NJPW – G1 Climax 28 – Day 6 – July 21st, 2018

On night six of this year’s G1 Climax tournament we have the second night of B Block action, headlined by Tomohiro Ishii vs Hirooki Goto. Other tournament Matches on this show are Kenny Omega vs Tama Tonga. This show is on njpwworld Live and On-Demand This show is Live from Korakuen Hall.


This show kicked off with the G1 Climax tournament Video Package. Kevin Kelly and Rocky Romero on English Commentary again.

YOSHI-HASHI & SHO vs Michael Elgin & Ten Narita

  • SHO looked good in this match and has looked good throughoutthese tag matches in the G1. This match sets up the opener for tomorrow’s A Block show. YOSHI-HASHI is facing Michael Elgin in the first Tournament match of the day tomorrow. Not much to this match but SHO pinned Narita with a bridging German Suplex. Winners YOSHI-HASHI & SHO.

Bad Luck Fale & Tonga Loa vs EVIL & BUSHI

  • Bad Luck Fale faces off with EVIL tomorrow and EVIL is quick to show that he’s not afraid of Fale. BUSHI took most of the heat in this match from The Tongans. Tonga Loa pinned BUSHI with his sit down Piledriver for the win. Winners Bad Luck Fale & Tonga Loa.

Jay White & YOH vs Minoru Suzuki & El Desperado

  • Jay White wouldn’t get in the ring at first with Suzuki looking very threatening before the match. Switchblade looked scared of Minoru Suzuki as they circle the ring with Minoru Suzuki saying in Japanese “What’s he doing” as he tries to catch his opponent for tomorrow. Suzuki tagged in and Jay run away. When Suzuki had YOH in a sleeper and prepares for a GSP, Jay White watches on. Suzuki really wanted to get his hands on Jay White. Suzuki pins YOH as Jay watches. Winners Minoru Suzuki & El Desperado.

Hangman Page & Chase Owens vs Hiroshi Tanahashi & David Finlay

  • Hangman Page kicks of this match with the Ace of New Japan, Tanahashi. Page will have his first ever single match against Tanahashi tomorrow night. Hangman Page and Chase win the match and Page and Tanahashi have a stare down after. Winners Hangman Page & Chase Owens.

Kazuchika Okada & Gedo vs Togi Makabe & Henare

  • This is a fun tag match with Kazuchika Okada setting up his single match tomorrow against Togi Makabe. Simple tag match here with Togi Makabe getting the win over Gedo with his flying knee drop. After the match Kazuchika picked up Togi Makabe’s chain and wrapped it round his hand, then left. Winners Togi Makabe & Henare.

G1 Climax tournament Matches

Toru Yano vs Kota Ibushi

  • Yano start off by wrestling Kota and nearly getting a win early but they end up on the outside. At ringside, Toru Yano starts taking the turnbuckle pads off but Kota cuts him off with a flip off the top rope. Ibushi takes off the other buckle pad. These two tease the buckle bumps but eventually Toru Yano tapes Ibushi’s hands together. Ibushi hits all sorts of moves with his hands taped, like a dropkick, a Moonsalt and more but unfortunately Yano hits a lowblow, chop Block and rollup for the win. Winner Toru Yano.

Zack Sabre Jr vs Sanada

  • This match starts off with some very good wrestling with trading holds and submissions but Sanada seems to get the upper hand early which starts to frustrate Zack Sabre Jr. Rocky Romero says “It’salmost like the world of sport” as both guys rest at the five minute mark. A few minutes later they both trade submissions and rollups until Sanada pinned Zack with a reversal of a rollup with a bridge. Really good match and great wrestling. Winner Sanada.

Tetsuya Naito vs Juice Robinson

  • Naito goes straight after the broken hand of Juice, Juice sells very well as it is played up that Juice can’t use the left hand but his opponents can attack it. Juice makes a comeback with a spinebuster and right hand chops. Juice goes for a suplex but Naito reversed and hits a sliding dropkick to the hand. Juice reverses a top rope Rana with a sunset bomb and hits the jackhammer suplex. Juice hits a fall away slam from the second rope, followed by a cannonball and a powerbomb for a good nearfall. Naito reverses Juice’s Juice Box into a Destino which Juice kicked out of but Naito hit another and it was all over. Winner Tetsuya Naito.

Tama Tonga vs Kenny Omega

  • Tonga Loa and Bad Luck Fale say to English Commentary that they are there to “make sure no on interferes” as Tonga Loa said. They all jump Kenny Omega before the bell. Chase and Hangman come down to help Kenny and eventually this ends up in the ring with Kenny and Tama. All other Bullet Club members get sent back, away from the ring. After a few minutes of wrestling between Tama and Kenny, Tonga Loa comes out to help Tama. This all leads to Tama teasing the Styles Clash on a chair but Red Shoes kicks the chair away and shouts at Tama, letting him know he’s had enough of the BCOGs. Tama hits the referee Red Shoes with a Gun Stun for a DQ. The BC Firing Squad attack Kenny and wrap a chair around his neck threatening to give him a Gun Stun with the chair. Kota, Hangman and Chase rundown to save Kenny. Winner Kenny Omega

Tomohiro Ishii vs Hirooki Goto

  • These two start hard and heavy with chops, forearms and more strikes. Both guys knock the hell out of each other as Rocky Romero shouts over the crowd “what a match up, what a fight!” Ishii hits a huge stalling brainbuster from the second rope for a good nearfall. Moments later, Hirooki Goto makes a comeback, dropping Ishii over his knee then a clothesline. Goto hits the reverse GTR but Ishii reverses the front GTR. There is nearfall after nearfall for both guys and the crowd is going crazy for it. Headbutt after headbutt and one last Brainbuster from Ishii and he pins the Never Openweight Champion, Hirooki Goto. Winner Tomohiro Ishii.

The points in this G1 Climax tournament at this point.

A Block

  • Jay White – 6
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi – 4
  • Michael Elgin – 4
  • Hangman Page – 2
  • Togi Makabe – 4
  • Kazuchika Okada – 2
  • Minoru Suzuki – 2
  • EVIL – 4
  • Bad Luck Fale – 2
  • YOSHI-HASHI – 0

B Block

  • Tomohiro Ishii – 4
  • Tama Tonga – 2
  • Hirooki Goto – 2
  • Kenny Omega – 6
  • Kota Ibushi –4
  • Toru Yano – 2
  • Juice Robinson – 0
  • Sanada – 4
  • Zack Sabre Jr – 2
  • Tetsuya Naito – 4

You can also view my G1 Climax Primer anytime and I preview the entire tournament, you can also view my previous posts; Day 1 post, day 2, day 3, and Day 4

I will have results from EVERY NIGHT of the G1 Climax this year so don’t hesitate to bookmark this site. See you tomorrow for the next night of G1 action.

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