It’s, well… a few months after that time of year again, and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW)’s G1 Climax tournament is back to ruin sleep schedules all over the globe!

This year’s version, the 31st annual, will feature 20 men competing across 19 dates for a spot in the finals on October 21. Each show will be broadcast worldwide on New Japan’s streaming service, NJPW World.

Current Standings

A Block

12 Points

  • KENTA (6-2)
  • Kota Ibushi (6-2)
  • Shingo Takagi (6-2)
  • Zack Sabre, Jr. (6-2)

10 Points

8 Points

  • Great-O-Khan (4-5)
  • Toru Yano (4-4)

4 Points

  • Tanga Loa (2-6)
  • Yujiro Takahashi (2-6)

0 Points

  • Tetsuya Naito (0-9 after being injured out and forfeiting his remaining matches)

B Block

14 Points

  • Jeff Cobb (7-0)
  • Kazuchika Okada (7-0)

12 Points

6 Points

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi (3-4)
  • SANADA (3-4)

4 Points

  • Hirooki Goto (2-5)
  • Taichi (2-5)
  • Tama Tonga (2-5)
  • YOSHI-HASHI (2-5)

2 Points

Today’s action takes place in Yamagata’s Yamagata General City Sports Center, kicking off at 5:30 am ET / 2:30 am PT, and it’s all about B Block, one of two groupings whose winner will go on to a spot in the finals.

Chase Owens vs. Taichi

Hirooki Goto vs. SANADA

Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. YOSHI-HASHI

EVIL vs. Jeff Cobb

Kazuchika Okada vs. Tama Tonga

Enjoy the show!

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Lockwood Law

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