In a post on his official Twitter account, Ichiban announced that he has signed a multi-year contract with Major League Wrestling.

The announcement reads, “The past few months have been incredible to witness. The amount of love & support that the wrestling community has given Ichiban & the NumberOne Dojo is what has allowed Ichiban to accomplish some very cool things in this year. This support keeps us pushing as we get closer & closer to our goals and we have only just scratched the surface. With that being said, we are proud to officially announce that Ichiban will be continuing his journey with Major League Wrestling! MLW & The NumberOne Dojo have come to a multi-year agreement for Ichiban to continue his professional development, as well as sharpen his skills by competing against some of the best talents in the world. Ichiban will continue to wave the NumberOne Dojo flag & represent all of his supporters with great honor and pride. We thank you all for helping us make it this far & we hope for your continued support as we continue to move forward to the world stage.”