Update on Katsuyori Shibata Trying to Gain Medical Clearance


One of the better moments of G1 Climax 29 came on the final night when Katsuyori Shibata engaged in physical activity after watching his friend, KENTA join Bullet Club.

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Immediately, there were hopes within fans that this may lead to an eventual match. Shibata has been retired for a couple of years now following a very serious head injury that required brain surgery

In the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer reports that while he is yet to be officially cleared, Shibata is going to try to be cleared by New Japan-Pro Wrestling. currently, Shibata trains Young Lions in the LA Dojo for NJPW

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