NJPW announced that Kota Ibushi will miss Summer Struggle Night Two (July 11) due to COVID-19 vaccine side effects.
As noted, Ibushi also missed Summer Struggle Night One.
The match Kota Ibushi & Master Wato vs Shingo Takagi & BUSHI has now been changed to Master Wato vs Shingo Takagi.
Below is NJPW’s statement:
As Kota Ibushi continues to suffer from side effects from a COVID-19 vaccination, in the best interests of wrestler health, he will not be participating on tonight’s Summer Struggle in Sapporo day two card.
We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Ibushi wrestle, and appreciate your understanding.
Ibushi’s condition will continue to be monitored, and decisions made as to his participation in upcoming matches.
As a result of Ibushi’s absence, the following change has been made to tonight’s card.
Kota Ibushi & Master Wato vs Shingo Takagi & BUSHI
Master Wato vs Shingo Takagi
Results for Summer Struggle Night One are available at this link here.