WWE Rumors: WWE Signs a Huge International Superstar

Published 10/27/2020, 12:20 PM EDT


WWE is rumored to sign a huge international talent from Japan. The deal will be pivotal for WWE’s developmental talents and is rumored to be with female wrestling legend Meiko Satomura.

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Tokyo Sports reports Satomura is expected to be joining WWE fairly shortly. Recently, Meiko announced that she’d be moving into a limited role with her Sendai Girls promotion in Japan.

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Satomura did not take names, but she explained she wants to move forward to a new stage in life. She is rumored to be moving to England to serve as a wrestler-cum-coach for the NXT UK brand from next month.

She denied moving any possibility of her moving to NXT UK. However, independent wrestlers often deny joining a promotion. They do so to work on the surprise factor for when they do make their bow in the promotion.

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Meiko Satomura will be pivotal in WWE

Meiko is of legendary status in Japan. She debuted in an all-female wrestling promotion called Gaea Japan and won multiple accolades across various promotions.

The rumor, if true, would not be Meiko Satomura’s first work, WWE. In the past, she had a brief stint with the company. The Japanese star was a participant in the second-ever Mae Young Classic in 2018.

She advanced into the semi-finals before the eventual winner, Toni Storm, defeated her.

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Since then, Satomura maintained close contact with the company. There were reports that she would be a key figure in NXT Japan expansion scheduled for next year. However, because of the pandemic, the project got delayed.

WWE loves to sign wrestlers of great stature into their own. They mainly do it to tap into the superstar’s vast fanbase. As of now, there are no reports if the agreement with Satomura is permanent or not. WWE often asks new talents to keep mum about their debut, so fans don’t expect Meiko to release a statement.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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