The Golden Star Kota Ibushi who is widely considered one of the best in-ring professional wrestlers in the world is in advanced discussions to appear in AEW sources tell SW.

AEW Officials and more importantly Kenny Omega have been recruiting Kota Ibushi to AEW for some time now. Omega & Ibushi are best real life best friends.

TOKYO, JAPAN – OCTOBER 08: Kota Ibushi gestures prior to the 3 Way match between Kenny Omega, Cody and Kota Ibushi during the King of Pro-Wresting at Ryogoku Kokugikan on October 8, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)

The two great wrestlers have a long history together and wrestled each other in their early wrestling years including winning the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Championships together.

Now the two may be joining forces once again in AEW and officials would love to have Kota Ibushi to appear at ALL OUT and/or GRAND SLAM but are awaiting results on health protocols to see if he would be cleared in time as Ibushi is currently dealing with a shoulder injury.

AEW officials have written up early script Kota Ibushi including a “Golden Lovers” and “Golden Elite” Programs.

WWE has been trying to sign Ibushi to the company since the Cruiserweight classic in 2016 which he participated in. He had turned down multiple offers, his close personal relationship with Kenny Omega plays a majors deciding factor into appearing in AEW.

Pro wrestling in 2022 is going to get even crazier. Stay tuned to Slice Wrestling for the latest updates.


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