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Massive Free Agent expected to be joining AEW in the near future for the Blood and Guts match

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The recent news of a significant free agent expected to join AEW has sparked excitement, with many hoping for an NJPW megastar.

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The Upcoming Blood & Guts Match

The anticipation revolves around the upcoming Blood & Guts match scheduled for the July 19th episode of AEW Dynamite.

The match will feature The Elite, consisting of Kenny Omega, ‘Hangman’ Adam Page, The Young Bucks, and a surprise partner. They will face off against The Blackpool Combat Club, which includes Jon Moxley, Wheeler Yuta, Claudio Castagnoli, Konosuke Takeshita, and another surprise partner.

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The Speculation Around Kota Ibushi in AEW

The speculation is that the big free agent expected to join AEW is none other than Kota Ibushi. Fightful Select reports that most of the talent they spoke to this week believe that Ibushi will be joining the company in some capacity, specifically for the upcoming Blood & Guts show.

However, AEW has not made an official announcement, and Ibushi has been relatively quiet publicly of late.

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Ibushi’s Future Plans with AEW

The report also noted that Ibushi has reduced his media obligations due to his schedule picking up in the future.

A source close to Ibushi in Japan has indicated that he’s planning to work the upcoming AEW show. This information has further fueled speculation about Ibushi’s involvement in the Blood & Guts match.

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Kenny Omega’s Hint

Adding to the speculation, Kenny Omega, a member of The Elite, dropped a hint about their partner after Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite.

He mentioned an old friend who he recruited last month, someone very near and dear to his heart, and someone who cares about the Elite, this promotion, and changing the face of pro wrestling.

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