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Jon Moxley, Shingo Takagi declare themselves for NJPW G1 Climax


It appears that Jon Moxley and Shingo Takagi will both be entrants in this year's G1 Climax.

After defeating Shota Umino at Dominion, Moxley got on the microphone and declared that he wants to be in the G1. Takagi then did the same after defeating Satoshi Kojima.

Moxley's match at Dominion was the second time he's wrestled for NJPW. He made his NJPW debut at the Best of the Super Juniors finals on June 5, defeating Juice Robinson to win the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship.

Takagi made it to the Best of the Super Juniors finals after going undefeated in the A Block. Will Ospreay defeated him to win the tournament.

While announcing that he wants to be in the G1, Takagi said he's going to prove how strong a junior heavyweight can be.

NJPW has yet to announce the participants for this year's G1. The tournament will begin at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on July 6. It runs through August 12, with the tournament concluding with three straight nights at Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan.