Jeff Cobb is a classic New Japan Pro Wrestling strongman and continues to impress many with his in-ring prowess. Unfortunately, it appears he is now out of action due to an injury.

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced that Jeff Cobb is sidelined with a left thigh injury. Unfortunately, Cobb was unable to compete in the February 4 NJPW Road to New Beginning tour.

The duration of Cobb’s sidelining is currently unknown. He participated in the February 3 NJPW Road to New Beginning tour, teaming with his United Empire colleagues in a match against BULLET CLUB War Dogs (Alex Coughlin, Clark Connors, David Finlay, Drilla Moloney, & Gabe Kidd), which unfortunately resulted in a loss.

”Thank you for supporting New Japan Pro-Wrestling.”


”Jeff Cobb, who was scheduled to compete on tonight’s card in Korakuen hall, has sustained an injury to his left thigh, and will be unable to compete tonight.”

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

”The following change has been made to tonight’s card:”

”6th Match”

”Jeff Cobb vs Alex Coughlin–>”

”5th Match”

”Great-O-Khan vs Alex Coughlin”

‘The already scheduled Gabe Kidd vs HENARE bout will now be the sixth match of the evening.”

”NJPW joins fans in wishing Cobb a full and speedy recovery.”

Fans were also happy when Jeff Cobb and Matt Riddle returned as The Chosen Bros last month. We wish Jeff Cobb a speedy recovery and hope he returns to do the thing he loves most as soon as possible.

What’s your view on this story concerning Jeff Cobb? When do you think he might return? Let us know in the comments section below!

Subhojeet Mukherjee

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