The third day of the G-1 climax got underway in Kobe today with Takayama having to cancel due to his injuries in the Sasaki match yesterday after which he passed out backstage. As a result Koji got his first two points by forfeit and then teamed with Inoue against Tiger Mask and Naruse in an all junior tag.
The full results are….
Kobe World Hall
1. Mitsuya Nagai beat Toru Yano (8:16) by DQ.
2. G1 Climax – Block B: Koji Kanemoto  beat Yoshihiro Takayama  by forfeit.
3. G1 Climax – Block A: Blue Wolf  beat Katsuyori Shibata  (11:46) with a lariat.
4. G1 Climax – Block B: Hiroshi Tanahashi  beat Togi Makabe  (11:35) with a grounded Dragon sleeper.
5. G1 Climax – Block B: Kensuke Sasaki  beat Osamu Nishimura  (14:00) with a front cradle.
6. G1 Climax – Block A: Yutaka Yoshie  beat Genichiro Tenryu  (4:07) with a diving body press.
7. Koji Kanemoto & Wataru Inoue beat Tiger Mask & Masayuki Naruse (11:59) when Kanemoto used a moonsault press on Naruse.
8. G1 Climax – Block A: Shinsuke Nakamura  beat Minoru Suzuki  (11:58) with a headscissors-style pinfall.
9. G1 Climax – Block B: Hiroyoshi Tenzan  beat Manabu Nakanishi  (12:47) with the Anaconda Vice.
10. G1 Climax – Block A: Masahiro Chono  beat Yuji Nagata  (11:59) with a Shining Yakuza kick.