Originally published at Tomohiro Ishii injured, replacement named for Forbidden Door
An injury to Tomohiro Ishii will remove the New Japan performer from this Sunday’s Forbidden Door event in Chicago.
New Japan Pro Wrestling issued the following update:
Thank you for supporting New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
Tomohiro Ishii, who was scheduled to compete on June 26 at AEWxNJPW Presents Forbidden Door, has sustained a left knee injury and is not medically cleared to compete.
We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Ishii wrestle and appreciate your understanding.
After a hard fought qualifying match in Korakuen Hall on June 21, Clark Connors will take Ishii’s place in the All-Atlantic Championship four way at Forbidden Door.
Replacement Clark Connors will represent NJPW in the match this Sunday against Miro, PAC, and Malakai Black to determine the first AEW All-Atlantic Champion.