PWI Tag Team 50

PWI Tag Team 50: Every Ranked Women’s Team

Last year, Pro Wrestling Illustrated created their first-ever ranked tag team list, the PWI Tag Team 50. Now, in 2021, PWI is celebrating their second annual tag team ranking. Tag teams were evaluated during the period between Nov. 1, 2020 and Oct. 31, 2021. The criteria utilized when ranking teams were momentum, wins and losses, chemistry, creativity, overall activity, and “it” factor. Teams were required … Continue reading PWI Tag Team 50: Every Ranked Women’s Team

Donna Del Mondo Giulia and Syuri

Donna Del Mondo members Giulia and Syuri on remaining dominant

Kristen Ashly of Bell To Belles interviewed Donna Del Mondo members Giulia and Syuri for Pro Wrestling Illustrated on the legacy of their faction, international aspirations, their new tag team ALK, and remaining dominant both in tag team wrestling and singles competition. Ashly noted that every member of Donna Del Mondo debuted and trained in other companies before coming to Stardom. She asked Giulia and … Continue reading Donna Del Mondo members Giulia and Syuri on remaining dominant

New Wonder of Stardom Champion

STARDOM crowned new Wonder of Stardom Champion

Sunday at their Cinderella Summer in Tokyo event, STARDOM crowned three new champions including a new Wonder of Stardom Champion. First, Riho defended her title in a triple threat match. In the end, AZM ended her 351-day reign when she pinned Starlight Kid to become the new High Speed Champion. Next, Jungle Kyona and Konami took on Utami Hayashishita and Saya Kamitani for the vacant … Continue reading STARDOM crowned new Wonder of Stardom Champion

Wonder of Stardom Finals

Finals set for the Wonder of Stardom Tournament

The Wonder of Stardom Tournament to name a new “white belt” began on Friday and now we know who will compete in the finals. STARDOM announced the tournament over the weekend following the events of their second show at Shin-kiba 1st Ring. The Wonder of Stardom Championship is currently vacant because Arisa Hoshiki was forced to retire earlier this year. The first round of the tournament … Continue reading Finals set for the Wonder of Stardom Tournament

Wonder of Stardom Tournament

STARDOM to hold Wonder of Stardom tournament

Following the events of their second show at Shin-kiba 1st Ring, STARDOM will hold a Wonder of Stardom Tournament to crown a new champion. Many have speculated about the fate of the “white belt” since Arisa Hoshiki retired and vacated the title in May. At their latest live event, STARDOM finally devised a solution. In the main event, Donna del Mondo took on the team … Continue reading STARDOM to hold Wonder of Stardom tournament

Wonder of Stardom Champion

Three options for the new Wonder of Stardom Champion

After a brief hiatus, STARDOM returned last month to host its first live event since March. This weekend, the Joshi promotion will return Shin-kiba 1st Ring to kick off a tour of summer shows. They haven’t announced the card for these shows but now that they’re back into the swing of things the question remains: Who will be the next Wonder of Stardom Champion? The … Continue reading Three options for the new Wonder of Stardom Champion

2020 Cinderella Tournament winner

STARDOM crowns 2020 Cinderella Tournament winner

On Tuesday night, STARDOM held its annual one-night event at Korakuen Hall, where they crowned the 2020 Cinderella Tournament winner. The Joshi promotion’s new upstart and the leader of Donna del Mondo, Giulia, earned the ceremonial ball gown to potentially set up her first singles title feud. Giulia signed with STARDOM last year after she controversially left Ice Ribbon. Since, she has been on a … Continue reading STARDOM crowns 2020 Cinderella Tournament winner

Donna del Mondo STARDOM

Giulia and Donna del Mondo win first titles with STARDOM

New champions were crowned this weekend at the latest STARDOM event. Giulia’s new unit, Donna del Mondo, are the new Artist of Stardom Champions. The construction of this new faction has been a major plotline for the last two months. First, Giulia recruited Maika at a recent Just Tap Out show. Then, Syuri joined them in their debut as a trio at STARDOM’s 9th Anniversary … Continue reading Giulia and Donna del Mondo win first titles with STARDOM

Stardom Feb 8 show

Title matches announced for STARDOM show on Feb. 8

On Tuesday, STARDOM held a press conference for their next show, which streamed live on their official YouTube channel. At the event, they announced three upcoming title matches. First, the newly-formed unit, Donna del Mondo, will challenge Queen’s Quest for the Artist of Stardom Championship. Giulia, Maika, and Syuri made their first appearance together at the 9th Anniversary Show. After they defeated Tokyo Cyber Squad, … Continue reading Title matches announced for STARDOM show on Feb. 8

Syrui Stardom

Syuri Kondo returns to STARDOM to join Giulia’s new unit

At STARDOM’s 9th Anniversary show, Japanese wrestler and mixed martial artist, Syuri, returned to join Giulia as the third member of her team. Last week, Giulia recruited Maika at a Just Tap Out show. On Sunday, Syuri made her return to STARDOM to complete the trio in their six-woman tag match against Hana Kimura, Death Yama-san, and Leyla Hirsch. Syuri hasn’t worked with STARDOM since 2014. The … Continue reading Syuri Kondo returns to STARDOM to join Giulia’s new unit