NJPW G1 Climax 29 Results (8/1/19): Tomohiro Ishii vs. Hirooki Goto

NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 12
August 1, 2019
Fukuoka Citizen Gymnasium
Fukuoka, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Night 1

Night 2

Night 3 

Night 4 

Night 5 

Night 6 

Night 7 

Night 8 

Night 9

Night 10

Night 11

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 12 Points

– KENTA 8 Points

– Hiroshi Tanahashi 8 Points

– Kota Ibushi 8 Points

– EVIL 6 Points

– Will Ospreay 4 Points

– Lance Archer 4 Points

– Zack Sabre Jr 4 Points

– Sanada 4 Points

– Bad Luck Fale 2 Points

B Block 

– Jon Moxley 10 Points

– Juice Robinson 6 Points

– Tomohiro Ishii 6 Points

– Tetsuya Naito 4 Points

– Shingo Takagi 4 Points

– Jay White 4 Points

– Hirooki Goto 4 Points

– Taichi 4 Points

– Jeff Cobb 4 Points

– Toru Yano 4 Points

First Match: KENTA, Clark Connors, and Karl Fredericks vs. Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, and Yujiro Takahashi in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Connors and Takahashi will start things off. Connors with a waist lock takedown. Connors applies a front face lock. Takahashi transitions into a hammerlock. Following a snap mare takeover, we have a standoff in the center of the ring. Test Of Strength. Takahashi kicks Connors in the gut. Takahashi hammers down on the back of Connors neck. Takahashi with a forearm smash. Connors tells Takahashi to bring it. Takahashi slaps Connors in the face. Connors drops Takahashi with a shoulder tackle. Connors bodyslams Takahashi. Connors with a knife edge chop. Connors follows that with a Hip Toss for a two count. Connors stomps on Takahashi’s chest. Takahashi bites the left thumb of Connors. Connors reverses out of the irish whip from Takahashi. Connors goes for a dropkick, but Takahashi holds onto the ropes. Takahashi with a Sliding Boot. Bullet Club clears the ring. Takahashi launches Connors over the top rope.

Fale wraps a cable chord around Kenta’s neck. Owens dumps Fredericks over the steel barricade. Owens rolls Connors back into the ring. Owens punches Connors in the chest. Takahashi is choking Connors with his boot. Takahashi tags in Owens. Owens catapults Connors throat first into the bottom rope. Owens toys around with Connors. Connors drives his knee into the midsection of Owens. Connors with a knife edge chop. Owens responds with a single leg takedown. Owens with an elbow drop to the chest. Owens tags in Fale. Fale knocks Kenta and Fredericks off the ring apron. The Tongan Massage Parlor is open for business. Fale with clubbing corner clotheslines. Fale tags in Takahashi. Takahashi repeatedly slaps Connors in the face. Connors fires back with three knife edge chops. Takahashi thrust kicks the midsection of Connors. Connors dropkicks Takahashi. Connors tags in Kenta.

Kenta with a Flying Clothesline. Kenta punches Fale. Kenta shoves Takahashi into Fale. Kenta hits The Fisherman’s Suplex. Kenta knocks Fale off the ring apron. Kenta PowerSlams Takahashi for a two count. Fale goes for an elbow drop, but Kenta ducks out of the way. Kenta kicks Fale in the gut. Fale negates The GTS. Fale goes for The Grenade, but Kenta counters with a dropkick. Kenta with a Mid-Kick. Takahashi dumps Kenta face first on the canvas. Takahashi with a Sliding Boot. Owens and Fredericks are tagged in. Fredericks slaps Owens in the chest. Fredericks uppercuts Owens. Owens answers with two knife edge chops. Fredericks dropkicks Owens. Fredericks with a running elbow smash. Fredericks lands The Stinger Splash.

Fredericks with a Hip Toss. Fredericks follows that with a leaping elbow drop for a two count. Fredericks applies a single leg crab. Fredericks refuses to let go of the hold. Fredericks drills Takahashi with The SpineBuster. Fredericks nips up. Owens rolls Fredericks over for a two count. Owens connects with The Jewel Heist for a two count. Fale and Kenta are brawling on the outside. Connors uppercuts Owens. Takahashi clotheslines Connors. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Fredericks counters with a jack knife cover for a two count. Owens nails Fredericks with The V-Trigger. Owens plants Fredericks with The Package PileDriver to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, and Yujiro Takahashi via Pinfall 

Second Match: Zack Sabre Jr & Minoru Suzuki vs. Lance Archer & Yoshinobu Kanemaru

Suzuki attacks Kanemaru from behind before the bell rings. Suzuki wraps his towel around Kanemaru’s neck. Archer stomps on Sabre’s chest. Pier six brawl on the outside. Suzuki with a forearm smash. Suzuki kicks Kanemaru in the gut. Sabre applies a knee bar. Archer stands on the bottom rope to force the break. Sabre with three uppercuts. Archer slaps Sabre in the chest. Archer talks smack to Sabre. Sabre unloads two uppercuts. Archer drops Sabre with a shoulder tackle. Suzuki kicks Archer in the ribs. Suzuki negates The EBD Claw. Suzuki applies a Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Kanemaru rakes the eyes of Suzuki. Kanemaru and Suzuki are brawling on the outside.

Sabre fish hooks Archer. Sabre applies a wrist lock. Suzuki dumps multiple chairs on top of Kanemaru. Archer applies a toe and ankle hold on the floor. Archer slams Sabre’s head on the ring apron. Suzuki repeatedly kicks Kanemaru in the face. Archer rolls Sabre back into the ring. Sabre ducks a clothesline from Archer. Sabre locks in The Octopus Hold. Sabre goes for a sunset flip, but Archer blocks it. Sabre applies a guillotine choke. Archer drives Sabre back first into the turnbuckle pad. Sabre avoids The Running Elbow Smash. Archer goes for a ChokerSlam, but Sabre counters with an OverHead Kick.

Archer delivers The Derailer. Archer tags in Kanemaru. Kanemaru stomps on Sabre’s chest. Sabre reverses out of the irish whip from Kanemaru. Sabre locks in The Cobra Twist. Archer kicks Suzuki in the gut. Archer goes for The EBD Claw, but Suzuki blocks it. Kanemaru dropkicks the left knee of Sabre. Kanemaru hits The Reverse DDT for a two count. Kanemaru goes for Deep Impact, but Sabre blocks it. Sabre applies a waist lock. Kanemaru decks Sabre with a back elbow smash. Sabre with an inside cradle for a two count. Sabre uppercuts Kanemaru. Sabre connects with The European Clutch to pickup the victory.

Winner: Zack Sabre Jr & Minoru Suzuki via Pinfall 

Third Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Shota Umino, and Ren Narita vs. Kota Ibushi, Tomoaki Honma and Toa Henare in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Narita and Honma will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Honma backs Narita into the ropes. Narita turns Honma over. The referee calls for a clean break. Narita slaps Honma in the chest. Narita kicks Honma in the gut. Narita with forearm shivers. Shoulder Block Exchange. Narita ducks a clothesline from Honma. Narita drops Honma with a shoulder tackle. Narita tags in Umino. Stereo Elbow Knockdowns for a one count. Umino applies a front face lock. Honma drives Umino back first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Honma tags in Henare. Henare talks smack to Umino. Forearm Exchange. Umino sends Henare across the ring. Umino with a running elbow smash. Henare responds with a running shoulder tackle. Henare unloads two knife edge chops. Henare tags in Ibushi.

Ibushi stares at Tanahashi. Ibushi repeatedly stomps on Umino’s chest. Ibushi tells Umino to bring it. Umino obliges with six forearm smashes. Ibushi kicks Umino in the gut. Ibushi with a knife edge chop. Ibushi tags in Honma. Triple Beatdown in the corner. Honma bodyslams Umino. Honma plays to the crowd. Honma hits The Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma is lighting up Umino’s chest. Umino kicks the left shoulder of Honma. Honma scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Umino creates distance with a Vertical Suplex. Umino tags in Tanahashi. Tanahashi is throwing forearms at Honma. Honma reverses out of the irish whip from Tanahashi. Tanahashi with a Flying Forearm Smash. Tanahashi knocks Ibushi and Henare off the ring apron. Tanahashi bodyslams Honma.

Tanahashi mocks Honma. Tanahashi goes for a Jumping Elbow Drop, but Honma ducks out of the way. Honma delivers another Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma tags in Ibushi. Ibushi unloads his combination offense. Ibushi with a Mid-Kick. Ibushi follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Ibushi goes for a German Suplex, but Tanahashi blocks it. Tanahashi hammers down on the left knee of Ibushi. Ibushi goes for a Mid-Kick, but Tanahashi counters with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Ibushi avoids The SlingBlade. Tanahashi with a lethal palm strike. Ibushi responds with a High Head Kick.

Narita and Henare tagged in.Narita with rapid fire chops. Narita with a running elbow smash. Narita runs into Henare. Narita with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Henare with clubbing headbutts. Henare clotheslines Narita. Honma and Ibushi clears the ring. Henare connects with The Rampage for a two count. Tanahashi negates The Kamigoye. Ibushi with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Narita rolls Henare over for a two count. Open Hand Chop Exchange. Henare with a Pump Kick. Henare plants Narita with The TOA Bottom to pickup the victory. 

Winner: Kota Ibushi, Tomoaki Honma, and Toa Henare via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay, and Yoshi Hashi vs. Sanada, EVIL, and Bushi in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Ospreay and EVIL will start things off. EVIL kicks Ospreay in the gut. EVIL applies a side headlock. Ospreay transitions into a wrist lock. EVIL rakes the eyes of Ospreay. Ospreay ducks two clotheslines from EVIL. Ospreay with a Hurricanrana. Ospreay shows off his athleticism. EVIL is regaining his composure on the outside. Ospreay tells EVIL to bring it. Ospreay kicks EVIL in the gut. Ospreay with a forearm smash. EVIL reverses out of the irish whip from Ospreay. Ospreay kicks EVIL in the face. Ospreay goes for a shoulder tackle, but EVIL stands still. EVIL avoids The Hook Kick. EVIL with a double hand chop. EVIL goes for a Senton Splash, but Ospreay ducks out of the way. Ospreay with a Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count. Ospreay with a straight right hand. EVIL denies the irish whip from Ospreay. Ospreay blasts EVIL with a knife edge chop.

Ospreay goes for a Vertical Suplex, but EVIL blocks it. EVIL throws the right leg of Osprey at the referee. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Ospreay. LIJ clears the ring. Sanada sends Okada crashing into the steel barricade. EVIL hammers down on the neck of Ospreay. EVIL drops Ospreay with a NeckBreaker for a two count. EVIL tags in Sanada. Sanada continues to attack the back of Ospreay’s neck. Sanada with a Hangman’s NeckBreaker. Sanada tags in Bushi. LIJ are cutting the ring in half. Bushi is choking Ospreay with his boot. Bushi with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Bushi tags in EVIL. Ospreay with two forearm smashes. Ospreay uppercuts EVIL. EVIL blocks a boot from Ospreay. EVIL with a corner clothesline. EVIL goes for a Fisherman’s Buster, but Ospreay counters with a Stunner. Okada and Sanada are tagged in.

Okada with forearm shivers. Sanada reverses out of the irish whip from Okada. Okada ducks two clotheslines from Sanada. Okada with a running elbow smash. Okada plays to the crowd. Okada knocks Bushi off the ring apron. Okada with a Jumping Back Elbow Smash. Okada kicks Sanada in the gut. Okada with a DDT for a two count. Okada follows that with The Scooby Dooby Doo. Okada goes for a Big Boot, but Sanada counters with a single leg takedown. Okada negates The Paradise Lock. Sanada decks Okada with a back elbow smash. Sanada dives over Okada. Sanada locks in Skull End. Okada hits The FlapJack. Okada tags in Hashi. Hashi attacks the back of Sanada’s neck. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of Hashi. Sanada tags in Bushi.

Bushi delivers a Missile Dropkick. EVIL knocks Ospreay off the ring apron. Hashi takes a ride on The LIJ Train. Stereo Low Dropkicks for a two count. Bushi goes for a Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker, but Hashi blocks it. Bushi kicks Hashi in the gut. Hashi responds with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Hashi applies The Butterfly Lock. Sanada transitions into Skull End. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Sanada blocks it. Okada dropkicks Sanada to the floor. EVIL attacks Okada from behind. Okada ducks a clothesline from EVIL. Ospreay nails EVIL with Pip Pip Cheerio. Hashi goes for a Fisherman’s Buster, but Bushi blocks it. Hashi with a knife edge chop. Bushi answers with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Hashi makes Bushi tap out to The Butterfly Lock. 

Winner: Kazuchika Okada, Will Ospreay, and Yoshi Hashi via Submission 

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Fifth Match: (4) Jeff Cobb vs. (4) Shingo Takagi in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Quick shoving contest after the bell rings. Takagi goes for a bodyslam, but Cobb blocks it. Takagi with two running shoulder blocks. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Cobb launches Takagi to the corner. Takagi side steps Cobb into the turnbuckle pad. Takagi with a Hip Toss. Cobb drops down on the canvas. Cobb leapfrogs over Takagi. Cobb dropkicks Takagi. Cobb with a Wrist Clutch Suplex. Takagi chop blocks Cobb. Takagi applies a step over toe hold. Cobb grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Cobb hammers down on the back of Takagi’s neck. Takagi with a short pumping bomber. Takagi decks Cobb with a back elbow smash. Takagi with a straight right jab. Takagi with a stiff lariat. Takagi kicks the left knee of Cobb. Takagi goes for the irish whip, but Cobb blocks it. Cobb with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Cobb with a corner clothesline. Cobb follows that with a Jumping European Uppercut. Cobb hits The Athletic Plex. Cobb with a Standing MoonSault for a two count.

Cobb goes for a PowerBomb, but Takagi counters with a Back Body Drop. Takagi ducks a clothesline from Cobb. Takagi with a Snap Saito Suplex. Takagi is fired up. Takagi with two corner clotheslines. Takagi puts Cobb on the top turnbuckle. Takagi goes for a SuperPlex, but Cobb blocks it. Takagi with clubbing headbutts. Takagi delivers The SuperPlex. Northern Lights Suplex Exchange. Cobb and Takagi are trading back and forth lariats. Takagi with a double hand chop. Cobb answers with a right jab. HeadButt Exchange. Cobb SuperKicks Takagi. Takagi wraps this sequence with The Pumping Bomber for a one count. Cobb goes for The Tour Of The Islands, but Takagi counters with The Noshigami. Takagi follows that with an Inside Out Pumping Bomber for a two count.

Takagi goes for Made In Japan, but Cobb blocks it. Cobb with an Inside Out Lariat. Cobb goes for a PowerBomb, but Takagi lands back on his feet. Takagi kicks Cobb in the gut. Takagi goes for a Running Hurricanrana, but Cobb counters with a DeadLift PowerBomb for a two count. Takagi collapse out of desperation. Takagi drills Cobb with The Crucifix Bomb. Takagi hits Made In Japan for a two count. Takagi plays to the crowd. Takagi with short-arm lariats. Takagi decks Cobb with a back elbow smash. Takagi negates The Tour Of The Islands. Takagi goes for The Last Of The Dragon, but Cobb counters with a Snap German Suplex. Cobb plants Takagi with The Tour Of The Islands to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jeff Cobb via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: (10) Jon Moxley vs. (4) Toru Yano in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Yano throws water at Moxley before the bell rings. Moxley is pissed. Moxley runs after Yano. Yano begs for mercy. Moxley negates The Low Blow. Yano ducks a clothesline from Moxley. Yano offers Moxley a DVD. Moxley kicks 10,000 yen out of Yano’s hands. Moxley with a forearm smash. Moxley blasts Yano with a knife edge chop. Yano is playing mind games with Moxley. Yano backs himself in between the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Moxley slaps Yano in the face. Moxley rakes the eyes of Yano. Yano whips Moxley into the steel barricade. Moxley has no time for funny business. Yano hits The Inverted Atomic Drop on the floor.

Yano brings out the wrist tape. Moxley tapes the left shoulder of Yano around the barricade. Yano gets back in the ring at the count of seventeen. Yano wants Moxley to shake his hand. Double Hair Pull. Moxley and Yano are swinging turnbuckle pads at each other. Yano delivers the low blow. Yano rolls Moxley over for a two count. Moxley side steps Yano into the exposed steel. Moxley drops Yano with The Regal Knee. Moxley brings out a table from under the ring. Moxley repeatedly slams Yano’s head on the table. Yano uses Umino as a human shield. Yano with a double low blow. Yano tapes Moxley/Umino’s legs together. Yano eventually gets the count-out victory.

Winner: Toru Yano via Count-Out 

Seventh Match: (4) Tetsuya Naito vs. (6) Juice Robinson in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Naito attacks Robinson before the bell rings. Naito is throwing haymakers at Robinson. Naito mocks Robinson. Naito with forearm shivers. Naito repeatedly stomps on Robinson’s chest. Naito is choking Robinson with his boot. Robinson grabs Naito by his throat. Robinson backs Naito into the ropes. Naito kicks Robinson in the gut. Naito with clubbing blows to the back of Robinson’s neck. Robinson with two arm-drag takeovers. Robinson clotheslines Naito over the top rope. Robinson is Tranquilo? Naito plays mind games with Robinson. Robinson goes for a SlingShot Pescado, but Naito ducks out of the way. Naito denies The SpineBuster. Robinson blocks a boot from Naito. Naito goes for a Swinging DDT off the ring apron, but Robinson blocks it. Naito with a NeckBreaker. Naito follows that with a basement dropkick. Naito dropkicks the back of Robinson’s neck. Naito sends Robinson back first into the steel barricade. Robinson gets back in the ring at the count of eleven.

Naito is mauling Robinson in the corner. Naito with a Corner Dropkick. Naito sweeps the legs of Robinson. Naito delivers The Combination Cabron. Naito continues to mock Robinson. Naito applies a sleeper hold. Naito wraps his legs around Robinson’s shoulders. Robinson puts his foot on the bottom rope to force the break. Naito with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Robinson with shots to the midsection of Naito. Robinson HeadButts Naito. Naito kicks Robinson in the gut. Naito spits at Robinson. Juice Jab Exchange. Naito denies The Left Hand Of God. Naito rakes the eyes of Robinson. Robinson drops Naito with a Leg Lariat. Robinson with two corner clotheslines. Robinson with a running clothesline. Robinson dives over Naito. Naito with a back elbow smash. Naito hits The Inverted Atomic Drop. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Robinson responds with a Full Nelson Bomb for a two count.

Robinson goes for a PowerBomb, but Naito counters with a Hurricanrana. Naito with a Draping NeckBreaker. Naito puts Robinson on the top turnbuckle. Robinson goes for an Avalanche Juice Box, but Naito blocks it. Robinson chops Naito in the chest. Robinson HeadButts Naito. Robinson with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Robinson PowerBombs Naito for a two count. Robinson goes for Pulp Friction, but Naito counters with a Release German Suplex. Robinson goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Naito counters with a DDT. Robinson gets Naito on his shoulders. Naito drills Robinson with The Reverse Hurricanrana. Naito connects with The Destino for a two count. Naito goes for The Destino, but Robinson counters with Juice Box. Naito dodges The Left Hand God. Naito with a Rolling Wheel Kick. Robinson with a Discus Forearm Smash. Robinson delivers The Left Hand Of God for a two count. Robinson goes for Pulp Friction, but Naito counters with The Valentia for a two count. Naito plants Robinson with The Destino to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito via Pinfall

Eight Match: (4) Jay White w/Gedo vs. (4) Taichi in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

White gives Taichi a standing ovation before the bell rings. Taichi mocks White. White tells Taichi to bring it. Taichi is playing mind games with White. Taichi is distracted by Gedo. White talks smack to Yoshibobu Kanemaru. Taichi attacks White from behind. White with a knife edge chop. Taichi slings White into the ringside barricade. White runs Taichi into the barricade. Both men avoids Red Shoes twenty count. Forearm/Leg Kick Exchange. Taichi repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of White. White rakes the eyes of Taichi. Taichi gives White a taste of his own medicine. Taichi with a Spinning Back Kick. Gedo grabs Miho Abe. White with a running axe handle strike to the back. White repeatedly stomps on Taichi’s chest. Taichi gets back in the ring at the count of sixteen. White toys around with Taichi.

White slaps the back of Taichi’s head. White drops Taichi with a knife edge chop. Taichi side steps White into the turnbuckle pad. White avoids The Kamagiri. White with a heavy chop. Taichi answers with Two Step Up Enzuigiri’s. Taichi rips off his pants. White collapse out of desperation. Taichi stomps on White’s back. White nails Taichi with a DDT. White follows that with The Blade Buster for a two count. White goes for a Fisherman’s Buster, but Taichi blocks it. Knife Edge Chop/Leg Kick Exchange. White uppercuts Taichi. Taichi drops White with a Big Boot. White delivers his combination offense. Taichi drops White with The Kamagiri. White negates The Axe Bomber. White with a Uranage Slam. White hits The Kiwi Crusher for a two count.

White goes for a Sleeper Suplex, but Taichi blocks it. White with a Snap Saito Suplex. Taichi pops back on his feet. Taichi with a Big Boot. Taichi with a Back Drop Suplex. Taichi drills White with The Buzzsaw Kick for a two count. Gedo hops on the ring apron to distract Red Shoes. Taichi low blows White. Taichi knocks Gedo off the ring apron. Taichi with The Gedo Clutch for a two count. Gedo pulls Red Shoes out of the ring. Gedo pokes Kanemaru in the eye. Gedo repeatedly stomps on Taichi’s head. Gedo negates The Suntory Surprise. Taichi with a Big Boot to Gedo. Taichi goes for The Axe Bomber, but White counters with a low blow.

White goes for The Blade Runner, but Taichi blocks it. Kanemaru delivers The Suntory Special. Taichi follows that with The Axe Bomber. Taichi connects with The Last Ride for a two count. Kanemaru and Gedo are trading back and forth shots on the outside. Taichi goes for Black Mephsito, but White blocks it. Taichi with a High Head Kick. Taichi goes for a SuperKick, but White counters with The Sleeper Suplex. White with a High Angle BrainBuster. White plants Taichi with The Blade Runner to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jay White via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (6) Tomohiro Ishii vs. (4) Hirooki Goto in a G1 Climax 29 B Block Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Goto backs Ishii into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Goto kicks Ishii in the back. Goto applies a side headlock. Goto runs into Ishii. Ishii tells Goto to bring it. That leads us to a shoulder block exchange. It’s the battle of the bulls. Goto finally puts Ishii down with the shoulder tackle. Goto stomps on Ishii’s back. Goto hammers down on the back of Ishii’s neck. Goto is choking Ishii with his boot. Goto repeatedly stomps on Ishii’s chest. Goto with a forearm smash. Ishii responds with a Vertical Suplex. Ishii unloads two knife edge chops. Goto slaps Ishii in the chest. Goto with rapid fire open hand chops. Ishii drops Goto with a knife edge chop. Ishii kicks Goto in the back. Ishii with clubbing headbutts. Ishii talks smack to Goto.

Forearm Exchange. Ishii toys around with Goto. Ishii continues to throw forearms at Goto. Ishii HeadButts Goto. Goto blocks a boot from Ishii. Goto with a Discus Lariat. Ishii applies a side headlock. Goto sends Ishii across the ring. Goto with a Spinning Wheel Kick. Goto follows that with a Saito Suplex for a two count. Ishii denies The Ushigoroshi. Ishii ducks a clothesline from Goto. Ishii with a Back Drop Suplex. Ishii is lighting up Goto’s chest. Ishii delivers his chop/forearm combination in the corner. Goto fires back with forearm shivers. Ishii runs into Goto. Ishii wants more punishment. That leads us to another forearm exchange.

Ishii PowerSlams Goto. Ishii goes for a PowerBomb, but Goto counters with a Back Body Drop. Ishii with two sharp elbow strikes. Goto drops Ishii with The Misdirection Lariat. Goto with a corner clothesline. Goto puts Ishii on the top turnbuckle. Goto with a Draping NeckBreaker for a two count. Goto is putting the boots to Ishii. Ishii stops Goto in his tracks. Goto and Ishii are trading back and forth shots on the top rope. HeadButt Exchange. Goto hits Code Red for a two count. Goto goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Ishii lands back on his feet. Goto denies The Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishii is displaying his fighting spirit. Ishii with an Inside Out Lariat. Ishii falls down. Ishii applies a waist lock. Goto with three elbow strikes. Goto slaps Ishii in the face. Ishii with combination forearm strikes.

Goto goes for a HeadButt, but Ishii counters with a forearm smash. Ishii PowerBombs Goto for a two count. Ishii follows that with a German Suplex. Ishii hits The Sliding Lariat for a two count. Goto negates The Vertical Drop Brain Buster. Lock up in the center of the ring. Ishii applies a sleeper hold. Ishii goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Goto lands back on his feet. Goto drops Ishii with a NeckBreaker. Goto applies a sleeper hold. Ishii refuses to quit. Goto with a Spinning Ushigoroshi for a two count. Goto unloads a flurry of mid-kicks. Second HeadButt Exchange. Goto stands tall. Goto with The Reverse GTR. Goto delivers The Mid-Kick for a two count. Ishii negates The GTR. Ishii with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishii goes for The Vertical Drop Brain Buster, but Goto counters with a SitOut GTR. Goto connects with The GTR to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hirooki Goto via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez