Teruaki Kanemitsu, who debuted in New Japan Pro Wrestling as a Young Lion in 2016, has left NJPW.
Kanemitsu suffered an injury in November 2016, and has worked diligently to return to the ring. However, after careful consideration and dialogue, the decision was made for him to leave NJPW as of March 31, 2019.
We apologize to Kanemitsu’s fans who supported him through his rehabilitation process, and wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors.
A statement from Teruaki Kanemitsu
‘I have nothing but gratitude to the New Japan fans who gave me so much support. I’m disappointed that things have end this way, and I’m truly sorry.
From here on out I will walk a different path. I feel like I will be going on an indefinite learning excursion, and I will dedicate myself to living up to the NJPW standard. I hope you continue to support me in the future’.