DDT Japanese Wrestling Sensation Signed For Canadian Wrestling Debut


Canadian Wrestling’s Elite is proud to announce a huge deal for the organization and Canadian wrestling as a whole that will see the Canadian wrestling debut of Japanese based promotion DDT Star Shigehiro Irie!

The 254lbs Japanese heavyweight superstar is a 8 year veteran of the sport who DDT has invested a lot of time and money in molding to be a major star for the organization and his next stop on his journey is Canada and Canadian Wrestling’s Elite!

Beginning active competition in 2008 Shigehiro Irie would then go on to join the World famous DDT promotion helped made famous by CWE alumni Kenny Omega and New Japan/CWC Star Kota Ibushi.

The heavyweight competitor has gone on to win gold in DDT capturing KO-D Tag Team Championships and the KO-D Open Weight Championship defeating Kenny Omega, the man going on to headline Wrestle Kingdom this year and go on to become the longest defending champion in the title’s history. He has also held the Big Japan Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championships.

In 2015 Irie would also become a part time member of the All Japan Pro Wrestling roster by the way of a personal invitation of Japanese wrestling legend Jun Akiyama.

Throughout 2016 he would spend a good portion of the year in the United States competing for various independent companies and finding great success in a lot of them even capturing championships and winning prestigious tournament. He will now come to Canada and CWE looking for the same result.

This announcement is just a small part of a bigger picture that can’t be revealed at this time but will most likely see more DDT stars appear in CWE in the future and CWE stars getting an opportunity in Japan for DDT.

DDT Pro Wrestling Star “The Japanese Beast” Shigehiro Irie makes his Canadian wrestling debut on CWE’s New Heights Tour and he has sent a special message from Japan in preparation for it!

 Shighiro Irie Enters The 50 Man Rumble To Remember.

All 49 other competitors in this year’s 50 man Rumble To Remember match on January 20th just had their odds of winning severely decreased with the addition of the newly announced addition to The New Heights Tour, DDT Star Shighiro Irie!

The Japanese heavyweight superstar is coming to Canada and Canadian Wrestling’s Elite to impress and go back to Japan and a winner and there is no greater way for Shighiro Irie to do that but outlasting 49 others competitors and win the Rumble To Remember and go on to main event against the CWE Champion at the 8th Anniversary Spectacular May 5th!

Weighing in at over 250 pounds this agile heavyweight will have a distinct advantage over most of his opponents with sheer gravity alone never mind the incredible velocity the strikes of a competitor his size will hit you at.

CWE is the land of opportunity and that has been expanded to a global scale. Shighiro Irie looks to take full advantage of that January 20th in Winnipeg!

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