As reported, Hiromu Takahashi will be out of action for six months due to a torn left pectoral. He was originally going to defend the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship against El Phantasmo on night two of “Castle Attack.”
NJPW has announced today that the match for Sunday is now El Phantasmo vs. BUSHI vs. El Desperado for the vacant IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship.
Below is an updated line-up for “Castle Attack” Night Two:
IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match:
Kota Ibushi (c) vs. Tetsuya Naito
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match:
El Phantasmo vs. BUSHI vs. El Desperado
NEVER Openweight Championship Match:
Hiroshi Tanahashi (c) vs. Great-O-Khan
IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championships Match:
Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa (c) vs. Hirooki Goto & YOSHI-HASHI
Kazuchika Okada, Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. EVIL, Jay White & Chase Owens vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima vs. Will Ospreay & Jeff Cobb
OFFICIAL FOR CASTLE ATTACK!
Sunday February 28, El Phantasmo, El Desperado and BUSHI will compete in a three way match for the vacant IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship!https://t.co/zJG6mU0oWu#njpw #njcattack pic.twitter.com/gFqZW4E5ni
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) February 26, 2021