New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) recently announced that their Road To Castle Attack Event that was set to take place on February 21st has been cancelled. The show was set to take place in Fukushima, but a nearby earthquake caused damage to the host venue (Toyota Crown Arena), hence the reason for the show being forced to be cancelled.
The next Road To Castle Attack Event is set to take place this Friday in Iwate and continues on until February 25th in Tokyo. The Road To Castle Attack Events all leads to the Castle Attack Event itself, which will be a two-night show on February 27th and 28th.
Night one of Castle Attack features matches such as Tomohiro Ishii vs. Jay White, and Kazuchika Okada vs. EVIL, while Night two of the event features four huge championship matches, including Kota Ibushi vs. Tetsuya Naito for his IWGP Intercontinental Championship.
You can check out NJPW's full statement below on their Road To Castle Attack Event being cancelled:
"Sunday February 21 was set to see night seven of the Road to Castle Attack tour in Fukushima’s Toyota Crown Arena. After an earthquake near Fukushima struck on Saturday February 13, the venue has incurred some damage, and in the interests of safety, New japan Pro-Wrestling has arrived at the difficult decision to cancel the event."
"Ticket holders will be refunded, with a refund procedure to be made available soon. We apologize to fans who were looking forward to the event, and appreciate your understanding."