New AEW Star To Make NJPW Debut

New AEW Star To Make NJPW Debut AEW

On the July 12 episode of AEW Dynamite, Nick Wayne finally became All Elite and now his debut match for NJPW has been announced.

Having only just turned 18, Wayne’s debut was much anticipated by AEW fans, especially since he had been offered a contract by Darby Allin that wouldn’t come into effect until he left school.

Already an established name on the independent scene, Wayne has appeared at GCW, Defy, PROGRESS Wrestling, and DDT Pro in Japan among other places.

As previously reported, Wayne will be taking part in the NJPW All Star Junior Festival USA in August 2023.

His debut match for New Japan Pro-Wrestling has now been announced, with Wayne sharing the graphic on social media.

Wayne will be joined by his tag team partner Jordan Oliver taking on Mao and El Desperado.

Collectively known as the East West Express, Oliver and Wayne have been heavily featured by GCW since their pairing in 2021.

They became GCW Tag Team Champions at Joey Janela’s Spring Break 7 in March 2023 defeating The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin).

NJPW All Star Junior Festival USA will take place at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia on Saturday, August 19 and will be available on FITE TV.


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2 months ago by Dave Adamson


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