NJPW Collision In Philadelphia will see a change in its match lineup due to an injury sustained by Eddie Kingston.

NJPW recently announced that Kingston would not be able to compete in his scheduled match with Gabriel Kidd due to the injury. Instead, Kidd will now be facing AEW International Champion, Orange Cassidy.

In the announcement, NJPW apologized to fans who were looking forward to seeing Kingston wrestle and thanked them for their understanding. The organization also wished Kingston a speedy recovery.

Eddie Kingston injured; Kidd gets potential title shot
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Eddie Kingston, who was scheduled to face Gabriel Kidd on Sunday April 16 in Philadelphia has sustained an undisclosed injury and will be unable to compete.

We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Kingston wrestle and appreciate your understanding.

In place of the originally scheduled match, Gabriel Kidd will now face AEW International Champion Orange Cassidy. Cassidy has a defence scheduled against Buddy Matthews this Wednesday in Milwaukee for AEW, and should that defence prove successful, he will put the title on the line against Kidd.

Originally conceived as the All Atlantic Championship, the title was born at Forbidden Door last June. Cassidy is the title’s second champion, and this is the first defence in an NJPW ring.

NJPW joins fans in wishing Eddie Kingston a full and fast recovery.

With Cassidy’s defense against Buddy Matthews scheduled for April 13th, NJPW stated that if Cassidy is successful in defending his title, he will then put the title on the line against Kidd at NJPW Collision In Philadelphia. The title was born at Forbidden Door last June and Cassidy is its second champion.

The lineup for the show includes a Pure Rules Match between Tracy Williams and Alex Coughlin, KENTA & Chase Owens vs. Hiromu Takahashi & Tetsuya Naito, and the newly added Orange Cassidy vs. Gabriel Kidd match.

NJPW Collision In Philadelphia is set to take place on Sunday, April 16th.

What are your thoughts on the lineup changes for NJPW Collision In Philadelphia due to Eddie Kingston’s injury? Leave a comment.

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