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Big Damo Wants To Wrestle In Japan, Face Tomohiro Ishii Again

Damo has big plans

Following his WWE release, Big Damo (FKA Killian Dain) has his eyes on wrestling in Japan at some point in the future. 

"Well, it's difficult because there are so many things I still want to do. I still have a bucket list of places I want to see, people I want to wrestle with. So, if I could choose my own path, that would be even better. I could just choose whoever I want to wrestle with every week; that would be fantastic. But no, out of all seriousness, definitely on my bucket list is to wrestle in Japan, and that is something I'm really going to try and do over the next few years," Damo told Sportskeeda.

"Like, there is no timeframe for that. I'm not saying like by the end of September; I'll be doing whatever; right now, I'm a foreigner living in America. So, there are a few legal hurdles I have to jump through before I can do anything, to be honest. But for the next few years, that would definitely be the goal, is to get out there in Japan because I've been blessed and very lucky that I've managed to have the career that I've had and the guys who I've wrestled from Japan have been some of the best matches of my career. So, that would be something that I'm definitely excited about in the future."

Damo faced Shinsuke Nakamura, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Tomohiro Ishii in RevPro before The Beast Of Belfast signed with WWE and he revealed a rematch with Ishii appeals to him the most. The former NXT Tag Team Champion also named Kazuchika Okada, Shingo Takagi and Kenny Omega as others he would like to clash with. 

"That's a question! Well, I mean, so I've been a fan of Shingo for such a long time. I followed him in Dragon Gate, so watching how he has evolved as a wrestler has been incredible. So he would be an interesting one, obviously. Okada is one I never got a chance to wrestle. Okada is; he is just such a perfect wrestler. He is like what Randy Orton is to American wrestling; Okada is to Japanese wrestling; they are just so good at everything," Damo added.

"Then also the likes of Kenny Omega and stuff like that, a wonderful person to wrestle with. But if you put a gun to my head and tell who I'd love to wrestle the most, it would be Tomohiro Ishii. I wrestled him in 2015, and it was one of the best experiences of my career, and I'd definitely love to do it again at the drop of a hat."

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