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NJPW G1 Climax 30 A Block
Tomohiro Ishii def. Shingo Takagi
Will Ospreay def. Jay White
Kazuchika Okada def. Taichi
Kota Ibushi def. Jeff Cobb
Minoru Suzuki def. Yujiro Takahashi
Yota Tsuji def. Yuya Uemura
Yota Tsuji vs. Yuya Uemura
The match begins with some chain wrestling between Uemura and Tsuji, Uemura and Tsuji have a test of strength and it is won by Tsuji. Uemura eventually drops Tsuji with an arm drag before working over his arm, Tsuji eventually gets Uemura in a headlock. Uemura gets free and Tsuji cracks him with a shoulder tackle, Uemura gets up and Tsuji drops him before stomping on him. Uemura gets up again and Tsuji attacks his back with strikes, Tsuji then hits Uemura with a slam and splash for a near fall. Tsuji looks for the Boston crab and Uemura immediately gets to the ropes, Uemura fights back and he nails Tsuji with a drop kick. Uemura nails a cornered Tsuji with a back elbow strike followed by a forearm strike for a near fall, Uemura follows up by landing a slam on Tsuji. Uemura looks for his arm trap suplex and Tsuji gets to the corner to avoid it, Uemura then attacks a cornered Tsuji with some strikes. Tsuji fights back and he nails a charging Uemura with a spear, Tsuji gets Uemura in a Boston crab before taking him down with a big swing. Tsuji reapplies the Boston crab to Uemura and Uemura taps out.
Winner: Yota Tsuji
NJPW G1 Climax 30 A Block
Minoru Suzuki vs. Yujiro Takahashi
The match begins with Suzuki and Takahashi getting into a shoving contest, Suzuki and Takahashi exchange boots to the face until Takahashi goes down. Takahashi knocks Suzuki out of the ring before throwing him into the barricade, Takahashi grabs his pimp cane and he attacks Suzuki with it. Takahashi drops Suzuki on the arena floor before landing a basement drop kick, Suzuki fights back and Takahashi rakes his eyes before getting him back in the ring. Takahashi traps Suzuki in the corner while landing some strikes, Suzuki recovers and he boots Takahashi in the face before sending him out of the ring. Suzuki sends Takahashi into the barricade before attacking him with a steel chair, the ref tales Suzuki’s chair and Suzuki attacks Takahashi with another one. Suzuki finds some cable wire and he chokes Takahashi with it, Suzuki and Takahashi have a striking exchange on the arena floor until Takahashi goes down. Suzuki waits for Takahashi to get back in the ring to apply a sleeper hold to him, Suzuki releases the hold to get a near fall on a pin attempt. Takahashi blocks a Suzuki penalty kick before landing a basement drop kick on him, Suzuki recovers and he gets Takkahashi in a standing guillotine choke.
Takahashi gets free after nailing Suzuki with a suplex for a near fall, Suzuki attacks Takahashi with a few elbow strikes to the head. Suzuki and Takahashi have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Takahashi ends the exchange by nailing Suzuki with a clothesline. Suzuki recovers and he gets Takahashi in a sleeper hold, Takahashi gets free and he drops Suzuki. Takahashi looks for Pimp Juice and Suzuki counters be reapplying the sleeper hold to him, Suzuki then hits Takahashi with a Gotch style pile driver for a three count.
Winner: Minoru Suzuki
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Kota Ibushi vs. Jeff Cobb
The match begins with Ibushi attacking Cobb with some leg kicks, Cobb scores a takedown on Ibushi and Ibushi gets to the ropes. Cobb gets Ibushi back down again and Ibushi catches him in a head scissors before getting to the ropes again, Ibushi and Cobb have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Ibushi drops Cobb before landing a standing moonsault for a near fall, Cobb recovers and he hits a charging Ibushi with a drop kick. Cobb keeps Ibushi down while landing multiple strikes to his back, Ibushi gets up and Cobb drops him with a few headbutts. Ibushi fights back and Cobb drops him with a right to the face, Cobb then hits Ibushi with an overhead belly to belly suplex. Ibushi avoids a charging Cobb before landing a huracanrana, Cobb leaves the ring and Ibushi takes him down with a dive. Ibushi gets Cobb back in the ring before missing a springboard move, Ibushi recovers and hits a ducking Cobb with a double stomp. Cobb gets to his knees and Ibushi attacks him with some kicks, Cobb blocks a kick before landing a back suplex on Ibushi. Cobb drops Ibushi a few more times before cornering him and landing shoulder thrusts, Cobb then hits a cornered Cobb with a leaping European uppercut.
Cobb follows up by nailing Ibushi with a spinning back suplex and standing moonsault for a pair of near falls, Ibushi blocks a lariat attempt from Cobb before finally eating one. Cobb follows up by nailing Ibushi with multiple gut wrench suplexes and an airplane spin slam for a near fall, Cobb goes for another airplane spin slam and Ibushi escapes to land a head kick. Ibushi follows up by nailing Cobb with a series of knee strikes for a three count.
Winner: Kota Ibushi
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Kazuchika Okada vs. Taichi
The match begins with Taichi attacking Okada’s injured back before the bell sounded, Taichi knocks Okada out of the ring before throwing him into the barricade a few times. El Desparado looks to interfere and the ref distraction allows Taichi to attack Okada with a steel chair, Taichi follows up by sending Okada into the ring post. Taichi gets Okada back in the ring before kicking him in his injured back, Okada leaves the ring again and Taichi follows him out there. Taichi then sends Okada back first into the ringside edge, Taichi gets Okada back into the ring and he further attacks his injured back. Taichi drops Okada again before landing a few light stomps on him, Okada gets up and he lands a few strikes before Taichi kicks him in the midsection. Okada drops Taichi to a knee before landing a leaping European uppercut, Okada follows up with a running back elbow strike on Taichi. Okada traps Taichi in the corner before landing a back elbow strike and DDT for a near fall, Okada looks for the cobra clutch and Taichi defends while cornering him. Okada gets Taichi on the top rope before knocking him to the arena floor with a drop kick, Okada goes after Taichi and Taichi backs him right into the barricade.
Okada recovers and he sends Taichi into the barricade before landing a DDT on the arena floor, Okada gets Taichi back in the ring before missing a missile drop kick attempt. Okada fights back and Taichi nails him with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker, Taichi keeps Okada down while applying a single leg crab to him. Okada eventually gets to the ropes to break the submission attempt, Okada recovers and he nails Taichi with a modified neck breaker. Okada misses another drop kick attempt and Taichi levels him with a head kick, Okada recovers and he finally lands a drop kick on Taichi. Okada looks for the cobra clutch again and Taichi counters with a back drop driver, Taichi looks for a power bomb and Okada escapes before nailing him with a tombstone pile driver. Okada locks Taichi in the cobra clutch, Okada eventually releases the hold before landing a Rainmaker on Taichi. Taichi uses the ref to block a second Rainmaker attempt before landing a low blow and roll up for a near fall, Taichi follows up by landing an enziguri on Okada. Okada blocks a super kick attempt before getting dropped with a forearm strike, Taichi goes for a back drop driver and he winds up landing a Rainmaker for a near fall on Okada.
Taichi goes for Black Mephisto and Okada escapes to get him in the cobra clutch, Taichi escapes and Okada quickly reapplies the hold to put Taichi out cold.
Winner: Kazuchika Okada
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Will Ospreay vs. Jay White
The match begins with White immediately leaving the ring to avoid Ospreay, White gets in the ring and he immediately hides in the ropes. Ospreay locks up and White gets out of the ring again, White returns and Ospreay prevents him from leaving the ring. Ospreay gets White in a headlock and White corners him before landing multiple strikes, Ospreay fires back and he drops White with a chop. White gets up and he nails Ospreay with more strikes, Ospreay recovers and he nails White with a back body drop before clotheslining him out of the ring. White returns and Ospreay drops him again with a chop, Ospreay nails a downed White with a knee drop for a near fall. White fights back and he gets Ospreay out of the ring after landing an exploder suplex, White follows Ospreay out of the ring before throwing him into the barricade a few times. Ospreay gets back in the ring and White stomps away on him, White drops Ospreay with a hair pull before applying a single leg crab to him. Ospreay gets to the ropes and White attacks him with more strikes, White then hits Ospreay with a slam and leg drop for a near fall.
White keeps Ospreay down while applying a headlock to him, Ospreay gets free and White nails him with some chops. White drops a swinging Ospreay before landing a dragon screw leg whip, Ospreay recovers and he drills White with a handspring enziguri. Ospreay drops White with an atomic drop before landing a standing shooting star press for a near fall, Ospreay follows up by nailing White with a springboard forearm strike. White leaves the ring and Gedo prevents a suicide dive from Ospreay, Ospreay goes after Gedo and White nails Ospreay with a DDT as he got back in the ring. White follows up by landing a Blade Buster on Ospreay for a near fall, Ospreay recovers and he drops White with an enziguri. Ospreay starts climbing the ropes when Gedo distracts him, White catches a leaping Ospreay to land a flat liner followed by a release German suplex. White gets Ospreay on the top rope and he follows him up tthere, Ospreay gets free and he goes back up to the top rope. Ospreay lands a springboard drop kick to leave White hanging in the corner, White leaves the ring and Ospreay takes him and Gedo out with a suicide dive.
Ospreay gets White back in the ring before landing a springboard 450 splash for a near fall, Ospreay and White have a striking exchange until White goes down. White avoids the Os Cutter before landing an uranage on Ospreay, White follows up by landing a Kiwi Crusher on Ospreay for a near fall. Ospreay recovers and he nails White with a sit out power bomb, White avoids the Os Cutter again and Ospreay lands it on his third attempt for a near fall. Ospreay sets up for the Hidden Blade and White crumples to the mat below, Ospreay goes for Storm Breaker and White trips the referee. Gedo tries interfering and Ospreay avoids getting hit with the bass knuckles before dropping Gedo, White goes for a low blow and Ospreay counters with multiple head kicks. Ospreay then nails White with a Hidden Blade and Storm Breaker for a three count.
Winner: Will Ospreay
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Tomohiro Ishii vs. Shingo Takagi
The match begins with Takagi and Ishii exchanging shoulder tackles, Takagi and Ishii immediately have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Takagi and Ishii exchange more shoulder tackles until Takagi goes down, Takagi and Ishii have another striking exchange in the middle of the ring until Takagi goes down again. Ishii keeps Takagi down while landing kicks to his back and upper body, Takagi knocks Ishii down to the arena floor. Takagi follows Ishii out of the ring and Ishii immediately sends him into the barricade a few times, Takagi and Ishii exchange strikes on the arena floor. Takagi ends the exchange by sending Ishii into the barricade before landing a clothesline, Takagi gets Ishii back in the ring before landing elbow drops and a senton bomb on him. Takagi keeps Ishii down while applying a chin lock to him, Takagi then attacks Ishii with a plethora of elbow strikes and a knee drop. Ishii fights back and Takagi levels him with a headbutt, Ishii fights back and another striking exchange breaks out between the two. Ishii ends that exchange after nailing Takagi with a suplex, Ishii corners Takagi next while landing a plethora of strikes on him.
Takagi gets out of the corner and he eventually drops a swinging Ishii, Takagi nails Ishii with a back suplex for a near fall. Ishii fights back and he corners Takagi again while landing a bunch of strikes, Takagi fires back and he corners Ishii while landing strikes of his own. Takagi gets Ishii up before landing a modified Guerrero Special followed by a wheelbarrow slam, Takagi then hits Ishii with a sliding lariat for a near fall. Takagi and Ishii exchange clotheslines until both go down, Takagi and Ishii exchange more clotheslines again until both go down. Ishii gets Takagi on the top rope and he follows him up there before landing a superplex for a near fall, Ishii looks for a power bomb and Takagi counters with a back body drop. Takagi follows up on that by nailing Ishii with a gut buster, Takagi goes for Made In Japan and he winds up landing a DDT on Ishii. Takagi finally lands Made In Japan on Ishii for a near fall, Takagi then levels Ishii with a lariat for another near fall. Ishii fights back and Takagi quickly drops him, Ishii recovers and he nails a swinging Takagi with a series of back drop drivers.
Takagi gets up and he gets dropped quickly by a forearm strike by Ishii, Ishii then lands a power bomb on Takagi for a near fall. Ishii follows up by crushing Takagi with a lariat for a near fall, Ishii looks for a brain buster and Takagi avoids it before landing a death valley driver. Ishii gets up and he hits Takagi with a release German suplex followed by a lariat for a near fall, Ishii then hits Takagi with a sliding lariat for another near fall. Ishii goes for another brain buster and Takagi avoids it before landing a sliding forearm strike, Takagi and Ishii have another striking exchange in the middle of the ring. Takagi ends the exchange by nailing Ishii with an elevated back breaker, Takagi follows up by destroying Ishii with a lariat for a near fall. Ishii escapes the Last Dragon attempt and Takagi quickly droops him, Ishii escapes the Last Dragon again to hit Takagi with a tornado DDT. Ishii and Takagi exchange more strikes until Takagi goes down, Ishii follows up with a lariat on Takagi for a near fall. Ishii then lands a brain buster on Takagi for a three count.
Winner: Tomohiro Ishii
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