Extensive Background of Kazuchika Okada as a Free Agent in WWE, AEW, and TNA

Extensive Background of Kazuchika Okada as a Free Agent in WWE, AEW, and TNA
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In a fresh behind-the-scenes update, more information emerges regarding Kazuchika Okada’s exit from NJPW and the potential destinations for the top wrestling star, with WWE and AEW in the spotlight.

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According to a recent report from Fightful Select, it appears that Kazuchika Okada recently communicated to NJPW about his decision to part ways with the company. Sources within NJPW express surprise at the timing of the announcement, noting that it came sooner than expected. Following a recent discussion between Okada and NJPW, it seems the understanding reached was that Okada would not be renewing his contract with the company.

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While the Fightful Select report lacks specifics about Okada’s potential new home, it does mention WWE, AEW, and TNA as possible destinations. Okada had a positive stint with TNA recently, and there is interest from both WWE and AEW, although it is deemed ‘too soon to tell’ in the report.

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WWE sources anticipate at least a preliminary conversation with Okada, while AEW has also expressed interest in engaging with him. Adding to the intrigue, Tony Khan, the head of AEW, posted two intriguing Tweets today. One expressed generic excitement about AEW’s future in 2024, while the other featured a gif from The Wire, leaving fans to speculate on potential wrestling territory war comparisons.

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As the situation unfolds, wrestling enthusiasts can delve into The Wire lore, drawing their own conclusions on whether these tweets hold any significance. It’s worth noting that Kazuchika Okada remains an NJPW Champion, holding the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Championship alongside Tomohiro Ishii and Hiroshi Tanahashi.

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