Winner Of KAIRI vs Tam Nakano At WK 17 Will Defend IWGP Women’s Championship On Feb 18th In San Jose

The winner of the IWGP Women’s Championship match at Wrestle Kingdom 17 will defend the championship in San Jose on February 18th.

Sasha Banks will be attending the Tokyo Dome performance on 1/4 as Mercedes Varnado or Mercedes Mone. Although it hasn’t been officially announced, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter did learn that the winner of the Kairi vs. Tam Nakano IWGP title battle on that night is now set to defend the title on February 18th in San Jose.

Mike Johnson reported that Sasha Banks as Mercedes Varnado or Mercedes Mone would be at the Tokyo Dome show on 1/4. That hasn’t been confirmed, past we did learn that the Kairi vs. Tam Nakano winner of the IWGP title match on that show is right now scheduled to defend the title on 2/18 in San Jose.

Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Time will tell if Sasha Banks will make herself known at the event in January and if she will be the one challenging for the championship on February 18th.

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