Stardom recently held a press conference announcing the bracket for Stardom's annual Cinderella Tournament. The tournament is a one-day single-elimination tournament where the winner will receive a title shot of their choosing. Past winners have been Mayu Iwatani, NXT's Toni Storm, Momo Watanabe and last year's winner Arisa Hoshiki.
Jushin Thunder Liger will return to Stardom as a special guest. Liger did guest commentary in Stardom's No People Gate show as part of New Japan's partnership with Stardom through their parent company Bushiroad. The show featured no fans in attendance as the show was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but fans will be allowed on the March 24 show.
Fans will undergo a physical check with their temperature taken. Fans will not be allowed entry if temp is over 37 degrees Celsius or 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Stardom also announced that masks will be distributed for free.
Stardom announced that the first round of the tournament will be live on YouTube with the rest of the tournament set to be on Stardom World midnight Japan time. The first round match-ups will be as follows:
Momo Watanabe vs. Starlight Kid
Jungle Kyona vs. Giulia
Konami vs. AZM
Syuri vs. Jamie Hayter
Tam Nakano vs. Saki Kashima
Natsuko Tora vs. Saya Kamitani
Utami Hayashis--ta vs. Maika
Mayu Iwatani vs. Hana Kimura
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The Cinderella Tournament is a single elimination tournament. Wins occur via pinfall, submission or over the top rope to the floor.— We Are Stardom (@we_are_stardom) March 20, 2020
Jushin Thunder Liger will return as special guest for the Cinderella Tournament!— We Are Stardom (@we_are_stardom) March 20, 2020
Fans will be allowed entry to the show, but will undergo a physical check, with their temperature taken. No entry will be allowed if temp is over 37°C (98.6°F). Masks will be distributed for free.— We Are Stardom (@we_are_stardom) March 20, 2020
On March 24, the first round of the 2020 Cinderella Tournament will air LIVE and FREE from Korakuen Hall on Youtube!— We Are Stardom (@we_are_stardom) March 20, 2020
6:30 PM Japan
5:30 AM Eastern
2:30 AM Pacific
9:30 AM GMT
For clarification, Round 1 of the Cinderella Tournament will be shown live on Youtube.— We Are Stardom (@we_are_stardom) March 20, 2020
The entire show uncut will be available on Stardom World by midnight Japan time that same night.
The show with pre-match promos (1st round) and subtitles will be available later in the week. pic.twitter.com/NuN43sruQG