G1 Climax Night 7 Results and Updated Standings

New Japan Pro Wrestling’s annual G1 Climax is widely regarded as the greatest tournament in pro wrestling today. Two blocks of competitors are competing in a round robin format to determine the number 1 contender to Kenny Omega’s IWGP Heavyweight Championship at January 4th’s Wrestle Kingdom. The tournament has now begun and here are the results from Night 7:

YOSHI-HASHI b. Michael Elgin – YOSHI-YASHI took the upset win after hitting a backstabber followed by Karma

EVIL b. Bad Luck Fale – EVIL took the DQ win after Tama Tonga hit him with the Gun Stun. The fans in attendance did not like yet another DQ decision in the G1

Minoru Suzuki b. Jay White – Suzuki handed White his first loss of the tournament after he caught a low blow attempt and hit the Gotch Piledriver for the pinfall

Hiroshi Tanahashi b. Hangman Page – The ‘Ace’ of NJPW hit a standing High Fly Flow to take down Hangman, he followed with another and took the pinfall victory

Kazuchika Okada b. Togi Makabe – Okada recovered after Makabe hit a lariat, he delivered his own and then finished off Makabe with the Rainmaker 

Here’s the updated standings:

Block A Block B
Evil 6 Kenny Omega 6
Hiroshi Tanahashi 6 Kota Ibushi 4
Jay White 6 Tomohiro Ishii 4
Michael Elgin 4 Tetsuya Naito 4
Togi Makabe 4 Sanada 4
Kazuchika Okada 4 Hirooki Goto 2
Minoru Suzuki 4 Zack Sabre Jr. 2
Bad Luck Fale 2 Tama Tonga 2
Hangman Page 2 Toru Yano 2
Yoshi-Hashi 2 Juice Robinson 0

 

You can find the results for Night 1 here, Night 2 hereNight 3 hereNight 4 hereNight 5 here and Night 6 here. Don’t forget that SEScoops staff writers Ian Carey and Jake Jeremy are posting their predictions for the tournament and you can check out how they fared with Night 7’s predictions right here.