Kota Ibushi To Miss NJPW Event On 7/19 Due To Illness; Tests Negative For COVID

Kota Ibushi will miss another NJPW event.

NJPW announced that Ibushi still suffering from an illness and will miss the NJPW event on July 19 in Ryugasaki. Ibushi took a PCR test, which returned negative. Ibushi missed previous NJPW events due to vaccine side effects.

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From NJPW:

Kota Ibushi will not be competing on July 19’s Ryugasaki live event as a result of an illness. Ibushi has undertaken a PCR test, which has returned negative. We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Ibushi wrestle, and appreciate your understanding.

The following change will be made to Monday’s card.

5th match

Kota Ibushi, Master Wato, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI & SANADA

Yuji Nagata, Master Wato, Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs Shingo Takagi, Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI & SANADA

Fightful will continue to update fans on Ibushi's condition as more is known.

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