NJPW Provides Storyline Update On Top Star

New Japan Pro Wrestling issued the following press release providing an update on star Hiroyoshi Tenzan, who was brutally assaulted by the Empire's Great-O-Khan at Wednesday's New Year's Dash event. Tenzan is expected to make a full recovery, but will be missing a selected amount of time. Full details are below.

On January 6’s New Year Dash event, Hiroyoshi Tenzan was stretchered away from the ring following an attack from Great-O-Khan. Tenzan was examined by doctors and treated for a neck injury. Tenzan’s injury is not thought to be serious, and he will make a full recovery.

Tenzan will undergo another thorough evaluation before he is cleared for further action. We wish him the best in his recovery.