By Sebastián Martínez – PUBLISHED ON 02/22/2021 AT 10:48
Through a press release on its website, New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced that Hiromu takahashi He is on leave with a shoulder injury. In an update, provided by New Japan World, it has been reported that the fighter will be on leave for 6 months due to a chest injury. This loss has caused his absence from the Castle Attack tour show that takes place this morning.
“Hiromu Takahashi has suffered a left shoulder injury and will not be able to compete on tonight’s card at Korakuen Hall,” New Japan Pro-Wrestling wrote in the official press release. “Takahashi suffered the injury on February 19 in Morioka and is currently undergoing medical evaluation. Further updates on his condition will be posted as they become available.”
Hiromu takahashi was scheduled to team up with BUSHI and Shingo Takagi against El Phantasmo, Yujiro Takahashi and Taiji Ishimori. Due to this injury, the updated card features a tag team match between Shingo and BUSHI against El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori.
Hiromu Takahashi and BUSHI are currently scheduled to face El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori. for the IWGP Junior Weight Tag Team Championship. at the Road to Castle Attack event to be held on Thursday, but the company has not announced any changes to this yet. As well is scheduled to defend the IWGP Jr.weight Championship against El Phantasmo on the second day of Castle Attack on Sunday February 28 at the Osaka-Jo Hall. We will see what decision New Japan Pro-Wrestling makes in this regard.
It should be remembered that Hiromu Takahashi broke his neck at an NJPW event in San Francisco after a Junior title match against Mexico’s Dragon Lee. At the end of the fight, backstage, he fainted and had to be transferred to the hospital. He made his first appearance at a Japanese company event 16 months later and returned to wrestling at Wrestle Kingdom 14.
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