NJPW G1 Climax 29 Results (8/7/19): Kazuchika Okada vs. EVIL

NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 15
August 7, 2019
The Hamamatsu Arena
Hamamatsu, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

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Night 3 

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Night 6 

Night 7 

Night 8 

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Night 12

Night 13

Night 14

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

– Kota Ibushi 10 Points

– Hiroshi Tanahashi 8 Points

– KENTA 8 Points

– EVIL 8 Points

– Sanada 6 Points

– Zack Sabre Jr 6 Points

– Will Ospreay 4 Points

– Lance Archer 4 Points

– Bad Luck Fale 4 Points

B Block 

– Jon Moxley 10 Points

– Tomohiro Ishii 8 Points

– Tetsuya Naito 8 Points

– Jay White 8 Points

– Hirooki Goto 8 Points

– Juice Robinson 6 Points

–  Jeff Cobb 6 Points

– Toru Yano 6 Points

– Taichi 6 Points

– Shingo Takagi 4 Points

First Match: Taichi, Minoru Suzuki, and Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. Toru Yano, Yota Tsuji, and Yuya Uemura in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Suzuki Gun attacks Yano and The Young Lions before the bell rings. Suzuki drops Tsuji with a forearm smash. Suzuki stomps on Tsuji’s back. Tsuji side steps The Helluva Kick. Tsuji with a shoulder tackle. Tsuji follows that with a forearm shivers. Suzuki with a Big Boot. Suzuki applies The Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Taichi slams Yano’s head on the announce table. Taichi wraps the microphone chord around Yano’s neck. Anarchy in Hamamatsu. Tsuji gets back in the ring at the count of eighteen. Suzuki repeatedly stomps on Tsuji’s back. Suzuki tags in Kanemaru. Kanemaru is putting the boots to Tsuji. Kanemaru bodyslams Tsuji. Kanemaru tags in Taichi. Taichi applies a single leg crab. Tsuji crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Taichi sends Tsuji to the corner. Taichi tags in Suzuki.

Suzuki with a single leg takedown. Suzuki applies a single leg crab. Yano breaks the submission hold. Tsuji is throwing forearms at Suzuki. It takes one forearm to put down Tsuji. Tsuji decks Suzuki with a back elbow smash. Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Tsuji. Tsuji dropkicks Suzuki. Suzuki stops Tsuji in his tracks. Tsuji unloads another dropkick. Taichi and Yano are tagged in. Yano avoids The Axe Bomber. Yano rakes the eyes of Taichi. Yano removes Tina the turnbuckle pad. Yano plays hop potato with Tina. Taichi kicks Yano in the gut. Yano is playing mind games with Taichi. Taichi nails Yano with Tina. Taichi rips off his pants. Yano dodges The Buzzsaw Kick. Taichi side steps Yano into the exposed steel. Taichi hits The Kamagiri. Taichi tags in Kanemaru. Yano reverses out of the irish whip from Kanemaru. Kanemaru kick Yano in the gut. Yano pulls Kanemaru down to the mat. Yano tags in Uemura.

Uemura knocks Suzuki off the ring apron. Uemura reverses out of the irish whip from Kanemaru. Uemura with a running elbow smash. Uemura drops Kanemaru with a shoulder tackle. Young Lions are double teaming Kanemaru. Uemura with a Flying Forearm Smash. Tsuji PowerSlams Kanemaru. Uemura follows that with a Brian Buster. Suzuki dumps Tsuji out of the ring. Taichi runs Yano into the steel barricade. Uemura goes for The Double UnderHook Suplex, but Kanemaru blocks it. Uemura with a forearm smash. Kanemaru responds with a Big Boot. Kanemaru goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Uemura counters with a small package for a two count. Uemura rolls Kanemaru over for a two count. Kanemaru denies the dropkick from Uemura. Kanemaru with the cover for a two count. Kanemaru whips Uemura into the exposed steel. Kanemaru bodyslams Uemura for a two count. Kanemaru makes Uemura tap out to The Boston Crab.

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

Second Match: Hirooki Goto & Yoshi Hashi vs. Jon Moxley & Shota Umino

Goto and Moxley will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Moxley backs Goto into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Goto shoves Moxley. Goto applies a wrist lock. Moxley reverses the hold. Goto grabs the top rope to force the break. Moxley kicks Goto in the gut. Moxley with clubbing blows to Goto’s back. Moxley applies a side headlock. Shoulder Tackle Exchange. Moxley goes for an elbow drop, but Goto ducks out of the way. Forearm Exchange. Moxley with a boot to the midsection of Goto. Moxley pulls Goto down to the mat. Moxley tags in Umino. Umino knocks Hashi off the ring apron. Goto with three open hand chops. Moxley trips Goto from the outside. Moxley and Umino are double teaming Goto. Double Elbow Knockdown. Umino with a basement dropkick. Moxley follows that with an elbow drop. Umino with the cover for a two count. Umino applies a wrist lock. Umino hammers down on the right shoulder of Goto. Umino is throwing forearms at Goto. Goto creates distance with a Lariat.

Goto tags in Hashi. Hashi scores the elbow knockdown. Hashi knocks Moxley off the ring apron. Hashi with a running chop. Hashi has Umino draped across the top rope. Hashi dropkicks the back of Umino for a two count. Hashi stomps on Umino’s back. Hashi goes for The Bunker Buster, but Umino blocks it. Hashi with a heavy chop. Umino responds with a running elbow smash. Umino with a Vertical Suplex. Moxley tells Umino to pickup Hashi. Goto negates The Hart Attack. Goto and Moxley are brawling on the floor. Umino reverses out of the irish whip from Hashi. Umino hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Umino goes for a Fisherman’s Suplex, but Hashi blocks it. Umino slaps Hashi in the face. Hashi SuperKicks Umino. Hashi connects with The Bunker Buster for a two count. Hashi makes Umino tap out to The Butterfly Lock.

Winner: Hirooki Goto & Yoshi Hashi via Submission 

Third Match: Juice Robinson, 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. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Honma backs Takahashi into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Honma pats Takahashi in the chest. Honma ducks a clothesline from Takahashi. Honma kicks Takahashi in the gut. Honma applies a side headlock. Takahashi bites the left thumb of Honma. Takahashi runs into Honma. Honma flexes his muscles. Takahashi tells Honma to bring it. Honma slaps Takahashi in the face. Honma with a shoulder block. Honma drops Takahashi with a shoulder tackle. Honma bodyslams Takahashi. Honma plays to the crowd. The spot picker Owens kicks Honma in the back. Robinson and Henare clears the ring. Takahashi’s chest is getting demolished. Honma delivers another Bodyslam. Bullet Club negates The Triple Kokeshi HeadButt.

White with rapid fire haymakers. White sends Robinson crashing into the steel barricade. Takahashi sends Honma shoulder first into the steel ring post. White poses for the crowd. Takahashi stomps on Honma’s chest. Takahashi tags in White. White applies a single leg crab. White transitions into The Full Boston Crab. Honma crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. White tags in Owens. Bullet Club are cutting the ring in half. Owens hammers down on the back of Honma’s neck. Owens applies a side headlock. Owens transitions into a front face lock. Owens drives his knee into the midsection of Honma. Owens tags in Takahashi. Takahashi kicks Honma in the gut. Takahashi with a Running Boot. Takahashi blocks a boot from Honma. Takahashi dumps Honma face first on the canvas. Takahashi with a Sliding Boot for a two count. Takahashi tags in White. White mocks Robinson.

Switchblade Jabs. Honma fires back with three knife edge chops. Honma scores the elbow knockdown. White avoids The Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma creates distance with a Diving Kokeshi HeadButt. Honma tags in Robinson. Robinson with two elbow knockdowns. White reverses out of the irish whip from Robinson. Robinson with a running clothesline. Robinson brings Owens into the ring. Robinson drops Owens with a Leg Lariat. Robinson shake his hips. Robinson with a corner clothesline. Juice Jabs. Stalemate in the center of the ring. Robinson goes for a Full Nelson Bomb, but White blocks it. Standing Switch Exchange. White with a Snap Saito Suplex. White tags in Owens. Owens clears the ring. Owens with a running forearm smash. Robinson avoids The Shining Wizard. Owens dodges another leg lariat from Robinson. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Robinson counters with a Back Body Drop. Robinson tags in Henare.

Henare unloads three knife edge chops. Henare with a corner clothesline. Henare follows that with a Samoan Drop. Henare knocks White off the ring apron. Henare goes for a Delayed Vertical Suplex, but Owens lands back on his feet. Standing Switch Exchange. Henare decks Owens with a back elbow smash. Owens with a Big Boot. Henare responds with Lariat for a two count. Henare slaps the mat. Owens fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Henare with a heavy chop. Takahashi thrust kicks the midsection of Henare. Owens with a running knee lift. Takahashi hits The Fisherman’s Buster. Owens delivers The Shining Wizard. White negates Pulp Friction. White slithers out of the ring. Henare with an inside cradle for a two count. 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, Jeff Cobb, and Ren Narita vs. Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi, and Bushi in a 6-Man Tag Team Match

Ishii and Takagi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ishii backs Takagi into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Ishii with a knife edge chop. Takagi answers with a trio of forearms. Takagi runs into Ishii. Ishii tells Takagi to bring it. Takagi shoves Ishii. That leads us to a forearm exchange. Takagi decks Ishii with a back elbow smash. Takagi with a running knee lift. Takagi drops Ishii with a shoulder tackle. Naito and Cobb are brawling on the floor. Takagi applies a nerve hold. Takagi brings Ishii to the blue corner. Naito tags himself in. Naito hammers down on the back of Ishii’s neck. Ishii unloads three knife edge chops. Naito applies a Sleeper Hold. Takagi rakes the eyes of Ishii. Naito spits at Cobb. Naito uses the referee as a human shield. LIJ are double teaming Ishii. Takagi stands on Ishii’s chest. Naito tags in Bushi.

Bushi delivers a Missile Dropkick. Bushi wraps his t-shirt around Ishii’s neck. Narita breaks the submission hold. Naito is throwing haymakers at Narita. Naito kicks Narita in the gut. Bushi flips Narita into a Basement Dropkick from Naito. Bushi tags in Takagi. Takagi slams Ishii’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Takagi with a heavy chop. Ishii blocks a boot from Takagi. Takagi with two corner clotheslines. Ishii with forearm shivers. Takagi with a running short-arm clothesline. Ishii PowerSlams Takagi. Cobb and Naito are tagged in. Naito goes for a Flying Forearm Smash, but Cobb stands still. Naito with a back elbow smash. Naito rakes the eyes of Cobb. Cobb reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. Cobb dropkicks Naito. Cobb knocks Bushi off the ring apron. Cobb bodyslams Naito. Cobb follows that with The Standing MoonSault for a two count.

Cobb goes for a DeadLift German Suplex, but Naito blocks it. Naito with three sharp elbow strikes. Cobb with a forearm shot across the back of Naito’s neck. Naito kicks Cobb in the face. Naito goes for a Running Hurricanrana, but Cobb blocks it. Naito is throwing forearms at Cobb. Cobb is pissed. Cobb gives Naito a taste of his own medicine. Cobb denies The Satellite DDT. Cobb goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Naito lands back on his feet. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito ducks a clothesline from Cobb. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito dropkicks the left knee of Cobb. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi with a double axe handle strike. Naito kicks the left hamstring of Cobb. Cobb shoves Naito into Bushi. Cobb creates distance with The Suplex King.

Cobb tags in Narita. Narita with a running elbow smash. Narita follows that with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Narita with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Narita locks in The SharpShooter. Takagi breaks the submission hold. Ishii and Takagi are trading back and forth shots. Ishii goes for The Vertical Drop Brain Buster, but Takagi counters with a Vertical Suplex. Naito again dropkicks the left knee of Cobb. Narita with an inside cradle for a two count. Narita with forearm shivers. 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: (6) Sanada vs. (4) Lance Archer in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Archer attacks Sanada before the bell rings. Archer puts on Sanada’s mask. Archer with clubbing blows to Sanada’s back. Archer slams Sanada’s head on the ring apron. Archer with a straight right hand. Archer rolls Sanada back into the ring. Archer stomps on Sanada’s chest. Sanada blocks a boot from Archer. Sanada drops Archer with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Archer denies The Paradise Lock. Archer kicks Sanada in the face. Sanada responds with a Hurricanrana. Archer avoids The SlingShot Pescado. Archer with a Rolling Cannonball Senton off the ring apron. Archer tosses Sanada around the ringside area. Archer slams Sanada’s head on the steel ring post. Archer attacks one of The Young Lions. Archer toys around with Sanada.

Sanada unloads three open hand chops. Archer slaps Sanada in the chest. Archer paint brushes Sanada. Sanada stomps on the left foot of Archer. Archer hits The Black Hole Slam for a two count. Archer argues with the referee. Archer drags Sanada to the corner. Archer lands The Twisting Elbow Drop for a two count. Archer stands on Sanada’s chest. Archer abuses the referee’s five count. Archer delivers a blistering chop in the corner. Archer with Two Running Elbow Smashes. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of Archer. Sanada with a double leapfrog. Sanada dropkicks Archer to the floor. Sanada follows that with The SlingShot Pescado. Sanada plays to the crowd. Sanada rolls Archer back into the ring. Archer hammers down on the back of Sanada’s neck. Sanada skins the cat.

Archer catches Sanada in mid-air. Archer goes for a ChokeSlam, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada floats over into Skull End. Archer drops Sanada with The Reverse DDT for a two count. Archer ChokeSlams Sanada for a two count. Archer goes for a MoonSault, but Sanada ducks out of the way. Sanada goes for The Muto MoonSault, but Archer gets his knees up in the air. Archer rolls Sanada over for a two count. Sanada decks Archer with a back elbow smash. Sanada locks in The Skull End. Archer responds with The EBD Claw. Sanada walks towards the middle rope to force the break. Archer puts Sanada on the top turnbuckle. Archer goes for The BlackOut, but Sanada counters with Skull End. Sanada side steps The EBD Claw. Archer ducks a clothesline from Sanada. Sanada leapfrogs over The Derailer. Sanada connects with The Bridging O’Connor Roll to pickup the victory.

Winner: Sanada via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: (8) Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. (4) Bad Luck Fale w/Chase Owens & Jado in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Fale attacks Tanahashi before the bell rings. Tanahashi skins the cat. Tanahashi repeatedly dropkicks the left knee of Fale. Tanahashi takes off his jacket. Tanahashi ducks a clothesline from Fale. Jado nails Tanahashi with the kendo stick. Fale kicks Tanahashi out of the ring. Owens with clubbing blows to Tanahashi’s back. Fale runs Tanahashi into the steel barricade. Fale kicks the left knee of Tanahashi. Fale rolls Tanahashi back into the ring. Fale wraps the injured leg of Tanahashi around the steel ring post. Fale with a Seated Senton on the injured knee of Tanahashi. Fale with the cover for a two count. Tanahashi is throwing forearms at Fale. Tanahashi delivers his combination offense. Tanahashi decks Fale with a JawBreaker. Tanahashi goes for a Bodyslam, but Fale counters with a Crossbody Block for a two count. Fale is mauling Tanahashi in the corner.

Tanahashi with rapid fire bodyshots. Fale answers back with two corner clotheslines. Tanahashi targets the left knee of Fale. Tanahashi drops Fale with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Fale denies The Texas CloverLeaf. Tanahashi with an Inverted Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Fale reverses the hold. Tanahashi is putting the boots to Fale. Tanahashi goes for The SlingBlade, but Fale counters with a shoulder tackle. Tanahashi negates The Grenade. Tanahashi with a lethal palm strike. Tanahashi goes for a German Suplex, but Fale blocks it. Fale drives Tanahashi back first into the turnbuckle pad.

Tanahashi goes for a sunset flip, but Fale counters with a leg drop for a two count. Fale with a Running Splash for a two count. Fale goes for The Grenade, but Tanahashi counters with The Twist and Shout. Tanahashi hits The SlingBlade for a two count. Tanahashi lands The High Fly Flow. The referee is distracted by Owens. Jado blasts Tanahashi with the kendo stick. Fale connects with The Grenade for a two count. Fale goes for The Bad Luck Fall, but Tanahashi lands back on his feet. Fale with a backslide cover to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bad Luck Fale via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (4) Will Ospreay vs. (8) KENTA in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Big Boot/Forearm Exchange after the bell rings. Kenta applies a side headlock. Ospreay drops down on the canvas. Ospreay leapfrogs over Kenta. Ospreay goes for a monkey flip, but Kenta blocks it. Matrix display. Double Palm Strike. Ospreay fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Kenta negates The GTS. Double High Head Kick. Both men are knocked down. Kenta unloads two mid-kicks. Ospreay with forearm shivers. Kenta slaps Ospreay in the face. Ospreay responds with a knife edge chop. Kenta kicks Ospreay in the face. Kenta with a Tornado DDT across the top rope. Kenta follows that with a Flying Clothesline. Kenta drops Ospreay with a Running Boot. Ospreay heads to the outside. Kenta punches Ospreay in the back. Kenta repeatedly sends Ospreay crashing into the steel barricade. Kenta propels Ospreay over the barricade. Red Shoes admonishes Kenta.

Kenta bodyslams Ospreay on the floor. Kenta repeatedly kicks Ospreay in the back. Kenta drives Ospreay face first into the steel ring post. Kenta rolls Ospreay back into the ring. Kenta with the cover for a two count. Kenta tells Ospreay to get up. Kenta uppercuts Ospreay. Forearm/Chop Exchange. Kenta with a Mid-Kick. Kenta with a Running Knee Lift for a two count. Kenta applies a rear chin lock. Ospreay gets back to a vertical base. Kenta kicks Ospreay in the back. Kenta toys around with Ospreay. Ospreay is pissed. Ospreay is throwing forearms at Kenta. Kenta answers with another knee lift. Kenta goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ospreay counters with The Stunner. Ospreay delivers his combination offense. Kenta reverses out of the irish whip from Ospreay. Ospreay ducks a clothesline from Kenta. Ospreay with a Flying Forearm Smash. Kenta launches Ospreay tot he ring apron. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Ospreay goes for a shoulder block, but Kenta counters with a Draping DDT for a two count.

Kenta has Ospreay draped across the top rope. Kenta repeatedly kicks in the chest. Ospreay avoids The Guillotine Knee Drop. Ospreay hits Pip Pip Cheerio for a two count. Kenta negates The Storm Breaker. Kenta goes for a Back Body Drop, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay with a HandSpring Enzuigiri. Ospreay goes for The Sasuke Special, but Kenta counters with a Sleeper Hold. Kenta kicks Ospreay in the gut. Kenta with The Falcon Arrow on the ring apron. Ospreay gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Kenta slips on the top rope. Kenta delivers The Helluva Kick. Kenta with forearm shivers. Kenta follows that with The Shibata Dropkick. Kenta lands The Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Ospreay negates The GTS. Kenta with a Spinning Back Fist. Ospreay responds with a Tiger Wall Flip Kick. Ospreay with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kenta drills Ospreay with The Busaiko Knee. Kenta and Ospreay are trading back and forth shots. Kenta with a counter palm strike. Ospreay blocks a Discus Lariat from Kenta.

Ospreay goes for a PowerBomb, but Kenta counters with The Guillotine Choke. Kenta transitions into The Sleeper Hold. Kenta goes for The PK, but Ospreay rolls him over for a two count. Ospreay with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Ospreay goes for The Shooting Star Press, but Kenta gets his knees up in the air. Kenta locks in GameOver. Ospreay refuses to quit. Ospreay grabs the bottom rope to create separation. Kenta with a running knee strike to the back of Ospreay’s neck. Kenta follows that with another Busaiko Knee Strike for a two count. Kenta goes for The GTS, but Ospreay counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Ospreay with a High Head Kick. Ospreay connects with The OsCutter for a two count. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Kenta lands back on his feet. Kenta with a Big Boot. Ospreay responds with The Hook Kick. Ospreay delivers The Hidden Blade. Ospreay plants Kenta with The Storm Breaker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Will Ospreay via Pinfall 

Eight Match: (10) Kota Ibushi vs. (6) Zack Sabre Jr in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Ibushi backs Sabre into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Ibushi pats Sabre in the chest. Sabre grapples around Ibushi. Sabre applies a side headlock. Sabre goes for The SurfBoard, but Ibushi counters with a Crossbody Block for a one count. Sabre calls Hamamatsu a bunch of dick heads. Cobra Twist Exchange. Sabre applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Ibushi puts his foot on the bottom rope to force the break. Sabre tells Ibushi to bring it. Sabre backs Ibushi into the ropes. Sabre pats Ibushi in the chest. Sabre kicks the injured ankle of Ibushi. Ibushi responds with a leg kick. Sabre headbutts the midsection of Ibushi. Sabre applies a side headlock. Ibushi with an arm-drag takeover. Sabre with the headscissors escape. Ibushi nails Sabre with The Mid-Kick. Ibushi hammers down on the back of Sabre’s neck. Ibushi sends Sabre across the ring. Sabre applies the single leg crab. Ibushi scrambles towards the bottom rope.

Sabre stands on the left knee of Ibushi. Sabre toys around with Ibushi. Ibushi is pissed. Sabre with rapid fire leg kicks. Ibushi fires back with three open hand chops. Sabre kicks the left hamstring of Ibushi. Ibushi with a Snap-Rana. Ibushi follows that with another mid-kick. Ibushi is throwing forearms at Sabre. Sabre uppercuts Ibushi. The Mid-Kick is go to move for Ibushi so far. Ibushi goes for a German Suplex, but Sabre blocks it. Sabre with an OverHead Kick to the wrist. Sabre sweeps the legs of Ibushi. Ibushi dives over Sabre. Ibushi PowerSlams Sabre. Sabre dropkicks Ibushi off the second rope. Sabre applies The Figure Four Leg Lock on the bottom rope. Sabre with two uppercuts. Sabre continues to attack the left leg of Ibushi. Ibushi delivers his combination. Ibushi with a Spinning Back Kick. Ibushi with a Standing MoonSault Knee Drop for a two count.

Ibushi goes for a PowerBomb, but Sabre counters with The Heel Hook. Sabre transitions into The STF. Ibushi goes for a German Suplex, but Sabre blocks it. Sabre uppercuts Ibushi. Ibushi responds with a Thunderous Lariat. Ibushi negates The Zack Driver. Ibushi with The Half and Half Suplex for a two count. Ibushi hits The Last Ride for a two count. Sabre denies The Kamigoye. Sabre locks in The Orienteering With Napalm Death. Sabre transitions into The Calf Crusher. Sabre goes back into Orienteering With Napalm Death. Ibushi grabs the bottom rope to create separation. Sabre with clubbing mid-kicks. Sabre repeatedly slaps Ibushi in the face. Ibushi drops Sabre with The Palm Strike. Ibushi plays to the crowd. Ibushi goes for The Kinshasa, but Sabre ducks out of the way. Sabre with a flurry of rollups. Sabre blocks a Lariat from Ibushi. Ibushi with a High Head Kick. Ibushi drills Sabre with The Kinshasa for a two count. Ibushi connects with The Kamigoye to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kota Ibushi via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (12) Kazuchika Okada vs. (8) EVIL in a G1 Climax 29 A Block Tournament Match

EVIL kicks Okada in the gut. EVIL applies a side headlock. EVIL drops Okada with a shoulder tackle. Okada applies a side headlock. EVIL reverses the hold. Okada with shots to the midsection of EVIL. Okada drops down on the canvas. Okada leapfrogs over EVIL. Okada with a Hip Toss. Okada drops EVIL with a NeckBreaker for a one count. Okada hammers down on the back of EVIL’s neck. Following a snap mare takeover, Okada with a Sliding Dropkick. EVIL tumbles to the floor. Okada sends EVIL crashing into the barricade. EVIL blocks a boot from Okada. EVIL clotheslines Okada over the barricade. Okada gets back in the ring at the count of seventeen. EVIL with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a one count.

EVIL applies a rear chin lock. Okada gets back to a vertical base. Okada with shots to the midsection of EVIL. Okada is throwing forearms at EVIL. EVIL with a double hand chop. EVIL goes for a Senton Splash, but Okada ducks out of the way. Okada ducks two clotheslines from EVIL. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Okada follows that with a SlingShot Pescado. Okada plays to the crowd. Okada rolls EVIL back into the ring. Okada with a Diving Back Elbow Smash. Okada kicks EVIL in the gut. Okada hits The DDT for a two count. Okada bodyslams EVIL. Okada dives over EVIL. EVIL blocks a boot from Okada. EVIL clotheslines the back of Okada’s neck. EVIL with a Draping Foot Stomp. EVIL mocks Okada. EVIL slaps the canvas. EVIL with The Bronco Buster for a two count.

EVIL goes for The Fisherman’s Buster, but Okada blocks it. EVIL with a forearm smash. Okada responds with The FlapJack. Okada kicks up. Okada goes for The Reverse NeckBreaker, but EVIL blocks it. EVIL with clubbing blows to Okada’s back. EVIL throws the right leg of Okada at Red Shoes. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Okada. Okada with a Pop Up Reverse NeckBreaker. Okada bodyslams EVIL. Okada lands The Flying Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. EVIL drives Okada back first into the blue turnbuckle pad. EVIL with clubbing elbow smashes. Okada puts EVIL on the top turnbuckle. Okada with a Standing Dropkick that sends EVIL crashing to the outside. Okada whips EVIL into the barricade. Okada delivers The Helluva Kick. EVIL throws a chair at Okada. EVIL wraps the chair around Okada’s neck. Home Run!

EVIL rolls Okada back into the ring. EVIL with a corner clothesline. EVIL puts Okada on the top turnbuckle. EVIL with a SuperPlex for a two count. Okada negates Everything Is EVIL. EVIL with a double hand chop. Okada goes for The Dynamic Dropkick, but EVIL holds onto the ropes. Okada ducks a clothesline from EVIL. Okada dropkicks EVIL. Forearm Exchange. Okada with three uppercuts. EVIL fires back with forearm shivers. Okada wobbles around the ring. EVIL goes for Darkness Falls, but Okada lands back on his feet. EVIL applies a Full Nelson Lock. Okada drills EVIL with The TombStone PileDriver. EVIL negates The Rain Maker. Counter Fest. EVIL with a Discus Forearm Smash/Lariat Combination for a two count.

EVIL hits Darkness Falls for a two count. Okada with a backslide. Okada clotheslines EVIL. Okada maintains wrist control. Okada hits The Rain Maker. Okada goes for another Rain Maker, but EVIL counters with Two Half and Half Suplex’s. Okada ducks a Lariat from EVIL. Okada dropkicks the back of EVIL’s head. EVIL pops back on his feet. Okada delivers The Dynamic Dropkick. EVIL goes for The STO, but Okada blocks it. EVIL HeadButts Okada. EVIL drops Okada with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Okada responds with a Short-Arm Rain Maker. Okada blasts EVIL with The ShotGun Dropkick. Okada follows that with The Spinning Rain Maker. Okada connects with The Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez