Hiroshi Tanahashi & Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi-Hashi) vs. Kota Ibushi, Will Ospreay & Toa Henare

The match begins with Okada backing Ibushi into the ropes before letting him go free, Okada then catches Ibushi in a headlock. Ibushi gets free and Okada drops him with a shoulder tackle, Ibushi recovers and he drops Okada with a combination. Ibushi messes up a standing moonsault attempt and Okada nails him with a flapjack, Yoshi-Hashi tags in and he attacks Ibushi with a few strikes. Tanahashi tags in and he double teams Ibushi with Yoshi-Hashi for a near fall, Tanahashi nails Ibushi with some more strikes. Ibushi recovers and he nails a sliding Tanahashi with a double stomp, Ospreay tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Ospreay then hits Tanahashi with a handspring enzaguri for a near fall, Ospreay then nails Tanahashi with an enzaguri. Tanahashi escapes the Storm Breaker to hit Ospreay with a Twist N’ Shout, Yoshi-Hashi and Henare get tagged in before exchanging a plethora of strikes.

Yoshi-Hashi corners Henare before landing a running chop, Henare recovers and he nails Yoshi-Hashi with a flying shoulder tackle. Henare then nails a charging Yoshi-Hashi with Rampage for a near fall, members from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. Yoshi-Hashi nails Henare with a chop followed by a super kick, Henare recovers and he drops Yoshi-Hashi with a suplex. Yoshi-Hashi drops a charging Henare with a clothesline for a near fall, Yoshi-Hashi then hits Henare with a brain buster for a three count.

Winners: Hiroshi Tanahashi & Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Yoshi-Hashi)

NJPW G1 Climax 29 B Block
Toru Yano vs. Taichi

The match begins with Taichi immediately heading to the arena floor, Taichi gets in the ring before taking refuge in the ropes. Yano gets angry and he leaves the ring to head backstage, Yoshinobu Kanemaru comes out and he attacks Yano before dragging him back into the ringside area. Taichi goes out of the ring and he wraps Yano up in the ring skirt, Yano makes it back in the ring while still wrapped in the ring skirt. Yano eventually gets unwrapped from the ring skirt as Taichi stomps away on him, Yano recovers and he removes a turnbuckle pad. Taichi and Yano throw the turnbuckle pad back and forth between each other, Taichi ends it all while nailing Yano with a kick to the midsection. Yano removes Taichi’s pants before throwing him into the exposed corner and rolling him up for a near fall, Taichi recovers to throw Yano into the exposed corner and rolling him up for a near fall. Yano then sends a charging Taichi to the arena floor, Yano follows him out there before throwing him into the ring post.

Kanemaru accidentally spits alcohol into the face of Taichi, Yano wraps Taichi and Kanemari in the ring skirt before getting back in the ring. Taichi doesn’t beat the referee’s count and the match is called off.

Winner: Toru Yano, by count out

NJPW G1 Climax 29 B Block
Jeff Cobb vs. Tetsuya Naito

The match begins with Cobb immediately dropping Naito with a shoulder tackle, Cobb traps Naito in the corner while nailing him with strikes. Cobb follows that up by tossing Naito across the ring, Naito rolls out of the ring and Cobb follows him out there to land more strikes. Cobb gets Naito back in the ring and he cracks him with multiple headbutts, Naito fights back and he nails Cobb with an atomic drop followed by a drop kick to the knee. Naito gets Cobb in the corner before landing a running drop kick to the knee, Naito then stomps away on a downed Cobb. Naito drops Cobb again before landing a drop kick to the back, Naito then hits Cobb with a neck breaker for a near fall. Naito keeps Cobb down while stomping away on him, Naito then applies a kravat to the downed Cobb. Cobb gets free and Naito attacks him with some strikes, Cobb quickly fires back with strikes of his own. Naito goes for a slingshot drop kick and Cobb catches him before landing an overhead belly to belly suplex, Cobb keeps Naito cornered while landing more strikes.

Cobb then nails a cornered Naito with a leaping European uppercut followed by a Samoan drop, Cobb also hits Naito with a standing moonsault for a near fall. Naito fights back and he cracks Cobb with an enzaguri, Naito goes for a flying forearm strike and Cobb catches him before landing a German suplex for a near fall. Cobb places Naito on the top rope and he follows him up there, Cobb then nails Naito with a delayed vertical superplex for a near fall. Cobb follows that up by hitting Naito with a Spin Cycle for another near fall, Naito recovers to nail Cobb with a few kicks before eating a super kick. Cobb again gets Naito on the top rope and he looks for a super power slam, Naito escapes Cobb’s grasp before landing a super rana. Naito then nails Cobb with a tornado DDT followed by a reverse rana, Naito goes for Destino and Cobb blocks it before landing an F-5. Naito and Cobb have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Cobb ends the exchange by leveling Naito with a lariat.

Cobb goes for Tour Of The Islands and Naito counters with Destino for a near fall, Naito nails Cobb with a second Destino for a three count.

Winner: Tetsuya Naito

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