G1 Climax 27: ZSJ faces Naito in their 1st singles showdown! New Japan veterans Tanahashi and Makabe thrown down for A-Block dominance!
Ehime, Japan gets ready to host the G1 Climax 27 tournament on 8/4! Check it out live only on NJPW World!
Fans around the world have watched Zack Sabre Jr.’s G1 debut with anticipation, and the technical master of submissions has so far silenced critics saying the G1 is a heavyweight-only affair! But now he faces the Los Ingobernables de Japon leader, Tetsuya Naito! Naito is ready to give ZSJ a warm LIJ welcome to the G1 and show him the meaning of “tranquilo”!
And in a match long time NJPW fans are sure to be hyped for, Hiroshi Tanahashi takes on the “Unchained Gorilla” Togi Makabe! These two have been fixtures of New Japan for years, and while their popularity has spread recently due to appearances in TV shows and media events, both have come to the G1 to prove they are just as dominant in the ring as ever! Tanahashi should expect no mercy from Makabe on his still-tender torn bicep, but so far this series The Ace has shown his determination knows no bounds! Expect good ol’ fashioned New Japan Strong Style in all its glory!