Abdullah the Butcher has been booked by All Japan Pro Wrestling, 10/8 to 10/18. On 10/8, Abdullah The Butcher and Nobutaka Araya face Nobukazu Hirai and Seiya Sanada in Tokyo’s Korakuen Hall.
New Japan is doing a G-1 tag team tournament from 10/18 to 11/2, finishing up at Korakuen Hall. One of the teams will be IWGP Tag Team champions Tomko and Giant Bernard. Akebono will also be in the tournament.
We can now confirm that Chris Jericho has picked WWE over TNA for his return to the ring, and that Y2J is likely to return to WWE on 10/7 at the No Mercy PPV. Jericho was in talks with both WWE and TNA, but ultimately opted to mark his return with World Wrestling Entertainment.