NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 5 Results – 7/18/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

NJPW G1 Climax 29: Night 5 Results – 7/18/19
Tokyo, Japan
Korakuen Hall
Commentary Team: Kevin Kelly, Rocky Romero & Chris Charlton

LANCE ARCHER VS KENTA:

KENTA breaks down Archer with cavalcade of kicks to the quads and hamstring, pair of Yakuza Kicks, he goes for a third, but Archer takes him down with a Lariat, Archer shoves down Asami then Chokeslams KENTA off the apron, but the Young Lions catch him, Archer wipes them all out with a Cannonball off the apron, Archer sends him back in, Archer says KENTA’s Hideo that’s who he is, just hearing that name brought out a response in KENTA as he nearly dehabilitated Archer with an open hand slap, Archer answered back with a Pounce, KENTA with a trifecta of Yakuza Kicks then a Powerslam, Springboard Dropkick, pair of Yakuza Kicks then a Hesitation Dropkick, up top, Double Stomp, but only gets a 2 count, he goes for the kill, but Archer blocks, KENTA with a Diving Crossbody, but Archer catches him with The Curtain Call for a near fall, he looks for the EBD Claw, KENTA blocks, Archer with a Lariat for a near fall, Blackout countered into a Choke Sleeper, KENTA grounds him & hits a Penalty Kick, Archer counters Go 2 Sleep into the EBD Claw, but KENTA goes to the rope, Archer with a Muscle Buster for a near fall, Powerbomb for a near fall, EBD Claw blocked, Chokeslam countered into a Triangle Choke then KENTA converts into his version of The LeBell Lock, he calls it Game Over & it is as Archer taps out

WINNER: KENTA

KENTA picks up 2 points, bringing him to 6

SANADA VS EVIL:

SANADA with a pair of Dropkicks & tries the Mutoh Moonsault early, EVIL avoids, but SANADA lands on his feet, EVIL grabs a steel chair and slides it in, SANADA grabs it, Asami takes it away & EVIL runs down SANADA, Paradise Lock blocked, Sasori-Gatame blocked, EVIL rolls through a Paradise Lock attempt, EVIL ties SANADA up in his own Paradise Lock then frees him with a Dropkick, EVIL sends SANADA into the rails, back in for a 1 count, Body Scissors, SANADA escapes, SANADA avoids a Standing Senton, SANADA with a pair of Dropkicks to the knee, he ties EVIL into a rope assisted Paradise Lock then breaks him loose with a Dropkick, Slingshot Plancha, back in, Back Suplex for a 2 count, EVIL with a Sidewalk Backbreaker for a 2 count, EVIL blocks the TKO, EVIL pulls Asami into the path of SANADA then uses Asami to hit a version of The Magic Killer, Superplex for a 2 count, he looks for the kill, Everything is Evil is blocked, and a gain, Skull End blocked, Asai DDT into Skull End blocked, SANADA hits Everything is Evil on EVIL for a near fall, Backbreaker, up top, Mutoh Moonsault, but EVIL gets his knees up, Small Package for a near fall, they trade strikes, SANADA counters the Rolling Lariat into a Bridging Tiger Suplex for a near fall, Skull End, Giant Swing, EVIL counters into a Small Package for a near fall, EVIL with a Lariat then Darkness Falls for a near fall, Everything is EVIL countered into a Small Package for a near fall, EVIL with a Lariat, but only gets a 1 count, EVIL decapitates SANADA with a Lariat for a near fall, then finishes SANADA with Everything is Evil for the win

WINNER: EVIL

EVIL picks up 2 points, bringing him to 4

EVIL offers the LIJ fistbump & SANADA reciprocates

BAD LUCK FALE W/CHASE OWENS & JADO VS KAZUCHIKA OKADA:

Fale jumps Okada backstage before he could even be introduced, Fale sends Okada into the rail, he sends Okada into the ring, Running Avalanche then a Big Splash for a near fall, Fale distracts Red Shoes as Chase trips up Okada & Jado drives the kendo stick into the throat, Okada back in at 12, Fale with a stomp then a cover for a 2 count, Backdrop then a one foot cover with a salute, but Red Shoes isn’t going to count, Okada tries a Body Slam, but Fale falls on top of Okada for a 2 count, Okada hits the Body Slam, but then collapses, Tope con Hilo wipes out Fale and the rest of BC, he sends Fale back in, DDT for a near fall, Bad Luck Fall blocked, Okada with a Shotgun Dropkick, Air Raid Crash Neckbreaker for a near fall, up top, Diving Elbow Drop, Rainmaker pose, Rainmaker countered by Fale dragging Red Shoes into Okada’s path, Chase is in and assaulting Okada, he feeds him to Fale, Grenade, Bad Luck Fall blocked, Dropkick to the back, Dropkick to Chase, Fale blocks the Tombstone, Jado with a cane shot to the back, Air Raid Crash, but Fale falls down, Okada sits down & hooks both legs for the win

WINNER: KAZUCHIKA OKADA

Okada picks up 2 points, bringing him to 6

Fale looks to continue the attack, but Okada drives him off with a Dropkick then salutes Fale

ZACK SABRE JR VS HIROSHI TANAHASHI:

ZSJ with a Cravat, Tana fights out, ZSJ goes after the injured left arm, Bow & Arrow, but Tana counters it, ZSJ throws a mini tantrum, Headscissors, but Tana goes to the rope, Tana with a Toehold, ZSJ rips at the face, he escapes, Cobra Twist, Tana counters and into a flash pin for a 2 count, ZSJ with a Crucifix Pin for a near fall, Tana with a rollup for a near fall, they trade Small Packages for near falls, Tana with Twist & Shout, Slingblade countered into a Manji-Gatame, Tana breaks it with a Dragon Screw, they both fight for the Backslide with neither giving in, Tana with a Slingblade, Tana counters a European Clutch into a Prawn Hold for a near fall, ZSJ tries the Juji-Gatame, Tana escapes, Cloverleaf, but ZSJ counters into an Omoplata Fujiwara almost tearing the shoulder out of it’s socket, but Tana makes it to the rope, Penalty Kick, but Tana catches it, ZSJ with Shoteis, Tana won’t let go, Inverted Dragon Screw, Slingblade for a 2 count, up top, Frog Crossbody, back up top, High Fly Flow, but ZSJ gets the knees up into a Triangle Choke, but Tana flips over into a flash pin & gets the win

WINNER: HIROSHI TANAHASHI

Tanahashi is on the board with 2 points

ZSJ is not happy, he’s ripping at the rails and slamming his kickpad down, he slaps down one of the Young Lions, he’s having a mental breakdown

WILL OSPREAY VS KOTA IBUSHI:

Ibushi with a Headscissors. Ospreay fights out, OsCutter blocked, Ospreay avoids Kamigoye and goes after the ankle, Knee Breaker on the rail, then wraps the ankle around the post, Scissor Stomp, Ibushi drills Ospreay with a kick where the medical tape is, Elbow Drop for a 2 count, Headscissors, Ospreay blocks a Dragon Suplex, Ibushi with a mid kick, Ospreay with a Handspring Leaping Enzugiri, Tiger Feint Kick, Ibushi avoids Pip Pip Cheerio, Pop-Up Powerslam, Quebrada, Ospreay evades & hits Pip Pip Cheerio, Ibushi rolls to the floor, Ospreay follows with a Sasuke Special, back in with a Reverse Bloody Sunday for a 2 count, Stormbreaker blocked, Handspring, but Ibushi catches him with a Release German Suplex, Golden Star Powerbomb blocked, they trade Forearms, Ospreay ducks a Mid kick and rolls Ibushi up for a near fall, he stomps the ankle then hits a Basment Roundhouse Kick, Enzugiri, Stormbreaker, but Ibushi counters into a Beach Break, Golden Star Powerbomb, but only gets a near fall, Ibushi goes up, but Ospreay cuts him off with a Cheeky Nandos Kick, Stormbreaker countered, Brain Damage countered into a Victory Roll for a near fall, Ospreay with a Spiral Bomb for a near fall, Ibushi stops Ospreay from going up, Roundhouse Kicks from the front and back, Avalanche OsCutter blocked, Ibushi ties Ospreay to the Tree of Woe, he goes to bridge up, but Ibushi with a barrage of Shoteis and cavalcade of kicks, up top, Ospreay blocks an Avalanche Dragon Suplex, Ibushi answers back with a Pele Kick, German Suplex from the apron back in, but Ospreay lands on his feet, Hidden Blade, but Ibushi grabs the rope, Kawada Kicks, Robinson Special, OsCutter blocked, Straightjacket German Suplex blocked, OsCutter, but only a near fall, Stormbreaker, countered with a Knee Strike, Kamigoye countered with a Hook Kick, Ospreay looks to end it, Ibushi counters with a Michinoku Driver II for a near fall, Lawn Dart countered into a Spanish Fly for a near fall, elbow pad off, Hidden Blade countered with a Back Elbow, Lariat, knee pad down, Boma Ye for a near fall, Kamigoye finishes Ospreay for the win

WINNER: KOTA IBUSHI

Ibushi is on the board with 2 points

Ibushi asks for the mic: he thanks Ospreay, quite frankly everyone is a little bit hurt as they go through the G1, but still they march on in the G1 & the summer, he will not lose, not escape, not give up, not run away or betray their hopes. He appreciates their support and will see them at the next show

So after Night 5, A Block looks like this: KENTA & Okada with 6 points, Archer & EVIL with 4 points, SANADA, Fale, Tanahashi, Ospreay & Ibushi with 2 points & ZSJ with 0