NJPW G1 Climax 29 Preview

NJPW G1 Climax 29 Preview
NJPW G1 Climax 29 Preview

New Japan Pro Wrestling kicks off the G1 tournament in Dallas on July 6th. The tournament will then continue a week later with night 2 in Tokyo’s Korakuen Hall. In this video, we break down the previous G1 results for each competitor and what they are hoping to achieve in this year’s gournament.

G1 Climax Block A

Kazuchika Okada (IWGP Heavyweight Champion)

  1. 2012: Winner (defeated Karl Anderson in the finals) – 10pts
  2. 2013: 9pts
  3. 2014: Winner (defeated Shinsuke Nakamura in finals) – 16pts
  4. 2015: 14pts
  5. 2016: 11pts
  6. 2017: 13pts
  7. 2018: 13pts

Hiroshi Tanahashi

  1. 2002: 4pts
  2. 2003: 4pts
  3. 2004: 12pts (lost in finals to Hiroyoshi Tenzan)
  4. 2005: 7pts
  5. 2006: 4pts
  6. 2007: Winner (defeated Togi Makabe in semi-finals and Yuji Nagata in finals) 6pts
  7. 2008: 4pts
  8. 2009: 7pts (lost in semi-finals to Shinsuke Nakamura)
  9. 2010: 9pts (lost to Satoshi Kojima in finals)
  10. 2011: 12pts
  11. 2012: 10pts
  12. 2013: 11pts (lost to Tetsuya Naito in finals)
  13. 2014: 14pts
  14. 2015: Winner (defeated Shinsuke Nakamura in finals) 14pts
  15. 2016: 11pts
  16. 2017: 12pts
  17. 2018: Winner (defeated Kota Ibush in in finals) 15pts

Kota Ibushi

  1. 2013: 8pts
  2. 2015: 8pts
  3. 2017: 10pts
  4. 2018: 12pts (lost in finals to Tanahashi)

Bad Luck Fale

  • 2014: 12pts
  • 2015: 10pts
  • 2016: 10pts
  • 2017: 12pts
  • 2018: 6pts

Zack Sabre Jr.

  1. 2017: 10pts
  2. 2018: 12pts

EVIL

  • 2016: 8pts
  • 2017: 12pts
  • 2018: 10pts

SANADA

  • 2016: 8pts
  • 2017: 8pts
  • 2018: 8pts

Lance Archer

  • 2011: 8pts
  • 2012: 8pts
  • 2013: 8pts
  • 2014: 8pts

Will Ospreay (IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion)

  • First tournament

KENTA

  • First tournament

G1 Climax Block B

Tetsuya Naito (IWGP Intercontinental Champion)

  1. 2010: 7pts
  2. 2011: 12pts (lost to Shinsuke Nakamura in finals)
  3. 2012: 8pts
  4. 2013: Winner (defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi in finals) – 1opts
  5. 2014: 10pts
  6. 2015: 10pts
  7. 2016: 12pts
  8. 2017: Winner (defeated Kenny Omega in finals) 14pts
  9. 2018: 12pts

Jay White

  1. 2018: 12pts

Hirooki Goto

  1. 2008: Winner (defeated Togi Makabe in finals) 8pts
  2. 2009: 6pts
  3. 2010: 8pts
  4. 2011: 12pts
  5. 2012: 8pts
  6. 2013: 8pts
  7. 2014: 8pts
  8. 2015: 12pts
  9. 2016: 12pts (lost in finals to Kenny Omega)
  10. 2017: 10pts
  11. 2018: 6pts

Tomohiro Ishii (NEVER Openweight Champion)

  1. 2013: 6pts
  2. 2014: 10pts
  3. 2015: 10pts
  4. 2016: 8pts
  5. 2017: 8pts
  6. 2018: 10pts

Juice Robinson

  1. 2017: 8pts
  2. 2018: 6pts

Toru Yano

  1. 2005: 4pts
  2. 2007: 5pts
  3. 2008: 4pts
  4. 2009: 6pts
  5. 2010: 8pts
  6. 2011: 10pts
  7. 2012: 6pts
  8. 2013: 8pts
  9. 2014: 8pts
  10. 2015: 8pts
  11. 2016: 10pts
  12. 2017: 8pts
  13. 2018: 6pts

Jon Moxley (IWGP United States Champion)

  • First tournament

Taichi

  • First tournament

Jeff Cobb

  • First tournament

Shingo Takagi

  • First tournament