NJPW G1 Climax 32 Results (7/16/22): Kazuchika Okada vs. Jeff Cobb

NJPW G1 Climax 32: Night One
July 16, 2022
Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center
Hokkaido, Japan

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Here’s the official reference sheet for the NJPW G1 Climax 32 

Block A (Kazuchika Okada, Jeff Cobb, JONAH, “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, Lance Archer, Bad Luck Fale and Toru Yano) 

Block B (Jay White, Tomohiro Ishii, Sanada, Taichi, Tama Tonga, The Great O-Khan and Chase Owens) 

Block C (Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tetsuya Naito, Zack Sabre Jr, KENTA, EVIL, Hirooki Goto and Aaron Henare) 

Block D (Will Ospreay, Shingo Takagi, El Phantasmo, Juice Robinson, Yoshi Hashi, David Finlay and Yujiro Takahashi) 

Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: “Filthy” Tom Lawlor w/Royce Isaacs vs. Kosei Fujita 

Chain grappling exchange. Lawlor applies a double wrist lock. Lawlor transitions into a leg lock. Fujita grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Lawlor drives Fujita back first into the blue turnbuckle pad. Lawlor with a chop/jab combination. Machine Gun Chops. Lawlor poses for the crowd. Fujita side steps Lawlor into the blue turnbuckle pad. Fujita with forearm shivers. Lawlor catches Fujita in mid-air. Lawlor with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Lawlor flexes his muscles. Lawlor kicks the left hamstring of Fujita.

Lawlor applies a wrist lock. Lawlor with The Olympic Slam. Lawlor applies The Guillotine Choke. Fujita bodyslams Lawlor. Lawlor denies The Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex. Lawlor HeadButts Fujita. Fujita with forearm shivers. Fujita slaps Lawlor in the face. Fujita with The Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Lawlor denies The Boston Crab. Lawlor repeatedly kicks Fujita in the face. Lawlor applies The Rear Naked Choke. Lawlor connects with The NKOTB to pickup the victory.

Winner: “Filthy” Tom Lawlor via Pinfall 

Second Match: JONAH & Bad Dude Tito vs. Toru Yano & Ryohei Oiwa

Jonah and Toru Yano will start things off. Yano is visibly intimidated by Jonah. Yano kicks Jonah in the gut. Jonah denies The Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Jonah HeadButts Yano. Jonah whips Yano across the ring. Yano holds onto the ropes. Yano side steps Jonah into the ropes. Jonah stands behind Yano. Jonah drops Yano with a shoulder tackle. Tito and Oiwa are tagged in. Oiwa with forearm shivers. Tito runs into Oiwa. Shoulder Block Exchange. Oiwa ducks a clothesline from Tito. Oiwa with a running shoulder tackle. Oiwa stomps on Tito’s chest. Tito thrust kicks the midsection of Oiwa. Tito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Tito stomps on Oiwa’s chest. Tito with a knife edge chop. Tito with two forearm smashes. Tito sends Oiwa to the corner. Tito with a Running Uppercut. Tito with a chop/forearm combination. Tito follows that with a short-arm clothesline for a two count. Tito slams Oiwa’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Tito tags in Jonah. Jonah with clubbing shoulder blocks. Jonah slaps Oiwa in the chest. Jonah with The Delayed Vertical Suplex. Jonah walks towards Yano.

Jonah bodyslams Oiwa. Jonah tags in Tito. Tito with The Slingshot Senton. Tito stomps on Oiwa’s back and chest. Tito applies The Camel Clutch. Tito with clubbing crossfaces. Tito with forearm shivers. Oiwa dropkicks Tito. Oiwa tags in Yano. Yano removes a turnbuckle pad. Yano throws the turnbuckle pad at Tito. Yano slaps Tito in the back of the head. Tito reverses out of the irish whip from Yano. Yano side steps Tito into the exposed steel. Yano rolls Tito over for a two count. Tito with The Rolling Elbow. Tito with two haymakers. Yano reverses out of the irish whip from Tito. Tito kicks Yano in the face. Tito drops Yano with The BlockBuster for a two count. Tito tees off on Yano. Short-Arm Reversal by Yano. Yano pulls Tito down to the mat. Jonah and Oiwa are tagged in. Oiwa with forearm shivers. Jonah launches Oiwa to the corner. Oiwa side steps Jonah into the blue turnbuckle pad. Oiwa with two corner dropkicks. Jonah shrugs off the running shoulder block. Jonah drops Oiwa with a Leaping Body Block. Jonah PowerBombs Oiwa to pickup the victory.

Winner: JONAH & Bad Dude Tito via Pinfall 

Third Match: Tama Tonga, David Finlay and Jado vs. EVIL, SHO and Yujiro Takahashi w/Dick Togo In A 6-Man Tag Team Match

House Of Torture attacks GOD and Finlay before the bell rings. EVIL is putting the boots to Tonga. EVIL with a double sledge. House Of Torture with two chops. Double Irish Whip. Tonga kicks Sho in the chest. Tonga ducks a clothesline from EVIL. Finlay dropkicks EVIL. Tonga dropkicks Sho to the floor. Double Dropkick to Takahashi. Finlay shakes hands with Tonga. Tonga with a straight right hand. Tonga applies a wrist lock. Tonga kicks EVIL in the gut. Togo trips Tonga from the outside. Sho kicks Tonga in the gut. Sho launches Tonga over the steel barricade. All hell is breaking loose in Hokkaido. Takahashi rakes the eyes of Finlay. Sho rolls Tonga back into the ring. EVIL bodyslams Tonga for a two count. EVIL tags in Takahashi. Tonga with a gut punch. Takahashi drives his knee into the midsection of Tonga. Following a snap mare takeover, Takahashi starts raining down forearms. Takahashi with a Sliding Boot for a one count. Takahashi tags in Sho. Sho toys around with Tonga. Sho applies a wrist lock. Sho with combination kicks.

Tonga blocks a boot from Sho. Sho with a forearm smash. Tonga with a Side Walk Slam. Finlay and Takahashi are tagged in. Finlay scores three elbow knockdowns. Finlay with a Belly to Back Suplex to EVIL. Finlay pops back on his feet. Finlay with a Running Uppercut. Finlay with a Spinning Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Takahashi hammers down on the back of Finlay’s neck. Takahashi blocks a boot from Finlay. Takahashi with another eye rake. Takahashi sends Finlay face first into the canvas. Takahashi with a basement dropkick. Takahashi with two knee lifts. Takahashi follows that with The Helluva Kick. Finlay denies The Fisherman’s Buster. Finlay with a Uranage BackBreaker. Finlay uppercuts Takahashi. Finlay tags in Jado. Takahashi rakes the eyes of Jado. Tonga with a gut punch. Jado with a running knee lift. Tonga follows that with a NeckBreaker. Jado hooks the outside leg for a two count. Jado applies The OJK. EVIL whips Finlay into the steel barricade. Sho nails Jado with the wrench behind the referee’s back. Takahashi connects with The Pimp Juice to pickup the victory.

Winner: EVIL, SHO and Yujiro Takahashi via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: KENTA, Juice Robinson, Bad Luck Fale and Chase Owens vs. Zack Sabre Jr, Taichi, Lance Archer and Taka Michinoku In A 8-Man Tag Team Match

Bad Luck Fale and Lance Archer will start things off. Archer talks smack to Fale. Pie Face Exchange. Fale drives his knee into the midsection of Archer. Fale whips Archer across the ring. Archer runs into Fale. Archer with a knee lift. Archer sends Fale into the ropes. Fale runs into Archer. Fale and Archer clears the ring. Archer rakes the eyes of Owens. Robinson HeadButts Michinoku. Bullet Club gangs up on Archer. Bullet Club whips Archer into the steel barricade. Kenta sends Sabre face first into the steel ring post. Robinson dumps Michinoku throat first on the barricade. Fale rolls Archer back into the ring. Fale with clubbing shoulder blocks. Fale with a gut punch. Fale levels Archer with The Body Avalanche. Fale tags in Owens. Owens with a running forearm smash. Owens with two short-arm clotheslines. Archer rocks Owens with a forearm smash. Archer with The Ripcord Black Hole Slam. Archer tags in Taichi. Taichi with Kawada Kicks. Taichi dodges The Leg Lariat from Robinson. Taichi applies the greco roman throat hold. Kenta with clubbing blows to Taichi’s back. Short-Arm Reversal by Taichi. Taichi starts choking Kenta in the corner. Taichi tries to choke Fale, but that goes nowhere.

Taichi and Archer dumps Fale out of the ring. Owens kicks Taichi in the gut. Owens hammers down on the back of Taichi’s neck. Taichi fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Taichi with a Spinning Back Kick. Owens with The Pump Kick. Taichi nails Owens with The Hook Kick. Owens drops Taichi with a Rebound Lariat. Kenta and Sabre are tagged in. Running Boot Exchange. Forearm Exchange. Kenta with a Spinning Back Kick. Sabre applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Kenta escape the hold. Sabre avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Sabre headbutts the midsection of Kenta. Sabre uppercuts Kenta. Sabre with an Overhead Wrist Kick. Kenta with The Spinning Back Fist. Robinson and Michinoku are tagged in. Michinoku dodges The Leg Lariat. Michinoku with the greco roman eye poke. Michinoku with The La Magistral for a two count. Michinoku follows that with a Running Knee Strike. Robinson denies The Michinoku Driver. Robinson goes for a Bodyslam, but Michinoku lands back on his feet. Juice Jab. Robinson connects with The Left Hand Of God to pickup the victory.

Winner: KENTA, Juice Robinson, Bad Luck Fale and Chase Owens via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto and Yoshi Hashi vs. Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi and Bushi In A 6-Man Tag Team Match

Yoshi Hashi and Shingo Takagi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Takagi applies a side headlock. Hashi whips Takagi across the ring. Takagi runs into Hashi. Shoulder Block Exchange. Takagi pie faces Hashi. Forearm Exchange. Takagi unloads a flurry of right jabs. Takagi with a forearm smash. Hashi with two knife edge chops. Takagi decks Hashi with a back elbow smash. Takagi scores a right jab. Hashi ducks a clothesline from Takagi. Hashi with The Head Hunter. Naito kicks Hashi in the gut. Naito with clubbing blows to Hashi’s back. Double Shoulder Tackle to Naito. Hashi ducks a clothesline from Bushi. Goto with a forearm smash. Ishii with a running shoulder tackle. War Drums to Takagi. Double Irish Whip. Takagi side steps Hashi into a turnbuckle pad. Takagi bodyslams Ishii. Takagi ducks a clothesline from Goto. Standing Switch Exchange. Goto applies a full nelson lock. Takagi kicks Hashi in the face. Takagi with a back elbow smash to Goto. Meeting Of The Minds. Takagi with a double clothesline. Takagi with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Bushi tags himself in. Bushi slaps Hashi in the ribs. Bushi repeatedly stomps on Hashi’s chest. Bushi is choking Hashi with his boot. Bushi hammers down on the back of Hashi’s neck. Bushi tags in Naito.

Naito stomps on Hashi’s back. Naito with a hammer elbow. Naito sends Hashi to the corner. Naito with a Corner Dropkick. Naito sweeps out the legs of Hashi. Combination Cabron for a two count. Naito hammers down on the back of Hashi’s neck. Forearm Exchange. Hashi blocks a boot from Naito. Hashi hammers down on the right knee of Naito. Hashi goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Takagi gets in the way. Takagi kicks Hashi in the gut. Takagi with clubbing blows to Hashi’s back. Double Irish Whip. Hashi shoves Naito towards Takagi. Hashi SuperKicks Takagi. Naito kicks Hashi in the gut. Naito punches Hashi in the back. Short-Arm Reversal by Hashi. Hashi with a knife edge chop. Hashi thrust kicks the midsection of Naito. Hashi with a NeckBreaker. Hashi tags in Goto. Goto with a running shoulder tackle. Goto scores the elbow knockdown. Goto with a Hip Toss into Naito. Goto kicks Bushi in the gut. Goto with a Snap Vertical Suplex on top of Naito. Goto sends Naito to the corner. Goto with The Spinning Wheel Kick. Goto with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Naito denies The Ushigoroshi. Naito blocks a boot from Goto. Naito rakes the eyes of Goto. Naito hyperextends the right shoulder of Goto. Naito kicks Goto in the gut. Following a snap mare takeover, Naito with a basement dropkick. Naito applies the short-arm scissor hold. Goto puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break.

Second Forearm Exchange. Naito with clubbing elbow smashes. Naito hammers down on the right shoulder of Goto. Goto goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Naito lands back on his feet. Naito applies a waist lock. Back Elbow Exchange. Short-Arm Reversal by Naito. Goto with The Discus Lariat. Naito tags in Bushi. Bushi dropkicks Ishii off the ring apron. Bushi with The Missile Dropkick. Bushi stomps on the midsection of Goto. Bushi ducks a clothesline from Goto. Bushi kicks Goto in the gut. Goto responds with a Misdirection Lariat. Goto tags in Ishii. Bushi dropkicks Ishii. Ishii with a running shoulder tackle. Ishii sends Bushi to the corner. Bushi kicks Ishii in the face. Ishii with a corner clothesline. Ishii with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Bushi continues to dropkick Ishii. Takagi knocks Hashi off the apron. Takagi sends Ishii to the corner. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Bushi with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Assisted BackStabber for a two count. Bushi stomps on the midsection of Ishii. Ishii denies The Swinging Fisherman’s NeckBreaker. Hashi with a running shoulder tackle. Hashi ducks a clothesline from Takagi. Hashi with a Running Lariat. Bushi drops Hashi with The DDT. Bushi nails Ishii with The Rewind Kick. Ishii with an Inside Out Lariat. Goto knocks Naito off the apron. Ishii connects with The Vertical Drop BrainBuster to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto and Yoshi Hashi via Pinfall 

– There was a cleaning/disinfecting intermission during this broadcast.

Sixth Match: (0) Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. (0) Aaron Henare In A G1 Climax 32 C BLOCK Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Henare backs Tanahashi into the ropes. Tanahashi turns Henare over. The referee calls for a clean break. Strong lockup. Waist Lock/Back Elbow Exchange. Tanahashi applies a side headlock. Henare tugs on Tanahashi’s hair. Henare backs Tanahashi into the turnbuckle pad. Henare with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Henare punches Tanahashi in the back. Henare sends Tanahashi to the corner. Tanahashi with a back elbow smash. Tanahashi with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Tanahashi plays the air guitar. Henare with a back elbow smash of his own. Henare with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Henare mocks Tanahashi. Tanahashi attacks the midsection of Henare. Forearm Exchange. Tanahashi delivers his combination offense. Henare punches Tanahashi in the ribs. Following a snap mare takeover, Henare kicks Tanahashi in the back for a one count. Henare transitions into a ground and pound attack. Henare repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Tanahashi. Henare with a superman forearm for a two count. Henare grapevines the legs of Tanahashi. Henare applies a rear chin lock. Henare with The Bow and Arrow Stomp for a two count.

Tanahashi fights from underneath. Second Forearm Exchange. Henare drives his knee into the midsection of Tanahashi. Henare HeadButts Tanahashi. Henare whips Tanahashi across the ring. Tanahashi with a flying forearm smash. Tanahashi with a forearm/liver shot combination. Tanahashi bodyslams Henare. Tanahashi with The SomerSault Senton for a two count. Henare with a running clothesline. Tanahashi slaps Henare in the face. Henare drops Tanahashi with The Blue Thunder Bomb. Henare with a Mid-Kick. Henare with forearm shivers. Henare sends Tanahashi to the corner. Henare with a Rising Knee Strike. Henare with a Running Samoan Drop for a two count. Henare follows that with a Diving Senton Splash for a two count. Tanahashi denies The Ultima Clutch. Tanahashi with Two Twist and Shouts. Tanahashi hits The SlingBlade for a two count. Tanahashi with The Ace’s High. Tanahashi goes for The High Fly Flow, but Henare gets his knees up in the air. Tanahashi denies The Rampage. Tanahashi with a palm strike. Henare responds with The SpineBuster for a two count. Henare applies The Ultima Clutch. Tanahashi denies The Streets Of Rage. Henare with a gut punch. Henare with a Spinning Heel Kick. Henare connects with The Streets Of Rage to pickup the victory.

Winner: Aaron Henare via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (0) Will Ospreay vs. (0) El Phantasmo In A G1 Climax 32 D BLOCK Tournament Match

Ospreay dropkicks Phantasmo after the bell rings. Ospreay with The Sasuke Special. Ospreay rolls Phantasmo back into the ring. Ospreay with Pip Pip Cheerio for a two count. Ospreay goes for a PowerBomb, but Phantasmo lands back on his feet. Phantasmo ducks a clothesline from Ospreay. Phantasmo rakes the back of Ospreay. Ospreay with a double handed chop. Ospreay whips Phantasmo across the ring. Phantasmo ducks another clothesline from Ospreay. Ospreay blocks The Running Hurricanrana. Ospreay dumps Phantasmo face first on the top rope. Ospreay with a Running Boot. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Haymaker Exchange. Ospreay with a knife edge chop. Ospreay mocks Phantasmo. Ospreay fish hooks Phantasmo. Ospreay with the irish whip. Phantasmo dives over Ospreay. Phantasmo ducks a clothesline from Ospreay. Phantasmo with The SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Ospreay avoids The SpringBoard MoonSault. Phantasmo lands The Suicide Dive.

Phantasmo unloads three knife edge chops. Phantasmo with The Quebrada. Phantasmo slams Ospreay’s head on the ring apron. Phantasmo rolls Ospreay back into the ring. Phantasmo with three forearm smashes. Ospreay kicks Phantasmo in the gut. Forearm Exchange. Phantasmo rakes the eyes of Ospreay. Phantasmo whips Ospreay chest first into the red turnbuckle pad. Phantasmo gets Ospreay tied up in the tree of woe. Phantasmo repeatedly stomps on the midsection of Ospreay. Phantasmo with The Sliding Dropkick. Phantasmo stomps on Ospreay’s chest. Phantasmo with a Hesitation Dropkick for a two count. Following a snap mare takeover, Phantasmo applies a rear chin lock. Phantasmo transitions into a front face lock. Ospreay with heavy bodyshots. Ospreay with two forearm smashes. Phantasmo goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay ducks under a chop from Phantasmo. Ospreay with a Handspring Roundhouse Kick.

Ospreay drives his knee into the midsection of Phantasmo. Ospreay with a JawBreaker. Ospreay with a Mid-Kick. Phantasmo launches Ospreay over the top rope. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Ospreay dives over Phantasmo. Phantasmo thrust kicks the midsection of Ospreay. Ospreay with a Spinning Pendulum BackBreaker for a two count. Phantasmo decks Ospreay with a back elbow smash. Phantasmo with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Phantasmo punches Ospreay. Phantasmo bodyslams Ospreay. Phantasmo with a Flying Knee Drop. Phantasmo goes for a PowerBomb, but Ospreay counters with a Back Body Drop. Second Forearm Exchange. Ospreay with a knife edge chop. Ospreay applies a Full Nelson Lock. Phantasmo decks Ospreay with a back elbow smash. Phantasmo avoids The Hook Kick. Phantasmo thrust kicks the midsection of Ospreay. Tiger Wall Flip Kick. Phantasmo with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Phantasmo goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Ospreay counters with The Stundog Millionaire.

Ospreay goes for The OsCutter, but Phantasmo counters with The Reverse Spanish Fly for a two count. Ospreay blocks The Sudden Death. Ospreay with The Rolling Elbow. Ospreay drops Phantasmo with The Chelsea Grin. Phantasmo goes for a Hurricanrana, but Ospreay counters with The SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Ospreay with The Tiger Driver for a two count. Phantasmo has Ospreay perched on the top turnbuckle. Phantasmo is throwing haymakers at Ospreay. Phantasmo with forearm shivers. Phantasmo with The Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Phantasmo goes for Thunder Kiss 86, but Ospreay ducks out of the way. Ospreay delivers The Robinson Special. Phantasmo dodges The OsCutter. Phantasmo connects with Sudden Death for a two count. Phantasmo goes for The CR II, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Rollup Exchange. Ospreay ducks a clothesline from Phantasmo. Ospreay nails Phantasmo with The Hook Kick. Ospreay goes for The OsCutter, but Phantasmo counters with a backslide cover for a two count. Ospreay plants Phantasmo with The Hidden Blade to pickup the victory.

Winner: Will Ospreay via Pinfall 

Eight Match: (0) Jay White w/Gedo vs. (0) Sanada In A G1 Climax 32 B BLOCK Tournament Match

White is playing mind games with Sanada. Sanada tells White to get back in the ring. Sanada blocks a boot from White. Sanada applies a side headlock. White whips Sanada across the ring. White drops down on the canvas. White goes for a Hip Toss, but Sanada counters with a deep arm-drag. Sanada dropkicks White to the floor. Sanada rolls White back into the ring. Sanada gets distracted by Gedo. White exits the ring. White avoids The Slingshot Pescado. Sanada ducks a clothesline from White. White with a Flatliner into the steel barricade. White dumps Sanada chest first on the barricade. White drives Sanada back first into the ring apron. White whips Sanada into the barricade. White rolls Sanada back into the ring. White hooks the outside leg for a one count. White stomps on Sanada’s back and chest. White applies a top wrist lock. White delivers a gut punch for a two count. White kicks Sanada in the gut. White with clubbing shoulder blocks. Following a snap mare takeover, White applies a waist lock. White with a forearm shot across the back of Sanada. White whips Sanada into the red turnbuckle pad.

Two Sweet Chops. Sanada with forearm shivers. Short-Arm Reversal by Sanada. Sanada ducks under two chops from White. Sanada with a double leg takedown. White denies The Paradise Lock. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of White. Sanada pops back on his feet. Sanada scores the forearm knockdown. Sanada with a deep arm-drag. Sanada ducks a clothesline from White. Sanada with The Atomic Drop. White blocks The Paradise Lock. White with a knife edge chop. Sanada with a Hurricanrana. Sanada applies The Paradise Lock. Sanada with a low dropkick for a one count. White denies The TKO. Standing Switch Exchange. White drops Sanada with The DDT. White with a Running Uppercut. White hits The BladeBuster for a two count. Sanada blocks The Uranage Slam. Sanada with three sharp elbow strikes. White with another Flatliner. White follows that with a Deadlift German Suplex. White with The Uranage Slam for a two count. Gedo yells at Red Shoes. Sanada denies The Sleeper Suplex. Sanada backs White into the red turnbuckle pad. Sanada with clubbing elbow smashes. White reverses out of the irish whip from Sanada. White knocks Sanada off the apron.

White rolls Sanada back into the ring. Sanada with The TKO. Sanada ducks a clothesline from White. Sanada applies Skull End. Red Shoes gets distracted by Sanada. White kicks the middle rope into the nether regions of Sanada. Sanada with forearm shivers. White answers with a knife edge chop. White uppercuts Sanada. Sanada scores the inverted low blow. Sanada goes for The Muto MoonSault, but White ducks out of the way. White calls for the DQ, but Red Shoes ignores him. Red Shoes shoves White. Sanada rolls White over for a two count. Sanada ducks a clothesline from White. Sanada with The O’Connor Roll for a two count. Sanada with a forearm smash. Sanada follows that with Two Rolling Elbows. Sanada connects with The Elevated TKO for a two count. White blocks The Muto MoonSault. White goes for The Blade Runner, but Sanada counters with Skull End. Sanada with The Japanese Leg Clutch Hold for a two count. Sanada goes back to Skull End. Dragon Sleeper Exchange. White goes for The Sleeper Suplex, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada reapplies Skull End. White rakes the eyes of Sanada. White plants Sanada with The Blade Runner to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jay White via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: (0) Kazuchika Okada vs. (0) Jeff Cobb In A G1 Climax 32 A BLOCK Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Cobb backs Okada into the ropes. Red Shoes calls for a clean break. Cobb pats Okada on the chest. Strong lockup. Cobb outpowers Okada. Okada regroups on the outside. Okada kicks Cobb in the gut. Okada applies a side headlock. Cobb whips Okada across the ring. Okada runs into Cobb. Shoulder Block Exchange. Cobb drops Okada with a shoulder tackle. Okada drops down on the canvas. Cobb catches Okada in mid-air. Cobb with The Fallaway Slam. Cobb with a forearm smash. Cobb slams Okada’s head on the ring apron. Cobb punches Okada in the back and chest. Cobb whips Okada into the steel barricade. Cobb steps on Okada’s chest. Okada gets back in the ring at the count of thirteen. Cobb stomps on Okada’s chest. Cobb with a double sledge. Cobb stomps on Okada’s back. Surf’s Up. Cobb with a forearm smash. Cobb punches Okada in the back. Cobb with a Running Vertical Suplex for a two count. Cobb headbutts the back of Okada. Cobb applies The Bear Hug. Cobb with a Side Slam.

Cobb toys around with Okada. Okada with forearm shivers. Cobb nails Okada with a double throat thrust. Cobb goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Okada lands back on his feet. Okada kicks Cobb in the gut. Okada drops Cobb with The DDT. Okada with forearm shivers. Cobb reverses out of the irish whip from Okada. Okada ducks under two clotheslines from Cobb. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Okada sends Cobb to the corner. Cobb decks Okada with a back elbow smash. Okada with The Flapjack. Okada applies The Money Clip. Cobb puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Cobb exits the ring. Okada whips Cobb into the barricade. Cobb blocks The Running Boot. Okada ducks a clothesline from Cobb. Okada kicks Cobb in the gut. Okada hits The DDT on the floor. Okada rolls Cobb back into the ring. Okada with The Reverse NeckBreaker for a two count. Okada dives over Cobb. Cobb ducks a clothesline from Okada. Cobb applies a waist lock. Okada with three sharp elbow strikes. Cobb reverses out of the irish whip from Okada. Cobb goes for a dropkick, but Okada holds onto the ropes. Cobb dropkicks Okada.

Cobb with a leaping uppercut. Cobb with The Spin Cycle. Cobb puts Okada on the top turnbuckle. Okada is throwing haymakers at Cobb. Cobb with a Standing Dropkick. Cobb with The Avalanche GutWrench Suplex. Cobb follows that with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Cobb whips Okada across the ring. Okada with The Shotgun Dropkick. Tombstone PileDriver Exchange. Okada applies The Money Clip. Cobb runs Okada into the turnbuckle pad. Okada side steps Cobb into the same turnbuckle pad. Okada puts Cobb on the top turnbuckle. Cobb kicks Okada in the face. Okada with a Snap BackBreaker. Okada reapplies The Money Clip. Cobb puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Okada bodyslams Cobb. Okada lands The Flying Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. Cobb denies The Rain Maker. Okada dropkicks Cobb. Cobb responds with The Aloha Rain Maker. Forearm Exchange. Cobb whips Okada across the ring. Cobb goes for Tour Of The Islands, but Okada lands back on his feet. Okada applies The Money Clip. Okada with The Spinning Rain Maker. Cobb HeadButts Okada. Okada denies The Tour Of The Islands. Okada with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Okada with The Emerald Flowsion. Okada connects with The Rain Maker to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada via Pinfall 

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