This morning saw the continuation of NJPW’s 30th annual G1 Climax, with the ninth set of five tournament matches.
Matches that saw, Kazuchika Okada attempting to re-find form by defeating the hardest hitting man in the G1 Climax this year, Minoru Suzuki. Followed up by a blockbuster main event that saw Kota Ibushi take on Will Ospreay in a high paced spectacle for the ages.
Full results from day nine of NJPW’s G1 Climax (October 5th), as well as the updated league standings, can be found below:
Full results from day eight of the tournament can be found here.
Non Tournament Match:
Yuya Uemura vs Gabriel Kidd
Winner: Yuya Uemura via Submission (Boston Crab)
Shingo Takagi (1/3) vs Yujiro Takahashi (0/4)
Winner: Shingo Takagi via Pinfall (Last of the Dragon)
Jeff Cobb (1/3) vs Jay White (3/1)
Winner: Jeff Cobb via Pinfall (Tour of the Islands)
Kazuchika Okada (2/2) vs Minoru Suzuki (3/1)
Winner:Kazuchika Okada via Pinfall (Rainmaker)
Tomohiro Ishii (1/3) vs Taichi (3/1)
Winner: Tomohiro Ishii via Pinfall (Vertical Drop Brainbuster)
Kota Ibushi (3/1) vs Will Ospreay (3/1)
Winner: Kota Ibushi via Pinfall (Kamigoye)
Updated League Tables:
Kota Ibushi –8 points.
Will Ospreay – 6 points.
Taichi – 6 points.
Jay White – 6 points.
Minoru Suzuki –6points.
Kazuchika Okada – 6 points.
Jeff Cobb – 6 points.
Shingo Takagi – 4points.
Tomohiro Ishii –4 points.
Yujiro Takahashi – 0 points.
For a full list of the dates and times (BST) for the key matches throughout all of this years’ G1 Climax visit our article here.
The full match listings for every day of the G1 can be found over on NJPW’s English website.
Full results will be posted every day throughout the G1 and make sure to check back regularly for news, results and analysis.