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NJPW Dominion 2019 Results

NJPW Dominion 2019
June 9, 2019
Osaka Jo Hall
Osaka, Japan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Jon Moxley vs. Shota Umino 

Umino start things off with a SomerSault Plancha. Umino rolls Moxley back into the ring. Umino delivers a Missile Dropkick. Umino is fired up. Moxley clotheslines Umino. Moxley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Moxley with clubbing elbow smashes across the forehead of Umino. Moxley unloads two knife edge chops. Moxley pie faces Umino. Moxley with a Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Moxley with an elbow drop for a two count. Moxley locks in The STF. Umino crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Moxley with two haymakers. Umino is throwing forearms at Moxley. Moxley HeadButts Umino. Umino dropkicks Moxley. Umino follows that with a German Suplex. Umino goes for a Fisherman’s Suplex, but Moxley blocks it. Moxley with a forearm smash. Moxley hits The X-Plex for a two count. Moxley plants Umino with The Dirty Deeds to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jon Moxley via Pinfall 

Second Match: Shingo Takagi vs. Satoshi Kojima 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Takagi backs Kojima into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Takagi pats Kojima in the chest. Takagi fires off a knife edge chop. Kojima kicks Takagi in the gut. Kojima applies a side headlock. Takagi drops Kojima with a shoulder tackle. Forearm Exchange. Takagi HeadButts Kojima. Kojima responds with a shoulder tackle. Kojima with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Takagi slams Kojima’s head on the ring apron. Awesome Forearm Exchange on the floor. Both men get back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Takagi applies a front face lock. Takagi transitions into the cravate. Takagi rams his elbow across the back of Kojima. Takagi blocks a boot from Kojima. Takagi with a chop/forearm combination. Takagi goes for a Diving Elbow Smash, but Kojima ducks out of the way. Machine Gun Chops. Kojima with a Running Forearm Smash. Kojima plays to the crowd.

Takagi prevents the Top Rope Elbow Drop. Kojima goes for The Koji Cutter, but Takagi counters with a Death Valley Driver on the ring apron. Kojima clotheslines the back of Takagi’s knee. Kojima with a Spike DDT on the apron. Kojima follows that with another Koji Cutter for a two count. Kojima puts Takagi on the top turnbuckle. Kojima slaps Takagi in the chest. Kojima with an Avalanche Koji Cutter for a two count. Kojima goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Takagi lands back on his feet. Takagi with a waist lock go-behind. Kojima with rapid fire elbow strikes. Takagi answers back with his combination offense. Takagi with a Running Knee Lift. Takagi with a Vertical Suplex. Takagi goes for Noshigami, but Kojima blocks it.

Takagi drives his knee into the midsection of Kojima. Takagi with a double hand chop. Kojima negates The Pumping Bomber. Kojima drops Takagi with a Western Lariat. Kojima hits The Brain Buster for a two count. Takagi is on rubber legs. Takagi drops Kojima with a DDT. Takagi with a corner clothesline. Kojima leans into Two Pumping Bombers. Kojima delivers a big lariat. Takagi responds with a Pumping Bomber for a one count. Takagi and Kojima are trading back and forth shots. Kojima goes for a Discus Lariat, but Takagi counters with a PumpHandle Half Nelson Driver for a two count. Takagi connects with The Pumping Bomber. Takagi plants Kojima with Last Of The Dragon to pickup the victory.

Winner: Shingo Takagi via Pinfall 

Third Match: Jushin Thunder Liger & Yoshi Hashi vs. Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr 

Suzuki Gun attacks Liger and Hashi before the bell rings. Sabre uppercuts Hashi. Hashi responds with a forearm smash. Hashi kicks Sabre in the gut. Liger and Suzuki continues to brawl around the ringside area. Hashi attacks the back of Sabre’s neck. Liger with three open hand chops. Suzuki dumps two barricades on top of Liger. Sabre attacks the left shoulder of Hashi. Sabre locks in The STF. Sabre with the cover for a two count. Sabre brings Hashi to the corner. Sabre tags in Suzuki. Following a snap mare takeover, Suzuki kicks Hashi in the back. The referee is distracted by Liger. Suzuki Gun with a Knee Bar/Kimura Lock Combination. Hashi is throwing forearms at Suzuki. Hashi with a knife edge chop. Suzuki responds with a nasty forearm smash. Suzuki Gun are cutting the ring in half.

Sabre kicks Hashi in the head. Sabre talks smack to Hashi. Sabre continues to toy around with Hashi. Sabre pie faces Hashi. Sabre with an OverHead Kick to the left wrist of Hashi. Sabre tags in Suzuki. Suzuki delivers a Helluva Kick. Suzuk hits The PK for a two count. Liger is trying to wake up Hashi. Suzuki punches Liger. Suzuki drives his knee into the midsection of Hashi. Hashi reverses out of the irish whip from Suzuki. Hashi with a blistering chop. Suzuki stomps on Hashi’s back. Hashi drops Suzuki with a Spinning Wheel Kick. Hashi tags in Liger. Liger with flurry of Shotei’s. Suzuki kicks Liger in the gut. Open Hand Chop Exchange. Suzuki applies a side headlock. Suzuki HeadButts Liger. Suzuki transitions into a ground and pound attack. Suzuki applies a Cross-Arm-Breaker. Suzuki tells Liger to bring it. Suzuki with a straight right hand. Suzuki applies a sleeper hold. Suzuki goes for a Gotch Style PileDriver, but Liger blocks it. Suzuki with a High Knee Lift. Liger HeadButts Suzuki. Liger hits The Brain Buster. Hashi and Sabre are tagged in.

Hashi ducks a clothesline from Sabre. Hashi fires off a knife edge chop. Hashi drops Sabre with The Head Hunter. Hashi with a Running Chop in the corner. Hashi dropkicks the back of Sabre for a two count. Sabre with a guillotine choke. Sabre transitions into the cross-arm-breaker. Liger unloads two knife edge chops. Stereo Cobra Twists from Suzuki Gun. Hashi walks towards the middle rope to force the break. Suzuki repeatedly stomps on Liger’s chest. Liger sends Suzuki crashing into the steel barricade. Hashi clotheslines Sabre. Hashi goes for Karma, but Sabre counters with a Front Chancery. Sabre hyperextends the left shoulder of Hashi. Hashi goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Sabre lands back on his feet. Sabre applies a sleeper hold. Hashi arm-drags out of the hold. Sabre and Hashi are trading back and forth shots. Hashi connects with Kinkoji to pickup the victory.

Winner: Jushin Thunder Liger & Yoshi Hashi via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, and Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Jay White, Taiji Ishimori, and Chase Owens in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Robinson and Owens will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Owens applies a wrist lock. Robinson reverses the hold. Owens applies a side headlock. Robinson with a waist lock takedown. Robinson grapples around Owens. Owens backs Robinson into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Owens with a vicious back elbow smash. Owens punches the injured left eye of Robinson. Robinson fires back with a Juice Jab/Chop Combination. Robinson with a Corner Clothesline. Owens avoids The Running Cannonball Strike. Robinson tells Owens to bring it. Taguchi and Ishimori are tagged in. Ishimori has no time for Taguchi’s games. Ishimori kicks Taguchi in the gut. Ishimori applies a side headlock. Taguchi drops downs on the canvas. Taguchi leapfrogs over Ishimori. Ishimori somersaults over Taguchi. Taguchi goes for a Running Hip Attack, but Ishimori counters with an Atomic Drop. Taguchi reverses out of the irish whip from Ishimori. Taguchi with Two Corner Hip Attacks. Bullet Club clears the ring.

Pier six brawl on the outside. Ishimori runs Taguchi into the steel barricade. White and Tanahashi are brawling in the crowd. White stomps on the left shoulder of Tanahashi. Ishimori with the cover for a two count. Ishimori tags in Owens. Owens is putting the boots to Taguchi. Owens slams Taguchi’s head on the right boot of White. Owens tags in White. White repeatedly drives Taguchi back first into the edge of the ring frame. More dirty tactics from Bullet Club. White hooks the leg for a two count. White applies a side headlock. Taguchi with shots to the midsection of White. White reverses out of the irish whip from Taguchi. White dodges a Desperation Hip Attack. White with an Atomic Drop. White goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Taguchi lands back on his feet. Taguchi ducks a clothesline from White. Taguchi finally hits The Hip Attack. Taguchi tags in Tanahashi.

Tanahashi is throwing forearms at White. Tanahashi with a running forearm knockdown. Tanahashi knocks Ishimori and Owens off the ring apron. Tanahashi drops White with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Tanahashi is fired up. Tanahashi with a SomerSault Senton for a two count. Tanahashi plays to the crowd. White negates The SlingBlade. White with a knife edge chop. White with a Snap Saito Suplex. Tanahashi takes a ride on The Bullet Club Train. White with a Twisting Vertical Suplex for a two count. White goes for The Blade Runner, but Tanahashi blocks it. Tanahashi with an Open Palm Strike. Owens knocks Robinson off the ring apron. Owens drags White to the corner. Owens tags himself in. Owens with a Running Forearm Smash. Owens follows that with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. Owens goes for a Package PileDriver, but Robinson gets in the way. Owens SuperKicks Robinson. Taguchi kicks Owens in the gut. Owens side steps The Hip Attack. Owens drops Tanahashi with Jewel Heist. Owens goes for The Package PileDriver, but Tanahashi counters with a double leg takedown. Owens slips out of The Texas CloverLeaf. Robinson nails White with The Left Hand Of God. Tanahashi plants Owens with a Modified SlingBlade to pickup the victory.

Winner: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, and Ryusuke Taguchi via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Taichi (c) vs. Tomohiro Ishii For The NEVER OpenWeight Championship

 Taichi slithers to the outside after the bell rings. Taichi takes a lap around the ringside area. Ishii tells Taichi to bring it. Ishii lays on his back. Taichi repeatedly stomps on Ishii’s chest. Taichi toys around with Ishii. Ishii is pissed. Taichi talks smack to Ishii. Ishii drops Taichi with a straight right hand. Ishii unloads three knife edge chops. Ishii rakes the eyes of Taichi. Taichi with a Big Boot. Ishii responds with a shoulder tackle. Ishii kicks Taichi in the back. Ishii says that Taichi doesn’t need his stupid microphone. Ishii is going to teach Taichi a lesson. Ishii repeatedly kicks Taichi in the back. That leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Chop/Hamstring Kick Exchange. Ishii slaps Taichi in the face. Taichi responds with a brutal palm strike.

Taichi stomps on Ishii’s back. Taichi with clubbing mid-kicks in the corner. Taichi with a RoundHouse Kick to the chest of Ishii. Following a snap mare takeover, Taichi kicks Ishii in the back. Taichi goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Ishii blocks it. Ishii with a flurry of headbutts. Taichi responds with a low kick. Ishii PowerSlams Taichi. Ishii delivers his chop/forearm combination. Taichi with a Spinning Back Kick. Taichi side steps Ishii into the white and orange turnbuckle pad. Taichi drills Ishii with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Taichi rips off his pants. Ishii goes for a Vertical Drop Brain Buster, but Taichi blocks it. Ishii with a single leg takedown. Taichi nails Ishii with another Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishii negates The Axe Bomber. Taichi with a High Head Kick. Taichi with an Axe Bomber across the back of Ishii’s beck. Taichi with a Saito Suplex for a two count. Ishii responds with a Delayed Saito Suplex.

Taichi with a Big Boot. Taichi repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Ishii. Ishii wants more punishment. Ishii with a German Suplex. Taichi ducks a clothesline from Ishii. Taichi shoves the referee into Ishii. Ishii blocks a low blow from Taichi. Ishii with Two HeadButts. Ishii drops Taichi with a Discus Lariat. Ishii with a Running Clothesline for a two count. Taichi avoids The Sliding Lariat. Taichi with a Low Angle Kick. Taichi follows that with a Sliding Axe Bomber. Taichi with The Gedo Clutch for a two count. Taichi with an Inside Out Axe Bomber. Taichi locks in The Stretch Plum. Ishii refuses to quit. Taichi with a Buzzsaw Kick.

Taichi goes for Black Mephsito, but Ishii blocks it. Ishii goes for a PowerBomb, but Taichi lands back on his feet. Taichi delivers another head kick. Taichi connects with The Last Ride for a two count. Ishii blocks a SuperKick from Taichi. Ishii with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishii tells Taichi to get up. Taichi with a Spinning Back Kick. Ishii with combination forearm strikes. Taichi with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ishii shrugs it off. Ishii with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Ishii goes for a Vertical Drop Brain Buster, but Taichi lands back on his feet. Taichi with combination forearm strikes. Ishii PowerBombs Taichi. Ishii hits The Sliding Lariat for a two count. Ishii plants Taichi with The Vertical Drop Brain Buster to pickup the victory.

Winner: New NEVER OpenWeight Champion, Tomohiro Ishii via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: The Guerrillas Of Destiny (c) w/Jado vs. EVIL & Sanada For The IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship 

Tama Tonga and Sanada will start things off. Sanada poses for the Osaka Crowd. How about some love for The Good Bad Guy? Sanada dives over Tonga. Tonga goes for a Hip Toss, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada avoids The SuperMan Punch. Sanada leapfrogs over Tonga. Sanada with a double leg takedown. Tonga escapes The Paradise Lock. Tonga scrambles to the corner. Tonga is flustered. EVIL and Loa are tagged in. EVIL kicks Loa in the gut. EVIL applies a side headlock. EVIL goes for two shoulder tackles, but Loa stands still. Loa talks smack to EVIL. EVIL ducks a clothesline from Loa. EVIL shoves Loa into Tonga. EVIL drops Loa with a shoulder tackle. EVIL stomps on the left knee of Loa. EVIL unloads three knife edge chops. EVIL with the cover for a one count. EVIL kicks Loa in the gut. EVIL is distracted by Jado. Standing Switch Exchange. The referee is trying to get Sanada out of the ring. Jado drills EVIL with the kendo stick. Tonga knocks Sanada off the ring apron. Loa with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike off the apron. Tonga sends Sanada crashing into the steel barricade. Loa bounces EVIL’s head on the apron. Jado continues to attack EVIL behind the referee’s back. GOD are cutting the ring in half.

Tonga rolls EVIL back into the ring. Loa HeadButts EVIL. Loa kicks EVIL in the gut. Loa with a forearm smash. Loa with a corner clothesline. Loa follows that with a Jumping Knee Strike for a two count. Loa tags in EVIL. Loa bodyslams EVIL. Tonga with a SlingShot Corkscrew Splash. Tonga is raining down haymakers. Tonga with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Tonga applies a front face lock. Tonga tags in Loa. GOD with Stereo Dropkicks for a two count. Loa blasts Sanada off the ring apron. Loa runs EVIL into the red turnbuckle pad. Loa tags in Tonga. Tonga with a Corner Dropkick. EVIL is having a hard time creating separation. Loa with a SlingShot Senton for a two count. Loa reverses out of the irish whip from EVIL. Loa with a forearm smash. Loa goes for a Running PowerSlam, but EVIL lands back on his feet. EVIL throws the right leg of Loa at the referee. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Loa. EVIL tags in Sanada.

Tonga with a back elbow smash. Tonga punches Sanada in the back. Sanada side steps Loa into the white and orange turnbuckle pad. Sanada dropkicks the left knee of Tonga. Sanada with a leg takedown. Sanada gets Loa trapped in The Paradise Lock. Sanada with a double leapfrog. Sanada dropkicks Tonga to the floor. Sanada with Two SlingShot Crossbody Blocks. Sanada is fired up. Sanada delivers a low dropkick for a two count. Loa applies a side headlock. Sanada goes for a Hurricanrana, but Loa counters with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Loa tags in Tonga. Tonga knocks EVIL off the ring apron. Loa drives Sanada back first into the turnbuckle pad. Tonga with a Stinger Splash. Tonga taunts the Osaka Crowd. Probably not a smart decision. Sanada with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Sanada tags in EVIL. EVIL knocks Loa off the ring apron. LIJ are double teaming Tonga. EVIL with a SuperPlex. Sanada follows that with a Standing MoonSault.

EVIL applies The Scorpion Death Lock. Loa breaks the submission hold. Loa is throwing haymakers at LIJ. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Loa. Sanada kicks Loa in the chest. EVIL drops Loa with a Running Lariat. EVIL ducks a clothesline from Tonga. Sanada with a Big Boot. EVIL thrust kicks the midsection of Tonga. Sanada wraps this sequence with a Belly to Back Suplex. LIJ goes for The Magic Killer, but Loa gets in the way. Loa goes for a German Suplex, but Sanada lands back on his feet. Sanada locks in Skull End. Jado is running interference. Tonga goes for a Reverse DDT, but EVIL counters with The Scorpion Death Lock. GOD refuses to quit. Jado pulls the referee out of the ring. Jado attacks LIJ with the kendo stick. Bushi spits mist into Jado’s eyes. Bushi nails Jado with the kendo stick. Bushi lands a Suicide Dive. Tonga negates The Magic Killer. Tonga rolls EVIL over with a hand full of tights to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions, The Guerrillas Of Destiny via Pinfall 

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

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ospreay goes for a wrist lock takedown, but Lee lands back on his feet. Lee goes for a snap mare takeover, but this time Ospreay lands back on his feet. Lee applies a side headlock. Ospreay drops down on the canvas. Ospreay leapfrogs over Lee. Lee goes for a Hurricanrana, but Ospreay cartwheels back on his feet. Ospreay avoids a Pump Kick from Lee. Lee negates The OsCutter. Lee goes for Desnucadora, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Double Dropkick leads us to a standoff in the center of the ring. Lee drops Ospreay with a sliding dropkick. Lee fish hooks Ospreay. Lee backs Ospreay into the ropes. Lee blasts Ospreay with a knife edge chop. Lee with a forearm smash. Lee sends Ospreay across the ring. Ospreay with a High Head Kick. Ospreay hits The 619. Lee heads to the outside. Ospreay with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Ospreay with a blistering chop. Ospreay rolls Lee back into the ring.

Ospreay with the cover for a one count. Ospreay with a straight right hand. Ospreay with a running elbow knockdown for a one count. Ospreay wraps his leg around the left shoulder of Lee. Ospreay with a bridging arm-bar. Ospreay unloads two knife edge chops. Lee is throwing forearms at Ospreay. Ospreay with a Spinning Back Kick. Lee launches Ospreay to the ring apron. Ospreay with a forearm smash. Ospreay goes for Pip Pip Cheerio, but Lee counters with a STO. Ospreay with a Running European Uppercut. Ospreay goes for a ShotGun Meteora, but Lee ducks out of the way. Lee with rapid fire forearm shivers. Lee with a Shibata Dropkick. Lee follows that with a Suplex Toss for a two count. Lee kicks the left shoulder of Ospreay. Ospreay responds with a HandSpring Enzuigiri. Ospreay plays to the crowd. Ospreay hits Pip Pip Cheerio for a two count. Lee avoids The Sasuke Special. Lee with a Pump Knee Strike. Lee with three forearm smashes. Lee delivers a Suicide Dive over the steel barricade.

Lee rolls Ospreay back into the ring. Lee goes for a DeadLift German Suplex, but Ospreay blocks it. Lee with a Bridging Straight Jacket German Suplex for a two count. Lee gets Ospreay tied in the tree of woe. Forearm Exchange on the top turnbuckle. Lee HeadButts Ospreay in the chest. Ospreay with a double boot which sends Lee crashing to the outside. Ospreay drops Lee with a Corkscrew MoonSault. Ospreay follows that with Bloody Sunday for a two count. Ospreay nails Lee with a Hook Kick. Lee negates The Storm Breaker. Ospreay repeatedly kicks Lee in the chest. A flurry of reversals. Lee drops Ospreay with a Spinning DDT. Lee goes for a Float Over Suplex, but Ospreay counters with a Standing OsCutter. Ospreay and Lee are trading back and forth shots. Ospreay decks Lee with The Hook Kick. Lee goes for a Rebound German Suplex, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay dropkicks the chest of Lee. Lee responds with a Pump Knee Strike. Lee with a Reverse Hurricanrana. Ospreay with a Standing Spanish Fly for a two count. Ospreay is trying to create separation. Lee SuperKicks Ospreay.

Lee goes for an Over The Rope FrankenSteiner off the ring apron, but Ospreay somehow lands back on his feet. Lee is shocked. Ospreay with a Pop Up PowerBomb on the apron. Ospreay follows that with a Shooting Star Press for a two count. Ospreay delivers The Robinson Special. Ospreay goes for The OsCutter, but Lee counters with a Pump Knee Strike in mid-air. Lee with long range forearm strikes. Ospreay with an Apron Enzuigiri. Lee lands a Flying Double Foot Stomp. Ospreay gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Lee drills Ospreay with a Running Pump Knee Strike in the corner. Ospreay negates The Desnucadora. Ospreay with a High Head Kick. Lee goes for The STO, but Ospreay lands back on his feet. Ospreay goes for The Liger Bomb, but Lee counters with The Canadian Destroyer. Lee with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. Lee pulls down his right knee pad. Lee with a Pump Knee Strike. Ospreay with Two Hook Kicks. Ospreay drops Lee with The Hidden Blade. Ospreay connects with The OsCutter. Ospreay plants Lee with The Storm Breaker to pickup the victory.

Winner: New IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, Will Ospreay via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Kota Ibushi (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito For The IWGP Intercontinental Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Ibushi applies a side headlock. Naito with shots to the midsection of Ibushi. Naito drops down on the canvas. Ibushi ducks a clothesline from Naito. Ibushi leapfrogs over Naito. Naito goes for a sunset flip, but Ibushi lands back on his feet. Naito dodges The PK. Naito with an arm-drag takedown. Ibushi responds with a headscissors neck lock. Ibushi drops Naito with a Mid-Kick. Ibushi stomps on Naito’s back. Ibushi sends Naito across the ring. Naito with a back elbow smash. Ibushi kicks Naito in the gut. Naito with a Hip Toss. Naito dropkicks the back of Ibushi’s head. Tranquilo Pose. Naito kicks Ibushi in the face. Naito with a NeckBreaker onto the knee. Naito with a modified full nelson lock. Ibushi puts his foot on the bottom rope to force the break. Naito ignores the referee’s five count. Naito with a straight right hand. Ibushi responds with two forearm smashes. Naito spits at Ibushi. Naito repeatedly stomps on Ibushi’s back. Naito stands on Ibushi’s back. Naito with a corner dropkick. Naito sweeps the legs of Ibushi. Naito hits The Combination Cabron.

Naito with the lateral press for a two count. Naito spits at Red Shoes. Naito toys around with Ibushi. Ibushi is pissed. Ibushi is throwing forearms at Naito. Naito rakes the eyes of Ibushi. Ibushi reverses out of the irish whip from Naito. Naito with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Ibushi responds with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Ibushi delivers his combination offense. Ibushi dives over Naito. Ibushi with a Snap Hurricanrana. Naito heads to the outside. Ibushi with a SlingShot Corkscrew Pescado for a two count. Standing Switch Exchange. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito goes for a Flying Forearm Smash, but Ibushi counters with a Half and Half Suplex. Naito hits The Satellite DDT. Naito with a one legged dropkick for a two count. Naito is mauling Ibushi in the corner. Naito puts Ibushi on the top turnbuckle. Naito attacks the back of Ibushi. Naito goes for a Top Rope FrankenSteiner, but Ibushi blocks it. Ibushi with a Back Flip Kick.

Ibushi goes for a Deadlift German Suplex off the second rope, but Naito blocks it. Naito with a flurry of european uppercuts. Ibushi negates The Apron PileDriver. Naito with two elbow smashes. Naito kicks Ibushi in the face. Naito with a vicious Snap German Suplex on the ring apron. Ibushi gets back in the ring at the count of nineteen. Naito with an Avalanche Reverse FrankenSteiner for a two count. Naito goes for The Destino, but Ibushi counters with a Cradle PileDriver. Naito and Ibushi are trading back and forth shots. Naito with clubbing headbutts. Ibushi responds with a palm strike. Ibushi drops Naito with an Inside Out Lariat. Naito dodges The BomaYe. Naito with a Dragon Suplex. Naito connects with The Destino for a two count. Naito goes for another Destino, but Ibushi counters with The GTS. Ibushi hits The Last Ride for a two count. Ibushi goes for The Kamigoye, but Naito counters with a Desperation DDT. Naito with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naito with a Tornado Reverse DDT for a two count. Ibushi negates The Destino. Naito hits a Reverse Hurricanrana. Naito connects with The Valentia for a two count. Naito plants Ibushi with The Destino to pickup the victory.

Winner: New IWGP Intercontinental Champion, Tetsuya Naito via Pinfall 

Ninth Match: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Chris Jericho For The IWGP Heavyweight Championship 

Okada throws his jacket at Jericho before the bell rings. Jericho talks smack to the Osaka crowd. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Jericho shoves Okada. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Okada backs Jericho into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Okada pats Jericho in the chest. Jericho responds with an eye poke. Jericho unloads two knife edge chops. Jericho drops Okada with a running haymaker. Jericho slaps Okada in the back of the head. Okada with rapid fire haymakers. Jericho heads to the outside. Okada chases Jericho around the ringside area. Jericho ducks a clothesline from Okada. Okada with a Big Boot. Okada goes for a Missile Dropkick, but Jericho counters with The Walls Of Jericho. Jericho with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Okada tumbles into press row. Jericho starts throwing chairs around the ringside area. Jericho slams Okada’s head on a table. Jericho with a DDT on the table. Jericho plays around with the time keepers bell.

Jericho with clubbing elbow smashes. Jericho brings out a table from under the ring. Jericho repeatedly punches Okada in the back. Jericho goes for a PowerBomb, but Okada blocks it. Okada drives Jericho back first into the barricade. Jericho kicks Okada in the jaw. Jericho delivers The Winnipeg Salute. Jericho with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Jericho with a Belly to Back Suplex. Jericho pie faces Red Shoes. Jericho with three back elbow smashes. Jericho repeatedly slaps Okada in the face. Okada fires back with forearm shivers. Jericho dropkicks Okada. Jericho puts his left knee on the back of Okada’s neck. Jericho is choking Okada with his boot. Jericho with a Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Jericho with three knife edge chops. Okada kicks Jericho in the chest. Forearm Exchange. Okada drops Jericho with a FlapJack.

Okada with two back elbow strikes. Okada ducks a clothesline from Jericho. Okada with a running elbow knockdown. Okada with a Diving Back Elbow Smash. Okada follows that with a DDT. Okada with a Big Boot that sends Jericho over the barricade. Okada goes for a Running Splash, but Jericho counters with The CodeBreaker. Okada gets back in the ring at the count of sixteen. Jericho with the cover for a two count. Jericho is lighting up Okada’s chest. A flurry of reversals. Okada goes for The TombStone PileDriver, but Jericho counters with The Walls Of Jericho. Okada crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Jericho argues with Red Shoes. Okada dropkicks Jericho. Okada side steps Jericho into the turnbuckle pad. Okada dropkicks Jericho in mid-air. Okada hits The TombStone PileDriver. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Jericho counters with The Tiger Bomb for a two count. Jericho goes for The CodeBreaker, but Okada counters with Reverse NeckBreaker for a two count.

Okada rams his shoulders into the midsection of Jericho. Okada and Jericho are trading back and forth shots. Jericho slams Okada’s head on the red turnbuckle pad. Jericho with a SpringBoard Dropkick. Jericho goes for a SuperPlex, but Okada counters with a Front Suplex. Okada follows that with a Diving Elbow Drop. Rain Maker Pose. Jericho negates The Rain Maker. Jericho with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Second Forearm Exchange. Jericho slaps Okada in the chest. Okada with two forearm smashes. Okada uppercuts Jericho. Okada goes for a dropkick, but Jericho holds onto the ropes. Jericho delivers The LionSault for a two count. Jericho brutally kicks Okada in the corner. Okada with a ShotGun Dropkick. Now Okada is giving Jericho a taste of his own medicine. Jericho connects with The CodeBreaker for a two count. Jericho tells Okada to stay down. Jericho removes the white and orange turnbuckle pad. Jericho calls Okada a stupid son of a bitch. Jericho goes for a Lawn Dart, but Okada lands back on his feet. Okada with a German Suplex.

Jericho goes for The Rain Maker, but Okada counters with The CodeBreaker for a two count. Okada with a Spinning TombStone PileDriver. Okada goes for The Rain Maker, but Jericho counters with The Walls Of Jericho. Okada refuses to quit. Jericho transitions into The Lion Tamer. Okada is displaying his fighting spirit. Okada finally spins out of the submission hold. Jericho side steps Okada into the exposed steel. Jericho clotheslines Okada. Okada avoids The Judas Effect. Jericho goes for The CodeBreaker, but Okada rolls him over to pickup the victory. After the match, Jericho attacks Okada from behind. Jericho wraps a chair around Okada’s neck. Jericho sends Okada neck first across the steel ring post. Jericho goes for a PowerBomb, but Hiroshi Tanahashi gets in the way. Jericho starts running away from Tanahashi. Jericho says that The Painmaker never losses. Jericho is best in the world especially in this bullshit country of Japan. Jericho says that he’ll see Okada later. Hiroshi Tanahashi helps Okada to the backstage area to close the show.

Winner: Still IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Kazuchika Okada via Pinfall 

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