NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING: NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING: NJPW announces the departure of announcer Kevin Kelly

Posted on 11/15/123 by Colin Vassallo

New Japan Pro-Wrestling announced that Kevin Kelly has
officially left the company to pursue other opportunities.

Kelly, now free from NJPW duties, has officially joined AEW
in a full-time role.

“Kevin Kelly, who has been the English voice of New Japan
broadcasts since King of Pro-Wrestling 2015, has departed
NJPW to pursue outside opportunities,” a press release from
New Japan stated. “Kevin was originally planning to join the
English broadcast of Wrestle Kingdom 18 on January 4, but
will be unable to attend due to family commitments.”

NJPW thanked Kelly for his work to grow the English-speaking
audience for NJPW, and for countless memorable calls over
the years.

“We wish Kevin the very best in his future,” the statement

Kelly has been doing commentary for AEW every Saturday night
on Collision.

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