NJPW has announced a change to its upcoming New Year’s Golden Series night two show at Korakuen Hall, after six wrestlers had to be pulled from the event due to COVID-19 protocols.
Below is the full announcement from NJPW, along with the changes to the lineup:
One of the participants on the fourth match of January 20’s Korakuen Hall card today presented with a high temperature. In accordance with COVID-19 protocols, and out of an abundance of caution, the wrestler, and all six participants in yesterday’s match, have been removed from this evening’s New Year’s Golden Series night two card.
The following changes have been made to the event:
-Six matches will be on the card
Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma vs Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & DOUKI ->
Master Wato, Ryusuke Taguchi & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI
Master Wato, Ryusuke Taguchi & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & TAKA Michinoku ->
Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & YOH vs EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi, Dick Togo & SHO
Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & YOH vs EVIL, Yujiro Takahashi, Dick Togo & SHO ->
Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Togi Makabe vs Tetsuya Naito, SANADA & Shingo Takagi