NJPW removes Kosei Fujita from January events due to injury

Kosei Fujita has sustained an injury that will remove him from the rest of New Japan’s events this month.

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Kosei Fujita has sustained an injury that will remove him from the rest of New Japan’s events this month.

The 19-year old young lion suffered a shoulder injury while training, according to an update from the promotion with an expected return in February.

Fujita was slated to team with Ryohei Oiwa against Hiromu Takahashi & BUSHI on Thursday’s New Years Golden Series card at Korakuen Hall. The new match will feature Oiwa meeting Takahashi in a singles contest.

Below is the line-up for Thursday’s show, which will stream for free on New Japan World at 4:30 a.m. ET:
*Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yuji Nagata vs. Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & SANADA
*EVIL, Yujiro, SHO & Dick Togo vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto, YOSHI-HASHI & YOH
*El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & DOUKI vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Ryusuke Taguchi & Master Wato
*Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Taka Michinoku vs. Toru Yano, Satoshi Kojima & Tomoaki Honma
*Taiji Ishimori & Jado vs. Tiger Mask & Togi Makabe
*Hiromu Takahashi vs. Ryohei Oiwa
*Great O-Khan vs. Yuto Nakashima

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