Originally Posted by Ramma
The closest I could get to confirmation on this was that Kanemura missed a show the next day
So, the jury is still out.
I think it's a work. While I don't follow Japanese wrestling as much as I used to it fits with how they promote things.
"A kick from CroCop was SO vicious that it's almost KILLED our wrestler!!! He shall summon all his strength to rise up again!!"
I need a lot of proof to believe that the dude was hurt legit.