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New Japan G1 Climax 29 results for Saturday, Aug. 10: Okada vs. Ibushi, Tanahashi vs. Ospreay, and more

Lineup graphic for night seventeen of NJPW G1 Climax 29 NJPW World

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 29th annual, will feature 20 men competing across 19 dates for a spot in the finals on August 12. Each show will be broadcast worldwide on New Japan's streaming service, NJPW World, except for opening night, which was live exclusively on AXS here in the States and uploaded to NJPW World at a later date.

We'll have open threads & results for each show as well as the standard match recommendation posts at regular intervals throughout the tournament, so why not watch along with the best pro wrestling community on the internet?

Current Standings

A Block

14 Points

  • Kazuchika Okada (7-1)

12 Points

  • Kota Ibushi (6-2)

8 Points

  • EVIL (4-4)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi (4-4)
  • KENTA (4-4)
  • SANADA (4-4)

6 Points

  • Bad Luck Fale (3-5)
  • Will Ospreay (3-5)
  • Zack Sabre, Jr. (3-5)

4 Points

  • Lance Archer (2-6)

B Block

10 Points

  • Hirooki Goto (5-3)
  • “Switchblade” Jay White (5-3)
  • Jon Moxley (5-3)
  • Tetsuya Naito (5-3)

8 Points

  • Tomohiro Ishii (4-4)
  • Toru Yano (4-4)

6 Points

  • Jeff Cobb (3-5)
  • Juice Robinson (3-5)
  • Shingo Takagi (3-5)
  • Taichi (3-5)

Today’s action takes place in Tokyo’s legendary Nippon Budokan, kicking off at a brisk 5AM Eastern / 2AM Pacific, and it's the final night of round robin action for A Block, with the winner of Okada/Ibushi going on to Monday’s finals!

Lance Archer def. EVIL via pinfall with the claw

Bad Luck Fale def. SANADA via pinfall with a small package

Zack Sabre, Jr. def. KENTA via submission with an armbar and kicks to the head

Will Ospreay def. Hiroshi Tanahashi via pinfall after Stormbreaker

Kota Ibushi def. Kazuchika Okada via pinfall after two kamigoye knee strikes; wins A Block

Enjoy the show!

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