New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) held today, Monday, July 16, its third date of G1 Climax 28, the most prestigious tournament of the company. The show took place from the Ota Ward Gymnasium in Tokyo before 3826 viewers. The show could be seen live through the official platform of the company, New Japan World, with comments in English by Kevin Kelly, Don Callis and Rocky Romero.
It should be remembered that the competition will be developed under the Round Robin format. All the fighters, within their respective block, will face each other throughout the tournament. For each fight won, two points are awarded, for a draw due to time limit one, while a loss provides 0 points. In the final of August 12 at the Nippon Budokan, the two leaders of each group will match up to determine the winner of the tournament and the next challenger to the IWGP Heavyweight championship in the biggest event of the year, Wrestle Kingdom 13 (January 4, 2019).
Below is the Full Results:
Tag Team Matches:
Tanga & Tama def. Toa Henare & Shota Unno.
Yano trading & evil way def. Zack Saber Jr. & TAKA Michinoku.
juice Robinson & David Finlay def. Kota Ibiba & Yujiro Takahashi.
Naito Tetsuya & SANADA def. Ishii Tomohiro & SHO.
Yoko Goto & YOH def. Kenny Omega & Chase Owens.
Block A Matches:
Michael Elgan def. Hangman Page
Evil def. YOSHI-HASHI
Masaki Kanji def. Suzuki Minoru
Bad Luck Faret def. Kazuchika Okada
Tanahashi Hirozu def. Jay · White
– 4 points: Jay White (2 wins and 0 losses)
– 4 points: Michael Elgin ( 2 wins and 0 losses)
– 4 points: Togi Makabe (2 wins and 0 losses)
– 2 points: Hiroshi Tanahashi (1 wins and 1 loss)
– 2 points: Hangman Paige (1 wins and 1 loss)
– 2 points: Evil(1 wins and 1 loss)
· 2 points: Bad Luck · Fallelet (1 wins 1 loss)
· 0 points: Kazuchika Okada (0 wins and 2 losses)
· 0 points: Minoru Suzuki (0 wins and 2 losses)
· 0 points: YOSHI – HASHI (0 wins and 2 losses)