MLW, CMLL and NJPW have announced that they will be teaming up for a “strategic alliance” that will see several crossovers between the three companies.
The announcement, which was made on Wednesday, can be seen below:
MLW / CMLL / NJPW unite for landmark strategic alliance
Major League Wrestling (“MLW”), Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (“CMLL”) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (“NJPW”) today announced the formation of a landmark strategic alliance.
The three world class organizations will unite for a variety of crossover collaborations, commencing this October. The strategic alliance creates the ultimate stage for each organization to showcase their signature fighting styles and athletes.
“It’s a privilege and honor to forge an alliance with CMLL and work with Mr. Salvador Lutteroth Lomeli and his team while expanding MLW’s relationship with New Japan to create an extraordinary collaboration,” said MLW CEO and Founder Court Bauer. “I wish to thank Mr. Salvador Lutteroth Lomeli, Mr. Naoki Sugabayashi, Mr. Takami Ohbari and Rocky Romero for building the foundation for this opportunity. We look forward to showcasing the extraordinary athletes from Mexico, Japan, and America for fans worldwide.”
Celebrating its 90th anniversary earlier this month, CMLL is recognized as the premier lucha libre organization in the world. Introducing lucha libre to Mexico on September 21, 1933, CMLL, originally known as EMLL, is a sports and cultural institution, with the famous Arena Mexico hosting some of Mexico’s most iconic matches and becoming the unrivaled leader in lucha libre. Recognized for its rich tradition and celebrated for its unmatched excellence, CMLL is synonymous with lucha libre in Mexico and around the world.
Founded January 13, 1972, New Japan Pro-Wrestling is the largest and longest-running professional wrestling promotion in Japan. Defining the term fighting spirit, NJPW is heralded as the King of Sports. Promoting marquee events, such as Wrestle Kingdom and the brilliant G1 CLIMAX tournament, NJPW is the gold standard. In 2009, NJPW and CMLL formed an alliance highlighted by the crossover of each roster as well as touring events. In 2019, NJPW established its US based subsidiary, New Japan Pro-Wrestling of America. NJPW is acknowledged for its growing footprint as a preeminent wrestling promotion around the world.
Major League Wrestling debuted June 15, 2002, presenting a variety of wrestling styles in its matches. MLW is recognized for featuring some of the sport’s most storied wrestling families, today’s top ranked wrestlers and the next generation of world class fighters. MLW programming is broadcast in 60+ countries worldwide, including MLW Fusion on beIN Sports in the U.S. and on Ayozat TV on SKY in the United Kingdom. MLW premium live events stream exclusively on FITE+.
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MLW, CMLL, and NJPW Join Forces for a Groundbreaking Strategic Alliance
In a groundbreaking move for the professional wrestling industry, Major League Wrestling (MLW), Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) have announced a strategic alliance that will bring about several exciting crossovers between the three companies. This collaboration is set to create new opportunities for wrestlers and fans alike, showcasing the unique fighting styles and talents of each organization.
The announcement of this strategic alliance was made on Wednesday, marking a significant moment in the history of professional wrestling. The partnership between MLW, CMLL, and NJPW is set to commence this October, promising a series of crossover collaborations that will captivate audiences worldwide.
MLW CEO and Founder Court Bauer expressed his enthusiasm for the alliance, stating, “It’s a privilege and honor to forge an alliance with CMLL and work with Mr. Salvador Lutteroth Lomeli and his team while expanding MLW’s relationship with New Japan to create an extraordinary collaboration.” Bauer also extended his gratitude to the key individuals involved in building the foundation for this opportunity.
CMLL, celebrating its 90th anniversary earlier this month, is widely recognized as the premier lucha libre organization in the world. Since introducing lucha libre to Mexico on September 21, 1933, CMLL has become a sports and cultural institution. The famous Arena Mexico has hosted some of Mexico’s most iconic matches, solidifying CMLL’s unrivaled leadership in the world of lucha libre. Known for its rich tradition and unmatched excellence, CMLL is synonymous with lucha libre in Mexico and beyond.
On the other hand, New Japan Pro-Wrestling, founded on January 13, 1972, holds the distinction of being the largest and longest-running professional wrestling promotion in Japan. NJPW is renowned for its fighting spirit and is hailed as the King of Sports. The promotion organizes marquee events such as Wrestle Kingdom and the G1 CLIMAX tournament, which have become synonymous with excellence in the wrestling industry. In 2009, NJPW and CMLL formed an alliance that included crossover events and touring. In 2019, NJPW expanded its reach by establishing its US-based subsidiary, New Japan Pro-Wrestling of America.
Meanwhile, Major League Wrestling made its debut on June 15, 2002, and has since gained recognition for presenting a variety of wrestling styles in its matches. MLW is known for featuring some of the sport’s most storied wrestling families, top-ranked wrestlers, and the next generation of world-class fighters. MLW programming is broadcast in over 60 countries worldwide, with MLW Fusion airing on beIN Sports in the U.S. and on Ayozat TV on SKY in the United Kingdom. MLW’s premium live events are exclusively streamed on FITE+.
With this strategic alliance, wrestling fans can look forward to witnessing the best of all three organizations coming together to create unforgettable moments in the ring. The collaboration will not only provide new opportunities for wrestlers to showcase their skills but also offer fans a unique and diverse wrestling experience.
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In conclusion, the strategic alliance between MLW, CMLL, and NJPW marks a significant milestone in the world of professional wrestling. This collaboration will bring together the best talents from each organization, creating a platform for them to showcase their unique fighting styles and entertain fans worldwide. Wrestling enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing epic crossovers and unforgettable moments as this alliance takes shape.