NJPW Announces Trent Beretta Has Tested Positive For COVID-19; Card Changed For Capital Collision

Trent Beretta has tested positive for COVID-19.

The news was announced on May 13 by NJPW, just one day before their Capital Collision event in Washington, DC. As a result, the AEW star will be unable to compete and has been replaced by Rocky Romero, who will team with Kazuchika Okada instead.

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The updated lineup for the show can be seen below.

From NJPW:

Thank you for supporting New Japan Pro-Wrestling.

Trent Beretta, who was scheduled to team with Kazuchika Okada against Jay White and Hikuleo at Capital Collision, has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be able to compete on the card May 14.

We deeply apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Beretta wrestle, and appreciate your understanding.

As a result the following changes have been made to the evening’s card:

Match 7

Jay White & Hikuleo vs Trent Beretta & Kazuchika Okada ->

Jay White & Hikuleo vs Rocky Romero & Kazuchika Okada

Match 2

Fred Rosser, Rocky Romero, David Finlay, Tanga Loa & Yuya Uemura vs Tom Lawlor, Danny Limelight, JR Kratos, Royce Isaacs & Jorel Nelson->

Fred Rosser, The DKC, David Finlay, Tanga Loa & Yuya Uemura vs Tom Lawlor, Danny Limelight, JR Kratos, Royce Isaacs & Jorel Nelson->

Match 0 (live crowd only)

The DKC vs Kevin Knight

Nick Comoroto vs Kevin Knight

We join NJPW fans in wishing Trent a speedy recovery and return to action.

NJPW Capital Collision (5/14)

  • Eddie Kingston vs. Tomohiro Ishii
  • Brody King vs. Minoru Suzuki
  • Kazuchika Okada & Rocky Romero vs. Jay White & Hikuleo
  • IWGP United States Championship: Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Jon Moxley vs. Will Ospreay vs. Juice Robinson
  • Aaron Henare, Aussie Open, & Jeff Cobb vs. Mikey Nicholls, Shane Haste, JONAH, & Bad Dude Tito
  • Great-O-Khan vs. Chase Owens
  • The DKC, Yuya Uemura, David Finlay, Tanga Loa, & Fred Rosser vs. WCWC, JR Kratos, Danny Limelight, & Tom Lawlor
  • Ren Narita vs. Karl Fredericks
  • Nick Comoroto vs. Kevin Knight

Fightful will have coverage of the show on May 14. Fans can find results from past NJPW events in Fightful's results section.

On behalf of Fightful, we would like to wish Trent Beretta a speedy recovery!

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