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First MLW Women's Champion Crowned - Taya vs Holidead graphic

At a May 13 taping Major League Wrestling (MLW) crowned the first MLW Women’s Champion in company history. At Kings of Colosseum, Taya Valkyrie battled Holidead to crown an inaugural MLW Women’s Featherweight Champion. It was Taya Valkyrie who emerged victorious and became the first woman to hold gold in Major League Wrestling. First MLW […]

Showabunga and Other Independent Wrestling Shows May 13-14
Joshua Macala - May 13, 2022

Welcome to the second week of This Week In Independent Wrestling. There is so much action out there again this weekend but it feels good to know that whoever your favorite wrestler in the New England area is, you can have a chance to see them not only in person but also possibly on television […]

Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Tomohiro Ishii and Other Best Matches from Week of 5/1/22
Jarrod Sullivan - May 13, 2022

Wrestling is the most athletic and diverse it’s ever been in the 2020s. With different styles across the world, all mixing and blending in different ways, as well as easy accessibility to everyone makes being a pro wrestling fan in 2022 very enjoyable. Every week, there are good matches all around the planet. There’s always […]

IMPACT Queen of the Mountain
Dominic P (Editor) - May 12, 2022

This week on IMPACT on AXS TV, IMPACT Wrestling Hall of Famer Gail Kim dropped a major announcement. The first-ever Knockouts Queen of the Mountain match will take place at Slammiversary on Sunday, June 19th in Nashville Tennessee. .@gailkimITSME just announced that #Slammiversary will feature the FIRST EVER Queen Of The Mountain Match….and @RealTSteelz is […]

AEW Rampage Featuring Scorpio Sky vs Frankie Kazarian for TNT Championship
Michael Joseph Sugue - May 12, 2022

All Elite Wrestling wrecks through Long Island, New York with another electrifying edition of AEW Rampage this Friday night. Let’s preview the chaos that will ensue for this week’s AEW Rampage as the TNT Championship will be up for grabs; two friends, one championship, may the best man win. Plus, The Owen Hart Foundation Women’s […]

Kidd Bandit

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 someone who has taken […]

Kevin Steen vs Davey Richards for ROH World Title at Border Wars

From the late 2000s to the mid-2010s, few wrestlers were as synonymous with Ring of Honor as Kevin Steen. The Marieville, Quebec-born powerhouse possessed a penchant for punishment as palpable as his foul attitude. Despite being a villain for the majority of his time in ROH, the company’s passionate fan base respected his in-ring ability […]

AEW Rampage Spoilers - Riho vs Ruby Soho match graphic

This week’s episode of AEW Rampage was taped after an eventful edition of AEW Dynamite which kicked off the Owen Hart tournament for both the men and the women. The Owen continued on AEW Rampage with one major change being made to the women’s bracket. Let’s take a look at the AEW Rampage spoilers and […]

AEW Owen Hart Tournament Mens Bracket

Earlier this week, we shared with you our thoughts on the women’s bracket for the inaugural AEW Owen Hart Foundation Memorial Tournament. You can read more about that here. Now, we turn our focus to the men’s side, which includes a fascinating field of contenders. There are tons of exciting matchups set for the first […]

Tony Khan Announces AEW Grand Slam 2022 at Arthur Ashe
Jarrod Sullivan - May 11, 2022

Last year, on September 22nd, 2021, AEW Grand Slam emanated from Arthur Ashe Stadium. It was the largest event they’d held up until that time, with over 20,000 fans coming to the stadium to see the show. During an interview with News 12 Long Island, Tony Khan, owner of All Elite Wrestling, revealed that they’ll […]

AEW Dynamite Featuring Darby Allin vs Jeff Hardy
Michael Joseph Sugue - May 10, 2022

AEW Dynamite emanates from the UBS Arena at Belmont Park, as All Elite Wrestling makes its return to the city of Long Island, New York. Let’s preview another rousing edition of Dynamite as The Owen Hart Foundation Men’s and Women’s Tournaments commence. Included in these matches will be the first singles encounter between Darby Allin […]

Jake Something Debuts on AEW Dark
JW Kirkland - May 10, 2022

AEW Dark is back again this week, and it is loaded with eleven matches set to take place. Abadon has been unstoppable since her loss to Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. last October, and she looks to continue that run as she faces Nightmare Factory graduate Vicky Dreamboat. Speaking of Nightmare Factory, Trip Jordy also makes […]

Billy Dixon Retires from Wrestling

Via Twitter, independent wrestler Billy Dixon announced his retirement from professional wrestling. Dixon stated, “Firstly, I want to apologize. I’m sorry if I disappointed you with this decision to walk away.” He would then go on to discuss his past, starting wrestling when he was 19, all the while working multiple jobs and doing everything […]

Tony Deppen AEW Dark
JW Kirkland - May 9, 2022

This week’s episode of AEW Dark Elevation looks to be filled with fun match-ups! With five matches set to take place, expect a lot of fun action. Emi Sakura looks to pick up some momentum, but she, unfortunately, faces off with the dominant monster Abadon. Next, Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland go head to head […]

AEW Owen Hart Tournament Women's Bracket

The Owen Hart Foundation Memorial Tournaments kick off this Wednesday night on Dynamite as the Men’s and Women’s eight-wrestler fields are set and the brackets have been released. There are exciting first-round matchups in both tournaments and they both should lead to exciting finals at Double or Nothing. Being the first winners of “The Owen” […]

Sami Callihan Re-signs
Dominic P (Editor) - May 7, 2022

Sami Callihan made his return to IMPACT Wrestling tonight at Under Siege. He made his return prior to the main event of the night. Moose made his way to the ring and wanted to hijack the show due to his issues with Josh Alexander and how he feels he has been treated since facing Alexander […]

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Osaka Dream Cinderella News
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 14, 2022

Stardom has revealed the field for the 2022 5 STAR Grand Prix tournament, which begins at the end of July. The tournament will feature a 26-person field, the biggest in 5 STAR Grand Prix history. Among the names already announced are Suzu Suzuki and Risa Sera of Prominence. 🏆『5★STAR GP 2022』過去最多26選手出場‼️ 🔻出場決定選手■STARS岩谷麻優コグマ葉月羽南 ■QQAZM林下詩美上谷沙弥 ■大江戸隊鹿島沙希キッド渡辺桃 ■DDMジュリア舞華ひめかなつぽいテクラ […]

Juice Robinson
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 14, 2022

Juice Robinson is a three-time IWGP United States Championship. On Saturday night at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Capital Collision show in Washington D.C., Robinson managed to outduel now-former champion Hiroshi Tanahashi, AEW star Jon Moxley, and former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay. Robinson pinned Ospreay for the three count despite “The Commonwealth Kingpin” getting […]

AEW to be featured at upfronts

In April, Discovery completed its acquisition of WarnerMedia as the two companies merged to become Warner Bros. Discovery. With this new merger came uncertainty especially among wrestling fans, regarding the fate of AEW. The new Warner Bros. Discovery company didn’t waste time making shakeups as there have been several significant personnel changes at the top, […]

SmackDown WrestleMania Backlash Fallout

Friday the 13th has become a date synonymous with hard luck, misfortune and hockey masks. Whereas we may be safe from any machete wielding, hockey mask-wearing, undead (only from Part VI, of course – lay off me, nerds) creatures of death, SmackDown is sure to provide its viewers with a fair dose of hard luck […]

match card for Samoan Swat Team vs Los Aztecas

Separated from CONTRA, Jacob Fatu has found new allies in his war against Cesar Duran, in his “family,” Lance Anoa’i and Juicy Finau, the new Samoan Swat Team. Things haven’t exactly been going the way of Jacob Fatu ever since his 819-day reign as MLW World Heavyweight Champion came to a halt at the hands […]


The former Authors of Pain have announced the launch of their own wrestling promotion, called Wrestling Entertainment Series (WES). The promotion is launching with an event at the Motorpoint Arena in England on June 4, a venue with a capacity of 10,000. The event will also be airing on FITE TV. Authors Of Pai Launch […]

Capital Collision
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 14, 2022

New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) returns to the United States for another big show as they head to Washington D.C. for Capital Collision. The show will be one of the biggest yet for NJPW in the USA as they bring not only their NJPW STRONG roster but the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada headlines […]

Kagetsu (now Yuu Ishino)

Massive news from the world of Japanese wrestling as former World of Stardom Champion Yuu Ishino posted a video to YouTube announcing that he is transgender.  Ishino competed for Sendai Girls and Stardom during his career under the ring name Kagetsu, translator @golden_kuma has said that Ishino doesn’t want to use the Kagetsu name anymore. […]