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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
July 12, 2014  |  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
July 12, 2014  |  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
July 12, 2014  |  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...
July 11, 2014  |  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

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

WWE Stars at Cardinals Games, Laurinaitis Reps at Kobashi Retirement, More

- Mick Foley and The Bella Twins will be appearing at the May 18th St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers baseball game from Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The next night, Chris Jericho will appear at the Cardinals vs. Brewers game and will throw out the first pitch.- Mark Henry, Darren Young and Titus O’Neil were training at the Lamar University Football Complex this weekend in...
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Japan News – Ric Flair’s Opponents + Kenta Kobashi Retires

Credit: – Kenta Kobashi has announced that his retirement match will be on May 11th at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. The match will be held under the NOAH banner and his opponent will be named at a later date. Kobashi says he needs time to train for his final match due to recovering from neck injuries. – All Japan Pro Wrestling has released these images of Tatsumi...
Via WZR Online
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dr. Wrestling:Kenta Kobashi Announces Retirement

Last week, the Japanese wrestling world was shocked when Pro Wrestling NOAH announced that the legendary, Kenta Kobashi, was released from his contract, which prompted several other wrestlers to announce that they wouldn’t resign with the company out of respect for Kobashi. While Kobashi is without a doubt one of the greatest wrestlers to step into a ring, he’s had several injuries...
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

The Muppets Confirmed For RAW This Week, ‘Are You Serious?’

– Japanese pro wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi, best known for his time with All Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling NOAH, announced on Sunday at the Pro Wrestling NOAH event at the Sumo Hall in Tokyo that he would be retiring. Kobashi stated he would like to wrestle one more match and stated he was not forced to retire. – has announced that The Muppets will act as the...
Via WZR Online
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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