SPOTLIGHTED PODCAST ALERT (YOUR ARTICLE BEGINS A FEW INCHES DOWN)…
The New Japan G1 Climax Tournament begins this afternoon in Dallas, Tex. at American Airlines Center. The event airs live in the U.S. on AXS TV starting at 6 ET / 5 CT / 3 PT. PWTorch.com’s Sean Radican will have live coverage, and Dan Kuester will have an on-site report this weekend. PWTorch VIP members can hear a Roundtable Podcast this weekend hosted by Sean Radican with Kelly Wells and Dan Kuester. The following are the tournament matches…
A Block First Round Matches…
- Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
- Kota Ibushi vs. KENTA
- SANADA vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
- EVIL vs. Bad Luck Fale
- Will Ospreay vs. Lance Archer
- Jushin Liger & Juice Robinson & Toru Yano vs. Tetsuya Naito & Shingo Takagi & Bushi.
- Jay White & Chase Owens vs. Yoshi-Hashi & Hirooki Goto.
- Tomohiro Ishii & Shota Umino vs. Jeff Cobb & Ren Narita.
- Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa vs. Sho & Yoh.
MORE ON G1 CLIMAX TOURNAMENT: NJPW News: G1 Climax brackets revealed, matches announced for entire tournament including opening night in Dallas (w/Radican’s Analysis)