Matt Sydal — Arrested in Japan for Pot Possession

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New Japan Pro Wrestling star Matt Sydal has missed several shows recently … and now it’s been revealed that the wrestler was MIA due to an arrest in Japan for possession of pot.

According to Nikkan Sports, Sydal was arrested at the Kansai International Airport in Osaka on September 23rd while trying to enter the country with 2.12 grams of liquid marijuana — aka weed cartridges for a vape pen — in his backpack.

Sydal tweeted on September 25th saying, “Hi everyone. Had passport trouble at the border after spending an extra day at LAX. Chillin in Hawaii until this sorts out #travelwoes”

Another tweet references spending time “off the grid” and he last posted on September 29th.

We’ll keep you updated once more information becomes available.