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Wrestling With…(Ep16): Great Balls and SDLive’s Draws 1

This week on Wrestling With…, Lady NeXus returns from hiatus in what can only be described as full-on “Sam Mode”. (You’ve been warned.)

Also in this week’s episode, the duo break down the fantastic 4th of July edition of SDLive, and discuss the Great Balls of Fire PPV, and give their take on the Donald Trump/CNN/WrestleMania gif “controversy”.

As always, a strong sense of humor and listener discretion is advised.

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Kenny Omega Wins The 2016 G1 Climax – Omega Comments

Kenny Omega defeated Hirooki Goto to win the 2016 G1 Climax tournament on Sunday morning in Tokyo, Japan.

Omega will challenge for the IWGP World Title against at Wrestle Kingdom 11 at the Tokyo Dome on January 4th. The current IWGP World Champion is Kazuchika Okada.

Kenny Omega commented on his win:

Huge Star Injured During NJPW G1 Climax Match

Shinsuke Nakamura was injured during his match yesterday in the G-1 Climax. Nakamura, who is heavily favored to win the tournament, hurt his left elbow during the match against Yuji Nagata.

Nakamura missed Sunday’s show in Hiroshima, and is scheduled to face Michael Elgin tomorrow. There’s no word on his status for the match yet.

Matches For NJPW G1 Tournament Revealed

Here are the listing of G1 tournament matches that are set for day two of the tournament…

July 23 (Thursday) 18:30 JST (5:30 AM ET): Shizuoka Twin Messe Shizuoka
* Block B Match: Satoshi Kojima vs. Tomohiro Ishii
* Block B Match: Hirooki Goto vs. Yujiro Takahashi
* Block B Match: Yuji Nagata vs. Tomoaki Honma
* Block B Match: Kazuchika Okada vs. Michael Elgin
* Block B Match: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Karl Anderson