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MLW to crown first Women's Featherweight Champion at Kings of Colosseum

Taya Valkyrie vs. Holidead will determine the inaugural champion.

MLW is set to crown the first Women's Champion in the history of the promotion.

The inaugural MLW Women's Featherweight Champion will be crowned in a match between Taya Valkryie and Holidead at Kings of Colosseum on Friday, May 13. The show is being held at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.

Holidead has been a member of the MLW women's featherweight division since it was introduced in September of last year.

Kings of Colosseum will be the first time that Valkyrie has wrestled for MLW since 2018.

MLW notes that it plans to have multiple women's weight classes in the future.

"MLW plans on having multiple women’s [divisions]," the promotion wrote. "Like the men with the heavyweight and middleweight divisions, the women’s featherweight division promises to showcase the best and promote fair fights in stature between fighters of similar attributes."

Kings of Colosseum is a television taping for MLW Fusion. The updated card for the event is listed below:

  • MLW World Heavyweight Champion Alex Hammerstone defends against Richard Holliday (w/ Alicia Atout)
  • Taya Valkyrie vs. Holidead to crown the inaugural MLW Women's Featherweight Champion
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction match: Jacob Fatu vs. Mads Krugger
  • The Sandman in action