BJPW cancels five shows, Yuki Ishikawa tests positive for COVID-19

Originally published at BJPW cancels five shows, Yuki Ishikawa tests positive for COVID-19

The ongoing State of Emergency in certain areas of Japan has led to numerous companies and promotions making adjustments to their card or postponing shows due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Big Japan Pro Wrestling, which is known for focusing in on the deathmatch style of wrestling has cancelled their next five events.

Their shows on June 5th, 6th, 10th, 12th and the 13th have been cancelled to prevent to spread of the virus. It is noted on the Big Japan website that they are currently working on rescheduling events.

Yuki Ishikawa, who is a part of Big Japan, tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently receiving medical treatment at his home. Ishikawa last wrestled at BJPW’s 5/22 show against Daichi Hashimoto.

弊社所属選手、石川勇希選手ですが新型コロナウィルスの感染が確認されました。現在は保健所の指導のもと自宅療養をしております。https://t.co/QHPlYRSaGT

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Japan extended the State of Emergency until June 20th and to read more on that story, head over to POST Wrestling’s article about the topic.