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New Japan G1 Climax 31 results for Wednesday, Sept. 29: Okada vs. Tacos, Tanahashi vs. Tonga, and more

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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

8 Points

  • Great-O-Khan (4-0)

6 Points

  • KENTA (3-1)
  • Toru Yano (3-1)
  • Zack Sabre, Jr. (3-0)

4 Points

  • Kota Ibushi (2-2)
  • Shingo Takagi (2-1)
  • Yujiro Takahashi (2-2)

2 Points

  • Tanga Loa (1-2)
  • Tomohiro Ishii (1-3)

0 Points

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

B Block

4 Points

  • Jeff Cobb (2-0)
  • Kazuchika Okada (2-0)
  • Taichi (2-0)

2 Points

  • EVIL (1-1)
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi (1-1)
  • SANADA (1-1)
  • Tama Tonga (1-1)

0 Points

  • Chase Owens (0-2)
  • Hirooki Goto (0-2)
  • YOSHI-HASHI (0-2)

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

EVIL over Taichi by referee stoppage with the Sharpshooter.

SANADA over Chase Owens by pinfall with the moonsault.

Jeff Cobb over Hirooki Goto by pinfall with Tour of the Islands.

Hiroshi Tanahashi over Tama Tonga by pinfall with a crucifix pin.

Kazuchika Okada over YOSHI-HASHI by pinfall with the Rainmaker.

Enjoy the show!