[Tenryu Project News] It was announced that due to illness, pneumonia, that Terry Funk will be unable to make the trip over to Japan in the next few days and that Dory Funk Jr., who is already scheduled to compete this month and next, will be replacing him on the upcoming show.
This now means that Dory will be competing for two consecutive nights in Osaka, Japan as he will be work Tenryu’s show on the 30th then All Japan the following night. Tenryu stated that his initial plan was to make a dream tag with Terry one last time, but he understands the situation. Thought with that said he mentioned that it will still be an honor to work Dory. The Funk Brothers both having ties to Tenryu’s early career as they both helped teach him about wrestling.
Below is the announced card…
“Tenryu Project 27 Revolution FINAL TOUR in Osaka”, 5/30/2015 [Sat] 17:00 @ BODYMAKER COLOSSEUM, 2nd Stadium in Osaka
() Dragon JOKER & Kazuaki Mihara (DES) vs.
TARU & “brother” YASSHI (both Voodoo Murders)
() IJ Tag Championship Match: [18th Champions] Kuuga (DES) & Gameras (DES) vs. [Challengers] Ryuji Hijikata (FREE) & Kazuki Hashimoto (BJW)
~ 2nd title defense.
() MIZUCHI Rule Special Tag Match: Great Kabuki [FREE], Alexander Otsuka [AO/DC], Kanjyuro Matsuyama [Osaka] & Taiyoto Kamen [DES] vs. Koji Kanemoto [FREE], Tatsuhito Takaiwa [FREE], Ryuichi Kawakami [BJW] & Buki
() Arashi vs. Yuto Aijima [FREE]
() Main Event: Genichiro Tenryu, Dory Funk Jr. & NOSAWA Rongai [Tokyo Gurentai] vs. Suwama [AJPW], Atsushi Aoki [AJPW] & Hikaru Sato [Pancrase MISSION]