The final major event of the year for Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling, Wrestle Princess III, did not disappoint on Sunday. TJPW and some guests put on a memorable show with nine incredible matches on a prime card.
Like most of TJPW’s major shows, Wrestle Princess III combined the heartfelt and humorous to engage fans across the globe. We mentioned a few weeks ago, in anticipation of the show, that the future was fast approaching. Talents’ dreams have come true and failed in the past month.
Be forewarned reading ahead: there are spoilers!
Juria Nagano & Moka Miyamoto defeat Arisu Endo and Kaya Toribami (9:24) — Nagano pins Toribami
Nao Kakuta, Yuna Manase, & Yoshiko Hasegawa defeat Mahiro Kiryu and Yuki Kamifuku (Toyo Mates) & Haruna Neko (12:11) — Kauta pins Haruna
Ryo Mizunami defeats Suzume (11:05)
TDC Rules Match: Mizuki defeats Hyper Misao (8:25)
Rika Tatsumi, Max the Impaler, & Yuki Aino defeat Aja Kong, Pom Harajuku, and Raku (UpUpGirls) (12:48) — Tatsumi pns Harajuku
Maki Itoh & Miyu Yamashita (121000000) defeat Hikari Noa (Up Up Girls) & Riho (AEW) (13:44) — Itoh submits Noa with Deluxe Texas Cloverhold
International Princess Title Match: Miu Watanabe (Up Up Girls) defeats Alex Windsor (c) (10:21) — Watanabe wins with Teardrop, Title Change
Princess Tag Team Title Match: Saki Akai & Yuki Arai (Reiwa AA Canon) (c) defeat Nightshade & Rhia O’Reilly (The Uprising) (16:57) —- Arai pins Nightshade
Princess of Princess Title Match: Yuka Sakazaki defeats Shoko Nakajima (c) (22:44) — Sakazaki wins with Merry-Go-Round and Springboard 450, Title Change
Max the Impaler and 1210000000 faced legend and trailblazer Aja Kong and Riho and Hikari Noa, respectively, in tag matches. Miu Watanabe’s long-awaited singles run and Princess Cup winner Yuka Sakazaki’s third Princess of Princess title over longtime rival Shoko Nakajima were the night’s biggest news. WPIII promises a bright future for the company, and fans are excited to see where it goes.
Baylan Akki and Chris Brookes of DDT provide English commentary for Wrestle Princess III on WrestleUniverse.