DDT Star Konosuke Takeshita Makes AEW Debut

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On Friday night at AEW’s first untelevised house show, The House Always Wins, Kenny Omega‘s squad with The Young Bucks and Michael Nakazawa was joined by a debuting fifth member in Konosuke Takeshita, one of the top stars of Dramatic Dream Team (DDT Pro) in Japan since he debuted in 2012. DDT announced at the end […] READ MORE


Preview: GCW ‘Planet Death Alex Colon Produce’ (4/10/21)

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Alex Colon attaches his name to a show that will pay tribute to deathmatch wrestling as Planet Death helps to round out The Collective.  This show will feature a tribute match for Danny Havoc who passed away last year as well as Jimmy Lloyd and G-Raver colliding to continue their very personal cross-promotional rivalry. AJ Gray open […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Nick Gage Wins GCW World Title, Jon Moxley Arrives

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It’s arguably one of the greatest comebacks wins in indie wrestling history. Nick Gage made his in-ring return at Game Changer Wrestling (GCW)‘s Spring Break event – this year run by Rickey Shane Page instead of usual showrunner Joey Janela – and finally beat his nearly two-year nemesis Rickey Shane Page to reclaim the GCW […] READ MORE


Jordan Oliver Wins Acid Cup 3 Tournament

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While the Acid Cup 3 tournament hit some snags on the first day due to various complications, Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) still managed to pull off a great first round of action. Day two culminated in arguably two of the top breakout stars of 2020’s pandemic era of wrestling – Lee Moriarty and Jordan Oliver […] READ MORE


Preview: VxS ‘Lucid Dreams’ (4/9/21)

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Violence X Suffering (VxS) has become one of the top U.S. indie promotions over the past year under the new management of Isaac Rodriguez, utilizing a hybrid presentation combining hard-hitting pro wrestling with a dash of deathmatch, plus a smattering of technical and high flying prowess. This week they make their WrestleMania Week debut with […] READ MORE


Preview: No Peace Underground ‘Murder Mania’ (4/8/2021)

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Florida’s No Peace Underground kicked open the doors of WrestleMania Week for the independents on Wednesday with NPU Fatalism, and they return for a second dose of their unique brand at 11:59 pm on Thursday night as part of the IndependentWrestling.tv (IWTV) series of events, with NPU Murder Mania. NPU has emerged as one of […] READ MORE


Preview: GCW Rickey Shane Page Spring Break (4/9/21)

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On March 6, 2021, the course of Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) changed forever, when Joey Janela put creative control of his annual WrestleMania Week event, Joey Janela’s Spring Break, on the line against Rickey Shane Page and his GCW World Heavyweight Championship at GCW Take Kare. Sadly, for Joey Janela, it was RSP who ended up victorious. Now, this […] READ MORE


WWE Hall of Fame Legacy Classes For 2020 and 2021 Revealed

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The 2020 and 2021 Classes of the WWE Hall of Fame’s Legacy wing were finally revealed during the first part of the WWE Hall of Fame presentation on Tuesday night, as the WWE inducted five new names into the WWE Hall of Fame from various eras of pro wrestling history. Much like the Pro Football […] READ MORE


Nightmare Factory’s Hayden Backlund Makes AEW Debut on Dark

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Earlier this week, AEW announced the line-up for Tuesday’s episode of AEW Dark, featuring the usual blend of AEW stars and rising prospects, but one name stood out. Hayden Backlund. That name has a root in pro wrestling history – and like many names that sneak into part of a young star’s name that has a […] READ MORE