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Former Mae Young Classic competitor joining WWE NXT UK



It was announced on Tuesday by Tokyo Sports that Meiko Satomura is joining WWE’s NXT UK brand in a player-coach role.

She will start to limit her appearances in Sendai Girls’ Pro Wrestling going forward as well as miss upcoming shows in Sendai PIT on November 22 and Korakuen Hall on November 29.

Per the article, she is slated to travel to England in November. Although not confirmed, it appears that WWE is planning to hold NXT UK TV tapings around these dates and it will most likely be at the BT Sport Studios in London.

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Most fans will remember her from competing in the 2018 edition of the Mae Young Classic tournament. This is where she beat Killer Kelly, Mercedes Martinez and Lacey Lane, but came up short in a semi-final match to Toni Storm, who would win the tournament.

Satomura has also worked for PROGRESS Wrestling, Pro-Wrestling: EVE and Fight Club: PRO in England.