The block action of the G1 Climax 32 tournament comes to its conclusion tonight in the first of three nights at the Budokan Hall. Here is a rundown of Night 17 from the New Japan website. The New Japan preview is available here. Every match is a block match.
D Block: Will Ospreay (3-2-0, 6pts) v Juice Robinson (2-3-0, 4pts) and Shingo Takagi (3-2-0, 6pts) v El Phantasmo (2-3-0, 4pts). If Shingo wins and Ospreay wins, Shingo wins the block. If Ospreay wins and Shingo loses, Ospreay wins. If Robinson and Phantasmo win, then it’s a 7-way 3-3 tie among everyone in D-Block and no one knows what will happen.
C Block: Hirooki Goto (3-2-0, 6pts) v EVIL (2-3-0, 4pts) and Tetsuya Naito (3-2-0, 6pts) v Zach Sabre, Jr (3-2-0, 6pts). If Goto wins, he needs a Zack Sabre. Jr loss to force a tie. If Sabre wins or draws, he wins the block. Naito must win to win the block. EVIL is elininated.
B Block: Tama Tonga (4-1-0, 8pts) v Jay White (5-0-0, 10pts) and SANADA (3-2-0, 6pts) v Tomohiro Ishii (1-4-0, 2pts). SANADA and Ishii are eliminated. Tonga needs a win to win the block, White can win or draw to win the block.
A Block: Bad Luck Fale (2-3-0, 4pts) v JONAH (3-2-0, 6pts) and Kazuchika Okada (4-1-0, 8pts) v Lance Archer (3-2-0, 6pts). Fale and JONAH are eliminated. If Archer wins, he wins the block. Okada needs only a win or a draw to win the block.
Complete updated standing can be found here.
The show starts at 6PM local (JST) time, 10:00AM BST, 5:oo AM EST and 2:00 AM PST.
The show is as always available on New Japan World. Talk about it all here!