KENTA: Hey CM Punk! I'm Ready To Put You To Sleep!

KENTA is once again taking aim at CM Punk.

Fresh off his victory over Hiroshi Tanahashi and capturing the IWGP United States Championship, KENTA is ready to defend the title in the US and he's got his sights set on CM Punk.

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"I am the new IWGP United States Champion! I don't know if you guys remember what I said when I came to New Japan in 2019. I said I'm here to prove who I am. After three years, I finally prove who the fuck I am, baby. I'm the United States Champion, it doesn't matter if it's going to happen or not, but I just want to entertain you guys. I want to give you guys a home. Hey CM Punk! I'm ready to put you (to) sleep," KENTA said in a backstage interview following NJPW Power Struggle.

KENTA appeared on AEW Dynamite earlier this year as part of his chase after Jon Moxley and the IWGP US Title.

KENTA and Punk have a long-standing rivalry over Punk using the Go 2 Sleep as his finisher.

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