Kota Ibushi Suffering From Flu Complications, Will Miss NJPW New Beginning Tour
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Bad luck for Kota Ibushi, who has already been off of New Japan live events due to an ongoing bout of the flu. Hochi News is reporting that the star is now suffering from Mallory Weiss syndrome, a condition that causes internal bleeding after repeated rounds of vomiting.
According to the report, Ibushi will now be out on recovery throughout the remainder of NJPW’s New Beginning Tour, including shows in Osaka and Sapporo and the entirety of their United States presence in the coming weeks.
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Kota Ibushi's illness seems to be far worse than initially thought. According to a report by Hochi News, the Golden Star who missed the NJPW US tour due to influenza, informed on his Twitter that he is suffering from Mallory Weiss syndrome, a condition in which the boundary between the esophagus and the stomach is damaged, and the mucous membrane is vertically torn and bleeding. Repeated vomiting can increase abdominal pressure, causing strong pressure on the mucous membrane from the lower esophagus to near the entrance to the stomach. It is expected that Ibushi, who had just renewed his contract with New Japan Pro Wrestling on January 18th, will miss the remainder of the New Beginning tour, which runs until February 9th, including “THE NEW BEGINNING in SAPPORO” and “THE NEW BEGINNING in OSAKA” shows. Link: headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20200127-01270037-sph-fight #getwellsoonIbushi #TheNewBeginning #njnbg #KotaIbushi #GoldenStar #NJoA #NewBeginningUSA #njnbgusa #WrestleKingdom14 #njwk14 #DoubleGoldDash #G1Climax29 #Winner #GoldenLovers #DDTpro #NJPWworld #NJPW #newjapanprowrestling #新日本プロレス #IWGP #strongstyle #aew #wwe #puroresu #Japan 🗾 #prowrestling #プロレス #飯伏幸太
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Several of the scheduled matches with Kota Ibushi have already been rebooked, with Rocky Romero often taking his place on the card. New Japan is also offering refunds for a scheduled meet and greet in Miami that was to take place this coming Thursday. We at WrestleZone wish him a speedy recovery beyond the current tour.