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New Japan Pro Wrestling: G1 Climax 24

Last night New Japan Pro Wrestling announced the competitors for their annual G1 Climax. The tournament begins on July 2l and concludes August 10.


New Japan then announced the competitors for the G1 CLIMAX 24 as well as the main matches for each show.

The wrestlers and block listing are as follows.

A BLOCK

Hiroshi Tanahashi

Satoshi Kojima

Yuji Nagata

Kota Ibushi

Katsuyori Shibata

Shinsuke Nakamura

Tomohiro Ishii

Shelton “X” Benjamin

Davey Boy Smith Jr.

Doc Gallows

Bad Luck Fale

B BLOCK

Togi Makabe

Hirooki Goto

Tetsuya Naito

Hiroyoshi Tenzan

Kazuchika Okada

Toru Yano

Minoru Suzuki

Lance Archer

AJ Styles

Yujiro Takahashi

Karl Anderson

The main headlining matches for each of the G1 shows were announced as well, as well as the addition of international wrestlers making the trip over for the final day.

NJPW, 7/21/2014 [Mon] 15:00 @ Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center ~ North Sea Kitaeru
() G1 B BLOCK: AJ Styles vs. Kazuchika Okada
() G1 A BLOCK: Kota Ibushi vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
() G1 A BLOCK: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

NJPW, 7/23/2014 [Wed] 18:30 @ Aomori Prefecture Budokan
() G1 A BLOCK: Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
() G1 B BLOCK: Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan
() G1 A BLOCK: Kota Ibushi vs. Yuji Nagata

NJPW, 7/25/2014 [Fri] 19:00 @ Yamagata City General Sports Center
() G1 A BLOCK: Bad Luck Fale vs. Yuji Nagata
() G1 A BLOCK: Satoshi Kojima vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
() G1 B BLOCK: Kazuchika Okada vs. Togi Makabe

NJPW, 7/26/2014 [Sat] 17:00 @ Akita Prefectural Gymnasium 
() G1 A BLOCK: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Kota Ibushi
() G1 B BLOCK: AJ Styles vs. Tetsuya Naito
() G1 A BLOCK: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

NJPW, 7/28/2014 [Mon] 18:30 @ Sendai Sun Plaza Hall in Miyagi 
() G1 B BLOCK: AJ Styles vs. Hirooki Goto
() G1 A BLOCK: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kota Ibushi
() G1 B BLOCK: Kazuchika Okada vs. Tetsuya Naito

NJPW, 7/31/2014 [Thu] 18:30 @ Shizuoka Act City Hamamatsu 
() G1 B BLOCK: AJ Styles vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan
() G1 B BLOCK: Toru Yano vs. Kazuchika Okada
() G1 A BLOCK: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

NJPW, 8/1/2014 [Fri] 18:30 @ Korakuen Hall in Tokyo
() G1 B BLOCK: AJ Styles vs. Minoru Suzuki
() G1 A BLOCK: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Yuji Nagata
() G1 A BLOCK: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

NJPW, 8/3/2014 [Sun] 17:00 @ Osaka BODYMAKER COLOSSEUM
() G1 B BLOCK: Lance Archer vs. AJ Styles
() G1 A BLOCK: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Kota Ibushi
() G1 A BLOCK: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

NJPW, 8/4/2014 [Mon] 18:30 @ Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
() G1 A BLOCK: Shelton “X” Benjamin vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
() G1 B BLOCK: Karl Anderson vs. AJ Styles
() G1 B BLOCK: Kazuchika Okada vs. Hirooki Goto

NJPW, 8/6/2014 [Wed] 19:00 @ Takamatsu City Gymnasium, 1st Stadium in Kagawa
() G1 A BLOCK: Doc Gallows vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
() G1 A BLOCK: Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
() G1 A BLOCK: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Tomohiro Ishii

NJPW, 8/8/2014 [Fri] 18:30 @ Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium in Kanagawa
() G1 A BLOCK: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Yuji Nagata
() G1 B BLOCK: AJ Styles vs. Togi Makabe
() G1 B BLOCK: Minoru Suzuki vs. Kazuchika Okada

NJPW, 8/10/2014 [Sun] 15:00 @ Seibu Dome in Saitama
() G1 FINAL: A BLOCK #1 vs. B BLOCK #1

() Special Single Match: A BLOCK #2 vs. B BLOCK #2

~ New Japan also announced that 5 talent from ROH will be coming to compete on the final day.
Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, Bobby Fish, Michael Bennett & Maria Kanellis

~ Also announced is NJPW partnering with Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling. It also appears Jarrett will be at the show on August 10th as well.

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