• Sasha Banks Is Moving To Japan Full-Time
Mercedes Mone (fka Sasha Banks in WWE) is a part of the Japanese wrestling scene now.
She is the current IWGP Women’s Champion in New Japan Pro Wrestling. She had her first title defense earlier this month.
Mercedes took to Twitter to send the following message to her Japanese fans:
“Hi 🇯🇵 fans
I’m happy that you’re excited that I’m here but please don’t follow or wait for me at my place of stay.
There will be an appropriate time and place for a meet and greet. Please respect my privacy and space.
Mone’s next title defense will be against Mayu Iwatani at STARDOM’s All Star Grand Queendom event on April 23rd.
The CEO vs The Icon
April 23rd pic.twitter.com/uBt8c1hFpf
— Mercedes Moné Varnado (@MercedesVarnado) April 15, 2023
Mercedes is now planning to move full-time to Japan and is also going to learn Japanese. She revealed this on her Instagram stories:
WATCH: Sasha Banks’ Major Wardrobe Malfunction:
• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (April 18, 1998) – WCW Saturday Night
On this day in 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.
This episode was pre-taped in Madison, Wisconsin and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Spring Stampede 1998’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
– Disco Inferno vs. Johnny Attitude
– Jim Duggan vs. Tony Carr
– Van Hammer vs. Chase Tatum
– INTERVIEW: Chris Jericho
– Marty Jannetty vs. Horshu
– Bill Goldberg Video
– El Dandy vs. Evan Courageous
– Chris Jericho vs. Lenny Lane
– Ray Traylor vs. Bret Hamner
– Chavo Guerrero Jr. vs. Trevor Blanchard
– Scott Steiner vs. Jerry Flynn
– Reese vs. The Barbarian