Abyss Makes WWE Debut as Joseph Parks Persona

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In January of 2019, longtime TNA/IMPACT Wrestling personality and former World Champion Abyss departed the company after 17 years with the promotion, with the man behind the character – Chris Parks – joining WWE as a backstage producer. On Friday night, Parks made his official on-screen debut with WWE, but not as the maniacal beast […] READ MORE


West Coast Indie Star Heather Monroe Makes AEW Debut

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Longtime WWE official Mike Chioda wasn’t the only one who made his All Elite Wrestling debut on Wednesday night. In women’s action, AEW Women’s Champion Hikaru Shida faced off against another new face, as West Coast indie star Heather Monroe made her AEW debut as Shida’s unannounced opponent. Your AEW Women's World Champion just laying […] READ MORE


Ex-WWE Ref Mike Chioda Works Title Match on AEW Dynamite

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One of the most surprising cuts during WWE’s Black Wednesday in April, that saw over 20 talents released from the company, was that of WWE Senior Referee Mike Chioda, who reffed for the WWE from 1989 until his release in April of 2020. On Wednesday night, Mike Chioda made a triumphant return to the ring […] READ MORE


WWE PC Recruits, Indie Wrestlers Used for Raw Underground

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One of the recent additions to the Raw show was the introduction of Shane McMahon‘s Raw Underground, a shoot fight club that pits WWE Superstars against all-comers in a grungy old-school gym setting – which has caused many indie fans to notice it’s striking similarity to the Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) events known as Bloodsport, […] READ MORE


“Lil Swole” Nicole Savoy Makes Waves in AEW Return

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On Monday night, Big Swole’s tag team partner in the AEW Women’s Tag Team Cup tournament was revealed to be one of her indie partners, Nicole Savoy, who has been one of the top women’s wrestlers in the world the past few years. The duo of Big Swole and Lil Swole (as Savoy was called) […] READ MORE


ACH & Alex Zayne Return, Blake Christian, PJ Black Make NJPW Debut

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The second week of NJPW Strong, the new Friday night show that features New Japan of America (NJoA) is bringing back familiar faces in indie superstar ACH, and Alex Zayne as well as featuring the New Japan debuts of Ring of Honor‘s PJ Black, indie darlings Blake Christian, and West Coast indie star Jordan Clearwater. Full card […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Astronauts Win Big Japan Tag Team Gold

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New tag team champions were crowned at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on Monday during Big Japan Wrestling‘s event, as the young tandem Astronauts (Fuminori Abe & Takuya Nomura) defeated Daisuke Sekimoto & Kohei Sato for the BJW Tag Team Championships, ending their reign at 236 days. 第50代BJW認定タッグチャンピオンになることが出来ました。 パートナーには出会ってから感謝しかないです。これからももっと色んなものを2人で見ていきたいと思います。 プロレス界に名を残せるようなタッグチームに必ずなります。応援本当にありがとうございました!#bjw#basara_pw pic.twitter.com/bwUz95zH7T — 阿部 史典 (@abe_fuminori) August 10, 2020 […] READ MORE


Jimmy Hart & The First Family: Three Decades of Dominance

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Pro wrestling has had stables for decades, going back to the early days of the industry in the 1930s, but for the most part, these tended to be “brother” units – some real, some not so real – while others become extended families, such as The Fabulous Kangaroos, who saw ten men carry on the […] READ MORE


WWF Legend Kamala Passes Away at 70

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Sad news for old time WWF fans, as “The Ugandan Giant” Kamala – real name James Harris – has passed away at the age of 70. His death was reported by long time wrestling agent Eric Simms on his Facebook page. Harris has had multiple health issues in recent years, including having both legs amputated […] READ MORE


Preview: ICW NHB – Volume 4: Deathmatch Circus, Night 1 (8/7/20)

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ICW No Holds Barred (ICW NHB) returns to IndependentWrestling.tv for a two-night spectacular called Deathmatch Circus, featuring some crazy action and a bunch of incredible deathmatch match-ups. The action comes from Millville, New Jersey, and airs live on IWTV this Friday at 8pm EST. Alex Colon vs. Alex Ocean Alex Colon continues to be one […] READ MORE