Paid attendance for New Japan’s Wrestle Kingdom 13 was 38,162 according to a report by F4WOnline. This is up from last year’s show that drew 34,995 paid fans.
The number last year was the largest New Japan crowd in over 16 years.
Kota Ibushi suffers concussion
F4WOnline is also reporting that Kota Ibushi suffered a concussion.
Ibushi suffered the injury during a match with Will Osprey at Wrestle Kingdom 13, although when it actually took place during the match remains to be seen.
Many are pointing to the spot below as the likely culprit.
My reckless style has shortened not only my career but my life.
You all wanted change, so that I have a long career.
You’ve just shorten everyone else’s. pic.twitter.com/CCH4crEMcj
— “Aerial Assassin” Will Ospreay (@WillOspreay) January 4, 2019