NJPW is trying to clean up the promos and matches.
The English-speaking wrestlers of New Japan Pro Wrestling have been known to use expletives that would never be heard on cable television in the United States. Some of the most notorious offenders were wrestlers like Juice Robinson and Tama Tonga.
Wrestling Observer reported that NJPW President Harold Meij has asked wrestlers to avoid cursing in an effort to help marketing in other parts of the world. The wrestlers were also asked to avoid cursing or offending people on social media.
This reports comes after Tama Tonga has been on a social media tirade, put his hand on the neck of a fan in the crowd, and NJPW announced they would be disciplining him for his actions.
Tama Tonga and Juice Robinson are both participating in the G1 Climax and Tonga is in the middle of feuding with Kenny Omega and other Bullet Club members.
Fightful Wrestling has coverage and results for NJPW including the G1 Climax and there's a G1 Climax Wrap-Up podcast at Fightful Select that will be available on Sunday.
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