WWE News / New Japan Pro: MVP Becomes Inaugural Intercontinental Champion!

LewisAnalyst IIIFebruary 17, 2017

Former WWE Superstar and Current New Japan Pro Wrestling Star: MVP has become the first ever NJPW IWGP Intercontinental Champion, according to Wrestling Revealed.com.

MVP and New Japan Pro Wrestling concluded their "East Coast Invasion" in Philadelphia yesterday which saw Former WWE United States Champion win the tournament to crown the Champion.

MVP first wrestled Kazuchika Okada and was put over the TNA star in the first round. Okada was aligned with TNA wrestler Samoa Joe earlier this year.

The second round consisted of MVP going over former TNA Star Tetsuya Naitō who was part of the 'No Limit' team TNA had in 2009.

The final round which saw MVP Crowned Champion rather than Toru Yano.

MVP is living the dream so to speak, as he has stated several times that wrestling in Japan was his ultimate dream in the world of professional wrestling.

Congratulations MVP.