Mercedes Moné kicked off the next chapter in her life once she debuted at NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom earlier this year. Since then, she has become the IWGP Women’s Champion after defeating KAIRI at Battle in the Valley stateside in February. Since breaking out into the Japanese wrestling scene, Moné has commented on many name she would love to work with. One name, Miyu Yamashita would love to be one of those women.
In an exclusive with Fightful, Yamashita said the following on a potential match with Moné –
“Of course. Of course she wants it, she wants that match. If it happens, it’s going to blow the roof off whichever arena it takes place,” Yamashita said.
Yamashita is a top star in TJPW, and she has made several appearances in the states. These include facing Athena for the ROH Women’s Title and a match against Thunder Rosa for the AEW Women’s Title last July.
Yamashita is currently booked for the IMPACT x NJPW crossover where she will take on Mickie James (c), Deonna Purrazzo, and Gisele Shaw for the Knockouts World Title. She is currently the Pro Wrestling EVE Champion from the UK promotion.
For the full interview you can watch below –