NJPW G1 Climax 31 continued earlier today featuring B Block matches. In the main event, Kota Ibushi defeated Shingo Takagi by 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:

* KENTA defeated Great-O-Khan
* Tanga Loa defeated Yujiro Takahashi
* Tomoiro Ishii defeated Zack Sabre Jr.
* Kota Ibushi defeated Shingo Takagi

Here are the current standings:

A Block

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

B Block

* Kazuchika Okada 8 points (4-0)
* Jeff Cobb 8 points (4-0)
* Hiroshi Tanahashi 6 points (3-1)
* EVIL 6 points (3-1)
* Taichi 4 points (2-2)
* SANADA 4 points (2-2)
* Tama Tonga 2 points (1-3)
* YOSHI-HASHI 2 points (1-3)
* Hirooki Goto 0 points (0-4)
* Chase Owens 0 points (0-4)

The tournament continues tomorrow with the following B Block matches:

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