The Japanese wrestler Kagetsu has made her retirement event today, Monday, February 24, 2020. Kagetsu has produced and organized the event, under the title “Many Face”. The show has been held since the EDITION Arena Osaka #2, in front of 733 viewers. In addition, it was recorded for later broadcast on television on March 3 through Samurai TV.
For the occasion, Kagetsu had many wrestlers with whom she has maintained a friendship throughout her career, including the participation of several STARDOM competitors. As an additional detail, several of her former companions of STARDOM also remained as viewers of the show.
Kagetsu competed in the event twice. First, she appeared as the surprise rival to face Saya Iida, arriving with her Oedo Tai outfit and the music of the group, beating Iida in a brief encounter. In the main event, she measured herself against her coach and mentor, Meiko Satomura.
After more than 20 minutes of the match, Meiko ended Kagetsu’s career with a loss after applying the Scorpio Rising for the count of three. Kagetsu celebrated after the show, saying goodbye to the public one last time in her career while being accompanied by friends like Hazuki.
This is the end of 12 years of Kagetsu’s career as a professional. The wrestler started in the business under the name of Yukari Ishino in Sendai Girls, starting with an exhibition match against Ryo Mizunami in July 2008, although she officially debuted against Chikayo Nagashima a month later. Ishino competed in different companies, with appearances in Ice Ribbon, JWP, Oz Academy, Pro Wrestling WAVE or NEO Ladies.
In 2010, she decided to change her name to Kagetsu, beginning to win championships in JWP and PURE-J. In 2015, he officially announced that she was leaving Sendai to become a free agent. In 2016 she began to appear regularly on STARDOM, where she had already had meetings on time. Kagetsu arrived as a member of Oedo Tai, where she came to get Goddesses of STARDOM with Kyoko Kimura
After Kimura’s retirement, Kagetsu began working as a leader of a new stage of the group, along with Hana Kimura and Kris Wolf. At the end of 2017, she signed full-time with STARDOM, after considering the withdrawal a few months before. Her most successful moment came in June 2018, when she defeated Toni Storm to proclaim herself World Champion of STARDOM, a title she held for 329 days of reign.
On December 25, 2019, she officially confirmed her retirement, after which she began her farewell tour. Officially she left STARDOM at the end of January, although she competed for one last time in the company on February 15 with the traditional Gauntlet retreat meeting for the wrestlers. During her last stage as a free agent, she has been able to fight in PURE-J, Gatoh Move, YMZ, Sendai Girls, J STAGE and JTO.