Since the very beginning of this terrible situation earlier this year I've spoken very highly of New Japan and their handling of this incredibly unfortunate situation. From the start there has been little to no hesitation in the decision making from top to bottom by New Japan and they've have put the talent and fans first. President Meij realizes the pivitol role that wrestling can play for people and wants to ensure the safety for all involved before allowing anyone to return to normal work activities. As I mentioned in the previous update New Japan and other wrestling organizations on the island are working with the government to bring wrestling back.
New Japan stated that they will not risk the safety of wrestlers by running empty arena shows which in my opinion shows how they value the presence of fans over everything else. It wasn't a shot at American wrestling even if it could be consider to be that now isn't the time for companies to be taking petty jabs at each other. The best thing for everyone to do is to figure out the best way to help and refocus on recovery as we change the current situation. Though the situation might be different in Japan then it is here at least the wrestling world in the country is united together and helping each other which is a lot more then I can say for American wrestling. Either way I will continue to praise Harold Meij and I to believe that through their handling of this situation this will only make NJPW stronger in the long run. Take a look!!
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