Timothy Thatcher to Miss N-1 VICTORY 2022 Tournament

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Pro Wrestling NOAH has issued the following press release regarding former WWE Superstar Timothy Thatcher

Timothy Thatcher Misses N-1 Victory 2022

“Timothy Thatcher will be absent from the N-1 VICTORY 2022 tournament due to a delay in his visa issuance procedure at the embassy. As a result, the DEPARTURE 2022 match order and some of the matches on the card have been updated.

To determine Thatcher’s replacement in the B block, Yoshiki Inamura will take on Kinya Okada in an N-1 qualifier match this Friday at DEPARTURE 2022.”

This move has caused a change to the card for NOAH’s upcoming DEPARTURE event at Korakuen Hall. The card is now:

  • Masaaki Mochizuki & Shuhei Taniguchi vs Masa Kitamiya & Mohammed Yone
  • Yoshinari Ogawa, Yuya Susumu & Kawei Fujimura, vs. Nosawa Rongai, Eita & Super Crazy
  • Katsuhiko Nakajima & Manabu Soya vs. Anthony Green & Stallion Rogers
  • Ninja Mack, Daisuke Harada & Seiki Yoshioka vs. Dante Leon, Atsushi Kotoge & YO-HEY
  • KENOH, Tadasuke, Hajime Ohara & Hi69 vs. Kaito Kiyomiya, El Hijo del Santo, Ultímo Dragon & Alejandro
  • N-1 VICTORY Qualifier: Yoshiki Inamura vs Kinya Okada
  • Naomichi Marufuji Return Match: Naomichi Marufuji, Go Shiozaki & Takashi Sugiura vs. Satoshi Kojima, Masato Tanaka & Daiki Inaba
  • GHC Jr. Heavyweight Championship: HAYATA (c) vs Shuji Kondo

Fans will be keen to see which NOAH youngster earns a spot in the prestigious N-1 VICTORY tournament this year as both Inamura and Okada have proven themselves to be ready. Timothy Thatcher will no doubt return when his visa issues are sorted.

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