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KUSHIDA’s First Impact Wrestling Opponent Announced


KUSHIDA will be making his official Impact Wrestling debut at the Derby City Rumble TV tapings this Friday in Louisville, KY.

On Monday, the company announced that KUSHIDA’s first match will be against Rich Swann.

Alex Shelley vs. Chris Sabin will also be taking place at the TV tapings.

You can check out the official announcement below:

Last week, we learned that New Japan Pro-Wrestling standout KUSHIDA would be making his highly-anticipated IMPACT debut this Friday and Saturday at Derby City Rumble in Louisville. We can now confirm who his opponent will be on Friday, July 15th – none other than former IMPACT World Champion, Rich Swann. Don’t miss your opportunity to see KUSHIDA compete in the IMPACT Zone for the very first time and be there LIVE!

The television trucks of IMPACT! on AXS TV come to Old Forester’s Paristown Hall in Louisville, KY on July 15th and 16th as IMPACT Wrestling presents Derby City Rumble, featuring all your favorite IMPACT stars in action! Tickets are on-sale now at Ticketmaster.com.

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