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Hiromu Takahashi injured, off NJPW Road to Castle Attack show


NJPW has announced that Hiromu Takahashi will miss the Monday, February 22 Road to Castle Attack event at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.

Hiromu suffered a shoulder injury in a tag match on the February 19 Road to Castle Attack event Morioka and has not wrestled since. 

Hiromu had been scheduled to team with BUSHI and Shingo Takagi against Bullet Club's El Phantasmo, Taiji Ishimori and Yujiro Takahashi. Instead, Shingo and BUSHI will now face Phantasmo and Ishimori in a tag. 

Hiromu and BUSHI are currently slated to face Phantasmo and Ishimori for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles on Thursday's Road to Castle Attack event, also set for Korakuen. He is also scheduled to defend the IWGP Junior Heavyweight title against Phantasmo on night two of Castle Attack on Sunday, February 28 at Osaka-Jo Hall. 

Hiromu is the second prominent NJPW star to miss multiple shows on the Castle Attack tour due to injury. Los Ingobernables de Japon stablemate Tetsuya Naito is also off the Monday show due to injury.