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WWE JAPAN TOUR KICKS OFF, BIG SIGNING ANNOUNCEMENT TOMORROW, WWE TEAM OFFICIALLY DONE, JERICHO AND MORE NEWS

By Mike Johnson on 2014-07-09 10:01:40
As we've noted in recent weeks, WWE will be touring Japan this weekend. Due to the time difference there, most of the crew is already in Tokyo, Japan. Hulk Hogan will be appearing (in a non-wrestling role) tomorrow in Tokyo and 7/12 in Osaka. Bray Wyatt and John Cena are working the first two nights and will then rush back to the States to main event the 7/12 WWE live event at Madison Square Garden. Others on the Japan tour are Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, Seth Rollins, NXT champ Adrian Neville, Sami Zayn, Kane, Paige, The Miz, Kofi Kingston, Cesaro, Paul Heyman, Rob Van Dam, Big E., Dolph Ziggler and Alicia Fox.

WWE will officially announce that they have signed former Pro Wrestling NOAH star KENTA tomorrow.

The brawl between Naomi and Cameron was indeed the official split between the two former Funkadactyls.

Santino Marella was backstage at both TV tapings this week and took part in charity appearances for WWE on Monday and Tuesday.

Chris Jericho's band Fozzy will release their new CD "Do You Wanna Start A War" on 7/22. Jericho will be the guest on Michael Cole's Wednesday WWE website interview.

Sheamus is teasing on social media he will unify the Intercontinental and United States titles by winning the battle royal for the IC belt at Battleground.

WWE live events on 9/6 in Hampton, VA and 9/7 in Salisbury, MD will go on sale this weekend.

WWE has released a special Hulkamania in Japan tour t-shirt.

The Oklahoma Gazette featured an interview with Mick Foley to promote his upcoming one man show in Oklahoma City.

The Guardian featured a piece on Antonio Inoki heading back to North Korea at this link.

WWE World champ Kurt Angle vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Randy Orton at WrestleMania 22 will be featured on next week's Wrestlemania Rewind.