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NJPW G1 Climax 27 A Block: Tetsuya Naito def. Kota Ibushi
NJPW G1 Climax 27 A Block: Zack Sabre Jr. def. Hiroshi Tanahashi
NJPW G1 Climax 27 A Block: Hirooki Goto def. Tomohiro Ishii
NJPW G1 Climax 27 A Block: Bad Luck Fale def. Togi Makabe
NJPW G1 Climax 27 A Block: Yoshi-Hashi def. Yuji Nagata
Chaos (Toru Yano & Jado) def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Gedo)
Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi & Evil) def. Los Ingobernables (Bushi & Sanada)
Suzuki-Gun (El Desparado, Taichi & Minoru Suzuki) def. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Chase Owens & Tama Tonga)
Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan def. David Finlay, Michael Elgin & Juice Robinson
Match By Match Recap
Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. David Finlay, Michael Elgin & Juice Robinson
The match begins with Robinson locking Kojima in a headlock before taking him down with a shoulder tackle, Kojima recovers to drop him with a shoulder tackle of his own. Liger tags in and Robinson decides to tag Finlay into the match, Liger drops Finlay with a shoulder tackle before locking him in the Romero Special. Elgin hits the ring to break the submission hold up, Robinson tags back in and he cracks Liger with a back suplex for a near fall. Elgin tags in and he nails Liger with a delayed verticle suplex, Finlay tags in and he attacks Liger with some forearm strikes. Finlay and Liger both go down as they land clotheslines on each other, Elgin and Tenzan get the tags from their partners.
Tenzan quickly attacks Elgin with some Mongolian chops, Tenzan then catches Elgin with a running clothesline and a suplex. Elgin recovers to drop Tenzan with an enzaguri, Robinson tags in and he nails Tenzan with his patented punches followed by a drop kick. Tenzan recovers to nail Robinson with a headbutt, Tenzan then hits Robinson with an overhead release suplex. Kojima tags in and he nails Robinson with machine gun chops in the corner, Robinson recovers to hit Kojima with a running clothesline and a cannonball in the corner. Kojima then drops Robinson with a DDT from out of nowhere, Robinson recovers and drops Kojima with a leg lariat.
Finlay tags into the match and he attacks Kojima with a middle rope European uppercut, Kojima recovers to hit Finlay with a Koji Cutter. Everybody hits the ring and a massive brawl breaks out, Finlay hits Kojima with a uranage back breaker for a near fall. Kojima nails Finlay with the lariat for the three count.
Winners: Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan
Suzuki-Gun (El Desparado, Taichi & Minoru Suzuki) vs. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega, Chase Owens & Tama Tonga)
The match begins with Suzuki-Gun jumping Bullet Club before the bell sounds, Suzuki takes Omega and he brawls with him in the crowd. Omega tosses Suzuki into the wall by the stands, Desparado attacks Owens with a water bottle on the arena floor. Suzuki takes Omega and he throws him into a bunch of chairs in the crowd, Taichi and Tonga battle inside the ring. Desparado jumps Tonga from behind and he double teams him with Taichi, Taichi grabs the ring bell hammer and he hits Tonga with it. Owens hits the ring and he nails Taichi with a drop kick, Desparado grabs Owens and he knocks him out of the ring. Taichi nails Tonga with a kick to the back for a near fall, Tonga then nails a splitting Desparado in the testicles.
Omega tags in and Suzuki gets the tag as well, Omega takes down a charging Suzuki with a hurricarana. Omega catches Suzuki with a Finlay Roll, Suzuki recovers and he nails Omega with a running boot to the face followed by a penalty kick. Omega and Suzuki have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Omega drops Suzuki before nailing him with the V Trigger. Omega looks for the One Winged Angel and Suzuki counters with a rear naked choke, Suzuki goes for the Gotch style pile driver and Omega escapes to tag Owens in. Bullet Club triple team Suzuki in the ring, Owens gets a near fall on Suzuki before another brawl breaks out all over the place.
Owens goes for a package pile driver and Suzuki escapes, Suzuki catches a swinging Owens in the sleeper hold and then a Gotch style pile driver for a three count.
Winners: Suzuki-Gun (El Desparado, Taichi & Minoru Suzuki)
Los Ingobernables (Bushi & Sanada) vs. Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi & Evil)
The match begins with Sanada faking a handshake before attempting to take out Evil, a brawl quickly breaks out between everybody in the match. Bushi and Takahashi get the tags from their respective partners, Sanada trips up Takahashi so Bushi can nail him with a drop kick. Sanada drags Evil from the ring apron and he throws him into the barricade, Bushi takes his shirt off and he chokes Takahashi with it. Sanada tags in and he locks Takahashi in the Paradise Lock before nailing him with a drop kick, Bushi tags back in and he locks Takahashi in the STF. Takahashi eventually gets to the ropes to break the submission hold, Sanada tags back in and he nails a swinging Takahashi with a European uppercut.
Takahashi propels a charging Sanada into the turnbuckle, Evil tags in and he drops an interfering Bushi before nailing Sanada with a senton bomb. Bushi falls on Sanada and Evil nails them both with a senton bomb, Evil hits Sanada with a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall. Sanada recovers and he nails a charging Evil with a drop kick, Bushi tags in and he nails Evil with a missile drop kick. Takahashi interferes and Bushi eventually knocks Takahashi out of the ring before landing a suicide dive. Bushi and Sanada double team Evil for a near fall, Bushi goes for his finisher and Takahashi interferes to nail him with a super kick. Evil cracks Bushi with a lariat for a near fall after a super kick from Takahashi, Evil locks Bushi in a modified chicken wing to force a tap out.
Winners: Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi & Evil)
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