Yesterday evening Rev Pro UK announced their next show Live at the 229 54, amongst the match announcements Rev Pro UK revealed that AJPW Jr heavyweight Francesco Akira would be making his debut.
Rev Pro UK made the announcement via their social media pages;
Francesco Akira will be making his debut against one of British Wrestling’s top UK Jr heavyweights and veteran of UK independent scene Robbie X. Francesco Akira comes to UK with plenty of hype as he is the first ever European to become the AJPW Jr Heavyweight champion and was winner of the 2021 Jr. Battle of Glory.
This will not be the first time Francesco Akira has competed in the UK having previously wrestled for Wrestle Gate and Attack Pro Wrestling as well as OTT, he is also scheduled to appear for Wrestle Carnival in the UK on 14th of November.
Rev Pro UK recently announced their annual British J Cup for the 7th of November and it will be interesting to see if Francesco Akira will be part of this tournament as he’d be a fantastic addition.
Full Card details for Live at the 229 54
Tag Team Championship Match
The Young Guns vs Aussie Open (c)
Cruiserweight Championship Match
Chris Ridgeway vs Michael Oku
Brendan White and Doug Williams vs Sunshine Machine
Yota Tsuji vs RKJ
Francesco Akira vs Robbie X
Amira Blair vs Debbie Kietel
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Rev Pro UK Live at the 229 54 is set for Sunday the 3rd of October at the 229 in London and will be available on Rev Pro UK’s on demand service RPW on Demand which currently offers a 2 week free trial.
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