New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced that Jon Moxley was unable to appear for his scheduled title defense at the ‘King of Pro Wrestling’ event. The IWGP United States Championship has been declared vacant by NJPW.
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) October 14, 2019
New Japan Pro Wrestling released the following statement:
Due to travel delays as a result of this weekend’s Typhoon Hagibis, we regret to announce that Jon Moxley will be unable to appear at Ryogoku Sumo Hall for King of Pro Wrestling on Monday October 14.
As Moxley is unable to wrestle in a scheduled championship defence, he has relinquished the IWGP United States Championship.