Konosuke Takeshita announces that he's returning to AEW after April 10th

Originally published at Konosuke Takeshita announces that he's returning to AEW after April 10th

DDT’s Konosuke Takeshita is coming back to AEW.

It was announced on March 20th that All Elite Wrestling and DDT Pro Wrestling reached a new agreement that will result in DDT talents coming over to AEW. At today’s DDT show, current KO-D Openweight Champion Konosuke Takeshita appeared in front of the crowd and announced that after April 10th, he’ll be returning to the USA for AEW.

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竹下「しばらくアメリカのほうに遠征しに行きます。アメリカでは #AEW に参戦させていただきます! これはただ試合をしに行く訳ではなく、竹下幸之介の挑戦だと…世界との挑戦だと僕はそう捉えています」https://t.co/R9zHPFX3MQ#ddtpro pic.twitter.com/5sNtic9EnP

— DDT ProWrestling (@ddtpro) March 27, 2022

Konosuke last competed for AEW in 2021 at their ‘House Always Wins’ non-televised event and he wrestled on Dark: Elevation. Coming out of that stint, he stated on several occasions that he would be looking to come back to AEW.

Michael Nakazawa was in action on the 3/27 DDT show and unsuccessfully challenged MAO for the promotion’s Universal Championship.