Report: Top Japanese Star Heading To WWE

Report: Top Japanese Star Heading To WWE

Earlier on today, Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp put out a tweet stating that every year, WWE seemingly signs a huge Japanese star and normally brings them into NXT.

The list included Asuka in 2015, Shinsuke Nakamura in 2016 and KUSHIDA in 2019.

Sapp then asked which Japanese star fans thought WWE would sign in 2020.

However, it appears that he may have jumped the gun, as Dave Meltzer is reporting in the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter that a top wrestler from Japan will be signing with WWE very soon.

Meltzer states that there is a “strong belief within the industry” that Jiro Kuroshio is going to be joining WWE very soon.

For those who aren’t aware, 27-year-old Kuroshio is widely regarded as “one of the best around”.

There is currently no word on if WWE has signed Kuroshio to an official deal yet, but stay tuned to for the latest on the matter.

5 years ago by Wrestle Talk


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