Going into Sakura Genesis one of the most exciting parts of the card was the reveal of the new United Empire member. For weeks fans have speculated on the identity of “X” who teamed with Jeff Cobb and Great O-Khan to take on Los Ingobernables De Japon. “The ultimate weapon” Aaron Henare, who recently showcased some edge, was revealed to be the new member making himself the fourth heavyweight in the United Empire stable that’s shaping up to be one of the strongest lineups in NJPW, and we mean pure strength!
Toa Henare is X, the newest member of United Empire pic.twitter.com/2T2ODclOlp
— Super J-Cast (@thesuperjcast) April 4, 2021
Aaron Henare has been someone on the brink of a push in NJPW for some time now under his old moniker Toa Henare. Henare is a match for wrestlers like Tomohiro Ishii with his stiff wrestling style and ability to take a hit. Now with a new name, a new level of aggression, and a new faction it seems the time has come for Henare to get his long-awaited push.
Aaron Henare pinned SANADA to win the match for his side. Look for a feud between the two to spiral out of this match with a number of big NJPW shows coming up in the near future that could use an important singles match to spice the card up.
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