Longtime WWE Superstar Confirms He's Returning Next Year

Tajiri confirmed Sunday on Twitter what we reported back in November in that he’s returning to WWE next year. Below is Tajiri’s tweet translated to English:

I gave you OK because I got OK from Regal GM yesterday 's NXT Osaka performance "I can announce it from tomorrow". I will return to WWE early next year. 12/27 Kanemura Retirement box office will be the last game in Japan, and acupuncture activity will end in Japan this month. Thank you very much, everyone for 10 years! It is!

Tapir teamed with Akira Tozawa in a losing effort against WWE NXT Tag Team Champions Tommasco Ciampa and Johnny Gargano at Saturday’s NXT live event in Osaka, Japan. He was also a participant in the 2016 WWE Cruiserweight Classic. We’ve also included his tweet below:

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