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Willow Nightingale to make Japan debut for Tokyo Joshi Pro

The 28-year-old has been actively performing in AEW since April.

Willow Nightingale is set to make her Tokyo Joshi Pro debut. 

The 28-year-old has never wrestled in Japan before. TJPW announced on social media that Nightingale will debut for the promotion at Summer Sun Princess on Saturday, July 9. 

Nightingale challenged for the interim ROH Women's World Championship at Supercard of Honor on April 1. She was defeated by Mercedes Martinez. Since then she has wrestled 13 times on AEW programming. Nightingale most recently took part in the AEW Dark tapings held on Saturday, June 11 from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. 

TJPW Summer Sun Princess 2022 will take place from the Tokyo Ota Ward General Gymnasium. The announced lineup for the show is as follows:

  • Princess of Princess Champion Shoko Nakajima defends against Rika Tatsumi
  • International Princess Champion Maki Itoh defends against an opponent to be announced
  • Mei Suruga & Suzume vs. TBA
  • Willow Nightingale, Hikaru Shida, Riho, Aja Kong, Yuki Arai, Juria Nagano are set to appear