Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Wrestling Smackdown
AB Morales - Sep 26, 2022

Hurricane Fiona has halted several scheduled wrestling events in Puerto Rico. However, it’s very doubtful that the gap before events are back up and running will be as big as the one that came after Hurricane Maria in 2017. No wrestling venues suffered any damage and it all hinges on the status of Puerto Rico’s […]

Puerto Rico Wrestling Smackdown
AB Morales - Mar 31, 2022

After weeks off due to circumstances out of our control, we’re back to recap what’s going on in the island of Puerto Rico. We have lots of legends coming back to the ring, new programs, and one promotion skyrocketing and being positioned as competition to Smackdown on TV in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Report #8 […]

Invader 1 Jose Gonzalez
AB Morales - Mar 27, 2022

July 17, 1988 was the darkest day in the history of Puerto Rican wrestling when The Invader #1, backstage at a World Wrestling Council show, allegedly stabbed Bruiser Brody with a knife and killed him. The trial failed to go through when witnesses were strangely summoned past the trial for it and José Huertas González, […]

5150 Puerto Rico IWA
AB Morales - Jan 24, 2022

We’re back to see how things are going on the island of Puerto Rico during the pandemic. On the island, it’s traditional to halt events just prior to Christmas before coming back prior to or on January 6th. The holiday is known as The Epiphany (El Día de Reyes). However, as the Omicron variant caused […]

NJPW at 50
Jamie Greer - Jan 13, 2022

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 […]

cwa-logo-tv debut
AB Morales - Dec 15, 2021

The season is pretty much over for Puerto Rico as all but one company in the island have held their “season finale” events. While other countries always run full-year, the island has always had the unwritten rule, even in its golden years, of not running events into the Christmas season and not coming back until […]

Carlos Calderon Wins Title
AB Morales - Dec 5, 2021

A lot of re-shuffling has taken place in the ‘100 x 35 Mile Island’ as many title changes have taken place in a short span of time. Two potential company aces have been crowned under less than ideal circumstances, but as these reigns begin and 2021 draws into its final weeks, it makes 2022 look […]

IWA Hardcore Weekend 2021
AB Morales - Nov 22, 2021

November 20 has passed and there’s loads of good news coming out of it. IWA, WWC & LAWE had their events with varying levels of success but with big news coming out of all of them. Let’s see what’s going on in Puerto Rico this week. Puerto Rico News Report #4 – LAWE, IWA, WWC, […]

IWA Hardcore Weekend 2021
AB Morales - Nov 19, 2021

IWA Puerto Rico prepares itself to go at it again on live pay-per-view with IWA Hardcore Weekend 2021. The company is already making moves before the first bell sounds for the event with their promised 24/7 rule. The event is scheduled for this Saturday, November 20th with an 8 PM AST (7 PM EST) start […]

Andrade El Idolo Lucha Bros Puerto Rico
AB Morales - Nov 16, 2021

November 20th is the big date for the island of Puerto Rico with multiple cards announced. We also look ahead as many companies announce big future events with prominent names attached. Primarily, for the first time, All Elite Wrestling contracted wrestlers will come to the island. Danny Limelight and Daniel Garcia did come and work […]

cwa-logo-tv debut
AB Morales - Nov 9, 2021

This was a week of ups and downs for wrestling in Puerto Rico as one company makes a big stride into TV, another faces problems that are completely outside of their control that greatly affects their TV. One company announces great ticket sales. Another has great problems with them and doesn’t seem too keen on […]

CWA Logo Marty Scurll
AB Morales - Oct 31, 2021

Hello and welcome to may be a weekly column rounding out what happens in Puerto Rico’s wrestling scene. While the island may not be the major territory it used to be all the way to the 2000s, it is still a very active territory that always tends to have something worth talking about. My name […]

Jacob Fatu Appearing at Golpe De Estado
AB Morales - Oct 15, 2021

It took a while to confirm, but IWA’s annual big show of the year, ‘Golpe De Estado’ (Spanish for ‘Coup D’Etat’), is coming to iPay-Per-View this Saturday, October 16, in a card that will showcase the current state of wrestling. The level of interest fans have, how a company can showcase it’s best card in […]

CWA Logo Marty Scurll
AB Morales - Sep 26, 2021

This past Tuesday, Puerto Rico-based company CWA announced that Marty Scurll will be a part of their upcoming October 23 event, Halloween Fan Fest. This is despite the strong allegations waged against the former PROGRESS World Champion; allegations that went completely unmentioned by Puerto Rico’s leading wrestling news sites Lucha Libre Online & Contralona. This author, […]

LAWE Wrestling
AB Morales - Sep 3, 2021

Puerto Rico’s landscape continues to stay in flux as the newly created Latin American Wrestling Entertainment is reported to have failed its attempt at purchasing the near 50-year-old legendary territory of the island, World Wrestling Council. It is already showing a massive crack as the very family that started it “revolutionize” the business opts to […]

IWA Summer Attitude Richard Holliday Mr Big Savio Vega
AB Morales - Aug 8, 2021

Following their very successful pre-taped iPPV debut this past Saturday, IWA Puerto Rico wasted no time in announcing their follow-up. Summer Attitude is recognized as one of the IWA’s hallmark events from its heyday in the early 2000s. IWA Summer Attitude is also scheduled to be the first show for any major wrestling promotion on […]

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