The time bomb explodes.
The wait is finally over. Hiromu Takahashi has returned to New Japan Pro Wrestling, making a surprise appearance at NJPW Power Struggle. Hiromu, along with Daryl & Hijo Del Darly, challenged Will Ospreay for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title to a match at Wrestle Kingdom 14. Following a victory over BUSHI, Ospreay called out anyone to face him, feeling he had cleaned out the division. The title match is set for Wrestle Kingdom 14 on Jan. 4.
Addressing the crowd, Takahashi thanked fans for waiting for his return and promised to bring fun back to the junior division. He also proved that he was in great physical condition, taking back and corner bumps in the ring. Hiromu hugged Ospreay before leaving.
Takahashi has been out of action since July 7, 2018, when he suffered a broken neck in a match against Dragon Lee. As a result of his injury, he was forced to vacant the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship.
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