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Gail Kim Awesome Kong Empowerrr

NWA EmPowerrr saw a number of surprise appearances from women’s wrestling across all eras. Gail Kim, the 9x IMPACT Knockouts Champion, made one such appearance to address the audience at The Chase in St. Louis, Missouri. Before she could get far in her speech, however, she was interrupted by the trio of Paola Mayfield, Jennacide, and […]


Abby Jane 21st Extravaganza
Frank Burford - Jul 9, 2021

We have only just recently come across Abby Jane when watching the delightful Camp Leapfrog: KillianVision show, where she left a very big mark. Even though she was in a short and succinct 3 on 3 match, and she took the pin it was easy to see she is a very fun wrestler and someone […]

MLW
Brandi Wagner - Jul 8, 2021

Major League Wrestling looks to jumpstart the one area lacking in their promotion: the women’s division. With the reboot on the horizon as MLW Battle Riot III takes place on July 10th from Philadelphia, the league announced on Tuesday, July 7th that they added Dave Prazak to their staff. Prazak helped to found SHIMMER Women […]

Reality of Wrestling Diamonds Are Forever
Mark Orchard - Jul 2, 2021

WWE Hall of Famer Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling promotion is putting on a special all women’s show, Diamonds are Forever. It’s set to take place tonight and will stream live on their YouTube channel at 7:30pm. Diamonds Are Forever Full Card ROW Diamonds Division Championship Match: Promise Braxton (c) vs. Laynie Luck Vertvixen vs. “The […]

TJPW Stand Proud Event Graphic
Bethany Harris - Jun 25, 2021

Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling returns to Ryogoku KFC Hall on June 26 for a big show broadcasting live on Wrestle Universe.  Stand Proud features Miyu Yamashita defending her Princess of Princess championship for the second time. TJPW Stand Proud Preview Hikari Noa, Suzume and Haruna Neko vs Yuki Aino, Raku and Pom Harajuku The show […]

Slamovich

With COVID-19 restrictions easing in the United States independent wrestling is getting ready to blossom once again.  With All Elite Wrestling and WWE signing up a number of talents the independent scene is currently elevating a number of new stars.  One of these stars is “Russian Dynamite” Masha Slamovich who in her early 20s already has extensive […]

Kamille Serena Deeb NWA When Our Shadows Fall

At NWA When Our Shadows Fall, Serena Deeb wrestled her first official match for the National Wrestling Alliance. On this show, she defended the NWA World Women’s Championship against Kamille. While Deeb has been heavily featured at All Elite Wrestling, even defending the title on multiple occasions, Kamille dominantly established herself as the number one […]

Kylie Rae

At NWA When Our Shadows Fall, Kylie Rae made her National Wrestling Alliance debut, teaming with Taryn Terrell against the duo of Thunder Rosa and Melina. The match reached its conclusion when, as a brawl between Terrell and Rosa spilled to the outside, Rae rolled up Melina for the surprise pinfall victory. However, it was […]

Hikaru Shida vs. Britt Baker AEW Double or Nothing

Match Point is an on-going series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. AEW Double or Nothing 2021 is just around the corner and one of the featured matches involves the AEW Women’s World […]

Deonna Purrazzo in IMPACT
Last Word Staff - May 27, 2021

Women’s wrestling is constantly one of the most hotly debated topics in the professional wrestling fandom.  We decided to take a look at the state of women’s wrestling with a series of articles dedicated to analyzing the women’s divisions of each company/brand in the United States currently.  In this edition, we will focus on the […]

Julia Hart AEW

All Elite Wrestling has picked up a habit of discovering some great pro wrestling prospects, thanks in part to their Nightmare Factory and willingness to work with independent talent across both Dark shows.  The latest pick up that could pay off for AEW is that of Julia Hart who made an instant impression and aligned […]

Billie Starkz
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 18, 2021

In an exclusive interview with Last Word on Pro Wrestling, we had the chance to talk with one of the fastest rising stars on the independent wrestling scene, Billie Starkz. Starkz is well-known for her time in Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) as of late, as well as being a major part of the Mid-Western independent […]

Sadie Gibbs

Earlier today, via Instagram, Sadie Gibbs announced that she would be retiring from professional wrestling. Most recently, she was signed to All Elite Wrestling, where she wrestled from mid-2019 to August of 2020. In her Instagram post, Gibbs stated that the last year and a half was a “really confusing” period in her life. Nonetheless, […]

Sena Shiori
Bethany Harris - Apr 19, 2021

It was announced by Tokyo Joshi Pro on April 19, 19-year-old Sena Shiori will be graduating from TJPW due to an ongoing chronic illness, effectively ending her professional wrestling career. Sena has been dealing with this chronic illness since before her wrestling career started. Although she was undergoing treatment, doctors advised that she stop wrestling […]

Rachael Ellering

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! On this edition, we shift focus to the generational wrestling star, […]

Skye Blue

Rising independent wrestling star Skye Blue is making her AEW debut on the April 12 edition of AEW Dark: Elevation when she takes on Britt Baker.  Blue is a name that has been gaining steam on the independent circuit recently and even made her NWA debut on a recent episode of Powerrr. Skye Blue debuted […]



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Antonio Inoki Passes Away

On September 30, Yahoo! Japan reported that Antonio Inoki passed away at age 79. Since 2021, Inoki had been dealing with health issues, being confined to a wheelchair due to spinal issues. However, he made a rare television appearance in May of last year, being featured in the Collision in Korea episode of Dark Side […]

RUSH Signs With AEW
John Velez - Apr 12, 2021

El Toro Blanco, aka RUSH, has officially signed with All Elite Wrestling. AEW President Tony Khan announced the news in a tweet on September 30 that former ROH World Champion RUSH has inked a deal with the company. RUSH will compete on the September 30 episode of AEW Rampage, facing John Silver in a singles […]

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Niklas George - Apr 12, 2021

WWE‘s blue-branded grappling extraordinaire, Friday Night SmackDown, is here again. However, the show is largely expected to be placed into turmoil by Hurricane Ian, which continues to wreak havoc on the United States’ east coast – particularly the State of Florida, where the majority of the WWE roster reside. Because of this, it is expected […]

Bandido ROH World Champion
AB Morales - Apr 12, 2021

This week presented an interesting conundrum that created a split in opinions for wrestling fans. Following this past Friday night, SmackDown recorded one of the biggest ratings in the program’s recent history. When examining the quarter hours, one can see it wasn’t exactly the “Head Of The Table” that moved those numbers. It was, in […]

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AB Morales - Apr 12, 2021

It’s an interesting AEW Rampage card this week as starting next week, the show will be live for several weeks straight and it follows the two-hour Grand Slam special. We continue at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA. Their third time running the venue, their last time here saw them celebrate the 2 year Dynamite […]

Warrior Wrestling 25
Dominic P (Editor) - Apr 12, 2021

Warrior Wrestling returns home to Marian Catholic High School on October 2nd for Warrior Wrestling 25. The show will be main evented by Warrior Wrestling Champion KC Navarr0 as he defends the championship against former champion Trey Miguel. We will also see Eddie Kingston make his Warrior debut as he takes on Calvin Tankman. The […]

AEW Dynamite Card and ratings - Chris Jericho vs Bandido graphic

Having only announced a few matches in advance, AEW ratings for Dynamite failed to deliver a big number. The post-Grand Slam Dynamite didn’t attract as many viewers as recent weeks as ratings dipped and the show fell below 1M viewers for the first time in over a month. Dynamite only drew 990,000 viewers, marking the […]

AEW Dark Elevation spoilers

AEW Dark Elevation spoilers are here. Read below for more. This week, AEW aired live from the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA. In addition to Dynamite, AEW taped this Friday’s episode of Rampage and Monday’s episode of AEW Dark: Elevation, set to air on October 3rd. The show included some strong matches as Lance Archer, Brian Cage, Best Friends, and […]