New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) performs today, Saturday, June 9, one of its great event of the year Dominion 2018. The show takes place from the Osaka-Jo Hall and can be seen through the official platform of the company, New Japan World, with comments in English by Kevin Kelly and Don Callis. The show features two encounters: Chris Jericho against Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship and Kenny Omega against Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship in a two-to-three crash with no time limit.
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Suzuki-gun (The Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru) (c) vs. Roppongi 3K (SHO and YOH) (with Rocky Romero)
The Desperado tries to attack before the fight begins, but Roppongi is launched with double Top with Turn. They attack Kanemaru, but El Desperado takes YOH out of the ring. Desperado launches SHO between the public and Hanging DDT from Kanemaru to YOH outside the ring. Upon returning, Suzuki-gun surpass YOH. Dragon Screw from YOH to Desperado and Suplex to Kanemaru to give the relief to SHO. Double Spear of SHO. SHO continues with the Three Amigos. Desperado stops with a Spinebuster and Suzuki-gun attack together. YOH avoids an Angel Guitar and uses a joint movement. Double knee to Kanemaru and use another combo. They look for the 3K, but Kanemaru pushes the referee and spits Whiskey inadvertently at Desperado.
YOK Superkick and they look for the 3K, but Spear of Desperado to get YOH. SHO is against Desperado. Desperado pushes the referee and fails a low kick. SHO uses a Powerbomb turned into a Backstabber. Desperado escapes from the Shock Arrow and throws it at the referee. Kanemaru enters and hits with the bottle of Whiskey so that The Desperado covers SHO with the He is Culero for the count of three.
Winners and STILL champions: The Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru
CHAOS (Jay White and YOSHI-HASHI) vs. Juice Robinson and David Finlay
White attacks Robinson at the start. Leg Lariat de Juice and relief for Finlay. Uppercut by Finlay and White fits a Backdrop Suplex. Enter YOSHI and Suplex to White. Relays between White and HASHI to attack Finlay’s back. They dominate Finlay until he drops a Dropkick. Enter Juice with punches. Juice places HASHI and White at the corner and Cannonball. Diving Crossbody and Flapjack with Finlay. Juice fails a punch, White throws it against Finlay and Backdrop. CHAOS take control but Lariat from Juice to White. Lariat from HASHI against Juice, Prima Nocta from Finlay to HASHI. Blade Runner to Finlay. Robinson takes advantage and Palm Strike plus Pulp Friction for the count of three, covering White.
Winners: Juice Robinson and David Finlay
After the fight, Juice poses with the IWGP United States Championship, signaling himself as a new challenger.
Suzuki-gun enter for their next fight and TAKA Michinoku makes the introductions.
Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki and Zack Saber Jr.) vs. CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano)
Equal start between Suzuki and Ishii. Zack enters attacking the knee of Ishii, but the Japanese is fought with blows and I relay to Yano. Zack stops Yano with a Double Armbar. Suzuki tries to go for Ishii and fits Armlocks to Yano. With Zack they exchange submissions on Yano. Yano can not pull Suzuki’s hair but uses a Lectric Chair. Ishii enters hitting. Suzuki looks for the Sleeper but Ishii escapes. They keep hitting each other until they fall in the ring.
Enter Zack and Yano. Yano seeks to remove the protector of a cornerback but Zack stops him. Manjigatame but Yano escapes and removes a protector. European Leg Roll Clutch and Backslide by Zack but cannot win. Zack is hit against the unprotected cornerback. Yano throws it at the referee and looks for the low blow, but Zack stops him with his legs. Jim Breaks Armbar for Yano to surrender while Suzuki has Ishii in the Manjigatame.
Winners: Minoru Suzuki and Zack Saber Jr.
Ishii chases Suzuki as he retreats and hits him . Suzuki takes a chair and Ishii does the same. Suzuki beats hitting with his chair and they keep fighting. Throw Suzuki water while separating them. Suzuki chases Ishii behind the scenes.
IWGP NEVER Openweight Championship Triple threat match: Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Taichi (with Abe Miho) vs. Michael Elgin
Taichi escapes several times while Goto and Elgin face off. Enzuigiri from Elgin to Goto. Goto kicks Taichi and Elgin can with both. Taichi and Goto kick Elgin down. Suplex Taichi on Elgin. Elgin launches Goto on Taichi, searching for the quick account. Taichi is hit with Goto in the corner and German Suplex by Elgin. Taichi steps on the foot of Elgin and Enzuigiri. Goto takes Taichi out of the ring and Elgin launches in Tope con Giro.
Back in the ring, Elgin receives a High Kick from Taichi and Backdrop from Goto. Lariat from Taichi to Goto. Taichi searches for the Tensho Jujihou but Goto stops him and Ushigoroshi. They go up to the corner and Backdrop from the second to Elgin. Both go back up and Elgin’s Sunset Flip Tower of Doom. Elgin takes Taichi and Lariat against Goto. Goto is surpassed Japanese Ocean Cyclone Suplex of Elgin. Exchange of movements and Lariat plus Goto’s header.
Ushigoroshi and Ura GTR from Goto to Elgin. Taichi introduces Abe Miho to distract and Taichi hits the rivals with the microphone. Tensho Jujihou to Goto for the count of two. Buzzsaw Kick and Taichi-Style Gedo Clutch, but Elgin picks it up and Loops Bomb. Buckle Bomb against Goto in the corner and Revolution Elgin Bomb for the count of three.
Winner and NEW champion: Michael Elgin
Elgin is faced with Goto, since he has not made the count of three to the champion.
IWGP Tag team Championship: The Ungovernables of Japan (EVIL and SANADA) (c) vs. The Young Bucks (Nick and Matt Jackson)
Equal start between Nick and SANADA. Nick takes the advantage and beat EVIL. The Bucks take out EVIL and SANADA so that Nick is thrown out with an Asai Moonsault. The Ungovernables reduce Matt. Standing Moonsault of SANADA and Neckbreaker did EVIL. Matt hurts his back but gives the relief. Nick attacks with a Lariat and Bulldog combo. Take out SANADA with a Dropkick and accidentally kick the post. EVIL attacks the foot. Matt enters and Superkick unwittingly Nick. Superkick to EVIL that responds with a Lariat. The ungovernables look for the Magic Killer, but the Bucks escape. They climb the corner and Tower of Doom.
Rolling Kick from Nick to EVIL. Enter Matt and SANADA. SANADA searches for the Skull End, but Matt reverts to aTombstonee and looks for the Indytaker, with EVIL avoiding it. Matt tries the Sharpshooter but SANADA uses a Dragon Sleeper. Missile Kick from Nick to SANADA. Darkness Falls by EVIL. EVIL looks for the EVIL STO, but Matt takes it and tries another Indytaker, but Nick falls by the pain of his foot. SANADA uses an Indytaker, but Nick breaks the account.
Magic Killer and Nick again interfere. SANADA takes him out of the ring and EVIL and Matt remain. EVIL looks for the EVIL but Matt’s Backslide. Enter SANADA and dominate. Swing of SANADA in Dragon Sleeper and look for the Moonsault, but Matt departs and Spear. Nick enters and after the endurance of the Ingobernables, the Bucks finish with Superkicks. More Bang For Your Buck for the count of three on SANADA.
Winners and NEW champions: The Young Bucks
After the fight, the Bucks tell DO Callis that he is invited for his September 1 event, ALL IN.
Hiroshi Tanahashi, Jushin “Thunder” Liger and Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Bullet Club (Cody, Hangman Page and Marty Scurll)
King enters to start and Scurll flees. Page enters and asks Tanahashi. Tanahashi beats Page and Cody enters. Cody attacks and gives the relief to Marty, but Tanahashi also to Rey. Rey attacks quickly and changes to Liger. Baseball Kick plus Romero Special. Page and Cody interfere. Scurll tries the Romero Special, can not and steps on Liger’s knees. The Club dominates Liger, which stops with a Backbreaker to Scurll and relieves Rey.
Mysterio attacks and finishes with a Satellite DDT. He throws Scurll on the rope and Page takes over. Tanahashi enters and Dragon Screw. Twist and Shout but Scurll kicks Tanahashi. Rey does the same with Page and Lariats between Page and Tanahashi. Liger and Cody enter, with Liger looking for quick accounts. Shotger of Liger but Scurll stops the account. Rey enters and attacks Scurll. Place Page and Scurll for a Double 619. Slingblade of Tanahashi and take out Page and Scurll. Liger goes up to Cody and Super Frankensteiner. Try the Brainbuster but Cody takes out the Cross Rhodes for the count of three.
Winners: Bullet Club
After the fight, Rey Mysterio attacks Cody who flees with his team. Tanahashi and Liger dismiss with honors Mysterio, who leaves waving to the public.
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Will Ospreay (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi
Quick start with Overhead Suplex to the corner and Attempt of Sunset Flip Bomb out by Hiromu. WIll goes up to the entrance ramp and Tope con Giro. Remove the protector from the floor and enter. Hesitation Dropkick. Ospreay attacks the arm with padlocks. Headscissorss of Hiromu plus Dropkick. Dropkick to the race out of the ring of Hiromu. Enter and Senton Attack. Pop Up Powerbomb of Hiromu. Ospreay takes control and Springboard Forearm. Ospreay fails the Robinson Special and Hiromu grabs him in Tarantula. Ospreay kicks and Sasuke Special. Lifting DDTy looks for the OsCutter, but Hiromu receives it in GGerman Suplex.
Hiromu and Will exchange blow, with Will superior. Thirst Kick of Hiromu, dodge movements and German SUplex of Hiromu. Ospreay fits punches and Reverse Frankensteiners. Try the Stormbreaker but Canadian Destroyer. The fight goes to the edge of the ring and Superkick of Ospreay plus Suplex into the ring. Burning Star Press and Corsckscrew Shooting Star Press, but it’s not enough.
Ospreay tries the Stormbreaker and Canadian Destroyer plus D. Hiromu fits his submission but Ospreay uses a Powerbomb. Hiromu keeps the D. Ospreay conlevanta and uses a Driver. Robinson Special and try the OsCutter, but Hiromu responds with the Sunset Flip Powerbomb out of the ring against the unprotected area. Dynamite Plunger. Hiromu hurts his hand and Time Bomb fails. Ospreay kicks to the head. Try the Stormbreaker but Hiromu reverts to the D. D Driver of Hiromu. Death Valley Bomb against the cornerback. Time Bomb for the count of three.
Winner and NEW champion: Hiromu Takahashi
Hiromu celebrates the victory with the belt to leave.
IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Chris Jericho
Jericho attacks Naito during his entry and hits him with a fence. Suplex and throw a tripod of a camera. Jericho takes a table and places it against the fence. Powwerbomb breaking the table. Jericho goes up to the table of commentators and DDT.
The fight begins and Jericho covers for the account of two.Backbreaker and Jericho’s Lionsault, but it is not enough. Jericho dominaJericho throws Naito hard against the cornerback. Naito hits but Walls of Jericho from which Naito escapes. Naito spits out Jericho and Spear. Naito hits, Neckbreaker and Sliding Dropkick to the neck. Corner Dropkick. Naito sangrra of an eye. Psaan at the edge of the ring and Neckbreaker. Neckbreaker out of the ring. Naito attacks with his shirt asphyxiating Jericho. Naito takes a piece from the table and breaks it on Jericho. Naito continues to beat and fight among the public. Go to the table and Piledriver on the table.
Back in the ring, Naito launches in Swan Dive Missile Kick. They go up to the corner and Jericho stops the Super Franken to connect a Walls of Jericho. Naito reverses but Jericho throws him against the cornerback. Naito is caught and Frankensteiner. Tornado DDT. Jericho reviernrete and Walls of Jericho again. Naito arrives with effort to the ropes. Falpjack on the strings and German Suplex by Naito. Jericho reverts to a Destiny account. Enzuigiri Fight and Destiny of Naito. Slaps between the two and Naito stomps and spits Jericho. Jumping Elbow Attack of Naito turned into Codebreaker. Elbow of Jericho, who tries the Lionsault. Enzuigiri and Gloria de Naito. Jericho escapes from Destiny, pushes the referee, kicks Naito and Codedbreaker in the low zone for the count of three.
Winner and NEW champion: Chris Jericho
Jericho attacks Naito after the fight. Jericho removes the belt from his pants and attacks Naito. EVIL enters to face Jericho and Lariat. EVIL attacks Jericho with the belt, who leaves with the championship.
IWGP Heavyweight Championship – 2 to 3 Falls without time limit: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Kenny Omega
First 5 minutes matched in which both look for their finishers and leave the ring. They fight outside the ring and Okada throws himself in Running Crossbody over the fences, but Omega receives him in a V-Trigger. Omega throws Okada against a fence and they return to the ring. Kenny punishes Okada’s shoulders and back. Okada stops him with a Flapjack. DDT followed by Cobra Clutch Hold. Omega fails and Okada is the one that launches in Plancha. Omega Frankensteiner and Baseball Kick to get Okada out of the ring. Swan Dive Crossbody from the ring to beyond the fences.
Kotaro Krusehr going back to the ring. plus an Aoi Shoudo. Omega connects a V-trigger and fails the Reverse Frankensteiner. German Suplex Hold of Okada and Omega escapes. Omega places Okada in the corner and Okada escapes for a Tombstone on the edge of the ring. John Woo Dropkick from Okada. Missile Kick from Okada at the head of Omega. Diving Elbow Drop and Rainmaker pose that Omega uses for a Dragon Suplex. Top with Omega Turn
Missile Kick at the nape of Okada. Okada hits, try the One Winged Angel, V-Trigger and Croyth’s Wrath for the count of two. V- Trigger but Okada stops the moment with Dropkicks. Rainmaker that Omega avoids and Rain-Trigger. Okada reverts to a Tbstone Piledriver. Rainmaker failed that Okada converts for a quick three count.
First fall: Kazuchika Okada (Okada 1- Omega 0)
They start fast and Okada takes out Omega with a Dropkick. They fight outside the ring and DDT assisted in the Okada fences. Kenny hits, but Okada does not sell the pain. Cobra Clutch Hold from Okada but Omega escapes with Stunner and Backdrop. Backdrop on the edge of the ring. Omega takes a table and Foot Stomp against her resting on Okada. You Can not Escape combo stopped with a Heavy Rain by Okada. John Woo Dropkick. They go up to the corner and Super Aoi Shoudo.
You Can not Escape combo but Okada receives with the knees. Omega Omega’s Tornado DDT fights on the edge of the ring and Reverse Frankensteiner out of the ring. Okada returns to the ring, V-Trigger and Okada connects a Tombstone. Rainmaker turned into Uranage. Exchange of blows and Snap Dragon Suplex but Okada launches a Dropkick. Omega Dropkick. Okada dropkick received in Powerbomb. V-Trigger and surprise account of Okada. V-Trigger and Double Underhook Piledriver. V-Trigger and One Winged Angel for the count of three.
Second fall: Kenny Omega (Okada 1- Omega 1)
Third fall: Kenny Omega (Okada 1- Omega 2)
Winner and NEW CHAMPION: Kenny Omega
The Young Bucks appear and Kenny Omega hugs with them and Ibushi. Omega takes the belt as the new champion.