NJPW News 5/25/19


Southern Showdown details, Taka Michinoku injured, the latest NJPW English Podcast was released and more.

NJPW announced details on the Southern Showdown Melbourne meet and greets-

“The meet and greets will take place before the event in Festival Hall in Melbourne. Those who already hold tickets for Southern Showdown can gain entry to the meet and greets, which include a picture with the wrestler of their choice, plus a signed 8×10 (personalized autographs are available!)

Meet and greet start: 3:30PM 

Southern Showdown doors open: 5:00PM (meet and greet ticket holders will have early access to their seats and to merchandise tables)

Southern Showdown event start: 7:00PM

Tickets available from Ticketmaster at noon AET on Wednesday May 29. 

Announced Talent-

Hiroshi Tanahashi

Kazuchika Okada

Will Ospreay

Jay White


Taiji Ishimori

Toru Yano

You can find more info at this link.

NJPW also announced that due to an injury to his right leg, Taka Michinoku has been ruled to be unable to compete in Sunday’s match in Chiba’s Makuhari tournament.

As a result, he will forfeit his match with Dragon Lee. The eighth match of the event will be cancelled and Dragon Lee will earn two points instead.

Night 10 of the Best of the Super Juniors will now only consist of 9 matches. Dragon Lee will also not participate.

This week’s official NJPW English Podcast and this week’s free match.

Our free matches for this week.

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