It seems Marty Scurll is returning to the world of professional wrestling quickly. In January 2020 “The Villain” signed a multi-year contract with Ring of Honor that not solely gave him the liberty to work in different promotions just like the NWA, however it additionally gave him the ability as head booker of the corporate. Nonetheless, later within the yr Scurll was accused of sexual abuse by a lady when she was 16 as a part of the Talking Out Motion. He launched a number of statements on the matter, admitting the accusations had been true however argued the encounter was consensual. ROH launched an investigation into the accusations and by the point the corporate returned from hiatus in October Scurll had been eliminated as booker and was absent from tv. ROH introduced it had parted methods with Scurll final month.
Nonetheless, on Wednesday morning Fightful reported Scurll was backstage at a current taping of NJPW Robust, New Japan Professional-Wrestling’s US-based promotion. Fanbyte‘s Emily Pratt then launched a separate report, citing a supply who revealed Scurll took half in an on-camera angle with Rocky Romero.
“They weren’t making an attempt to cover him,” the supply stated. “I assumed we had been going to be the corporate that wasn’t reserving these guys to get some buzz. They are going to get buzz alright, however in all probability not the type they’re in search of. And it simply reeks of letting issues slide as a result of these persons are all associates or no matter. I actually simply assume followers ought to know his involvement beforehand, to allow them to select to tune in or not.”
Scurll beforehand wrestled in New Japan starting in 2017 as a member of each Bullet Membership and The Elite, even profitable the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship. Many followers assumed Scurll would comply with the Younger Bucks, Kenny Omega, Cody Rhodes and Hangman Web page to launch All Elite Wrestling as soon as his ROH contract expired, however that by no means occurred.