Rey Mysterio returning to New Japan Pro Wrestling for G1 Finals in August at Budokan Hall

New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced that Rey Mysterio will be returning to the promotion to wrestle at the upcoming G1 Finals on August 12 at Budokan Hall.

Mysterio’s opponent was not yet revealed for the event in Tokyo. He made his New Japan debut at the company’s Dominion event in Osaka teaming with Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin Thunder Liger against Cody Rhodes, Marty Scurll and Hangman Page.

The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online reports that Mysterio remains in discussions with WWE about a deal and the commitments he has left. Mysterio is still slated to wrestle on the upcoming ALL IN card on September 1 in Chicago during Labor Day weekend.