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NJPW DOMINION PPV RESULTS
JUNE 11, 2017
AIRED LIVE ON NJPWWORLD.COM
Results courtesy of puroresuspirit.net
Pre-show: David Finlay & Tomoyuki Oka & Shota Umino beat Hirai Kawato & Katsuya Kitamura & Tetsuhiro Yagi when Finlay pinned Yagi at 7:37.
(1) Togi Makabe & Yuji Nagata & Tiger Mask W & Tiger Mask IV vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima & Manabu Nakanishi & Jushin Thunder Liger when Makabe pinned Nakanishi with the King Kong Knee Drop at 7:01.
(2) NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Championship Gauntlet Match: NEVER Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Champions SANADA & EVIL & BUSHI beat Ryusuke Taguchi & Juice Robinson & Ricochet and Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI and Bad Luck Fale & Hangman Page & Yujiro Takahashi and Zack Sabre Jr. & Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi
~ Yano eliminated Yujiro and his team via pin-fall at 6:01
~ Sabre eliminated Yano and his team with a European Clutch at :43
~ Robinson eliminated Taichi and his team after hitting the Pulp Friction at 4:53
Winner: BUSHI pinned Taguchi after hitting the MX at 7:02 to retain the Never Openweight 6 Man Tag Team Championship.
(3) The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson) beat RPG Vice (Trent & Rocky Romero) to become the new IWGP Jr. Hvt. Tag Team Champions after Nick submitted Romero with a sharpshooter at 14:14.
(4) G.O.D (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa beat War Machine (Raymond Rowe & Hanson) to become the new IWGP Hvt. Tag Team Champions at 10:43.
(5) Cody (Rhodes) beat Michael Elgin with the Cross Rhodes at 11:53.
(6) KUSHIDA beat Hiromu Takahashi via submission to become the new IWGP Jr. Hvt. Championship with the Hoverboard Lock at 19:12. After the match, BUSHI sprayed mist into KUSHIDA’s face to set himself up as his first challenger.
(7) NEVER Openweight Champion Minoru Suzuki beat Hirooki Goto after a Gotch piledriver at 16:00 in a Lumberjack Death Match. After the match, YOSHI-HASHI challenged Suzuki for the NEVER Openweight Championship.
(8) Hiroshi Tanahashi beat Tetsuya Naito with a Texas Cloverleaf to become the new IWGP IC Champion at 25:56.
(9) IWGP Hvt. Champion Kuzuchika Okada vs. Kenny Omega went to a 60 minute time limit draw. (60:00).
Cody confronted Okada backstage after the match and indicated he wanted to be the next challenger for the IWGP Hvt. Championship.
Radican Note: I will have much more to say about this match in the coming days. This was the best match I have ever seen and I highly suggest watching the replay on NJPWWorld.com.