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

STARDOM Cinderella Tournament

STARDOM Cinderella Tournament 2020 to air next week

The annual STARDOM Cinderella Tournament will return on Tuesday. The Joshi promotion released its sixteen-woman bracket this morning. The STARDOM Cinderella Tournament is an annual one-night event that has taken place every spring since 2015. The winner of this three-round single-elimination tournament is presented with a ceremonial ball gown and “any wish that they want.” The win usually results in a title opportunity. If a … Continue reading STARDOM Cinderella Tournament 2020 to air next week

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STARDOM cancels upcoming events due to Coronavirus

As the Coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, STARDOM canceled several shows in the coming weeks as a precaution. Earlier today, the Joshi promotion announced that the following dates are canceled: Mayu Iwatani’s Birthday Fan Event of February 19, February 20, Osaka on February 22, Nagoya on February 23, Shinkiba on February 29 and the Osaka day and night shows on March 14. STARDOM went on … Continue reading STARDOM cancels upcoming events due to Coronavirus

Kagetsu retirement

Kagetsu announces retirement from pro-wrestling

Earlier today, former World of Stardom Champion, Kagetsu, held a press conference to announce her retirement. The 11-year veteran debuted in August of 2008. Before she came to Stardom, she worked with Sendai Girls, OZ Academy, and JWP. Kagetsu joined Stardom and the stable, Oedo Tai, in 2015. Since, she went on to become a two-time Artist of Stardom Champion, a two-time Goddess of Stardom … Continue reading Kagetsu announces retirement from pro-wrestling

Stardom Wrestle Kingdom 14

Stardom tag team match set for Wrestle Kingdom 14

Yesterday, we reported that Stardom would take part in Wrestle Kingdom 14. Now we know the event will feature a tag team match, where Mayu Iwatani and Arisa Hoshiki will face Hana Kimura and Giulia. This match will mark the first time women have ever appeared at Wrestle Kingdom. The current World of Stardom Champion, Mayu Iwatani and the Wonder of Stardom Champion, Arisa Hoshiki, … Continue reading Stardom tag team match set for Wrestle Kingdom 14

Stardom Wrestle Kingdom

Stardom will appear at New Japan Wrestle Kingdom 14

It has been a monumental year for Stardom. Today, the promotion announced there will be a Stardom match at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14. The Joshi promotion made it official earlier this morning at the Year-End Climax 2019. Their first major show under Bushiroad had 1,334 in attendance, their largest crowd since 2015. New Japan’s parent company bought Stardom back in October, leaving many to speculate … Continue reading Stardom will appear at New Japan Wrestle Kingdom 14

Best women's wrestler of 2010s Io Shirai

The Best Women’s Wrestler of the 2010s: Io Shirai

2019 is quickly coming to an end. Over the next few weeks, we would like to take a look back at the top moments in women’s wrestling this year, as well as this decade. With that said, there aren’t many women —or men for that matter— who have accomplished as much as Io Shirai in the last ten years. For that reason, she has to be … Continue reading The Best Women’s Wrestler of the 2010s: Io Shirai

Stardom

Stardom takes a stand against sexual harassment

Monday, STARDOM took a stand against sexual harassment. The Joshi promotion issued a statement that made it clear that they won’t tolerate inappropriate behavior at their shows. In the statement, they declared that they will ban any fan who makes verbal or physical advances towards their performers or fellow fans. Stardom fans,We thank you for your support. Recently we learned that a male fan was … Continue reading Stardom takes a stand against sexual harassment

Giulia

Giulia officially signs with Stardom

Stardom announced that the former International Ribbon Tag Team Champion, Giulia, has officially signed with the company. Giulia surprised many fans last month when she requested her release from Ice Ribbon. The next day she made an appearance for Stardom at Korakuen Hall and announced that she planned to join the company. Giulia is the Italian version of Julia, which should give you a hint … Continue reading Giulia officially signs with Stardom

Stardom

More details on Bushiroad’s acquisition of Stardom

As we reported last night, New Japan Pro Wrestling’s parent company, Bushiroad, acquired Stardom. The Joshi promotion held a press conference this morning to reveal more details surrounding their future. First, let’s immediately clear up some misconceptions about the venture. New Japan didn’t buy Stardom and this isn’t a merger. Stardom will join Bushiroad’s subsidiary, Kix Road. World Wonder Ring Stardom will no longer function … Continue reading More details on Bushiroad’s acquisition of Stardom