New Japan Pro Wrestling is still a heavily sought out destination, as indicated by wrestlers aching to do work with them. Finally, we got word that New Japan is starting to see American talent travel over there, and vice versa
Fightful has been told that although that's the case, there's a "logjam" of wrestlers based in the United States that had been trying to go over there, including several AEW wrestlers who have actually never performed in New Japan Pro Wrestling before. Over the past two years, they've been told that NJPW wasn't bringing anyone from the U.S. over for a while, including U.S. based wrestlers that NJPW actually has contracted. Those that have inquired were told to "hang tight" in a sense, and several were assured things would be back to normal soon. As we reported, NJPW has been working on getting visas for talent to come back over.
We're told that there were some highly sought out free agents over the past couple of years that had hoped to come over to NJPW, but New Japan wasn't in the position to make it happen.
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