All Japan Pro Wrestling's 'Champion Carnival' tournament cancelled

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All Japan Pro Wrestling was scheduled to present their ‘Champion Carnival’ tournament that was going to begin on April 6th at Korakuen Hall and end on May 5th at the same venue. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, All Japan made the announcement on their social media platforms that the tournament is no longer taking place.

There was an emergency press conference held today by AJPW President Fukuda and despite “trying everything”, they had no other choice but to cancel the tourney.

【2020 Champion Carnival中止のお知らせ】

2020 Champion Carnivalは新型コロナウイルス感染症の感染拡大防止の為、関係各所との協議を重ねた結果



— 全日本プロレス/alljapan (@alljapan_pw) April 2, 2020

Below were the list of names who were going to be competing in the ‘Champion Carnival’ tournament:

*Kento Miyahara
*Davey Boy Smith Jr.
*Jake Lee
*Yuma Aoyagi
*Shuji Ishikawa
*Takashi Sugiura
*Ayato Yoshida
*Hideyoshi Kamitani
*Naoya Nomura
*Ryoji Sai
*Joel Redman
*Gianni Valletta
*Lucas Steel
*Shigehiro Irie

All Japan’s last show took place on March 23rd and the main event of that show saw Suwama defeat Kento Miyahara to become the new Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion.