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NJPW has locked down Hiroshi Tanahashi to a new deal.

In a recent blog entry, Tanahashi revealed that he visited the New Japan offices to sign a new contract with the company. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Tanahashi made his NJPW debut in 1999, progressing through the ranks to become "The Ace" and earning his top star status.

While with the promotion, he has won the IWGP Heavyweight Championship eight times, the IWGP Intercontinental Championship twice, and the IWGP United States Championship three times. He also had memorable matches with several top stars during his run with the company, including Kazuchika Okada.

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