Fight Size NJPW Update: G1 Climax Standing, Kenny Omega Wrestles Kota Ibushi, And More

This is the Fight Size Update following Day 16 of the NJPW G1 Climax.

The following are the standings for the G1 Climax following Day 16 provided by Fightful's David Tees. 

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Block A

Hiroshi Tanahashi - 14 Points - (7-1-0)

Jay White - 12 Points - (6-2-0)

Kazuchika Okada - 12 Points - (6-2-0)

Evil - 8 Points - (4-4-0)

Minoru Suzuki - 8 Points - (4-4-0)

Hangman Page - 6 Points - (3-5-0)

Bad Luck Fale - 6 Points - (3-5-0)

Michael Elgin - 6 Points - (3-5-0)

Togi Makabe - 4 Points - (2-6-0)

Yoshi-Hashi - 4 Points - (2-6-0)

Block B

Kenny Omega (IWGP World Heavyweight Champion) - 12 Points - (6-2-0)

Tetsuya Naito - 12 Points - (6-2-0)

Kota Ibushi - 10 Points - (5-3-0)

Zack Sabre Jr. - 10 Points - (5-3-0)

Sanada - 8 Points - (4-4-0)

Tomohiro Ishii - 8 Points - (4-4-0)

Hirooki Goto (NEVER Openweight Champion) - 6 Points - (3-5-0)

Tama Tonga - 6 Points - (3-5-0)

Juice Robinson (IWGP United States Champion) - 4 Points - (2-6-0)

Toru Yano - 4 Points - (2-6-0)

- There will be a G1 Climax Recap podcast on Fightful Select hosted by Warren Hayes. The podcast goes on air after the G1 Climax ends on Sunday. 

- On the last day of the G1 Climax, Kenny Omega will be facing his Golden Lover tag team partner Kota Ibushi in a singles match with high implications on the tournament results. It will be their first singles match against each other in NJPW and third in their careers. 

- Tomohiro Ishii, Kenny Omega, Kota Ibushi, and Tetsuya Naito were featured on the latest edition of Weekly Pro Wrestling. 

- There was a big upset on Day 16 when Toru Yano defeated Kenny Omega. There was a pre-match beat down by the Bullet Club OGs and there was further interference during the match. Omega spoke with reporters after the match. 

- Kenny Omega was not happy with Tama Tonga following the interference in his match against Toru Yano. 

- After their match on Day 16, Kota Ibushi was disappointed in his loss and Tama Tonga was adamant he's not going to allow his family legacy be tarnished by critics. 

- Ahead of Day 17, Tama Tonga tweeted the following in response to Kenny Omega saying Tonga ruined his match against Toru Yano. 

- After defeating Juice Robinson who is wrestling with a cast, Tomohiro Ishii said he'd be willing to face him again after he heals. 

- During his match on Day 16, Kota Ibushi hit a moonsault off of a balcony which can be seen in the following tweeted video. 

- New Japan Pro Wrestling released the following re-cap for Day 16 where B-Block was competing. 


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