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NJPW G1 Climax Day 19
Sunday, Week 2, August 2018
Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo
11,000 Attendance
Show Rating 90 A

Katsuya Kitamura & Tomoyuki Oka defeated Tetsuhiro Yagi & Shota Umino in 6:51 when Kitamura used a Jackhammer on Yagi 63 C

Post-match Kitamura & Oka bowed to the crowd. When speaking to the cameras backstage Oka thanked the fans for the support the fans have shown them during their training so far and said they would be moving to America for their excursion very shortly. Kitamura promised the fans that whenever they return to Japan they will usher in a New Generation.

Juice Robinson, Yuji Nagata, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima defeated Manabu Nakanishi, Henare, Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma in 8:12 when Juice used Pulp Friction on Henare 74 B-

Henare backstage said that he would be joining Kitamura & Oka in America and also promised to make a big impact upon return.

Will Ospreay, YOSHI-HASHI & Toru Yano defeated Ryusuke Taguchi, KUSHIDA & Ren Narita in 8:31 when Ospreay used the OsCutter on Narita 77 B

Kenny Omega, Bad Luck Fale, Jeff Cobb, Tama Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi defeated Kento Miyahara, Daichi Hashimoto, Jake Lee, Naoya Nomura & Takuya Nomura in 9:48 when Jeff Cobb used Tour of the Islands on Takuya 74 B-

BUSHI, EVIL & Hiromu Takahashi defeated Tomohiro Ishii, SHO & YOH in 12:46 when Hiromu used Timebomb on YOH 81 B

Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & WHIRO defeated KENTA, Naomichi Marufuji & WALTER in 16:57 when SANADA used Skull End on Marufuji 88 B+

After the match SANADA cut a promo about how he respects Naito and loves him like a brother but asked that he does the right thing and gives him a title shot that he deserves for beating him during the G1. Naito accepted and the two shook hands.

Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Kazuchika Okada in 36:35 when Tanahashi used two High Fly Flows 92 A
Hiroshi Tanahashi wins the 28th G1 Climax

Tanahashi claimed the victory proved that he was still the ace of NJPW and that at Wrestle Kingdom he would main event once again taking back the IWGP crown.

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