Former WWE Names Appear At NJPW STRONG Rivals Taping (SPOILERS)

10 months ago by Sanchez Taylor

Former WWE Names Appear At NJPW STRONG Rivals Taping (SPOILERS) NJPW

**The following article contains spoilers for the NJPW STRONG Rivals tapings held last night (February 17),  turn away if you do not wish to be spoiled**

Ahead of the taping, White Jay White called out talent from ‘any promotion’, continuing his ‘US of Jay’ open challenge. In the main event of the taping, Shane Strickland/Swerve The Realest (formerly WWE’s Isaiah ‘Swerve’ Scott) made a surprise appearance, accepting White’s challenge.

This was Swerve’s first match following his WWE release in November 2021.

Other former WWE names who made unannounced appearances during the taping included Shane Haste (fka Shane Thorne) Mascara Dorada (fka Gran Metalik).

Here are results from the taping (via F4WOnline):

  • Hikuleo def. Kevin Knight
  • Christopher Daniels def.  Karl Fredericks
  • Tom Lawlor, JR Kratos, Royce Isaacs, Jorel Nelson & Danny Limelight def. Fred Rosser, Tyler Rust, Adrian Quest, The DKC & Clark Connors – Elimination
  • TJP def. Brogan Finlay
  • Keita Murray, Fred Yehi & The DKC def. Bateman, Misterioso & Barrett Brown
  • Kevin Blackwood def. Ariya Daivari
  • Daniel Garcia def. Yuya Uemura
  • Black Tiger (Ricky Reyes) def. Rocky Romero
  • JONAH & Bad Dude Tito def. Juice Robinson & David Finlay
  • Chris Bey def. Blake Christian
  • Buddy Matthews def. Ren Narita
  • Jay White def. Shane Strickland

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