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NJPW cancels events due to coronavirus

The Covid-19 coronavirus does not look like it will be stopping anytime soon. It seems New Japan Pro Wrestling does not want to take any risks.

As previously reported, Japanese promotions such as STARDOM cancelled events due to the coronavirus outbreak. Now it seems NJPW will follow suit as they have cancelled all events from March 1st to March 15th after recommendations by the Japanese Ministry Of Health.

In light of recommendations made on February 26 by the Japanese Ministry of Health connected to the new Coronavirus COVID-19, New Japan Pro-Wrestling has arrived at the decision to cancel all live events scheduled between Sunday March 1 and Sunday March 15.

Here is the list of dates that will be affected owing to the cancelling of the events. The company mentioned that they will make up for the dates in the future.

ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Sunday March 1: Mito Municipal Gymnasium, Ibaraki

Monday March 2: Big Palette Fukushima

ANNIVERSARY EVENT

Tuesday March 3: Ota City Gymnasium, Tokyo

NEW JAPAN CUP

Wednesday March 4: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo

Saturday March 7: Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium

Sunday March 8: Baycom Gymnasium, Hyogo

Monday March 9: Kochi Prefectural Gymnasium

Tuesday March 10: ZIP Arena Okayama

Thursday March 12: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo

Friday March 13: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo

Saturday March 14: Makuhari Messe, Chiba


  • Whistling Joe

    Interesting note about the Spanish Flu, first of all, it did not start in Spain and it is believed that the only reason it subsided was because it killed everyone that it could have. Due to your genetics, either you were going to die from it or it was not going to make you sick. There was no middle ground.

  • Will Henderson

    they do this for a reason, they want to scare you in the event it does evolves into the deadliest virus outbreak since the Spanish Flu of 1918-1920. every outbreak in the last 20 years has been feared as the next “Spanish Flu” cause it could cause a million to billion deaths, and if this one is a million/billion death virus, i’ll dubbed it the “The Thanos Virus” due to the fact i’ll name it after Thanos from the MCU franchise cause this could wipe half of the planet’s human population if it’s a Million/billion death virus, just like how Thanos wiped out one half of the galaxy in Avengers: Infinity War with a snap of his infinity gauntlet with all of the infinity stones.

  • Whistling Joe

    Damn it to hell. People need to stop buying into the hype about these illnesses. I remember when Ebola hit back in the 90s and they had me worried people around me were going to start bleeding out of their eyes. That never happened. Then they got me again with Bird Flu and SARS. Nothing ever came of that either. Then they REALLY got me believing that I was going to get Swine Flu because I was in the age group it was killing. Almost got vaccinated against that one. I’m done buying into the hype of ANY supposed pandemic. People are going to get sick, people are going to die. The chances it’s going to be you or anyone you know or come in contact with are slim and none. The only difference is that instead of the 1000 people around the world that were going to die anyway from the flu this year are going to die from Coronavirus instead. Wash your hands, take your vitamins, and don’t let people cough on you. You’ll be fine.