Two NJPW Wrestlers Cleared To Return Following Coronavirus Exposure

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Yota Tsuji and Tomoaki Honma were removed from New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Sengoku Lord after being exposed to an individual who was positive for the coronavirus. NJPW issued a press release, noting that both Tsuji and Honma were tested for coronavirus and are negative.

As a result of the negative tests, both wrestlers have been cleared to return to competition for Wednesday’s non-televised event in Hamamatsu. The official release is below:

“On July 25, Yota Tsuji and Tomoaki Honma were both pulled from the Sengoku Lord in Nagoya as a precautionary measure.

Since then, both wrestlers have undertaken PCR testing and are confirmed negative for Coronavirus. They are both cleared to return to competition from Wednesday July 29’s non-televised event in Hamamatsu.

Honma, Tsuji and NJPW thank you for your support.”