Former WWE Superstar and current New Japan Pro Wrestling roster member KENTA has appeared on AEW programming for the first time. KENTA showed up at the end of this week’s special Dynamite episode, which was titled “Beach Break.” The man formerly known as Hideo Itami invaded the ring with his face covered and attacked Jon… Read More KENTA Appeared At AEW ‘Beach Break’
According to a report from Fightful, Hideo Itami is the latest wrestler within WWE to ask for his release from the company. Unlike others who reportedly did the same, however, they are also reporting it’s likely he will be granted his wish. Not long after the aforementioned report was published, Itami changed his name on Twitter… Read More Report: Hideo Itami To Be Released By WWE
KENTA made his NXT debut on Thursday night during NXT Takeover 2 on the WWE Network. KENTA announced that he is changing his name to Hideo Itami. He makes his NXT in-ring debut next week.
KENTA may have to change his moves when he starts wrestling for WWE. KENTA’s Go 2 Sleep move is obviously associated with CM Punk & WWE may not allow him to use it because it would remind fans of Punk. KENTA’s Busaiku knee finisher has been used by Daniel Bryan & his Game Over… Read More Will KENTA Have To Change His Moves?
Hulk Hogan & Jimmy Hart were on hand to oversee the WWE signing of Japanese star KENTA earlier today in Osaka, Japan.
Tokyo Sports in Japan is reporting that WWE will officially announce that they have signed former Pro Wrestling NOAH star KENTA during their tour of Japan next month. A press conference to announce the signing will be held on July 12th.
There is speculation that KENTA could be coming to WWE. In Japan this morning it was announced that KENTA has left the NOAH wrestling promotion. Earlier this year KENTA spent a week at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando. KENTA claimed to Japanese media that he wasn’t seeking a WWE deal but he would… Read More Top Japanese Wrestler Might Be Coming To WWE