NJPW Cancels January Live Events Due To COVID Protocols

NJPW's New Year's Golden Series tour is on hold.

NJPW announced that they have canceled live events on January 25, 29, and 30 and postponed the live event on January 28 due to wrestlers presenting elevated temperatures or being in close contact with those presenting elevated temperatures.

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Live events will resume on February 6.

From NJPW:

Thank you for your support of New Japan Pro-Wrestling.

With a number of wrestlers presenting elevated temperatures or being in close contact with same, and in accordance with event protocols, New Japan Pro-Wrestling has arrived at the difficult decision to cancel or postpone remaining live events on the schedule for January.

We deeply apologise to fans for the inconvenience, disappointment and concern caused by this decision, and appreciate your understanding.

The cancelation affects the following three live events:

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Tuesday January 25 Fukushima ・Toyota Crown Arena

Saturday January 29 Korakuen Hall

Sunday January 30 Ibaraki・Kamisu Bousai Arena

One event has been postponed:

Friday January 28, Aichi –> Monday April 18 Aichi ・Nagoya Congress Center Event Hall

All ticket holders are eligible to be refunded, with a refund process to be outlined before the end of January. Tickets for the Aichi event on January 28 are valid for April 18. For assistance, please fill a contact form here with the subject line ‘ticket inquiries’

Live touring is set to resume February 6 in Chiba, with February 7’s card live and in English from Korakuen Hall on NJPW World. Please keep checking NJPW’s official homepage and social media for the latest event information.

NJPW has pulled Toru Yano, Satoshi Kojima, Tomoaki Honma, Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, and TAKA Michinoku from previous live events due to COVID protocols.

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