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Empyrean Heaven
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(07-13-2017, 06:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zach

Nice thread, Empanada Heaven.

I'm stealing this.

Also, NJPW is putting together hype vids for all G1 participants. Here's the playlist.

EDIT: Now updated with all participants. Yano giving lyrics to the G1 theme song is amazing.
Last edited by Empyrean Heaven; 07-14-2017 at 04:00 PM.
lucebuce12
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(07-14-2017, 09:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by British Monsoon

Dope animated ad for the G1;

Aww, where's Kenny Omega's knees?

Still pretty cool though.
FlammableD
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(07-14-2017, 09:25 PM)
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Nekofrog
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(07-14-2017, 09:40 PM)
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Why isn't yuji nagata listed as a former WCW Superstar? Worst 0/10 op
E-DuB
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(07-14-2017, 11:24 PM)
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Omegaman goes back to back and Sanada looks like a goddamned star are my only predictions.
SBlack
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(07-15-2017, 12:53 AM)
So hyped for this. It's my third G1, hoping this will be my first with watching all the undercards as well. Got Naito to win it but can't decide on who he's gonna meet in the final.
Heroman
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(07-15-2017, 02:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by SBlack

So hyped for this. It's my third G1, hoping this will be my first with watching all the undercards as well. Got Naito to win it but can't decide on who he's gonna meet in the final.

Don't do this to yourself
Seraphis Cain
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(07-15-2017, 02:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by SBlack

So hyped for this. It's my third G1, hoping this will be my first with watching all the undercards as well. Got Naito to win it but can't decide on who he's gonna meet in the final.

RIP
ghostmind
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(07-15-2017, 03:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by SBlack

So hyped for this. It's my third G1, hoping this will be my first with watching all the undercards as well. Got Naito to win it but can't decide on who he's gonna meet in the final.


As someone who has done this - don't do this.
avengers23
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(07-15-2017, 05:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by SBlack

So hyped for this. It's my third G1, hoping this will be my first with watching all the undercards as well. Got Naito to win it but can't decide on who he's gonna meet in the final.

You are already dead if you watch all the undercards.
Brinbe
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(07-15-2017, 05:40 AM)
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Cannot fucking wait
Brian_FETO
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(07-15-2017, 05:41 AM)
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Lol the undercard discouragement

Not worth watching live then?
Hex
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(07-15-2017, 07:34 AM)
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Looks like the G1 Presser is going on now.
Syder
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(07-15-2017, 07:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by Brian_FETO

Lol the undercard discouragement

Not worth watching live then?

I've never had any problems watching all of it. I just don't get fatigued on New Japan.
Hex
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(07-15-2017, 07:38 AM)
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Suzuki is so awesome because again he looks like a guy that if you walk into a bar and see him, he would be cool as fuck to drink with but if you piss him off like ten guys covered with tattoos would come out of nowhere to beat your ass.
Even more so with Sanada sitting next to him with some A grade casual suit game going on

Originally Posted by Syder

I've never had any problems watching all of it. I just don't get fatigued on New Japan.

Agree totally.

Even the openers with the lions and the inevitable match with Liger and Tiger Mask and the elders.


Edit: Kenny spitting fire
GoutPatrol
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(07-15-2017, 07:38 AM)
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Got my ticket to go to the 8/12 show. So pumped.
Hex
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(07-15-2017, 07:58 AM)
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Kenny straight up "Please don't hurt me Mr Suzuki"

Edit : Could not understand Suzuki's response but judging by Kenny's face it was violent
Jerm411
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(07-15-2017, 08:36 AM)
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Man we're so close...that first night is stacked, can't wait for Naito/Ibushi....
Sir_Crocodile
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(07-15-2017, 08:41 AM)
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Wonder who yano will beat this year. I guess Suzuki will be looking for revenge having been beaten by him three years running.
pbayne
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(07-15-2017, 11:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hex

Looks like the G1 Presser is going on now.

lol the fashion parade is strong.
Worth watching just to see Yano making Okada corpse. And Naito fucking away the trophy.
Sir_Crocodile
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(07-15-2017, 11:15 AM)
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They actually zoomed in on Yano so you wouldn't see Okada cracking up lol

Suzuki promised to kill Kenny
Jashobeam
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(07-15-2017, 01:18 PM)
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Tama Tonga is an idiot, yea move G1 tournament to the US and have nothing but gaijins in the tournament, sure, great idea. Why doesn't this fool just go to NXT if he hates Japan so much.
Jamie OD
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(07-15-2017, 01:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hex

Kenny straight up "Please don't hurt me Mr Suzuki"

Edit : Could not understand Suzuki's response but judging by Kenny's face it was violent

There's an unofficial twitter account that was translating some of the comments. @TheLionMarks is the handle.
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(07-15-2017, 01:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jashobeam

Tama Tonga is an idiot, yea move G1 tournament to the US and have nothing but gaijins in the tournament, sure, great idea. Why doesn't this fool just go to NXT if he hates Japan so much.

You familiar with Bullet Club's mission statement?
Sir_Crocodile
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(07-15-2017, 01:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jashobeam

Tama Tonga is an idiot, yea move G1 tournament to the US and have nothing but gaijins in the tournament, sure, great idea. Why doesn't this fool just go to NXT if he hates Japan so much.

so the heel did a good job is what you're saying
avengers23
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(07-15-2017, 03:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sir_Crocodile

Wonder who yano will beat this year. I guess Suzuki will be looking for revenge having been beaten by him three years running.

Be ready for Yano beating Okada to give Okada an easy night.

Did anyone else do the Voices of Wrestling G1 Pick 'em Contest?
Empyrean Heaven
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(07-15-2017, 03:08 PM)
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For those wanting to watch the presser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io3VqY-mkvg

Originally Posted by SBlack

So hyped for this. It's my third G1, hoping this will be my first with watching all the undercards as well. Got Naito to win it but can't decide on who he's gonna meet in the final.

Dude, don't bother. I'm US East Coast so I get up around 6:30 AM or so to catch the G1 matches, then watch the undercards later that day. Unless you are in a place like Australia where it's basically primetime TV for you, you're going to get burned out really quickly.

Originally Posted by avengers23

Be ready for Yano beating Okada to give Okada an easy night.

Did anyone else do the Voices of Wrestling G1 Pick 'em Contest?

Yup, did that one and the one on Reddit too. Same picks in both places. I have Naito winning block A with Ibushi runner up, Omega winning block B with Okada runner-up, and Naito winning the finals.
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avengers23
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(07-15-2017, 03:15 PM)
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Sweet Jesus, EVO right into the G1 tonight. My body is going to be dead tomorrow.
excelsiorlef
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(07-15-2017, 03:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by avengers23

Be ready for Yano beating Okada to give Okada an easy night.

That'd actually be great
Empyrean Heaven
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(07-15-2017, 03:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by avengers23

Sweet Jesus, EVO right into the G1 tonight. My body is going to be dead tomorrow.

G1 starts Monday dude.
PudieRSC
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(07-15-2017, 03:44 PM)
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I changed my mind and went with Kenny vs Ibushi with Kenny winning. The story is just too good.
spindashing
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(07-15-2017, 03:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jashobeam

Tama Tonga is an idiot, yea move G1 tournament to the US and have nothing but gaijins in the tournament, sure, great idea. Why doesn't this fool just go to NXT if he hates Japan so much.

lmao imagine getting this worked by Tama Tonga
Kornflayx
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(07-15-2017, 03:57 PM)
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G1 starts Monday already? Sweet, starting a 2 week vacation with the G1
Kensation
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(07-15-2017, 04:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by British Monsoon


Also, Nagata's training methods are clearly the best;

https://www.twitter.com/MrLARIATO/st...64288773107715
avengers23
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(07-15-2017, 05:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Empyrean Heaven

G1 starts Monday dude.

I typed tonight but meant tomorrow night. Whoops.
Empyrean Heaven
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(07-15-2017, 06:02 PM)
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One of the best parts:

http://i.imgur.com/BuCFomz.gifv
Syder
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(07-15-2017, 09:15 PM)
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The presser intro got me really hyped on Tama Tonga, Sanada and EVIL. I hope those three have some really good matches this tournament and go far.
lucebuce12
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(07-15-2017, 10:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by Empyrean Heaven

One of the best parts:

http://i.imgur.com/BuCFomz.gifv

I fucking love Kenny Omega.
Seraphis Cain
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(07-15-2017, 10:53 PM)
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After that conference I'm convinced that Suzuki is going to murder Kenny.
SBlack
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(07-16-2017, 12:24 AM)
I'm getting the impression i shouldn't try and watch every undercard. I'm pretty certain i wont manage it but i finish work at 1pm everyday so I've got the time to give it a good go
RedHoodedOwl
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(07-16-2017, 09:26 AM)
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After watching Tama Tonga's promo. I'm looking foward towards seeing his matches in the tournament.
FeenixRising
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(07-16-2017, 09:50 AM)
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Never watched NJPW like that outside a couple of matches

But can someone explain to me the history between Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi.

I inhabit the world of Tumblr and you can get the jist of what I've heard on that website.
lucebuce12
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(07-16-2017, 01:58 PM)
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This is the first G1 climax I'll be following so I'm really excited.

Time to see some rain.
Jashobeam
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(07-16-2017, 02:09 PM)
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Gonna watch the whole show tonight but im looking forward to Ibushi vs Naito and Goto vs Ishii the most.
Heroman
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(07-16-2017, 02:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by SBlack

I'm getting the impression i shouldn't try and watch every undercard. I'm pretty certain i wont manage it but i finish work at 1pm everyday so I've got the time to give it a good go

It like 20 3 plus hours shows, it like watching raw every other day.
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Sir_Crocodile
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(07-16-2017, 02:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by FeenixRising

Never watched NJPW like that outside a couple of matches

But can someone explain to me the history between Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi.

I inhabit the world of Tumblr and you can get the jist of what I've heard on that website.

They used to be a tag team in DDT called Golden☆Lovers - there's a synopsis here:

https://www.reddit.com/r/SquaredCirc...a_kota_ibushi/

Not mentioned is how surprising it was that a match from DDT got "Best Bout", which is very impressive, so people are understandably hyped for another.
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HashtagLapsed
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(07-16-2017, 02:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Heroman

It like 20 3 plus hours shows, it like watching raw every other day.

Except it will actually be good.

Originally Posted by FeenixRising

Never watched NJPW like that outside a couple of matches

But can someone explain to me the history between Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi.

I inhabit the world of Tumblr and you can get the jist of what I've heard on that website.

They were a tag team named Golden☆Lovers in the promotion DDT. There was an implied homosexual relationship between the two. They split up and went different ways, with Omega joining Bullet Club and turning heel. They have hinted at the feud coming up in the past https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cpaC7c_Rdc and it seems like they are going ahead with it now https://twitter.com/UnderhookDDT/sta...41019348946944

Someone made this video about them https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7jJ5Qdfxug

Seeing this stretch and carry over years has been awesome. It is kind of hard to summarise their whole history.
Syder
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(07-16-2017, 02:40 PM)
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Hirooki Goto VS Tomohiro Ishii

Hiroshi Tanahashi VS Zack Sabre Jr.

Kota Ibushi VS Tetsuya Naito

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(07-16-2017, 02:43 PM)
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Minoru Suzuki just needs to shoot
Sir_Crocodile
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(07-16-2017, 02:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fox318

Minoru Suzuki just needs to shoot

I think they want some mystery as to who is going to win G1 thoigh

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