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New Japan G1 Climax results and open thread for Friday, July 24: Shibata vs. Naito & more!

Official blog of Tetsuya Naito

Excitement continues to grow for one of the most thrilling events on the pro wrestling calendar, New Japan Pro Wrestling's G1 Climax.

This year's version, the 25th annual, will feature a 20 men competing across 19 dates - the most in history - for a spot in the finals on August 16. Each show will be broadcast worldwide on New Japan's streaming service, NJPW World. Here at Cageside, we'll have open threads & results for each show, so you can watch along with the best pro wrestling community on the internet.

A primer for the event can be found here; a full schedule, more information on how to watch and some predictions here.

The third day of action takes place in Kyoto City Budo Center, and it's back to A Block, one of two groupings whose winner will go on to a spot in the finals.

Kota Ibushi vs. Doc Gallows

Togi Makabe vs. Bad Luck Fale

Toru Yano vs. A.J. Styles

Katsuyori Shibata vs. Tetsuya Naito

Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan

Enjoy the show!

Results from Day 3

Kota Ibushi pinned Doc Gallows with a rollup.

Bad Luck Fale pinned Togi Makabe with the Bad Luck Fall.

A.J. Styles submitted Toru Yano with the Calf Killer.

Katsuyori Shibata pinned Tetsuya Naito with the Penalty Kick.

Hiroshi Tanahashi pinned Hiroyoshi Tenzan with the High Fly Flow.


Current standings in Block A:

A.J. Styles 4
Hiroshi Tanahashi 4
Bad Luck Fale 2
Kota Ibushi 2
Togi Makabe 2
Tetsuya Naito 2
Katsuyori Shibata 2
Hiroyoshi Tenzan 2
Doc Gallows 0
Toru Yano 0

Current standings in Block B:

Karl Anderson 2
Hirooki Goto 2
Tomohiro Ishii 2
Yuji Nagata 2
Kazuchika Okada 2
Michael Elgin 0
Tomoaki Honma 0
Satoshi Kojima 0
Shinsuke Nakamura 0
Yujiro Takahashi 0

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