Lineup pushed out for the Otani benefit show.
On June 4th in Tokyo, Japan, Pro Wrestling ZERO1 is hosting a benefit show for Shinjiro Otani, who suffered a cervical spinal cord injury in April. Proceeds from the event will be going to Otani.
The match card for the show was rolled out and headlining the event is Takashi Sugiura defending the ZERO1 World Heavyweight Title against Masato Tanaka. Talents from New Japan and NOAH are involved in the show and below is the card:
- ZERO1 World Heavyweight Championship: Takashi Sugiura (c) vs. Masato Tanaka
- Yuji Nagata, Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma & Satsuki Nagao vs. Daisuke Sekimoto, Daichi Hashimoto, Kazuki Hashimoto & Yasufumi Nakanoue
- Takao Omori, Yoshitatsu & Takashi Sasaki vs. Takafumi, Hirotaka Yokoi & TAJIRI
- Kazuyuki Fujita, Kendo Kashin, Koji Kanemoto & Tatsuhito Takaiwa vs. Kenoh, Manabu Soya, Tadasuke & Hi69
- Syouki Kitamura vs. Naomichi Marufuji
- Takumi Baba, Tsugutaka Sato & Junya Matsunaga vs. Kaito Kiyomiya, Yoshiki Inamura & Kinya Okada
- Aja Kong, Yuna Manase & NATSUMI vs. Jaguar Yokota, Chihiro Hashimoto & ASUKA
- Takuya Sugawara, Hide Kubota & Ryo Hoshino vs. Kengo Mashimo, Tatsuya Hanami & Shu Asakawa
- Yumehito Imanari, Carbell Ito, Naoshi Sano & Tomohiko Hashimoto vs. TARU, Chris Vice, Yoshikazu Yokoyama & Shogun Okamoto
- Astroman, Yuko Miyamoto & Ren Ayabe vs. Fuminori Abe, Yuki Ishikawa & Kosuke Sato
— プロレスリングZERO1 (@ZERO1_Wrestling) May 18, 2022
The latest on Otani is that he is still unable to move his body from the neck down. As more information concerning his condition becomes available, we’ll continue to update you here on POST Wrestling.