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Hiromu Takahashi returns to Japan after injury at NJPW event

The IWGP Jr Heavyweight Champion suffered a terrible injury while defending his championship against Dragon Lee in California last Saturday. During his title defense at the G1 Special in San Francisco, Hiromu Takahashi broke his neck in a botched spot in the match.

NJPW revealed earlier today that Takahashi has made it back to Japan and continues to undergo evaluation.

On July 7, during the G1 Special in San Francisco event, Hiromu Takahashi sustained a neck injury and was taken to a San Francisco hospital for evaluation.

Takahashi was able to return to Japan today, and will proceed with treatment. We apologize for the delay in publishing this update, which was in order to ensure smooth and efficient transit for Takahashi at the airport. We deeply appreciate our fans’ concerns.

We hope to hear some positive news for Takahashi in the near future.