New Japan Pro Wrestling sent out the following:

Yoshinobu Kanemaru to miss BoSJ27 series, Yuya Uemura enters

Yuya Uemura to take Kanemaru’s place in Best of the Super Jr. 27 matchups

As a result of a knee injury, Yoshinobu Kanemaru will be unable to compete in Best of the Super Jr. 27. We apologise to fans who were looking forward to seeing Kanemaru wrestle, and appreciate your understanding.

Yuya Uemura will be competing in place of Kanemaru on the tour, and cards have been altered accordingly. Please check the event schedule for more information.

We wish Kanemaru well in his recovery.