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Jeff Cobb Wins NJPW World TV Title, Says He ‘Chose’ Not To Join AE

One Big Thing

At NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2024 Night One, Jeff Cobb defeated Zack Sabre Jr. to win the NJPW World TV Championship, marking his first championship win in New Japan Pro Wrestling since 2019.

Key Points

  • In a post-match interview, Cobb addressed the current state of champions in NJPW.
  • He agreed with Shota Umino’s sentiment that champions should show up for tours, not just big shows.
  • Cobb criticized champions “sitting on fat contracts in America,” saying “fuck you” to them.
  • He revealed that he could’ve gone to AEW but chose not to, opting to represent NJPW instead.

Why It Matters

Jeff Cobb’s win and subsequent comments highlight the ongoing tensions between NJPW and AEW. His decision to remain loyal to NJPW and criticize those who prioritize AEW contracts over NJPW tours sheds light on the challenges faced by wrestlers navigating the current landscape of the industry.

Other Notable Events

In the main event of NJPW Wrestling Dontaku, Nic Nemeth successfully defended the IWGP Global Heavyweight Championship against Hiroshi Tanahashi.

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