NJPW G1 Climax 29 Results (7/20/19): Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay

NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 7
July 20, 2019
Korakuen Hall
Tokyo, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Night 1

Night 2

Night 3 

Night 4 

Night 5 

Night 6 

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)

Updated Scoreboard

A Block 

– Kazuchika Okada 6 Points

– KENTA 6 Points

– EVIL 4 Points

– Lance Archer 4 Points

– Bad Luck Fale 2 Points

– Will Ospreay 2 Points

– Sanada 2 Points

– Kota Ibushi 2 Points

– Hiroshi Tanahashi 2 Points

– Zack Sabre Jr 0 Points

B Block 

– Jon Moxley 6 Points

– Tomohiro Ishii 4 Points

– Juice Robinson 4 Points

– Shingo Takagi 4 Points

– Toru Yano 4 Points

– Tetsuya Naito 2 Points

– Hirooki Goto 2 Points

– Jeff Cobb 2 Points

– Taichi 2 Points

– Jay White 0 Points

First Match: Jon Moxley & Shota Umino vs. Juice Robinson & Yota Tsuji

Tsuji shoves Umino before the bell rings. A pair of young lions are sent flying to the floor. Robinson gets in Moxley’s face. Forearm Exchange. Robinson with a knife edge chop. Moxley responds with a running knee lift. Following a snap mare takeover, Moxley kicks Robinson in the back. Moxley unloads three knife edge chops. Moxley with a chop/forearm combination. Robinson with rapid fire haymakers. Robinson tells the referee to shut the fuck up. Moxley repeatedly stomps on Robinson’s chest. Robinson reverses out of the irish whip from Moxley. Moxley with an Inside Out Lariat. Robinson avoids The Regal Knee. Robinson drops Moxley with a Leg Lariat. Moxley negates Pulp Friction. Robinson kicks Moxley in the face. Robinson goes for Pulp Friction, but Moxley blocks it.

Robinson and Moxley are trading back and forth shots. Robinson drives Moxley back first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Umino and Tsuji are tagged in. Moxley tackles Robinson. Moxley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Moxley and Robinson continues to brawl on the outside. Tsuji dropkicks Umino. Moxley runs Robinson into the steel barricade. Tsuji with forearm shivers. Tsuji sends Umino across the ring. Tsuji with a Diving Forearm Smash. Tsuji PowerSlams Umino for a two count. Tsuji locks in The Boston Crab. Moxley floors Tsuji with The Regal Knee. Moxley and Umino connects with The Hart Attack. Umino makes Tsuji tap out to The Boston Crab.

Winner: Jon Moxley & Shota Umino via Submission 

Second Match: Hirooki Goto, Toru Yano, and Yuya Uemura vs. Taichi, Minoru Suzuki, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Suzuki Gun attacks Chaos before the bell rings. Taichi repeatedly stomps on Goto’s chest. Taichi is choking Goto with his boot. Forearm/Leg Kick Exchange. Goto blocks The Mid-Kick from Taichi. Goto hammers down on the left knee of Taichi. Taichi with a Spinning Back Kick. Taichi dumps Goto out of the ring. Anarchy inside Korakuen Hall. Kanemaru slams Yano’s head on a row of chairs. Suzuki delivers multiple chair shots. Goto gets back in the ring at the count of eighteen. Taichi wraps a t-shirt around Goto’s neck. Taichi brings Goto to the corner. Taichi tags in Suzuki. Suzuki Gun has complete control of the match. Following a snap mare takeover, Suzuki applies a rear chin lock. Uemura starts kicking Suzuki in the face. Uemura with forearm shivers. Uemura tells Suzuki to bring it.

Suzuki with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Taichi runs Uemura into the ringside barricade. Suzuki tags in Taichi. Taichi abuses the referee’s five count. Taichi toys around with Goto. Goto is pissed. Taichi rakes the eyes of Goto. Taichi with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Taichi rips off his pants. Taichi goes for The SuperKick, but Goto ducks out of the way. Goto with a waist lock go-behind. Taichi with three sharp elbow strikes. Goto goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Taichi lands back on his feet. Goto with a forearm smash. Goto follows that with a discus lariat. Yano and Suzuki are tagged in. Yano removes Samantha the turnbuckle pad. Yano is trying to play mind games with Suzuki. Yano plays to the crowd. Suzuki slaps Yano in the face. Yano avoids the exposed steel in the corner. Following a snap mare takeover, Suzuki hits The PK for a two count. Forearm Exchange. Yano with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Suzuki applies a front face lock. Kanemaru tags himself in.

Yano reverses out of the irish whip from Kanemaru. Yano kicks Kanemaru in the gut. Kanemaru whips Yano into the exposed steel. Yano pulls Kanemaru down to the mat. Yano tags in Uemura. Kanemaru reverses out of the irish whip from Uemura. Uemura with a forearm knockdown. Uemura knocks Suzuki off the ring apron. Uemura with a running elbow smash. Uemura drops Kanemaru with a shoulder tackle. Uemura is fired up. Goto with a corner clothesline. Uemura follows that with a corner dropkick. Uemura with a Double UnderHook Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Yano deposits Suzuki to the floor. Uemura goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Kanemaru blocks it. Uemura with an inside cradle for a two count. Uemura with a backslide cover for a two count. Uemura with a forearm smash. Kanemaru responds with a lariat for a two count. Kanemaru plants Uemura with Deep Impact to pickup the victory.

Winner: Taichi, Minoru Suzuki, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru via Pinfall 

Third Match: Jeff Cobb, Tomoaki Honma, and Toa Henare vs. Jay White, Chase Owens, and Yujiro Takahashi w/Gedo in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Honma and Takahashi will start things off. Takahashi kicks Honma in the gut. Takahashi paint brushes Honma. Forearm Exchange. Takahashi with a boot to the midsection of Honma. Takahashi repeatedly slaps Honma in the face. Honma answers with a palm strike. Honma drops Takahashi with a shoulder tackle. Honma stomps on Takahashi’s back. Honma bodyslams Takahashi. Honma plays to the crowd. Honma goes for The Kokeshi HeadButt, but Takahashi ducks out of the way. Bullet Club clears the ring. Takahashi slams Honma’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Takahashi with forearm shivers. White wraps a cable chord around Cobb’s neck. Takahashi toys around with Honma. Takahashi tags in Owens. Owens repeatedly stomps on Honma’s chest. Owens is choking Honma with his boot. Owens hammers down on the back of Honma’s neck. Owens with a knee drop. Owens has his leg draped across the throat of Honma. Owens tags in White. White stomps on Honma’s chest. White applies the single leg crab. Honma crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.

White tags in Takahashi. Following a snap mare takeover, Takahashi delivers a low angle dropkick for a two count. Takahashi is mauling Honma in the corner. Takahashi sends Honma across the ring. Takahashi goes for The Helluva Kick, but Honma blocks it. Takahashi dumps Honma face first on the canvas. Honma avoids The Sliding Boot. Honma with an elbow knockdown. Honma finally hits The Kokeshi HeadButt. Takahashi tags in White. White stops Honma in his tracks. Honma creates distance with The Diving Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma tags in Cobb. White with a forearm smash. Cobb goes for a German Suplex, but White blocks it. Cobb with a chop/forearm combination. White kicks Cobb in the jaw. Cobb hits The Samoan Drop. Cobb with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Cobb knocks Takahashi off the ring apron. Cobb negates The Tour Of The Islands. White kicks Cobb in the face. Cobb goes for a Vertical Suplex, but White lands back on his feet.

White rakes the eyes of Cobb. White is lighting up Cobb’s chest. Cobb goes for an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex, but White blocks it. Cobb with a massive forearm smash. White desperately clings onto the top rope. Cobb with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex to Takahashi. White side steps The Diving Back Elbow Smash. White drops Cobb with a DDT. White tags in Owens. Owens cheap shots Henare. Owens repeatedly stomps on Cobb’s back. Cobb shoves Owens into Takahashi. Cobb with a Double Belly to Back Suplex. Cobb tags in Henare. Henare with two forearm smashes. Henare chops Owens in the chest. Henare with a corner clothesline. Henare goes for The Samoan Drop, but Owens lands back on his feet. Owens with a forearm shot across the back of Henare’s neck. Owens with a blistering chop.

Henare ducks two clotheslines from Owens. Henare with a Flying Shoulder Tackle. Henare with a running clothesline. Henare follows that with Rampage for a two count. Honma dumps Takahashi out of the ring. Henare goes for The TOA Bottom, but White gets in the way. White is loading up The Blade Runner. Cobb goes for The Tour Of The Islands, but White lands back on his feet. White sends Cobb tumbling to the floor. Cobb pulls White out of the ring. Cobb throws White into the steel barricade. Owens with The Final Cut for a two count. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Henare blocks it. Owens with a Spinning Back Elbow Smash. Henare delivers his combination offense. Owens drills Henare with The V-Trigger. Owens plants Henare with The Package PileDriver to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jay White, Chase Owens, and Yujiro Takahashi via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Tomohiro Ishii, Yoshi Hashi, and Ren Narita vs. Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Hashi and Takagi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Takagi applies a side headlock. Takagi goes for a shoulder tackle, but Hashi stands still. Hashi tells Takagi to bring it. Forearm Exchange. Takagi kicks Hashi in the gut. Takagi with a running knee lift. Hashi side steps The Pumping Bomber. Hashi hits The Head Hunter. Hashi has Takagi draped across the top rope. Naito trips Hashi from the outside. Bushi with a low angle dropkick. Bushi drop toe holds Ishii into a sliding dropkick from Naito. Naito kicks Ishii out of the ring. Naito is throwing forearms at Ishii. Naito drives Ishii face first into the steel ring post. Naito slams Ishii’s head on the ring apron. Takagi with an arm-ringer. Takagi tags in Bushi. Bushi wraps his shirt around Hashi’s neck. Naito drops Narita with a NeckBreaker. Bushi kicks the left shoulder of Hashi. Bushi tags in Takagi. Takagi repeatedly kicks Hashi in the face. Takagi blocks a boot from Hashi. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Collision in the center of the ring.

Hashi with a knife edge chop. Takagi answers with a running elbow smash. Hashi creates distance with a running lariat. Ishii and Naito are tagged in. Naito ducks a clothesline from Ishii. Naito kicks Ishii in the jaw. Ishii goes for a PowerSlam, but Naito lands back on his feet. Naito with a waist lock go-behind. Ishii goes for The Vertical Drop Brain Buster, but Naito lands back on his feet. Ishii applies a waist lock. Naito with three sharp elbow strikes. Ishii PowerSlams Naito. Ishii toys around with Naito. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito kicks Ishii in the gut. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito punches Ishii in the back. Ishii is pissed. Naito sends Ishii across the ring. Stalemate in the center of the ring. Naito with a NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito dropkicks the back of Ishii’s head. Naito lightly kicks Ishii in the face. Ishii brings Naito to the corner.

Ishii is lighting up Naito’s chest. Naito spits at Ishii. Ishii answers back with his chop/forearm combination. Naito with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Naito dropkicks the left knee of Ishii. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi goes for a Fisherman’s NeckBreaker, but Ishii counters with a Vertical Suplex. Ishii tags in Narita. Narita with a forearm knockdown. Narita knocks Takagi off the apron. Bushi with forearm shivers. Narita with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Narita follows that with The Rolling CloverLeaf. Bushi crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Naito attacks Narita from behind. Takagi drops Ishii with a shoulder tackle. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Bushi flips Narita into The Sliding Dropkick from Naito for a two count. Bushi connects with The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Bushi plants Narita with The MX to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: (0) Zack Sabre Jr vs. (2) Bad Luck Fale w/Chase Owens and Jado in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Sabre applies a guillotine choke. Sabre transitions into a sleeper hold. Fale dumps Sabre back first on the canvas. Sabre ducks two clothesline from Fale. Sabre goes for a rolling knee bar, but Fale stands still. Fale walks towards the top rope to force the break. Sabre ignores the referee’s five count. Sabre avoids a foot stomp from Fale. Sabre hyperextends the left shoulder of Fale. Fale whips Sabre into the red turnbuckle pad. Fale levels Sabre with a Body Avalanche. Fale goes for an elbow drop, but Sabre counters with the cross-arm-breaker. Sabre transitions into a Triangle Choke. Fale drops Sabre with a shoulder tackle. Fale goes for The Bad Luck Fall, but Sabre counters with a sleeper hold.

Sabre locks in The Flying Octopus. Jado drills Sabre with the kendo stick behind the referee’s back. Owens puts his foot on the back of Sabre’s neck. Fale kicks Sabre in the chest. Fale propels Sabre into the steel barricade. Fale and Sabre are brawling in the crowd. The action spills towards the bleachers. Fale goes for The Bad Luck Fall, but Sabre lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Fale inadvertently runs into Owens. Fale goes for The Grenade, but Sabre counters with The Hanging Arm-Bar. Sabre is trying to wear down Fale. Sabre avoids the referee’s twenty count to pickup the victory.

Winner: Zack Sabre Jr via Count-Out 

Sixth Match: (2) Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. (4) Lance Archer in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Tanahashi repeatedly dropkicks the left knee of Archer before the bell rings. Tanahashi chop blocks Archer. Tanahashi with a SlingShot Pescado. Archer shoves Tanahashi. Tanahashi whips Archer into the steel barricade. Archer ChokeSlams Tanahashi on the ring apron. Tanahashi grabs the right ankle of Archer. Archer with a Running Cannonball Strike off the apron. Archer runs Tanahashi into the edge of the ring frame. Archer slaps Tanahashi in the chest. Archer rolls Tanahashi back into the ring. Archer is choking Tanahashi with his right knee. Archer argues with the referee. Tanahashi’s open hand chops are having zero effect on Archer. Archer hits The Black Hole Slam for a two count. Archer is displaying his frustration. Archer mocks Tanahashi. Archer with a short-arm clothesline for a two count. Archer pulls Tanahashi down to the mat. Archer talks smack to Tanahashi. Tanahashi slips out of The Texas CloverLeaf. Tanahashi blocks a boot from Archer. Tanahashi with a waist lock go-behind. Archer with three running elbow smashes. Tanahashi hits The SlingBlade.

Tanahashi with Two Inverted Dragon Screw Leg Whips. Tanahashi nails Archer with a palm strike. Archer responds with The Derailer. Archer puts Tanahashi on the top turnbuckle. Tanahashi is throwing forearms at Archer. Archer sends Tanahashi crashing into the canvas. Archer with a straight right hand. Archer scales the ropes. Archer goes for Old School, but Tanahashi counters with Twist and Shout. Tanahashi drops Archer with The SlingBlade for a two count. Archer catches Tanahashi in mid-air. Archer ChokeSlams Tanahashi for a two count. Archer with a Twisting Splash for a two count. Archer is trying to silence the Korakuen Crowd. Tanahashi negates The EBD Claw. Archer backs Tanahashi into the ropes. Archer has Tanahashi perched on the top turnbuckle. Archer goes for The Blackout, but Tanahashi counters with The Victory Roll to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiroshi Tanahashi via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (6) KENTA vs. (4) EVIL in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

EVIL kicks Kenta in the gut. EVIL applies a side headlock. Kenta with shots to the midsection of EVIL. EVIL drops Kenta with a shoulder tackle. Kenta kicks EVIL in the face. Kenta with a Big Boot. EVIL pops back on his feet. EVIL backs Kenta into the ropes. Kenta turns EVIL over. The referee calls for a clean break. Kenta wants to rock some of EVIL’s black makeup. Kenta kicks EVIL in the gut. Following a snap mare takeover, Kenta kicks EVIL in the back. Kenta with a back heel kick. Kenta unloads Two Mid-Kicks. EVIL throws the right leg of Kenta at Red Shoes. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Kenta. EVIL dumps Kenta out of the ring. EVIL tosses Kenta around the ringside area. EVIL wraps a chair around Kenta’s neck. EVIL delivers a tape measure shot. EVIL and Kenta are brawling in the crowd.

The action spills to the backstage area. EVIL drags Kenta into the bleachers. EVIL goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Kenta blocks it. Quick stalemate. Kenta with a Vertical Suplex into a stack of chairs. Kenta rolls EVIL back into the ring. Kenta with a Flying Clothesline for a two count. Kenta unloads clubbing mid-kicks in the corner. Kenta rams his boot across EVIL’s face. EVIL with a running corner clothesline. Kenta answers with The Helluva Kick. EVIL with a Misdirection Lariat. EVIL hits The Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. EVIL is giving Kenta a taste of his own medicine. EVIL with a palm strike. Kenta PowerSlams EVIL. Kenta with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Kenta follows that with a Flying Boot. Kenta delivers The Shibata Dropkick.

Kenta lands The Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. EVIL negates The GTS. EVIL goes for Everything Is EVIL, but Kenta counters with a sleeper hold. EVIL with a German Suplex. Forearm Exchange. EVIL blocks two lariats from Kenta. EVIL HeadButts Kenta. EVIL hits Darkness Falls for a two count. Rollup Exchange. EVIL nails Kenta with a Thunderous Lariat for a two count. EVIL tells Kenta to get up. Kenta ducks a clothesline from EVIL. Kenta drills EVIL with Two Psycho Knee Strikes for a two count. Kenta goes for The PK, but EVIL blocks it. Kenta with forearm shivers. EVIL goes for a High HeadButt, but Kenta counters with a Jumping Knee Strike. Kenta connects The PK. Kenta plants EVIL with The GTS to pickup the victory.

Winner: KENTA via Pinfall 

Eight Match: (2) Kota Ibushi vs. (2) Sanada in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Ibushi applies a wrist lock. Sanada reverses the hold. Ibushi with a single leg takedown. Ibushi wraps his legs around the left ankle of Sanada. Ibushi figure fours the legs of Sanada. Ibushi applies a side headlock. Ibushi transitions into the cravate. Ibushi goes for the cravate takeover, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada drops down on the canvas. Ibushi leapfrogs over Sanada. Sanada ducks a clothesline from Ibushi. Leg Sweep/Side HeadLock TakeOver Exchange. Sanada avoids The Buzzsaw Kick. Ibushi dodges the spinning heel kick. Sanada jump the gun with the double dropkick. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Ibushi is chilling in the corner. Dueling chants from the korakuen crowd.

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ibushi backs Sanada into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Ibushi blocks a boot from Sanada. Ibushi goes for The Paradise Lock, but Sanada blocks it. Sanada sends Ibushi tumbling to the floor. Sanada shows off his athleticism. Ibushi with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Ibushi applies a rear chin lock. Sanada gets back to a vertical base. Ibushi kicks Sanada in the back. Ibushi tells Sanada to bring it. Sanada oblies with three open hand chops. Ibushi nails Sanada with The Mid-Kick. Ibushi goes for a Standing MoonSault, but Sanada gets his knees up in the air. Ibushi kicks the left shoulder of Sanada. Sanada reverses out of the irish whip from Ibushi. Sanada with a double leapfrog. Sanada dropkicks Ibushi to the floor. Sanada follows that with The SlingShot Pescado. Sanada plays to the crowd.

Sanada rolls Ibushi back into the ring. Sanada goes for a Saito Suplex, but Ibushi blocks it. Ibushi hammers down on the back of Sanada’s neck. Sanada drives his knee into the midsection of Ibushi. Sanada skins the cat. Ibushi avoids The SpringBoard Dropkick. Ibushi PowerSlams Sanada. Ibushi lands The MoonSault for a two count. Ibushi delivers his combination offense. Rollup Exchange. Sanada blocks a boot from Ibushi. Sanada dropkicks the right knee of Ibushi. Ibushi answers with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Ibushi and Sanada are trading back and forth shots. Uppercut/Mid Kick Exchange. Sanada with three forearm shivers. Sanada with a discus forearm smash. Ibushi drops Sanada with an Inside Out Lariat. Ibushi hits The Last Ride for a two count.

Ibushi is loading up The Kamigoye. Ibushi with a backslide escape. Sanada drills Ibushi with The Kamigoye for a two count. Sanada goes for The MoonSault, but Ibushi ducks out of the way. Ibushi hits The Kinshasa. Ibushi goes for The Lawn Dart, but Sanada counters with Skull End. Ibushi reverses the hold. Ibushi lawn darts Sanada into the neutral turnbuckle pad. Ibushi goes The Snap Dragon Suplex, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Ibushi with a back flip kick. Sanada answers with a spinning heel kick. Sanada with The Swinging Skull End. Ibushi maintains wrist control. Ibushi with a High Head Kick. Ibushi follows that with another Kinshasa for a two count. Ibushi connects with The Kamigoye to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kota Ibushi via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (6) Kazuchika Okada vs. (2) Will Ospreay in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Opsreay applies a front face lock. Okada reverses the hold. Okada transitions into a wrist lock. Following a snap mare takeover, Ospreay applies a rear chin lock. Okada gets back to a vertical base. Okada with the hammerlock escape. Ospreay reverses the hold. Okada drop toe holds Ospreay into the canvas. Okada applies a waist lock. Okada transitions into a side headlock. Okada with a side headlock takeover. Ospreay answers with the headscissors escape. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Test Of Strength. Okada grabs the side headlock. Okada drops Ospreay with a shoulder tackle. Ospreay drops down on the canvas. Ospreay leapfrogs over Okada. Ospreay monkey flips Okada across the ring. Okada heads to the outside. Ospreay is playing mind games with Okada.

Ospreay tells Okada to bring it. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Ospreay unloads two knife edge chops. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from Ospreay. Ospreay decks Okada with a back elbow smash. Okada responds with a standing dropkick that sends Ospreay tumbling to the floor. Okada hammers down on the injured neck of Ospreay. Okada bodyslams Ospreay. Okada with a SlingShot Senton. Okada slams Ospreay’s head on the neutral turnbuckle pad. Okada with heavy chop in the corner. Okada with a back elbow smash. Okada shrugs off the knife edge chops from Ospreay. Okada with a forearm smash. Okada side steps Ospreay into the turnbuckle pad. Okada with a running elbow smash. Okada kicks Ospreay in the gut. Okada goes for a DDT, but Ospreay counters with a Vertical Suplex.

Ospreay with forearm shivers. Ospreay ducks three clotheslines from Okada. Ospreay with a HandSpring Enzuigiri. Okada launches Ospreay to the ring apron. Ospreay hits Pip Pip Cheerio for a two count. Okada negates The Storm Breaker. Ospreay with a chop/forearm combination. Okada reverses out of the irish whip from Ospreay. Ospreay with a High Head Kick. Ospreay goes for The Top Rope 619, but Okada counters with The Reverse NeckBreaker. Okada nips up. Okada delivers The ShotGun Dropkick. Okada bodyslams Ospreay. Okada with a Flying Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. Ospreay runs Okada into the red turnbuckle pad. Okada with a Big Boot. Ospreay responds with The Tiger Wall Flip Kick. Okada dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Okada goes for a Release German Suplex, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay with a High Head Kick. Okada goes for a dropkick, but Ospreay holds onto the ropes. Ospreay goes for a Standing Shooting Star Press, but Okada gets his knees up in the air.

Okada dropkicks Ospreay. Okada drills Ospreay with The TombStone PileDriver. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Ospreay rolls him over for a two count. Ospreay delivers The Robinson Special. Ospreay is loading up The OsCutter. Okada dropkicks Ospreay out of the ring. Okada and Ospreay are trading back and forth shots on the apron. Ospreay fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ospreay with another head kick. Okada goes for The TombStone PileDriver, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay sends Okada chest first into the steel barricade. Ospreay nails Okada with The Hook Kick. Ospreay hits The OsCutter on the floor. Ospreay delivers The Coast To Coast for a two count. Ospreay follows that with another OsCutter for a two count. Ospreay is shocked.

Ospreay goes for The Super OsCutter, but Okada counters with a German Suplex. Ospreay avoids The Rain Maker. Okada dropkicks Ospreay. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Ospreay counters with The Standing Spanish Fly for a two count. Ospreay lands The Shooting Star Press for a two count. A flurry of counters. Ospreay with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Ospreay drops Okada with The TombStone PileDriver. Ospreay scores his second hook kick of the match. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Okada lands back on his feet. Okada unloads Two Rain Makers. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Okada counters with The Spinning Rain Maker. Okada connects with The Inside Out Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez