NJPW G1 Climax 32 Results (7/20/22): Tetsuya Naito vs. Hirooki Goto

NJPW G1 Climax 32: Night Three
July 20, 2022
Xebio Arena Sendai
Miyagi, 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 & Royce Isaacs vs. JONAH & Bad Dude Tito

Royce Isaacs and JONAH will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Jonah backs Isaacs into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Isaacs kicks Jonah in the gut. Isaacs with a straight right hand. Isaacs runs into Jonah. Shoulder Block Exchange. Jonah drops Isaacs with a running shoulder tackle. Jonah blocks a boot from Isaacs. Isaacs with a knee lift. Isaacs with a Jumping Knee Strike. Lawlor and Tito are tagged in. Lawlor repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Tito. Tito with a double leg takedown. Lawlor push kicks Tito into the ropes. Tito ducks a clothesline from Lawlor. Tito applies The Ankle Lock. Lawlor sweeps out the legs of Tito. Lawlor applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Lawlor transitions into The Lawlor Lock. Tito grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Lawlor unloads two knife edge chops. Lawlor applies the cravate. Lawlor with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Lawlor applies The Guillotine Choke. Tito walks into the ropes which forces the break. Team Filthy clears the ring and poses for the crowd.

Tito dumps Isaacs out of the ring. Tito starts biting the right bicep of Lawlor. Double Shoulder Tackle. Tito punches Lawlor in the back. Jonah tags himself in. Tito bodyslams Lawlor. Jonah applies The Mud Crab. Isaacs repeatedly kicks Jonah in the face. Tito delivers The Pounce. Lawlor grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Jonah tags in Tito. Tito with The Slingshot Senton. Lawlor slaps Tito in the ribs. Tito thrust kicks the midsection of Lawlor. Lawlor dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Lawlor with a Kamagiri Kick. Tito kicks Lawlor in the face. Tito punches Isaacs. Lawlor with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Lawlor tags in Isaacs. Isaacs with forearm shivers. Isaacs slams Tito’s head on the blue turnbuckle pad. Isaacs with a corner clothesline. Lawlor tags himself in. Isaacs with a gut punch. Lawlor drops Tito with a Leaping NeckBreaker for a two count. Lawlor with a knife edge chop. Lawlor tags in Isaacs.

Isaacs with forearm shivers. Isaacs tags in Lawlor. Lawlor with a Japanese Arm-Drag. Tito kicks Isaacs in the face. Tito decks Lawlor with a back elbow smash. Tito hits The Double BlockBuster. Jonah and Isaacs are tagged in. Jonah runs by Isaacs. Jonah levels Lawlor with The Body Avalanche. Jonah clotheslines Isaacs. Jonah with a Double Avalanche. Jonah puts Lawlor on the top turnbuckle. Jonah with a Double Samoan Drop. Isaacs fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Isaacs with two back elbow smashes. Jonah with The Uranage Slam. Jonah follows that with a Senton Splash for a two count. Tito ducks a clothesline from Lawlor. Tito with The Exploder Suplex. Tito lands The Suicide Dive. Isaacs side steps Jonah into the turnbuckle pad. Jonah denies The German Suplex. Isaacs with The Rolling Elbow. Isaacs with The Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Jonah drops Isaacs with a Leaping Body Block. Jonah connects with The Black Forest Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: JONAH & Bad Dude Tito via Pinfall 

Second Match: Will Ospreay, Jeff Cobb, The Great O-Khan and Aaron Henare vs. EVIL, El Phantasmo, SHO and Dick Togo In A 8-Man Tag Team Match

House Of Torture attacks United Empire before the bell rings. Togo with two toe kicks to Cobb. Togo starts doing push ups in the center of the ring. Togo rakes the eyes of Cobb. Cobb shrugs off the Running Crossbody Block from Togo. United Empire applies The BDS. Surf’s Up. Cobb tags in Ospreay. Ospreay transitions into a corner mount for a two count. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Togo reverses out of the irish whip from Ospreay. Phantasmo trips Ospreay from the outside. All hell is breaking loose in Sendai. Sho is choking Khan with his boot. EVIL drives Henare back first into the steel barricade. The ring announcer goes down in the process. Phantasmo rakes the back of Ospreay. Phantasmo rolls Ospreay back into the ring. Togo kicks Ospreay in the chest. Togo with a straight right hand. Togo punches Ospreay in the jaw. Togo tags in Sho.

Sho rakes the back of Ospreay. Sho with a forearm smash. Sho repeatedly stomps on Ospreay’s chest. Sho is choking Ospreay with his boot. Sho applies a front face lock. Phantasmo tags himself in. Phantasmo with acrobatic back rake. Phantasmo with a forearm smash. Phantasmo snaps the middle finger of Ospreay. Phantasmo works on his joint manipulation game. Phantasmo stomps on the left foot of Ospreay. Phantasmo applies a knuckle lock. Phantasmo with The Old School Back Rake. Phantasmo taunts Henare. Ospreay applies the nipple twister. Sho tugs on Ospreay’s hair. The referee is losing control of this match. Sho kicks Ospreay in the gut. Double Irish Whip. Ospreay with a Handspring Double Roundhouse Kick. EVIL and Henare are tagged in. Henare ducks a clothesline from EVIL. Henare knocks Togo off the ring apron.

Henare with a Discus Back Elbow Smash. Henare with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Henare follows that with heavy bodyshots. Henare whips EVIL across the ring. Henare hits The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Henare stomps on EVIL’s chest. Sho runs interference. Henare kicks Sho off the apron. EVIL rakes the eyes of Henare. Togo removes the blue turnbuckle pad. EVIL whips Henare into the exposed steel. EVIL tags in Togo. Double Irish Whip. Double Toe Kick. House Of Torture pulls Henare down to the mat. Togo with a Running Senton Splash for a two count. Togo wraps the garrote around Henare’s neck. Khan applies The Claw. Khan drops EVIL with The Big Boot. Sho blocks The Pump Kick. Khan with a Double Claw. Ospreay kicks Phantasmo off the apon. Togo grabs Khan’s beard. Khan applies The Sheep Killer. Khan uses Togo’s legs as a weapon. Khan with a BackBreaker. Henare makes Togo pass out to The Ultima Clutch.

Winner: Will Ospreay, Jeff Cobb, The Great O-Khan and Aaron Henare via Referee Stoppage 

Third Match: Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi Hashi vs. Toru Yano & Ryohei Oiwa 

Yano and Oiwa attacks Okada and Hashi before the bell rings. Yano whips Okada into the steel barricade. Yano delivers multiple chair shots. Yano rolls Okada back into the ring. Yano removes a turnbuckle pad. Okada with forearm shivers. Yano rakes the eyes of Okada. Yano whips Okada into the exposed steel. Yano goes for a PowerBomb, but Okada lands back on his feet. Yano with another eye rake. Yano whips Okada across the ring. Okada scores the elbow knockdown. Okada applies a wrist lock. Okada whips Yano into the exposed steel. Okada tags in Hashi. Hashi hammers down on the back of Yano’s neck. Hashi with a knife edge chop. Hashi applies a wrist lock. Hashi with a hammer elbow in the corner. Following a snap mare takeover, Hashi applies a rear chin lock. Yano puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Hashi tags in Okada. Okada with forearm shivers. Okada bodyslams Yano. Okada with The Slingshot Senton. Okada grabs a side wrist lock. Okada sends Yano to the corner. Okada with a leaping back elbow smash. Okada kicks Yano in the gut. Okada drops Yano with The DDT for a two count. Okada goes for The Reverse NeckBreaker, but Yano counters with The Sunset Flip for a two count. Okada kicks Yano in the gut. Yano with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Okada tags in Hashi.

Hashi stomps on Yano’s back. Hashi with a forearm smash. Short-Arm Reversal by Yano. Yano pulls Hashi down to the mat. Yano tags in Oiwa. Oiwa with forearm shivers. Oiwa with a Corner Dropkick. Oiwa follows that with a running shoulder tackle for a two count. Oiwa with The GutWrench Suplex. Oiwa applies The Boston Crab. Hashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Oiwa repeatedly stomps on Hashi’s chest. Oiwa with a forearm smash. Hashi SuperKicks Oiwa for a two count. Yano kicks Okada in the gut. Okada with a reverse hammer throw into the exposed steel. Double Irish Whip. Okada ducks a clothesline from Oiwa. Hashi inadvertently chops Okada. Oiwa rolls Hashi over for a two count. Oiwa with forearm shivers. Hashi with a blistering chop. Hashi thrust kicks the midsection of Oiwa. Hashi with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Hashi makes Oiwa tap out to The Butterfly Lock. After the match, Okada starts brawling with Yano.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi Hashi via Submission 

Fourth Match: Jay White, KENTA and Juice Robinson w/Gedo vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomohiro Ishii and Kosei Fujita In A 6-Man Tag Team Match

White attacks Ishii before the bell rings. Bullet Club gangs up on Tanahashi. Fujita with forearm shivers. Fujita with three dropkicks. White blasts Fujita with a knife edge chop. Robinson bodyslams Fujita. Kenta kicks Fujita in the back. Bullet Club are putting the boots to Tanahashi. Tanahashi with two forearm smashes. White drives his knee into the midsection of Tanahashi. Tanahashi knocks Kenta and Robinson off the ring apron. White blocks a boot from Tanahashi. Tanahashi ducks under two clotheslines from White. Tanahashi decks White with a back elbow smash. Tanahashi with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Tanahashi plays the air guitar. Hair Pull/Forearm Exchange. White tosses Tanahashi over the top rope. Robinson with Two HeadButts. Robinson is choking Tanahashi with his boot. White taunts Ishii. Robinson rolls Tanahashi back into the ring. White hooks the outside leg for a two count. White repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Tanahashi. White tags in Robinson. Robinson stomps on the left hamstring of Tanahashi. Robinson with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Robinson tags in Kenta. Kenta kicks the left knee of Tanahashi. Kenta with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Shoulder Block Party.

Following a snap mare takeover, Robinson applies a rear chin lock. Tanahashi with heavy bodyshots. Robinson tags in White. Robinson with a drop toe hold. White with an elbow drop. White stomps on the left knee of Tanahashi. Tanahashi is displaying his fighting spirit. White drives his knee into the midsection of Tanahashi. White pulls Tanahashi down to the mat. White knocks Ishii off the apron. White toys around with Tanahashi. Tanahashi with two bodyshots. White answers with a knee lift. Fujita tugs on White’s hair. White rocks Fujita with a forearm smash. White hammers down on the right knee of Tanahashi. Tanahashi drops White with The Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi tags in Ishii. White with a forearm smash. White sends Ishii to the corner. White inadvertently knocks Robinson off the apron. Kenta punches Ishii. Kenta with the irish whip. Ishii side steps White into the turnbuckle pad. Ishii with a corner clothesline. Kenta inadvertently nails White with The Helluva Kick. Ishii with a shoulder tackle. Ishii ducks a clothesline from White. Ishii with a Vertical Suplex. Ishii applies a waist lock. White with two sharp elbow strikes. White with a forearm smash. Ishii decks White with a back elbow smash. White ducks a clothesline from Ishii. White drops Ishii with The DDT. White tags in Kenta.

Kenta is throwing haymakers at Ishii. Ishii dodges The Big Boot. Ishii with a Release German Suplex. Ishii tags in Fujita. Fujita dropkicks Kenta. Kenta denies The Belly to Belly Suplex. Kenta with three sharp elbow strikes. Fujita answers with forearm shivers. Fujita with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Fujita applies The Boston Crab. Tanahashi clears the ring. Kenta grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Kenta hammers down on the back of Fujita’s neck. Kenta with a DDT. Kenta applies The Boston Crab. Tanahashi breaks up the submission hold. White attacks Tanahashi from behind. Double Irish Whip. Tanahashi hits The SlingBlade. Tanahashi ducks a clothesline from Kenta. Tanahashi drops Kenta with The Twist and Shout. Fujita with forearm shivers. Kenta with a Lariat for a two count. Kenta goes for The Boston Crab, but Fujita counters with an inside cradle for a two count. Fujita ducks a clothesline from Kenta. Fujita with the backslide cover for a two count. Fujita dodges The Big Boot. Fujita rolls Kenta over for a two count. Kenta makes Fujita tap out to Game Over. After the match, Ishii starts brawling with White.

Winner: Jay White, KENTA and Juice Robinson via Submission

Fifth Match: Shingo Takagi, Sanada and Bushi vs. Zack Sabre Jr, Taichi and Taka Michinoku In A 6-Man Tag Team Match

Sanada and Taichi will start things off. Pec Popping Contest. Takagi and Sabre are tagged in. Sabre kicks the right shoulder of Takagi. Wrist Lock Exchange. Sabre applies the cravate. Takagi with a deep arm-drag. Takagi whips Sabre across the ring. Sabre applies The Cobra Twist. Takagi decks Sabre with a back elbow smash. Takagi scores a right jab. Takagi avoids The Overhead Wrist Kick. Sabre dodges The Sliding Lariat. Takagi denies The PK. Takagi with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Takagi knocks Michinoku off the ring apron. Takagi tags in Bushi. Wish Bone Attack. Bushi with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Bushi slaps Sabre in the chest. Bushi sends Sabre to the corner. Sabre side steps Bushi into the turnbuckle pad. Bushi with a Pendulum Kick. Sabre applies The Ankle Lock. Sabre transitions into a Knee Bar. Bushi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Sabre tags in Michinoku. Michinoku repeatedly stomps on the left knee of Bushi. Bushi with forearm shivers. Michinoku kicks the left knee of Bushi. Michinoku tags in Taichi. Taichi stomps on the left knee of Bushi. Following a snap mare takeover, Taichi kicks Bushi in the back. Taichi applies the greco roman throat hold. The referee admonishes Taichi. Taichi starts choking Takagi. Sanada stares at Taichi. Bushi with forearm shivers. Taichi with a throat toss. Bushi dropkicks the left knee of Taichi. Bushi tags in Sanada.

Sanada scores the forearm knockdown. Sanada with two arm-drags. Sanada with an Atomic Drop. Sanada follows that with a double leg takedown. Sanada applies The Paradise Lock. Taichi kicks Sanada in the back. Forearm/Hamstring Kick Exchange. Taichi applies a blatant choke. Sanada dropkicks Taichi. Sanada dropkicks Michinoku to the floor. Taichi denies The TKO. Sanada kicks Taichi in the gut. Short-Arm Reversal by Taichi. Taichi nails Sanada with The Hook Kick. Sanada avoids The Buzzsaw Kick. Sanada denies The Dangerous Back Drop Driver. Sanada hammers down on the back of Taichi’s neck. Sanada applies a waist lock. Taichi with a Spinning Enzuigiri. Taichi tags in Michinoku. Michinoku stomps on the left shoulder of Sanada. Short-Arm Reversal by Michinoku. Michinoku applies The CrossFace. Sanada grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Sanada with forearm shivers. Michinoku ducks a clothesline from Sanada. Sanada goes for The Japanese Leg Clutch Hold, but Michinoku counters with another CrossFace. Takagi breaks up the submission hold. Sanada negates The Michinoku Driver. Sanada applies Skull End. Michinoku rolls Sanada over for a two count. Michinoku with a Running Knee Strike for a two count.  Michinoku goes for The Michinoku Driver, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada makes Michinoku tap out to Skull End.

Winner: Shingo Takagi, Sanada and Bushi via Submission 

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

Sixth Match: (0) David Finlay vs. (0) Yujiro Takahashi In A G1 Climax 32 D BLOCK Tournament Match

Finlay with a waist lock go-behind. Takahashi grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Finlay talks smack to Takahashi. Finlay side steps the collar and elbow tie up. Takahashi pie faces Finlay. Takahashi kicks Finlay in the gut. Hammerlock Exchange. Finlay wraps the left shoulder of Takahashi around the middle rope. Finlay with a toe kick. Finlay with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Finlay applies a side headlock. Takahashi starts biting Finlay’s fingers. Takahashi whips Finlay across the ring. Finlay with the backslide cover for a two count. Finlay with The Rolling Crucifix for a two count. Finlay dropkicks Takahashi to the floor. Takahashi avoids The Slingshot Pescado. Takahashi whips Finlay into the steel barricade. Takahashi brings Finlay up the rampway. Finlay denies The Fisherman’s Buster. Takahashi drops Finlay with The Reverse DDT. Takahashi rolls Finlay back into the ring. Takahashi transitions into a ground and pound attack for a one count. Takahashi with a Sliding Boot for a two count.

Finlay with forearm shivers. Takahashi drives his knee into the midsection of Finlay. Takahashi with clubbing elbow smashes. Takahashi with The Helluva Kick. Takahashi follows that with a Reverse STO for a two count. Takahashi applies the bow and arrow stretch. Finlay drives Takahashi face first into the red turnbuckle pad. Finlay blocks The Helluva Kick. Finlay with a Leaping NeckBreaker. Finlay scores two elbow knockdowns. Finlay ducks a clothesline from Takahashi. Finlay with The Blue Thunder Bomb. Finlay pops back on his feet. Finlay with a Running Uppercut. Finlay with The Slingshot Pescado. Finlay follows that with a Belly to Back Suplex on the ring apron. Finlay with The Uranage BackBreaker for a two count. Finlay drops Takahashi with a Sliding Forearm for a two count. Finlay goes for a PowerBomb, but Takahashi blocks it. Takahashi continues to bite Finlay’s fingers. Finlay reverses out of the irish whip from Takahashi. Takahashi dumps Finlay face first on the top rope.

Takahashi backs Finlay against the ropes. Takahashi with another Helluva Kick. Takahashi with The Fisherman’s Buster for a two count. Takahashi puts Finlay on the top turnbuckle. Finlay denies The Avalanche Fisherman’s Buster. Finlay punches Takahashi in the back. Finlay with a Running PowerBomb for a two count. Finlay prepares for Trash Panda. Finlay gets distracted by Sho. Takahashi with The Olympic Slam for a two count. Sho gives Takahashi the walking stick. The referee admonishes Takahashi. Takahashi delivers the low blow. Takahashi connects with The Pimp Juice for a two count. Sho argues with the referee. Finlay shoves Takahashi into Sho. Finlay hits The Stunner for a two count. Finlay goes for Trash Panda, but Takahashi counters with a high knee strike. Finlay with The O’Connor Roll for a two count. Sho nails Finlay with the wrench behind the referee’s back. Takahashi plants Finlay with The Big Juice to pickup the victory.

Winner: Yujiro Takahashi via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: (0) Tama Tonga w/Jado vs. (0) Chase Owens In A G1 Climax 32 B BLOCK Tournament Match

Tonga starts things off with a Flying Crossbody Block. Tonga transitions into a ground and pound attack. Tonga is throwing haymakers at Owens. Tonga whips Owens across the ring. Tonga with a Back Body Drop. Owens crawls toward the ropes. Tonga pulls Owens back to the center of the ring. Tonga drives his knee into the midsection of Owens. Tonga whips Owens across the ring. Owens bails out to the floor. Owens is playing mind games with Tonga. Owens SuperKicks Jado. Tonga runs after Owens. Owens with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Owens ducks a clothesline from Tonga. Owens with The Pump Kick. Owens uppercuts Tonga. Owens sends Tonga face first into the ring apron. Owens with a Side Russian Leg Sweep into the steel barricade. Owens with a NeckBreaker on the floor. Tonga gets back in the ring at the count of seventeen. Owens kicks Tonga in the face. Owens whips Tonga across the ring. Owens scores the elbow knockdown for a one count. Owens with a flying double axe handle strike. Owens removes the blue turnbuckle pad. Tonga with heavy bodyshots.

Short-Arm Reversal by Owens. Owens with a knee smash. Owens thrust kicks the midsection of Tonga. Owens with a Twisting NeckBreaker for a two count. Owens is choking Tonga with his knee. Owens punches Tonga in the jaw. Owens applies a rear chin lock. Owens transitions into the cravate. Owens follows that with a front chancery. Tonga with elbows into the midsection of Owens. Owens uppercuts Tonga. Owens bodyslams Tonga. Tonga punches Owens in mid-air. Tonga with two uppercuts. Owens kicks Tonga in the gut. Owens with the irish whip. Tonga with two clotheslines. Tonga scores the elbow knockdown. Tonga ducks a clothesline from Owens. Tonga delivers his combination offense. Tonga with The Stinger Splash. Tonga with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Owens denies The Tongan Twist. Owens thrust kicks the midsection of Tonga. Owens with a Sunset Flip into the turnbuckle pad. Owens with a running forearm smash. Owens follows that with a short-arm clothesline for a two count. Owens with a NeckBreaker for a two count.

Owens goes for The C-Trigger, but Tonga counters with a Superman Forearm. Owens with a Discus Back Elbow Smash. Tonga with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Tonga hits The SRC. Tonga goes for The Supreme Flow, but Owens ducks out of the way. Owens starts pulling back the padding on the floor. Jado kicks over the pad, much to the dismay of Owens. Owens yells at Jado. Owens grabs a steel chair. Jado snatches the chair out of Owens hands. Tonga with a Back Body Drop on the floor. Tonga rolls Owens back into the ring. Tonga lands The Supreme Flow for a two count. Tonga is fired up. Owens denies The GunStun. Owens nails Tonga with The C-Trigger. Tonga denies The Package PileDriver. Owens rolls Tonga over for a two count. Owens with an inside cradle for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Owens blocks The GunStun. Owens sends Tonga chest first into the exposed steel. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Tonga lands back on his feet. Tonga catapults Owens into the exposed steel. Tonga connects with The GunStun to pickup the victory.

Winner: Tama Tonga via Pinfall 

Eight Match: (0) Lance Archer vs. (0) Bad Luck Fale In A G1 Climax 32 A BLOCK Tournament Match

Fale attacks Archer before the bell rings. Fale goes for The Bad Luck Fall, but Archer lands back on his feet. Archer runs into Fale. Shoulder Block Exchange. Archer grabs Fale by his throat. Fale with a gut punch. Fale sends Archer to the corner. Archer dives over Fale. Fale drops Archer with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Fale with forearm shivers. Fale dumps Archer out of the ring. Fale rakes the back of Archer. Fale wraps Archer’s braids around his neck. Archer whips Fale into the steel barricade. Archer rolls Fale back into the ring. Archer kicks Fale in the back. Archer applies a rear chin lock. Archer fish hooks Fale. Archer stomps on Fale’s face. Archer slams Fale’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Archer with two forearm smashes. Fale answers with heavy bodyshots. Archer reverses out of the irish whip from Fale. Archer drops Fale with The Big Boot. Archer stomps on Fale’s back. Fale nails Archer with a throat thrust. Fale sends Archer back first into the barricade. Fale grabs two steel chairs. Red Shoes admonishes Fale. Fale sends Archer face first into the steel ring post. Fale sets up a chair contraption on the floor.

Archer with forearm shivers. Archer with a double sledge. Archer slams Fale’s head on the barricade. Archer punches Fale in the back. Archer rocks Fale with a forearm smash. Fale answers with a gut punch. Fale with clubbing blows to Archer’s back. Fale bodyslams Archer through the chair contraption. Archer gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Fale kicks Archer in the gut. Archer kicks Fale in the face. Archer with a Running Crossbody Block for a two count. Archer punches Fale in the back. Fale denies The Old School MoonSault. Fale hits The Samoan Drop for a two count. Fale ascends to the top turnbuckle. Archer with a Rising Knee Strike. Archer goes for The Blackout, but Fale lands back on his feet. Archer side steps Fale into the blue turnbuckle pad. Archer with a running elbow smash. Archer transitions into a corner mount. Fale goes for a PowerBomb, but Archer counters with a Hurricanrana over the top rope. Archer with a Flying Cannonball Senton off the apron. Fale tees off on Archer. Archer pull off the apron. Fale sweeps out the legs of Archer. Double Choke Hold. Fale blasts Archer off the apron. Archer was unable to break the referee’s twenty count.

Winner: Bad Luck Fale via Count-Out 

Ninth Match: (0) Tetsuya Naito vs. (0) Hirooki Goto In A G1 Climax 32 C BLOCK Tournament Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Goto backs Naito into the ropes. Red Shoes calls for a clean break. Goto pats Naito on the chest. Strong lockup. Naito applies a waist lock. Wrist Lock Exchange. Hammerlock Exchange. Goto with a side headlock takeover. Naito backs Goto into the ropes. Naito pats Goto on the chest. Naito wraps the right shoulder of Goto around the top rope. Naito punches Goto in the back. Naito sends Goto to the corner. Goto drops Naito with a running shoulder tackle. Naito kicks Goto in the face. Goto with a Hip Toss. Goto goes for an Elbow Drop, but Naito ducks out of the way. Naito kicks Goto in the gut. Naito whips Goto across the ring. Naito decks Goto with a back elbow smash. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito whips Goto across the ring. Goto with a Counter Hip Toss. Naito regroups on the outside. Naito is playing mind games with Goto. Naito kicks Goto in the gut. Naito punches Goto in the back. Naito whips Goto into the steel barricade. Goto kicks Naito in the face. Goto inadvertently clotheslines the steel ring post. Naito hammers down on the right shoulder of Goto. Naito wraps the right shoulder of Goto around the barricade. Naito applies a wrist lock. Naito wraps the right shoulder of Goto around the ring post. Goto gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen.

Following a snap mare takeover, Naito applies the short-arm scissors. Goto puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Naito refuses to let go of the hold. Naito stomps on the left knee of Goto. Naito with forearm shivers. Naito with a forearm smash. Goto slaps Naito in the chest. Naito answers with a hammer elbow. Naito kicks Goto in the chest. Naito hammers down on the back of Goto’s neck. Goto with an overhand chop. Naito hyperextends the right shoulder of Goto. Naito toys around with Goto. Naito with a forearm smash. Naito with clubbing elbow smashes in the corner. Naito rams his boot across the right shoulder of Goto. Naito with two hammer elbows. Naito repeatedly kicks Goto in the face. Goto blocks a boot from Naito. Naito with a forearm smash. Goto applies a waist lock. Naito decks Goto with a back elbow smash. Goto with The Misdirection Lariat.

Goto with forearm shivers. Goto sends Naito to the corner. Goto with The Spinning Wheel Kick. Goto with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Goto goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Naito lands back on his feet. Goto with a forearm smash. Naito scores the elbow knockdown. Naito dropkicks the back of Goto’s head. Naito with a NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito applies The Puma Blanca. Goto puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break. Naito with a Corner Dropkick. Naito sweeps out the legs of Goto. Combination Cabron. Naito puts Goto on the top turnbuckle. Naito with The Top Rope FrankenSteiner. Goto denies The Destino. Naito with The Pop Up SpineBuster. Goto applies a deep hammerlock with his legs. Goto works on his joint manipulation game. Goto applies The Puma Blanca. Naito puts his foot on the bottom rope which forces the break.

Forearm Exchange. Naito hammers down on the right shoulder of Goto. Naito is trying to wear down Goto with repeated elbow smashes. Goto drops Naito with The Discus Lariat. Naito denies The Saito Suplex. Goto with The Olympic Slam for a two count. Goto hits The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Naito denies The GTR. Goto goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Naito lands back on his feet. Naito with The Rolling Capo Kick. Goto reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. Naito with a flying forearm smash. Naito connects with The Destino for a two count. Goto with three sharp elbow strikes. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Goto blocks The Valentia. Goto with The Draping GTR. Goto blasts Naito with The Mid-Kick. Goto with The GTW for a two count. Naito denies The GTR. Naito drills Goto with The Valentia. Naito goes for The Destino, but Goto counters with The Shouten Kai. Goto plants Naito with The GTR to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hirooki Goto via Pinfall 

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