Dragon Gate's Ben-K tests positive for COVID-19

Originally published at Dragon Gate's Ben-K tests positive for COVID-19

Dragon Gate’s Ben-K has been pulled from the promotion’s 5/19, 5/22, 5/24 and 5/29 shows after testing positive for COVID-19. He took a PCR test after coming down with a fever on the 15th of May. Dragon Gate added that he is experiencing mild symptoms and is currently being taken care of by local doctors.

Naruki Doi wrestled Ben-K on 5/14. He was not in action the following night and although Doi is not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, he is being kept off shows as a precaution.

Regarding Naruki Doi, who competed against Ben-K on 5/14 and did not compete on 5/15 or 16, he is currently not experiencing any symptoms. However, he will be held from competition as a precaution due to his close contact with Ben-K. #dragongate

— Dragongate Japan Pro-Wrestling (Official English) (@DragonGateEN) May 18, 2021

Ben-K, the former Open The Dream Gate Champion defeated PAC to win that title in 2019.

Ben-K made headlines in late 2020 when he suffered a mild concussion in a title match against Shun Skywalker.