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Various News: CZW’s Latest PPV Spotlights Wes Lee, Sukeban Debut Show Sells Out

September 1, 2023 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Wes Lee WWE NXT Halloween Havoc Image Credit: WWE

– CZW has announced that their latest retrospective PPV will look at Dezmond Xavier, better known now as Wes Lee. The promotion announced that Dezmond Xavier: Soul Survivor is now available on PPV and On Demand:

You know him as a WWE star. You know him as the longest reigning NXT champion in WWE history. You’ve seen him in some of the biggest fights in some of the biggest venues and on prime-time TV. And now you can see this champion in the early fights that rocketed him into stardom!

Every month you can see a new show focused on the early career of a current wrestling star, and you can order the shows on pay-per-view or on demand. In addition to DEZMOND XAVIER: SOUL SURVIVOR, be sure to check out MANCE WARNER: THE SOUTHERN PSYCHO, still available on pay-per-view and on demand. Go online to your cable or satellite provider’s website to order on pay-per-view. Or check your on demand guide for available shows.

– The new Japanese women’s promotion Sukeban has announced the details for their September 21st debut show in New York City, and the show has already sold out. PWInsider reports that tickets for the show went on sale today, and they sold out in under two hours which left the promotion quite surprised. The report notes that Sukeban is now looking into whether they can find a way to have additional fans at the show, which takes place at Capitale in Manhattan.

The full press release for the show that was released earlier today reads:

Sukeban World Premiere Set for September 21st in New York City
Joshi Wrestling Company to Debut at Capitale in Downtown Manhattan, with Tickets on Sale Now
First Ever All-Japanese Joshi Wrestling Company in the United States Brings Japan’s Top Female Wrestlers to a Global Audience
Coming Soon Trailer Previews Sukeban’s High-Octane Action and Unique Anime and Live Action Content

Sukeban, the first ever Joshi women’s wrestling company outside of Japan featuring an entirely Japanese roster, will hold its World Premiere event on September 21, 2023 at Capitale in New York City. Featuring the strongest women’s roster in North America, Sukeban will hearken back to the glory days of Joshi wrestling to present the authentic, hard-hitting, phenomenal Joshi experience.

The Sukeban coming soon trailer, available here, highlights the intense action, anime influence, and world-class competition that Sukeban will offer fans.

Tickets go on sale for the World Premiere today, Friday, September 1st at 10 a.m. ET exclusively via DICE, conveniently linked from www.sukeban.com. The main event of the World Premiere event will feature Ichigo Sayaka (aka Unagi Sayaka) vs. Countess Saori (aka Saori Anou), with the winner competing for the Sukeban World Championship at Sukeban’s second event in the United States, to be announced in the coming weeks.

The Sukeban name is an ode to the girl gangs of the 1960s and 1970s that helped bring feminism to the forefront of Japan. Sukeban’s roster features many of the world’s best wrestlers portraying new characters that they have helped influence and create. The company’s four stables, The Vandals, Harajuku Stars, Cherry Bomb Girls, and Dangerous Liaisons, feud with one another to reach the apex of Sukeban. The contracted roster, signed to long-term deals, includes:

The Vandals
* Atomic Banshee, portrayed by Ram Kaichow
* Otaku-chan, portrayed by Kaori Yoneyama
* Midnight Player, portrayed by AOI
* BINGO, portrayed by ???

Harajuku Stars
* Ichigo Sayaka, portrayed by Unagi Sayaka
* Maya Mamushi, portrayed by Maya Yukihi
* Saki Bimi, portrayed by SAKI
* Babyface, portrayed by Ancham

Cherry Bomb Girls
* Crush Yuu, portrayed by Yuu
* Supersonic, portrayed by ???
* Riko Blondie, portrayed by Riko Kaiju

Dangerous Liaisons
* Countess Saori, portrayed by Saori Anou
* Commander Nakajima, portrayed by Arisa Nakajima
* Lady Antoinette, portrayed by Risa Sera
* Queen of Hearts, portrayed by Miyuki Takase

* Stray Cat, portrayed by ???

In addition to exciting wrestlers added to the roster, the World Premiere event at Capitale in New York City features several elements that will make the event unique:

* Championship Belt, unveiled in New York, designed and created by the greatest industrial designer of this generation, Marc Newson.

* Wrestler costumes and all merchandise designed by world-famous creative director and fashion designer Olympia Le-Tan.

* Hats created by the most important milliner in history, Stephen Jones.

* Finger nail art by social media superstar Mei Kawajiri (Nails by Mei).

* Anime and manga art by fast-rising artist and author Sakana Koji.

Sukeban’s debut event in New York will be followed by further events around the United States and globally, with additional plans to be announced in the coming weeks. With ambitious growth plans and a strategic focus on its content ecosystem, Sukeban is poised to expand operations worldwide and pull from numerous lucrative revenue streams.

For more information, visit sukeban.com and follow Sukeban on Instagram, TikTok, and X at @sukeban_world.

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CZW, Sukeban, Wes Lee, Jeremy Thomas