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Katsuyori Shibata will make his return to the ring at Wrestle Kingdom 16 on January 4. This will be Shibata’s first match since suffering a serious head injury in 2017.
— NJPW Global (@njpwglobal) December 15, 2021
Shibata is a former Never Openweight Champion and IWGP Tag Team Champion. He returned at this year’s G1 Climax Final in an exhibition bout against Zack Sabre Jr.
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