NJPW G1 Climax 31 continued earlier today featuring A Block matches. In the main event, Shingo Takagi defeated KENTA via pinfall.

The round-robin tournament runs through October 21 with the winner receiving a IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Match at Wrestle Kingdom in January. They will have to also defend that opportunity for the rest of this year. Below are today’s results:

* Tomohiro Ishii defeated Tanga Loa
* Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Great-O-Khan
* Kota Ibushi defeated Toru Yano
* Shingo Takagi defeated KENTA

Here are the current standings:

A Block

* Great-O-Khan 8 points (4-1)
* Zack Sabre Jr. 8 points (4-0)
* Toru Yano 6 points (3-2)
* KENTA 6 points (3-2)
* Shingo Takagi 6 points (3-1)
* Kota Ibushi 6 points (3-2)
* Yujiro Takahashi 4 points (2-2)
* Tomohiro Ishii 4 points (2-3)
* Tanga Loa 2 points (1-3)
* Tetsuya Naito 0 points (0-9) Out with knee injury, forfeited remaining matches

B Block

* Kazuchika Okada 6 points (3-0)
* Jeff Cobb 6 points (3-0)
* Taichi 4 points (2-1)
* EVIL 4 points (2-1)
* SANADA 4 points (2-1)
* Hiroshi Tanahashi 4 points (2-1)
* Tama Tonga 2 points (1-2)
* YOSHI-HASHI 0 points (0-3)
* Hirooki Goto 0 points (0-3)
* Chase Owens 0 points (0-3)

The tournament continues tomorrow with the following B Block matches:

* Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. SANADA
* Kazuchika Okada vs. Hirooki Goto
* YOSHI-HASHI vs. Taichi
* EVIL vs. Chase Owens
* Jeff Cobb vs. Tama Tonga