Darby Allin is headed to Japan as Professional Wrestling NOAH introduced that the favored AEW star will staff with The Nice Muta and Sting for Muta’s retirement match.
Opponents for the bout haven’t been introduced. Muta’s retirement match is about to happen on January 22. This can mark Allin’s debut in Japan.
Muta (Keiji Mutoh) is presently on his retirement tour, which can finish on February 23, 2023, whereas January 22 marks his last bout as The Nice Muta. WWE star Shinsuke Nakamura will wrestle The Nice Muta in a singles match at NOAH’s The New Yr 2023 occasion on January 1 at Budokan Corridor.
Muta had his last NJPW match at NJPW x STARDOM Historic X-Over. On the two-hour AEW Rampage: Grand Slam episode, Sting and Allin wrestled Buddy Matthews and Brody King. Muta appeared to assist Sting and Allin win the match by misting Matthews. After the match, the 2 shook palms and hugged.
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Sting and Muta return a number of a long time as they’ve been longtime rivals and tag staff companions relationship again to the late 80s in WCW and New Japan Professional Wrestling. In 1989, The Nice Muta defeated Sting for the WCW Tv Title.
On the AEW Full Gear pay-per-view occasion, Allin and Sting beat Jeff Jarrett and Jay Deadly.