Bret Hart’s Sons & Mo Jabari Launch Dungeon Wrestling

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On Thursday, April 8, 2022, WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart revealed on his Instagram that his two sons, Blade and Dallas Hart, had launched a new wrestling promotion, Dungeon Wrestling, that will be running out of the Hart Family’s ancestral hometown of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Alongside the two Hart brothers, Dungeon Wrestling’s leadership […] READ MORE



New Japan 50: The Long Road to the IWGP World Championship

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On January 13, 2022, New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) turned 50, joining a very small class of wrestling promotions that made it to at least a half-century of operation. There’s a lot of history for Japan’s premier organization (which we here at Last Word on Pro Wrestling will be covering throughout the year), but one interesting […] READ MORE


50: New Japan Pro Wrestling Joins Half-Century Club of Wrestling Promotions’ Longevity

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On January 13, 2022, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) officially celebrates its 50 year anniversary as a pro wrestling company, founded on that day in 1972 by legendary puroresu great, Antonio Inoki. Inoki, one of the star pupils of the father of puroresu, Rikidōzan, created NJPW after departing Rikidōzan’s Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance (JWA) in controversy the […] READ MORE


Booker T Could Be The Man To Lead NXT 2.0

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With the recent onslaught of releases of the “Triple H Regime” of NXT over the past few years, with names like William Regal, Sarah Stock, Samoa Joe, “Road Dogg” Brian Armstrong, Scotty 2 Hotty, and others either leaving or being released, it’s apparent that WWE has lost all faith in Triple H‘s vision of making […] READ MORE


Speedball Wins! Mike Bailey Returns to U.S. Soil With Victory

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It’s been six long years, but Canadian indie superstar “Speedball” Mike Bailey finally returned to U.S. soil for a pro wrestling match, and he did it big time fashion – by picking up the win in his debut for IMPACT Wrestling on the Hard To Kill pay-per-view on Saturday night. It marked his first appearance […] READ MORE


AEW Battle of the Belts: An Overlook of a Forgotten NWA Tradition

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On Saturday, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) presents one of its planned quarterly Saturday night specials on TNT, Saturday Night Fights, with the premiere of AEW Battle of the Belts. While many have drawn comparison to the former NWA/WCW event Clash of Champions (which is currently a trademark of WWE), the name is actually one of […] READ MORE


Hakim Zane Free Agent as Rohit Raju Run Ends

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U.S. indie wrestler Hakim Zane – better known to many fans as Rohit Raju on IMPACT Wrestling since 2018 – revealed on his Twitter on Sunday night that he was now officially a free agent, indicating his contract with IMPACT Wrestling had now expired. As of today I am a free agent. Where would you […] READ MORE


NEW Friends Coming to Nation Extreme Wrestling in Vancouver

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Nation Extreme Wrestling (NEW), the newly launched indie promotion in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada this past summer, is rapidly emerging as one of the top independent companies in the country. Based out of Canada’s West Coast, it’s become the premier hub for West Coast talents from Canada’s West Coast and Western provinces (such as Alberta […] READ MORE


Nyla Rose Co-Writing Upcoming X-Men Comic

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It was revealed by Marvel Comics on Thursday that All Elite Wrestling (AEW) star and former AEW Women’s Champion Nyla Rose was joining the writing staff of Marvel Comics as co-writer for the upcoming Giant Size X-Men: Thunderbird #1, which will focus on one of the members of the X-Men’s second team – the one […] READ MORE