Keiji Muto Talks Possible Match With Sting, Wrestling At NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16

Keiji Muto, also known as The Great Muta, returns to the ring on January 1st at Pro Wrestling NOAH’s “THE NEW YEAR” 2022 event. He spoke with Sports Illustrated about a wide range of topics. Here are the highlights:

His feud with Sting in WCW and another possible match:

“It has been a long time, but I wonder what sort of chemistry we would make now,” said Muto. “If that can contribute to the future, it means something. There may be an opportunity since he made his return.”

Being part of New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 16 – Night 3 event on January 8th when he teams with Kaito Kiyomiya against Kazuchika Okada & Hiroshi Tanahashi:

“At Wrestle Kingdom III, the match before mine was NJPW vs. NOAH, with [Mitsuharu] Misawa and [Takashi] Sugiura entering the ring of New Japan Pro-Wrestling,” said Muto. “Now I will be there in the ring of New Japan Pro-Wrestling as a wrestler of NOAH. I plan to do my best, and I hope the fans feel happy that Keiji Muto is a part of NOAH.”