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Japan News: MVP officially booked for New Japan card in February, details on his first match in Japan

Jan 31, 2011 - 11:28:59 AM
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By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor

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Former WWE wrestler MVP will be making his debut in Japan on February 20 for New Japan Pro Wrestling.

New Japan officially announced the card for their Feb. 20 that includes MVP in a tag match with NOSAWA Rongai vs. Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma.

The match is slotted seventh out of nine matches on the card. The main event is scheduled as IWGP champion Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Satoshi Kojima for the IWGP Hvt. Title.

MVP was released from his WWE contract two months ago in early December. Following his release, MVP said he wanted to pursue a career goal of wrestling in Japan.

MVP is a noted fan of Japanese wrestling and incorporated the famous Chono Boot into his moveset early in his WWE career.

Link: pwponderings.com.

[Torch art credit Grant Gould (c) PWTorch.com]


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