New Japan Pro Wrestling released a statement that Jon Moxley has vacated the IWGP United States Championship.
Moxley was set to defend the title at the King of Pro Wrestling earlier today. But, due to Typhoon Hagibis, Moxley was unable to travel to the event.
Lance Archer faced off against Juice Robinson for the vacant title in an No DQ match. Lance Archer won the match to become the 7th ever IWGP United States Champion.
See the tweet from NJPW Global:
As Jon Moxley is unable to appear for a scheduled IWGP United States Championship defence tonight at King of Pro Wrestling, his title has been declared vacant.
Lance Archer and Juice Robinson will wrestle for the vacated title tonight.
Details: https://t.co/9eMFbQI2pw pic.twitter.com/TH2MLQOfjE
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) October 14, 2019