NJPW: G1 Climax Days 8 & 9 Results plus Updated Standings

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Here are the results from Day 8 of the G1 Climax tournament:

Ryusuke Taguchi b. David Finlay – Taguchi took the win with the Dodon

Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi b.  Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi & Captain New Japan – Yujiro hit the Pimp Juice on Captain New Japan to secure the win for his team

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SANADA & BUSHI b. KUSHIDA & Juice Robinson – SANADA pinned Juice Robinson for the win

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Togi Makabe, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV b. Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, Gedo & Naomichi Marufuji – Tiger Mask took the win with a Reverse Double Armbar on Gedo

G1 Climax Tournament B Block Results

Toru Yano b. Tomaoki Honma – Yano won with a backslide to take his first win of the tournament, he is now 1-3 while Honma is 2-2

YOSHI-HASHI b. EVIL – YOSHI-HASHI hit the Karma to take his scorecard up to 2-2, EVIL is now 1-3 for the tournament 

Katsuhiko Nakajima b. Yuji Nagata  – Nakajima hit the Vertical Spike to take his 3rd win of the tournament, he is now 3-1. This is Nagata’s first loss of the tournament and he too is currently on 3-1

Michael Elgin b. Kenny Omega – Elgin took the pinfall win with the Elgin Bomb to take his 2nd win of the tournament, he is now 2-2. Omega records his second loss of this year’s G1 and is also on 2-2

Katsuyori Shibata b. Tetsuya NaitoAfter a brutal back and forth encounter Shibata took the win with a Sleeper, both he and Naito are now on 2-2 for the tournament

Here are the results for Day 9:

Yuji Nagata & Tiger Mask IV b. Michael Elgin & David Finlay – Tiger Mask took the win with an Avalanche Double Arm Suplex on Finlay

Katsuyori Shibata, Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi & Jushin Thunder Liger b. Toru Yano, YOSHI-HASHI, Gedo & Katsuhiko Nakajima – Kojima hit the Lariat on Gedo for the win

Kenny Omega & Yujiro Takahashi b. Ryusuke Taguchi & Captain New Japan – Yujiro hit the Pimp Juice on Captain New Japan to take the win for his team

 Tetsuya Naito, EVIL & BUSHI b. Tomoaki Honma, KUSHIDA & Juice Robinson – EVIL took the win via pinfall on Juice Robinson

G1 Climax Tournament B Block Results

Tama Tonga b. Tomohiro Ishii – Tonga recorded his second win of the tournament to make his scorecard 2-3, this is now Ishii’s 3rd loss and he too is 2-3

Bad Luck Fale b. SANADA – Fale hit the Back Luck Fall to secure his 2nd win of the tournament, he and SANADA are now both 2-3

Naomichi Marufuji b. Togi Makabe – Marufuji took his scorecard up to 3-2 with the Shiranui, Makabe records his 1st loss of the tournament and is now 4-1

Kazuchika Okada b. Hiroyoshi Tänzen – Okada hits the Rainmaker to take his total up to 4-1, Tenzan is now at 2-3

Hiroshi Tanahashi b. Hirooki Goto – Tanahashi hits the High Fly Flow to bring him up to 2-3, Goto is also at 2-3

 

Here are the updated standing for the tournament:

 

A BLOCK

  • Makabe – 8 Points
  • Okada – 8 Points
  • Marufuji – 6 Points
  • Goto – 4 Points
  • Tenzan – 4 Points
  • Sanada – 4 Points
  • Ishii – 4 Points
  • Fale – 4 Points
  • Tonga – 4 Points
  • Tanahashi – 4 Points

 

B BLOCK

  • Yuji Nagata – 6 Points 
  • Katsuhiko Nakajima – 6 Points
  • Yoshi-Hashi – 4 Points
  • Naito – 4 Points
  • Omega – 4 Points
  • Honma – 4 Points
  • Elgin – 4 Points
  • Shibata – 4 Points
  • EVIL – 2 Points
  • Yano – 2 Points