Bobby Roode wasn’t the only free agent at NXT TakeOver: Dallas last night. Japanese star Kota Ibushi was also seen sitting with Funaki. WWE is now teasing that Ibushi could be entering the upcoming Global Cruiserweight Series. They posted the following teaser.
“NXT TakeOver: Dallas had no shortage of action inside the ring, but there also was plenty of intrigue beyond the ropes. During the live WWE Network event, Kota Ibushi was seen sitting amongst the capacity crowd of NXT fans. Is the Japanese Superstar the next highly-acclaimed competitor to bring his talents to NXT? Let the speculation begin.
The decorated grappler could have been taking in another action-packed NXT TakeOver, like the thousands of other fans in attendance at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. However, there’s also the possibility that he’s scouting his future competition. If it’s indeed the latter, who in NXT might Ibushi have his sights set on? Does the man they call “Golden Star” have plans to enter his name into the recently announced Global Cruiserweight Series? What dream matchups could be in store for Ibushi?
Stay with WWE.com for more on this developing story, and don’t miss NXT this Wednesday night at 8/7C on WWE Network.”