By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
New Japan Pro Wrestling “G1 Climax Tournament Day 11”
July 30, 2018 in Kagawa, Japan at Takamatsu City General Gymnasium
Broadcast live on New Japan World
1. Juice Robinson and David Finlay defeated Shota Umino and Toa Henare.
2. Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa defeated Tomohiro Ishii and Sho.
3. Tetsuya Naito and Sanada over Toru Yano and Gedo.
4. Kenny Omega and Chase Owens defeated Zack Sabre, Jr. and Taka Michinoku.
5. Kota Ibushi and Yujiro Takahashi beat Hirooki Goto and Yoh.
6. Bad Luck Fale defeated Togi Makabe in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
7. Jay White defeated Hangman Page in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
8. Minoru Suzuki defeated Evil in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
9. Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Yoshi-Hashi in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
10. Kazuchika Okada defeated Michael Elgin in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
Powell’s POV: I am back from Waterloo, Iowa and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame events that were held over the weekend. I’m a bit behind due to being away, so I’m taking the results only approach to this event, but I should be able to deliver more details on Wednesday’s show.
The scoring for the round robin tournament is two points for a victory, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss.
A-Block Standings: Hiroshi Tanahashi (10), Kazuchika Okada (8), Jay White (8), Minoru Suzuki (8), Evil (8), Bad Luck Fale (6), Michael Elgin (4), Togi Makabe (4), Hangman Page (2), Yoshi-Hashi (2).
B-Block Standings: Kenny Omega (10), Tetsuya Naito (8), Sanada (6), Kota Ibushi (6), Zack Sabre Jr. (6), Tomohiro Ishii (4), Hirooki Goto (4), Tama Tonga (2), Toru Yano (2), Juice Robinson (2).
Wednesday’s show in Kagoshima features the following B-Block matches: Kota Ibushi vs. Hirooki Goto, Kenny Omega vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Toru Yano vs. Tetsuya Naito, Juice Robinson vs. Sanada, Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tama Tonga.
Thursday’s show in Fukuoka features the following A-Block matches: Kazuchika Okada vs. Minoru Suzuki, Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Evil, Jay White vs. Yoshi-Hashi, Togi Makabe vs. Hangman Page, and Michael Elgin vs. Bad Luck Fale.
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