Four weeks ago, thinking this tournament could stack up to the previous three years would have been considered incredibly optimistic. Now that it’s over, we have to legitimately ask ourselves, was this the best G1 yet?
The penultimate A Block show presents a five way tie at the top heading into the final night. We’re just a week away from the G1 Climax 26 finals, who’s going to pull away from the crowd and represent Block A?
This was the best night of the tournament so far, with every single match being a fun watch at minimum. Overall, the tournament has slowly been creeping up to the quality of the previous two years, with a longer list of outstanding matches than you might think, including multiple MOTY level bouts.
The pre-G1 Climax tags were a lot of fun including what may have been the best multi-man tag this G1 season. The G1 matches themselves were a mixed bag as there weren’t great matches per se, but important and entertaining nonetheless.
We keep rockin’ and rollin’ on through the NJPW G1 Climax 25 tournament as today’s show, Night 10 of the G1, takes place in Sendai. Tonight we’ll see Hirooki Goto and Shinuske Nakamura battle it out, something we’ve seen happen...
It’s the half-way point of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 Climax 25, so Rob McCarron, Joe Lanza and Rich Kraetsch get together to talk about their favorite moments from the first-half of the tournament, best matches,...
NJPW resumed this year’s G1 after a day off with Night 6 in Oita, featuring Satoshi Kojima vs Kazuchika Okada in the main event. Shinsuke Nakamura vs Michael Elgin didn’t take place, as Nakamura is injured, so his status for the rest of the tournament remains in question.
The G1 Climax is here! Awaiting us are 19 shows throughout one month, which promise to include some of the best wrestling we will see all year. Add to that all the drama that comes with the tournament points tallies, as feverish speculation ramps up the further into the tournament we go, with every New Japan fan will be working out just who needs to beat who in order to advance to the Final.