NJPW Results for August 13, 2017

NJPW “G1 CLIMAX 27”, 8/13/2017 [Sun] 15:00 @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo
10,280 spectators

(1) KUSHIDA, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Tiger Mask IV & Hirai Kawato vs Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku
Winner: Kanemaru (6:06) with the High Ball W on Kawato
~Suzuki-gun continued to assault Liger, Tiger Mask & Kawato after the match, while KUSHIDA and El Desperado brawled throughout the arena.
(2) Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi vs Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa
Winner: Loa (7:40) with the Apeshit on Nakanishi
(3) Togi Makabe & David Finlay vs Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI
Winner: YOSHI-HASHI (6:33) with the Karma on Finlay
(4) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Juice Robinson vs Bad Luck Fale, Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens
Winner: Robinson (7:18) with the Pulp Friction on Owens

(5) IWGP Junior Tag Championship Match: [52nd Champions] Matt & Nick Jackson vs. [Challengers] Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet
Winner: Ricochet (15:13) with the Shooting Star Press on Matt
~ Champions fall on their 2nd defense. Taguchi & Ricochet become the 53rd generation champions.

~During intermission, Katsuyori Shibata came to the ring for the first time since being injured in his IWGP Heavyweight title match at Sakura Genesis, and said “I’m alive, that’s all!”

~A brief, cryptic video was shown, featuring a mysterious figure in a black cloak and gloves wielding a knife.

(6) IWGP Tag Championship Match: [77th Champions] Raymond Rowe & Hanson vs. [Challengers] Cody & Hangman Page
Winner: Rowe (16:19) with the Fallout on Page
~1st successful title defense.
~G.O.D. came out after the match and issued a challenge for the tag titles. But before War Machine could answer, Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer stormed the ring and attacked both teams.

(7) Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kota Ibushi & Michael Elgin vs Minoru Suzuki, Zack Sabre Jr. & Takashi Iizuka
Winner: Sabre Jr. (13:42) with a Henkei Manji Katame (Octopus Hold) on Tanahashi
~After the match, Sabre Jr. held up Tanahashi’s Intercontinental Championship, while Suzuki and Elgin continued to brawl at ringside.
(8) Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Gedoucht vs SANADA, EVIL, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi
Winner: Hiromu (10:32) with a Triangle Choke on Gedo


(9) G1 CLIMAX 27 FINAL MATCH: [A BLOCK WINNER] Tetsuya Naito vs. [B BLOCK WINNER] Kenny Omega
Winner: Naito (36:35) with the Destino
~Tetsuya Naito wins the G1 CLIMAX 27

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