We are into the semifinal stage of NJPW G1 Climax 33 tournament which was live on night 18 event on August 12, 2023.
Tetsuya Naito and Will Ospreay were set to clash in one of the semifinals for the second year in a row. Naito had lost both their encounters so far. Was he able to overcome IWGP US Champion this time around?
Kazuchika Okada was just one step away from making way to his fifth G1 Climax final match. He has been the winner of the tournament in the last two years, and was looking to make a hattrick. However, Evil stood in his path and was coming off beating IWGP World Champion Sanada. Was Okada successful?
A bunch of tag team matches were also set for the night and you can check below for all the results from NJPW G1 Climax 33 tournament night 18 semifinals on August 12, 2023.
- HAYATA & Kaito Kiyomiya def. Master Wato & Hiroyoshi Tenzan
- Strong Style (Ren Narita & Minoru Suzuki) def. Tomoaki Honma & Shota Umino
- BULLET CLUB (David Finlay, Gabe Kidd, Alex Coughlin, Chase Owens & KENTA) def. YOH, Toru Yano, Togi Makabe, Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI
- United Empire (HENARE, Great-O-Khan & Jeff Cobb) def. Los Ingobernables De Japon (BUSHI, Shingo Takagi & Yota Tsuji)
- Ryusuke Taguchi, Eddie Kingston, Tomohiro Ishii & Hiroshi Tanahashi def. TMDK (Kosei Fujita, Shane Haste, Mikey Nicholls & Zack Sabre Jr.)
- Jado, El Phantasmo, Hikuleo, Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa def. Just Five Guys (TAKA Michinoku, DOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi & SANADA)
- Kazuchika Okada def. EVIL – G1 Climax 33 semifinal
- Tetsuya Naito def. Will Ospreay – G1 Climax 33 semifinal