Hideo Itami Returns To Action At Tonight's NXT House Show - PWPIX.net

Hideo Itami Returns To Action At Tonight’s NXT House Show

Hideo Itami

Following a series of injury-related setbacks, Hideo Itami wrestled for the first time in over a year at tonight’s NXT live event in Winter Haven, Florida.

He joined TM-61, the tag team of Shane Thorne and Nick Miller, for a match against NXT Champion Samoa Joe, Wesley Blake and Tino Sabbatelli.

Your eyes aren't deceiving you, #HideoItami is BACK! #NXTWinterHaven

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Itami has been out of action since May of last year due to a shoulder injury that required surgery. He was only expected to be sidelined for six months, but complications from the procedure delayed his return.