At the NJPW G1 Special at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California over the weekend, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi defended his title against Dragon Lee, but at a big cost.
The NJPW Superstar was reportedly hospitalized after suffering a neck injury during the match.
NJPW1972.com released the following update on Takahashi's condition following the big event:
Update regarding Hiromu Takahashi’s neck injury
Hiromu Takahashi has been hospitalized after suffering a neck injury while facing Dragon Lee in the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship match on Saturday night’s G1 Special in San Francisco.
It is reported Takahashi, after the match was immediately taken to a nearby hospital. He is currently undergoing a thorough evaluation, Takahashi is conscious, and is able to sit and talk.
We at New Japan Pro Wrestling deeply appreciate our fans’ sincere concerns. Please keep checking njpw1972.com for updates as we learn more.