Previously on NJPW: Jon Moxley took home gold, Will Ospreay took home silver, and all the bronzer in the world couldn’t protect Hiroshi Tanahashi’s elbow (I don’t know that he wears bronzer but it is possible and he definitely has at least once in his life and this recap gimmick fell apart.)
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And now, the best and worst of Dominion from June 9, 2019, in Osaka.
Last year’s Dominion featured a truly epic main event when Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada actually pulled off an incredible strenuous two-out-of-three falls match that lasted over an hour. This year’s Dominion didn’t attempt to be epic, which was probably a good thing. Wrestling is as silly as it is impressive, which can lead to diminishing returns on epics.
This year’s Dominion went for fun and variety and ended up a consistently entertaining four-ish hours. Almost everyone came out of this show looking good too, including our show-opening United States Champion.