Liam Gray & Adrian Alanis

On the upcoming episode of AEW Dark: Elevation The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens & Max Caster) return to tag team action as they take on the debuting pair of Liam Gray & Adrian Alanis.  Gray and Alanis are both students of independent veteran AR Fox who fans may recognize as members of the Skulk in EVOLVE […]

Jamie Greer - Mar 23, 2020

Drew Gulak has gone from being one of the most respected technical wrestlers and trainers in the US indies to a new prominent role as a “coach” to Daniel Bryan in recent WWE storylines. Trained in part by CHIKARA founder Mike Quackenbush and NXT Superstar Kassius Ohno (Chris Hero), he debuted with Combat Zone Wrestling […]

WWE WrestleMania 36
Jamie Greer - Mar 15, 2020

With the wrestling world waiting to see if WWE will cancel WrestleMania 36 this year in Tampa, Florida, it appears that more indie promotions are taking the initiative to shut down their events, despite the huge potential financial ramifications. The WWE appears to be in a stalemate with the City of Tampa, most likely due […]

Joe Gacy Evolve
Jamie Greer - Feb 10, 2020

In their WWN Alerts on Monday, EVOLVE Wrestling revealed that they are opening the EVOLVE Pro Wrestling Academy on Friday, February 28 in Queens, New York. The school will work out of Coliseum Gym 2.0 at 115-2 Jamaica Ave. In a brief statement, EVOLVE announced the following: We will have a full press release out […]

Besties In The World (Mat Fithcett & Davey Vega) win
Jamie Greer - Dec 8, 2019

Last night at EVOLVE 142 in Chicago, Illinois, The Besties in the World (Mat Fitchett & Davey Vega) defeated AR Fox and Leon Ruff to become the new EVOLVE Tag Team Champions. It marks the 6th set of tag team championships won by the Besties in the World, in what has been an incredible year […]

EVOLVE Champion
Michael Hymantor - Nov 10, 2019

EVOLVE is one of the major partners of the WWE’s developmental brand. This brand is responsible for the likes of Drew Gulak, Kassius Ohno (Chris Hero), Daniel Bryan, Matt Riddle and many more of the very best technical workers on the east coast wrestling scene. Saturday night was EVOLVE 139 and it was streamed live […]

Time Splitters
Jamie Greer - Aug 24, 2019

At tonight’s EVOLVE 133 event in Michigan, where former NJPW and now NXT Superstar KUSHIDA faced off against JD Drake, there was a New Japan reunion. Michigan resident Alex Shelley, KUSHIDA’s former tag team partner in Time Splitters in NJPW, appeared on the broadcast and reunited with his former partner in the ring. HOLY SHIT […]

Brandi Wagner - Aug 7, 2019

In the August 7th edition of WWN Live Alerts, EVOLVE shared that Western New York sensation and member of the Buffalo Brothers, Daniel Garcia, will be debuting for them. He will make his debut on the September 20th and 21st double-shot weekend of EVOLVE 135 and EVOLVE 136. The official statement from WWN Live is […]

Austin Theory Evolve

On Saturday, EVOLVE Wrestling held its 10th Anniversary Celebration, EVOLVE 131, live from the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia and live on WWE Network. The historic show delivered on every promise the wrestlers and Gabe Sapolsky had made prior to. They were going to leave everything they had in that ring, continuing to show why, as […]

Evolve 131

On Saturday July 13th, Evolve Wrestling, the company that for the past decade has been known for its unique and non-traditional approach to pro wrestling, will put on its 131st show. Billed as EVOLVE’s 10th Anniversary Celebration, EVOLVE 131 is following trends set all the way back to the promotion’s origins. On Saturday, the company […]

According to The Wrap EVOLVE’s 10th anniversary show EVOLVE 131 will stream live on the WWE Network.  EVOLVE’s official twitter retweeted this report and some leading sources have also confirmed the report leading most to believe it’s true.  EVOLVE 131 is set to include an NXT Championship match between Adam Cole and Akira Tozawa while Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak takes on Matt […]

Can you believe it is that time again? WrestleMania season is upon us once more and – as has been the case in recent years – WrestleMania week is shaping up to be another action-packed week of wrestling.  One of the big events to look out for is the yearly WrestleMania week EVOLVE show.  This […]

Jamie Greer - Mar 16, 2019

The Street Profits 139-day reign as EVOLVE Tag Team Champions has come to an end, putting a stop to NXT dominance in the EVOLVE title scene. Back in October of last year, NXT Superstars began to invade EVOLVE, with Street Profits capturing the tag team titles from Doom Patrol (Chris Dickinson & Jaka) and Fabian […]

Dan Niles - Jan 21, 2019

Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best matches choices, some are dark horses, but they’re always fun to find some matches you may have missed the previous month! (DISCLAIMER: This list is subjective and […]

William Alicea - Dec 27, 2018

Indie Watch is our regular series that looks at all of the amazing talents working the independent circuits around the world. Some are veterans revitalizing their careers, some are indie prospects hitting their peaks, while others are names to be on the watch for! This edition looks at the current EVOLVE Wrestling Heavyweight Champion, Austin Theory, […]

Austin Theory
Jamie Greer - Dec 15, 2018

At tonight’s EVOLVE 117 tonight, Austin Theory defeated two NXT Superstars, Roderick Strong and EVOLVE Champion Fabian Aichner, to become the new EVOLVE Champion. Aichner had only just recently captured the title at the start of the NXT invasion of EVOLVE. Austin Theory Wins EVOLVE Championship Thanks for the belt, now outta @austintheory1 and @priscillakelly_‘s […]

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Joshua Macala - Apr 26, 2021

Welcome to the third installment of This Week In Independent Wrestling. As we get further into the summer and the weather gets warmer here, it feels like the wrestling heats up as well. Some big matches are coming up this weekend with some big shows and, if you’re in the area, you should attend at […]

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Xavier Williams - Apr 26, 2021

In a relatively small press conference, it was announced that both Takehiro Yamamura and Jun Tonsho had been signed with GLEAT as of May 1st. Takehiro Yamamura is a member of STRONGHEARTS who had suffered a cervical spine injury and has been inactive from the ring since 2019. He has served as the pre-event DJ […]

NXT Returns to Live Events

Earlier this evening, WWE announced that NXT will return to live event touring beginning June 10. A total of 8 NXT live events have been announced thus far, each taking place in a different venue across Florida. Tickets are set to go on sale on May 20 at 10 AM EST via Etix. Additional live […]

AEW Dark Feat ROH Pure Title Match
JW Kirkland - Apr 26, 2021

This week’s AEW Dark has an incredible line-up with nine total matches. Emi Sakura looks to continue rebuilding her momentum as she takes on the debuting Devlyn Macabre. Our focus will be on two huge matches as QT Marshall and The Factory continue their war with New Japan Pro-Wrestling as they face Alex Coughlin, Clark Connors, […]

Jeremy Prophet
williamgray - Apr 26, 2021

Indie Watch is our regular series that looks at all of the amazing talents working the independent circuits around the world. Some are veterans revitalizing their careers, some are indie prospects hitting their peaks, while others are names to be on the watch for! This time we take a look at “The Harbinger of Truth” […]

Premiere independent wrestling promotion PWG is set to hold their NINETEEN event on July 3, 2022. The show is loaded up with some top independent wrestling names in addition to the surprising return of women’s wrestling to Pro Wrestling Guerrilla. Let’s take a look at what’s been announced so far for PWG NINETEEN PWG NINETEEN […]

AEW Wild Card Wednesday
Michael Joseph Sugue - Apr 26, 2021

All Elite Wrestling returns to “H-Town” as the Wild Card Wednesday edition of AEW Dynamite emanates from the Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. Let’s preview the blazing-hot action for this week’s AEW Dynamite, as the quarterfinals continue and the semifinals begin of the outstanding Owen Hart Foundation Men’s and Women’s Tournaments. “The Wizard” of AEW […]

WWE Raw Feat Lashley vs Omos Steel Cage
AB Morales - Apr 26, 2021

WWE Monday Night Raw comes to us tonight from the well-known Norfolk Scope of Norfolk, Virginia. The venue was a regular for the National Wrestling Alliance and World Championship Wrestling, including being home to Starrcade 1988. It’s been home to Pay-Per-View events for the NWA, WCW, WWE, Ring of Honor, and IMPACT Wrestling; a very […]