NJPW G1 Climax 2017, Day 1 Live Stream: Watch Online


A look at how to watch Day 1 of the NJPW G1 Climax online, including the show’s match card.

On early Monday morning, the NJPW G1 Climax will kick off from Sapporo, Japan. It begins a month-long event that will determine the No. 1 Contender to the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom 12 on January 4, 2018.

The G1 Climax will see 20 competitors who are split up into divisions of 10: Block A and Block B. Wrestlers will face the other in these Blocks, with the winner of Block A and Block B advancing to the Finals in August.

Day 1 will begin with Block A matches, as five of them take over the Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center Hokkai Kitayell. This will be headlined by Kota Ibushi vs. Tetsuya Naito and Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Zack Sabre Jr.

Below is the full match card for Day 1 of the G1 Climax:

  • Jushin Thunder Liger, Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Satoshi Kojima vs. David Finlay, Juice Robinson and Michael Elgin
  • El Desperado, Taichi and Minoru Suzuki vs. Chase Owens, Tama Tonga and Kenny Omega
  • Bushi and Sanada vs. Hiromu Takahashi and EVIL
  • Gedo and Kazuchika Okada vs. Jado and Toru Yano
  • Block A Match:
    Yuji Nagata vs. Yoshi-Hashi
  • Block A Match:
    Togi Makabe vs. Bad Luck Fale
  • Block A Match:
    Hirooki Goto vs. Tomohiro Ishii
  • Block A Match:
    Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Block A Match:
    Kota Ibushi vs. Tetsuya Naito

Next: Best Match Pairings for G1 Finals

Details on how to watch the NJPW G1 Climax are below. This includes the start time and the live stream information for the show:

Date: Monday, July 17
Start Time: 2:00 a.m. ET
Location: Sapporo, Japan
Venue: Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center Hokkai Kitayell
Live Stream: NJPW World

Day 1 of the G1 Climax will begin an entertaining month of wrestling for NJPW, with plenty of implications for the main event of Wrestle Kingdom 12. Who will shine on the first night?