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August 19, 2019 Observer Newsletter: Summerslam and G1 Finals reviews, more


One of the most shocking and heated angles in modern wrestling took place out of nowhere, coming off a six-man tag match third from the top at the 8/12 G-1 finals in Budokan Hall.

In a match a lot of the fans figured to be just a time filler, to get a bunch of guys on the card, IWGP tag champs Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa, who were not even on the tour and had flown in from an ROH show in Toronto, teamed with Bad Luck Fale to face KENTA & Tomohiro Ishii & Yoshi-hashi. The only tease was that Tonga, on twitter, said that a great athlete would be revealed as the newest member of Bullet Club.

That answer came fairly quickly. KENTA never entered the match. Ishii was selling and went to make the hot tag to KENTA, who jumped off the apron and walked off. They beat down Ishii, but Ishii came back hit Fale and the place went nuts due to the size difference.

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