The New Japan Wrestle Kingdom event was almost as ‘phenomenal’ this year AJ Styles Almost made it onto the show.
Wrestle Kingdom 17 took place at the Yokohama Arena yesterday and A tribute is shown The late Jay Briscoe.
WWE’s Karl Anderson competed at Wrestle Kingdom on January 4, but Machine Gun almost had some back-up at the event.
Fight selection The report states that there was a time in 2022 when New Japan plans to make an on-screen appearance at the event.
Rocky Romero told Fightful’s Wrestling Perspective podcast that the WWE Superstar himself thought it would be a “cool idea.”
Romero added that he believes if it were up to Styles, he would probably be at the Tokyo Dome.
It was also clarified that there were no official plans for Styles to appear at Wrestle Kingdom.
Styles ended any hope of the Phenomenal One appearing at the Tokyo Dome He broke his ankle A week before the event.
Faithfull added that Doc Gallows also did not travel to Japan, which was said to be a new Japan call.
AJ Styles at Wrestle Kingdom
As part of a crossover between NJPW and TNA Wrestling In 2008, Styles represented the latter at Wrestle Kingdom 2, teaming with Christian cage And Petty Williams will defeat RISE (Milano Collection AT, Minoru, and Prince Devitt.)
At Wrestle Kingdom 9, Styles would defeat Tetsuya Naito and unsuccessfully challenge Shinsuke Nakamura for the IWGP Intercontinental Champion at Wrestle Kingdom 10 in 2016.
A few hours after that match, news broke that Styles had given his notice to NJPW and was making his WWE debut in 2016. Royal Rumble Later that month.