Match Point: Satoshi Kojima vs. Joe Doering, IMPACT Against All Odds (6/12/21)

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Match Point is an ongoing series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. This edition looks at the upcoming cross-promotional super fight between New Japan Pro-Wrestling legend Satoshi Kojima and IMPACT Wrestling‘s Joe Doering […] READ MORE


Nick Gage vs Matt Cardona Official As Gage Crashes Major Figure Event

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On Friday night, Matt Cordona and Brian Myers (formerly WWE Superstars Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins) held a special edition of Major Figures Podcast with an event at Jimmy’s Seafood in Baltimore, Maryland. But it erupted into violence and expletives when Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) World Champion Nick Gage crashed the event to take issue […] READ MORE


Lee Moriarty & Aramis Join Major League Wrestling in MLW Draft

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Over the past few weeks, Major League Wrestling (MLW) has been on a short hiatus in-between seasons, but that doesn’t mean the company is slowing down momentum. With the last season ending with former Lucha Underground leader Dario Cueto emerging in MLW as the mysterious Cesar Duran, the owner of Azteca Underground and the man […] READ MORE


Veteran Exótico Star Pasión Kristal Passes Away at 45

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Sad news out of Mexico, as longtime Extotico luchador Pasión Kristal has passed away at the age of 45. In a tragic turn of events, TV Azteca is reporting that the 45-year old Exotico star drowned on Tuesday, June 1 in Acapulco, and sadly the body has still not been recovered. Kristal was in town […] READ MORE



Just Different: A Look at NXT’s Hit Row Records Unit

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Ever since hip-hop and rap took over the radio waves in the 1980s, professional wrestling has sought to include its culture into its pantheon. In 1991, PN News debuted in WCW (his name a take on popular group PM Dawn), while in the United States Wrestling Association (USWA), Jamie Dundee turned on his dad (USWA/Memphis […] READ MORE



Ezra Judge: The Unlikely Hero In A Day of NXT Releases

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On Wednesday, May 19, WWE revealed a slew of new releases, this time a round of cuts from the NXT brand. WWE released NXT Superstars Alexander Wolfe, Jessamyn Duke, Vanessa Borne, Kavita Devi, Skyler Storey (Brandi Lauren), and referee Jake Clemons. The biggest release was arguably the long-anticipated separation of the WWE from controversial NXT […] READ MORE