Scores to Settle: CM Punk and His Past Rivals in AEW

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When CM Punk made his amazing return to pro wrestling after seven years when he debuted on AEW Rampage on August 20 in Chicago, it was an emotional return for both the industry and the fans alike. He discussed his reasons for needing time off to heal, his desire to work with younger talent, and […] READ MORE


Space Pirates Mutiny: Shane Sabre Turns on Space Monkey

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One of the top tag teams in the Canadian and United States independent wrestling scenes over the past few years has finally imploded. Space Pirates, the multi-time tag champions in two countries that feature Shane Sabre and Space Monkey, is seemingly no more, following the turn of Shane Sabre at Alpha-1 Wrestling in Canada on […] READ MORE


AJW to The Burke: Mildred Burke’s Legacy Continues To Shine

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Earlier this week, it was revealed in a story by Sports Illustrated that Billy Corgan, frontman for Smashing Pumpkins and owner of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), had secured the original Women’s World Championship belt originally held by Mildred Burke, pro wrestling’s original game-changer for women in pro wrestling. The belt will be on display […] READ MORE


Delirious Teases Return of CHIKARA Stable Incoherence

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In a quiet move that was soon picked up on by wrestling Twitter, Ring of Honor booker Delirious tweeted out a match graphic that teases not only his return to the ring but that he’s bringing in Hallowicked and Frightmare to reform the stable Incoherence. From 2006 to 2009, the trio terrorized CHIKARA, with Delirious […] READ MORE


PWG Returns in Monstrous Fashion with Debuts and Returns

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On Sunday night, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) returned in a big way, with PWG Mystery Vortex 7. It was PWG’s first foray back into live events since their December 2019 event, PWG The Makings of a Varsity Athlete, over 18 months ago. The Covid pandemic shut down live events in California, and fans of the […] READ MORE


Superheroes In Pro Wrestling: From The Battman to Nikki A.S.H.

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Last Monday night, Nikki A.S.H. (Almost a Super Hero), the recently-debuted new gimmick for WWE Superstar Nikki Cross, shocked the world by cashing in the Money in the Bank contract she had won only 24-hours previously at the WWE Money in the Bank PPV, pinning Charlotte Flair to win the RAW Women’s Championship. A former 2x […] READ MORE


Nation Extreme Wrestling Launches in Vancouver

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Last summer during the pandemic, the #SpeakingOut movement changed the landscape of pro wrestling as years of abuse and intolerance came to light against wrestlers, promotions, and others through brave recounts posted online from victims. In Canada, allegations against a former owner of Vancouver’s Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling (ECCW), arguably Western Canada’s biggest indie promotion, […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: G-Raver & Jimmy Lloyd Win GCW Tag Team Titles in Mexico

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Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) is currently in Mexico doing shows with hardcore Mexican indie promotion ZONA 23. They’re filming the event for a special on FITE.tv on July 30, and it appears it’s been more than just continuing their international expansion into Mexico – it’s also about bringing some gold back to the United States. […] READ MORE



Before The Client List: “Classy” Freddie Blassie

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Before The Client List is an extension of our ongoing series, “Before They Were Famous“, which looks at wrestlers before they became internationally famous. In this series, we will look at some of pro wrestling’s greatest and most well-known managers and/or valets, but explore their prior career as an in-ring professional wrestler. For the first […] READ MORE