8/1 New Japan Results-Who Is The Invincible FIghter?
The path to the answer to that question begins today as New Japan begins G1 CLIMAX 21-THE INVINCIBLE FIGHTER, the annual best-of-the-best heavyweight singles tournament. In-progress results from this year’s opening event, the first of back-to-back events at Fukuoka International Center:
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Giant Bernard beat Hideo Saito in 9:47.
Yoshihiro Takayama beat Toru Yano in 6:29.
Yujiro Takahashi beat Tetsuya Naito in 10:52.
Lance Archer beat Makabe in 8:18.
Yuji Nagata beat Hiroshi Tanahashi in 18:19.
La Sombra beat Wataru Inoue in 8:41.
Hirooki Goto beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan in 10:37.
Satoshi Kojima beat Minoru Suzuki in 12:40.
MVP beat Shinsuke Nakamura in 12:02.
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Kota Ibushi beat Ryusuke Taguchi in 16:10 to retain the title. V2 for Ibushi.