Top NJPW Star Renews Contract

2 months ago by Ryan Coogan

Top NJPW Star Renews Contract NJPW

New Japan Pro-Wrestling veteran Hiroshi Tanahashi has renewed his contract with the promotion for an undisclosed period.

Tanahashi debuted in the promotion in 1999, and since then has become an eight-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, and a two-time IWGP Intercontinental Champion.

He is also a record-breaking three-time IWGP United States Champion.

The popular star has revealed that he has extended his contract with the promotion via his blog. Tanahashi didn’t disclosed the specific terms of the arrangement.

Tanahashi joined forced with Keiji Muto and Shota Umino to defeat Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, & BUSHI at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 on January 4 in the Great Muta’s final NJPW bout.

He is set to have a match at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17: Night Two which will take place in Yokohama Arena this Saturday, January 21.

Tanahashi was notably one of the top NJPW names to compete at the NJPW x AEW Forbidden Door premium live event, with the Japanese star facing Jon Moxley for the interim AEW World Title.

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