The G1 Climax rolls on as the A Block competes in their third day of matches. And the main event features two of NJPW’s hardest hitters, making this one a must-see attraction as well as a spectacular co-main event to boot. Here’s the preview for Day 7 of G1 Climax 30.
Tomohiro Ishii vs. Shingo Takagi
Shingo Takagi was able to pick up his first victory of the G1 Climax 30 with a win over Will Ospreay after going 0-2 to start. Tomohiro Ishii has not been as lucky as he will look to upset Takagi to earn his first win in the main event of Night 7.
Will Ospreay vs. Jay White
G1 Climax 30 has been a strong one for “Switchblade” so far. He has defeated maybe the who’s who of his block in his first three matches, as he sits tied for points with 6. Wins over Kota Ibushi, Kazuchika Okada, and Shingo Takagi leave him in the driver’s seat to make it to the finals for the second year in a row. Will Ospreay, on the other hand, is fresh off a loss to Takagi after starting off 2-0 in his first two bouts. This could be the bout of the night.
Kazuchika Okada vs. Taichi
It’s always weird to see Okada at the lower end of the tournament but that’s where he sits with his current 2 points. G1 Climax 30 has served as a coming-out party of sorts for Taichi, who remains undefeated with 6 points. If he’s to have a serious run, a win over Okada would prove this is no fluke to start.
Kota Ibushi vs. Jeff Cobb
Kota Ibushi, the reigning G1 Climax winner, was the favorite coming into the tournament and remains in the hunt after defeating Ishii and Okada. His one blemish so far came in the rematch of last year’s G1 Finals, as a loss to Jay White leaves him behind for now. Jeff Cobb got one some would believe to be upset over Shingo Takagi to get his loan two points. Another upset needs to be in the cards for him to get back into contention.
Minoru Suzuki vs. Yujiro Takahashi
Minoru Suzuki currently has 4 points to this point in his return to the G1 Climax. He will face winless Yujiro Takahashi, who has struggled to put anything together as of yet and is one loss away from believably being out of contention for the rest of the tournament. They will kick off the night.
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