Originally published at Stardom releases first round match-ups for annual Cinderella tournament
Stardom’s annual Cinderella tournament will begin this Saturday featuring twenty performers competing in opening round matches.
There will be ten opening round matches this Saturday at Korakuen Hall with the remainder of the tournament taking place Friday, April 30th at the same venue.
At a press conference on Wednesday, they revealed the following pairings for the first round:
*Himeka vs. Hanan
*Maika vs. Konami
*Natsuko Tora vs. Unagi Sayaka
*Saki Kashima vs. AZM
*Momo Watanabe vs. Starlight Kid
*Mayu Iwatani vs. Fukigen Death
*Giulia vs. Ruaka
*Utami Hayashishita vs. Mina Shirakawa
*Tam Nakano vs. Saya Kamitani
*Syuri vs. Natsupoi
It was explained during the press conference that Ruaka and Hanan were replacing Bea Priestley and Saya Iida in the tournament.
Last year’s Cinderella tournament was won by Giulia, who defeated Natsuko Tora in the finals. Past winners also include Arisa Hoshiki, Momo Watanabe, Toni Storm, and Mayu Iwatani.