Takahashi has been out of action since July 7, 2018, when he suffered a broken neck forcing him to vacate the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship.
THE TIME BOMB STILL TICKS!
Hiromu Takahashi is BACK!!
— njpwworld (@njpwworld) November 3, 2019
Following Will Ospreay’s victory over BUSHI at NJPW Power Struggle, Ospreay called out anyone to face him, Takahashi would accept the challenge.