NJPW G1 Climax 30 Day 3 Results: White, Ospreay, Taichi, Okada & Cobb Pick Up Victories!

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Jay White def. Kota Ibushi
Will Ospreay def. Tomohiro Ishii
Taichi def. Minoru Suzuki
Kazuchika Okada def. Yujiro Takahashi
Jeff Cobb def. Shingo Takagi

Non-Tournament Match

Gabriel Kidd def. Yuya Uemura


Yuya Uemura vs. Gabriel Kidd

The match begins with Kidd getting Uemura in a front headlock, Uemura gets free and Kidd wrenches away on his arm. Uemura gets free and he does so damage to Kidd’s arm, Uemura gets Kidd down and he works over his arm. Kidd gets free and he gets Uemura in a head scissors, Uemura gets up and Kidd attacks him with a few strikes followed by a slam. Kidd traps Uemura in the corner while landing some more strikes, Uemura fights back and Kidd nails him with a back elbow strike for a near fall. Uemura recovers and he cracks a charging Kidd with a drop kick, Uemura corners Kidd while landing a back elbow strike and shoulder tackle. Uemura follows up by landing a slam on Kidd for a near fall, Uemura quickly gets Kidd in a single leg crab and Kidd gets to the ropes. Uemura then nails Kidd with a running forearm strike, Uemura looks for a belly to belly suplex and Kidd gets to the ropes to avoid it. Kidd and Uemura have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Kidd ends the exchange by nailing Uemura with a drop kick. Kidd follows up with a double underhook suplex on Uemura for a three count.

Winner: Gabriel Kidd

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Jeff Cobb vs. Shingo Takagi

The match begins with Takagi cornering Cobb and landing a chop, Takagi looks for a shoulder tackle next and Cobb stays on his feet before a striking exchange breaks out. Takagi then drops Cobb with a shoulder tackle, Cobb recovers and he nails a charging Takagi with a drop kick. Cobb follows up by nailing Takagi with an overhead release suplex, Cobb traps Takagi in the corner while landing some strikes. Cobb slows things down by getting Takagi in a bear hug before sending him into the corner to land more strikes, Cobb then hits Takagi with a back suplex for a near fall. Takagi recovers and he looks for a suplex on Cobb, Cobb defends and Takagi drops him with a clothesline. Takagi follows up by landing a suplex on Cobb for a near fall, Takagi looks for a sliding a lariat and Cobb defends against it. Takagi and Cobb go back and forth until Takagi lands a Saito suplex on Cobb, Takagi looks for a lariat and he winds up exchanging exploder suplexes with Cobb. Cobb and Takagi get into a striking exchange until Cobb levels Takagi with a clothesline, Takagi drops Cobb and he follows up by landing a lariat for a near fall.

Cobb fights back and he nails Takagi with multiple gut wrench suplexes, Cobb then lands a power bomb and standing moonsault on Takagi for a few near falls. Cobb gets Takagi on his shoulders and Takagi winds up nailing him with a DDT, Takagi keeps Cobb down while landing a sliding lariat. Takagi then lands Made In Japan on Cobb for a near fall, Takagi looks for Last Of The Dragon and Cobb escapes to eat a bunch of strikes. Cobb fights back and he nails Takagi with a release German suplex, Cobb then hits Takagi with a Tour Of The Islands for a three count.

Winner: Jeff Cobb

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Kazuchika Okada vs. Yujiro Takahashi

The match begins with Okada backing Takahashi into the ropes before letting him go free, Okada gets Takahashi in a headlock afterwards and Takahashi bites his hand. Takahashi follows up by dropping Okada with a clothesline, Okada leaves the ring and Takahashi follows him out there before landing a neck breaker on the arena floor. Takahashi follows up by hitting a downed Okada with a basement drop kick, Takahashi gets Okada back in the ring before landing elbow drops and headbutts. Takahashi then traps Okada in the corner while landing some strikes and a boot to the face, Okada goes down and Takahashi nails him with another basement drop kick for a near fall. Takahashi keeps Okada down while holding him in a chin lock, Takahashi releases the hold to hit Okada with another basement drop kick. Takahashi reapplies the chin lock to a downed Okada, Okada fights back and he manages to drop a charging Takahashi. Okada follows up by nailing Takahashi with a running back elbow strike, Okada then hits Takahashi with a DDT and Takahashi manages to leave the ring. Okada follows up by taking Takahashi down with a dive, Okada gets Takahashi back in the ring and Takahashi manages to boot him in the face before landing a fisherman buster suplex for a near fall.

Takahashi and Okada get into a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Okada ends the exchange by nailing Takahashi with a drop kick followed by a tombstone pile driver. Okada gets Takahashi in the cobra clutch, Takahashi gets free and he manages to hit Okada with an Angle Slam. Takahashi looks for Pimp Juice and Okada avoids it before eating another Angle Slam for a near fall, Okada fights back and Takahashi levels him with a clothesline. Takahashi looks for a power bomb and Okada gets free before missing a drop kick attempt, Takahashi goes for Pimp Juice and Okada again defends against it. Okada then hits Takahashi with a discus clothesline before getting him in the cobra clutch to force a tap out.

Winner: Kazuchika Okada

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Minoru Suzuki vs. Taichi

The match begins with Suzuki going right at Taichi before the bell sounds, Suzuki and taichi continue battling and choking each other. Suzuki cracks Taichi with a few strikes and the referee gets in between them, Suzuki and Taichi accidentally take out the referee before grabbing steel chairs. Suzuki and Taichi swing the chairs at each other until Taichi gains control, Suzuki fights back and he knocks Taichi out of the ring. Suzuki leaves the ring and he sends Taichi into the barricade before attacking him with a steel chair, Suzuki keeps Taichi down while choking him with a steel chair. Suzuki and Taichi exchange some strikes on the arena floor until Taichi goes down, Suzuki gets Taichi in the ring and he brings a steel chair with him. The ref goes down again after taking the chair from Suzuki and Taichi nails him with the microphone stand, Taichi knocks Suzuki back out of the ring before throwing him into the barricade. Taichi traps Suzuki near the barricade while choking him with a camera cable, Taichi grabs another steel chair and he attacks Suzuki with it before getting him back in the ring.

The referee prevents Suzuki from using a chair in the ring and Taichi attacks Suzuki with some strikes, Suzuki and Taichi have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Taichi drops Suzuki after landing a clothesline to the back of the head followed by an enziguri, Suzuki gets up and he avoids an Axe Bomber to get Taichi in a sleeper hold. Suzuki looks for a pile driver and Taichi defends before landing more enziguris, Suzuki reapplies the sleeper hold to Taichi. Suzuki goes for the pile driver against and Taichi defends against it, Suzuki goes for the sleeper hold again and Taichi counters with Black Mephisto for a three count.

Winner: Taichi

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Tomohiro Ishii vs. Will Ospreay

The match begins with Ishii attacking Ospreay with strikes and shoulder tackles, Ospreay responds by dropping Ishii with a shoulder tackle of his own. Ospreay and Ishii have a back and forth with nobody gaining control, Ospreay and Ishii exchange strikes in the corner until Ishii drops Ospreay. Ishii corners Ospreay while attacking him with more strikes, Ishii drops Ospreay before kicking him right in the back. Ospreay fights back and Ishii nails him with a suplex, Ishii traps Ospreay in the corner again while attacking him with more strikes. Ospreay fights back again and he finally manages to drop Ishii, Ospreay drops Ishii again before landing a standing shooting star press for a near fall. Ospreay follows up by nailing Ishii with a springboard forearm strike, Ospreay corners Ishii before landing a bunch of strikes. Ishii recovers and he drops Ospreay during a striking exchange, Ospreay traps Ishii on the top rope before missing a double stomp attempt. Ospreay still manages to knock Ishii to the arena floor after landing a springboard drop kick, Ospreay misses a dive attempt and he still manages to send Ishii into the barricade.

Ospreay follows up by nailing Ishii with an Os Cutter on the arena floor, Ospreay gets Ishii back in the ring before getting a near fall on a pin attempt. Ospreay slams Ishii before heading to the top rope, Ishii gets up and he crotches Ospreay on the top rope. Ishii gets Ospreay off the top rope by landing a superplex on him, Ospreay fights back and he nails Ishii with a kick to the back of the head. Ospreay keeps Ishii on his knees while nailing him with more kicks, Ishii avoids the Os Cutter and he levels Ospreay with a forearm strike. Ishii follows up by nailing Ospreay with a power bomb for a near fall, Ishii keeps the pressure on Ospreay by landing a release German suplex on him. Ishii goes for a lariat and Ospreay counters with a one man Spanish fly for a near fall, Ospreay then hits Ishii with an Os Cutter for a near fall. Ospreay goes for a super Os Cutter and Ishii avoids it before landing a lariat, Ospreay fights back and he cracks Ishii with a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Ishii then hits Ospreay with a lariat and enziguri for another near fall, Ishii looks for a brain buster and Ospreay counters with a stunner.

Ishii goes for the brain buster again and Ospreay nails him with a poison rana, Ospreay then hits Ishii with an over the shoulder pile driver for a near fall.Ospreay then hits Ishii with a Hidden Blade and Storm Breaker for a three count.

Winner: Will Ospreay

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Kota Ibushi vs. Jay White

The match begins with Ibushi attacking White with a suicide dive after White was out of the ring mocking the fans on the microphone, Ibushi gets White back in the ring and he stomps on him. White recovers and he drops Ibushi neck first on the top rope, White goes to the ring apron and he drops Ibushi knee first on the mat below. White follows up by sending Ibushi into the barricade and ringside edge, White keeps Ibushi down while stomping away on him. White gets Ibushi back in the ring and he corners him before stomping away on him, Ibushi tries fighting back and White drops him with a hair pull. White starts focusing his attack on the injured leg of Ibushi, Ibushi fights back and he nails a charging White with a drop kick. Ibushi drops White before landing a standing moonsault for a near fall, Ibushi injures his knee during a middle rope moonsault attempt and White quickly lands a DDT on him. White then nails Ibushi with a clothesline and Blade Buster for a near fall, White drops Ibushi again before landing a dragon screw leg whip. White then cracks Ibushi with a series of knee strikes to the midsection, White drops Ibushi again before landing another dragon screw leg whip.

Ibushi fights back and he nails White with a release German suplex, Ibushi looks for a tombstone pile driver and his injured leg gives out on him. White goes to the ring apron and Ibushi attacks him, Ibushi looks to German suplex White back in the ring and Gedo interferes to prevent it. White then lands another dragon screw leg whip on Ibushi, White follows up with a uranage on Ibushi for a near fall. Ibushi recovers and he drops White with a tombstone pile driver, Ibushi and White have a striking exchange until White is knocked out of the ring. White gets back in the ring and Ibushi levels him with a lariat, White recovers and he nails Ibushi with a dragon screw leg whip. Ibushi fights back and he hits White with a release German suplex, Ibushi follows up by drilling White with a head kick. Ibushi looks for a knee strike and White counters with multiple dragon screw leg whips, White gets Ibushi in an inverted figure four leg lock and Ibushi gets to the ropes to break it up. White then hits Ibushi with a head and arm suplex, Ibushi quickly recovers and he hits White with a knee strike followed by a sit out power bomb for a near fall.

Ibushi and White then have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Ibushi sets up for a knee strike and White nails him with a low blow after a Gedo distraction. White then hits Ibushi with a bridging back suplex for a near fall, Ibushi recovers and he nails White with a few strikes. Ibushi goes for a knee strike and White counters with a Blade Runner for a three count.

Winner: Jay White

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