Within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer E-newsletter, it was reported that there’s a lot of unrest behind the scenes in New Japan Professional Wrestling. The unrest primarily comes from the international expertise as Japan continues their state of emergency.
The principle supply of the problems is international expertise having to undergo two-week quarantine. Earlier this month, NJPW introduced that seven wrestlers examined constructive for COVID-19.
Former WWE producer Match Finlay revealed lately that his son David Finlay had been quarantining with Jay White. He additionally stated that David had been contemplating his future, and within the Observer, it was reported that there have been some wrestlers who’ve talked about not returning to New Japan till quarantine is lifted in addition to taking a look at different choices.
The present vaccination price in Japan is 4.1%, a lot slower than different Group of Seven (G7) nations. Japan has permitted different vaccines because it hopes to vaccinate it’s inhabitants in time for the Summer season Tokyo Olympics.
NJPW expertise like Rocky Romero and Ren Narita of the LA Dojo will likely be working the subsequent AEW Darkish: Elevation. Yuji Nagata lately competed on AEW Dynamite and has made an look within the U.S. based mostly NJPW STRONG. Jeff Cobb has additionally been introduced for U.S. indie dates as effectively.
It has been revealed on the newest episode of IMPACT that Satoshi Kojima will likely be making an look on the present becoming a member of ELP, David Finlay and Juice Robinson as different NJPW abilities which have appeared on IMPACT.