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New Japan G1 Climax 31 results for Saturday, Oct. 9: Ibushi vs. Khan, Shingo vs. Loa and more

Match lineup for night thirteen of NJPW G1 Climax 31 NJPW Global on Twitter

It’s, well... a few months after 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 31st annual, will feature 20 men competing across 19 dates for a spot in the finals on October 21. Each show will be broadcast worldwide on New Japan's streaming service, NJPW World.

Current Standings

A Block

10 Points

  • Kota Ibushi (5-2)
  • Zack Sabre, Jr. (5-1)

8 Points

  • Great-O-Khan (4-3)
  • KENTA (4-2)
  • Shingo Takagi (4-2)
  • Tomohiro Ishii (4-3)

6 Points

  • Toru Yano (3-3)

4 Points

  • Tanga Loa (2-4)
  • Yujiro Takahashi (2-4)

0 Points

  • Tetsuya Naito (0-9 after being injured out and forfeiting his remaining matches)

B Block

12 Points

  • Jeff Cobb (6-0)
  • Kazuchika Okada (6-0)

10 Points

  • EVIL (5-1)

6 Points

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi (3-3)

4 Points

  • Hirooki Goto (2-4)
  • SANADA (2-4)
  • Taichi (2-4)
  • YOSHI-HASHI (2-4)

2 Points

  • Chase Owens (1-5)
  • Tama Tonga (1-5)

Today’s action takes place in Osaka’s Edion Arena Osaka, kicking off at 4 am ET / 1 am PT, and it's all about A Block, one of two groupings whose winner will go on to a spot in the finals.

KENTA over Zack Sabre, Jr. by pinfall with the Go 2 Sleep.

Toru Yano over Yujiro Takahashi by countout.

Shingo Takagi over Tanga Loa by pinfall with Last of the Dragon.

Kota Ibushi over Great-O-Khan by pinfall with Kamigoye.

Enjoy the show!