Mayu Iwatani
Birth: February 19th, 1993
Height: 5’4″
Weight: 117 lbs.
Background: Trained in Stardom
Debut: January 23rd, 2011 vs. Arisa Hoshiki
Promotions Wrestled For: Stardom
Notable Partners: Io Shirai (as Thunder Rock), Arisa Hoshiki (as AMA), and in STARS (Stardom faction)
Other Identities: None

Championships Held: Artist Of Stardom Championship, Goddess of Stardom Championship, Wonder of Stardom Championship, World of Stardom Championship, High Speed Championship. and the ROH Women of Honor Championship
Tournaments Won: Goddesses of Stardom Tag League (2015), Stardom Cinderella Tournament (2016), and the Stardom 5STAR Grand Prix (2018)
Awards Won: Tokyo Sports Women’s Award (2019), Stardom MVP (2019), Stardom Best Match Award (2016 and 2018), Stardom Best Tag Team Award (2015), and the Stardom Best Technique Award (2014 and 2015)

Notable Matches:

  • December 29th, 2013 with Matsumoto and Wakizawa vs. Kimura, Alpha Female, and Female Predator Amazon  (title win)
  • July 27th, 2014 vs. Miho Wakizawa  (title win)
  • December 7th, 2014 with Shirai and Iroha vs. Kamen, Yoneyama, and Kuragaki  (title win)
  • May 6th, 2015 with Shirai vs. Chelsea and Hojo  (title win)
  • October 11th, 2015 vs. La Rosa Negra  (title win)
  • January 17th, 2016 vs. Kay Lee Ray  (title defense)
  • June 5th, 2016 vs. Kagetsu  (title defense)
  • June 21st, 2017 vs. Io Shirai  (title win)
  • August 13th, 2017 vs. Kagetsu  (title defense)
  • April 1st, 2018 vs. Toni Storm  (title challenge)
  • June 3rd, 2018 with Saki Kashima vs. Hana Kimura and Kagetsu  (title win)
  • August 12th, 2018 vs. Kagetsu  (title challenge)
  • September 24th, 2018 vs. Utami Hayashishita  (tournament win)
  • February 10th, 2019 vs. Kelly Klein  (title win)
  • April 6th, 2019 vs. Kelly Klein  (title defense)
  • June 23rd, 2019 with Saki Kashima and Tam Nakano vs. Hana Kimura, Jungle Kyona, and Konami  (title win)
  • November 4th, 2019 vs. Bea Priestley  (title win)
  • January 19th, 2020 vs. Momo Watanabe  (title defense)

Signature Moves:

  • Diving Double Footstomp
  • Dodonpa (crucifix bomb)
  • Dragon Suplex Hold (both Regular and Two Stage)
  • Dragon’s Ray (springboard blind hurricanrana)
  • Dropkick (sometimes launched by a teammate)
  • Frog Splash
  • Fubuki Rana (reverse hurricanrana)
  • Moonsault
  • Sky High (sitout spinebuster)
  • Sling Blade

Sample of Matches Reviewed on Joshi City:

In Action:

Frog Splash
Moonsault Press
Mayu Iwatani Dragon Suplex
Two Stage Dragon Suplex Hold

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