New Japan Pro Wrestling issued the following press release announcing that the remaining live events for the month of January have been canceled or postponed due to safety protocols. This comes after six wresters had elevated temperatures and were pulled from shows over the weekend. Check out the full details below.
Thank you for your support of New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
With a number of wrestlers presenting elevated temperatures or being in close contact with same, and in accordance with event protocols, New Japan Pro-Wrestling has arrived at the difficult decision to cancel or postpone remaining live events on the schedule for January.
We deeply apologise to fans for the inconvenience, disappointment and concern caused by this decision, and appreciate your understanding.
The cancelation affects the following three live events:
LEC Cleanpa! Presents new Year’s Golden Series
Tuesday January 25 Fukushima ・Toyota Crown Arena
Saturday January 29 Korakuen Hall
Sunday January 30 Ibaraki・Kamisu Bousai Arena
One event has been postponed:
Friday January 28, Aichi –> Monday April 18 Aichi ・Nagoya Congress Center Event Hall
All ticket holders are eligible to be refunded, with a refund process to be outlined before the end of January. Tickets for the Aichi event on January 28 are valid for April 18. For assistance, please fill a contact form here with the subject line ‘ticket inquiries’
Live touring is set to resume February 6 in Chiba, with February 7’s card live and in English from Korakuen Hall on NJPW World. Please keep checking NJPW’s official homepage and social media for the latest event information.