NJPW Dominion Preview: A historic event featuring the first ever ladder match in NJPW history
Money In The Bank isn’t the only wrestling pay-per-view taking place this weeked. New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Dominion PPV takes place from the iconic Osaka-jo Hall this Saturday and features a host of great matches and is also the last big event before the 2016 G1 Climax tournament.
Amongst the highlights of the card, Will Ospreay gets his shot at Kushida’s IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship; the title shot Ospreay got by winning the 2016 Best of Super Juniors.
The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team titles will be defended by Ricochet and Matt Sydal in a fatal-4-way elimination match also featuring The Young Bucks, Roppongi Vice and and reDragon. The IWGP Tag-Team titles will also be defended on the show, with champions Guerrillas of Destiny taking on The Briscoes.
The card also features the FIRST ladder match in NJPW history with Kenny Omega defending the IWGP Intercontinental Championship against Michael Elgin. Omega was originally supposed to take on Hiroshi Tanahashi who had to withdraw due to injuries.
The main even of the show is the rematch between new champion Tetsuya Naito and former champion Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.
The card also has a host of other great matches featuring the Bullet Club, Katsuyori Shibata, Hangman Page’s NJPW debut and others. Here’s the full card.
Six Man Tag Team Match
David Finlay, Jay White & Juice Robinson vs. TenKoji (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) & Manabu Nakanishi
Six Man Tag Team Match
BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale, Hangman Page & Yujiro Takahashi) vs. Captain New Japan, Togi Makabe & Yoshitatsu
Tag Team Match
CHAOS (Tomohiro Ishii & YOSHI-HASHI) vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI & Sanada)
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title Four Way Elimination Match
Matt Sydal & Ricochet (c) vs. Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson), Roppongi Vice (Beretta & Rocky Romero) & reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly)
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Match
KUSHIDA (c) vs. Will Ospreay
IWGP Tag Team Title Match
Guerrillas Of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) (c) vs. Briscoe Brothers (Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe)
NEVER Openweight Title Match
Yuji Nagata (c) vs. Katsuyori Shibata
IWGP Intercontinental Title Ladder Match
Kenny Omega (c) vs. Michael Elgin