Japanese wrestling might be pretty popular among diehard wrestling fans for its hard-hitting athleticism, but sadly, a spot didn’t go according to plan. That’s always expected in a match regardless of the promotion.
In a B block match for Pro Wrestling NOAH’s N-1 tournament. Katsuhiko Nakajima went one-on-one with Kinya Okada. The referee stopped the match after Nakajima connected with a kick directly to the face of Okada and appears the kick knocked out Okada.
Okada was stretchered away from the ring. NOAH did provide an update on Okada following the event and he will be out of action indefinitely after suffering a fractured jawbone.
Okada wasn’t even supposed to work the tournament. He was a backup for Timothy Thatcher, who had visa issues.
Ringside News wishes him a speedy recovery. Not easy dealing with a fractured jawbone. Hopefully, with time, Okada will be back in the ring.
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