Category Archives: G125

G125 Day 16 Review (08.12.2015) Honmamania Running Wild!

I’m not entirely clear on the math, but it’s possible by the end of Day 16 there will be a big logjam at the top, or a simple, two person slot for the chance at the finals.  Either way, heading … Continue reading

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G125 Day 15 Review (08.11.2015) Styles and Tanahashi Stand Alone

So Block B basically killed it in Korakuen Hall on the 9th (Day 14) and now Block A gets their chance in front of the Korakuen fans for Day 15.  We’re in the home stretch of the 25th G1 tournament … Continue reading

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G125 Day 14 Review (08.09.2015) Goto and Ishii head butts for everyone

At this point in the G1 I am burnt out writing these introductory paragraphs.  Block B has been a weird one for me, because it’s the less interesting side of the tournament.  Okada and Nakamura feel like this half of … Continue reading

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G125 Day 13 Review (08.08.2015) Tanahashi/Shibata, enough said

Block A has been my jam during the G1 this year.  I think Block B has the benefit of the real superstars, but Block A is deeper.  Looking at the Group of 8 a-top Block A you’ve got four guys … Continue reading

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G125 Day 12 Review (08.07.2015), The Day I Started To Appreciate Satoshi Kojima

Day 12 is upon us and nothing is really settled at this point.  Block B has been coming on strong lately after having some pretty poor showings at the beginning of the tournament (in my opinion).  My MVP of the … Continue reading

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G125 Day 11 Review (08.05.2015) Please Appreciate Naito

Bad Luck Fale (3-2, 6 Pts) v. Hiroyoshi Tenzan (1-4, 2 Pts) [Block A]:  This was a good match, in the same way that any random pairing of two guys with zero forward momentum would be a good match.  One … Continue reading

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G125 Day 9 Review, You Get Six Points, We All Get Six Points

We’ve completed 8 days of the 2015 G1 tournament.  The surprises for me so far have been Naito, who has been a revelation in his new attitude, Michael Elgin who has made a case that he should never be allowed … Continue reading

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