A new company has joined the fray.
LIDET Entertainment, former owner of Pro-Wrestling NOAH, has announced the formation of a new promotion called GLEAT.
According to the promotion, GLEAT is a coined word in which GREAT is combined with L, the acronym for LIDET ENTERTAINMENT.
Former wrestler and MMA fighter Kiyoshi Tamura will be the Executive Director of the promotion. Tamura competed in UWF, UWFi, RINGS and PrideFC. Tamura said about his vision for the promotion, "My ideal is this. Martial arts pro wrestling, The UWF. That’s what I want to make. I want to leave UWF for future generations. I want to keep it as history."
NOSAWA Rongai joins the as Chief Strategy Officer, Kaz Hayashi joins as Chief Technical Officer and Riki Choshu will be "an observer."
Fans can learn more about the promotion by clicking here.
It was announced in July that Pro Wrestling NOAH and DDT would merge in September to become CyberFight. You can find more information regarding the merger by clicking here. CyberAgent purchased NOAH in January.