Welcome to Frank Pozen's Big Bad Blog. A lot of folks have been asking me to update them about my recovery. So I thought I would start a blog primarily to do that but also to talk about other topics of interest including the wrestling business and whatever else I can think of. I plan to update this on a regular basis so check back and leave a comment if you wish.
Monday, January 09, 2012
Syuri escapes with a win in her KRUSH debut
Miyako "SMILE" Masahori, Syuri
So the idea behind having joshi wrestler Syuri do kickboxing is to give her some fighting credibility that can be used in angles on SMASH shows. She made her kickboxing debut on today's KRUSH show at Korakuen Hall against Miyako "SMILE" Masahori. But what was supposed to be an easy win so Syuri could get her feet wet didn't turn out as planned. The problem started yesterday when Syuri missed the 52kg contracted weight and was forced to use 10oz gloves instead of 8oz gloves. The fight was very close, much closer than planned. Syuri scored with punches and won round one. But Masahori came back and in the third round seemed to take control of the fight with kicks. Two the judges scored it 29-28 in favour of Syuri and the other judge scored it 29-29. So Syuri wins by majority decision. I don't think that's the result SMASH owner TAJIRI wanted. I don't know if Syuri will do this again. TAJIRI may have to go back to the drawing board.