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New Japan G1 Climax 31 results for Thursday, Sept. 23: Shingo vs. Sabre, Ibushi vs. Ishii, and more

Match lineup for night three 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

4 Points

  • Great-O-Khan (2-0)
  • Shingo Takagi (2-0)
  • Toru Yano (2-0)
  • Yujiro Takahashi (2-0)

2 Points

  • KENTA (1-1)
  • Kota Ibushi (1-1)
  • Tanga Loa (1-1)
  • Tomohiro Ishii (1-1)
  • Zack Sabre, Jr. (1-0)

0 Points

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

B Block

2 Points

  • EVIL (1-0)
  • Jeff Cobb (1-0)
  • Kazuchika Okada (1-0)
  • SANADA (1-0)
  • Taichi (1-0)

0 Points

  • Chase Owens (0-1)
  • Hirooki Goto (0-1)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi (0-1)
  • Tama Tonga (0-1)
  • YOSHI-HASHI (0-1)

Today’s action takes place in Tokyo’s Ota City General Gymnasium, kicking off at 5:30 am ET / 2:30 am PT, and it's all about A Block, one of two groupings whose winner will go on to a spot in the finals.

Great-O-Khan over Toru Yano by pinfall with the Eliminator.

KENTA over Yujiro Takahashi by submission with Game Over.

Kota Ibushi over Tomohiro Ishii by pinfall with Kamigoye.

Zack Sabre, Jr. over Shingo Takagi by submission with a modified triangle choke.

Enjoy the show!

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