NJPW Announces Full Cards For G1 Climax Tournament


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New Japan Pro Wrestling presents the 25th edition of the annual G1 Climax Tournament which will begin July 20th and conclude with the finals of the tournament on August 16th.

Previously, the participants in the tournament had been announced, however, more information has been released.  During their Dominion event, NJPW announced the brackets for the tournament, the dates of the events, and highlighted key matches that would be happening at each event.

BLOCK A
AJ Styles
Hiroshi Tanahashi
Togi Makabe
Kota Ibushi
Hiroyoshi Tenzan
Tetsuya Naito
Katsuyori Shibata
Toru Yano
Doc Gallows
Bad Luck Fale

BLOCK B
Kazuchika Okada
Shinsuke Nakamura
Hirooki Goto
Yuji Nagata
Satoshi Kojima
Tomohiro Ishii
Yujiro Takahashi
Karl Anderson
Tomoaki Honma
Michael Elgin (from ROH)

KEY MATCHES

20th of July: Shibata/Styles, Tanahashi/Ibushi

23rd of July: Okada/Elgin, Nakamura/Anderson

24th of July: Tanahashi/Tenzan, Shibata/Naito

25th of July: Nagata/Nakamura, Honma/Okada

26th of July: Ibushi/Styles, Tanahashi/Naito

28th of July: Goto/Honma, Kojima/Okada

29th of July: Naito/Styles, Shibata/Ibushi

1st of August: Goto/Okada, Nakamura/Ishii

2nd of August: Tenzan/Ibushi, Tanahashi/Yano

4th of August: Nagata/Ishii, Goto/Nakamura

5th of August: Styles/Makabe, Naito/Ibushi

7th of August: Nakamura/Yujiro, Okada/Ishii

8th of August: Tenzan/Styles, Tanahashi/Shibata

9th of August: Goto/Ishii, Honma/Nakamura

11th of August: Styles/Fale, Tanahashi/Makabe

12th of August: Nagata/Okada, Honma/Ishii

14th of August: Makabe/Ibushi, Styles/Tanahashi

15th of August: Nagata/Goto, Nakaamura/Okada

16th of August: WINNER OF BLOCK A VS. WINNER OF BLOCK B

For more information, check out NJPW’s Website:http://www.njpw.co.jp/english/

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