Mercedes Mone suffered an injury during the NJPW Strong Women’s Title match against Willow. In the end, Willow won an impromptu finish, because the former Sasha Banks injured herself. It turns out that NJPW really had no other plan to go with other than Mone.

Click here to find out which current WWE Superstar went with Mercedes Mone to the hospital after her injury.

During Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer spoke about Mercedes Mone’s injury for a minute. He also stated that NJPW literally created that Strong Women’s Title just so Mone could have something to carry.

The NJPW Strong Women’s Title was created for Mercedes Mone. So, it’ wasn’t like there would even be a championship if the wasn’t supposed to win it. So, this Willow winning it changes everything. [Mercedes] obviously made the decision in the match that she couldn’t continue, and that’s what happened.


We can only hope for the best regarding Mercedes Mone’s injury status. Obviously, this is not something she wanted to happen at all. Only time will tell how long she will have to be out of action.

AEW has a very interesting situation on their hands in the meantime. Willow was not supposed to become NJPW Strong Women’s Champion, because that title was literally created for Mercedes Mone to hold. Tony Khan might be wise to bring that title on AEW Dynamite and make the most out of it.

What’s your take on NJPW creating a title for Mercedes Mone? Sound off in the comments!

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