Thursday, November 26, 2020

NJPW Cancels Events Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

NJPW has canceled events from March 1st until March 15th, 2020.

New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced they are canceling all events from March 1st until March 15th, 2020 as a result of recommendations made by the Japanese Ministry of Health in regard to the Coronavirus outbreak. Among the canceled events is the promotion’s anniversary show on March 3rd which was to feature Hiromu Takahashi taking on Tetsuya Naito.

Also amongst the canceled events is the New Japan Cup this year, which was to begin March 4th, 2020. There is currently no word on if these shows will be made up at a later date or how this will impact the rest of NJPW’s schedule.

- Advertisement -

“In light of recommendations made on February 26 by the Japanese Ministry of Health connected to the new Coronavirus COVID-19, New Japan Pro-Wrestling has arrived at the decision to cancel all live events scheduled between Sunday March 1 and Sunday March 15,” an NJPW press release for the canceled events reads.

NJPW canceled events:

Anniversary Tour

  • Sunday March 1: Mito Municipal Gymnasium, Ibaraki
  • Monday March 2: Big Palette Fukushima

Anniversary Event

  • Tuesday March 3: Ota City Gymnasium, Tokyo

New Japan Cup

  • Wednesday March 4: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
  • Saturday March 7: Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
  • Sunday March 8: Baycom Gymnasium, Hyogo
  • Monday March 9: Kochi Prefectural Gymnasium
  • Tuesday March 10: ZIP Arena Okayama
  • Thursday March 12: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
  • Friday March 13: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
  • Saturday March 14: Makuhari Messe, Chiba

Trending Articles

The Godfather Agrees With Fan Criticism About Undertaker’s “Final Farewell”

The Godfather responded to some fans who were critical of what WWE did with The Undertaker’s Final Farewell at Sunday’s pay-per-view event.  Before Taker came...

AEW Dynamite Results (11/25): Moxley & Omega Contract Signing, Women’s Title Match

AEW Dynamite aired from Daily's Place in Jacksonville. PAC and Fenix battled Butcher & Blade in this week's main event. Dynamite Results (11/25) Hangman Page...

Update On Seth Rollins’ Time Away From WWE

At Survivor Series 2020, Seth Rollins was eliminated fairly quickly from the men's 5-on-5 traditional elimination tag-team match. He tagged in and allowed Sheamus...

Stephanie McMahon Confirms WWE Wanted To Have Fans Back At Shows In The Fall

Stephanie McMahon took part in Forbes CMO Summit Virtual Series to talk all things WWE.  During the appearance, the WWE Chief Brand Officer talked about...

Aleister Black Update After Several Weeks Off WWE TV

Aleister Black hasn't been seen on WWE programming for some time. In light of his wife Zelina Vega's recent release, some fans have questioned...

Latest Wrestling News

Tama Tonga Talks Why Bullet Club Has Endured and Resonated with Fans

New Japan Pro Wrestling star and Bullet Club member Tama Tonga recently discussed what has made BC such a lasting force in pro wrestling....

Bully Ray: “Undertaker Has Now Become an ‘Adrenaline Shot’ To WWE”

WWE Hall of Famer and co-host of SiriusXM's Busted Open Radio Bully Ray recently commented on the retirement of the Undertaker. 'Taker of course...

Shane Helms Comments On Cameos In Pro Wrestling

Shane Helms recently appeared in a cameo during All Elite Wrestling's Elite Deletion matchup. He made an appearance during the bout between Matt Hardy...

Details Behind Braun Strowman’s Recent Storyline Suspension

Former WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman was reportedly in line for a WWE Championship opportunity at TLC. However, Strowman was recently storyline suspended by...

Bully Ray: Roman Reigns Vs. Drew McIntyre Delivered What Modern Pro Wrestling Is Missing

Bully Ray has shared his thoughts on the Champion vs. Champion matchup between Drew McIntyre and Roman Reigns that took place at Survivor Series. Speaking...

The Rock On Embracing Authenticity, Asking Vince McMahon For Promo Opportunity

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reflected on the start of his career, revealing which moment gave him the biggest rush during an interview with...

MLW Fusion Results (11/25): Opera Cup 2020 Begins

MLW Fusion 11/25 featured the start of the 2020 Opera Cup tournament. Two opening round matches took place as well as the promotional debut...

‘Roman Reigns Is The Most Compelling Character Of The Past 20 Years’ – JBL

John Bradshaw Layfield believes that WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns is the most "compelling character" he's seen in the past twenty years. JBL shared his...