Stardom Announces Participants, Schedule For 5Star GP Tournament

Stardom's upcoming 5Star GP tournament has been officially announced, with all 16 women set to compete.

The tournament, which is the Japanese promotion's biggest of the year, will see 16 women split into two groups of eight women each. The competitors in each block will face off against each other in a round-robin format with the top wrestler in each group advancing to the finals, taking place in September. 

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The tournament will start on August 8 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo and will have seven tournament shows throughout August and September. After those first seven shows, the finals will take place at Korakuen Hall on September 19.

Red Stars Block:

  • Mayu Iwatani 
  • Giulia
  • Tam Nakano 
  • Konami 
  • Starlight Kid
  • Saya Kamitani
  • Death Yama-San
  • Himeka

Blue Stars Block:

  • Momo Watanabe
  • Utami Hayashishita
  • Jungle Kyona
  • ASM
  • Natsuko Tora
  • Saki Kashima
  • Syuri
  • Maika

Below are the dates and locales for the tournament:

  • August 8: Korakuen Hall
  • August 9: Korakuen Hall
  • August 29: Niigata
  • August 30: Takaoka
  • September 12: Fukuoka
  • September 13: Fukuoka
  • September 19 (Finals): Korakuen Hall

Last year's winner was Hana Kimura, who tragically died earlier this year. You can check out the full press conference announcing this year's tournament in the video at the top of the page.

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