Tajiri has hinted at opening a new promotion in Japan. The possible title for the promotion is “Keep Wrestling Classic,” with tentative dates scheduled for April 26th and May 24th. Tajiri’s SMASH promotion closed in March due to a falling out with a financial backer.
On the heels of Lord Tensai’s debut Monday night, WWE.com has posted a photo gallery of past Japanese stars who have competed in US promotions. The list includes Yoshi Tatsu, Antonio Inoki, Giant Baba, Masahiro Chono, Genichiro Tenryu, Tiger Mask, Shinjiro Otani, Great Kabuki, Tajiri, Great Sasuke, Ultimo Dragon, Taka Michinoku, Funaki, Great Muta, Jushin Liger, Kaz Hayashi, Mr. Fuji, Sonny Onoo, Mr. Yamaguchi, Toru Tanaka, Kensuke Shinzaki, The Orient Express, Dick Togo, and women’s wrestlers the Jumping Bomb Angels, Bull Nakano, Aja Kong, and Akira Hokuto. You can check it out at WWE.com.