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Roppongi 3K to vacate IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles

sho vacates title

Roppongi 3K are vacating the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team titles.

SHO made the announcement in a post-show promo following Thursday's Summer Struggle event in Korakuen Hall. NJPW later confirmed the news on Twitter but made no formal announcement regarding the future of the titles.

SHO made clear that he is not dissolving the Roppongi 3K team, but that YOH will be out of action and he is unsure of a return date. 

The duo are four-time IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag champs. Their most recent reign began at Wrestle Kingdom 14 on January 5 when they knocked off El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori to win the titles. 

YOH has been out with an unspecified left knee injury. NJPW announced on July 4 that he would miss the next two events but provided no further update. His last appearance came on June 23 when he lost to BUSHI in the first round of the 2020 New Japan Cup tournament. 

SHO's promo can be seen below, complete with English subtitles: