Kevin Kelly and New Japan Pro Wrestling have officially parted ways.
On Monday, NJPW sent out a press release to announce that Kelly has exited the company to seek “outside opportunities.” Of course, Kelly works as the lead play-by-play announcer on AEW Collision these days.
You can check out the official announcement below:
Kevin Kelly departs NJPW
Thank you for supporting New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
Kevin Kelly, who has been the English voice of New Japan broadcasts since King of Pro-Wrestling 2015, has departed NJPW to pursue outside opportunities.
Kevin was originally planning to join the English broadcast of Wrestle Kingdom 18 on January 4, but will be unable to attend due to family commitments.
New Japan Pro-Wrestling joins fans in their gratitude for the work Kevin has done to grow the English-speaking audience for NJPW, and for countless memorable calls over the years. We wish Kevin the very best in his future.
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Kevin Kelly, the renowned play-by-play announcer for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), has officially left the company to pursue “outside opportunities.” This announcement was made through a press release issued by NJPW on Monday. Kelly is currently working as the lead play-by-play announcer for AEW Collision.
Kevin Kelly has been the English voice of New Japan broadcasts since King of Pro-Wrestling in 2015. He has played a significant role in growing the English-speaking audience for NJPW and has provided countless memorable calls over the years. His departure from the company comes as a surprise to many fans who have appreciated his contributions to the wrestling industry.
Initially, Kevin Kelly was planning to join the English broadcast of Wrestle Kingdom 18 on January 4. However, due to family commitments, he will be unable to attend. Despite this setback, NJPW expressed their gratitude to Kevin for his work and wished him the very best in his future endeavors.
Kevin Kelly’s departure from NJPW marks a significant change for the company and its English-speaking audience. His voice and commentary have become synonymous with NJPW events, and fans will undoubtedly miss his presence. However, this opens up new opportunities for both Kevin Kelly and NJPW to explore different avenues and continue to evolve in the wrestling industry.
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As Kevin Kelly embarks on his new journey, wrestling enthusiasts eagerly anticipate what lies ahead for both him and NJPW. The wrestling landscape is constantly evolving, and this departure marks another chapter in the ever-changing world of professional wrestling.