Source: The Wrestling Observer
Hall of Famer Appearing at Japan Show?
With WWE inducting him into the Hall of Fame this year, there is talk that Tatsumi Fujinami might appear at one or both WWE Japan shows in July. As announced, the July 4th show will be broadcast live on the WWE Network.
Brock Lesnar’s Impact on Ticket Sales
In related news, it’s being said ticket sales for the July 4th Tokyo show were decent until Brock Lesnar was announced for the event, at which time the show sold out immediately.
A sellout for WWE at Sumo Hall is only 6,550 tickets but they will probably list 11,000 like everyone else used to.
Major Update on Kevin Owens Main Roster Status
With regards to Kevin Owens recently signing a main roster deal with WWE, the idea is he will continue to work in NXT at big TV events and live specials, but likely for only a short period of time.
Owens will continue to be featured regularly on main roster WWE TV, and will likely be positioned as the #2 heel in the company behind Seth Rollins.
Owens will be on the road with WWE working with John Cena for the next several months at live events.