G1 Climax 28 Review: July 21 – Goto vs. Ishii, Omega vs. Tonga

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2018/07/21/g1-climax-28-review-july-21-goto-vs-ishii-omega-vs-tonga/

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Wai Ting is joined by WH Park to review every tournament match from Day 6 of the G1 Climax 28.

Day 6 (July 21) is headlined by Hirooki Goto vs. Tomohiro Ishii and Kenny Omega vs. Tama Tonga.

Saturday, July 21
Korakuen Hall

  • Hirooki Goto vs. Tomohiro Ishii
  • Kenny Omega vs. Tama Tonga
  • Juice Robinson vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • SANADA vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Toru Yano vs. Kota Ibushi
(*Recommended matches in bold)

WH ranks his Top 5 Matches of the tournament thus far, discusses his recent experiences attending All Japan Pro Wrestling and Stardom events, and introduces us to his Sandwich Scale ratings system.

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A note on Tama Tonga

I’ve been trying to figure out why I can’t take Tama seriously as a dangerous heel, let alone a main event threat. Last night during his entrance it clicked. The dude has a serious babyface. And all that trap dancing and mean mugging only makes it worse. Anyone else think he should go back to the facepaint for this heel run?

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Sanada was so smooth working with ZSJ, he has a great look as well so I’m with WH when he said that he could be the guy the company gets behind in the future.

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Are any of you guys missing Don Callis on commentary?

Rocky’s doing a great job and Kevin Kelly is the anchor to the team anyway.

Finally just got to the Ishii Goto match. Holy cow!!!

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