Smash Wrestling

Scotty O'Shea
Jamie Greer - Oct 11, 2021

A big shock to the Canadian indie wrestling scene took place this past weekend, when Slam Wrestling revealed that Ontario indie veteran “Hacker” Scotty O’Shea was entering recovery following emergency brain surgery on Saturday. According to his wife’s Facebook account, early on Saturday morning, O’Shea “was taken to the hospital by ambulance after suffering multiple […]


Smash Wrestling
Jamie Greer - Aug 5, 2019

Toronto’s Smash Wrestling is hosting a slew of events throughout SummerSlam week with the likes of PROGRESS Wrestling from the UK, Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw), China’s Oriental Wrestling Entertainment (OWE), SHIMMER, RISE, and Quebec’s Femme Fatales. But arguably no event is bigger for Smash than their flagship marquee event of the year, Super Showdown. […]

Jamie Greer - Aug 4, 2019

In 2016, UK promotion PROGRESS Wrestling made its maiden voyage to North America to team up with Toronto, Canada’s Smash Wrestling for the first-ever Smash vs PROGRESS summit. On Wednesday, August 7, the two companies unite once again for another big promotional showdown, as part of the SummerSlam week festivities in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. While […]

Jamie Greer - Jul 28, 2019

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 a rising star in the Canadian indies […]

Smash Wrestling
Jamie Greer - Jul 23, 2019

Promotional Consideration is an on-going series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling that sheds spotlights on some of the top indie promotions around the world for your consideration, discovering their stories, the struggles, and their triumphs, directly from the promoters and owners mouths themselves. This week’s spotlight is on Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s Smash Wrestling with an […]

Marc Madison - Jul 12, 2019

Seven months ago the Buffalo Brothers faced the greatest of challenges. What a difference seven months can make in the lives of four men that were in the midst of making their way back to the ring. For Kevin Bennett, Puf, Kevin Blackwood and Daniel Garcia these four men’s lives were nearly ended when a […]

Smash Wrestling
Marc Madison - Jun 14, 2019

As Smash Wrestling prepares to host the inaugural wrestling event The Summit, Quebec women’s promotion Femmes Fatales (one of the co-promotions) have announced a massive fatal four-way match at the event in the announcement below. Toronto is the place to be now and it will also be on August 10 when LuFisto, Cheerleader Melissa, Allysin […]

Jamie Greer - Jun 2, 2019

At night two of Smash Wrestling‘s The Northern tournament, Kevin Bennett defeated Tarik to become the new Smash Champion after a ref bump that lead to a near locker room clear out where a barrage of wrestlers, lead by Smash Tag Team Champions Halal Beefcake (Idris Abraham & Joe Coleman), stormed the ring to beat […]

The Northern
Jamie Greer - May 31, 2019

Smash Wrestling is one of Canada’s premier promotions, based out of Toronto and running shows around Southern Ontario and Quebec. For years they ran a tournament called GOLD, sort of like Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG)‘s Battle of Los Angeles but north of the border, featuring top international talent competing against many of Smash’s regular combatants. […]

Smash Wrestling
Jamie Greer - May 20, 2019

Toronto’s Smash Wrestling has emerged as arguably Canada’s premier indie promotion since it debuted in 2012. It took two years until they crowned their first Smash Heavyweight Champion in Matt Cross in 2014, that has since seen the likes of Alex Shelley, Johnny Gargano, Mark Haskins, Tyson Dux and reigning champion Tarik hold it over […]

Smash Wrestling
Jamie Greer - Apr 12, 2019

Canada’s Smash Wrestling, hot off announcing a four day event that will feature the best of Smash alongside the UK’s PROGRESS Wrestling and Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) in the first week of August, has now announced The Summit on August 10, a massive women’s showcase featuring Smash Wrestling, Quebec indie Femmes Fatales (sister company […]

Jamie Greer - Apr 8, 2019

Smash Wrestling, one of Canada’s premier indie promotions and based out of Toronto, has announced a huge four-day event at the beginning of August that will see Smash team up with London, England’s PROGRESS Wrestling and Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) for a series of special events. O hai there TORONTO. August 7th and 8th. […]

Jamie Greer - Feb 3, 2019

Last night on the Smash Wrestling and IMPACT Wrestling live event on Twitch, Brace for IMPACT, the tandem Halal Beefcake (Joe Coleman & Idris Abraham) defeated The Pillars (Tyson Dux & Brent Banks) to become the new Smash Wrestling Tag Team Champions. This how you get new @smashwrestling tag champs! @londonmusichall #tables #halalbeefcake pic.twitter.com/uS66XDyjYk — […]

Jeremy Eugene - Jan 28, 2019

Click here for part 1 of this list, where we listed the top 50 through 26 free women’s matches of last year. Before going through the top 25, we want to share a few honorable mentions. These matches all come from promotions that deserve to be on the list for the free content they’ve put […]

Rick James - Jan 28, 2019

IMPACT Wrestling and Toronto’s Smash Wrestling team up for the first time ever to produce the live Twitch special Brace For IMPACT this Saturday, airing live from London, Ontario  With only four matches announced so far, this event is already shaping up to be a “can’t miss” show. Cody Deaner vs. Mike Rollins Cody Deaner previously wrestled […]

Rick James - Jan 21, 2019

Any Given Sunday events have, in recent years, come to be known as the first major event of the new year for Smash Wrestling.  Last year, we saw Vanessa Kraven interfere in a World title match that saw Frankie TM defeat Tyson Dux, and we saw the first ever Smash Tag Team Champions crowned, as the […]



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