Former WWE star set to make AEW debut on Dynamite in Fresno, CA

Former WWE NXT star Kushida finished up with the company back in the spring of 2022 as his contract reportedly expired. Since leaving WWE, Kushida returned to Japan and has been wrestling for NJPW.

AEW President Tony Khan announced via Twitter that Kushida will be debuting with the company this coming Wednesday night on Dynamite in Fresno, CA. Khan revealed that Kushida will challenge Darby Allin for the TNT title in an open challenge match.