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We discuss the placement of NJPW in the U.S. market in a pre-AEW era and how significantly the industry has changed since this show. Plus, two matches highlighted by unfortunate real-life injuries in Hiromu Takahashi vs. Dragon Lee and Jay White vs. Juice Robinson.
This edition of the Rewind-A-Wai is presented by Espresso Executive Producer, Sean La Vigne.
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NJPW G1 Special in San Francisco
Saturday, July 7, 2018
San Francisco, CA at the Cow Palace
*IWGP Heavyweight Championship: Kenny Omega (c) vs. Cody
*IWGP U.S. Championship: Jay White (c) vs. Juice Robinson
*IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. Dragon Lee
*Kazuchika Okada & Will Ospreay vs. Tetsuya Naito & BUSHI
*IWGP Tag Team Championship: The Young Bucks (c) vs. EVIL & SANADA
*NEVER Openweight Championship: Hirooki Goto (champion) vs. Jeff Cobb
*Hiroshi Tanahashi & KUSHIDA vs. Hangman Page & Marty Scurll
*Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr.
*Guerrillas of Destiny, Yujiro, Chase Owens & Haku vs. Roppongi 3K, YOSHI-HASHI, Gedo & Rocky Romero
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