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NJPW G1 Climax 27 Block A: Kota Ibushi def. Hiroshi Tanahashi
NJPW G1 Climax 27 Block A: Tetsuya Naito def. Hirooki Goto
NJPW G1 Climax 27 Block A: Tomohiro Ishii def. Yuji Nagata
NJPW G1 Climax 27 Block A: Zack Sabre Jr. def. Togi Makabe
NJPW G1 Climax 27 Block A: Yoshi-Hashi def. Bad Luck Fale
Chaos (Kazuchika Okada & Toru Yano) def. Bullet Club (Tama Tonga & Yujiro Takahashi)
Los Ingobernables (Hiromu Takahashi & Evil) def. Bullet Club (Kenny Omega & Chase Owens)
Los Ingobernables (Sanada & Bushi) def. David Finlay & Juice Robinson
Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & El Desparado) def. Hirai Kawato, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
Michael Elgin & Jushin “Thunder” Liger def. Katsuya Kitamura & Syota Umino
Match By Match Recap
Michael Elgin & Jushin “Thunder” Liger vs. Katsuya Kitamura & Syota Umino
The match begins with Liger and Umino taking turns backing each other into the ropes, Umino backs Liger into the corner before landing a few running back elbow strikes. Liger recovers and drops a charging Umino with a palm strike, Elgin tags in and he drops Umino with a delayed verticle suplex into a fall away slam. Liger tags back in and he nails Umino with some strikes in the corner, Liger then locks Umino in the surfboard hold. Liger releases the hold to attack Umino with a few chops, Umino recovers and then drops Liger with a drop kick.
Elgin and Kitamura get the tags from their respective partners, Elgin and Kitamura have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Kitamura eventually drops Elgin with a shoulder block, Kitamura then catches a dazed Elgin with a spear. Kitamura would then catch Elgin with a suplex for a near fall, Elgin recovers and catches a charging Kitamura with a uranage. Liger hits the ring to double team Kitamura with Elgin, Elgin catches Kitamura with a falcon arrow for a near fall. Elgin goes for the Elgin Bomb and Kitamura blocks by landing a back body drop, Elgin then levels a charging Kitamura with a clothesline followed by the Elgin Bomb for a three count.
Winners: Michael Elgin & Jushin “Thunder” Liger
Hirai Kawato, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & El Desparado)
The match begins with an all out brawl breaking out between everybody in the match, Taichi and Tenzan battle each other inside of the ring as the brawl comes to a halt. Taichi starts attacking Tenzan with some Mongolian chops and machine gun chops, Taichi then cracks a cornered Tenzan with a running forearm strike. Tenzan recovers and he attacks Taichi with Mogolian chops and a back body drop, Kojima and Suzuki get the tags from their respective partners. Kojima assaults Suzuki with machine gun chops in the corner, Kojima would then hit Suzuki with a running forearm strike in the corner. Suzuki recovers and kicks a cornered Kojima right in the face, Suzuki follows that up by briefly locking Kojima in the sleeper hold.
Suzuki goes for the Gotch style pile driver and Kojima uses a back body drop to escape, Desparado gets the tags and he stomps away on a downed Kojima. Kojima recovers and he drops Desparado with a Koji Cutter, Kawato tags in and he drops Desparado with a running back elbow strike. Suzuki interferes and that allows another all out brawl to take place between the teams, Kawato catches Desparado with a sunset flip for a near fall. Kawato then hits Desparado with a springboard drop kick for a near fall, Kawato continues the attack by locking Desparado in the Boston crab. Taichi breaks up the submission attempt and Kawato attacks him with forearm strikes, Suzuki hits the ring and he attacks Kawato with a few strikes, Desparado nails Kawato with the Angel’s Wings for the three count.
Winners: Suzuki-Gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & El Desparado)
David Finlay & Juice Robinson vs. Los Ingobernables (Sanada & Bushi)
The match begins with Robinson working over Sanada with a headlock, Bushi distracts Robinson and then Robinson sends a charging Sanada right into Bushi. Robinson quickly drops a dazed Sanada with a drop kick, Finlay hits the ring to attack Sanada with some double team moves alongside Robinson. Finlay follows that up by nailing Sanada with a series of running back elbow strikes in the corner, Bushi trips up Finlay and that allows Sanada to catch him with a drop kick. Bushi tags in and he catches Finlay with a missile drop kick, Bushi takes off his shirt and he chokes Finlay with it. Sanada and Bushi then attack Finlay with some double team moves, Robinson hits the ring to take out both opponents with a cross body block.
Robinson then catches a downed Bushi with a cannonball in the corner, Finlay then hits Sanada with a uranage back breaker for a near fall. Sanada catches a leaping Finlay in the Cold Skull, Finlay uses a small package to break the Cold Skull and get a near fall. Sanada reapplies the Cold Skull and Finlay finally taps out.
Winners: Los Ingobernables (Sanada & Bushi)
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