On May 23, the wrestling community will commemorate Hana Kimura’s life.
The PINX Hana Kimura Tribute Show will stream live on May 23 according to a FITE TV announcement. Kyoko Kimura, Hana’s mother, is once again in charge of producing the program. The third time Kyoko has planned a show in honor of her daughter.
The lineup listed below has been revealed.
Battle Royal: Banana Senga, Tsutomu Ohsugi, Fuminori Abe, Mensore Oyaji, Super Delphin, Hanako Nakamori (PURE-J) Chihiro Hashimoto (SenJo), TBD
Saori Anou vs. Miyuki Takase
Mika Iwata & Mio Momono (MARVELOUS) vs. Aja Kong & X
ASUKA (VENY), Natsupoi & Syuri vs. Kaori Yoneyama, Rina & Konami
Strongest ANIKI 4-Way Tag: Masao Hanabatake & Shotaro Ashino vs. Ryo Mizunami & Sonoko Kato (OZ Academy) vs. Yuko Miyamoto & Ram Kaicho (Triple 6) vs. Koji Kanemoto & X
Kyusei Hana Kimura (Sakura Hirota) vs. X
Hana, 22, tragically took her own life on May 23, 2020, following becoming the target of cyberbullying because of a “Terrace House” episode in which she was depicted as belligerent during a dispute with a roommate who destroyed her wrestling outfit.