By Jason Powell, Prowrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
New Japan Pro Wrestling “G1 Climax Tournament Day 15”
August 5, 2018 in Osaka, Japan at Prefectural Gym
Broadcast live on New Japan World
1. Tomohiro Ishii and Sho over Juice Robinson and Shota Umino.
2. Tetsuya Naito and Sanada over David Finlay and Toa Henare.
3. Hirooki Goto and Yoh beat Zack Sabre Jr. and Taka Michinoku.
4. Tama Tonga and Tonga Loa defeated Kota Ibushi and Yujiro Takahashi.
5. Kenny Omega and Chase Owens over Toru Yano and Gedo.
6. Yoshi-Hashi defeated Bad Luck Fale by DQ in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
7. Hangman Page defeated Minoru Suzuki in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
8. Jay White defeated Togi Makabe in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
9. Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Michael Elgin in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
10. Kazuchika Okada defeated Evil in a G1 Tournament A-Block match.
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 (14), Kazuchika Okada (12), Jay White (12), Minoru Suzuki (8), Evil (8), Bad Luck Fale (6), Michael Elgin (6), Togi Makabe (6), Hangman Page (4), Yoshi-Hashi (4).
B-Block Standings: Kenny Omega (12), Tetsuya Naito (10), Kota Ibushi (10), Sanada (8), Zack Sabre Jr. (8), Tomohiro Ishii (6), Hirooki Goto (6), Tama Tonga (4), Juice Robinson (4), Toru Yano (2).
Wednesday’s show in Kanagawa features the following B-Block matches: Tetsuya Naito vs. Sanada, Kenny Omega vs. Toru Yano, Kota Ibushi vs. Tama Tonga, Hirooki Goto vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Juice Robinson vs. Tomohiro Ishii.
Friday’s show in Tokyo features the following A-Block matches: Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, Michael Elgin vs. Togi Makabe, Jay White vs. Evil, Hangman Page vs. Yoshi-Hashi, and Minoru Suzuki vs. Bad Luck Fale.
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