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NJPW Dominion 2018 Results

NJPW Dominion 2018
June 9, 2018
Osaka Jo Hall
Osaka, Japan

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First Match: El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru (c) vs. Roppongi 3K w/Rocky Romero For The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 

Sho dropkicks Desperado before the bell rings. R3K delivers Stereo Planchas. Yoh rolls Kanemaru back into the ring. Yoh drop toe holds Kanemaru into a Sliding Dropkick from Sho. Yoh with the cover for a two count. Yoh stomps on Kanemaru’s back. Kanemaru reverses out of the irish whip. Yoh rams his shoulders into the midsection of Kanemaru. Yoh slides under Kanemaru. Yoh follows that with a Basement Dropkick. Desperado knocks Yoh off the ring apron. Desperado drives Yoh back first into the steel guard rail. Desperado and Sho starts brawling in the crowd.

Kanemaru with a DDT off the apron. Yoh gets back in the ring at the count of eighteen. Kanemaru tags in Desperado. Desperado bodyslams Yoh. Desperado with a Elbow Knockdown. Suzuki Gun are cutting the ring in half. Kanemaru bodyslams Yoh. Kanemaru knocks Sho off the ring apron. Yoh applies a rear chin lock. Yoh crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Kanemaru tags in Sho. Yoh fires up with multiple open hand chops. Desperado levels Yoh with a Knee Lift. Yoh responds with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Yoh with a Vertical Suplex to Kanemaru. Yoh tags in Sho.

Sho with Two Corner Clotheslines. Desperado kicks Sho in the gut. Sho takes down Suzuki Gun with a Double Spear. Sho delivers Two Buzzsaw Kicks. Sho connects with The Hat Trick for a two count. Desperado responds with a SpineBuster. Kanemaru with a Corner Clothesline to Sho. Suzuki Gun theirs Running Dropkick/Belly To Back Suplex Combination for a two count. Kanemaru tosses Yoh out of the ring. Yoh sends Kanemaru crashing into the steel guard rail. Sho and Desperado are trading back and forth shots. Desperado stomps on Sho’s foot. R3K with a Gut Wrench Cutter for a two count.

R3K blasts Kanemaru with Stereo Jumping Knee Strikes. Sho with a BackStabber to Desperado. Yoh follows that with a Running Knee. Desperado tags in Kanemaru. Kanemaru shoves the referee into Sho. Kanemaru inadvertently spits green mist into Desperado eyes. Following a SuperKick Exchange, Desperado Spears Yoh. Sho PowerSlams Kanemaru. Sho clotheslines Desperado. Sho with a Double Knee Back Breaker for a two count. Sho goes for The Package PileDriver, but Desperado lands back on his feet. Desperado knocks down the referee. Kanemaru nails Sho with a Whiskey Bottle. Desperado plants Sho with The El Es Claro to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champions, El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru via Pinfall 

Second Match: Jay White & Yoshi Hashi vs. David Finlay & Juice Robinson 

White attacks Robinson and Finlay before the bell rings. Chaos drops Robinson with a Double Shoulder Tackle. White and Robinson are trading knife edge chops. White reverses out of the irish whip. White goes for a Back Body Drop, but Robinson lands back on his feet. Robinson with a Bicycle Kick to White. Robinson tags in Finlay. White is on the receiving end of a Double Bulldog. Finlay decks White with a Running European Uppercut. Finlay follows that with a Flying Uppercut for a two count. Finlay knocks Hashi off the ring apron.

Finlay with a Back Elbow Smash to White. White responds with a Saito Suplex. White bounces Finlay’s head on the turnbuckle pad. White tags in Hashi. Hashi with a Knife Edge Chop to Finlay. Hashi with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Chaos are cutting the ring in half. White with a PumpHandle Back Breaker for a two count. Robinson pokes fun at the referee. White tags in Hashi. White steps on Finlay’s back. Hashi applies a Cravate. Finlay with clubbing bodyshots to Hashi. White repeatedly kicks Finlay in the ribs. Finlay leapfrogs over Hashi. Finlay dropkicks Hashi. Robinson and White are tagged in.

Robinson fires up with Juice Jabs. Robinson with Two Corner Clotheslines. Robinson gets Hashi tied in the tree of woe. Robinson lands a Double Cannonball Strike. Robinson follows that with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Robinson and Finlay with a Double FlapJack. White shoves Robinson into Finlay. White creates distance with another Saito Suplex. White tags in Hashi.

Robinson sends Hashi to the ring apron. White with a throat chop to Robinson. Robinson responds with a Running Lariat. Robinson goes for a PowerBomb, but Hashi counters with a Western Lariat. Finlay drops Hashi with The Stunner. White takes out Finlay with The Blade Runner. Robinson rocks White with a big haymaker. Robinson plants White with Pulp Friction to pickup the victory.

Winner: David Finlay and Juice Robinson via Pinfall 

Third Match: Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr 

Suzuki and Ishii will start things off. Suzuki is talking smack to Ishii. Suzuki and Ishii are quickly trading forearms. Suzuki with a Big Boot to Ishii. Suzuki kicks Ishii in the gut. Ishii responds with a Forearm Smash. Suzuki drops Ishii with a Big Boot. Suzuki swings and misses on The PK. Ishii with a Shoulder Tackle to Suzuki. Ishii goes for The Sliding Lariat, but Suzuki ducks out of the way. Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Ishii. Suzuki applies a Front Face Lock. Suzuki blocks The Vertical Suplex. Suzuki applies a Sleeper Hold. Suzuki tags in Sabre.

Sabre gets Ishii trapped in a SurfBoard Submission Hold. Ishii backs Sabre into the ropes. Sabre uppercuts Ishii. Ishii fires back with another Forearm Smash. Ishii knocks Suzuki off the ring apron. Suzuki is pissed. Tiger Hatori is trying to calm down Suzuki. Ishii tags in Yano. Sabre unloads multiple strikes. Sabre applies a Standing Bow and Arrow Stretch. Yano heads to the middle rope to create separation. Yano is playing to the crowd. Sabre brings Yano to the corner. Sabre tags in Suzuki. Suzuki with a Snap Mare TakeOver to Yano. Ishii side steps The Helluva Kick. Suzuki Gun are cutting the ring in half.

Suzuki applies a hammer lock. Suzuki stomps on Yano’s chest. Suzuki with Forearm Shivers to Yano. Suzuki delivers another Big Boot. Yano responds with a Inverted Atomic Drop. Yano tags in Ishii. Ishii fires up with his Chop/Forearm Combination. Ishii with a Running Shoulder Block. Ishii lightly kicks Suzuki in the head. Following another Forearm Exchange. Suzuki ducks a clothesline from Ishii. Suzuki goes for The PileDriver, but Ishii counters with a Back Body Drop. Suzuki slaps Ishii in the chest. Ishii is displaying his fighting spirit.

Both men are knocked down after a Double Palm Strike. Sabre and Yano are tagged in. Sabre locks in The Octopus Stretch. Yano with a Hip Toss to Sabre. Yano rips off a white turnbuckle pad. Sabre with a European Clutch for a two count. Sabre with a BackSlide Cover for a two count. Sabre uppercuts Yano. Yano side steps Sabre into the exposed steel. Sabre blocks The Low Blow. Sabre locks in Orienteering With Napalm Death which forces Yano to tap out. After the match, Suzuki and Ishii continues to brawl on the outside.

Winner: Minoru Suzuki and Zack Sabre Jr via Submission 

Fourth Match: Hirooki Goto (c) vs. Michael Elgin vs. Taichi in a Triple Threat Match For The NEVER OpenWeight Championship 

Taichi backs himself in between the ropes. Taichi heads to the outside. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Taichi rolls Goto over for a one count. Elgin stomps on Taichi’s back. Elgin and Goto are trading forearm shivers. Goto applies a side headlock. Goto with a shoulder block to Elgin. Elgin tells Goto to bring it. Taichi is trying to outsmart Elgin and Goto. Taichi uses his valet as a human shield. Goto applies a waist lock. Elgin decks Goto with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Elgin goes for a Stalling Suplex, but Goto lands back on his feet. Taichi with a Big Boot to Elgin. Elgin rams his shoulders into the midsection of Goto. Elgin slips over Goto’s back. Taichi kicks Elgin in the gut. Elgin shoves Goto into Taichi.

Elgin goes for a German Suplex, but Taichi counters with a Spinning Heel Kick. Taichi and Goto puts down Elgin with a Double Buzzsaw Kick. Taichi wants Goto to shake his hand. Goto Suplexes Taichi on top of Elgin. Elgin with a Chop/Forearm Combination to Goto. Goto side steps Elgin into the turnbuckle pad. Taichi with a Corner Clothesline to Elgin. Taichi knocks Goto off the ring apron Elgin with a German Suplex to Taichi. Taichi heads to the top rope to create separation. Taichi delivers a Step Up Enzuigiri of his own. Taichi gets Elgin in position for a PowerBomb. Taichi and Goto are brawling on the floor.

Elgin lands a SomerSault Plancha. Elgin rolls Taichi back into the ring. Elgin is trying to fire up the Osaka Crowd. Elgin levels Taichi with a Running Clothesline. Taichi responds with a Leg Lariat. Goto with a Saito Suplex to Elgin. Taichi clotheslines Goto for a two count. Taichi rips off his pants. Taichi goes for a SuperKick, but Goto counters with The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Goto has Taichi perched on the top turnbuckle. Goto delivers another Saito Suplex to Elgin.

Elgin connects with a SpringBoard Sunset Flip PowerBomb. Elgin tosses Taichi out of the ring. Goto and Elgin charges into each other. Elgin unloads clubbing forearm smashes. Goto blocks the Dragon Suplex. Elgin with a Bridging Electric Chair Drop for a two count. Elgin goes for a Buckle Bomb, but Goto counters with a Back Body Drop. Elgin with a Bicycle Kick to Goto. Elgin follows that with a SuperKick.

Goto HeadButts Elgin. Goto with a Ushigoroshi to Elgin. Goto connects with The GTR for a two count. Taichi rolls his valet into the ring. Taichi blasts Goto and Elgin with the microphone stand. Taichi SuperKicks Goto for a two count. Taichi with a Buzzsaw Kick to Goto. Taichi with a Gedo Clutch for a two count. Elgin Buckle Bombs Taichi into Goto. Elgin plants Taichi with The Elgin Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: New NEVER OpenWeight Champion, Michael Elgin via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: EVIL & Sanada (c) vs. The Young Bucks For The IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 

Nick Jackson and Sanada will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sanada applies a side headlock. Sanada drops Nick with a shoulder tackle. Sanada leapfrogs over Nick. Sanada goes for a Dropkick, but Nick holds onto the ropes. Nick with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Nick blocks the clothesline from Sanada. Nick slaps Sanada in the chest. Nick with a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag to Sanada. Nick follows that with a dropkick. Nick drop toe holds EVIL into a SlingShot Leg Drop from Matt. The Bucks delivers their tandem offense to Sanada. EVIL rakes the eyes of Nick. The Bucks with a Pop Up Dropkick to LIJ. Nick lands a Corkscrew Plancha.

Nick rolls EVIL back into the ring. EVIL negates the irish whip from Matt. EVIL kicks Matt in the face. Matt ducks a clothesline from EVIL. EVIL with a Side Walk Slam to Matt. EVIL drop toe holds Nick into a Basement Dropkick from Sanada. EVIL tosses Matt out of the ring. EVIL whips Matt back first across the steel guard rail. EVIL rolls Matt back into the ring. EVIL with a disrespectful cover for a one count. EVIL tags in Sanada. Sanada with a Elbow Knockdown to Matt. Sanada follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. LIJ are cutting the ring in half.

EVIL with a NeckBreaker for a two count. EVIL applies a rear chin lock. Matt gets back to a vertical base. EVIL goes for a Running Senton, but Matt ducks out of the way. Matt avoids The SlingShot Crossbody Block from Sanada. Matt is favoring his back. Sanada knocks Nick off the ring apron. Matt with a Hip Lock to EVIL. EVIL goes for a Discus Lariat, but Nick counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Matt makes the hot tag to Nick. Nick fires up with his lighting quick offense. Nick with a BullDog/Clothesline Combination to LIJ. Nick sends Sanada crashing to the outside with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Nick swings and misses with The PK. EVIL wraps Nick’s injured foot around steel railing.

Nick applies a Full Nelson Lock. Matt inadvertently SuperKicks Nick. Nick unloads multiple forearm shivers. Nick SuperKicks EVIL. EVIL responds with a Lariat for a two count. LIJ goes for The Magic Killer, but Nick counters with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Matt dropkicks EVIL. Matt has Sanada perched on the top turnbuckle. EVIL connects with The Tower Of Doom. EVIL and Nick are trading back and forth shots. Nick blocks the Fisherman’s Buster. Nick drops EVIL with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Matt and Sanada are tagged in. Following a forearm exchange, Matt blasts Sanada with a Spinning Heel Kick. Sanada locks in Skull End.

The Bucks goes for The IndyTaker, but EVIL gets in the way. Matt transitions into a SharpShooter. Sanada responds with Skull End. Nick breaks the submission hold with a Missile Dropkick. Sanada tags in EVIL. EVIL with a Discus Lariat to Matt. EVIL follows that with Darkness Falls for a two count. Nicks trips in mid-air. LIJ hits The Indy Taker for a two count. LIJ connects with The Magic Killer for a two count. Sanada with a SlingShot Crossbody Block to Nick.

EVIL goes for the STO, but Matt rolls him over for a two count. Matt decks EVIL with a Jaw Breaker. EVIL tags in Sanada. Sanada applies Skull End. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Matt. Matt responds with an Inside Out Lariat. Sanada dropkicks Matt. Sanada with a Swinging Skull End to Matt. Sanada goes for a MoonSault, but Matt ducks out of the way. Matt Spears Sanada. It’s time for The SuperKick Party. The Bucks plants Sanada with The More Bang For Your Buck to pickup the victory.

Winner: New IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions, The Young Bucks via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Rey Mysterio, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Cody Rhodes, Marty Scrull, and Hangman Page in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Page and Tanahashi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Tanahashi applies a wrist lock. Page reverses the hold. Tanahashi applies a hammer lock. Tanahashi transitions into a side headlock. Tanahashi drops Page with a shoulder tackle. Tanahashi with a elbow drop to Page. Tanahashi is playing air guitar. Page tags in Rhodes. Rhodes starts doing push ups in the corner. Tanahashi calls for a timeout. Tanahashi mocks Rhodes. Collar and Elbow Tie up. Rhodes applies a side headlock. Rhodes slides under Tanahashi. Tanahashi fires off two deep arm-drags. Rhodes decks Tanahashi with a Drop Down Uppercut. Scrull and Mysterio are tagged in.

Scrull drops Mysterio with a shoulder tackle. Mysterio with a Sunset Flip for a two count. Mysterio kicks Scrull in the chest. Mysterio with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Mysterio tags in Liger. Liger with a Baseball Slide Dropkick to Scrull. Tanahashi rolls Scrull back into the ring. Liger locks in the Romero Special. Bullet Club clears the ring. Rhodes repeatedly stomps on Liger’s chest. Scrull with a SurfBoard Stomp to Liger. Bullet Club are cutting the ring in half. Rhodes with a straight right hand to Liger. Rhodes is mauling Liger in the corner. Rhodes blows a kiss at Mysterio. Rhodes tags in Page. Page with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Page and Scrull are wrenching the left leg of Liger. More frequent tags from The Bullet Club Trio.

Liger with a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker to Scrull. Liger tags in Mysterio. Mysterio with a West Coast Pop to Scrull. Mysterio blasts Scroll with a Leg Lariat. Mysterio with a SpringBoard Tornado DDT. Mysterio blocks the waist lock go-behind. Mysterio thrust kicks the midsection of Scrull. Page makes the blind tag. Tanahashi with a Crossbody Body Block to Page. Tanahashi dropkicks Rhodes off the ring apron. Tanahashi drops Page with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Scrull goes for Rite Of Passage, but Tanahashi counters with Twist and Shout.

Scrull kicks Tanahashi behind the referee’s back. Page kicks Tanahashi in the gut. Mysterio buries his shoulders into the midsection of Page. Page blasts Mysterio with a Forearm Smash. Tanahashi and Page are trading back and forth shots. Liger and Rhodes are tagged in. Liger with a pinning combination for a two count. Liger hits The Shotei for a two count. Mysterio with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Scrull. Page goes for a PowerBomb, but Tanahashi gets in the way. Mysterio connects with the 619. Tanahashi with a SlingBlade to Page. Mysterio follows that with a HeadScissors TakeOver on the floor. Tanahashi wipes out Page with a SlingShot Crossbody Body Block. Liger with an Avalanche FrankenSteiner to Rhodes. Liger goes for a Brain Buster, but Rhodes counters with Cross Rhodes to pickup the victory.

Winner: Cody Rhodes, Marty Scrull and Hangman Page via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Will Ospreay (c) vs. Hiromu Takahashi For The IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship 

Ospreay starts things off with a Big Boot. Ospreay and Takahashi are trading forearm shivers. Takahashi sends Ospreay crashing into the turnbuckle pad with a Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex. Ospreay blocks the Avalanche Sunset Flip PowerBomb. Ospreay with a Running SomerSault Senton off the stage. Ospreay is ripping off the ringside mats. Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Takahashi blocks it. Ospreay rolls Takahashi back into the ring. Takahashi with Open Hand Chops to Ospreay. Ospreay responds with a Spinning Heel Kick. Ospreay with a Hesitation Dropkick for a two count. Ospreay uppercuts Takahashi. Ospreay applies a leg trapped arm-bar. Takahashi is trying to regain his composure on the outside.

Ospreay whips Takahashi back first across the steel guard rail. Ospreay drives Takahashi shoulder into the steel ring post. Ospreay with an arm-ringer to Takahashi. Ospreay applies a hammer lock on the middle rope. Following a snap mare takeover, Ospreay locks in an abdominal stretch. Ospreay transitions into a rear chin lock. Ospreay blasts Takahashi with a Forearm Smash. Takahashi responds with a Running HeadScissors TakeOver. Takahashi with a Corner Clothesline to Ospreay. Takahashi follows that with a Basement Dropkick. Takahashi with a Shot Gun Dropkick off the ring apron. Takahashi rolls Ospreay back into the ring. Takahashi with a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Takahashi with back elbow smashes to Ospreay. Takahashi with a Pop Up PowerBomb for a two count.

Takahashi delivers stiff knife edge chops in the corner. Ospreay creates distance with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ospreay with a 619 to Takahashi. Ospreay hits The Pip Pip Cheerio. Takahashi avoids The Robinson Special. Takahashi with a Big Boot to Ospreay. Ospreay knocks Takahashi off the ring apron. Ospreay with a Space Fly Tiger Drop. Ospreay with a Lifting Inverted DDT to Takahashi. Following a long Forearm Exchange, Takahashi SuperKicks Ospreay. Takahashi with a German Release Suplex. Ospreay responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ospreay builds more momentum with Two Reverse Hurricanrana’s.

Ospreay goes for The Storm Breaker, but Takahashi counters with  a Sunset Flip PowerBomb. Ospreay and Takahashi crawls to the ring apron. Ospreay fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Ospreay with a Reach Around Kick to Takahashi. Ospreay with a DeadLift SuperPlex. Ospreay has Takahashi draped on the top rope. Ospreay lands The Burning Star Press. Ospreay with a Corkscrew Shooting Star Press for a two count. Takahashi kicks Ospreay in the jaw. Takahashi dishes out another Sunset Flip PowerBomb. Takahashi gets Ospreay trapped in a Triangle Choke.

Ospreay creates distance with a One Arm PowerBomb. Ospreay connects with The Robinson Special. Takahashi blocks the OsCutter. Takahashi with an Avalanche Sunset Bomb to Ospreay. Takahashi with a Dynamite Plunger for a two count. Takahashi goes for The Time Bomb, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay SuperKicks Takahashi. Ospreay drops Takahashi with a Glancing Blow. Takahashi goes back to the Triangle Choke. Takahashi with a ButterFly PileDriver to Ospreay. Takahashi follows that with Turnbuckle Death Valley Driver. Takahashi plants Ospreay with The Time Bomb to pickup the victory. 

Winner: New IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, Hiromu Takahashi via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Tetsuya Naito (c) vs. Chris Jericho For The IWGP Intercontinental Championship 

Jericho attacks Naito before the bell rings. Jericho and Naito starts brawling in the crowd. Jericho blasts Naito with the steel guard rail. Jericho with a Vertical Suplex on the floor. Jericho dumps a camera stand on top of Naito. Jericho brings out a table. Jericho with Muay Thai Knee Strikes to Naito. Jericho PowerBombs Naito through the table. Jericho starts filming his own match. Jericho tells red shoes to shut up. The slugfest continues inside Osaka Jo Hall. Jericho with a Spike DDT on the announce table. Jericho throws Naito over the steel guard rail. Jericho wants red shoes to ring the bell.

Jericho with a lethargic cover for a one count. Jericho transitions into a ground and pound attack. Jericho repeatedly slaps Naito in the face. Jericho drives his knee into the midsection of Naito. Jericho with a Back Breaker to Naito. Jericho follows that with The LionSault for a two count. Jericho is choking Naito in the corner. Jericho delivers multiple knife edge chops. Jericho calls Naito a piece of shit. Naito fires up with multiple haymakers. Jericho rakes the eyes of Naito. Jericho whips Naito back first across the turnbuckle pad. Jericho with a double leg takedown to Naito. Jericho locks in The Walls Of Jericho. Naito crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.

Jericho repeatedly stomps on Naito’s chest. Naito spits at Jericho. Naito Spears Jericho. Naito transitions into a ground and pound attack. Naito Spears Jericho. Naito decks Jericho with a Neck Breaker. Naito follows that with a Sliding Dropkick. Naito hits The Rebound Dropkick. Naito with a Neck Breaker on the floor. Naito finally takes his vest off. Naito is choking Jericho with his button down t-shirt. Naito sends Jericho crashing into the steel guard rail. Naito attacks Jericho with a broken table piece. Naito with a PileDriver on the time keepers table. Naito rolls Jericho back into the ring. Naito with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Naito is bleeding from the left eye.

Naito goes for a Hurricanrana, but Jericho counters with The Walls Of Jericho. Jericho with a palm strike to Naito. Jericho catapults Naito to the top turnbuckle pad. Naito lands a Flying Hurricanrana. Naito with a Swinging DDT for a two count. Naito goes for Gloria, but Jericho counters with a Back Elbow Smash. Jericho locks in The Walls Of Jericho for the third time in this match. Naito hot shots Jericho into the ropes. Jericho blocks The Destino. Jericho rolls Naito over for a two count. Naito decks Jericho with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito connects with The Destino for a two count.

Jericho and Naito are trading back and forth shots. Naito channels his inner Minoru Suzuki. Naito goes for a Flying Forearm Smash, but Jericho counters with a CodeBreaker for a two count. Naito with a Haymaker/Forearm Combination to Jericho. Jericho drops Naito with a Elbow Knockdown. Jericho goes for another LionSault, but Naito gets his knees up in the air. Naito rocks Jericho with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito follows that with Gloria. Jericho shoves Naito into the referee. Jericho low blows Naito. Jericho plants Naito with The Code Breaker to pickup the victory.

Winner: New IWGP Intercontinental Champion, Chris Jericho via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Kenny Omega In A Two Out Of Three Falls Match For The IWGP Heavyweight Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Omega with a waist lock go-behind to Okada. Okada applies a wrist lock. Omega reverses the hold. Omega with a HeadLock TakeOver to Okada. Okada responds with a HeadScissors Escape. Omega floats over into a front facelock. Okada reverses the hold. Okada applies a Cravate. Following a snap mare takeover, Okada applies a rear chin lock. Omega transitions into a hammer lock. Omega with a early cover for a two count. The chain grappling exchange continues in the center of the ring. Omega rams his elbow across Okada’s face. Okada is wrenching on the left leg of Omega. Omega heads to the bottom rope to create separation.

Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Okada backs Omega into the turnbuckle pad. Okada pats Omega on the shoulder. Omega returns the favor. Okada avoids a V-Trigger from Omega. Okada goes for a PowerSlam, but Omega lands back on his feet. Omega kicks Okada in the gut. Omega with a Basement Dropkick to Okada. Okada side steps The Kotaro Krusher. Okada goes for a Rain Maker, but Omega ducks out of the way. Omega gets Okada in position for The One Winged Angel. Okada sends Omega crashing to the outside. Okada and Omega are trading back and forth shots on the floor.

Okada whips Omega into steel guard rail. Okada delivers a Helluva Kick. Okada goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Omega counters with a V-Trigger. Omega bodyslams Okada on the barricade. Omega rolls Okada back into the ring. Omega with a cover for a two count. Omega repeatedly drives his elbow in the chest of Okada. Omega with another cover for a two count. Omega kicks Okada in the back. Okada wants more punishment. Omega with a Sliding Dropkick for a two count. Omega jams Okada’s head on the turnbuckle pad. Omega unloads multiple knife edge chops. Omega with a Running Back Breaker for a two count. Omega applies a rear chin lock. Omega transitions into a Camel Clutch. Okada crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.

Following a Chop/Forearm Exchange, Okada puts down Omega with a FlapJack. Okada ducks a clothesline from Omega. Okada builds more momentum with a Elbow Knockdown. Okada kicks Omega in the gut. Okada with a DDT for a two count. Okada locks in The Cobra Clutch. Omega tosses Okada out of the ring. Okada scores with The SlingShot Crossbody Block. Okada rolls Omega back into the ring. Okada with a Big Boot to Omega. Omega responds with a Snap Hurricanrana. Omega with a Baseball Slide Dropkick. Omega follows that with a Massive SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Omega hits The Kotaro Krusher for a two count. Omega with The Aoi Shoudou. Okada goes for a German Suplex, but Omega lands back on his feet. Omega delivers a clubbing V-Trigger. Okada blocks The Reverse Hurricanrana. Okada with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Okada has wrist control. Omega is trying to wear down Okada in the corner.

Omega places Okada on the top turnbuckle. Omega with a heavy chop to Okada. Okada knocks Omega off the second rope. Omega with a Forearm Smash. Omega goes for an Avalanche Dragon Suplex, but Okada counters with a TombStone PileDriver on the apron. Okada sends Omega crashing into the barricade. Omega is favoring his ribs on the outside. Okada with a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Okada lands a Top Rope Elbow Drop. Okada does his signature Rain Maker Pose. Omega catches Okada off guard with a Snap Dragon Suplex. Omega follows that with a SomerSault Plancha. Omega with a Missile Dropkick across the back of Okada for a two count. Okada decks Omega with a Back Elbow Smash. Omega slaps Okada in the back. Okada blocks The One Winged Angel. Omega with a Deadlift German Suplex for a two count. Okada eats another V-Trigger. Okada fires back with Two Dropkicks. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Omega counters with The V-Trigger for a two count. Omega goes for a PowerBomb, but Okada counters with a Hurricanrana. Okada dishes out another TombStone PileDriver. Okada with a cradle cover to score the first pinfall of the match.

SECOND FALL 

Okada applies a Cravate on the steel railing. Okada bounces Omega’s head on the apron. Okada targets the injured ribs of Omega. Omega thrust the midsection of Okada. Okada shoves Omega off the steel railing. Okada with a Draping DDT on the floor. Omega gets back into the ring at the count of eight. Okada is absorbing stiff knife edge chops from Omega. Okada drops Omega with a Big Boot. Okada goes back to the Cobra Clutch Hold. Omega creates distance with a Stunner. Omega with a Belly to Back Suplex to Okada. Omega follows that with another Belly to Back Suplex on the apron. Omega lays a table flat on top of Okada. Omega with a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Okada sends Omega face first across the steel ring post.

Okada bodyslams Omega. Okada goes for a Senton Splash, but Omega gets his knees up in the air. Okada blocks The Rolling Senton. Okada with a Vertical Suplex to Omega. Okada delivers a Shot Gun Dropkick. Omega has Okada perched on the top turnbuckle. Omega with an Avalanche Shoi Aoudou. Omega unloads clubbing forearm smashes. Omega with a Rolling Senton to Okada. Omega goes for a MoonSault, but Okada gets his knees up in the air. Okada blasts Omega with a Running European Uppercut. Omega ducks a clothesline from Okada. Omega drops Okada with a Swinging DDT. Omega with a clubbing blow to the back of Okada. Okada fights out of The One Winged Angel. Omega with a Reverse Hurricanrana on the floor.

Okada gets back into the ring at the count of nineteen. Okada walks into a V-Trigger from Omega. Omega goes for One Winged Angel, but Okada counters with a Jumping TombStone PileDriver. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Omega counters with a Swinging Uranage Slam. Following another long forearm exchange, Okada dropkicks Omega. Omega responds with a dropkick of his own. Omega with a Pop Up PowerBomb to Okada. Omega hits The Jay Driller for a two count. Omega unloads more V-Triggers. Omega connects with The One Winged Angel. We’re all tied up.

THIRD FALL 

Omega starts the third fall with a V-Trigger. Omega goes for One Winged Angel, but Okada counters with The Rain Maker. Okada with a double axe handle to the back of Omega. Okada levels Omega with Three Uppercuts. Okada goes for a dropkick, but Omega holds onto the ropes. Omega is dishing out palm strikes across the back of Okada. Omega connects with The Styles Clash for a two count. Omega with a Super V-Trigger to Okada. Omega’s back starts giving out.

Omega with a Cradle PileDriver for a two count. Omega goes for a Phoenix Splash, but Okada ducks out of the way. Omega brings Okada to V-Trigger City. Okada dropkicks Omega. Okada couldn’t follow through with the Rain Maker. Okada and Omega avoid the referee’s ten count. Okada slams Omega’s head on the canvas. Okada and Omega with a Open Hand Chop Exchange. Omega HeadButts Okada. Okada fires back with Two Rain Maker.

Okada goes for the Finishing Rain Maker, but Omega counters with Two German Suplex’s. Okada applies a waist lock. Omega spikes Okada with a Reverse Hurricanrana. Omega goes for a V-Trigger, but Okada counters with a Dropkick. Omega dumps Okada with The One Winged Angel. Omega rocks Okada with a Vicious V-Trigger. Omega plants Okada with The One Winged Angel to pickup the victory.

Winner: New IWGP World Heavyweight Champion, Kenny Omega 2-1 via Pinfall 

Check Out Episode 109 of The Josh Lopez Wrestling Podcast 

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