New Japan Pro Wrestling crowned the winner of the NJPW G1 CLIMAX 31 today as Kazuchika Okada defeated Kota Ibushi via referee’s decision to win the tournament after Ibushi went down due to an injury.
The win, albeit under the circumstances that Okada would not have wanted, is the third time that Okada has won the tournament having previously won in 2012 and 2014.
We will have full results on site shortly.
Kota Ibushi faces Kazuchika Okada for the G1 Climax 31 Final!
Who captures their third G1 trophy?
Your main event is NOW!
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) October 21, 2021