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NJPW G1 Climax 30 A Block Match
Shingo Takagi def. Kota Ibushi
Jay White def. Taichi
Will Ospreay def. Minoru Suzuki
Kazuchika Okada def. Jeff Cobb
Tomohiro Ishii def. Yujiro Takahashi
Yota Tsuji def. Gabriel Kidd
Yota Tsuji vs. Gabriel Kidd
The match begins with Tsuji and Kidd exchanging strikes and shoulder tackles, Kidd drops a charging Tsuji with a hip toss. Kidd keeps Tsuji down while landing a knee drop and applying a chin lock to him, Kidd then gets Tsuji in the corner while landing some strikes. Kidd drops Tsuji again before landing an elbow drop for a near fall, Kidd keeps Tsuji down while briefly getting him in another chin lock. Tsuji fights back and Kidd cracks him with a few more strikes, Tsuji recovers and he nails Kidd with a drop kick. Tsuji then hits Kidd with a flying forearm followed by a shoulder tackle and splash for a near fall, Kidd recovers and he lands a slam on a charging Tsuji. Kidd follows up by dropping Tsuji with a shoulder tackle, Tsuji goes for a suplex and Kidd counters with one of his own for a near fall. Tsuji fights back and he has a striking exchange with Kidd, Kidd ends the exchange by nailing Tsuji with a drop kick. Tsuji recovers and he nails Kidd with a running power slam, Tsuji follows up by landing a spear on Kidd for a near fall. Tsuji gets Kidd in a Boston crab and a tap out follows.
Winner: Yota Tsuji
NJPW G1 Climax 30 A Block
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Yujiro Takahashi
The match begins with Takahashi attacking Ishii as he enters the ring, Takahashi quickly drops Ishii with a clothesline. Ishii leaves the ring and Takahashi follows him out there, Takahashi nails Ishii with a reverse DDT on the arena floor. Takahashi gets Ishii back in the ring before cornering him and landing some strikes, Takahashi follows up with a power slam on Ishii for a near fall. Takahashi gets up and he stomps away on a downed Ishii, Takahashi drops Ishii again before landing a basement drop kick for a near fall. Ishii fights back and he nails Takahashi with a brain buster, Ishii nails Takahashi with a few strikes before Takahashi bites his hand. Takahashi trips up Ishii before landing another basement drop kick on him, Ishii charges at Takahashi and Takahashi drops him on the top rope. Takahashi attacks Ishii with more strikes and Ishii eventually drops him with a back drop driver, Takahashi recovers and he nails Ishii with a fisherman buster suplex. Ishii recovers and he nails Takahashi with a release German suplex into the corner, Ishii gets Takahashi on the top rope and he follows him up there before landing a superplex for a near fall.
Takahashi and Ishii exchange a few strikes until Takahashi nails Ishii with an Alabama slam, Takahashi follows up by nailing Ishii with a clothesline and Olympic Slam for a near fall. Ishii fights back and Takahashi lands a fireman’s carry slam for another near fall, Takahashi keeps Ishii on his knees before nailing him with a thrust kick. Ishii gets up and he drops Takahashi with a release German suplex, Ishii follows up by nailing a swinging Takahashi with an enziguri. Ishii then crushes Takahashi with a lariat for a near fall, Takahashi fights back and he nails Ishii with a brain buster. Ishii recovers and he nails a charging Takahashi with a clothesline, Ishii goes for a brain buster and Takahashi counters with a roll up for a near fall. Ishii fights back and he nails Takahashi with a sliding lariat for a near fall, Ishii then hits Takahashi with a brain buster for a three count.
Winner: Tomohiro Ishii
NJPW G1 Climax 30 A Block
Kazuchika Okada vs. Jeff Cobb
The match begins with Okada backing Cobb into the ropes before getting him in a headlock, Cobb gets free and he drops Okada with a shoulder block. Cobb catches a leaping Okada before nailing him with a suplex, Okada leaves the ring and Cobb attacks him when he returns. Okada recovers and he avoids a charging Cobb before landing a neck breaker, Okada follows up by dropping Cobb and nailing him with a basement drop kick. Okada then nails Cobb with a second neck breaker, Okada also nails Cobb with a suplex for a near fall. Okada keeps Cobb down while holding him in a chin lock, Okada releases the hold and Cobb avoids his leap before dropping him a few times. Cobb then hits Okada with an overhead belly to belly suplex, Cobb follows up with a running back suplex on Okada for a near fall. Okada fights back and he nails Cobb with a running back elbow strike, Okada also cracks Cobb with a DDT for a near fall. Okada and Cobb get into a striking exchange before Cobb drops Okada with a clothesline, Cobb looks for a sit out power bomb before landing a swinging side suplex on Okada for a near fall.
Cobb immediately follows up with a standing moonsault on Okada for another near fall, Okada fights back and he eventually nails Cobb with a tombstone pile driver. Okada immediately gets Cobb in the cobra clutch and Okada releases the hold and Cobb drops him with a drop kick. Okada escapes a Tour Of The Islands and Cobb still manages to drop him, Okada catches Cobb in a roll up before eating a super kick. Okada manages to catch Cobb in a roll up after a series of reversals for a three count.
Winner: Kazuchika Okada
NJPW G1 Climax 30 A Block
Will Ospreay vs. Minoru Suzuki
The match begins with Ospreay and Suzuki immediately getting into a striking exchange, Ospreay eventually knocks Suzuki out of the ring after landing a drop kick. Ospreay follows up on that by nailing Suzuki with a dive, Suzuki fights back and he nails Ospreay with some strikes. Suzuki catches a leaping Ospreay and he gets him in a Fujiwara arm bar on the arena floor, Suzuki grabs a steel chair and the referee takes it from him. Suzuki traps Ospreay’s arm in the barricade before kicking at the barricade, Suzuki also bends Ospreay’s arm along the ring post. Suzuki gets Ospreay back in the ring while working over his injured arm, Suzuki gets Ospreay up while exchanging some strikes with him. Suzuki ends the exchange by locking Ospreay in an octopus stretch, Ospreay eventually makes it to the ropes to break the submission attempt. Ospreay fights back and he nails Suzuki with a handspring enziguri, Ospreay then drops Suzuki before landing a standing shooting star press for a near fall. Suzuki recovers and he catches a leaping Ospreay before applying a Fujiwara arm bar to him, Ospreay eventually makes it to the ropes to break the hold.
Suzuki drops Ospreay and Ospreay manages to block the penalty kick attempt, Suzuki goes back to attacking the injured arm of Ospreay. Ospreay and Suzuki get into a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Ospreay ends the exchange by dropping Suzuki for a near fall. Ospreay goes to the top rope and Suzuki follows him up there, Ospreay knocks Suzuki off the ropes before missing a 450 splash attempt. Ospreay and Suzuki go down after another striking exchange, Ospreay and Suzuki exchange more strikes until Ospreay goes down. Suzuki catches a leaping Ospreay and Ospreay manages to land a suplex a short time later for a near fall, Suzuki avoids the Hidden Blade before getting him in a sleeper hold. Ospreay gets free and he rocks Suzuki with a head kick, Ospreay manages to hit Suzuki with Storm Breaker for a three count.
Winner: Will Ospreay
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Taichi vs. Jay White
The match begins with both competitors leaving the ring to avoid each other, they meet in the ring and quickly brawl. The action spills to the arena floor as Taichi throws White into the barricade, Taichi then chokes White with a cable wire. White fights back and he throws Taichi into the barricade, White gets Taichi in the ring and Taichi immediately leaves. White attacks Taichi and throws him into the barricade, Taichi gets back in the ring and White drops him for a near fall. White keeps Taichi down while attacking him with a few strikes, White keeps Taichi down again while holding him in a chin lock. Taichi tries leaving the ring again and White corners him before landing shoulder thrusts, Taichi recovers and he nails White with a kick to the face. Taichi then hits White with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Taichi misses a head kick and White nails him with a chop block. White follows up by spiking Taichi with a DDT, White then hits Taichi with a blade buster for a near fall. White looks for a uranage before attacking Taichi with some more strikes, Taichi fights back and he nails White with a clothesline to the back of the head. Taichi sets up for a pile driver and White tries blocking it, White recovers and he nails Taichi with a dragon screw leg whip.
White follows up with a release German suplex and uranage on Taichi, White looks for a Blade Runner and Taichi counters with a back drop suplex. Taichi and White have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Taichi eventually drops White after landing an enziguri. Taichi catches White in a roll up just as Gedo distracts the referee, Taichi sets up for a low blow and he almost gets caught by the ref. Taichi gets shoved into the referee by White, Taichi and White eventually take each other out with low blows. Taichi recovers first and he nails White with a power bomb for a near fall, Taichi and White go through a series of reversals until Taichi drops White. White avoids a super kick from Taichi before landing Blade Runner for a three count.
Winner: Jay White
NJPW G1 Climax 30 A Block
Kota Ibushi vs. Shingo Takagi
The match begins with Takagi quickly dropping Ibushi, Ibushi gets up and he nails a charging Takagi with a mid kick. Takagi backs Ibushi into the corner while landing a few strikes, Ibushi gets to the middle of the ring and a striking exchange breaks out with Takagi. Ibushi ends the exchange by knocking Takagi out of the ring, Ibushi waits for Takagi to get back in the ring before landing a multitude of strikes on him. Takagi takes Ibushi off the top rope before dropping him on the top rope, Takagi knocks Ibushi out of the ring after landing a clothesline. Takagi follows Ibushi out of the ring and he drops him on the ring apron before landing a DDT on the arena floor, Takagi gets Ibushi back in the ring before landing stomps and double stomps on his midsection. Takagi follows up by nailing Ibushi with a suplex for a near fall, Takagi keeps Ibushi down while applying a chin lock to him. Ibushi fights back and a striking exchange breaks out with Takagi, Takagi ends the exchange by dropping Ibushi with a clothesline.
Takagi keeps Ibushi down while wrenching away on his leg, Ibushi fights back and he drops Takagi with a huracanrana. Ibushi gets up and he drops Takagi with a striking combination before landing a standing moonsault for a near fall, Takagi leaves the ring and Ibushi nails him with a dive. Ibushi gets Takagi back in the ring and he eats a back body drop when looking for a power bomb, Ibushi lands a few kicks before Takagi levels him with a clothesline. Takagi and Ibushi go through a series of reversals until Takagi lands a modified face plant on Ibushi for a near fall, Ibushi fights back and he nails Takagi with a release German suplex. Ibushi and Takagi exchange more strikes in the middle of the ring, Takagi fails at a release German suplex attempt and Ibushi nails him with a knee strike to the back of the head. Ibushi then hits Takagi with a sit out power bomb for a near fall, Takagi catches a charging Ibushi and he nails him with a death valley driver. Ibushi recovers and he nails a charging Takagi with another knee strike, Takagi avoids a kick from Ibushi to land a Last Of The Dragon for a near fall.
Takagi gets up and he nails Ibushi with a series of lariat for another near fall, Takagi attacks Ibushi with more strikes and Ibushi eventually goes down. Ibushi fights back and he nails a charging Takagi with a clothesline, Ibushi follows up with a knee strike on Takagi for a near fall. Takagi avoids another knee strike before landing a Last Of The Dragon for a three count.
Winner: Shingo Takagi
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