New Japan Pro Wrestling Notes: Kota Ibushi Suffers Concussion, Wrestle Kingdom 13 Attendance, New Year’s Dash Event
Kota Ibushi Suffers Concussion At Wrestle Kingdom 13
New Japan Pro Wrestling announced that Kota Ibushi suffered a concussion during his match between Will Ospreay at Wrestle Kingdom 13 today. They mentioned that the situation is not serious, but he was stretchered after the match.
Below is the English translation of the statement New Japan released.
On the first match of the “WRESTLE KINGDOM 13 in Tokyo Dome” held on January 4 (Friday) NEVER indiscriminate championship game (Yuta Iidoba vs. Will · Osprey), Kota Iibuzu got a concussion and a stretcher Although it was carried, it is fortunately not important.
Regarding the injured situation of Iridashi, I will report it as soon as it becomes clear.
New Japan Pro Wrestling Co., Ltd.
Wrestle Kingdom 13 Attendance Announced
According to The Wrestling Observer, New Japan announced that Wrestle Kingdom 13 had a paid attendance of 38,162. This number is up from last year’s attendance of 34,995, which was the highest attended Wrestle Kingdom in 16 years according to Dave Meltzer.
New Year’s Dash Streaming Free Tomorrow Morning
Tomorrow morning, New Year’s Dash will be airing free on New Japan Pro World at 4:30 AM ET. The event will take place at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
A NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship Match has been announced for the show featuring Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, and Taiji Ishimori vs. Toru Yano, Togi Makabe, and Ryusuke Taguchi.