Tetsuya Naito Wanted To Fight Teammates In G1 Climax

Tetsuya Naito spoke to the NJPW official site to promote the G1 Climax (which Fightful.com is providing full coverage of). You can see highlights below, and the full interview at this link.

Not facing Los Ingobernables de Japon in the G1 Climax:

"I've got to say, I'm a little bit disappointed. I was really looking forward to all of us in Los Ingobernables de Japon fighting one another, but we didn't get put in the same group. I thought there was a good chance of it being two in one group and one in the other, but it's a shame I'm the one on my own."

If Kota Ibushi should be in the G1 Climax:

"Like 'Is he really qualified to be in the G1?' I mean, the fans are excited. He's a fantastic athlete. Everyone knows that. But what has he done in the last year? Is the G1 a tournament for part-timers who have a few matches a year? When his name came up, my head was full of question marks."

How Ibushi matches up with Kenny Omega:

"I don’t really know who this Kota Ibushi is. I think back in the past Kota and Kenny were very much a unit, but now, especially after LA, you see what Kenny’s doing and think here’s a guy who’s really established himself on his own."

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