New Japan Pro-Wrestling has confirmed that Tomohiro Ishii will challenge Taichi for the NEVER Openweight Championship at NJPW Dominion. The major event is set to take place June 9 and will air live on New Japan World. It’s set to be main evented by Kazuchika Okada vs. Chris Jericho.
Taichi captured the title last week at Wrestling Dontaku night one by defeating Jeff Cobb. Ishii then defeated EVIL and confronted Taichi the following night. Taichi is on his third run as the NEVER Openweight titleholder.