Various: Drilla Moloney Signs New NJPW Contract, Stardom Announces Mariah May, Willow Nightingale, & More for Stardom American Dream Event, Indies

Drilla Moloney NJPW Contract Status Update – Moloney Signs New Contract

As noted before, Drilla Moloney’s contract with New Japan Pro Wrestling was believed to have expired this past January.

Moloney provided an update on Instagram stating that he recently signed a new contract with NJPW to remain in the company for the foreseeable future.

“You won’t know how much [money] I re-signed for, but there may be signs.”

Stardom Announces Mariah May, Willow Nightingale, Stephanie Vaquer, & More for Stardom American Dream Event This April

Stardom recently announced that AEW talents Mariah May and Willow Nightingale will be making an appearance for the company at their Stardom American Dream event, which takes place on April 4th at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

It was also announced that CMLL talent Stephanie Vaquer and TNA talent Xia Brookside will also be making an appearance for the company at this upcoming event.

Current announced talent list for Stardom American Dream:

  • Saya Kamitani
  • Tam Nakano
  • Saki Kashima
  • Maika
  • Mei Seira
  • Konami
  • SAKI
  • Ram Kaicho
  • Mayu Iwatani
  • Momo Kohgo
  • AZM
  • Starlight Kid
  • Momo Watanabe
  • Syuri
  • Mina Shirakawa
  • Willow Nightingale
  • Mariah May
  • Stephanie Vaquer
  • Xia Brookside

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

Wednesday’s New Japan Cup 2024 Finals for New Japan Pro Wrestling in Nagaoka, Japan featured Yota Tsuji defeating Hirooki Goto to be crowned the winner of this year’s New Japan Cup tournament. This was Tsuji’s first ever New Japan Cup tournament victory in his NJPW career.

In a recent post on Twitter, Nic Nemeth issued an official challenge to Tomohiro Ishii for a match between the two at NJPW’s Windy City Riot 2024 event on April 12th in Chicago, Illinois.

ShuPro Magazine reported that Saori Anou recently signed a contract with Stardom that officially goes into effect starting this April. It was reported that Anou’s new contract is for one-year in length and she will exclusively work for Stardom during this time period.

Tuesday’s NWA Powerrr episode for the National Wrestling Alliance featured NWA National Openweight Champion Thrillbilly Silas Mason relinquishing his title due to him wanting to go after the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship currently held by EC3. It was announced that a tournament will be held to crown a new National Openweight Champion at their Hard Times 2024 event.

As noted before, Lucha Libre AAA recently announced the full card for their upcoming Triplemania XXXII: Monterrey event in Monterrey, Mexico. Post Wrestling’s John Pollock reported that he was informed by Mike Weber that AAA’s upcoming event will be airing on TrillerTV’s streaming service.

Over The Top Wrestling recently announced that this year’s ScrappermMania, ScrapperMania 8, will be taking place on August 10th at the National Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.

The Cauliflower Alley Club recently announced that Lucha legend Negro Casas will be the recipient of their Lucha Libre Award for this year’s Cauliflower Alley Club Awards.

TNA Wrestling recently announced that they will be holding a new set of Impact! television tapings on May 18-19 at the Megacorp Pavilon in Newport, Kentucky.

TNA also announced one new match for the card of their Impact! tapings on March 22nd in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Nic Nemeth vs. Alex Shelley

Joey Janela recently announced one new match for the card of Game Changer Wrestling’s Joey Janela’s Spring Break 8 event on April 5th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Matt Cardona vs. Blue Kane