After a successful title defense against SANADA at night two of NJPW Wrestling Dontaku event, Kazuchika Okada was cutting a promo celebrating his victory before the arena went dark and this video began playing:
Almost as soon as this video played, NJPW’s English twitter account announced that Jericho vs. Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship was official for their upcoming Dominion show on June 9th in Osaka:
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) May 4, 2019
Sir Mitch Says: I was half expecting this to happen soon. Both Jericho and Kenny Omega ave clauses in their AEW contracts that allow them to work dates for NJPW and NJPW could use some extra buzz to sell more tickets for their upcoming show in Dallas, Texas!