Joshi superstar, Yuka Sakazaki is heading stateside and will return to AEW in July.
Tokyo Joshi Pro broke the news via their official Twitter page. The Joshi promotion announced the following;
“[BREAKING] Yuka Sakazaki @YukaSakazaki will be on US excursion! She will be in the US from July to appear in #AEW.”
Sakazaki is no stranger to AEW. The ‘Magical Girl’ featured heavily in the promotion’s early days. At their first pay-per-view, Double or Nothing Sakazaki teamed with Emi Sakura and Aja Kong to face Ryo Mizunami, Hikaru Shida and Riho.
Sakazaki was recently a part of the AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament. She was in the Japanese bracket which featured Aja Kong, Emi Sakura, Maki Itho, Ryo Mizunami, Mei Suruga, Rin Kadakura and VENY.
Sakazaki reached the finals of the Japanese bracket but ultimately fell to Mizunami.
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