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Clark Connors unable to compete at NJPW Music City Mayhem due to injury

Connors also won't be able to wrestle at NJPW Strong's High Alert television tapings.

An injury will prevent Clark Connors from competing at NJPW's Music City Mayhem pay-per-view.

NJPW announced today that Connors has sustained a herniated disc in his back and won't be able to wrestle at Music City Mayhem in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, July 30. Connors is also unable to compete at NJPW Strong's High Alert television tapings in Charlotte, North Carolina this Sunday (July 24).

Connors was scheduled to challenge Davey Richards for the MLW National Openweight Championship at Music City Mayhem. Richards will now defend the title against Rocky Romero.

Connors vs. Hiromu Takahashi vs. El Desperado was set for the High Alert tapings. That match will now be Takahashi vs. Desperado vs. Blake Christian.

Music City Mayhem is being held at the Nashville Fairgrounds as part of Starrcast V. The PPV will air live via Fite TV.

Here's the updated Music City Mayhem card:

  • No DQ match: Jon Moxley vs. El Desperado
  • KUSHIDA vs. Alex Shelley
  • FTR & Alex Zayne vs. Aussie Open & TJP
  • Hiromu Takahashi vs. Blake Christian
  • NJPW Strong Openweight Champion Fred Rosser defends against Big Damo
  • MLW National Openweight Champion Davey Richards defends against Rocky Romero
  • Shota Umino, Fred Yehi & Yuya Uemura vs. Ren Narita, Kevin Knight & The DKC