New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced the full card for Dominion, which will take place on June 11th at Osaka-jo Hall.
In a match that became apparent once KUSHIDA won this year's Best of the Super Juniors tournament, he'll challenge for Hiromu Takahashi's IWGP Junior Heavyweight title at Dominion. KUSHIDA defeated Will Ospreay in the finals of this year's BOSJ to become the tournament champion and receive the title shot.
There will be a gauntlet match for the NEVER Six-Man tag titles as well, with SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI defending against Ricochet, Juice Robinson & Ryusuke Taguchi, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI, Bad Luck Fale, Hangman Page & Yujiro Takahashi, and Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Zack Sabre Jr.
Tiger Mask W (Kota Ibushi) will also make his return to NJPW as he'll team with Togi Makabe, Tiger Mask IV & Yuji Nagata to take on Jushin Thunder Liger, Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
Before Dominion, the final build to the event will take place at Korakuen Hall with a "Road to" show on June 9th, airing at 5:30 a.m. ET. The card is mostly comprised of tag team matches, with a big six-man tag headlining the show.
That main event will be Kazuchika Okada & Roppongi Vice vs. Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks. It will be Okada and Omega's final in-ring meeting before their rematch for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at Dominion. The Young Bucks will also challenge for Rocky Romero & Trent Barreta's IWGP Junior tag titles in Osaka.
Both shows will air live on New Japan World and will have English commentary. The full cards are:
Dominion in Osaka-Jo Hall (June 11th at 3 a.m. ET) --
- IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada defending against Kenny Omega
- IWGP Intercontinental Champion Tetsuya Naito defending against Hiroshi Tanahashi
- NEVER Openweight Champion Minoru Suzuki defending against Hirooki Goto in a lumberjack match
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi defending against KUSHIDA
- Michael Elgin vs. Cody
- IWGP Tag Team Champions War Machine defending against Guerrillas of Destiny
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions Roppongi Vice defending against The Young Bucks
- NEVER Six-Man Tag Team Champions SANADA, EVIL & BUSHI defending against Ricochet, Juice Robinson & Ryusuke Taguchi, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI, Bad Luck Fale, Hangman Page & Yujiro Takahashi, and Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Zack Sabre Jr. in a gauntlet match
- Tiger Mask W, Togi Makabe, Tiger Mask IV & Yuji Nagata vs. Jushin Thunder Liger, Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan
- David Finlay, Tomoyuki Oka & Shota Umino vs. Hirai Kawato, Katsuya Kitamura & Tetsuhiro Yagi
Road to Dominion (June 9th at 5:30 a.m. ET) --
- Kazuchika Okada & Roppongi Vice vs. Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks
- Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi, Juice Robinson, Ricochet & KUSHIDA vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, EVIL, BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi
- Hirooki Goto, Toru Yano, YOSHI-HASHI & Jado vs. Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Zack Sabre Jr.
- Michael Elgin, David Finlay & War Machine vs. Cody, Bad Luck Fale & Guerrillas of Destiny
- Tomohiro Ishii & Gedo vs. Hangman Page & Yujiro Takahashi
- Togi Makabe, Yuji Nagata, Tiger Mask IV, Hirai Kawato & Tomoyuki Oka vs. Satoshi Kojima, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin Thunder Liger & Katsuya Kitamura
- Shota Umino & Tetsuhiro Yagi vs. El Desperado & Taka Michinoku