Utami Hayashishita, MIRAI, Yuzuki, & Mai Sakurai Reportedly Leaving Stardom At End of March

As noted before, Stardom founder and head booker Rossy Ogawa was fired by Bushiroad this past February over allegations that he was he was poaching Stardom talent and staff for a new Joshi promotion. Among those currently expected to be joining Ogawa’s new promotion is Giulia for its launch period before heading off to WWE.

Tokyo Sports reported that their sources stated that Utami Hayashishita, MIRAI, Yuzuki, and Mai Sakurai are all expected to be leaving Stardom once their current contracts expire at the end of this month.

It was reported that all four are also currently expected to be joining Ogawa’s new Joshi promotion for their next destination.

One source spoken to close to Hayashishita reportedly stated that Hayashishita had told others that she wanted to change her environment and start fresh for the direction of her career.

In regards to the impact on Stardom’s current championships, MIARI is the current World of Stardom Champion while Hayashishita is one half of the current Goddess of Stardom Champions.