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KOTA IBUSHI INJURED, POWER STRUGGLE LINEUP AND MORE: NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING NEWS AND NOTES

By Matthew Macklin on 2015-11-02 08:44:18

NJPW & DDT Pro announced that Kota Ibushi would be out indefinitely due to cervical disc herniation.  Ibushi had been complaining of numbness in the left side of his body and had to be taken to the emergency room due to a high fever the night before a DDT show at Korakuen Hall on Oct 24th.  He has vacated the KO-D Tag Team championship he held in DDT and there is no timetable for his return. 

The full card for Power Struggle on November 7th has been announced:

Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask IV & Mascara Dorada & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Yohei Komatsu & Sho Tanaka & Jay White & David Finlay

Togi Makabe & Captain New Japan & Juice Robinson (former CJ Parker) vs. Doc Gallows & Tama Tonga & Cody Hall

Hirooki Goto vs. EVIL (Takaaki Watanabe)

KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley & Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish vs. Kenny Omega & Chase Owens & The Young Bucks

Super Jr Tag Team Tournament Final: Ricochet & Matt Sydal vs. Beretta & Rocky Romero

Toru Yano & YOSHI-HASHI vs. AJ Styles & Bad Luck Fale

NEVER Openweight Championship: Tomohiro Ishii vs. Tomoaki Honma

Hiroshi Tanahashi & Katsuyori Shibata vs. Kazuchika Okada & Kazushi Sakuraba

IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Karl Anderson

Three matches from the Rev Pro/NJPW Global Wars UK October 3rd event have been added to NJPW World.  Tetsuya Naito vs KUSHIDA vs. Martin Kirby, Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Big Damo O'Connor & AJ Styles vs.Jushin Thunder Liger. The second two come highly recommended.  Styles vs Liger is one of the best matches Liger has had in recent memory. 

The annual NJPW/CMLL joint tour will take place from January 17th - 24th 2016. The final three shows take place at Korakuen Hall. 

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