Report: Major Reason Why WWE Signed KENTA, Backstage Details on His Involvement in WWE’s Japanese Expansion

Nick Paglino

KENTAAccording to The Wrestling Observer, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to WWE signing KENTA, and him joining the company is more than a simple talent signing.

A major reason why WWE signed KENTA is because the WWE Network will be launching in Japan next year, and the company has wanted a top Japanese star to help with WWE’s expansion in Japan.

As we previously noted, KENTA will be reporting to Orlando this coming week, and is expected to be a regular on NXT TV by the fall. This coincides with WWE’s announcement that J Sports, a Japanese satellite channel, will begin airing NXT very soon.

Once KENTA arrives at the Performance Center in Orlando, another press conference is expected to take place.

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