KENTA KOBASHI NEWS

The WWE Network Is ‘Running Wild!’ + Kenta Kobashi/WWE Note

– FOX News reports that the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City will be closing in September. It’s one of several closing on the Boardwalk. The casino was a sponsor for WrestleMania IV in 1988 and WrestleMania V in 1989, which were both held in Boardwalk Hall next door. This was the start of a relationship between Donald Trump and WWE, leading to his Hall of Fame induction in 2013....
Via WZR Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

It’s Official: WWE Has Signed KENTA

WWE Japan"Whatcha gonna do when Mystery Opponent Silhouette runs wild on you, brother?" Well, this one’s been a long time coming.  There were months of conflicting reports about workouts at the WWE Performance Center in Florida, followed by denials that these workouts meant anything significant.  But today, one of the worst-kept secrets in the wrestling world can...
Via With Leather
1 day ago  |  Discuss

KENTA Officially Signs With WWE

In one of the worst kept secrets in wrestling, WWE today officially announced the signing of international star KENTA at a house show in Osaka, Japan. The signing was announced in the ring by WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan. WWE executive Paul Levesque (Triple H) touted the signing of KENTA, who will be sent down to NXT to start his WWE run. “Kenta is an incredible performer who...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Visitors At WWE’s Japan Events + A Sell Out?

– Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi attended the WWE live event in Tokyo, Japan on Friday. – Former WWE Superstar Sakamoto was also spotted backstage at several WWE live events in Japan this week. – The WWE live event in Tokyo, Japan on Friday was reportedly sold out. Hulk Hogan appeared on the show and cut a promo praising the Japanese fans, some of the Japanese legends and John Cena.
Via WZR Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Naomi Wasn’t with Total Divas Cast, Hart on JBL & Cole Show, More

From Why Naomi Wasn’t with Total Divas Cast, Hart on JBL & Cole Show, More - Bret Hart appears on the latest episode of The JBL & Cole Show: - In the video below, NXT’s Angelo Dawkins, Bill DeMott, Tye Dillinger, Mojo Rawley and Troy McClain make their World Cup final predictions: - Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi was backstage for WWE’s live event in Tokyo...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Naomi Wasn’t with Total Divas Cast, Hart on JBL & Cole Show, More

- Bret Hart appears on the latest episode of The JBL & Cole Show: - In the video below, NXT’s Angelo Dawkins, Bill DeMott, Tye Dillinger, Mojo Rawley and Troy McClain make their World Cup final predictions: - Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi was backstage for WWE’s live event in Tokyo today. - The cast of WWE Total Divas is already on their way back from a quick...
Via Wrestle Scoop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Naomi Wasn’t with Total Divas Cast, Hart on The JBL & Cole Show, Kobashi at WWE, More

- Bret Hart appears on the latest episode of The JBL & Cole Show: - In the video below, NXT’s Angelo Dawkins, Bill DeMott, Tye Dillinger, Mojo Rawley and Troy McClain make their World Cup final predictions: - Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi was backstage for WWE’s live event in Tokyo today. - The cast of WWE Total Divas is already on their way back from a quick...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Naomi Wasn’t with Total Divas Cast, Hart on The JBL & Cole Show, Kobashi at WWE, More

- Bret Hart appears on the latest episode of The JBL & Cole Show: - In the video below, NXT’s Angelo Dawkins, Bill DeMott, Tye Dillinger, Mojo Rawley and Troy McClain make their World Cup final predictions: - Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi was backstage for WWE’s live event in Tokyo today. - The cast of WWE Total Divas is already on their way back from a quick...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Naomi Wasn't with Total Divas Cast, Hart on The JBL & Cole Show, Kobashi at WWE, More

- Bret Hart appears on the latest episode of The JBL & Cole Show: - In the video below, NXT's Angelo Dawkins, Bill DeMott, Tye Dillinger, Mojo Rawley and Troy McClain make their World Cup final predictions: - Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi was backstage for WWE's live event in Tokyo today. - The cast of WWE Total Divas is already on their way back from...
Via Ring Side News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Japanese Star KENTA at WWE Performance Center

Some new updates on some recent steam-gaining puro to WWE rumors: KENTA continues to be at the WWE Performance Center for a tryout. While he has not signed or been offered a WWE contract yet, some Japanese media report NOAH may be preparing as he’s gone, meaning a farewell event/match possibly in June. NOAH has never mentioned anything about this and he is still listed for upcoming...
Via cheap-heat
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Today’s Wrestling Birthdays + Some Various News

– International Wrestling Federation is holding its debut show, Breaking Ground, on Saturday at Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, Arizona. Ricochet vs. Austin Aries headlines the show. – Charlie Haas turns 42 years old today. – Former TNA Knockout SoCal Val turns 28 years old today. – Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi turns 47 years old today. – Global Wrestling airs...
Via WZR Online
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

TNA Signs Two New Names + Some Various News

Partial Source: Pwinsider.com – TNA has reportedly signed Santana Garrrett to their roster. Garrrett is an independent talent out of Florida. The company is also either finalizing a deal or has just signed Extreme Tiger. He worked a few matches for TNA Xplosion a few months ago. – The Kickstarter for the documentary on the Rock N’ Roll Express is down to forty-two hours and...
Via PWS Entertainment
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

MVP Plans to Return to U.S. TV Sometime This Year

Former WWE Superstar MVP told MLW Radio that he plans to return to U.S. television by the end of 2013. This does not necessarily mean WWE or TNA. “I will be back on U.S. TV later this year. I promise. Not saying anything more than that. There are some people, that to them, wrestling is WWE. In the same way that to some people, any cola is a Coke. There is amazing wrestling going...
Via Wrestle Scoop
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

MVP Plans to Return to U.S. TV Sometime This Year

Former WWE Superstar MVP told MLW Radio that he plans to return to U.S. television by the end of 2013. This does not necessarily mean WWE or TNA.“I will be back on U.S. TV later this year. I promise. Not saying anything more than that. There are some people, that to them, wrestling is WWE. In the same way that to some people, any cola is a Coke. There is amazing wrestling going...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Former WWE Star MVP: “I Will Be Back on U.S. TV Later This Year”

Former WWE Superstar MVP told MLW Radio that he plans to return to U.S. television by the end of 2013. This does not necessarily mean WWE or TNA. “I will be back on U.S. TV later this year. I promise. Not saying anything more than that. There are some people, that to them, wrestling is WWE. In the same way that to some people, any cola is a Coke. There is amazing wrestling going...
Via Wrestlechat.net
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

MVP Says He Will Return To ‘US TV’ This Year

Credit: MLW.com On this week’s episode of MLW Radio, MVP, who is currently not affiliated with any wrestling organization, revealed his intention to return to television later this year. In response to whether he would be joining TNA Wrestling as their hyped free agent signing (before it was announced as mixed martial artist Quinton “Rampage” Jackson), he said, “I have to...
Via WZR Online
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

MVP Says He Will Be Returning To TV This Year, Offers Thoughts On WWE Fans

On this week’s episode of MLW Radio, MVP, who is currently not affiliated with any wrestling organization, revealed his intention to return to television later this year.In response to whether he would be joining TNA Wrestling as their hyped free agent signing (before it was announced as mixed martial artist Quinton “Rampage” Jackson), he said, “I have to deny it. It’s...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

MVP Plans to Return to U.S. TV Sometime This Year

Former WWE Superstar MVP told MLW Radio that he plans to return to U.S. television by the end of 2013. This does not necessarily mean WWE or TNA. “I will be back on U.S. TV later this year. I promise. Not saying anything more than that. There are some people, that to them, wrestling is WWE. In the same way that to some people, any cola is a Coke. There is amazing wrestling going...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

CM Punk Tops The List Of Top Selling WWE DVDs

– Here are the top selling WWE DVDs over the last 11-months… * CM Punk DVD – 137,000 * WWE Attitude Era DVD – 129,000 * nWo Revolution DVD – 119,000 * The Undertaker DVD – 115,000 * Best of WCW Nitro: Volume 2 DVD – 114,000 – The Fight Network sent out the following today… GHC Heavyweight Title match: Kenta Kobashi (c) vs Jun Akiyama Commentators: Mauro Ranallo...
Via PWS Entertainment
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Hudson Speaks Out On Sting, WCW, More

Scott Hudson was a guest on Inside the Ropes and compared Goldberg to Ryback. Here are highlights: On Sting’s character changing into the Crow gimmick in 1996: “I thought it was brilliant. Sting for better or worse, is never going to be confused with Shawn Michaels or Kenta Kobashi or the great workers of the business. It’s not that Sting was a poor worker but he wasn’t gonna...
Via TNA Wrestling News
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Hudson Talks About Goldberg/Ryback Comparisons, Sting’s Transformation

Former WCW announcer Scott Hudson appeared on Inside The Ropes this past Thursday, here are the highlights. On Sting’s character changing into the Crow gimmick in 1996: “I thought it was brilliant. Sting for better or worse, is never going to be confused with Shawn Michaels or Kenta Kobashi or the great workers of the business. It’s not that Sting was a poor worker but he wasn’t...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Former WCW Announcer Weighs In On Goldberg/Ryback Comparisons, Sting’s Transformation

Former WCW announcer Scott Hudson appeared on Inside The Ropes this past Thursday, here are the highlights:On Sting’s character changing into the Crow gimmick in 1996: “I thought it was brilliant. Sting for better or worse, is never going to be confused with Shawn Michaels or Kenta Kobashi or the great workers of the business. It’s not that Sting was a poor worker but he wasn’t...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Hudson Talks About Sting Changing Into the Crow Gimmick in 1996

Former WCW announcer Scott Hudson appeared on Inside The Ropes this past Thursday, here are the highlights. On Sting’s character changing into the Crow gimmick in 1996: "I thought it was brilliant. Sting for better or worse, is never going to be confused with Shawn Michaels or Kenta Kobashi or the great workers of the business. It’s not that Sting was a poor worker but...
Via Ring Side News
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bret Hart Appreciation Night Set For RAW, Foley/Bellas

– According to sources, the upcoming WWE RAW taping on 5/27 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is scheduled to have a Bret Hart Appreciation Night theme. WWE has been promoting the theme locally in Calgary. WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels is also scheduled to make an appearance at the taping as well. – As noted yesterday here on the website, legendary Japanese wrestler Kenta Kobashi...
Via PWS Entertainment
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Represented At Japanese Legend’s Retirement, WWE Signs Powerlifter, Dixie On Meeting Stephanie, Storm Update

John Laurinaitis attended Kenta Kobashi's retirement, WWE sign Adam Scherr, TNA President talks meeting WWE's Stephanie, and Storm injury update.
Via Wrestling Truth
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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