It’s official. On Saturday, June 9, Chris Jericho will return to Japan . The former WWE superstar will fight against the Japanese Tetsuya Naito in the NJPW Dominion event. This fight will be for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship, in the hands of Naito.
The match between Chris Jericho, as well as the rest of the event, will be broadcast live through the official platform of the company, New Japan World. The venue chosen to host the evening is the Osaka-Jo Hall in Osaka (Japan).
The first combats confirmed for NJPW Dominion are the following:
IWGP Heavyweight Championship 2/3 Falls match
Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Kenny Omega
IWGP Intercontinental Championship
Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Chris Jericho
IWGP Tag Team Championship
EVIL & SANADA (c) vs. The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson)
NEVER Openweight Championship
Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Michael Elgin vs. Taichi
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
Will Ospreay (c) vs. Winner of the tournament Best of the Super Jr.
Rey Mysterio vs. TBD