Maki Itoh vs. Janai Kai Announced For MLW One Shot

MLW issued the following:

NEW YORK / TOKYO — MLW today announced a MLW World Featherweight Title Fight: Janai Kai (champion, presented by Salina de la Renta) vs. Maki Itoh at MLW: ONE-SHOT live and exclusively on FITE+ Thursday, December 7 at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City.

? Grab tickets at and at Eventbrite.

The “Kick Demon” Janai Kai, presented by Salina de la Renta defends the belt against Maki Itoh live and exclusively on FITE+! Sign up for your FITE+ subscription now and enjoy a FREE 7-day trial!

Itoh, a former DDT Pro Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion & Tokyo Joshi Pro International Princess & Tag Team Champion, has her eyes set on making history and being the first to topple the undefeated Kai.

Kai, who dethroned Delmi Exo to win the belt, has been dominating the division, delivering vicious TKO ref stoppages in her wake. Fighting for Salina’s Promociones Dorado, Kai has become a standout amongst an impressive roster under Salina’s guidance.

Now, Janai Kai readies for her greatest challenge to date and it goes down in the bright lights of the Big Apple.

Will the “Fired Idol” extinguish Janai Kai’s hot streak? Or will the Kick Demon kick the mischief out of Itoh?

Lock in your tickets now at and see it go down Thursday, December 7 in New York City.


World Heavyweight Championship
Alex Kane (champion) vs. Matt Cardona (with Saint Laurent)*

Satoshi Kojima vs. “Filthy” Tom Lawlor (with Saint Laurent)

World Featherweight Title Fight:
Janai Kai (champion, presented by Salina de la Renta) vs. Maki Itoh

TJPW Princess of Princess Championship

Miyu Yamashita (champion) vs. “God Queen” Delmi Exo



Some of the athletes and talent signed to compete and appear include:

The Bomaye Fight Club

Jacob Fatu

Rickey Shane Page


World Middleweight & CMLL World Historic Welterweight Champion Rocky Romero

Salina de la Renta

Jesus Rodriguez

Matt Striker

1 Called Manders

Matthew Justice

Love, Doug

Tony Deppen


Kevin Blackwood

TJ Crawford

Griffin McCoy


Joe Dombrowski

Mane Event

Brett Ryan Gosselin

J Boujii

Saint Laurent and the World Titan Federation

Plus MORE to be announced in the days ahead!

More athletes and matches will be announced at

Tickets start at $15 at Tickets will also be available day of show at the box office unless the event sales out in advance.


General Public Doors Open: 5:30 p.m. with a special bell time of: 7:00pm.

The schedule for the event is as follows:

5:30 p.m.: Early entry for front row ticket holders
6:00 p.m.: Doors open for general public (all ticket holders)
7:00 p.m.: Showtime

The world of MLW never stops. See you at the Melrose Ballroom for Major League Wrestling!


Located in the heart of Long Island City just minutes away from Manhattan, Melrose Ballroom is one of New York City’s premiere exclusive venues for live performance, music, and entertainment shows.

Melrose Ballroom is located at: 36-08 33rd Street Long Island City, NY 11106.

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