NJPW G1 Climax 27: Night 18
August 12, 2017
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Block B Competitors: (Kazuchika Okada, Kenny Omega, EVIL, Minoru Suzuki, Sanada, Michael Elgin, Juice Robinson, Tama Tonga, Toru Yano and Satoshi Kojima)
Block B Standings: (Coming out of the August 8th Event, Kazuchika Okada has 13 points. Kenny Omega has 12 points. EVIL has 10 points. Minoru Suzuki has 9 points. Sanada and Michael Elgin has 8 points. Juice Robinson, Tama Tonga and Toru Yano has 6 points. Satoshi Kojima has 2 points)
First Match: Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi, El Desperado and Taka Michinoku vs. Kushida, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask and Hirai Kawato
Suzuki Gun attacks Liger, Kushida, Tiger Mask and Kawato before the bell rings. We got ourself a pier six brawl on the outside. Desperado and Kushida will start things off in the ring. Desperado is choking Kushida with the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title. Kushida ducks a clothesline Desperado. Kushida lands a Head Scissors Takeover. Kushida tags in Liger. Liger drops Taichi and Desperado with back to back Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breakers. Liger clotheslines Michinoku. Liger gets Desperado in the Romero Special. Suzuki Gun breaks up the submission attempt. Taichi connects with a corner clotheslines to Liger. Kanemaru follows that with a Helluva Kick. Desperado with a leaping back elbow strike to Liger. The onslaught continues as Taichi drives his knee to the hamstring of Liger. Mickinoku stomps on Liger’s chest. Michinoku is choking Liger in the corner with his boot.
Liger explodes out of the corner with a big lariat. Liger tags in Tiger Mask. Tiger Mask with a Flying Crossbody Block. Tiger Mask follows that with a rolling crucifix that only gets a two count. Michinoku accidentally knocks Kanemaru off the ring apron. Tiger Mask drops Michinoku with a Tenryu Kick. Tiger Mask follows that with the Tiger Driver for a two count. Liger tosses Kanemaru out of the ring. Michinoku pokes Tiger Mask in the eyes. Michinoku connects with a enziguri. Kushida and Desperado are tagged in. Kushida lands a enziguri from the ring apron. Kushida connects with a series of rapid fire kicks to Desperado. Desperado responds with a knife edge chop. Kushida leapfrogs over Desperado. Kushida lands a Hip Toss. Kushida follows that with a Snap Basement Dropkick. Kushida drops Taichi and Kanemaru with a Double HandSpring Back Elbow Strike.
Kushida goes for the Arm Ringer, but Desperado blocks it. Kushida has Desperado doing the splits. Desperado dodges a leg lariat from Kushida. Desperado locks in the Stretch Muffler. Kushida escapes and rolls Desperado over for a two count. Kushida with a Discus Forearm to Desperado. Kushida follows that with a Modified Pele Kick. Kushida tags in Kawato. Kawato knocks the rest of Suzuki Gun off the ring apron. Desperado is getting mollywhopped in the corner. Kawato connects with a Missile Dropkick for a two count as Suzuki Gun storms into the ring to break up the pin attempt. More chaos is ensuing on the outside. Kawato locks in the Boston Crab. Taichi mule kicks Kawato. Kawato is trying to fight off Taichi and Kanemaru. Taichi drops Kawato with a leg lariat. Michinoku follows that with a running knee strike. Desperado plants Kawato with the Pinche Loco to pickup the victory. After the match, Desperado hits Kushida in the face with the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title.
Winner: Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi, El Desperado and Taka Michinoku via Pinfall
Second Match: Tanga Loa, Chase Owens and Yujiro Takahashi vs. Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii and Yoshi Hashi
Hashi and Takahashi will start things off. Owens and Loa attacks Hashi from behind after the bell rings. Goto and Ishii enters the ring and attacks Takahashi. Owens and Loa shoves Ishii and Goto into each other. Ishii and Goto responds with a double shoulder tackle. Hashi with a Head Scissors TakeOver to Takahashi. Hashi follows that with a running knife edge chop in the corner. Hashi goes for a neck breaker, but Takahashi starts biting Hashi’s fingers. After a leg sweep, Takahasi lands a Basement Dropkick. Takahashi goes into a ground and pound attack. Takahashi tags in Owens. Owens starts mauling Hashi in the middle of the ring.
Owens lands a haymaker across the jaw of Hashi. Owens tags in Loa. The Bullet Club are stomping on Hashi’s chest in the corner. Loa and Owens plants Hashi with a Back Breaker/Double Axe Handle for a two count. Loa kicks Hashi in the back. Loa follows that with a HeadButt. Loa starts forearming Hashi in the corner. Hashi lands a boot in the corner to create separation. Hashi goes for a SuperKick, but Loa blocks it. Hashi drops Loa with a Spinning Heel Kick to the chest. Hashi tags in Ishii. Loa and Ishii starts running into each other. Ishii drops Loa with a shoulder tackle. PowerSlam to Takahashi. Owens kicks Ishii in the gut. Ishii responds with a German Suplex. Ishii is lighting up Loa’s chest in the corner.
Loa drives Ishii back first into the turnbuckles. Loa drops Ishii with a shoulder tackle. Loa plants Ishii with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Loa goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ishii blocks it. Ishii connects with a Delayed Vertical Suplex. Loa responds with a Samoan Drop. Loa tags in Owens. Ishii immediately clotheslines Owens. Ishii tags in Goto. Goto is forearming Owens in the corner. Goto connects with a spinning heel kick. Takahashi attacks Goto from behind. Takahashi knocks Ishii off the ring apron. Bullet Club are triple teaming Goto in the corner. Owens with a Double Stomp to the back of Goto. Owens follows that with the Shining Wizard for a two count. Takahashi tosses Hashi out of the ring. Owens goes for the Package PileDriver, but Goto blocks it. Owens connects with a enziguri. Goto responds with a Ushigoroshi. Goto drops Owens with the GTR to pickup the victory.
Winner: Yoshi Hashi, Tomohiro Ishii and Hirooki Goto via Pinfall
Third Match: Togi Makabe & Yuji Nagata vs. Zack Sabre Jr. & Takashi Iizuka
Makabe and Nagata attacks Suzuki Gun before the bell rings. Iizuka whips Makabe sternum first into the steel guard rail. Nagata and Sabre are trading back and forth Abdominal Stretches. Sabre uppercuts Nagata. Nagata responds with a forearm. Iizuka drags Nagata out of the ring. Sabre applies a Abdominal Stretch on the outside. Iizuka and Makabe are brawling in the crowd. Iizuki hits Makabe in the back with a steel chair. Iizuka is choking Makabe with the chair. Desperado and Sabre are double teaming Nagata behind the referee’s back. Sabre fires off more uppercut strikes in the corner. Sabre tags in Iizuka. Iizuka is choking Nagata with his boot.
Iizuka with a snap mare takeover to Nagata. Iizuka is biting Nagata in the head. Iizuka lands a series of right hands to Nagata. Nagata drops Iizuka with a Big Boot. Nagata tags in Makabe. Makabe connects with a shoulder tackle. Makabe knocks Sabre off the ring apron. Makabe follows that with a corner clothesline. Makabe goes into the Corner Mount. Makabe goes for the Northern Lights Suplex, but Iizuka blocks it. Iizuka is choking Makabe in the corner. Makabe starts forearming Iizuka in the middle of the ring. Iizuka connects with a Inverted Atomic Drop. Makabe responds with a clothesline.
Nagata and Sabre are tagged in. Nagata repeatedly kicks Sabre in the hamstring. Sabre goes for the side headlock takeover, but Nagata counters with the Nagata Lock. Sabre rolls Nagata over for a two count. Nagata kicks Sabre in the gut. Nagata goes for the Exploder Suplex, but Sabre counters with the Octopus Stretch. Makabe breaks up the submission attempt. Iizuka tosses Makabe out of the ring. Iizuka hits Makabe in the face with a folding chair. Nagata plants Sabre with the Exploder Suplex for a two count. Nagata follows that with a enizguri. Iizuka hits Nagata in the face with the Iron Claw. Sabre connects with the PK to pickup the victory.
Winner: Takahashi Iizuka & Zack Sabre Jr. via Pinfall
Fourth Match: War Machine, Ryusuke Taguchi, Ricochet and Katsuya Kitamura vs. The Bullet Club (Cody Rhodes, The Young Bucks, Hangman Page and Bad Luck Fale)
Rhodes revealed The Bullet Club’s strategy for this match. Win via MoonSault within 8-10 minutes. Ricochet and Nick Jackson will start things off. Ricochet applies a side headlock. Nick reverses the hold. Nick drops Ricochet with a shoulder tackle. Ricochet goes back to the headlock. Ricochet connects with a shoulder tackle of his own. Nick tells Ricochet to suck it. Ricochet ducks a clothesline from Nick. Ricochet leapfrogs over Nick. Ricochet dropkicks Nick Jackson in mid-air. Nick tags in Matt Jackson. Ricochet goes for another dropkick, but it’s to no avail. Ricochet drops Matt with a Hip Attack. Hanson and Rhodes are tagged in. Rhodes uppercuts Hanson. Rhodes ducks a clothesline from Hanson. Rhodes lands another uppercut. Rhodes tags in Page. Hanson shoves Rhodes into Page. Hanson tags in Rowe. Hanso kicks Rhodes in the gut. Rowe connects with a back breaker. Rowe follows that with a gut buster. Rowe goes for a PowerBomb, but Page saves Rhodes.
Page was about the suffer the same fate, but Matt Jackson comes in for the rescue. This unique sequence continues until Bad Luck Fale gets into the ring. Fale lands a clubbing blow to the back of Rowe. Rowe goes for a back breaker, but Fale blocks it. The Bullet Club clears the ring. Rhodes and Page are stomping on Rowe’s chest. Rhodes tags in Page. Page rams his knee across the back of Rowe’s neck. Page is trying to forearm Rowe, but it’s to no avail. Rowe HeadButts Page. Rowe tags in Taguchi. Taguchi lands a series of Hip Attacks. Taguchi lowers the top rope which sends Fale crashing to the outside. Taguchi is trying to fight off The Bullet Club in the corner. Taguchi does the DX Hand Gesture. The Young Bucks, Page and Rhodes SuperKicks Taguchi in mid-air.
Kitamura tags himself in. Rhodes dropkicks Kitamura out of the ring. Rhodes bodyslams Ricochet. The Bucks follows that with a BodySlam to Hanson. Bullet Club sets up for the Golden Sombrero MoonSault. Taguchi Japan sends all four men crashing crotch first on the top turnbuckle. Taguchi Japan lands four consecutive bodyslams. Hanson heads to the top turnbuckle. Fale gets in the way. Fale drops Ricochet with the Grenade. Fale goes for the Bad Luck Fall on Hanson, but Rowe counters with a SuperMan Punch. Rowe goes for a knee strike, but Rhodes counters with the Cross Rhodes. Kitamura drops Rhodes with a Big Shoulder Tackle. Nick responds with a Elevated Missile Dropkick. Taguchi Hip Attacks The Young Bucks. Page drops Taguchi with a Discus Forearm Shot. Ricochet connects with a SpringBoard Uppercut. Ricochet follows that with a Twisting Corkscrew MoonSault to the outside. Not to be outdone, Hanson connects with a SomerSault Plancha off the top turnbuckle. Kitamura teases a dive. Page drops Kitamura with a Inside Out Lariat. Page plants Kitamura with The Rite of Passage to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bullet Club (Cody Rhodes, The Young Bucks, Hangman Page and Bad Luck Fall) via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi and David Finlay vs. Tetsuya Naito, Bushi and Hiromu Takahashi
LIJ attacks Tanahashi, Ibushi and Finlay before the bell rings. Bushi tosses Finlay out of the ring. Naito and Takahashi are double teaming Ibushi in the corner. Takahashi lands a knife edge chop. Takahashi goes for a corner clothesline, but Ibushi ducks out of the way. Naito kicks Ibushi in the gut. Ibushi drops Takahashi and Naito with a Double Pele Kick. Ibushi tags in Finlay. Finlay lands two running uppercuts in the corner. Finlay follows that with a Flying European Uppercut for a two count. Finlay goes for the Rolling Senton, but Naito lands back on his feet. Naito connects with a Big Boot. Bushi sunset flips Finlay into a Basement Dropkick from Naito. Takahashi knocks Ibushi off the ring apron. Naito stomps on Finlay’s back. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi is choking Finlay with his t-shirt. Bushi tags in Takahashi.
Takahashi connects with a corner clothesline. Takahashi follows that with a Basement Dropkick for a two count. Finlay slaps Takahashi in the face. Finlay goes for a German Suplex, but Takahashi blocks it. Finlay clotheslines Takahashi. Finlay tags in Tanahashi. Tanahashi uppercuts Naito. Tanahashi follows that with a leaping forearm strike. Bushi attacks Tanahashi from behind. Tanahashi connects with the Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi locks in the Texas CloverLeaf. Takahashi breaks up the submission attempt.
Tanahashi tags in Ibushi. Ibushi starts forearming Naito. Naito spits at Ibushi. Ibushi dodges a back elbow strike from Naito. Ibushi connects with his lightning quick offense. Ibushi follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Ibushi goes for the German Suplex, but Naito blocks it. Naito drops Ibushi with a enziguri. Naito plants Ibushi with the Satellite DDT. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi connects with a Missile Dropkick. Bushi follows that with a Swinging Neck Breaker. Bushi goes for the MX, but Tanahashi counters with a SlingBlade. Takahashi SuperKicks Tanahashi. Finlay dropkicks Takahashi. Finlay plants Naito with a back breaker. Finlay with a corner clothesline to Bushi. Ibushi drops Bushi with a leg lariat. Ibushi connects with the Kamigoye to pickup the victory.
Winner: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi and David Finlay via Pinfall
Sixth Match: (6) Juice Robinson vs. (8) Michael Elgin in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament
Elgin and Robinson shakes hands after the bell rings. Collar and elbow tie up. Robinson applies a side headlock. Elgin and Robinson are using their athleticism to counter out of each others wrist locks. Robinson goes back to a side headlock. Elgin drops Robinson with a shoulder tackle. Elgin and Robinson are trading back and forth knife edge chops. Robinson goes for a leapfrog, but Elgin gets him in a fireman’s carry position. Robinson lands back on his feet and connects with the belly to back suplex. Robinson connects with a Body Avalanche. Elgin tosses Robinson out of the ring. Elgin connects with a Cannonball off the ring apron. Elgin follows that with the back suplex on the apron for a two count.
Elgin lands a series of forearms. Elgin places Robinson on the top turnbuckle. Robinson with Desperation HeadButts that sends Elgin crashing to the canvas. Robinson goes for the Flying Crossbody Block, but Elgin blocks it. Robinson connects with his chop/forearm combination. After a standing switch, Robinson connects with the Inverted DDT for a two count. Robinson dives over Elgin. Elgin lands a enziguri in the corner. Robinson with a double axe handle to the wrist of Elgin. Robinson goes for a leg lariat, but Elgin ducks out of the way. Robinson connects with a Full Nelson Slam for a two count. Elgin fires off clubbing forearm shots.
Elgin follows that with another enziguri. Elgin connects with a corner clothesline. Robinson responds with a corner clothesline of his own. Robinson with a Big Boot to Elgin. Elgin and Robinson are running into each other. Elgin plants Robinson with a One Hand PowerSlam. Elgin with a Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Elgin goes for a Buckle Bomb, but Robinson lands back on his feet. Robinson drops Elgin with a Reverse DDT. Elgin SuperKicks Robinson. Robinson responds with a PowerBomb for a two count. Elgin slips out of Pulp Friction. Robison plants Elgin with a Double Knee Gut Buster. Robinson goes for a CannonBall, but Elgin counters with the Buckle Bomb. Robinson from out nowhere connects with the jack knife cover for a two count. Elgin goes for Burning Hammer, but Robinson counters with a Discus Forearm. Robinson with Pulp Friction to Elgin to pickup the victory.
Winner: Juice Robinson Gains 2 Points via Pinfall
Seventh Match: (8) Sanada vs. (6) Tama Tonga in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament
Both men starts running the ropes after the bell rings. Tonga leapfrogs over Sanada. Sanada dropkicks Tonga. Tonga responds with a dropkick. Tonga and Sanada takes their shirts to signal the fact they’re ready to brawl. Tonga is folding his Bullet Club T-Shirt. Tonga talks smack to Sanada. After shaking hands in the middle of the ring, Tonga and Sanada are trading back and forth boots to the midsection. Sanada with a Head Scissors TakeOver. Tonga responds with another Head Scissors TakeOver. Tonga stomps on Sanada’s chest. Tonga goes into a ground and pound attack. Tonga is trying to get Sanada trapped in the Paradise Lock, but Sanada escapes. Tonga stomps on Sanada’s shoulder. Sanada and Tonga are brawling in the crowd.
Sanada gets Tonga trapped in the Paradise Lock on the outside. Yujiro Takahashi and Tama Loa kicks Tonga out of the Paradise Lock. Tonga gets back into the ring at the count of nineteen. Tonga is start run away from Sanada. Tonga with a blindside clothesline to Sanada. Tonga bounces Sanada head on the ring apron. Tonga rolls Sanada back into the ring. Tonga HeadButts Sanada. Tonga follows that with a bodyslam for a two count. Tonga connects with the Stinger Splash. Tonga starts applying pressure to the shoulder of Sanada. Tonga and Sanada are trading back and forth shots in the corner. Sanada side steps Tonga into the turnbuckles. Tonga sends Sanada to the apron. Sanada connects with a SpringBoard Basement Dropkick. Sanada follows that with a Pascada to the outside.
Sanada locks in Skull In on the outside. Tama Loa attacks Sanada behind the referee’s back. Both men gets back into the ring at the count of nineteen. After a long forearm exchange, Sanada plants Tonga with a TKO for a two count. Sanada knocks Takahashi off the ring apron. Sanada goes for a MoonSault, but Tonga ducks out of the way. Sanada leapfrogs over Tonga. Tonga goes for a belly to back suplex, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Just as Tonga was about to hit the GunStun, Sanada locks in Skull In. Tonga with a inside cradle for a two count. Sanada drops Tonga with GunStun for a two count. Sanada goes back to Skull In. Tonga responds with the Tonga Twist. Sanada with a BackSlide Cover for a two count. Tonga plants Sanada with the GunStun to pickup the victory.
Winner: Tama Tonga Gains 2 Points via Pinfall
Eight Match: (6) Toru Yano vs. (9) Minoru Suzuki w/El Desperado & Taichi in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament
Taichi attacks Yano before the bell rings. Suzuki whips Yano back first to the steel guard rail. Suzuki is talking smack to the referee. This allows Taichi to beatdown Yano. Suzuki lands a series of forearms on the outside. Suzuki rolls Yano back into the ring. Yano HeadButts Suzuki. Yano is trying to rip off a turnbuckle pad. Suzuki with a Big Boot to the back of Yano. Suzuki grabs Yano by his hair. Suzuki connects with his lightning quick offense. Suzuki locks in the Sleeper Hold. Suzuki goes for the PileDriver, but Yano is holding onto the referee. Suzuki attacks the referee.
Taichi is stomping on Yano’s chest. Yano connects with a Inverted Atomic Drop. Yano is wrapping Suzuki’s legs together with medical tape. Suzuki shoves Yano into the referee. Suzuki is tapping Yano’s legs together with the medical tape. Suzuki kicks Yano in the chest. Yano is having a hard time standing on his feet. Suzuki connects with the PK. Suzuki goes back to the Sleeper Hold. Rocky Romero starts attacking Taichi. Romero with a Head Scissors Takeover to Yano. Romero and Yano are trading back and forth forearm shots. Yano hits Suzuki in the back with a chair. Yano uses more medical tape. Yano rolls Suzuki over to pickup the victory. After the match, Suzuki attacks every Young Lion with the folding chair.
Winner: Toru Yano Gains 2 Points via Pinfall
Ninth Match: (2) Satoshi Kojima w/Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. (10) EVIL in a Block B MatchUp in the G1 Climax Tournament
EVIL kicks Kojima in the gut. EVIL applies a side headlock. EVIL goes for a shoulder tackle, but Kojima stands still. Kojima drops EVIL with a shoulder block. EVIL rolls himself out of the ring. Kojima goes for the SlingShot Crossbody Block, but EVIL ducks out of the way. EVIL whips Kojima back first to the steel guard rail. EVIL hits Kojima in the gut with the steel chair. EVIL connects with the Conchairto on the outside. Kojima gets back into the ring at the count of fourteen. EVIL with a Bow and Arrow Stomp to the back of Kojima. EVIL lightly kicks Kojima in the head. EVIL drops Kojima with a knife edge chop. EVIL follows that with a senton splash for a two count. EVIL rams his elbow across the forehead of Kojima. EVIL is talking smack to Tenzan.
Kojima kicks EVIL in the gut. Kojima lands a series of Mongolian Chops. Kojima is lighting up EVIL’s chest in the corner. Kojima with a leaping forearm strike in the corner. Kojima heads to the top turnbuckle. Kojima connects with a Diving Elbow Drop for a two count. Kojima fires off more forearm strikes. EVIL with a thrust kick to the midsection of Kojima. EVIL goes for Darkness Falls, but Kojima blocks it. Kojima with a lariat to the shoulder of EVIL. Kojima plants EVIL with the Koji Cutter. Kojima goes for a SlingShot Suplex, but EVIL blocks it. EVIL whips Kojima’s face off the top rope. Kojima repeatedly drives his knees to the midsection of EVIL. Kojima drops EVIL with a DDT on the ring apron.
Kojima rolls EVIL back into the ring. Kojima with a knee strike to EVIL. Kojima places EVIL on the top turnbuckle. Kojima with a Top Rope Koji Cutter for a two count. Kojima goes for the Western Lariat, but EVIL counters with a german suplex. Both men are struggling to get back on their feet. EVIL with a Discus Lariat in the corner. EVIL connects with a Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. EVIL plants Kojima with Darkness Falls for another two count. EVIL goes for the STO, but Kojima blocks it. EVIL lands a stiff lariat has Kojima staggering. Kojima responds with a Inside Out Lariat. Kojima plants EVIL with a Brain Buster for a two count. Kojima follows that with a Lariat to the back of EVIL’s head. EVIL HeadButts Kojima. EVIL connects with the STO to pickup the victory.
Winner: EVIL Gains 2 Points via Pinfall
Tenth Match: (12) Kenny Omega w/The Young Bucks vs. (13) Kazuchika Okada w/Gedo in a B Block Final Match In The G1 Climax Tournament
Omega lands a Big Boot after the bell rings. Okada responds with a uppercut forearm. Okada follows that with a knife edge chop. Okada goes for a Dropkick, but Omega holds on the ropes. Omega misses on the V-Trigger. Okada goes for the Rain Maker, but Omega counters with a Dragon Suplex. Omega goes for the V-Trigger, but Okada ducks out of the way. Omega gets Okada in position for the One Winged Angel, but Okada lands back on his feet. Okada with a Standing Dropkick that sends Omega crashing to the outside. Okada whips Omega back first to the steel guard rail. Okada follows that with a Big Boot that launches Omega into the crowd. Okada with a Leaping Crossbody Block over the steel guard rail. Okada is milking the clock. Okada rolls Omega back into the ring. Okada connects with a Diving Elbow Drop. Okada does the Rain Maker Pose. Okada goes for the Rain Maker, but Omega blocks it. Omega tosses Okada out of the ring. Omega with a SlingShot Pascada to the outside.
Okada is favoring his neck. Omega connects with the Missile Dropkick to the back of Okada’s neck for a two count. Omega is wrenching the neck of Okada. Omega repeatedly drives his elbow to the upper chest region of Okada. Omega rips off Okada’s medical tape. Omega plants Okada with a Running Back Breaker for a two count. Omega kicks Okada in the back. Omega with a chop across the chest of Okada for a two count. Omega applies a rear chin lock. Okada gets back to a vertical base. Okada drops Omega with a Big boot. Okada goes for a senton, but Omega gets his knees up in the air. Omega goes for the PileDriver, but Okada counters with a Back Body Drop. Omega side steps Okada into the turnbuckles. Okada plants Omega with a Pop Up Reverse Neck Breaker.
Okada follows that with a running back elbow strike in the corner. Okada connects with the DDT. Okada can’t nip up. Okada with a running uppercut for a one count. Okada is trying to reverse Omega over, but his neck is giving out. Omega repeatedly chops the back of Okada’s neck. Okada kicks Omega in the gut. Omega responds with a Rolling Senton. Omega goes for a MoonSault, but Okada gets his knees up in the air. Omega with a Head Scissors Takeover to Okada. Omega with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick to the back of Okada’s neck. Okada responds with the Flap Jack. Okada goes for the Tombtone, but Omega lands on the apron. Omega connects with another chop to the neck. Omega goes for a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick, but Okada counters with a Dropkick in mid-air. Omega responds with a Reverse Hurricanrana on the outside. The doctors are attending to Okada in the ringside area. Omega shoves a trainer down. Omega connects with a Snap Dragon Suplex on the ring apron.
Omega plants Okada with the Aoi Shoudou for a two count. Omega shoves red shoes to the corner. Omega lands a series of Clubbing V-Triggers. Okada forearms Omega. Omega responds with a Knife Edge Chop that has Okada staggering. Omega and Okada are trading back and forth shots. Omega slaps the back of Okada’s neck. Omega goes for the V-Trigger, but Okada blocks it. Okada is firing off more forearm strikes. Omega responds with a Standing V-Trigger. Omega goes for the One Winged Angel, but Okada counters with the TombStone. Omega drives Okada back first into the turnbuckles. Okada forearms Omega back to the canvas. Okada with a Flying Basement Dropkick to Omega. Okada follows that with the Shot Gun Dropkick. Okada goes for the Rain Maker, but Omega blocks it. Omega connects with a Leaping V-Trigger. Okada responds with a Dropkick. Okada misses again on the Rain Maker. Omega gets Okada in position for the Reverse Hurricanana, but Okada counters with a German Suplex.
Just as Okada was about to connect with the Rain Maker, Omega lands a Uranage Slam. Okada leapfrogs over Omega. Okada drops Omega with the Rain Maker for a two count. Omega slips out of the TombStone from Okada. Omega rolls Okada over for a two count. Okada lands another Rain Maker. Okada follows that with his third Rain Maker of the match. Okada goes for the Finishing Rain Maker, but Omega counters with two German Suplex’s. Omega connects with the Reverse Hurricanrana for a two count. Omega has Okada in the Electric Chair Position. Omega plants Okada with Croyt’s Wrath. Okada responds with a leaping dropkick. Okada goes for the Rain Maker, but Omega counters with a V-Trigger. Omega lands a Double UnderHook PileDriver for a two count. Omega follows that with the Running V-Trigger. Omega connects with the One Winged Angel to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kenny Omega via Pinfall. Omega Will Be Representing The B Block In The G127 Finals
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