New Japan Pro Wrestling & DDT Pro Wrestling both state that events between March 1 and March 15 are now cancelled – The New Japan Cup is also cancelled.
In light of recommendations made on February 26 by the Japanese Ministry of Health, connected to the new Coronavirus COVID-19, New Japan Pro-Wrestling has arrived at the decision to cancel all live events scheduled between Sunday March 1 and Sunday March 15.
Further announcements will be made at a later date. All ticket holders will be refunded. Please check njpw1972.com and social media in the coming days for details on the refund procedure.
NJPW has reached this difficult decision after careful consideration. Ultimately, the health and safety of our fans, staff and wrestlers is our highest concern. We remain deeply appreciative of your support of New Japan Pro-Wrestling.New Japan Pro Wrestling Website
DDT Pro Wrestling has also cancelled their own shows.
DDT from 2/28 (Fri.) to 3/8 (Sun.) due to the spread of new coronavirus infection, Tokyo Women’s Wrestling, Gambare ☆ Notice about cancellation of professional wrestling tournaments and distribution of spectator matches at DDT UNIVERSEDDT Pro Wrestling
With the Coronavirus spreading at a faster pace, we will keep an eye on other wrestling promotions who are cancelling shows to protect not only the public, but the wrestlers themselves.