By Nicolas Lafferriere – POSTED ON 02/21/2021 AT 4:44 AM
Bad news for fans of New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Through a statement on its social networks and website, the company has confirmed Hiromu Takahashi’s discharge due to injury for the following Road to Castle Attack dates.
The tour leading up to NJPW’s next big event suffers its second injury loss. On this occasion, it was confirmed that Hiromu Takahashi you have suffered an ailment in your left shoulder that incapacitates him to continue competing in the next shows. Several hours ago, Hiromu teamed up with Shingo Takagi and defeated Tomoaki Honma and Kota Ibushi in a tag team match. It is believed that it was in this bout that the junior weight champion suffered his injury.
It is unknown how serious Hiromu Takahashi’s situation is, and if it would have consequences in his next IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship defense against The Phantasmo in Castle Attack. Regarding the most recent date held by NJPW, Shingo Takagi faced Yujiro Takahashi on Road to Castle Attack Day 6 as a replacement for the team match between Hiromu and Shingo against Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori. Changes to the February 22 and 25 billboards have not yet been announced.
Recall that several days ago it was also announced that Tetsuya Naito was suffering from an ailment in his knee that prevents him from competing, but in the case of the latter it was already warned that he will be ready for Castle Attack next weekend. In Hiromu’s case, still the severity of your injury is being evaluated and the consequences it could bring in the future.
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