Kazuchika Okada’s Epic Return to TNA Wrestling After Over a Decade Away

Kazuchika Okada's Epic Return to TNA Wrestling After Over a Decade Away

Impact Wrestling has announced that the former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada will appear in the new redesigned TNA Wrestling in January.

Okada who wrestled previously in the TNA/Impact Wrestling division, will appear at the event’s Snake Eyes event in 2024, which will take place on January. This will be his first appearance with the organization in more than 10 years.

“”The Rainmaker” is back. The 14th of January, Kazuchika Okada will step into the TNA Ring in the very first time since 2011,, when the iMPACT TV trucks that are a part of! in AXS TV roll into Las Vegas to play Snake Eyes,” said the statement by the promotion.””

“As one of the most decorated stars in all of pro wrestling, Okada is a former two-time IWGP World Heavyweight Champion and a current-reigning NEVER Open weight 6-Man Tag Team Champion. What does Okada have in store for the TNA Wrestling roster? Be there LIVE at the Palms Casino Resort and find out first at Snake Eyes.”

Last time Okada wrestling during Impact took place in 2011,, when He was matched against Alex Shelley in a singles match. Recent reports indicate that the Japanese star’s contract with NJPW expires at the end of January and WWE looking to secure his signature. Aside from his work with NJPW The 36-year-old has wrestled in three occasions with AEW during the last couple of years.

Okada will not be the sole NJPW star that will be on the show on Snake Eyes as another former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion, Will Ospreay, was recently confirmed to appear at the event. Impact Wrestling will be renamed TNA and being the Hard to Kill pay-per-view on January 13 as the first event to utilize the TNA name again.

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