IWGP Women’s Title match between Tsukasa Fujimoto & Mayu Iwatani ends after Fujimoto suffers right elbow injury

Photo Courtesy: Ice Ribbon

Fujimoto went down with an injury. 

Korakuen Hall played host to Ice Ribbon’s June 23rd show and there were three championship matches on the bill. One of the bouts saw Mayu Iwatani defending the IWGP Women’s Title against Tsukasa Fujimoto. 

At the 16-minute mark, the match was stopped after Fujimoto suffered a right elbow injury. Iwatani retained her title as a result. 

Post-match, Iwatani praised Fujimoto for wanting to continue on despite the injury. Iwatani is the third IWGP Women’s Champion and it was her sixth defense of the belt. 

Here are the results from the 6/23 Ice Ribbon show:

  • Arisa Shinose & Misa Kagura def. Miria Koga & Yappy
  • Ancham, Nanae Furukawa & Tsukina Umino def. Asuka Fujitaki, Totoro Satsuki & Yuna Manase
  • Arisa Nakajima & Makoto def. Saran & Yoshiko Hasegawa
  • IWGP Women’s Championship: Mayu Iwatani (c) def. Tsukasa Fujimoto by referee’s decision
  • Triangle Ribbon Championship — Three-Way Match: Yuuki Mashiro (c) def. Mio Shirai and Unagi Sayaka
  • Vacant ICExInfinity Championship: YuuRI def. Hamuko Hoshi
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