G1 Climax Recap: Naito wins G1

G1 Climax Recap: Naito wins G1

At long last, New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1 Climax Tournament has concluded and we have a winner: Tetsuya Naito. Naito won in a physically tough final over Bullet Club leader Kenny Omega. As the standard, you should definitely go out of your way to watch this match. For these two to go out and put…

G1 Climax Recap: Omega wins B-Block

G1 Climax Recap: Omega wins B-Block

For 25 minutes on Saturday, the wrestling world turned its focus to Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The world watched as two of the best, most talented performers went through hell and then some to put on an incredible match. A match with significant stakes. IWGP US Champion Kenny Omega and IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika…

G1 Climax Update: We have a draw

G1 Climax Update: We have a draw

We finally have it all figured out in B-Block in New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1 Climax Tournament. With Tuesday's results, we have it down to just two wrestlers: Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega. Granted, everyone thought it would come down to those two men, but Tuesday's results made everything official. Our first draw of the…

G1 Climax Recap: Down to 2 in A-Block

G1 Climax Recap: Down to 2 in A-Block

Another night of New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1 Climax has been completed and, at least for A-Block, we have a better idea on who might win. Well, we at least know the finalists for the block. Tanahashi vs. Naito for all the A-Block...Tostitos A-Block will come down to just two men: Hiroshi Tanahashi and Tetsuya…

G1 Climax Recap: Starting to figure out A-Block

G1 Climax Recap: Starting to figure out A-Block

Another night has come and left us in the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Tournament. Night 13 just finished up in Ehime and while it's still close, we still have two leaders tied at the top of the leaderboard. If that's not enough, we still have a couple of wrestlers close behind. Quite a…

G1 Climax Night Recap: Back to work

G1 Climax Night Recap: Back to work

It has been a few days since we've last featured a G1 Climax recap; that's because I went out of town this past weekend. I needed to recharge the batteries. But we're back with another solid show of action, as we try to catch up. This post will likely focus on updating where everyone is…

G1 Climax Night 8 Recap: Oh what a night

G1 Climax Night 8 Recap: Oh what a night

Night 8 has concluded with New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1 Climax tournament, and it certainly was a fun show. B-Block took the stage on Thursday and featured some terrific matchups. At the end, only one wrestler sits in first place in the standings. Okada nearly destroyed by Bread Club, squeaks out a win We were…

G1 Climax Night 7 Recap: Still a little crowded

G1 Climax Night 7 Recap: Still a little crowded

We did it! We've gone through an entire week of New Japan's G1 Climax Tournament. Congratulations! Have a cookie, why don't you? Everyone went to Miyagi as A-Block got featured for the tournament matches. Once again, it's a bit crowded at the top. Three-way tie for first Going into Wednesday's show, we had six guys…

G1 Climax Night 5 Recap

G1 Climax Night 5 Recap

The New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax tournament just wrapped up its fifth show, and fourth night in a row. The tournament stayed in Tokyo, but this time moved from Korakeun Hall to Machida Gymnasium. A-Block completed its third night of action and it looks like things are getting a little crowded at the top.…

G1 Climax Night 3 Recap

G1 Climax Night 3 Recap

New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1 Climax continued on Friday with night three, the second of three straight nights at Tokyo's famed Korakuen Hall. Naito and Goto lead the A-Block Friday's A-Block match-ups more or less evened up the field. However, two wrestlers sit at the top of the A-Block standings with four points after scoring…

G1 Climax Night 2 Recap

G1 Climax Night 2 Recap

And just like that, the first of three straight G1 shows at famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo is complete. Night two featured its fair share of great matches, especially in the latter half of the show. Omega wins in wild main event I had high hopes for this match-up between Kenny Omega and Minoru Suzuki,…