NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 3 Results – 7/14/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 3 Results – 7/14/19
Tokyo, Japan
Ota City General Gymnasium
Commentary Team: Kevin Kelly, Rocky Romero & Chris Charleston

BAD LUCK FALE W/JADO VS LANCE ARCHER:

Archer goozles Fale, Jado with a cane shot, doesn’t even phase Archer, Asami decides not to call for the dq, Fale sends Archer 6 rows back, Fale back in, Archer slides back in at 13, Fale with a barrage of Forearms then goes for the Big Elbow, but Archer avoids it, Archer with a Diving Crossbody for a 2 count, Archer walks the rope, Fale grabs Asami as Jado canes Archer’s leg to crotch him, Fale goes up after him, Superplex the impact causes Asami to fly back, Fale into a cover, but only gets a near fall, Fale was looking to walk the ropes, but Archer blocks, Archer tries Blackout, but Fale slips out & hits The Grenade for a near fall, Bad Luck Fall blocked, Archer goes for a Chokeslam, Jado is in, but Archer blocks the cane, Derailer on Fale, he looks for the kill, Chokeslam, but only gets a near fall, EBD (Everybody Dies) Claw keeps Fale down for the win

WINNER: LANCE ARCHER

Archer picks up 2 points bringing him to 4

SANADA VS WILL OSPREAY:

Ospreay tries a Monkey Flip, but SANADA, ties him into The Paradise Lock, Ospreay backflips out of it, though SANADA may not have had the arm completely locked in, it was hard to tell, SANADA with a Dropkick to the knee then locks Ospreay to the rope with the Paradise Lock and breaks it with a Baseball Slide, Ospreay with a Tiger Feint Kick, SANADA avoids the Springboard, Ospreay rolls through and hits a Standing Double Stomp then a Standing Shooting Star Press, SANADA rolls to the floor, Ospreay follows with The Sasuke Special, back in the ring, Pip Pip Cheerio for a 2 count, SANADA sends Ospreay to the floor with a Dropkick then follows with a Slingshot Plancha, he sends Ospreay back in, Back Suplex for a 2 count, Ospreay with a Hook Kick, TKO blocked, Reverse Bloody Sunday blocked, TKO blocked, SANADA holds on, Ospreay slips out, Hook Kick, Handspring, SANADA catches him & finally hits the TKO, Opreay, goes From Dusk Till Dawn into a Sit-Out Powerbomb for a near fall, up top & hits a Shooting Star Press for a near fall, he calls for the kill, SANADA blocks Stormbreaker, Ospreay with Kawada Kicks, Stormbreaker countered into Skull End, Giant Swing, he releases, up top, Ospreay avoids the Mutoh Moonsault, SANADA lands on his feet & charges, Ospreay with a Spanish Fly for a near fall, Robinson Special, OsCutter blocked, Skull End, Ospreay escapes, Buzzsaw kick, SANADA avoids The OsCutter, SANADA tries an OsCutter, but Ospreay blocks, Hook Kick, OsCutter, but Will holds on & hits The Stormbreaker for the win

WINNER: WILL OSPREAY

Ospreay is on the board with 2 points

ZACK SABRE JR VS KAZUCHIKA OKADA:

ZSJ goes after the arm, Japanese Strangle Hold, but Okada reverses it, ZSJ reverses it back, Okada goes to the rope, ZSJ with a Cobra Twist, Okada with a Hip Toss, ZSJ with a Prawn Hold for a 2 count, he ties up the legs in a Banana Split/Calf Crusher combo, but Okada makes it to the rope, ZSJ stomps the ankle, Okada with a Flying Elbow, nip up, DDT for a 2 count, Body Slam, up top, ZSJ is back up, he counters the Flapjack into a Front Guillotine Choke, but Okada counters into an Air Raid Crash Neckbreaker, Body Slam, up top, Diving Elbow Drop, Rainmaker pose, Rainmaker blocked, Okada with a Tombstone, Rainmaker countered into a Manji-Gatame focusing on destroying the Rainmaker arm, Okada makes it to the rope, ZSJ stomps on the tricep, Shoot Kicks, European Uppercuts, Penalty Kick blocked, ZSJ slaps Okada in the face mutliple times, Okada with a pair of Dropkicks, Rainmaker countered into the European Clutch for a near fall, ZSJ with a Manji-Gatame into a flash pin for a near fall, he blocks a Tombstone, Pele Kick to the arm, Okada with a Backslide and holds on, ZSJ counters a Rainmaker into Manji-Gatame/Kimura combo, Okada fights out & hits a Rolling Rainmaker, then a traditional Rainmaker for the win

WINNER: KAZUCHIKA OKADA

Okada picks up 2 points taking him to 4

EVIL VS KOTA IBUSHI:

EVIL shakes off a pair of Mid Kicks, but a third puts him down, EVIL back up and runs down Ibushi with a Shoulder Block, he goes after Ibushi’s ankle, EVIL with a Running Seated Senton for a 2 count, Ankle Lock and grapevines the leg, Ibushi goes to the rope, Ibushi with a Mid Kick then a Standing Moonsault for a 2 count, EVIL blocks a German Suplex, he takes Ibushi down and hits a Jumping Senton for a 2 count, Darkness Falls blocked, Ibushi with a Snap Powerslam, he leaps to the second rope & hits a Moonsault for a 2 count, up top, EVIL crotches him, EVIL with a Superplex then hits a Lariat for a near fall, he looks for the kill, Everything is Evil blocked, Ibushi with a Release German Suplex, EVIL absorbs it & hits one of his own, Ibushi absorbs it, they both have the same idea and score with Lariats and both men collapse, EVIL kicks him in the injured ankle, he looks for the Scorpion, but Ibushi goes to the rope, EVIL shoves Red Shoes into Ibushi, Kota with a Lariat, Red Shoes back in, but Ibushi only gets a 2 count, he looks for the kill Kamigoye, but EVIL holds the leg and rolls right into a Sasori-Gatame, but Ibushi makes it to the rope, he slams Ibushi down, up top, Senton Bomb, but Ibushi avoids it, Kota is in position for the Boma Ye to the back of the head then one from the front for a near fall, knee pad down, Kamigoye blocked, Everything is Evil blocked, they trade Forearms, EVIL with a barrage of Headbutts, Darkness Falls, but only gets a near fall, he calls for the kill, Everything is Evil connects to put Ibushi away

WINNER: EVIL

EVIL is on the board with 2 points

KENTA VS HIROSHI TANAHASHI:

KENTA slaps Tana right in the face, Tana gives him a receipt for it, they trade Forearms, Tana with body blows then a Elbow Drop, he starts playing air guitar & KENTA paintbrushes him on the back of the head, they go to the floor, Tana sends KENTA into the barricade, KENTA sends Tana into the rail then sends him into the crowd with a Big Boot, he lights Tana up with Mid Kicks then a DDT on the floor, he posts Tana, then right in front of the announcers, he sends Tana back in for a 2 count, Neckbreaker for a 2 count, knee pad down, Leaping Kneedrop Feint into the Disrespectful Back Kick, Running Knee Lift for a 2 count, Headscissors, Tana makes it to the rope, Football Kick, Tana shrugs it off, KENTA with another Knee Lift then another Football Kick for a 2 count, Tana blocks the Yakuza Kick and hits a Dragon Screw, Flying Forearm, Body Slam, up to the second, Somersault Senton for a 2 count, KENTA cavalcade of kicks, Tana answers with a right hand, KENTA with a Snap Powerslam, he rolls to the apron, Springboard Missile Dropkick, Running Yakuza Kick, Hesitation Dropkick, up top, Double Stomp, but only gets a 2 count, he looked for the kill, Tana counters & hits a Dragon Screw and holds on, Inverted Dragon Screw, Cloverleaf, KENTA counters into a Small Package for a near fall, Elevated DDT, Runnign Knee to the back, Busaiku Knee countered into a Slingblade, they trade Forearms, they trade Shoteis, KENTA with a Rolling Lariat, KENTA looks for the kill, but Tana counters into Twist & Shout, he holds on for a second, make that a trifecta, Slingblade, but only gets a near fall, up top, Frog Crossbody, back up top, High Fly Flow, but KENTA gets his knees up, Slingblade countered into a Choke Sleeper, Tana starts to fade, KENTA releases & looks for a Penalty Kick, Tana blocks, Dragon Screw countered with a Knee Strike, PK then finishes Tana with Go 2 Sleep for the win

WINNER: KENTA

KENTA picks up 2 points bringing him to 4

KENTA offers a handshake, but Tana blows him off feeling KENTA hasn’t earned his respect yet

KENTA grabs a mic: His name is KENTA this may have been the first time NJPW fans have seen him wrestle, maybe some people are already going home at this point, but maybe there are some fans that have been with him for a long time, those fans remember him, his match tonight with Tana meant a lot, there’s a lot of history there, they were able to put the match together after a lot of years and time has passed, but it’s not like he came to New Japan to play around, it’s not like he came here to just see some friends that he hasn’t seen in a while, he came here to win the G1 Climax, whether they know him or not he doesn’t care, he’s going to win the G1 on his first try so remember his face & remember his name tonight, he is KENTA

So after Night 3 A block looks like this:

Archer, Okada & KENTA at 4,  Fale, SANADA, Ospreay & EVIL at 2,  ZSJ, Ibushi & Tanahashi at 0