Kobashi Retires, WWE Counts Down Hardcore Championship Moments, Will Honky Tonk Man Return to WWE TV?

Nick Paglino

Kobshi Retires

Japanese Pro Wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi officially retired today, and wrestled his final match at Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Kobashi Teamed with Jun Akiyama, Keiji Muto and Kensuke Sasaki to defeat KENTA, Go Shoizaki, Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Maybach Taniguchi.

Following the bout, Kobashi gave a farewell speech to the live crowd which included thanking the fans for what he considered to be the best career he possibly could have had.

Will Honky Tonk Man Return to WWE TV?

The Honky Tonk Man, who recently signed a WWE Legends deal, appeared on "Inside the Ropes" and had the following to say about a potential return to WWE TV:

"I would love to do something there on a full time basis, whatever they would have for me to do, because I think I can contribute something, somewhere, somehow. Do they need me there full time? Absolutely not. They don't need anybody. But sure I'll do some more stuff with them."

WWE Counts Down Hardcore Championship Moments

WWE has posted the following video:

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