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NJPW News: Video of MVP at "training camp" preparing for G1 Climax, preview of annual tournament (w/VIDEO)

Jul 31, 2011 - 11:54:13 AM
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By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has released footage of former WWE wrestler MVP's public training session this week preparing for the annual G-1 Climax tournament.

MVP, who has a commanding presence in the video, goes through NFL training camp-style drills before showing off his new submission moves for the public and press.

At the end of the session, MVP vows to become the first foreigner to win the G-1 Climax, which begins on Sunday, August 1. MVP is then joined by 2010 G1 winner Satoshi Kojima, who MVP will face in the B Block of the tournament.

MVP vs. Kojima is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 7 in the middle of the two-week tournament. On Saturday, Aug. 6, MVP and Kojima will team up against TAKA Michinoku & Taichi in a non-G1 tag match.

The G1 tournament concludes on Sunday, Aug. 14 with the final round of tournament match-ups prior to the Block A vs. Block B winners competing in the finals.

Link & Video: A full schedule of matches and Block line-ups can be found at puroresuspirit.com. Video of MVP's training session is below.



Video URL: http://youtu.be/vLk9yffWaeU

[Torch art credit Grant Gould (c) PWTorch.com]


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