Mercedes Moné to defend IWGP Women’s Title against AZM & Hazuki at NJPW Sakura Genesis

It is going to be a Triple Threat match for the IWGP Women's Championship at NJPW Sakura Genesis in April

Photo Courtesy: New Japan Pro-Wrestling

Moné’s next title defense is locked in. 

Over the past month, STARDOM’s AZM and Hazuki have stuck their claim to an IWGP Women’s Championship match. 

In a video released by New Japan Pro-Wrestling, the IWGP Women’s Champion Mercedes Moné accepted both of their challenges and she’ll put the belt on the line on April 8th at NJPW Sakura Genesis. 

The winner of this match is going to defend the title against Mayu Iwatani at STARDOM’s April 23rd event. Here is the updated Sakura Genesis card: 

  • United Empire (Francesco Akira, Aaron Henare & Jeff Cobb) vs. House of Torture (SHO, Yujiro Takahashi & EVIL)
  • Master Wato, Hikuleo & Tama Tonga vs. BULLET CLUB (David Finlay, KENTA & El Phantasmo)
  • Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, Shingo Takagi & BUSHI) vs. DOUKI, Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Taichi
  • NJPW World TV Championship: Zack Sabre Jr. (c) vs. Shota Umino
  • IWGP Tag Team Championships: Bishamon (YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto) (c) vs. Aussie Open (Mark Davis & Kyle Fletcher)
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship: Hiromu Takahashi (c) vs. Robbie Eagles
  • IWGP World Heavyweight Championship: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. SANADA 
  • IWGP Women’s Championship — Three Way: Mercedes Moné (c) vs. AZM vs. Hazuki
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