Elimination match headlines NJPW Road to Dominion

150628_njpwA rare elimination match headlines tonight’s NJPW Road to Dominion event at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, pitting five members of the Chaos stable against their Dominion opponents.

Kazushi Sakuraba, Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano, and Yoshi-Hashi collide with Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Katsuyori Shibata, Togi Makabe, and Tomoaki Honma in the 10-man main event.

Nakamura will challenge Goto for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship in one of the featured matches at next weekend’s Dominion event. Ishii and Makabe will clash over the Never Openweight Championship in Osaka.

With such high-profile matches just days away, all 10 men will be desperate to score the win tonight and head into Dominion with momentum on their side.

Road to Dominion will also see two New Zealanders in action.

Bad Luck Fale will represent Bullet Club when he tags with Kenny Omega and Tama Tonga against Kushida, Manabu Nakanishi, and Tetsuiya Naito, one of Fale’s Dominion opponents.

Jay White has the opportunity to face former IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Ryusuke Taguchi in a rare singles match for the young New Zealander.

NJPW Road to Dominion airs live tonight, June 28, on NJPW World from 9.30pm.

NJPW Road to Dominion Card:

  • Elimination Match:
    Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Katsuyori Shibata, Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs. Kazushi Sakuraba, Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano & Yoshi-Hashi
  • Beretta, Kazuchika Okada & Rocky Romero vs. Doc Gallows, “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson & Yujiro Takahashi
  • Bad Luck Fale, Kenny Omega & Tama Tonga vs. Kushida, Manabu Nakanishi & Tetsuya Naito
  • Captain New Japan & Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima
  • Mascara Dorada vs. Yohei Komatsu
  • David Finlay vs. Jushin “Thunder” Liger
  • Tiger Mask vs. Sho Tanaka
  • Jay White vs. Ryusuke Taguchi