Norrissey’s G1 Climax 28 Review Night Eight

G1 Climax 28 Review Night Seven

22 July 2018

Live from Ao-re Nagaoka, Niigata

 

You can read my preview of the entire tournament here.

You can read my Night One review here.

You can read my Night Two review here.

You can read my Night Three review here

You can read my Night Four review here.

You can read my Night Five review here.

You can read my Night Six review here.

You can read my Night Seven review here.

 

Well, it’s finally happened.  Three days off and I finally sensed the creeping dread of getting back to the G1 Climax, and yes, all those bloody damn tag matches.  This coupled with my intense obsession with Super Mario Odyssey of late means that it’s the moment you all were waiting for: I’m only covering the tournament matches!

Your commentators for this evening are Kevin Kelly and Rocky Romero.

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NJPW G1 Climax 27: Day 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 11th, 18:30 from Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo

We’ve reached the last round of A Block competition, headlined by Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tetsuya Naito to determine who advances to Sunday’s final. It’s the closing weekend of the G1 Climax and this is the first of three nights at Sumo Hall, so let’s get to it.

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NJPW G1 Climax 27: Day 16

 

 

 

 

 

August 8th, 18:30 from Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Kanagawa

B Block’s penultimate show takes place in a significant venue and on a significant date for the company, more on which below. After the shocking upsets of Day 14, Okada faces Suzuki, Omega faces SANADA, and EVIL takes on Michael Elgin. Let’s get to it.

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NJPW G1 Climax Primer

 

 

 

 

The 27th edition of New Japan’s G1 Climax tournament begins on Monday and if you’ve ever thought about dipping your toe in the water now’s the time to do it. The format provides a great opportunity for new viewers to familiarise themselves with the heavyweights of the company and will set up the next six months of feuds, taking us all the way up to Wrestle Kingdom in January. I hope this guide will encourage some of you to get in on some of the best wrestling in the world. Let’s get to it!

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NJPW G1 Climax 26: Day 18

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August 13th, 18:30 from Ryogoku Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo

The final B Block show and four men are still in the running (if you count crazy ties and such). Elgin faces Nakajima, Shibata faces EVIL and Omega and Naito face off in the main event! It’s the closing weekend of the G1 Climax and this is the second of three nights at Sumo Hall, so let’s get to it.

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