NJPW confirmed this afternoon that they are hereby cancelling all scheduled shows throughout March due to the ever-growing threat of the Coronavirus. Currently, this will see all of the New Japan Cup shows held between the 1st and 15th of March rescheduled for another date.
Further information will be provided as we approach the middle of the month, but for now we can only respect New Japan Pro Wrestling for their decision in these unusual times.
New Japan officials released this statement earlier today:
“NJPW has reached this difficult decision after careful consideration. Ultimately, the health and safety of our fans, staff and wrestlers is our highest concern. We remain deeply appreciative of your support of New Japan Pro-Wrestling”.
The following shows have been confirmed to be affected by this decision:
Sunday March 1: Mito Municipal Gymnasium, Ibaraki
Monday March 2: Big Palette Fukushima
Tuesday March 3: Ota City Gymnasium, Tokyo
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Wednesday March 4: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Saturday March 7: Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
Sunday March 8: Baycom Gymnasium, Hyogo
Monday March 9: Kochi Prefectural Gymnasium
Tuesday March 10: ZIP Arena Okayama
Thursday March 12: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Friday March 13: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Saturday March 14: Makuhari Messe, Chiba
All tickets will be refunded and any ticket holders will be informed of further details in the coming days.
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