Hiroshi Tanahashi has re-signed with New Japan Professional Wrestling. He after all, is the reigning IWGP United States Champion, and the epic expertise was all smiles in a tweet he posted lately stating that he was staying with the promotion.
NJPW, AJPW and even Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW), spearheaded Japanese wrestling. The promotions are actually legendary and the enterprise wouldn’t be the identical with out their existence. It may also be argued that the careers of Mick Foley, Sabu and Terry Funk wouldn’t have gone the way in which they did with out the aforementioned Japanese promotions.
Hiroshi Tanahashi himself, has been wrestling since 1999. He’s at the moment 45, however legend that he’s, remains to be fairly the commodity within the trade. As was widespread in NJPW, expertise wasn’t signed for contracts that stretch over a 12 months’s interval, however that modified lately, and as Wrestling Inc reviews, that change got here after the likes of Shinsuke Nakamura and the Phenomenal AJ Types left the corporate. The precise particulars of his contract have been by no means disclosed.
“I’ll do my greatest,” Tanahashi tweeted.
His historical past with the promotion goes approach again. He additionally attended the New Japan dojo again when he began out, which is smart. He even obtained to co-hold the tag staff titles in one other promotion he labored in (Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre Co., Ltd), with none aside from the legendary Jushin Thunder Liger – royalty within the realm of Japanese professional wrestling.
His listing of accolades are insane, however NJPW re-signing him speaks volumes when it comes to what they’ve deliberate for him. Look ahead to some fairly epic battles on the horizon, expensive readers. I do know us right here at Ringside Information are very excited. We marvel provided that the edge of the ‘Forbidden Door’ into AEW is on that horizon?