Clark Connors not cleared, off 12/9 NJPW STRONG taping

Originally published at Clark Connors not cleared, off 12/9 NJPW STRONG taping

Connors has not cleared COVID protocols.

After testing positive for COVID-19, New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Clark Connors was pulled from his L.A. Comic Con appearance. It was noted in NJPW’s statement that Connors’ status for the New Japan STRONG ‘Nemesis’ taping on 12/9 was being monitored.

In an update from NJPW, Connors has been pulled from the show. He was scheduled to team with Jordan Clearwater to take on BULLET CLUB’s Hikuleo and Chris Bey. Connors is being replaced by Keita Murray.

Keita Murray will be making his debut in Clark Connors' place, as Murray and Jordan Clearwater face BULLET CLUB's Hikuleo and Chris Bey!

— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) December 9, 2021

With the addition of Keita Murray to the card, below is the updated lineup for NJPW STRONG ‘Nemesis’:

  • Juice Robinson vs. Bad Dude Tito
  • Jordan Clearwater & Keita Murray vs. BULLET CLUB (Hikuleo & Chris Bey)
  • Lucas Riley vs. Royce Isaacs
  • Alex Coughlin vs. J.R. Kratos
  • Kevin Knight & Karl Fredericks vs. BATEMAN & Misterioso
  • The DKC vs. TJP
  • Brody King vs. Dave Dutra
  • Ariya Daivari vs. Alex Zayne
  • David Finlay vs. JONAH
  • Christopher Daniels vs. Jay White
  • Eddie Kingston vs. Gabriel Kidd