Wrestle Kingdom IX
Wrestle Kingdom IX in Tokyo Dome was announced on August 10, 2014, as taking place on January 4, 2015, at the Tokyo Dome. Wrestle Kingdom IX in Tokyo Dome will be the twenty-fourth January 4 Dome Show held by New Japan Pro Wrestling. Through NJPW's working relationship with Global Force Wrestling (GFW), the event will air in North America as a pay-per-view (PPV), "presented" by GFW.
Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
(c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
Dark Match: Yuji Nagata defeated YOSHI-HASHI , The Great Kabuki, Tama Tonga, Captain New Japan, Jushin Thunder Liger, El Desperado, Hiro Saito, TAKA Michinoku, Taichi, Tiger Mask IV, Manabu Nakanishi, Sho Tanaka, Yohei Komatsu, Yoshiaki Fujiwara in a New Japan Rumble Match (26:09).
Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly (c's) defeated Alex Shelley & Kushida vs Young Bucks vs Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov in a 4Way Tag Team Match For IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (13:01).
Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima & Tomoaki Honma defeated Jeff Jarrett & Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale in a 6Man Tag Team Match (5:35).
Toru Yano & Naomichi Marufuj & Shane Haste & Mikey Nicholls defeated Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr & Shelton Benjamin & Takashi Iizuka in a 8Man Tag Team Match (5:05).
Minoru Suzuki defeated Kazushi Sakuraba in a "Special Singles Match - Full Conclusion Rules" (9:21).
Togi Makabe defeated Tomohiro Ishii (c) in a Single Match for NEVER Openweight Championship (12:23).
Kenny Omega defeated Ryusuke Taguchi (c) in a Single Match for IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship (13:20).
Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata defeated Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows (c's) in a Tag Team Match For IWGP Tag Team Championship (9:00).
AJ Styles defeated Tetsuya Naito in a Single Match (14:25).
Shinsuke Nakamura (c) defeated Kota Ibushi in a Single Match For IWGP Intercontinental Championship (20:12).
Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) defeated Kazuchika Okada in a Singles Match For IWGP Heavyweight Championship
Other on-screen talent