Taka Michinoku To Miss Rest Of NJPW Best Of Super Juniors With Foot Injury

Taka Michinoku is sidelined for the rest of Best of Super Juniors. NJPW put out the following statement:

TAKA Michinoku to miss remainder of Best of the Super Juniors

On Friday’s Best of the Super Juniors event in Korakuen Hall, TAKA Michinoku sustained an injury to his right foot that led to him forfeiting his match against Dragon Lee Sunday in Chiba.

After evaluation, it has been determined that Michinoku will miss the remainder of the Best of the Super Juniors tour. His tournament matches will be forfeited, and his opponents on May 29 in Nagoya and May 31 in Ehime will receive an automatic two points. 

In addition, changes have been made to the following undercard tag matches on May 30 in Osaka and June 3 in Okayama:

May 30 Match 2

Yuya Uemura, Shota Umino & Tomohiro Ishii vs TAKA Michinoku, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi

Shota Umino & Tomohiro Ishii vs Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi

June 3 Match 1

Yota Tsuji, Jonathan Gresham & Tiger Mask vs Jado, Gedo & Taiji Ishimori 

Jonathan Gresham, Tiger Mask & SHO vs Jado, Gedo & Taiji Ishimori

Match 3

Shota Umino, SHO & Tomohiro Ishii vs TAKA Michinoku, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi

Shota Umino & Tomohiro Ishii vs Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi

Check the schedule page for updated lineups

We apologize to fans who were looking forward to seeing TAKA Michinoku compete and appreciate your understanding. 

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