NJPW Dominion

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Dominion is an annual professional wrestling event promoted by New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). The event has been held annually since 2009 as a pay-per-view (PPV). From 2013 to 2014, the event also aired outside of Japan as an internet pay-per-view (iPPV). Since 2015, the event has aired worldwide on NJPW's internet streaming site, New Japan Pro Wrestling World. Dominion is the first major event following the Best of the Super Juniors tournament and usually includes a match, where the tournament winner challenges for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, assuming the champion has not won the tournament. The first six Dominions took place in June, but in 2015, the event was moved to July.

Events[edit]

# Event Date City Venue Attendance Main event Ref(s)
1 Dominion 6.20 June 20, 2009 Osaka Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium 5,800 Manabu Nakanishi (c) versus Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship [1]
2 Dominion 6.19 June 19, 2010 Osaka Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium 5,500 Togi Makabe (c) versus Go Shiozaki for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship [2]
3 Dominion 6.18 June 18, 2011 Osaka Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium 6,200 Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) versus Hirooki Goto for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship [3][4]
4 Dominion 6.16 June 16, 2012 Osaka Bodymaker Colosseum 6,850 Kazuchika Okada (c) versus Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship [5][6]
5 Dominion 6.22 June 22, 2013 Osaka Bodymaker Colosseum 7,240 Kazuchika Okada (c) versus Togi Makabe for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship [7][8][9][10]
6 Dominion 6.21 June 21, 2014 Osaka Bodymaker Colosseum 7,300 Shinsuke Nakamura (c) versus Bad Luck Fale for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship [11][12][13]
7 Dominion 7.5 in Osaka-jo Hall July 5, 2015 Osaka Osaka-jō Hall N/A A.J. Styles (c) versus Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship [14]
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

Results[edit]

2009[edit]

Main article: Dominion 6.20

2010[edit]

Main article: Dominion 6.19

2011[edit]

Main article: Dominion 6.18

2012[edit]

Main article: Dominion 6.16

2013[edit]

Main article: Dominion 6.22

2014[edit]

Main article: Dominion 6.21

2015[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dominion 6.20". New Japan Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Dominion 6.19". New Japan Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Dominion 6.18". New Japan Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ 王者・棚橋がV5 次は後藤とタッグ王座挑戦へ=新日本プロレス. Sports Navi (in Japanese). Yahoo!. June 19, 2011. Archived from the original on June 23, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dominion 6.16". New Japan Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ "新日本プロレス「Dominion 6.16」". Sports Navi (in Japanese). Yahoo!. June 16, 2012. Archived from the original on June 18, 2012. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Dominion 6.22". New Japan Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ "新日本プロレス「Dominion 6.22」". Sports Navi (in Japanese). Yahoo!. June 22, 2013. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  9. ^ Namako, Jason (June 22, 2013). "6/22 NJPW iPPV Results: Osaka, Japan (Okada/Makabe)". Wrestleview. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Show results - 6/22 NJPW Dominion iPPV: Devitt vs. Tanahashi, NWA Title defended, Benjamin, Hoyt, Shelley, more". Pro Wrestling Torch. June 22, 2013. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Dominion 6.21". New Japan Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). Retrieved June 21, 2014. 
  12. ^ "新日本プロレス「Dominion 6.21」". Sports Navi (in Japanese). Yahoo!. June 21, 2014. Retrieved June 21, 2014. 
  13. ^ Namako, Jason (June 21, 2014). "6/21 NJPW iPPV Results: Osaka, Japan (Fale wins IC Title)". Wrestleview. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  14. ^ "7月5日(日)『Dominion 7.5』大阪城ホール・第1弾カード決定! IWGPヘビー級戦でAJスタイルズvsオカダ・カズチカが激突!!". New Japan Pro Wrestling (in Japanese). April 6, 2015. Archived from the original on April 6, 2015. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 

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