is mauling Oka in the corner. Narita connects with a big hip toss for a two count. Oka responds with a bodyslam. Oka follows that with a PowerSlam. Oka locks in the Boston Crab which forces Narita to tap out.

Winner: Shota Umino & Tomoyuki Oka via Submission 

Second Match: Tiger Mask & Kota Ibushi vs. Hirai Kawato & Yuji Nagata 

Ibushi and Nagata will start things off. Ibushi dodges a couple of kicks from Nagata. Ibushi applies a wrist lock. Nagata reverses the hold. Nagata connects with a double leg takedown. Nagata applies a side headlock. Ibushi and Nagata are trading back and forth shots. Ibushi goes for a dropkick, but Nagata holds onto the ropes. Ibushi dodges a leg lariat from Nagata. Tiger Mask and Kawato are tagged in. Kawato lands a series of kick across the chest of Tiger Mask. Tiger Mask responds with a buzzsaw kick. Kawato dives over Tiger Mask. After a arm-drag exchange, Tiger Mask SuperKicks Kawato. Tiger Mask slaps Kawato in the back. Tiger Mask tags in Ibushi. Ibushi lands a snap mare takeover. Ibushi applies a rear chin lock. Kawato crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.

Kawato starts kicking Ibushi in the chest. Ibushi responds with a lighting roundhouse kick. Kawato dropkicks Ibushi. Kawato tags in Nagata. Nagata lands a series of buzzsaw kicks across the chest of Ibushi. Nagata connects with the Helluva Kick. Nagata follows that with a Exploder Suplex for a two count. Nagata goes for a vertical suplex, but Ibushi lands back on his feet. Ibushi dropkicks Nagata. Ibushi and Nagata are trading back and forth buzzsaw kicks in the middle of the ring. Ibushi connects with his lightning quick offense. Ibushi follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count.

Nagata responds with a Big Boot. Nagata drops Ibushi with a enziguri. Ibushi regains momentum with a high angle kick. Kawato and Tiger Mask are tagged in. Kawato with a Head Scissors TakeOver to Tiger Mask. Kawato follows that with a running uppercut. Kawato connects with a SpringBoard Basement Dropkick for a two count. Kawato locks in the Boston Crab. Ibushi kicks Kawato in the back to break up the submission attempt. Nagata tosses Ibushi out of the ring. Tiger Mask drops Kawato with a knee lift. Tiger Mask goes for a leg lariat, but Kawato rolls him over for a two count. Tiger Mask plants Kawato with a Tiger Bomb for a two count. Ibushi connects with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick that sends Nagata out of the ring. Tiger Mask places Kawato on the top turnbuckle. Tiger Mask connects with the Tiger Suplex to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tiger Mask & Kota Ibushi via Pinfall 

Third Match: Chase Owens, Yujiro Takahashi and Bad Luck Fale vs. Yoshi Hashi, Hirooki Goto and Tomohiro Ishii 

Ishii and Fale will start things off. Ishii lands a series of knife edge chops, but Fale stands still. Ishii follows that with some clubbing forearm strikes. Fale drops Ishii with a HeadButt. Fale connects with two shoulder tackles. Fale goes for a PowerSlam, but Ishii lands back on his feet. Ishii sends Fale into a right hand from Goto on the ring apron. Ishii goes for a vertical suplex, but Fale blocks it. Ishii side steps Fale into the turnbuckles. Ishii kicks Fale in the gut. Fale bodyslams Ishii. Fale drops Hashi and Goto with a Double Shoulder Tackle. Chaos and Bullet Club are brawling on the outside. Fale sends Ishii back first to the steel guard rail. Takahashi starts stomping on Ishii chest. Takahashi follows that with a elbow drop for a one count. Takahashi tags in Owens.

Takahashi kicks Ishii in the gut. Owens follows that with a knee lift. Takahashi and Owens connects with a Double Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Owens stomps on Ishii hand. Owens slaps Ishii in the face. Owens rakes the eyes of Ishii. Owens makes the tag to Takahashi. Fale knocks Goto off the ring apron. Takahashi accidentally drops Owens with the Helluva Kick. Fale goes for the Body Avalanche, but Ishii sends him crashing into Owens and Takahashi in the corner. Ishii HeadButts Fale out of the ring. Ishii tags in Goto. Goto lands a series of forearm smashes. Goto with a corner clothesline to Owens. Goto drops Takahashi with a spinning heel kick. Goto plants Takahashi with a side belly to back suplex for a two count. Takahashi goes for the FisherMan’s Buster, but Goto blocks it. Goto goes for the Ushigoroshi, but Takahashi counters with the Skull Crushing Finale.

Takahashi follows that with a Basement Dropkick for a two count. Takahashi tags in Owens. Goto drops Owens with another lariat. Goto plants Takahashi with a Back Breaker. Goto tags in Hashi. Hashi lands a series of knife edge chops. Owens SuperKicks Hashi. Owens knocks Goto off the ring apron. Bullet Club is mauling Hashi in the corner. Owens plants Hashi with a SpringBoard CodeBreaker for a two count. Goto and Ishii lands Stereo HeadButts to Fale. Goto and Ishii clotheslines Fale over the top rope. Owens and Takahashi responds with Stereo SuperKicks. Owens drops Hashi with the Shining Wizard. Owens goes for a Package PileDriver, but Hashi blocks it. Hashi clotheslines Owens. Hashi gets Owens trapped in the Butter Fly Lock which forces him to tap out.

Winner: Yoshi Hashi, Hirooki Goto and Tomohiro Ishii via Submission 

Fourth Match: Hiromu Takahashi, Bushi and Tetsuya Naito vs. El Desperado, Taichi and Zack Sabre Jr. 

LIJ and Suzuki Gun are brawling at the ringside arena before the bell rings. Sabre applies a front face lock on the outside. Sabre kicks Naito in the shoulder. Naito talks smack to Sabre. Desperado and Takahashi will start things off in the ring. Takahashi repeatedly slaps Desperado in the chest. Desperado responds with a knee lift. Desperado lands a clubbing blow to the back of Takahashi. Takahashi responds with a knife edge chop. Desperado drops Takahashi with a Running European Uppercut for a two count. Desperado goes for a PumpHandle Slam, but Takahashi lands back on his feet. Desperado slips out of the FireMan’s Carry Position. Takahashi connects with a Head Scissors Takeover. Takahashi follows that with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Naito and Sabre are tagged in.

After a long uppercut exchange, Naito connects with a Hip Toss. Naito follows with the Basement Dropkick. Naito with a inverted atomic drop to Sabre. Naito lands the SlingShot Dropkick in the corner. Sabre rolls Naito over for a two count. Sabre gets Naito trapped in a Full Nelson Lock, but Naito counters with a deep arm-drag. Another uppercut exchange occurs in the middle of the ring. Sabre locks in the Octopus Stretch. Naito reaches towards the bottom rope to create separation. Sabre goes for the PK, but Naito counters with a enziguri. Naito goes for the Satellite DDT, but it’s to no avail.

Naito dodges a leg lariat from Sabre. Sabre connects with a leg sweep. Sabre rolls himself to the corner and tags in Taichi. Taichi mocks Naito. Naito kicks Taichi in the gut. Bushi sunset flips Taichi into a Basement Dropkick from Naito. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi connects with a Missile Dropkick. Taichi responds with a Leg Lariat in the corner. Takahashi SuperKicks Taichi. Takahashi and Bushi are double teaming Taichi. LIJ connects with the Trifecta Basement Dropkick for a two count. Bushi goes for MX, but Taichi rolls himself out of the ring. Bushi is distracted by Desperado who has a steel chair on his hand. Taichi hits Bushi with the microphone stand behind the referee’s back to pickup the victory.

Winner: El Desperado, Taichi and Zack Sabre Jr via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: David Finlay & Togi Makabe vs. Jushin Thunder Liger & Hiroshi Tanahashi 

Makabe and Tanahashi will start things off. Collar and elbow tie up. Tanahashi lands a deep arm-drag. Makabe responds with a leg scissors takeover. Tanahashi starts playing air guitar. Tanahashi applies a side Makabe drops Tanahashi with a shoulder tackle. Makabe sends Tanahashi to the corner and tags in Finlay. Tanahashi tags in Liger. Liger applies a side headlock. Liger drops Finlay with a shoulder tackle. Liger gets Finlay trapped in the Surfboard Submission Hold. Makabe breaks up the submission attempt. Finlay attacks Liger from behind. Finlay knocks Tanahashi off the ring apron. Makabe lands a series of haymakers in the corner.

Liger lands a Big Boot across the jaw of Makabe. Liger clotheslines Makabe. Liger tags in Tanahashi. Tanahashi starts forearming Makabe. Tanahashi dropkicks Finlay off the ring apron. Tanahashi bodyslams Makabe. Tanahashi connects with a Swanton Bomb off the second rope for a two count. Makabe clotheslines Tanahashi. Makabe goes into the Corner Mount. Makabe follows that with a Northern Light’s Suplex with a Bridge for a two count. Makabe goes for a German Suplex, but Tanahashi blocks it. Makabe drops Tanahashi with another lariat.

Makabe tags in Finlay. Finlay knocks Liger off the ring apron. Finlay connects with a running european uppercut in the corner. Finlay follows that with a sliding european uppercut for a two count. Finlay goes for a Rolling Senton, but Tanahashi lands back on his feet. Tanahashi connects with the Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi gets Finlay trapped in the Texas CloverLeaf. Makabe gets back into the ring and starts brawling with Liger and Tanahashi. Makabe drops Liger and Tanahashi with a Double Clothesline. Finlay plants Tanahashi with a Uranage Back Breaker for a two count. Finlay goes for the Stunner, but Tanahashi counters with the SlingBlade. Tanahashi connects with the High Fly Flow to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jushin Thunder Liger & Hiroshi Tanahashi via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: (6) Sanada vs. (2) Juice Robinson in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Collar and elbow tie up. Robinson with a waist lock go-behind. Robinson transitions into a wrist lock. Robinson applies a side headlock. Sanada grabs Robinson by his dreadlocks. Robinson goes for a snap mare takeover, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Robinson connects with a leg sweep. Sanada dodges a leg lariat from Robinson. After a double dropkick exchange, we have a stand off in the middle of the ring. Sanada kicks Robinson in the gut. Sanada leapfrogs over Robinson. Robinson lands a Basement Dropkick to the back of Sanada. The fight spills to the outside. Sanada kicks Robinson in the gut. Sanada rakes the eyes of Robinson. Robinson sends Sanada sternum first into the steel guard rail. Sanada dropkicks the back of Robinson’s injured knee.

Sanada wraps Robinson’s leg around the steel guard rail. Robinson gets back into the count of sixteen. Sanada continues to apply more pressure to the knee of Robinson. Sanada connects with the Knee Crusher. Sanada and Robinson are trading back and forth shots. Sanada goes for a vertical suplex, but Robinson blocks it. Sanada locks in Skull In. Robinson responds with a Reverse DDT. Robinson lands a series of left jabs. Robinson plants Sanada with another Reverse DDT for a two count. Robinson connects with the Body Avalanche in the corner. Robinson goes for the Cannonball, but Sanada explodes out of the corner with a Basement Dropkick to the injured knee of Robinson.

Sanada follows that with a leg sweep. Sanada gets Robinson trapped in the Figure Four Leg Lock. Robinson reverses the hold. Robinson and Sanada tumbles to the outside. Sanada still has grasp of the Figure Four Leg Lock. Robinson gets back into the ring at the count of nineteen. Sanada goes for the Figure Four again, but Robinson counters with a inside cradle for a two count. Sanada ducks a clothesline from Robinson. Robinson plants Sanada with a Spine Buster. Robinson follows that with a Jack Knife PowerBomb for a two count. Sanada drops Robinson with a SpringBoard Basement Dropkick. Sanada connects with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Robinson gets Sanada in position for Pulp Friction, but Sanada blocks it. Robinson lands a big lariat for a two count. Robinson escapes out of Skull In and lands a big forearm strike across the jaw of Sanada. Robinson goes for a German Suplex, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada chop blocks Robinson. Sanada gets Robinson trapped in the Skull In. Sanada connects with a MoonSault to pickup the victory.

Winner: Sanada Gains 2 Points via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (2) Toru Yano vs. (4) Michael Elgin in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Yano goes for a shoulder tackle, but Elgin stands still. Yano starts ripping off a turnbuckle pad. Elgin lands a clubbing axe handle to the back of Yano. Yano hits Elgin with the turnbuckle pad. Yano throws the turnbuckle pad out of the ring. Elgin drops Yano with a shoulder tackle. Yano with a drop toe hold that sends Elgin face first to the exposed steel. Yano rolls Elgin over for a two count.

Yano goes for a vertical suplex, but Elgin counters with the Delayed Vertical Suplex. Elgin drives Yano back first into the corner. Elgin goes for a corner clothesline, but Yano ducks out of the way. Yano is trying to low blow Elgin behind the referee’s back, but it’s to no avail. Elgin lands a forearm shot across the jaw of Yano. Elgin goes for the low blow, but the referee gets in the way. The attempted low blow fest continues. Yano pays tribute to Eddie Guerrero which forces Elgin to get disqualified

Winne: Toru Yano Gains 2 Points via Disqualification 

Eight Match: (6) Minoru Suzuki w/El Desperado and Taichi vs. (0) Satoshi Kojima w/Hiroyoshi Tenzan in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Suzuki attacks Kojima before the bell rings. Kojima lands a series of clubbing forearms across the chest of Suzuki. Suzuki sends Kojima to the steel guard rail. Suzuki repeatedly kicks Kojima in the chest. Desperado and Taichi are attacking Kojima. Suzuki continues to toss Kojima all around the ringside area. Suzuki slaps Kojima in the chest. Tenzan starts attacking Desperado and Taichi. Suzuki Gun continues their onslaught behind the referee’s back. Suzuki hits Kojima in the back with a folding chair. Suzuki is talking smack to Tenzan. Kojima starts lighting up Suzuki’s chest in the corner. Kojima connects with a corner forearm strike. Suzuki responds with a big haymaker.

After a forearm/chop exchange, Suzuki connects with the Helluva Kick. Suzuki lands the snap mare takeover. Suzuki goes for a PK, but Kojima blocks it. Kojima connects with a Discus Forearm. Kojima plants Suzuki with a DDT. Suzuki applies an Abdominal Stretch on the top rope. Suzuki sends Kojima crashing to the canvas. Suzuki connects with the PK for a two count. Suzuki gets Kojima trapped in the Fujiwara ArmBar. The referee is distracted by Taichi and Desperado. Kojima connects with a Exploder Suplex. Kojima clotheslines Suzuki for a two count. Desperado goes into the ring and attacks Kojima. Tenzan plants Desperado with a Exploder Suplex. Tenzan drops Taichi with a Mongolian Chop. Kojima plants Suzuki with a Brain Buster for a two count. Suzuki dropkicks Kojima. Suzuki slaps Kojima in the face. Suzuki locks in the Sleeper Hold. Suzuki plants Kojima with a PileDriver to pickup the victory.

Winner: Minoru Suzuki Gains 2 Points via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (4) Tama Tonga vs. (10) Kazuchika Okada w/Gedo in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Tonga attacks Okada from behind before the bell rings. Tonga repeatedly stomps on the back of Okada. Tonga puts on Okada’s jacket. Tonga does the Rain Maker Pose. Okada connects with a Basement Dropkick that sends Tonga out of the ring. Okada lands a clubbing forearm to the back of Tonga. Tonga connects with the Flap Jack on the ring apron. Tonga mocks Okada. Tonga drives his elbow to the chest of Okada. Okada gets back into the ring at the count of thirteen. Tonga goes for the cover, but Okada kicks out at the count of two. Tonga HeadButts Okada. Tonga follows that with a clubbing axe handle to the back. Okada fires off a series of forearms. Tonga responds with a dropkick for a two count. Okada and Tonga are trading back and forth shots.

Tonga lands another HeadButt. Okada side steps Tonga into the turnbuckles. Okada connects with a neck breaker. Okada drops Tonga with a running back elbow strike. Okada ducks a clothesline from Tonga. Okada connects with a leaping back elbow strike in the corner. Okada plants Tonga with a DDT. Okada follows that with a european uppercut for a two count. Okada goes for the TombStone, but Tonga counters with another Flap Jack for a two count. Tonga connects with the Stinger Splash. Okada responds with a Flap Jack of his own. Okada goes for a Reverse Neck Breaker, but Tonga lands back on his feet. Okada connects with the Spine Buster.

Okada follows that with the Reverse Neck Breaker. Okada with a Flying Elbow Drop. Okada does the Rain Maker Pose. Okada goes for a Rain Maker, but Tonga counters with a leaping forearm strike. Tonga Spears Okada for a two count. Tonga goes for the GunStun, but Okada blocks it. Tonga plants Okada with a Leaping CodeBreaker for a two count. Tonga starts dancing in the middle of the ring. Okada dropkicks Tonga. Okada and Tonga continues to slip out of each other finishers. Okada goes for a TombStone, but Tonga lands back on his feet. Okada blocks a SuperMan Punch from Tonga. Tonga connects with a Over Head Kick. Okada counters out of the GunStun with a German Suplex. Okada drops Tonga with the Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada Gains 2 Points via Pinfall 

Tenth Match: (8) EVIL vs. (8) Kenny Omega in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament 

Evil kicks Omega in the gut. Evil backs Omega into the ropes. Omega fires off a couple of haymakers. Omega goes for a leapfrog, but Evil holds onto the ropes. Evil drops Omega with a shoulder tackle. Omega rolls himself out of the ring. Evil is choking Omega with a cable cord in the ringside area. Evil rips off the ringside padding. Evil goes for a bodyslam, but Omega lands back on his feet. Omega bodyslams Evil on the concrete. Omega bodyslams Evil on the time keeper’s table. Omega rolls Evil back into the ring. Omega goes for the cover, but Evil kicks out at the count of two. Omega connects with the Rolling Senton. Omega follows that with a MoonSault for a two count. Omega drives his knee to the back of Evil. Omega sends Evil sternum first into the ropes. Omega lands a clubbing forearm to the lower back region of Evil. Omega continues to apply more pressure to the back of Evil.

Omega connects with a back breaker for a two count. Omega grabs Evil by his hair. Evil kicks Omega in the gut. Evil and Omega are trading back and forth knife edge chops. Evil goes for a senton, but Omega gets his knees up in the air. Omega goes for a leaping back elbow strike in the corner, but Evil ducks out of the way. Evil connects with a corner clothesline. Evil goes for a Fisherman’s Suplex, but Omega lands back on his feet. Evil lands a thrust kick across the midsection of Omega. Evil grabs a folding chair from under the ring. Omega connects with a Basement Dropkick off the ring apron that sends Evil crashing back first into the steel guard rail. Omega goes for a Fisherman’s Suplex through the folding chair, but Evil counters with a snap vertical suplex. Evil wraps a chair around Omega’s neck. Evil tries to send Omega to the steel ring post, but Omega blocks it. Omega goes for a Flying Clothesline off the steel guard rail, but Evil counters with another chair shot.

Evil connects with the Conchairto. Evil follows that with a vertical suplex for a two count. Evil locks in the Banshee Muzzle, but Omega immediately escapes. Omega connects with a Head Scissors Takeover. Omega drops Evil with a SomerSault Plancha. Omega bodyslams Evil of the ring apron. Omega brings out a table from under the ring. Omega connects with a Double Stomp off the ring apron. Omega sets up the table at the ringside area. Omega teases a dive, but Evil gets back on his feet. Evil repeatedly drives Omega back first to the ring apron. Omega plants Evil with a front slam on the apron. Omega goes for a Tiger Suplex, but Evil blocks it. Evil HeadButts Omega. Evil connects with a ChokeSlam that sends Omega crashing through the table. Evil is busted open. Omega gets back into the ring at the count of nineteen. Evil ascends to the top turnbuckle.

Evil connects with a Diving Senton to the back of Omega for a two count. Evil plants Omega with the Darkness Falls for another two count. Evil goes for the STO, but Omega holds onto the ropes. Evil kicks Omega in the ribs. Omega lands a series of knife edge chops. Evil responds with a thrust kick to the gut. Omega drops Evil with a leaping V-Trigger. Omega follows that with a Aoi Shoudou.

Evil connects with a Discus Forearm. Omega responds with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Omega lands another V-Trigger for a two count. Omega gets Evil in position for the One Winged Angel, but Evil lands back on his feet. Evil connects with a German Suplex. Evil blocks a V-Trigger from Omega. Evil clotheslines Omega for a two count. Evil locks in the Banshee Muzzle. Omega places his boot on the bottom rope to create separation. Evil goes for the STO, but Omega blocks it. Evil HeadButts Omega. Omega responds with a Flying V-Trigger. Omega connects with a Reverse Hurricanrana for a two count. After another V-Trigger, Omega was having a hard time getting Evil in the pinning position. Omega lands a series of V-Triggers. Omega plants Evil with the One Winged Angel to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kenny Omega Gains 2 Points via Pinfall 

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