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JONAH out of NJPW Royal Quest II due to travel issues


JONAH is out of this weekend’s NJPW Royal Quest II events in London.

NJPW announced Saturday morning that JONAH is out due to travel issues stemming from Hurricane Ian. JONAH was originally set to be featured in a tag match on day then, then move on to face Tomohiro Ishii in a singles match on day two.

New matches have been announced as a result of JONAH’s absence. JONAH was originally set to team with Bad Dude Tito against Kazuchika Okada and Tomohiro Ishii; Zak Knight will take JONAH's place. On the second night, Ishii will now face a mystery opponent in a singles match.

Here are the updated cards for Royal Quest, which will take place October 1 & 2 and will air at a later date on NJPW World:

Night 1:

  • IWGP Tag Team Championship: FTR vs. Aussie Open
  • Will Ospreay vs. Shota Umino
  • Hikuleo, Jado, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Tama Tonga vs. Gedo, Doc Gallows, Karl Anderson, and Jay White
  • Tomohiro Ishii and Kazuchika Okada vs. Zak Knight and Bad Dude Tito
  • Hiromu Takahashi, SANADA, and Tetsuya Naito vs. DOUKI, El Desperado, and Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Gideon Grey and The Great-O-Khan vs. Ricky Knight Jr. and Michael Oku
  • Kanji and Jazzy Gabert vs. Alex Windsor and Ava White
  • Gabriel Kidd vs. Dan Moloney

Night 2:

  • Tetsuya Natio vs. Zack Sabre Jr.
  • Hikuelo,Tama Tonga, and Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Doc Gallows, Karl Anderson, and Jay White
  • Kazuchika Okada vs. Bad Dude Tito
  • Tomohiro Ishii vs. X
  • Gabriel Kidd, Shota Umino, Ricky Knight Jr., and FTR vs. Gideon Grey, Great-O-Khan, Will Ospreay, and Aussie Open
  • IWGP Women’s Championship tournament: Jazzy Gabert vs. Ava White
  • Hiromu Takahashi and SANADA vs. Young Guns (Ethan Allen and Luke Jacobs)
  • DOUKI and El Desperado vs. Michael Oku and Robbie X