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NJPW announces two title matches for Road to Dominion tour

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A NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship match and an IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship match will headline NJPW's Road to Dominion tour. 

On Wednesday, June 2 in Korakuen Hall, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii and YOSHI-HASHI will defend the NEVER Six-Man titles against Tetsuya Naito, SANADA and BUSHI. 

That match was set up on the Road to Wrestle Grand Slam tour. After Naito and SANADA defeated Goto and YOSHI-HASHI in the main event of the May 26 show, Naito issued a challenge. YOSHI-HASHI accepted the challenge on behalf of his team, then was attacked three-on-one by Naito, SANADA and BUSHI. Goto ran in to make the save for YOSHI-HASHI. 

On Tuesday, June 1 in Korakuen Hall, Tama Tonga and Tanga Loa will defend the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team titles against Zack Sabre Jr. and Taichi. 

That bout is a rematch from Wrestle Kingdom 15 on January 4 and The New Beginning in Hiroshima on February 10. Tonga and Loa defeated Sabre and Taichi for the titles at Wrestle Kingdom, then beat them in a rematch in Hiroshima. 

Tuesday's Road to Dominion event will air for free on NJPW World. A Road to Dominion show is also currently scheduled for Friday, June 5, but no card has been announced. Three matches have been announced for Dominion, which was moved from June 6 to June 7. 

Here are the lineups announced so far for the Dominion tour: 

NJPW Road to Dominion, Tuesday, June 1, 5:30 a.m. Eastern time, free on NJPW World --

  • IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa (c) vs. Taichi & Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Kazuchika Okada, Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI vs. Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & BUSHI
  • Kota Ibushi & Yota Tsuji vs. Jeff Cobb & Great-O-Khan
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomoaki Honma, Tiger Mask & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. EVIL, Chase Owens, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo
  • YOH, SHO & Yuya Uemura vs. Minoru Suzuki, El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru 

NJPW Road to Dominion, Wednesday, June 2, 5:30 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship: Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & BUSHI
  • Kota Ibushi & Master Wato vs. Jeff Cobb & Great-O-Khan
  • Taichi, Zack Sabre Jr. & Minoru Suzuki vs. Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa & Jado
  • YOH, SHO & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi, Tomoaki Honma, Yota Tsuji & Yuya Uemura vs. EVIL, Chase Owens, Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo

NJPW Road to Dominion, Friday, June 5, 5:30 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • Card to be announced

NJPW Dominion, Monday, June 7, 3 a.m. Eastern time on NJPW World --

  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Kazuchika Okada vs. Shingo Takagi
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Jeff Cobb
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship: El Desperado (c) vs. YOH