1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 _ _ _





G1 Climax 1991


August 7 - 11, 1991
1.Keiji Mutoh4
2.Tatsumi Fujinami3
3.Scott Norton3
4.Big Van Vader2
1.Masa Chono (winner)5
2.Shinya Hashimoto5
3.Bam Bam Bigelow2
4.Riki Choshu0
Grand Final: Chono pinned Mutoh (29:31)

Most of league held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 1992


August 6 - 12, 1992
Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall

Rick Rude____________
                     |Rude______
Super Strong Machine_|          |
                                |Rude_____
Barbarian____________           |         |
                     |Hashimoto_|         |
Shinya Hashimoto_____|                    |
                                          |Rude_____
Terry Taylor_________                     |         |
                     |Taylor____          |         |
Hiro Hase____________|          |         |         |
                                |Sasaki___|         |
Jim Niedhart_________           |                   |
                     |Sasaki____|                   |
Kensuke Sasaki_______|                              |
                                                    |Chono____
Keiji Mutoh__________                               |
                     |Mutoh_____                    |
Barry Windham________|          |                   |
                                |Mutoh____          |
Steve Austin_________           |         |         |
                     |Austin____|         |         |
Arn Anderson_________|                    |         |
                                          |Chono____|
Scott Norton_________                     |
                     |Norton____          |
Bam Bam Bigelow______|          |         |
                                |Chono____|
Masa Chono___________           |
                     |Chono_____|
Tony Halme___________|

Note: Chono won the vacant NWA World Title.

Final three rounds at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 1993


August 2 - 8, 1993
Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall

Hiromichi Fuyuki______
                      |Fuyuki____
Takayuki Iizuka_______|          |
                                 |Chono____
Masa Chono____________           |         |
                      |Chono_____|         |
Ashura Hara___________|                    |
                                           |Hase______
Hiro Hase_____________                     |          |
                      |Hase______          |          |
Shinya Hashimoto______|          |         |          |
                                 |Hase_____|          |
Kengo Kimura__________           |                    |
                      |Kimura____|                    |
Michiyoshi Ohara______|                               |
                                                      |Fujinami___
Super Strong Machine__                                |
                      |Machine___                     |
Shiro Koshinaka_______|          |                    |
                                 |Mutoh____           |
Keiji Mutoh___________           |         |          |
                      |Mutoh_____|         |          |
Great Kabuki__________|                    |          |
                                           |Fujinami__|
Osamu Kido____________                     |
                      |Kido______          |
Takashi Ishikawa______|          |         |
                                 |Fujinami_|
Tatsumi Fujinami______           |
                      |Fujinami__|
Yoshiaki Fujiwara_____|

Tournament held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 1994


August 3 - 7, 1994
Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall
1.Masa Chono (winner)8
2.Keiji Mutoh6
3.Riki Choshu6
4.Yoshiaki Yatsu4
5.Yoshiaki Fujiwara4
6.Osamu Kido2
1.Power Warrior7
2.Hiro Hase6
3.Shinya Hashimoto6
4.Tatsumi Fujinami6
5.Shiro Koshinaka5
6.Takayuki Iizuka0
Grand Final: Chono beat Power Warrior (21:51) via submission

League held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 1995


August 11 - 15, 1995
Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall
1.Keiji Mutoh (winner)2.0
2.Masa Chono1.5
3.Ric Flair1.5
4.Shiro Koshinaka1.0
1.Shinya Hashimoto2.0
2.Scott Norton2.0
3.Hiroyoshi Tenzan1.0
4.Kensuke Sasaki1.0
Semi-Finals: Mutoh pinned Norton (17:07) -- Hashimoto pinned Chono (10:05)

Grand Final: Mutoh pinned Hashimoto (24:08)

League held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 1996


August 2 - 6, 1996
Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall
1.Riki Choshu (winner)8
2.Kensuke Sasaki6
3.Hiroyoshi Tenzan4
4.Shinya Hashimoto2
5.Junji Hirata0
1.Masa Chono6
2.Shiro Koshinaka4
3.Kazuo Yamazaki4
4.Keiji Mutoh4
5.Satoshi Kojima0
Grand Final: Choshu beat Chono (13:45) via submission

League held at Sumo Hall

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G-1 Climax 1997


August 1 - 3, 1997
Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall

Kazuo Yamazaki___
                 |Hashimoto_
Shinya Hashimoto_|          |
                            |Hashimoto_
Masa Chono_______           |          |
                 |Chono_____|          |
Michiyoshi Ohara_|                     |
                                       |Tenzan___
Hiroyoshi Tenzan_                      |         |
                 |Tenzan____           |         |
Tadao Yasuda_____|          |          |         |
                            |Tenzan____|         |
Satoshi Kojima___           |                    |
                 |Kojima____|                    |
Steven Regal_____|                               |
                                                 |Sasaki___
Great Muta_______                                |
                 |Muta______                     |
Manabu Nakanishi_|          |                    |
                            |Norton____          |
Scott Norton_____           |          |         |
                 |Norton____|          |         |
Junji Hirata_____|                     |         |
                                       |Sasaki___|
                                       |
            Kensuke Sasaki__           |
                            |          |
                            |Sasaki____|
                            |
             Buff Bagwell___|

Tournament held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 1998


July 31 - August 2, 1998
Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall

Shinya Hashimoto______
                      |Hashimoto_
Tatsutoshi Goto_______|          |
                                 |Hashimoto_
Keiji Mutoh___________           |          |
                      |Tenryu____|          |
Genichiro Tenryu______|                     |
                                            |Hashimoto_
Big Titan_____________                      |          |
                      |Yasuda____           |          |
Tadao Yasuda__________|          |          |          |
                                 |Kojima____|          |
Satoshi Kojima________           |                     |
                      |Kojima____|                     |
Hiroyoshi Tenzan______|                                |
                                                       |Hashimoto___
Masa Chono____________                                 |
                      |Chono_____                      |
Manabu Nakanishi______|          |                     |
                                 |Chono_____           |
Osamu Nishimura_______           |          |          |
                      |Koshinaka_|          |          |
Shiro Koshinaka_______|                     |          |
                                            |Yamazaki__|
Kensuki Sasaki________                      |
                      |Sasaki____           |
Michiyoshi Ohara______|          |          |
                                 |Yamazaki__|
Tatsumi Fujinami______           |
                      |Yamazaki__|
Yoshiaki Fujiwara_____|

Tournament held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 1999


August 10 - 15, 1999
1.Keiji Mutoh8
2.Yuji Nagata8
3.Tatsumi Fujinami6
4.Kensuke Sasaki6
5.Satoshi Kojima2
6.Tadao Yasuda0
1.Manabu Nakanishi (winner)8
2.Masa Chono6
3.Shiro Koshinaka6
4.Hiroyoshi Tenzan6
5.Shinya Hashimoto4
6.Kazuo Yamazaki0
Grand Final: Nakanishi beat Mutoh (14:43) via submission

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2000


August 7 - 13, 2000
1.Yuji Nagata3
2.Takashi Iizuka3
3.Tatsumi Fujinami2
4.Jushin Liger2
5.Tatsutoshi Goto1
1.Kensuke Sasaki (winner)3
2.Satoshi Kojima2
3.Brian Johnston2
4.Osamu Kido0
5.Hiro Saito0
1.Manabu Nakanishi3
2.Hiroyoshi Tenzan3
3.Tadao Yasuda2
4.Osamu Nishimura2
5.Kenzo Suzuki0
1.Masa Chono3
2.Shiro Koshinaka2
3.Junji Hirata2
4.Yutaka Yoshie2
5.Tatsuhito Takaiwa1
Semi-Finals: Sasaki beat Nagata (15:12) via submission -- Nakanishi beat Chono (9:33) via submission

Grand Final: Sasaki beat Nakanishi (19:42) via submission

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2001


August 4 - 12, 2001
1.Yuji Nagata (winner)7
2.Tadao Yasuda6
3.Manabu Nakanishi6
4.Kazunari Murakami5
5.Tatsumi Fujinami4
6.Minoru Tanaka2
1.Keiji Mutoh8
2.Masa Chono6
3.Hiroyoshi Tenzan6
4.Satoshi Kojima4
5.Jushin Liger3
6.Osamu Nishimura3
Semi-Finals: Mutoh beat Yasuda (11:22) via submission -- Nagata beat Chono (13:44) via submission

Grand Final: Nagata beat Mutoh (22:03) via submission

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2002


August 4 - 12, 2002
1.Yoshihiro Takayama8
2.Hiroyoshi Tenzan6
3.Kensuke Sasaki6
4.Hiroshi Tanahashi4
5.Shiro Koshinaka4
6.Yutaka Yoshie2
1.Masa Chono (winner)7
2.Osamu Nishimura5
3.Manabu Nakanishi5
4.Yuji Nagata5
5.Kenzo Suzuki4
6.Tadao Yasuda4
Semi-Finals: Chono beat Tenzan (22:03) via submission -- Takayama pinned Nishimura (22:38)

Grand Final: Chono pinned Takayama (20:23)

Semis and Finals held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2003


August 10 - 17, 2003
1.Jun Akiyama7
2.Hiroyoshi Tenzan (winner)6
3.Masa Chono5
4.Osamu Nishimura4
5.Hiroshi Tanahashi4
6.Manabu Nakanishi4
1.Yoshihiro Takayama8
2.Yuji Nagata5
3.Katsuyori Shibata5
4.Yutaka Yoshie4
5.Shinsuke Nakamura4
6.Tadao Yasuda4
Semi-Finals: Akiyama pinned Nagata (16:11) -- Tenzan beat Takayama (21:13) via submission

Grand Final: Tenzan beat Akiyama (31:43) via submission

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2004


August 7 - 15, 2004
1.Katsuyori Shibata8
2.Genichiro Tenryu8
3.Shinsuke Nakamura8
4.Masa Chono8
5.Minoru Suzuki8
6.Yuji Nagata8
7.Blue Wolf4
8.Yutaka Yoshie2
1.Hiroshi Tanahashi12
2.Hiroyoshi Tenzan (winner)11
3.Kensuke Sasaki9
4.Osamu Nishimura6
5.Koji Kanemoto6
6.Manabu Nakanishi6
7.Togi Makabe4
8.Yoshihiro Takayama2

           Tanahashi_
                     |
Sasaki____           |Tanahashi_
          |Tenryu____|          |
Tenryu____|                     |
                                |
Tenzan____                      |Tenzan___
          |Tenazan___           |
Nakamura__|          |          |
                     |Tenzan____|
           Shibata___|

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2005


August 4 - 14, 2005
1.Masa Chono (winner)10
2.Toshiaki Kawada10
3.Yuji Nagata8
4.Hiroyoshi Tenzan8
5.Minoru Suzuki6
6.Kendo Kashin5
7.Osamu Nishimura5
8.Tatsumi Fujinami4
1.Kazuyuki Fujita14
2.Shinsuke Nakamura11
3.Manabu Nakanishi10
4.Hiroshi Tenzan7
5.Yutaka Yoshie6
6.Tatsutoshi Goto4
7.Toru Yano4
8.Togi Makabe0

Semi-Finals: Chono beat Nakamura (11:35) via submission -- Fujita pinned Kawada (6:23)

Grand Final: Chono pinned Fujita (8:52)

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2006


August 6 - 13, 2006
1.Satoshi Kojima7
2.Giant Bernard5
3.Hiroshi Tanahashi4
4.Jushin Liger2
5.Manabu Nakanishi2
1.Hiroyoshi Tenzan (winner)8
2.Koji Kanemoto5
3.Yuji Nagata4
4.Togi Makabe3
5.Naofumi Yamamoto0

Semi-Finals: Kojima pinned Kanemoto (15:41) -- Tenzan beat Bernard (11:13) via submission

Grand Final: Tenzan pinned Kojima (27:36)

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2007


August 5 - 12, 2007
1.Togi Makabe6
2.Yuji Nagata6
3.Giant Bernard5
4.Akebono5
5.Hiroyoshi Tenzan4
6.Masa Chono4
1.Shinsuke Nakamura7
2.Hiroshi Tanahashi (winner)6
3.Toru Yano5
4.Manabu Nakanishi4
5.Shiro Koshinaka4
6.Milano Collection AT4

Semi-Finals: Tanahashi pinned Makabe (15:24) -- Nagata TKO Shinsuke Nakamura (18:22)

Grand Final: Tanahashi pinned Nagata (19:02)

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2008


August 9 - 17, 2008
1.Togi Makabe8
2.Satoshi Kojima7
3.Shinjiro Ohtani7
4.Manabu Nakanishi6
5.Giant Bernard6
6.Hiroshi Tanahashi4
7.Wataru Inoue4
1.Hirooki Goto (winner)8
2.Shinsuke Nakamura8
3.Toshiaki Kawada7
4.Yutaka Yoshie7
5.Yuji Nagata6
6.Toru Yano4
7.Hiroyoshi Tenzan2

Grand Final: Goto pinned Makabe (22:25)

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2009


August 7 - 16, 2009
1.Togi Makabe (winner)7
2.Hiroshi Tanahashi7
3.Masato Tanaka7
4.Toru Yano6
5.Takao Omori6
6.Giant Bernard5
7.Yoshihiro Tajiri4
1.Shinsuke Nakamura12
2.Takashi Sugiura7
3.Hirooki Goto6
4.Manabu Nakanishi6
5.Yuji Nagata5
6.Hiroyoshi Tenzan4
7.Takashi Iizuka2

Semi-Finals: Makabe pinned Sugiura (11:57) -- Nakamura pinned Hiroshi Tanahashi (13:31)

Grand Final: Makabe pinned Nakamura (18:29)

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2010


August 6 - 15, 2010
1.Hiroshi Tanahashi9
2.Togi Makabe8
3.Manabu Nakanishi8
4.Prince Devitt8
5.Toru Yano8
6.Tetsuya Naito7
7.Strong Man4
8.Karl Anderson4
1.Satoshi Kojima (winner)10
2.Shinsuke Nakamura9
3.Go Shiozaki9
4.Hirooki Goto8
5.Yuji Nagata8
6.Giant Bernard6
7.Yujiro Takahashi4
8.Wataru Inoue2

Grand Final: Kojima pinned Tanahashi (21:25)

Many matches held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2011


August 1 - 14, 2011
1.Tetsuya Naito12
2.Hiroshi Tanahashi12
3.Togi Makabe10
4.Yuji Nagata10
5.Toru Yano10
6.Giant Bernard10
7.Yoshihiro Takayama10
8.Lance Archer8
9.Yujiro Takahashi6
10.Hideo Saito2
1.Shinsuke Nakamura (winner)14
2.Hirooki Goto12
3.Satoshi Kojima12
4.MVP12
5.Minoru Suzuki12
6.Karl Anderson8
7.Hiroyoshi Tenzan8
8.La Sombra4
9.Wataru Inoue4
10.Strong Man4

Grand Final: Nakamura pinned Naito (20:19)

Finals held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2012


August 1 - 12, 2012
1.Karl Anderson10
2.Hiroshi Tanahashi10
3.Yuji Nagata8
4.Satoshi Kojima8
5.Minoru Suzuki8
6.Shelton Benjamin8
7.Naomichi Marufuji8
8.Toru Yano6
9.Yujiro Takahashi6
1.Kazuchika Okada (winner)10
2.Lance Archer8
3.Togi Makabe8
4.Hiroyoshi Tenzan8
5.Hirooki Goto8
6.Tetsuya Naito8
7.MVP8
8.Shinsuke Nakamura8
9.Rush6

Grand Final: Okada pinned Anderson (23:19)

Finals held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2013


August 1 - 11, 2013
1.Hiroshi Tanahashi11
2.Togi Makabe10
3.Katsuyori Shibata10
4.Prince Devitt10
5.Davey Boy Smith, Jr.10
6.Kazuchika Okada9
7.Hirooki Goto8
8.Lance Archer8
9.Satoshi Kojima8
10.Tomohiro Ishii6
1.Tatsuya Naito (winner)10
2.Yuji Nagata10
3.Shinsuke Nakamura10
4.Minoru Suzuki10
5.Karl Anderson10
6.Shelton Benjamin10
7.Toru Yano8
8.Yujiro Takahashi8
9.Kota Ibushi8
10.Hiroyoshi Tenzan6

Grand Final: Naito pinned Tanahashi (26:44)

Last two days held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2014


July 21 - August 10, 2014
1.Shinsuke Nakamura16
2.Hiroshi Tanahashi14
3.Bad Luck Fale12
4.Katsuyori Shibata12
5.Satoshi Kojima10
6.Tomohiro Ishii10
7.Shelton Benjamin10
8.Davey Boy Smith, Jr.10
9.Doc Gallows8
10.Yuji Nagata8
11.Tomoaki Honman0
1.Kazuchika Okada (winner)16
2.AJ Styles16
3.Karl Anderson10
4.Minoru Suzuki10
5.Tetsuya Naito10
6.Togi Makabe8
7.Hiroyoshi Tenzan8
8.Hirooki Goto8
9.Toru Yano8
10.Yujiro Takahashi8
11.Lance Archer8

Third Place: Tanahashi pinned Styles (16:24)

Grand Final: Okada pinned Nakamura (23:18)

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G1 Climax 2015


July 20 - August 16, 2015
1.Hiroshi Tanahashi (winner)14
2.AJ Styles12
3.Tetsuya Naito10
4.Bad Luck Fale10
5.Katsuyori Shibata10
6.Togi Makabe8
7.Toru Yano8
8.Kota Ibushi8
9.Hiroyoshi Tenzan6
10.Doc Gallows6
1.Shinsuke Nakamura14
2.Kazuchika Okada14
3.Karl Anderson12
4.Hirooki Goto12
5.Tomohiro Ishii10
6.Michael Elgin8
7.Yujiro Takahashi6
8.Satoshi Kojima6
9.Yuji Nagata6
10.Tomoaki Honma2

Grand Final: Tanahashi pinned Nakamura (32:15)

Last three days held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2016


July 18 - August 14, 2016
1.Hirooki Goto12
2.Hiroshi Tanahashi11
3.Kazuchika Okada11
4.Bad Luck Fale10
5.Naomichi Marufuji10
6.Seiya Sanada8
7.Tomohiro Ishii8
8.Togi Makabe8
9.Tama Tonga6
10.Hiroyoshi Tenzan4
1.Kenny Omega (winner)12
2.Tetsuya Naito12
3.Katsuyori Shibata10
4.Katsuhiko Nakajima10
5.Michael Elgin10
6.Toru Yano10
7.Evil8
8.Yuji Nagata6
9.Tomoaki Honma6
10.Yoshi Hashi6

Grand Final: Omega pinned Goto (26:49)

Last three days held at Sumo Hall

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G1 Climax 2017


July 17 - August 13, 2017
1.Tetsuya Naito (winner)14
2.Hiroshi Tanahashi12
3.Bad Luck Fale12
4.Kota Ibushi10
5.Zack Sabre, Jr.10
6.Hirooki Goto10
7.Tomohiro Ishii8
8.Togi Makabe8
9.Yoshi Hashi4
10.Yuji Nagata2
1.Kenny Omega14
2.Kazuchika Okada13
3.Evil12
4.Minoru Suzuki9
5.Michael Elgin8
6.Seiya Sanada8
7.Toru Yano8
8.Tama Tonga8
9.Juice Robisnon8
10.Satoshi Kojima2

Grand Final:

Last three days held at Sumo Hall

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