New Japan Pro Wrestling “G1 CLIMAX 25 – Day 16”, 8/12/2015 Results

New Japan Pro Wrestling “G1 CLIMAX 25 – Day 16”, 8/12/2015 [Wed] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo

(1) Jushin Thunder Liger, David Finlay Jr. & Jay White vs. Ryusuke Taguchi, Yohei Komatsu & Sho Tanaka
◆Winner: Taguchi (5:51) following the Dodon on White.

(2) Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Bad Luck Fale & Tama Tonga
◆Winner: Yano (5:43) with the Urakasumi on Tonga.

(3) Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Togi Makabe & KUSHIDA vs. Tetsuya Naito, Kota Ibushi & Mascara Dorada
◆Winner: KUSHIDA (9:40) with a counter pin-fall on Dorada.
~ Tenzan and Naito continued to fight after the match with Naito eventually just walking off with a smile on his face.
~ Makabe and Ibushi then had a quick exchange before being seperated, Ibushi left the ring still pissed off.
~ All 4 of these guys will face at the next G1 show on 8/14.

(4)Hiroshi Tanahashi, Katsuyori Shibata & Captain New Japan vs. AJ Styles, Doc Gallows & Cody Hall
◆Winner: Gallows (8:31) with the Gallow’s Pole on Captain.
~ Tanahashi and Styles had a staredown following the match. The two face in the main event of the 8/14 show to determine the winner of the A BLOCK.

(5) B BLOCK: Karl Anderson vs. Yujiro Takahashi
◆Winner: Anderson (10:04) following the Gunstun.
~ Anderson [6 wins, 2 losses = 12 points]
~ Yujiro [2 wins, 6 losses = 4 points]
~ MAO-chan came out with Yujiro and Anderson, with Anderson being more gravitated to her than Yujiro. Yujiro seemed to have taken noticed which caused a bit of tension to get the two competing against one another for the match.
~ The two BULLET CLUB members seemed to have reconciled following the match.

(6) B BLOCK: Hirooki Goto vs. Michael Elgin
◆Winner: Goto (11:41) with the Goto-shiki.
~ Goto [6 wins, 2 losses = 12 points]
~ Elgin [4 wins, 4 losses = 8 points]
~ Respect was shown between the two following a hard-hitting contest.

(7) B BLOCK: Satoshi Kojima vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
◆Winner: Nakamura (11:24) following the Boma Ye.
~ Nakamura [6 wins, 2 losses = 12 points]
~ Kojima [2 wins, 6 losses = 4 points]

(8) B BLOCK: Kazuchika Okada vs. Yuji Nagata
◆Winner: Okada (18:14) following the Rainmaker.
~ Okada [7 wins, 1 loss = 14 points]
~ Nagata [2 wins, 6 losses = 4 points]
~ Okada solidifies his top position for the block, only Nakamura, 8/15, and Goto, whom he suffered a loss against, stand between him and moving on to the final.

(9) B BLOCK: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tomoaki Honma
◆Winner: Honma (16:13) following the Kokeshi.
~ Honma [1 win, 7 losses = 2 points]
~ Ishii [4 wins, 4 losses = 8 points]
~ Honma with the much needed win as he finally claims a win over Ishii and claims his first points in the G1.
~ After the match, Honma stated the he loves pro-wrestling as he thanked the fans for the support.