New Japan Pro Wrestling sent out the following, revealing that Alex Coughlin suffered a neck injury and has been forced out of several upcoming NJPW Strong cards:
Alex Coughlin injured; to miss forthcoming events
Alex Coughlin has suffered a neck injury and will not be competing on forthcoming NJPW STRONG cards.
We apologise to fans looking forward to seeing Coughlin wrestle. We appreciate your understanding and wish Alex well in his recovery.