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Gabriel Kidd No Longer A NJPW Young Lion

Kidd is on excursion in the United States

Gabriel Kidd has revealed he is no longer a young lion in New Japan Pro-Wrestling, having graduated from the system. 

"So, I don't think it's really been announced officially really, but I've graduated the Young Lion system. I've had that conversation with Shibata-san and I'm on my excursion in [the] United States now. This is like - so I wrestled on the UK scene for a little bit and then went to Japan for a year-and-a-half and I'd never wrestled in America until recently so, I'm on excursion in the States and I'm doing some independent shows and New Japan Strong too," Kidd said on Wrestling Observer Live.

Following an invite from Katsuyori Shibata at a June 2019 RevPro show, Gabriel Kidd joined the NJPW LA Dojo soon after. He would make his NJPW debut in January 2020 and he continued to wrestle in Japan as a young lion until May 2021. 

Kidd has since headed to the United States and he will face Eddie Kingston on the December 9 Strong tapings from the Vermont Hollywood in Los Angeles, California.

H/T to POST Wrestling

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