New Japan G1 Climax 29 matches, dates, locations, standings

first_imgJoin DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a yearTen wrestlers will be in block, facing off against each other in a point-based system. A win earns you two points, a time limit-draw nets a point for each wrestler and a loss earns zero points. Whoever has the most points in their respective blocks at the end of the round-robin portion of the tournament will battle in the G1 Climax finals.That winner will get a crack at whoever the IWGP heavyweight champion is in the main event of Wrestle Kingdom 14 on Jan. 4, 2020 at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. If current heavyweight titleholder Kazuchika Okada comes out the winner, he will pick his opponent.Some notable names in the tournament include Okada, 2018 winner Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi, IWGP junior heavyweight champion Will Ospreay, former IWGP heavyweight champions Tetsuya Naito and Jay White and two newcomers to the field: former Jon Moxley (Dean Ambrose) and KENTA (Hideo Itami). The G1 Climax is known to provide some of the best matches of the calendar year. Here is everything you need to know about New Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 Climax 29.(All times are Eastern)New Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 Climax 29 datesNew Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 Climax takes place from July 6 — Aug. 12. How to watch NJPW G1 Climax 29NJPW G1 Climax 29 will be available on the New Japan World streaming service (subscription required) and the opening night on July 6 airs live on AXS TV.MORE: Kazuchika Okada takes back New Japan top spotNJPW G1 Climax 29 top matches, locationsFINALS — Monday, Aug. 12 — Nippon Budokan in Tokyo Kota Ibushi (A Block winner) vs. Jay White (B Block winner) Every year since 1991, New Japan Pro Wrestling has held the G1 Climax. The 2019 edition of the tournament, on paper, has the chance to be the best of them all.That’s because the tournament features 20 of the best wrestlers in the world, competing in two separate blocks (A and B) starting on Saturday, July 6 for the first time in the United States at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. It culminates on Monday, Aug. 12 in Tokyo. NJPW G1 Climax 29 StandingsA BlockPointsB BlockPointsKota Ibushi * (Won tiebreaker over Okada in head-to-head)14Jay White12Kazuchika Okada14Jon Moxley10SANADA8Tetsuya Naito10KENTA8Hirooki Goto10Hiroshi Tanahashi8Toru Yano8EVIL8Tomorhiro Ishii8Will Ospreay8Juice Robinson8Bad Luck Fale8Taichi8Zach Sabre Jr.8Jeff Cobb8Lance Archer6Shingo Takagi8last_img

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