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KUSHIDA Attacked By Cameron Grimes At WWE PC (Video)

WWE NXT posted a video of NXT Superstar Cameron Grimes attacking KUSHIDA at the WWE Performance Center recently. KUSHIDA just returned from a wrist injury on NXT last week. Video of the attack was posted to the WWE NXT Twitter account: https://twitter.com/WWENXT/status/1204582465182023680?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Grimes rammed KUSHIDA's head into a series of lockers...

Kushida Suffering From Wrist Injury

Looks like WWE NXT's Kushida will have to take a break after having a great match with Walter last week on NXT - which received rave reviews from fans online. The Time Splitter will have to to take some time for himself as he revealed he's suffering from a...

WALTER Challenges KUSHIDA To A Match On NXT

Speaking with WWE after competing at EVOLVE, WWE NXT United Kingdom Champion WALTER lobbied a challenge for KUSHIDA. His challenge follows their altercation on last week's NXT. "KUSHIDA made the biggest mistake of his whole career. He needs to understand where his position is in our sport," WALTER stated....

KUSHIDA Makes 205 Live Debut As Jack Gallagher’s Mystery Partner

WWE NXT Superstar, and former New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, KUSHIDA made his 205 Live debut during Tuesday night’s episode of the show. He would be revealed to be Jack Gallagher’s mystery partner. The pair defeated the team of Akira Tozawa and The Brian Kendrick....

WWE Tapes Matches For NXT TV At NXT Bel Air Live Event (Spoilers)

WWE taped a few matches for an upcoming episode of NXT TV at Saturday night's NXT Bel Air live event. F4WOnline.com is reporting that three matches from Saturday night's NXT Bel Air house show at the APG Federal Credit Union Arena in Bel Air, Maryland were taped for an episode...

NXT’s KUSHIDA Addresses Moving To The States, Adjusting To NXT

NXT’s newest Japanese Superstar, KUSHIDA, began his time with NXT earlier in the month and continues to adjust to his new life in the United States. Taking to Twitter, KUSHIDA shared his experiences in America so far, and what it has been like wrestling for a new company—one drastically different...

Shinsuke Nakamura Believes WWE Signing KUSHIDA For NXT Is Historic

Former WWE United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura was very excited to learn about former NJPW (New Japan Pro Wrestling) star KUSHIDA signing a contract with WWE. Company officials have placed KUSHIDA in NXT, which is their third brand, and introduced him to the fans while sitting front row at...

KUSHIDA Signs NXT Contract, Poses With Triple H, William Regal

One of the greatest junior heavyweights in NJPW history is now officially a member of the NXT roster. Ahead of tonight's Takeover event, Triple H and William Regal officially welcomed KUSHIDA to NXT. Triple H posted the following to Twitter earlier: https://twitter.com/tripleh/status/1114280629724749829?s=12 KUSHIDA announced in early January his plans to leave...

Tama Tonga Talks KUSHIDA Leaving NJPW for WWE

NJPW/Bullet Club star Tama Tonga recently spoke to WrestlingINC on a variety of topics, including NJPW's loss of KUSHIDA to WWE. The Samoan star revealed that he and KUSHIDA share a longtime friendship. This dates back to when both men first joined the company. When asked how he believes NJPW will...

KUSHIDA Loses Final Match in NJPW to Hiroshi Tanahashi

KUSHIDA took part in his final NJPW match at yesterday's Korakuen Hall show. The icon of the Juniors Division wished for his final match to be against Hiroshi Tanahashi and this was granted by New Japan officials. Tanahashi took the win in around 24 minutes with the Texas Cloverleaf. This...

KUSHIDA Talks Final Tag Match with Hiroshi Tanahashi

KUSHIDA is currently taking part in his final tour for New Japan Pro Wrestling. The Junior Heavyweight icon's contract runs out at the end of the month and he will be a free agent for the first time in a very long time. At yesterday's Road To New Beginning event...

Update On Why KUSHIDA Is Leaving NJPW

IWGP Junior Heavyweight, KUSHIDA, announced earlier this month his intentions to leave New Japan Pro Wrestling. His final match with the promotion will be on January 29th against Hiroshi Tanahashi. KUSHIDA is expected to end up with WWE. According to a report in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, part of KUSHIDA's...

KUSHIDA To Face Hiroshi Tanahashi In Final NJPW Match

After 8 years with the promotion, KUSHIDA is leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling. In his final match for NJPW, he'll face IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Hiroshi Tanahashi, on January 29th. https://twitter.com/reasonjp/status/1082492991158153216 "Wow. January 29, will be KUSHIDA’s Final NJPW Match: one on one with Tanahashi!" KUSHIDA Leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling Chris Charlton provided...

KUSHIDA Officially Leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling

It’s official. Former IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion and Time Splitter, KUSHIDA, is done with NJPW as of January 31st 2019. The news comes following an official translation, via njpw1972.com, of New Japan’s post-Wrestle Kingdom 13 press conference. The conference was held at NJPW’s Corporate Headquarters and was hosted by NJPW...

Taiji Ishimori Wins IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom 13

New Japan’s annual Tokyo Dome show is now underway. The stacked card could end up being one of NJPW’s best ever and we’ve got the results as and when they happen. Taiji Ishimori defeated KUSHIDA to become the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion in the 6th match of the might. Ishimori...