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New Beginning In Osaka SOLD OUT
New Japan Pro Wrestling New Beginning In Osaka officially sold out this week. The main event will see SANADA take on IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada. Also EVIL will take on NEVER Openweight Champion Hirooki Goto. The event will be broadcast live on February 10th on NJPWWorld.com.
Osaka sold out for New Beginning February 10!https://t.co/zyaotl8Gs9
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) January 16, 2018
Satoshi Kojima Bids War Machine Farewell
After it was announced that former IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Champions War Machine (Hanson & Raymond Rowe) had signed with WWE, New Japan legend Satoshi Kojima uploaded a heartwarming goodbye to his former tag team rivals.
Thank you very much in Japan.
You and I have gratitude and respect.
It's a wonderful fighter.
Please take care of yourself. pic.twitter.com/LyKPuQNF6s
— 小島 聡【SATOSHI KOJIMA】 (@cozy_lariat) January 17, 2018
Will Ospreay Says Goodbye To Ricochet
IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay said farewell to Ricochet; perhaps one of The Aerial Assasin’s greatest rivals in New Japan Pro Wrestling. The two had a series of controversial, breathtaking matches that pushed the boundaries of professional wrestling. Ricochet was recently announced as signed to WWE, ending their NJPW rivalry for the time being.
All the feels right now.
Good luck brother, thanks for everything. pic.twitter.com/shnBEuvKLP
— ᵂⁱˡˡ ᴼˢᵖʳᵉᵃʸ • ウィル・オスプレイ (@WillOspreay) January 16, 2018
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