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NJPW : G1 Night 2 recap

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Night 2 of the NJPW G1 Climax took place early this morning, and the action-packed wrestling delivered again. Night 2 saw the “B” Block get under way with their first round matches. Below are the results from night 2:

*Bold delineates the winners*

Kota Ibushi and Hirai Kawato vs Zack Sabre Jr. and El Desperado (10 minutes and 20 seconds)

Hirooki Goto, Gedo, and Tomohiro Ishii vs Togi Makabe, Tiger Mask, and Yuji Nagata (8 minutes and 51 seconds)

Bad  Luck Fale and Chase Owens vs Hiroshi Tanahashi and David Finlay (8 minutes and 29 seconds)

Tetsuya Naito and Bushi vs Yoshi Hashi and Jado (8 minutes and 34 seconds)

“B” Block Matches

Juice Robinson vs Satoshi Kojima (11 minutes and 46 seconds)

Tama Tonga vs Michael Elgin (13 minutes and 46 seconds)

Sanada vs Evil (15 minutes and 45 seconds)

Toru Yano vs Kazuchika Okada (10 minutes and 31 seconds)

Kenny Omega vs Minoru Suzuki (21 minutes and 24 seconds)


So after night 2, both blocks have had their first round matchups here are the standings going into round 2:

Standings after Night 2:

“A” Block

Yoshi-Hashi- 2 points

Bad Luck Fale- 2 points

Hirooki Goto-2 points

Zack Sabre Jr.- 2 points

Tetsuya Naito- 2 points

Yuji Nagata- 0 points

Togi Makabe- 0 points

Tomohiro Ishii- 0 points

Hiroshi Tanahashi- 0 points

Kota Ibushi- 0 points


“B” Block

Juice Robinson- 2 points

Tama Tonga- 2 points

Sanada- 2 points

Kazuchika Okada- 2 points

Kenny Omega- 2 points

Satoshi Kojima- 0 points

Michael Elgin- 0 points

Evil- 0 points

Toru Yano- 0 points

Minoru Suzuki- 0 points

Night 3 coverage of the G1 Climax begins at 5:30 AM ET tomorrow on njpwworld.com where “A” Block will get back in action for their second round matchups and the first of many dream matches will take place; Zack Sabre Jr. vs Kota Ibushi. Many people thought these two would face off in the WWE Cruiser Weight Classic Tournament last summer but both failed to reach the final. Tune in tomorrow to watch what’s sure to be another phenomenal day of wrestling!


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