Major Free Agent Says AEW Is His Top Priority

3 weeks ago by Sanchez Taylor

Major Free Agent Says AEW Is His Top Priority AEW

Clarification has emerged on Kota Ibushi’s status, following a recent update about his relationship with NJPW.

The former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion officially became a free agent in February after his NJPW contract expired.

Dark Puroresu Flowsion recently stated that Ibushi told them that he has received a new offer from NJPW, and that a return wasn’t completely off the table.

In an update, Dark Puroresu Flowsion clarified that Ibushi told them that AEW is his top priority, tweeting:

As I stated yesterday NJPW has a offer in for Kota Ibushi. He told me AEW is his #1 priority still.

Priority #1 is Golden Lovers.

Ibushi has teased his AEW debut on several occasions, recently noting that he hopes to be in contact with AEW President Tony Khan soon.

The Japanese wrestling veteran has also teased a reunion with his former Golden Lovers tag partner Kenny Omega, sharing a pitch for a tag bout at AEW All In.

For Ibushi’s previous comments about his goals for the future, click here.

Omega notably wrestled a major match on Wednesday’s edition of AEW Dynamite, losing to Jon Moxley in a steel cage match.

Here are full results from the May 10 episode of AEW Dynamite:

Claudio Castagnoli def. Rey Fenix

Miro returned and walked into Tony Khan’s office

An MJF video package mentioned CM Punk – the first time Punk has been mentioned on AEW TV since All Out

Mark Briscoe announced as the special guest referee for FTR vs Jay Lethal & Jeff Jarrett at Double Or Nothing

Thunder Rosa returned and, like Miro, walked into Tony Khan’s office

Tony Khan says he has a huge announcement next week

Orange Cassidy def. Daniel Garcia to retain the AEW International Championship

Julia Hart def. Anna Jay in a No Holds Barred match

House of Black def. Best Friends & Bandido to retain the AEW World Trios Championship

Jon Moxley def. Kenny Omega in a Steel Cage match after Don Callis turned on Omega and attacked him with a screwdriver

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