NJPW G1 Climax 29 Results (7/6/19): Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 1
July 6, 2019
American Airlines Center
Dallas, Texas

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Here’s the official reference sheet for the NJPW G1 Climax 29

Block A (Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi, KENTA, Will Ospreay, EVIL, Sanada, Zack Sabre Jr, Bad Luck Fale, and Lance Archer)

Block B (Jon Moxley, Tetsuya Naito, Tomohiro Ishii, Jay White, Juice Robinson, Hirooki Goto, Shingo Takagi, Jeff Cobb, Taichi, and Toru Yano)

First Match: The Guerrillas Of Destiny vs. Roppongi 3K

R3K attacks GOD before the bell rings. R3K with Stereo Dropkicks. R3K follows that with Stereo SomerSault Plancha’s. Sho kicks Tonga in the gut. Sho rolls Tonga back into the ring. R3K are double teaming Tonga. Tonga slides out of the ring. Loa with a Double Clothesline. Tonga runs Yoh into the steel barricade. Loa with a Running PowerSlam. Loa tags in Tonga. Loa uppercuts Sho. Tonga drops Sho with a NeckBreaker. Loa with a Leg Drop. Tonga delivers his combination offense. Tonga dropkicks Sho. GOD are cutting the ring in half.

Tonga bodyslams Sho. Loa with a SlingShot Senton. Sho refuses to do the two sweet hand gesture. Loa tags in Tonga. Loa bodyslams Sho. Tonga with a SlingShot Atomico. Dallas faithful getting behind Sho. Tonga goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sho lands back on his feet. Sho side steps Loa into the blue turnbuckle pad. Sho Spears Tonga. Sho tags in Yoh. Yoh dropkicks Loa. Yoh ducks a clothesline from Tonga. Yoh is throwing forearms at Tonga. Yoh with a Diving Back Elbow Strike. Yoh with a Head and Arm Suplex for a two count. Yoh goes for a SuperKick, but Tonga blocks it.

Tonga with a Belly to Back Suplex. Yoh fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Yoh negates The Gun Stun. Yoh SuperKicks Tonga. R3K with a pair of Stereo Jumping Knee Strikes. Sho hits The BackStabber. Yoh with a Front Dropkick. R3K plays to the crowd. R3K goes for The 3K, but Tonga counters with The Gun Stun. Loa drives Sho back first into the turnbuckle pad. Tonga lands The Stinger Splash. GOD plants Yoh with The Super PowerBomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Guerrillas Of Destiny via Pinfall 

Second Match: Tomohiro Ishii & Shota Umino vs. Jeff Cobb & Ren Narita

Ishii and Cobb will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ishii applies a side headlock. Ishii goes for two shoulder tackles, but Cobb stands still. Quick forearm exchange. Cobb drops down on the canvas. Cobb leapfrogs over Ishii. Cobb dropkicks Ishii. Ishii responds with a shoulder tackle. Ishii is pissed. Narita and Umino are tagged in. Test Of Strength. Narita grapples around Umino. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Narita applies a side headlock. Narita drops Umino with a shoulder tackle. Narita is putting the boots to Umino. Umino reverses out of the irish whip from Narita. Umino with a forearm knockdown. Umino follows that with a basement dropkick. Umino with two european uppercuts. Umino slams Narita’s head on the red turnbuckle pad. Umino tags in Ishii.

Ishii unloads three knife edge chops. Ishii toys around with Narita. Narita with forearm shivers. Ishii puts Narita down with a running shoulder tackle. Narita with a Vertical Suplex. Narita tags in Cobb. Cobb with Two OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Cobb follows that with a Delayed Vertical Suplex. Cobb plays to the crowd. Cobb with a diving back elbow strike. Cobb with a Spinning Saito Suplex for a two count. Cobb with a waist lock go-behind. Cobb and Ishii are trading back and forth shots. Ishii ducks a clothesline from Cobb. Ishii with a German Suplex. Ishii tags in Umino.

Umino delivers a Missile Dropkick. Umino knocks Narita off the ring apron. Umino with a running elbow strike. Umino goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Cobb blocks it. Umino with forearm shivers. Umino finally delivers The Vertical Suplex for a two count. Umino applies a waist lock. Cobb decks Umino with a back elbow smash. Ishii blocks a SuperKick from Cobb. Narita blasts Ishii with a ShotGun Dropkick. Narita with a High Angle Belly to Belly Suplex. Cobb with a Standing MoonSault. Cobb plants Umino with The Tour Of The Islands to pickup the victory. After the match, Ishii and Cobb starts brawling.

Winner: Jeff Cobb & Ren Narita via Pinfall 

Third Match: Hirooki Goto & Yoshi Hashi vs. Jay White & Chase Owens w/Gedo

Goto and White will start things off. Never mind, White tags in Owens. Owens knocks Hashi off the ring apron. Bullet Club are double teaming Goto. Goto fires back with forearm shivers. Goto drops Owens with a forearm smash. Goto is distracted by Gedo. Owens with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Owens rolls Goto back into the ring. Owens kicks Goto in the back of the head. Goto with a Discus Lariat. Goto tags in Hashi. Hashi delivers his combination offense. Owens reverses out of the irish whip from Hashi. Hashi blasts Owens with a knife edge chop. Hashi lays Owens flat on the top rope. Hashi dropkicks the back of Owens for a one count. Hashi kicks Owens in the chest. White tugs on Hashi’s hair. Hashi is pissed.

Owens uses the top rope as a weapon. White with a knife edge chop. White repeatedly drives Hashi back first into the edge of the ring frame. Owens with the cover for a two count. Owens with a closed fist punch. Owens drives his knee into the midsection of Hashi. Owens goes for The X-Plex, but Hashi counters with a NeckBreaker. Owens tags in White. White spits at Goto. Hashi ducks a clothesline from White. Hashi hits The Head Hunter. Hashi tags in Goto. Goto drops White with a shoulder tackle. Goto with a Hip Toss. Goto is throwing forearms at White. Goto sends White across the ring. White kicks Goto in the jaw. Goto with a corner clothesline. Goto follows that with a Saito Suplex. Goto with a single leg takedown. Goto applies a single leg crab. Goto has no time for White’s games. Goto dumps Owens out of the ring.

Goto reverses out of the irish whip from White. White fights out of the fireman’s carry position. White with a Snap Saito Suplex. White tags in Owens. Owens with two forearm smashes. Goto wants more punishment. Owens delivers his combination offense. Owens tells Goto to suck it. Owens with a High Knee Strike. Owens connects with Jewel Heist for a two count. Owens with a sliding dropkick to Hashi. White with a Twisting Brain Buster. Owens follows that with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. White and Hashi are brawling on the floor. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Goto blocks it. Goto with a Discus Elbow Smash. Hashi clotheslines Owens. Goto clotheslines White over the top rope. Goto hits The Ushigoroshi. Goto delivers a Mid-Kick. Goto plants Owens with The GTR to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hirooki Goto & Yoshi Hashi via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi vs. Juice Robinson, Toru Yano and Jushin Thunder Liger in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Bushi and Liger will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Liger backs Bushi into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Liger pats Bushi in the chest. Bushi rakes the eyes of Liger. Bushi kicks Liger in the gut. Bushi with clubbing blows to Liger’s back. Liger with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Liger locks in The Romero Special. Takagi breaks the submission hold. Takagi is choking Liger with his boot. LIJ clears the ring. Bushi drop toe holds Liger into a Sliding Dropkick from Naito. Pier six brawl ensues on the outside. Bushi goes after Liger’s mask. Bushi tags in Naito. Naito applies a sleeper hold. Naito transitions into a headscissors arm lock. Naito tags in Bushi. LIJ are putting the boots to Liger. Bushi tags in Takagi. Liger unloads three knife edge chops. Takagi answers with a forearm smash. Liger kicks Takagi in the jaw. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Liger hits The Shotei. Liger tags in Robinson.

Robinson knocks LIJ off the ring apron. Robinson is fired up. Corner Clothesline Exchange. Robinson shoves Takagi. That leads us to a forearm exchange. Takagi with a back elbow smash. Robinson drops Takagi with a Leg Lariat. Robinson goes for The Juice Box, but Takagi lands back on his feet. Robinson avoids The Sliding Lariat. Robinson with a Full Nelson Bomb for a two count. Robinson plays to the crowd. Juice Jabs. Takagi negates The Left Hand Of God. Double Lariat Exchange. Robinson nails Takagi with The Left Hand Of God. Robinson goes for Pulp Friction, but Takagi counters with Noshigami. Naito and Yano are tagged in. Naito block a boot from Yano. Naito delivers his combination offense.

Yano is trying to play mind games with Naito. Yano starts ripping off larry the turnbuckle pad. Naito with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Naito follows that with The Combination Cabron. Naito repeatedly stomps on Yano’s chest. Yano rolls Naito over for a two count. Naito drops Yano with a NeckBreaker. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi delivers a Missile Dropkick. Takagi blasts Liger off the apron. Bushi with a Corner Meteora. Stereo Basement Dropkicks for a two count. Takagi runs Robinson into the ringside barricade. Yano delivers a low blow. Yano rolls Bushi over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Juice Robinson, Toru Yano, and Jushin Thunder Liger via Pinfall 

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Fifth Match: (0) Will Ospreay vs. (0) Lance Archer in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Ospreay drops Archer with a Standing Spanish Fly. Ospreay follows that with a Corkscrew MoonSault to the floor. Ospreay with a SpringBoard 450 Splash for a two count. Ospreay kicks Archer in the gut. Ospreay unloads two knife edge chops. Ospreay with forearm shivers. Archer drops Ospreay with a forearm smash. Ospreay sends Archer to the ring apron. Forearm Exchange. Ospreay with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ospreay with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Archer catches Ospreay in mid-air. Archer ChokeSlams Ospreay through the table in press row. Archer is fired up. Archer drops Ospreay with a shoulder tackle. Archer poses for the crowd. Archer tugs on Ospreay hair. Archer slaps Ospreay in the chest. Archer with a short-arm clothesline. Archer punches Opsreay. Archer scales the ropes. Archer delivers Old School. Archer applies an arm-bar. Archer is in complete control of the match.

Archer with Three Running Elbow Smashes. Ospreay is throwing haymakers at Archer. Archer is not budging. Ospreay kicks Archer in the face. Archer responds with a big haymaker. Ospreay with a HandSpring Enzuigiri. Ospreay with a High Head Kick. Ospreay hits The 619. Ospreay follows that with Pip Pip Cheerio for a two count. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Archer blocks it. Ospreay with a Tiger Wall Kick. Ospreay with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ospreay dives over Archer. Archer delivers The Pounce. Archer with a BuckleBomb. Archer PowerBombs Ospreay. Archer kicks Ospreay out of the ring. Archer PowerBombs Ospreay on the ring apron. Archer drags Ospreay up the ramp. Archer goes for a PowerBomb, but Ospreay counters with Code Red. Ospreay with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Ospreay lands The Shooting Star Press for a two count. Ospreay delivers The Robinson Special. Ospreay connects with The OsCutter for a two count.

Ospreay is shocked. Archer goes for The BlackOut, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay ascends to the top turnbuckle. Archer with a straight right hand. Archer hits The Muscle Buster for a two count. Archer connects with The BlackOut for a two count. Archer applies The Iron Claw. Ospreay heads to the bottom rope to force the break. Archer and Ospreay are trading back and forth shot. Archer goes for an Avalanche ChokeSlam, but Ospreay counters with an Avalanche Spanish Fly for a two count. Ospreay with rapid fire head kicks. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Archer lands back on his feet. Ospreay with Two Hook Kicks. Both men are in a very precarious position. Archer with a Jumping Knee Strike. Archer with an Avalanche BlackOut. Archer goes back to The Iron Claw to pickup the victory.

Winner: Lance Archer via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: (0) EVIL vs. (0) Bad Luck Fale in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

EVIL dumps Fale out of the ring. EVIL with a running clothesline. EVIL goes for a Bodyslam, but Fale blocks it. Fale tries to intimidate the referee. Fale punches EVIL in the gut. Fale slams EVIL’s head on the ring apron. Fale kicks EVIL in the back. EVIL gets back in the ring at the count of eighteen. Fale stomps on EVIL’s chest. EVIL is throwing haymakers at Fale. Fale slams EVIL’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Fale with forearm shots across the back of EVIL. Fale delivers The Tongan Massage. Fale is mauling EVIL in the corner. Fale with the cover for a two count. EVIL with a forearm/chop combination. EVIL goes for the irish whip, but Fale blocks it. EVIL side steps Fale into the turnbuckle pad. EVIL bodyslams Fale.

EVIL clotheslines Fale over the top rope. EVIL grabs two steel chairs. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Fale. EVIL wraps a chair around Fale’s neck. EVIL sends Fale neck first across the steel ring post. EVIL rolls Fale back into the ring. EVIL plays to the crowd. EVIL with a Running Senton for a two count. EVIL tells Fale to get up. EVIL with Two Running Lariats. Fale drops EVIL with a shoulder tackle. Fale levels EVIL with a Body Avalanche. Fale follows that with a Running Splash for a two count. EVIL argues with the referee. EVIL kicks the chair into Fale’s face.

EVIL with a Running Lariat. Fale negates Everything Is EVIL. EVIL HeadButts Fale. EVIL goes for a Discus Lariat, but Fale counters with The Grenade. Fale goes for The Bad Luck Fall, but EVIL lands back on his feet. EVIL throw the left leg of Fale at the referee. EVIL with a Desperation Lariat. EVIL drives the chair into the midsection of Fale. Fale blocks The Conchairto. Fale low blows EVIL. Fale wraps a chair around EVIL’s neck. Fale lands The Conchairto. Fale plants EVIL with The Bad Luck Fall to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bad Luck Fale via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (0) Sanada vs. (0) Zack Sabre Jr in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Sabre slips out of the collar and elbow tie up. Test Of Strength. Sabre applies a side headlock. Sabre transitions into the cravate. Sanada grabs the left shoulder of Sabre. Sabre with a wrist lock takedown. Sabre works on his joint manipulation game. Sanada grapples around Sabre. Sabre with a toe and ankle hold. Counter Exchange leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Sabre taunts Sanada. Sabre tells Sanada to bring it. Sabre applies the kimura lock. Sabre brings Sanada into the turnbuckle pad. The referee calls for a clean break. Sabre crawls under Sanada. Rollup Exchange. Sabre negates The Paradise Lock. Sanada rolls Sabre over for a two count. Sabre kicks the bottom rope. Sanada is regaining his composure on the outside. Sabre flexes his muscles. Sanada calls for the test of strength. Sabre applies a straight jacket hold. Sanada reverses the hold. Heavy emphasis on chain wrestling. Who’s the better grappler?

Following a snap mare takeover, Sanada applies a wrist lock. Sabre kicks Sanada in the gut. Sanada avoids The PK. Sanada with a side headlock takeover. Sabre answers with the headscissors escape. Sanada dropkicks Sabre. Sabre heads to the outside. Sabre gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Sabre gives the middle finger to the Dallas Crowd. Sanada with a single leg takedown. Sabre negates The Paradise Lock. Sabre applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Sanada puts his foot on the bottom rope to create separation. Sabre kicks the left shoulder of Sanada. Sanada is riving in pain on the floor. Following a snap mare takeover, Sabre kicks Sanada in the back. Sabre toys around with Sanada. Sanada is pissed. Sanada with two open hand chops. Sabre uppercuts Sanada. Sabre locks in The Cobra Twist.

Sanada with a Hip Toss. Sanada with a double leapfrog. Sanada dropkicks Sabre. Sabre avoids The Pescado. Sanada dodges The Wrist Kick. Sanada gets Sabre trapped in The Paradise Lock. Sanada with a Sliding Dropkick. Sanada follows that with The Pescado. Sanada rolls Sabre back into the ring. Sabre applies a side headlock. Sanada with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Sanada with a straight right hand. Sabre reverses out of the irish whip from Sanada. Sanada dives over Sabre. Sanada goes for The TKO, but Sabre counters with The Octopus Stretch. Sabre transitions into a Sitting Arm-Bar. Sanada finally reaches the bottom rope. Uppercut Exchange. Sanada locks in Skull End. Sanada with a forearm smash. Sabre drops Sanada with a Tornado DDT.

Sabre gets Sanada in Skull End. Sanada goes for The TKO, but Sabre counters with The Guillotine Choke. Sanada breaks free with a Draping Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Sanada hits The TKO for a two count. Sabre avoids The MoonSault. Sabre decks Sanada with a back elbow smash. Sanada rolls Sabre over for a two count. Sabre drops Sanada with The PK. Sabre goes for The Zack Driver, but Sanada counters with The Swinging Skull End. Sanada goes for a MoonSault, but Sabre counters with The Triangle Choke. Sabre delivers a wrist kick. Sanada answers with a back elbow smash. Sanada floats over into Skull End. Sabre connects with The European Clutch for a two count. Sanada with the jack knife cover to pickup the victory.

Winner: Sanada via Pinfall 

Eight Match: (0) Kota Ibushi vs. (0) Kenta in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ibushi backs Kenta into the ropes. Kenta turns Ibushi over. The referee calls for a clean break. Ibushi ducks a clothesline from Kenta. Kenta avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Kenta kicks the left hamstring of Ibushi. Kick Boxing Display in the center of the ring. Kenta with a waist lock go-behind. Kenta transitions into a front face lock. Kenta backs Ibushi into the ropes. Kenta sucker punches Ibushi. Ibushi is not happy. Ibushi drops Kenta with a palm strike. Ibushi is putting the boots to Kenta. Ibushi with a forearm smash. Ibushi kicks the left shoulder of Kenta. Ibushi sends Kenta across the ring. Kenta with Two Mid-Kicks. Kenta follows that with a Diving Knee Drop. Ibushi leans into more mid-kicks from Kenta. Kenta with the cover for a two count.

Kenta applies a rear chin lock. Ibushi gets back to a vertical base. Kenta drops Ibushi with a running knee lift. Kenta brutally kicks Ibushi in the face. Kenta with two knee drops. Kenta follows that with a back heel kick. Forearm Exchange. Kenta drops Ibushi with The Mid-Kick. Kenta with the cover for a one count. Kenta toys around with Ibushi. Kenta uppercuts Ibushi. Kenta hammers down on the back of Ibushi’s neck. Following a snap mare takeover, Kenta kicks Ibushi in the back for a two count. Kenta applies a rear chin lock. Kenta drives his knee into the midsection of Ibushi. Ibushi dropkicks Kenta. Kenta reverses out of the irish whip from Ibushi. Ibushi PowerSlams Kenta. Ibushi follows that with a MoonSault.

Standing Switch Exchange. Kenta nails Ibushi with a leg lariat. Kenta with two clotheslines. Kenta with a Vertical Suplex. Kenta with a Flying Clothesline for a two count. Kenta goes for a Tornado DDT, but Ibushi blocks it. Ibushi slaps Kenta in the chest. Ibushi knocks Kenta off the top turnbuckle. Ibushi goes for a DeadLift German Suplex, but Kenta blocks it. Ibushi drills Kenta with a Back Flip Kick. Ibushi goes for The Pescado, but Kenta counters with a Big Boot. Kenta has Ibushi draped across the barricade. Kenta with a Flying Double Foot Stomp off the ring apron.

Ibushi gets back in the ring at the count of twelve. Kenta with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Kenta follows that with a Shibata Dropkick. Kenta lands The Coupe De Grace for a two count. Kenta goes for The GTS, but Ibushi lands back on his feet. Ibushi with a Massive Lariat. Ibushi hits The Last Ride for a two count. Kenta negates The Kamigoye. Ibushi with a Crucifix Rollup for a two count. Kenta answers with a Jumping Knee Strike. Kenta and Ibushi are trading back and forth shots. Spinning Heel Kick Exchange. Kenta with clubbing head kicks. Kenta plants Ibushi with The GTS to pickup the victory.

Winner: KENTA via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (0) Kazuchika Okada vs. (0) Hiroshi Tanahashi in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Okada backs Tanahashi into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Okada pats Tanahashi in the chest. Forearm Exchange. Okada drops Tanahashi with a Big Boot. Tanahashi with two forearm smashes. Okada goes for a dropkick, but Tanahashi holds onto the ropes. Tanahashi negates The Rain Maker. Tanahashi goes for a Dragon Suplex, but Okada blocks it. Tanahashi with a headscissors takeover. Okada with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Tanahashi bodyslams Okada. Tanahashi follows that with a Senton Splash. Tanahashi plays to the crowd. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from Tanahashi. Tanahashi decks Okada with a back elbow smash. Okada with a standing dropkick that sends Tanahashi tumbling to the floor. Okada with a Snap DDT. Okada dropkicks the back of Tanahashi’s head. Okada goes for a disrespectful cover, but Red Shoes ignores it.

Okada drives Tanahashi back first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Okada with three elbow strikes. Okada blocks a boot from Tanahashi. Okada drops Tanahashi with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Okada with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Okada applies a rear chin lock. Tanahashi gets back to a vertical base. Tanahashi with shots to the midsection of Okada. Okada goes for another Dragon Screw Leg Whip, but Tanahashi counters with forearm shivers. Tanahashi with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi is throwing forearms at Okada. Tanahashi with a diving forearm knockdown. Tanahashi is fired up. Tanahashi with a corner dropkick. Tanahashi bodyslams Okada. Tanahashi follows that with a SomerSault Senton for a two count. Okada with a diving back elbow strike. Okada delivers another DDT for a two count.

Okada goes for a Reverse NeckBreaker, but Tanahashi lands back on his feet. Tanahashi uppercuts Okada. Okada launches Tanahashi to the ring apron. Tanahashi with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip on the middle rope. Okada responds with a FlapJack. Tanahashi ducks a clothesline from Okada. Okada uppercuts Tanahashi. Tanahashi dropkicks the left knee of Okada. Okada with a Discus Forearm Smash. Okada hits The Reverse NeckBreaker for a two count. Okada bodyslams Tanahashi. Okada follows that with a Diving Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. Tanahashi rolls Okada over for a two count. Tanahashi with an Inverted Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi locks in The Texas CloverLeaf. Okada crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Tanahashi delivers a second inverted dragon screw leg whip. High Fly Flow to the outside. Tanahashi rolls Okada back into the ring.

Tanahashi fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Tanahashi hits Twist and Shout. Okada with a ShotGun Dropkick. Tanahashi responds with The SlingBlade. Okada dropkicks Tanahashi. Okada hits The TombStone PileDriver. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Tanahashi counters with The SlingBlade. Tanahashi ascends to the top turnbuckle. Tanahashi goes for The High Fly Flow, but Okada gets his knees up in the air. Tanahashi negates The TombStone PileDriver. Tanahashi delivers his combination offense. Okada drops Tanahashi with The Rain Maker. Okada maintains wrist control. Okada delivers another Rain Maker. Tanahashi with an inside cradle for a two count. Tanahashi with a Bridging Dragon Suplex for a two count. Okada avoids The SlingBlade. A flurry of counters. Tanahashi with two brutal palm strikes. Tanahashi goes for The SlingBlade, but Okada counters with The Spinning TombStone PileDriver. Okada connects with The Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez