Women's World Featherweight Championship Bout Added To MLW Blood & Thunder 2023

A new title bout has been added to MLW's upcoming TV tapings.

As first revealed by the company in a press release, MLW Women's World Featherweight Champion Taya Valkyrie is set to defend her title against Zoey Skye at the upcoming Blood & Thunder event in January 2023. This will be Valkyrie's fifth defense of the belt, which she originally won back in May 2022.

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Fans can see the full press release below.

(PHILADELPHIA) — Major League Wrestling today announced a Women’s World Featherweight Championship: Taya Valkyrie vs. Zoey Skye at MLW Blood & Thunder on Saturday, January 7 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.

Tickets start at $15 at MLW2300.com and the 2300 Arena box office.

The card is a FUSION TV taping, airing on beIN SPORTS nationwide on cable and dish, streaming on Pro Wrestling TV, and in over 60 countries around the world.

A championship bout has been inked for January 7th as the reigning Women’s World Featherweight Champion Taya Valkyrie will make her third defense as the inaugural champion.

One of the most dominant luchadoras of the last decade, the Canadian-born Valkyrie is on a conquest to cement her legacy as the best of her generation. Standing in the way is the latest threat to Valkyrie’s World Featherweight Championship: Zoey Skye.

Skye, a decorated athlete, is a technical threat who leverages her size to create a lethal, compact fighting style, often throwing off larger adversaries.

Standing just 5’ and weighing 99 lbs., Skye is the smallest female athlete in the division, but next to the champ, the most experienced.

Will the scrappy Skye evade the physicality the reigning Women’s World Featherweight Champion?

Find out LIVE Saturday night, January 7th at MLW Blood & Thunder in Philadelphia!

Major League Wrestling returns to Philadelphia's 2300 Arena on Saturday, January 7. Buy tickets at http://MLW2300.com.

Fans can also see the updated card for Blood & Thunder below.

MLW Blood & Thunder 2023

  • MLW World Championship: Alex Hammerstone (c) vs. YAMATO
  • MLW National Openweight Championship: Davey Richards (c) vs. Johnny Fusion
  • MLW World Tag Team Championship: Hustle & Power (EJ Nduka & Calvin Tankman) vs. Samoan SWAT Team (Lance Anoa'i & Juicy Finau)
  • MLW Women's World Featherweight Championship: Taya Valkyrie (c) vs. Zoey Skye
  • Jacob Fatu vs. Ben-K
  • Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. Alex Kane
  • Billie Starkz debuts
  • Real1 vs. Microman
  • Hardcore Match: Mance Warner vs. Rickey Shane Page

Fans can see results from past MLW events in Fightful's results section.

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