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Scott D'Amore invites Hiromu Takahashi to challenge for Impact X-Division title

Takahashi defeated Ace Austin this weekend in the Best of the Super Juniors.

Scott D'Amore has invited NJPW's Hiromu Takahashi to challenge for Impact Wrestling's X-Division Championship. 

Takahashi defeated the current champion, Ace Austin, in the Best of the Super Juniors on Saturday. Following the match, Austin congratulated Takahashi on his victory in a tweet he posted in Japanese. 

"Congratulations. I am forced to respect you, but I will meet again," reads a Google translation of Austin's post. 

"A man never breaks his word, right? I want your belt!" Takahashi responded. 

This led D'Amore to invite Takahashi to travel through the forbidden door and challenge for the X-Division Championship in an Impact Wrestling ring. 

"Well @TIMEBOMB1105, there is an open door for you to walk through. Come step in an @IMPACTWRESTLING ring anytime. Your title shot awaits…" he wrote. 

Both Takahashi and Austin went into their match on Saturday undefeated with 2-0 records. Austin defeated Clark Connors and Yoshinobu Kanemaru in his first tournament matches. Takahashi defeated Ryusuke Taguchi and Francesco Akira in his opening contests.