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Former NXT wrestlers, Gresham, Bey set for Philly NJPW Strong tapings

NJPW has announced four additions to the talent lineup for October's New Japan Strong tapings.

Jake Atlas, Alex Zayne, Jonathan Gresham, and Chris Bey have been added to next month's New Japan Showdown tapings in Philadelphia. The tapings are being held at the 2300 Arena on Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17.

Atlas and Zayne were both released by WWE during last month's NXT roster cuts. Zayne used the name Ari Sterling in WWE.

Atlas will be making his NJPW debut at the New Japan Showdown tapings, while Zayne had been part of NJPW Strong prior to signing with WWE.

Gresham is the current ROH Pure Champion. Bey is part of the Impact Wrestling roster and is a former X-Division Champion. Bey will also be appearing at this month's NJPW Strong tapings in Garland, Texas.

Here are the wrestlers that have been announced for the October tapings in Philadelphia:

  • Jay White
  • Will Ospreay
  • Minoru Suzuki
  • Lance Archer
  • El Phantasmo
  • Juice Robinson
  • David Finlay
  • Tom Lawlor
  • Brody King
  • Chris Dickinson
  • Hikuleo
  • Fred Rosser
  • TJP
  • Lio Rush
  • Clark Connors
  • Karl Fredericks
  • Jake Atlas
  • Alex Zayne
  • Jonathan Gresham
  • Chris Bey