After a report by Yahoo Japan, Japanese Wrestling Star Meiko Satomura signed with WWE for the NXT UK brand as a coach and an in-ring talent, Satomura confirmed the signing on Twitter (see below).
The 41-year old Satomura is set to challenge NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray for the title.
You can watch Satomura’s video vignette above.
Triple H and Shawn Michaels took to Twitter to comment on Satomura’s signing, which you can check out below.
Satomura is here ‼️
I signed and will be joining NXT UK🇬🇧
Be prepared 🇯🇵
— 里村明衣子 meiko satomura (@satomurameiko) January 28, 2021
.@satomurameiko’s presence will be an absolute game changer for the #NXTUK women’s division. @Kay_Lee_Ray wanted some more competition, one of the best in the world is coming… #WeAreNXTUK #BePrepared https://t.co/9p9TsulBjY
— Triple H (@TripleH) January 28, 2021
— Shawn Michaels (@ShawnMichaels) January 28, 2021