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NJPW G1 Climax Day 17
Friday, Week 2, August 2018
Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo
11,000 Attendance
Show Rating 90 A




Tomohiro Ishii defeated Toru Yano in 6:03 when Yano was DQ'd for interference by Jado 72 B-



Bad Luck Fale defeated Jeff Cobb in 8:35 when Fale used the Bad Luck Fall 75 B-

After the match the two Bullet Club heavyweights shook hands and were joined by Yujiro Takahashi in the ring to too sweet.



SANADA defeated Hirooki Goto in 19:50 when SANADA used Skull End 95 A*



Naomichi Marufuji defeated Kazuchika Okada in 13:57 when Marufuji used a Super Shiranui 92 A



Tetsuya Naito & Kento Miyahara went to a 30 minute time limit draw 90 A
With the result, Kazuchika Okada wins Block A

Post-match Kento dragged his body over to the commentary table and spoke into Shinpei Nogami's mic saying that this war isn't over and whenever he eventually meets Naito for the third match he will come out on top.




NJPW G1 Climax Day 18
Saturday, Week 2, August 2018
Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo
11,000 Attendance
Show Rating 87 B+






Before intermission Yuji Nagata presented to the Sumo Hall crowd two new Young Lions that would be debuting during the Destruction Tour. Both men have been with the Bushiroad Club since 2012 and are highly successful amateur wrestlers. Nagata has been overseeing their progress over the past few years and they are the latest recruits following in the footsteps of Tomoyuki Oka & Katsuya Kitamura.


Takeshi Yamaguchi
Japanese
Freestyle Wrestler
29 Years Old
Muscular Middleweight


Oleg Boltin
Kazakhstani
Greco Roman Wrestler
25 Years Old
Muscular Light Heavyweight



EVIL defeated Togi Makabe in 8:41 when EVIL used EVIL 77 B



Juice Robinson defeated Jake Lee in 10:20 when Juice used Pulp Friction 79 B


In an interview with Kevin Kelly for the NJPW website after the show, Juice talked about how he was disappointed with his performance in the G1 but made a promise to himself and the fans that he would rebound in the second half of 2018 and how he had his sights on a marquee match at Wrestle Kingdom.



KUSHIDA defeated WHIRO in 13:48 when KUSHIDA used the Hoverboard Lock 95 A*



WALTER defeated KENTA in 22:13 when WALTER used a Lariat 91 A



Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Kenny Omega in 27:06 when Tanahashi used three High Fly Flows 85 B+
Hiroshi Tanahashi wins Block B




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