G1 Climax 33 Contest: Night 16 Results

Below are the contest standings after night 15 headlined by Tetsuya Naito vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi. It was a long and winding road but we’re finally at the end of the round robin stage of this year’s G1! Tetsuya Naito and Zack Sabre Jr. both finished with 10 points in the D Block. Naito beat Zack earlier in the tournament so, with the head-to-head tie-breaker Naito finishes as the D Block winner and Zack finishes as runner-up. This confirms the first round matches for the elimination round as follows:

  • SANADA (A Block Winner) vs. EVIL (C Block Runner-Up)
  • Kazuchika Okada (B Block Winner) vs. Zack Sabre Jr. (D Block Runner-Up)
  • David Finlay (C Block Winner) vs. Will Ospreay (B Block Runner-Up)
  • Tetsuya Naito (D Block Winner) vs. Hikuleo (A Block Runner-Up)

A quick reminder that this will be last contest post until after the G1 concludes. At that time, a full report for today’s results will be posted along with detailed statistics and the winners of the overall contest and POST Wrestling E Block. Thanks for playing along!


Below are the current point standings for all of the wrestlers in the G1 in their respective blocks.

Rank A Block B Block
1 SANADA (14) * Kazuchika Okada (12) *
2 Hikuleo (8) ** Will Ospreay (10) **
3 Yota Tsuji (7) El Phantasmo (6)
4 Kaito Kiyomiya (6) Great-O-Khan (6)
5 Ren Narita (6) KENTA (6)
6 Shota Umino (6) Taichi (6)
7 Gabe Kidd (5) Tanga Loa (6)
8 Chase Owens (4) YOSHI-HASHI (4)
Rank C Block D Block
1 David Finlay (10) * Tetsuya Naito (10) *
2 EVIL (10) ** Zack Sabre Jr. (10) **
3 Tama Tonga (9) Jeff Cobb (9)
4 Eddie Kingston (8) Alex Coughlin (6)
5 Shingo Takagi (7) Hirooki Goto (6)
6 Aaron Henare (4) Hiroshi Tanahashi (6)
7 Mikey Nicholls (4) Shane Haste (5)
8 Tomohiro Ishii (4) Toru Yano (4)

* Block Winner
** Block Runner-Up


Below are statistics showing what percentage of listeners, as a group, correctly predicted the winners of today’s matches. Winners are in bold.

Correct % Correct # Match
82% 165 Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tetsuya Naito
79% 160 Hirooki Goto vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
60% 122 Toru Yano vs. Alex Coughlin
0% 1 Jeff Cobb vs. Shane Haste