In response to the novel Coronavirus outbreak, NJPW and AJPW have announced that they will be cancelling their events scheduled between March 16 through March 21 and March 14 through March 22 respectively. New Japan’s cancelled dates will result in the cancellation of the New Japan Cup tour. New Japan had previously cancelled the first half of the… Read More NJPW And AJPW Cancel More Shows Due To The Coronavirus Outbreak
Last month, Stardom announced a number of events were cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus situation happening in Japan (and around the world). Earlier today, the promotion announced shows on March 20, 21, and 22 have been cancelled for the same reason. As noted, the promotion is streaming a live and free No People Gate event on its YouTube channel from… Read More Stardom Cancels More Events Due To The Coronavirus
Japanese promotion Stardom announced earlier today on Twitter they will be canceling a number of upcoming shows as a precaution to the Coronavirus. The virus has infected more than 73,000 people around the world, mostly in mainland China, according to CNN. The death toll is 1,873, including five people outside mainland China. In a series of… Read More Stardom Cancels Shows Due To Coronavirus Situation In Japan
Io Shirai is said to be “not necessarily happy” with how she’s used in WWE NXT, according to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio. The Stardom women’s wrestling promotion in Japan currently has a goal of bringing back Shirai and WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Kairi Sane, but WWE may bring Shirai to the main roster to try… Read More Io Shirai Reportedly Unhappy In WWE NXT, Stardom To Offer Big Contracts To Shirai And Kairi Sane?
New Japan Pro Wrestling’s parent company, Bushiroad, has purchased the all-woman’s Japanese promotion, Stardom. Bushiroad’s Takaaki Kitani and Stardom’s Rossy Ogawa reportedly met back in April, but a deal between the two sides wasn’t completed until August. Stardom’s Twitter account commented, “Stardom has been acquired by Bushiroad. More details to come shortly! A press conference will be… Read More NJPW Parent Company Bushiroad Purchases Stardom
When it comes to WWE vs. AEW, the former appears to be changing a lot of programs around the world. Toni Storm made an appearance for Stardom this past weekend. She was supposed to continue the momentum from that show and face Bea Priestley on 5/16 at Korakuen Hall. Priestley just recently won the World of Stardom… Read More WWE Reportedly Nixes Stardom Title Match Due To AEW