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G-1 Climax Day 8 Notebook: Seriously fun

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 8 (Results) Date: July 27, 2017 Arena: Ao-re Nagaoka FAVORITE MATCH: Michael Elgin vs. Kenny Omega Picking the best match of the night was difficult, but the ending of this match ultimately gave Elgin and Omega the nod for the favorite match of the night. Omega’s resilience forced to Elgin… Continue reading G-1 Climax Day 8 Notebook: Seriously fun

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G-1 Climax 27 Day 7 Notebook: Burn All My Energy

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 7 (Results)  Date: July 26, 2017 Arena: Sendai Sunplaza Hall FAVORITE MATCH: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Hirooki Goto This show felt flat like the final night at Korakuen Hall. That’s not saying it wasn’t good by any means, but it lacked energy from the prior A Block shows. Similar that night… Continue reading G-1 Climax 27 Day 7 Notebook: Burn All My Energy

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G-1 Climax Day 6 Notebook: B Block Bounces Back

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 6 (Results) Date: July 25, 2017 Arena: Big Palette Fukushima FAVORITE MATCH: Toru Yano vs. Kenny Omega Shh. Don’t tell Jim Cornette about this match. Or anyone else stuck in the mindset that pro wrestling is strictly about two men trying to prove who’s better than the other with straight… Continue reading G-1 Climax Day 6 Notebook: B Block Bounces Back

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G-1 Climax 27 Day 5 Notebook: Finishing out the first stretch

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 5 (Results)  Date: July 23, 2017 Arena: Machida Gymnasium FAVORITE MATCH: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Yuji Nagata 2007 G1 final, ten years on and down the road in Machida. #g127 — chris charlton (@reasonjp) July 23, 2017 Like most nights when the A Block has its tournament bouts, this could have… Continue reading G-1 Climax 27 Day 5 Notebook: Finishing out the first stretch

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G-1 Climax 27 – Day 4 – Sensing the Dog Days

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 4 (Results)  Date: July 22, 2017 Arena: Tokyo Korakuen Hall We love you, li'l buddy. #G127 #RIPDaryl pic.twitter.com/qLsusUd7OS — r ep (@repalec) July 22, 2017 RIP, DARYL TAKAHASHI: Bad Luck Fale, you’re a monster. That’s all that needs to be said. This blog was almost canceled, but Daryl wouldn’t have… Continue reading G-1 Climax 27 – Day 4 – Sensing the Dog Days

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G-1 Climax 27 – Day 3 – A slow down is coming right?

G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 3 (Results)  Date: July 21, 2017 Arena: Tokyo Korakuen Hall FAVORITE MATCH: Kota Ibushi vs. Zack Sabre Jr. This match should have happened in the Crusierweight Classic. It should have been one of the WWE’s best matches in the tournament that has quickly faded into a WWE Network show. Ibushi… Continue reading G-1 Climax 27 – Day 3 – A slow down is coming right?

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G-1 Climax Day 2 Review – Stabilizing the Bar

*DELOS NOTE: It’s time to enter the tournament’s more grueling stretch for both workers and fans. We are staring right in the face of four straight nights with cards and results. My goal is to get these up by 4 p.m. Pacific.* G-1 CLIMAX 27 – Day 2 (Results)  Date: July 20, 2017 Arena: Tokyo… Continue reading G-1 Climax Day 2 Review – Stabilizing the Bar