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NJPW announces lineups, main events for all G1 Climax 30 shows

NJPW has announced the matchups and main events for all eighteen G1 Climax 30 events this year.

This year's G1 kicks off on September 19th in Osaka with Kazuchika Okada vs. Kota Ibushi in the A Block. Not only will this be a rematch of the deciding bout in last year's A Block, but is also a return match from the first night of Wrestle Kingdom 14. Ibushi won G1 Climax 29 last year. 

B Block action begins on September 20th in Osaka with the main event of that show featuring IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental Champion Tetsuya Naito facing two-time G1 winner Hiroshi Tanahashi. 

This year's cards will not feature undercard tag matches as NJPW announced that each event will instead begin with a Young Lion singles match. 

Here are the full lineups: 

September 19th | A Block:

  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Kota Ibushi
  • Shingo Takagi vs. Jay White
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Minoru Suzuki
  • Jeff Cobb vs. Taichi
  • Will Ospreay vs. Yujiro Takahashi

September 20 | B Block

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • Zack Sabre Jr. vs. EVIL
  • Hirooki Goto vs. KENTA
  • Toru Yano vs. SANADA
  • Juice Robinson vs. YOSHI-HASHI

September 23 | A Block

  • Kota Ibushi vs. Jay White
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Will Ospreay
  • Minoru Suzuki vs. Taichi
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Jeff Cobb vs. Shingo Takagi

September 24 | B Block

  • Tetsuya Naito vs. Zack Sabre Jr. 
  • YOSHI-HASHI vs. EVIL
  • Juice Robinson vs. KENTA
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Toru Yano
  • Hirooki Goto vs. SANADA

September 27 | A Block

  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Jay White
  • Will Ospreay vs. Shingo Takagi
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Tomohiro Ishii
  • Jeff Cobb vs. Minoru Suzuki
  • Taichi vs. Yujiro Takahashi

September 29 | B Block

  • Hirooki Goto vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • Toru Yano vs. EVIL
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Juice Robinson
  • Zack Sabre Jr. KENTA
  • YOSHI-HASHI vs. SANADA

September 30 | A Block

  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Shingo Takagi
  • Will Ospreay vs. Jay White
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Taichi
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Jeff Cobb
  • Minoru Suzuki vs. Yujiro Takahashi

October 1 | B Block

  • Tetsuya Naito vs. SANADA
  • KENTA vs. EVIL
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. YOSHI-HASHI
  • Hirooki Goto vs. Zack Sabre Jr. 
  • Juice Robinson vs. Toru Yano

October 5 | A Block

  • Kota Ibushi vs. Will Ospreay
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Taichi
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Minoru Suzuki
  • Jeff Cobb vs. Jay White
  • Shingo Takagi vs. Yujiro Takahashi

October 6 | B Block

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. KENTA
  • YOSHI-HASHI vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • Juice Robinson vs. EVIL
  • SANADA vs. Zack Sabre Jr. 
  • Hirooki Goto vs. Toru Yano

October 7 | A Block

  • Kota Ibushi vs. Shingo Takagi
  • Taichi vs. Jay White
  • Will Ospreay vs. Minoru Suzuki
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Jeff Cobb
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Yujiro Takahashi

October 8 | B Block

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. EVIL
  • Juice Robinson vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • SANADA vs. KENTA
  • Toru Yano vs. Zack Sabre Jr. 
  • Hirooki Goto vs. YOSHI-HASHI

October 10 | A Block

  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Shingo Takagi
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Minoru Suzuki
  • Will Ospreay vs. Taichi
  • Jay White vs. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Jeff Cobb

October 11 | B Block

  • Tetsuya Naito vs. EVIL
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Hirooki Goto
  • Juice Robinson vs. SANADA
  • Toru Yano vs. KENTA
  • YOSHI-HASHI vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

October 13 | A Block

  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Tomohiro Ishii
  • Minoru Suzuki vs. Jay White
  • Shingo Takagi vs. Taichi
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Will Ospreay vs. Jeff Cobb

October 14 | B Block

  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. SANADA
  • Hirooki Goto vs. EVIL
  • Toru Yano vs. Tetsuya Naito
  • Juice Robinson vs. Zack Sabre Jr. 
  • YOSHI-HASHI vs. KENTA

October 16 | A Block

  • Shingo Takagi vs. Minoru Suzuki
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. Jay White
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay
  • Jeff Cobb vs. Yujiro Takahashi
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Taichi

October 17 | B Block

  • SANADA vs. EVIL
  • Tetsuya Naito vs. KENTA
  • Toru Yano vs. YOSHI-HASHI
  • Juice Robinson vs. Hirooki Goto
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

October 18 | G1 Climax 30 final

  • A Block winner vs. B Block winner