Tom Lawlor discusses the work of this year’s NJPW G1 Climax tournament

NJPW recently revealed the 28-man field for the 2022 G1 Climax 32 tournament. Among the names is former NJPW Strong Openweight Champion Tom Lawlor, who spoke about working for the tournament for the first time during an appearance on this week’s show. Daily Number Four.

Here’s what he had to say (via Fighter):

” And that ? Filthy Tom Lawlor in the G1 2022 tournament, New Japan’s 50th anniversary. Who embodies strong style more than me? I don’t know if you can find many more people. If you think about it, it’s based on his legitimate martial arts fighting skills. Everyone thinks strong style is all about fighting and knocking your head off and getting nailed unprotected. No no no. Strong style is about legitimate martial arts techniques, fighting spirit.

“I have an idea, but I wouldn’t even consider that information to be reliable, because the information I had wasn’t necessarily 100%. I wasn’t surprised to see my name, these things take time. time and have been in the works for a while. I just got my visa back recently, very recently. I had information that ended up being what was not provided on the show. The number of people, of stuff like that.

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