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• Top Free Agent To Sign With AEW Soon?

Is former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kota Ibushi heading to AEW?

During an interview with Dark Puroresu Flowsion, Ibushi said he’s going to talk with AEW President Tony Khan soon:

“Recently, Kenny (Omega) and I have been talking about things other than games. For example, are your knees okay? Or is your shoulder okay? Also I hope to be in contact with Tony soon.”

Ibushi then also teased wrestling at AEW All In 2023:

“All In is taking place in Wembley Stadium come August, right? Perhaps if I could face Chris Jericho or Hangman Page in a singles match or with the Golden Elite.”

Ibushi last wrestled in NJPW in 2021. He’s currently a free agent. He returned from injury last month and wrestled two matches in GCW during the WrestleMania 39 weekend.

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (April 19, 2001) – WWF SmackDown!

On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.

It was broadcasted from the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennessee and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Backlash 2001’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

WWF Hardcore Title: Kane vs. Rhyno

Bradshaw, Faarooq, Funaki & Taka Michinoku vs. Right To Censor

WWF European Title: Eddie Guerrero vs. Brian Christopher

Tables Match: The Dudley Boyz vs. Chris Jericho & Chris Benoit

WWF Women’s Title: Chyna vs. Molly Holly

WWF Tag Team Titles – No DQ: Edge & Christian vs. The Undertaker & Kane

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