Wrestling Icon & More Announced For NJPW x Stardom ‘Historic X-Over’

3 months ago by Laura Cude

Wrestling Icon & More Announced For NJPW x Stardom ‘Historic X-Over’ NJPW

Another match has been confirmed for the Great Muta as he continues his retirement tour.

Great Muta, real name Keiji Muto, will make his last appearance in an NJPW ring as part of the NJPW x Stardom ‘Historic X-Over’ event on November 20, 2022.

Muta will team up with Toru Yano and Kazuchika Okada to take on Great-O-Khan, Jeff Cobb, and Aaron Henare.

The Great Muta has made a number of notable appearances recently as he continues his retirement tour.

He appeared at NJPW Battle Autumn on October 26, where he assisted Toru Yano in his defeat of Great-O-Khan.

This led to Keiji Muto challenging Great-O-Khan to a match, which has now been confirmed as taking place at Historic X-Over.

This is not the first assist the Great Muta has made this year. During AEW Rampage: Grand Slam, he made a surprise appearance where he saved old foe Sting from the House of Black.

Sting will be participating in the Great Muta’s final match on January 22, 2023, at a special event billed as the ‘Great Muta Final “Bye Bye”’ event on January 22, 2023.

Keiji Muto’s retirement tour will conclude on February 21, 2023.

NJPW has since confirmed more matches for NJPW X Stardom Historic X-Over.

The match card currently stands as follows:

  • IWGP Women’s Championship Tournament Finals: Mayu Iwatani vs. KAIRI
  • Hiroshi Tanahashi & Utami Hayashishita vs. Hirooki Goto & Maika
  • Tom Lawlor & Syuri vs. Zack Sabre Jr. & Giulia
  • El Desperado, DOUKI, Starlight Kid, & Momo Watanabe vs. Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi, Natsupoi, & Tam Nakano
  • Thekla, Himeka & Mai Sakurai vs. Lady C, AZM & Saya Kamitan.
  • Great Muta, Kazuchika Okada & Toru Yano vs.United Empire (Great-O-Khan, Jeff Cobb & Aaron Henare)

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