The Japanese company New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) held on Saturday, August 8 the 16th date of its prestigious tournament, the G1 Climax 28. the show took place at Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Kanagawa.
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 bout won, two points are scored, for a draw due to time limit one, while a loss gives 0 points. In the final of August 12 at the Nippon Budokan, the two leaders of each group will meet 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, on January 4, 2019.
Below are the full results:
Togi Makabe and Toa Henare defeated Michael Elgin and Shota Umino via pinfall.
Hangman Page and Chase Owens defeated YOSHI-HASHI and SHO via pinfall.
Bad Luck Fale and Tanga Loa defeated Minoru Suzuki and El Desperado via pinfall.
EVIL and BUSHI defeated Jay White and YOH via pinfall.
Hiroshi Tanahashi and David Finlay defeated Kazuchika Okada and Gedo via pinfall.
G1 Climax 28 Block B matches:
Tomohiro Ishii defeated Juice Robinson via pinfall.
Zack Saber Jr. defeated Hirooki Goto via pinfall.
Tama Tonga defeated Kota Ibushi via pinfall.
Toru Yano defeated Kenny Omega via pinfall.
Tetsuya Naito defeated SANADA via pinfall.
Current Block B Classification:
Kenny Omega: 12 points
Tetsuya Naito: 12 points
Kota Ibushi: 10 points
Zack Saber Jr .: 10 points
Tomohiro Ishii: 8 points
SANADA: 8 points
Hirooki Goto: 6 points
Tama Tonga: 6 points
Juice Robinson: 4 points
Toru Yano: 4 points