– Will Ospreay has officially signed a contract with New Japan Pro Wrestling. He first appeared for the company at NJPW Invasion Attack, where he lost an IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship match to KUSHIDA.
– Dave Meltzer noted on this week’s Wrestling Observer Radio that there have been talks of possibly recasting Prince Puma on Lucha Underground in the event that Ricochet leaves the company. It’s also been said that Ricochet was made a large offer to remain there.
– Earlier this week, legendary wrestling venue Korakuen Hall in Japan displayed a shrine to the late Hayabusa. Hayabusa passed away in March at the age of 47. You can check out a photo of the shrine below.
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– New Japan Pro Wrestling will not air on AXS TV tonight. The show has been pre-empted for AXS’ coverage of the NOLA Jazz Festival.