By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches are advertised for Day 8 of the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Tournament, which will be held Wednesday morning (U.S. Time) in Hiroshima, Japan at Sun Plaza Hall.
-Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tetsuya Naito in a B-Block tournament match.
-Jeff Cobb vs. Jay White in a B-Block tournament match.
-Shingo Takagi vs. Jon Moxley in a B-Block tournament match.
-Hirooki Goto vs. Taichi in a B-Block tournament match.
-Juice Robinson vs. Toru Yano in a B-Block tournament match.
-Kazuchika Okada, Yoshi-Hashi, and Toa Henare vs. Kenta, Clark Connors, and Karl Fredericks.
-Hiroshi Tanahashi and Shota Umino vs. Kota Ibushi and Ren Narita.
-Evil, Sanada, and Bushi vs. Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr., and Lance Archer.
-Will Ospreay, Tomoaki Honma, and Yuya Uemura vs. Bad Luck Fale, Chase Owens, and Yujiro Takahashi.
Powell’s POV: This event will stream live Wednesday morning on New Japan World at 4:30CT/5:30ET. I will have a review of the G1 matches available on Wednesday morning or early afternoon. The tournament will continue on Saturday and Sunday and runs through the finals on August 12. My coverage of the first seven days of the G1 are available in our NJPW PPV Reports section.
The A-Block Standings: Kazuchika Okada and Kenta have eight points, Kota Ibushi, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Lance Archer, and Evil have 4 points, Will Ospreay, Sanada, Zack Sabre Jr., and Bad Luck Fale have 2 points.
The B-Block Standings: Jon Moxley has six points, Juice Robinson, Tomohiro Ishii, Shingo Takagi, and Toru Yano have 4 points, Hirooki Goto, Taichi, Tetsuya Naito, and Jeff Cobb have 2 points, and Jay White has 0 points.
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