Due to the coronavirus pandemic, NJPW’s return to Madison Square Garden has been pushed back to next year.
NJPW announced tonight that Wrestle Dynasty has been postponed to 2021. NJPW wrote that they’ll be announcing ticket information and a new date for the show in the future.
Wrestle Dynasty had been scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on August 22 of this year. The ticket on-sale dates for the show were originally set for April but were then pushed back. Prior to the postponement, the ticket pre-sale was supposed to begin on May 13. Tickets would have went on sale to the general public on May 15.
NJPW noted that registration for their pre-sale mailing list will remain open, and those who sign up will be notified of the new date when details are confirmed.
NJPW debuted at Madison Square Garden when they co-promoted G1 Supercard with ROH in April 2019.
It was also confirmed overnight that NJPW has canceled this year’s Best of the Super Juniors tour.
Here’s NJPW’s full statement announcing the postponement of Wrestle Dynasty:
In response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, and its continued effect on social gatherings all over the world, NJPW has arrived at the decision to postpone Wrestle Dynasty, which was scheduled to take place on August 22 2020, to a date in 2021 to be announced.
We will announce the new ticket information and event date in the future. In the meantime, pre-sale registration will continue; fans can still sign up to our pre-sale list to be informed of the new date for Wrestle Dynasty the moment details are confirmed, and will still be able to get early access to tickets.
You can sign up for pre-sale here: https://willap.jp/p/acc_2374/Wrestle_Dynasty/
If you are already registered, you do not need to register again.
New Japan Pro-Wrestling remains extremely appreciative of all our great fans worldwide. While this postponement is unfortunate, the health and safety of wrestlers, staff, fans and society at large is our utmost priority. NJPW wrestlers and staff are coming together under the NJPW Together project to continue to do what we can to bring content to fans on NJPW World, and we hope to be back in the ring in the near future.