Konosuke Takeshita is officially All Elite.
Tony Khan announced via Twitter that Konosuke Takeshita has officially signed with All Elite Wrestling. On Friday’s AEW Rampage, Takeshita and Jun Akiyama triumphed over Eddie Kingston & Ortiz.
This was Jun Akiyama’s AEW debut. A singles match between Kingston and Akiyama will take place on Zero Hour tonight.
On Saturday at 7 p.m. ET, at the AEW All Out Zero Hour pre-show, Takeshita will address the audience. The even will be streaming on the AEW youtube channel. The main card starts at 8 p.m. ET
Takeshita made his AEW debut in 2021 and participated in a number of high-profile fights in 2022, including contests with Eddie Kingston, Jon Moxley, Hangman Page, and Claudio Castagnoli. After wrestling for DDT Pro Wrestling between the end of August and the start of September, he recently made his way back to the country.
The full card for tonight’s event is listed below:
Full Gear main card —
- AEW World Champion Jon Moxley defends against MJF
- Interim AEW Women’s World Champion Toni Storm defends against Jamie Hayter
- AEW Tag Team Champions The Acclaimed defend against Swerve In Our Glory
- AEW Trios Champions Death Triangle defend against The Elite
- ROH World Champion Chris Jericho defends against Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli, and Sammy Guevara in a four-way match
- TNT Champion Wardlow defends against Samoa Joe and Powerhouse Hobbs in a triple-threat match
- TBS Champion Jade Cargill defends against Nyla Rose
- Saraya vs. Britt Baker
- Steel cage match: Jungle Boy vs. Luchasaurus
- Sting & Darby Allin vs. Jay Lethal & Jeff Jarrett
Zero Hour —
- Jun Akiyama vs. Eddie Kingston
- World title eliminator tournament semifinal match: Ricky Starks vs. Brian Cage
- Orange Cassidy, Trent Beretta, Chuck Taylor, Rocky Romero & Danhausen vs. The Factory (QT Marshall, Cole Karter, Nick Comoroto, Aaron Solo & Lee Johnson)
- We’ll hear from Konosuke Takeshita