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NJPW Superstar Suffers Neck Injury, CMLL Announcer Passes Away


Former CMLL ring announcer Armando Gaytan has passed away at the age of 76. The company issued the following statement:

“CMLL joins the pain suffered by the family of Mr. Armando Gaytan, better known as “Mucha Crema,” who was a ring announcer and for various years, was adorning various roles of this organization with his grand style.”

Gaytan worked with CMLL until 2009. He left the company to join Perro Aquayo Jr’s Perros del Mal promotion.


New Japan Pro Wrestling announced on Wednesday that Gabriel Kidd will miss the August 26th and 27th shows due to a neck injury. They said,

“We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Kidd wrestle. We appreciate your understanding and wish Kidd the best in his recovery.”

Here are the updated lineups:

August 26th
* Yuya Uemura, Yota Tsuji & Yuji Nagata vs YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii & Hirooki Goto

August 27
* Yota Tsuji vs Yuya Uemura
* Satoshi Kojima, Tomoaki Honma & Yuji Nagata vs YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii & Hirooki Goto

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