Following today’s last round of B-Block action, the finals are set for NJPW’s G1 Climax tournament.
Bullet Club Leader “Switchblade” Jay White will battle Kota Ibushi on tomorrow’s show from Budokan Hall in Tokyo. The winner receives a shot at the IWGP Heavyweight championship in the main event of New Japan’s biggest show of the year, WrestleKingdom.
Ibushi finished out the A-Block with seven straight victories, including over current champion Kazuchika Okada. Meanwhile White, who began 0-3, finished strong with six straight, and was the first man to pin AEW star Jon Moxley since he began his NJPW stint. White also attacked Ibushi at the end of today’s show, targeting his ankle that’s been bothering him all tournament.