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Gabriel Kidd injured, out of next week's NJPW Korakuen Hall shows

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Gabriel Kidd is out of action with a neck injury.

NJPW announced Kidd’s status in a post on their website this evening. As a result of the injury, he will be unable to compete on the Summer Struggle cards that are set to take place at Korakuen Hall on August 26 and 27.

The following changes have been made to those cards as a result:

On August 26:

  • Yuji Nagata will replace Kidd in a match teaming with Yota Tsuji and Yuya Uemura against YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii, and Hirooki Goto.

On August 27:

  • Satoshi Kojima and Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Yuya Uemura and Yota Tsuji has been changed to a singles match between Tsuji and Uemura
  • Kojima has replaced Kidd in a match teaming with Tomoaki Honma and Yuji Nagata vs. YOSHI-HASHI, Tomohiro Ishii, and Hirooki Goto

Gabriel has been working as a young lion since the start of the year, making his in-ring debut at Road to the New Beginning.