Michael Elgin vs. Kazuchika Okada - G1 Climax 27 Day 4
4.75/5 (**** ¾) - A legitimate dream match of mine, so when they landed in the same block I got very excited. Okada is having one of the best runs in wrestling history, and Big Mike is one of my favorites in the world. Sure it’s happened in the past, but both men have improved dramatically since the 2015 G1, and it shows. Both men put on a hell of a match, possibly the best yet from the G1 this year. Elgin showed he was as good as Okada is and I feel if performances like this continue for Elgin, he’ll be the first man to hold both the ROH World Title and IWGP Heavyweight Title. In the end, it took three Rainmakers to put Big Mike down for the count. This was as good as the average Okada title defense.