The G1 Special is a professional wrestling event promoted by New Japan Pro Wrestling  (NJPW), the event was held since 2017 and aired domestically as an international pay-per-view (iPPV). The event's name refers to the annual G1 Climax tournament as these shows also served as a prelude to the year's G1 Climax tournament. Following in 2019, the event was changed into the G1 Supercard event.

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# Event Date City Venue Attendance Main event
1 G1 Special in USA July 1, 2019 Long Beach, California Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center 2,370 Kazuchika Okada (c) versus Cody for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship
July 2, 2018 2,305 Kenny Omega versus Tomohiro Ishii in a tournament final match to determine the inaugural IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship
2 G1 Special in San Francisco July 7, 2018 Daly City, California Cow Palace 6,333 Kenny Omega (c) versus Cody for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship
3 G1 Supercard April 6, 2019 New York City, New York Madison Square Garden 16,534 Jay Lethal (c) versus Marty Scurll versus Matt Taven for the ROH World Championship
Jay White (c) versus Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

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