New Japan Pro-Wrestling Releases Statement KUSHIDA has confirmed that he will be absent from the company’s event in Kumamoto on September 23rd, revealing that the wrestler is currently dealing with hand-foot-and-mouth disease.
KUSHIDA was originally scheduled to participate in a 10-man tag match, but it was apparently changed. Rather than replacing KUSHIDA with another performer, NJPW chose to make the match eight-man by removing Gedo from the opposing team. KUSHIDA was also forced to miss the New Japan performances on September 19th and September 21st., and it is unknown when he can return.The company’s next show is Scheduled to be held on Sunday, September 25th.
Hand-foot-and-mouth disease It is a relatively common disease and is not life-threatening, but it can spread very quickly through skin-to-skin contact. May cause mouth ulcers. Recovery usually takes seven to ten days, so it’s unlikely that KUSHIDA will be out of action for an extended period of time.
New Japan star made recently returned to work After spending three years with WWE’s “NXT” brand. Win the NXT Cruiserweight Championshipand had the opportunity to Teaming with longtime tag partner Alex Shelley at the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. KUSHIDA, who returned to New Japan Pro-Wrestling in June, spend the rest of his career in New Japan.