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NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING G1 SPECIAL in USA: Night 1 Results

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NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING G1 SPECIAL in USA: Night 1 Results

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During the first night of the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Special in the USA, new champions were crowned.

Before a sold-out crowd of roughly 3,000 attendees at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Ca.

Match 1:

Chaos (Beretta, Jay Briscoe, Mark Briscoe, Rocky Romero, & Will Ospreay) d. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Marty Scurll, Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson, & Yujiro Takahashi) When Romero pinned Nick Jackson

Match 2:

Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI, EVIL, Hiromu Takahashi, & SANADA} d. Dragon Lee, Jushin Liger, Titan, & Volador, Jr when Takahashi pinned Titan

Match 3:

Quarter Finals IWGP US Championship Tournament

Jay Lethal d. Hangman Page via pinfall

Match 4:

Quarter Finals IWGP US Championship Tournament

Zack Saber Jr d. Juice Robinson via submission

Match 5:

David Finlay, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Jay White, & KUSHIDA d. Billy Gunn, Tempura Boyz (Sho Tanaka & Yohei Komatsu), & YOSHITATSU  when White pinned Tatsu

Match 6:

IWGP Tag Team Championship

(No Disqualification stipulation added at last moment)

War Machine (Hanson & Ray Rowe) d. Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Roa) (c) to win the IWGP Tag Team Championship

Match 7:

Quarter Finals IWGP US Championship Tournament

Tomohiro Ishii d. Tetsuya Nito via pinfall

Match 8:

Quarter Finals IWGP US Championship Tournament

Kenny Omega d. Michael Elgin via pinfall

Match 9:

IWGP Heavyweight Championship

Kazuchika Okada (c) d. Cody (Rhodes) via pinfall to retain the IWGP Heavyweight Championship

Chris Eaton is a writer and co-host for the pop culture site, The Realm Cast, as well as the classic tokusatsu podcast, The Kaiju Kingdom.

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