Friday, October 24, 2008
SMACKGIRL is dead, long live JEWELS
JEWELS announced four matches for the debut show on Nov. 16 at Shinjuku FACE. They plan to add four more. All matches are scheduled for two five minute rounds. The main event will be a 52kg match between Saori Ishioka (right)& Mika Nagano (left). Ishioka's record is 5-3 and her last fight was a win over HARUMI at the Aug. 6 Summerfest show. Nagano is a former amateur wrestling champ at Nagoya University. Her record is 1-1 and her last fight was a win over Asami Kodera on the Apr. 26 SMACKGIRL show. A 49kg match will have Misaki Takimoto vs Masako Yoshida. Takimoto is 8-9-4 and most recently lost a DEEP Lightweight Title match to MIKU on the Aug. 17 show. Yoshida is 14-13-5 and most recently won over Asami Kodera on the Feb. 14 SMACKGIRL show. A 48kg match will have Sachi vs Kaneko Kazumi. Kazumi appears to be making her debut but SACHI is 4-3-1 and most recently won over Kayo Nagayasu and then lost to Satoko Shinashi in the Feb. 24 DEEP Flyweight tournament. A 60kg match will have HARUMI vs a debuting fighter named Shizuka Sugiyama. HARUMI is 0-8. More matches will be announced. Let's all wish JEWELS the best of luck.