Wheeler Yuta is one of the most promising young talents in all of AEW and there’s no denying that. Yuta wanted to earn the respect of The Blackpool Combat Club and following his impressive victory at ROH Supercard of Honor, it looks like he’s finally got their stamp of approval.

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Yuta squared off against Josh Woods for the latter’s ROH Pure Championship at the Supercard of Honor pay-per-view event, which emanated from Curtis Culwell Center in Dallas, Texas. The challenger showed amazing technical skills as he took on the always amazing Woods.

The match involved lots of back and forth action. At one point during the match, Woods delivered a knee strike right into the temple of Yuta mid air. The challenger came back with multiple elbow strikes to Woods’ collarbone. He then pinned the champion clean 1, 2, 3.

AEW President and CEO Tony Khan later announced that Yuta had signed with the company. Khan looks more than eager to build ROH around young talent and him putting the title on Yuta speaks volumes about his commitment to the growth of the product.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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