KUSHIDA Off Upcoming NJPW Show Due To Health Concerns


New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) has announced that KUSHIDA will no longer participate in an upcoming event in Kumamoto, Japan tomorrow due to health concerns related to a suspected skin disease. The Japanese star was initially removed from a show last Saturday after coming down with a fever.

You can check out the official announcement below:


KUSHIDA, who was scheduled to wrestle on a non televised live event September 21 in Kumamoto, will miss the event as a precaution due to health concerns.

KUSHIDA was removed from Saturday’s event in Kagoshima after presenting with a fever. After testing negative for COVID-19, he underwent consultation with doctors who diagnosed him with a suspected skin disease.

We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing KUSHIDA wrestle, and appreciate your understanding.

The following change has been made to Wednesday’s card.

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toru Yano, Tama Tonga, KUSHIDA & Jado vs Jay White, Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, Taiji Ishimori & Gedo ->

Hiroshi Tanahashi, Toru Yano, Tama Tonga & Jado vs Jay White, Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows & Taiji Ishimori

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