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Tony Khan On Kota Ibushi: Working With Him Is Certainly Something We Would Have To Consider

Kota Ibushi has officially become a free agent as of February 1st as his contract with NJPW expired. It wasn’t long after Kota Ibushi officially hit the free agent market before GCW would announce Kota Ibushi’s return to pro wrestling at The Collective during WrestleMania week. Ibushi has been announced to face Impact’s “Speedball” Mike …

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Kota Ibushi Announced For GCW Events Week Of WrestleMania

Kota Ibushi, a standout of NJPW who is set to be a free agent, will make his GCW debut next month, according to an announcement from Game Changer Wrestling as part of GCW’s The Collective 2023. Everything takes place over the same week as WrestleMania 39 from Los Angeles. Ibushi will participate on two shows: …

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STARDOM Allows Cheering, Triangle Derby Continues, Max Heart Tournament Final Announced | Weekly Joshi Guide

Stardom The Triangle Derby starts to get into the hot phase, with more and more big Trio Teams facing each other to decide who advance to the semi-finals. Every tournament is important and can decide in which direction the tournament goes for the Trio. Club Venus is the first trio to finish their Seven Block …

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Mercedes Monè Speaks On Her WWE Departure and Addresses Her Future

Mercedes Moné fka as Sasha Banks to many has addressed her departure from WWE and discussed her NJPW in-ring debut. When known as Sasha Banks in WWE, Mercedes Monè was one of the most prolific women’s wrestler in the world achieving pretty much everything in WWE. During her 10 year run with the company she …

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Update On Mercedes Moné’s First Matches In Japan Since Joining NJPW

On January 4th, Mercedes Moné (FKA Sasha Banks in WWE) made her NJPW debut at Wrestle Kingdom 17 in the Tokyo Dome, attacking KAIRI after her successful IWGP Women’s Championship defence against Tam Nakano. The match is now set for February 18th at Battle in the Valley in San Jose, California, in what will be …

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Giulia’s 30-Minute Gauntlet Match, STARDOM Presents New Blood 7, Max Heart Tournament Continues | Weekly Joshi Guide

STARDOM On Friday, Stardom hosted the 7th Edition of the ‘ New Blood’ series. This time the show felt way more important than usual, with five matches that had actual meaning. In the undercard, Rina defeated Diana’s Miran in a solid match. Not much else to expect from two very young girls. Both showed a …

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Mercedes Moné: “I’m Gonna Take The IWGP Women’s Championship Everywhere”

On January 4th, Mercedes Moné (FKA Sasha Banks in WWE) made her NJPW debut at Wrestle Kingdom 17, challenging KAIRI for the IWGP Women’s Championship following her successful defence against Tam Nakano. The match is now set for Battle in the Valley on February 18th, in what will be her first in-ring outing since May …

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Hiroshi Tanahashi Renews Contract With NJPW

Hiroshi Tanahashi is the Ace of New Japan Pro Wrestling. He has held the IWGP Heavyweight Championship eight times, the Intercontinental Championship twice and the United States Championship on three separate occasions. On January 4, during the first night of NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 17 event, Tanahashi teamed with Keiji Muto and Shota Umino in a …

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STARDOM’s First Show With Cheering Fans In Nearly 3 Years, Max Heart Tournament Starts, Sendai Girls’ First Big Show Of 2023 | Weekly Joshi Guide

STARDOM Over the last week, Stardom had three Triangle Derby Shows, with the first one being live on YouTube. The Tam Nakano hometown show in Anjo featured a big main event match between the two Cosmic Angels Trios. The team of Waka Tsukiyama, Rina Amikura and Yuko Sakurai faced The top Trio of Cosmic Angles …

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