It’s that time of year again, and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW)'s G1 Climax tournament is back to ruin sleep schedules all over the globe!
This year's version, the 26th annual, will feature 20 men competing across 19 dates for a spot in the finals August 14. Each show will be broadcast worldwide on New Japan's streaming service, NJPW World.
Check out Rev's list of matches worth checking out from the first five shows here, and The Great Wall of Slow's rundown of each of the twenty participants journey through the first third of the tourney here.
We'll have open threads & results for each show (and maybe a few other goodies - stay tuned!), so you can watch along with the best pro wrestling community on the internet.
The tenth day of the tourney takes place at Takamatsu City's Kagawa General Gymnasium and we’re back to B Block, one of two groupings whose winner will go on to a spot in the finals.
YOSHI-HASHI over Katsuhiko Nakajima by pinfall with Karma.
Michael Elgin over Yuji Nagata by pinfall with an Elgin Bomb.
Toru Yano over Katsuyori Shibata by pinfall.
Kenny Omega over EVIL by pinfall with One-Winged Angel.
Tetsuya Naito over Tomoaki Honma by pinfall with Destino.
Here are the standings heading into these bouts (we’ll update these after the show, which is scheduled to kickoff with undercard action at 6:00AM Eastern):
Togi Makabe - 8 Points (4 - 1)
Kazuchika Okada - 8 Points (4 - 1)
Naomichi Marufuji - 6 Points (3 - 2)
Hiroyoshi Tenzan - 4 Points (2 - 3)
Hirooki Goto - 4 Points (2 - 3)
SANADA - 4 Points (2 - 3)
Tomohiro Ishii - 4 Points (2 - 3)
Bad Luck Fale - 4 Points (2 - 3)
Tama Tonga - 4 Points (2 - 3)
Hiroshi Tanahashi - 4 Points (2 - 3)
B Block (updated!):
Yuji Nagata - 6 points (3 - 2)
Katsuhiko Nakajima - 6 points (3 - 2)
Kenny Omega - 6 points (3 - 2)
Tetsuya Naito - 6 points (3 - 2)
YOSHI-HASHI - 6 points (3 - 2)
Michael Elgin - 6 points (3 - 2)
Katsuyori Shibata- 4 points (2 - 3)
Tomoaki Honma - 4 points (2 - 3)
Toru Yano - 4 points (2 - 3)
EVIL - 2 points (1 - 4)
Enjoy the show!