While we had hoped that Katsuyori Shibata could one day go back to a NJPW ring, it should not be. However, the Japanese promotion would have received good news about another of his long-time injuries.
On the sidelines since July 2018 and a neck injury, Hiromu Takahashi would be much better. Former IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion might even readjust to believe the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
However, the NJPW booker, Gedo, voluntarily decided not to bring him back as soon as possible. Instead, the idea would be for him to make his return to a big show so that his return would have an impact.