Quick Hits: New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Night 4
Non G1 Match Results
Togi Makabe, Kota Ibushi and David Finlay defeated Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii and Gedo
Zack Sabre Jr. and Desperado defeated Yoshi-Hashi and Jado
Yugi Nagata and Tomoyuki Oka defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi and Katsuya Kitamura
Tetsuya Naito, Bushi and Hiromu Takahashi defeated Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens and Yujiro Takahashi
-This final match saw one of the most henious an reprehensible acts ever in pro wrestling. Bad Luck Fale, ultimate bad guy, took Hiromu Takahashi’s stuffed pet cat Daryl and tore him to shreds. We can only hope that swift justice is brought down on Bad Luck Fale. The graphic footage is below:
G1 Climax B Block Match: Toru Yano vs Satoshi Kojima
-Yano squirts Kojima with a water bottle right after the bell and goes for a couple of quick pinfalls.
-Kojima is having none of Yano’s comedy shit and starts laying the boots to Yano.
-Yano tries to keep sucking Kojima into his game but so far Kojima isn’t biting.
-Kojima DDT’s Yano on the outside.
-Yano uses the ref to his advantage twice and puts him out of position and delivers two low blows to Kojima then rolls him up for the win.
WINNER: Toru Yano
G1 Climax B Block Match: EVIL vs Juice Robinson
-Juice attacks right after the bell with a dropkick then a cannonball in the corner and a slingshot crossbody to the outside.
-Juice charges at EVIL but EVIL moves out of the way and drop toe holds Juice into the rail on his injured neck. EVIL then lariats Juice over the railing into the crowd.
-EVIL starts to work over the neck of Juice. Juice eventually escapes a chin lock then hits a nice axe kick and DDT.
-Both men duck clotheslines. Juice ends up catching EVIL with a spinebuster.
-EVIL blocks a suplex then hits a Fisherman Buster into the corner.
-Juice hits a nice lariat then a powerbomb for two. He goes for Pulp Friction but EVIL counters into a German suplex.
-EVIL counters out of a couple of Pulp Friction attempts then hits a Tiger suplex and a lariat. He follows it up with Everything is Evil for the win.
G1 Climax B Block Match: Sanada vs Minoru Suzuki
-Suzuki tries to get under the skin of Sanada early but Sanada fires right back.
-Suzuki catches Sanada in the ropes with an armbar then a Penalty Kick.
-They go into the crowd were Suzuki nails Sanada with a couple of chair shots.
-None of Sanada’s shots are effecting Suzuki. That is until Sanada goes after the legs of Suzuki with a couple of dropkicks.
-Sanada finally locks Suzuki in the Paradise Lock then dropkicks him.
-Suzuki locks in a sleeper but makes the mistake of going for the Gotch Piledriver. Sanada then counters.
-Sanada goes for Skull’s End but Suzuki counters into the Gotch Piledriver for the win.
WINNER: Minoru Suzuki
G1 Climax B Block Match: Kenny Omega vs Tama Tonga
-Tonga attacks Omega before the bell then takes off Omega’s Elite shirt.
-Tonga stops himself from going into the railing then charges back at Omega with a clothesline.
-Tonga grabs the mic and tells Omega that if he wants to be the leader of the Bullet Club, Omega should act like it and not represent some personal clique like the Elite.
-At least to me, Tama Tonga has everything that Roman Reigns doesn’t have: Charisma, quickness, ability to cut a good promo.
-Tonga goes after the bad leg of Omega.
-Omega hits a running senton over the top rope to the outside despite the members of Bullet Club at ringside trying to get him to stop.
-Omega hits three V-Triggers then finally connects on the One Winged Angel for the win.
WINNER: Kenny Omega
G1 Climax B Block Match: Kazuchika Okada vs Michael Elgin
-Elgin sends Okada to the outside. Okada tosses Elgin over the barricade then goes for a dive over the railing but Elgin catches him and bodyslams him on the floor.
-Elgin misses a slingshot splash into the ring then Okada catches him with a boot.
-Okada goes to elbow Elgin in the corner but Elgin catches him and hits a dead lift German suplex.
-Okada catches Elgin charging with a neckbreaker. Okada then puts Elgin on top and dropkicks him off to the outside.
-Elgin catches Okada coming off the top with a powerbomb for two.
-Okada catches Elgin with a dropkick and goes for the Rainmaker, but Elgin catches Okada with a clothesline of his own.
-Elgin clotheslines Okada again and hits a sitout crucifix powerbomb for two.
-Okada escapes a dead lift superplex then catches Elgin off the top with a dropkick.
-After exchanging forearms they end up on top again. Elgin finally hits a superplex.
-Elgin finally hits a buckle bomb followed up by a spinning sitout powerbomb but only gets two again. This is almost like Reigns levels of kicking out.
-Okada hits two Rainmakers. He follows it up with a tombstone and another Rainmaker for the win.
WINNER: Kazuchika Okada
B Block Standings
Kazuchika Okada, Kenny Omega: 4 points
Minoru Suzuki, Tama Tonga, Juice Robinson, Toru Yano, Evil, Sanada: 2 points
Michael Elgin, Satoshi Kojima: 0 points
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