Jack Perry’s surprise appearance at last month’s Battle in the Valley event delighted AEW fans. Perry jumped the rails, entered the ring, and singled out Shota Umino, making it clear that he was targeting him. He is set to battle with Umino and NJPW has finally confirmed the date for his in-ring debut.

Jack Perry made an unexpected debut at NJPW’s Battle in the Valley on January 13th, stunning fans as he entered the ring and attacked Shota Umino in a surprising turn of events.

Following the confrontation, Perry shifted his focus to his AEW contract, tearing it up on camera. This marked Perry’s first pro wrestling appearance since his suspension for his involvement in the 2023 AEW All In brawl.

Jack Perry is poised to step back into the squared circle for the first time since August 27, 2023, participating in the New Japan Cup Tournament in NJPW. The tournament, featuring over 25 wrestlers in a round-robin format, will include contenders such as Shota Umino, Kenta, and Taichi.


Scheduled from March 6 to March 20, Perry’s confirmed return match is set for March 6, 2024, where he will square off against Shota Umino, marking his first bout since last year’s All In.

It remains to be seen how NJPW will be booking Jack Perry as part of his in-ring debut. After all, many fans are curious to see what direction Jack Perry will be taking his character next month.

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