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At a HOODSLAM event on May 14 independent wrestling standout, Nicole Savoy announced her retirement from pro wrestling. Savoy has long been seen as one of the best-unsigned women’s wrestlers in the United States and sadly never reached the heights many expected her to in her career. Nicole Savoy Announces Retirement from Pro Wrestling Sad […]


Ronda Rousey Wins SmackDown Womens Championship

In the sole title match of WrestleMania Backlash, Ronda Rousey challenged Charlotte Flair for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. This “I Quit” Match was a rematch from their WrestleMania 38 encounter, where Flair successfully retained the championship. However, the “Rowdy” one wasn’t quite done with “The Queen,” which continued their feud. From a volatile contract signing […]

Top Joshi Matches Scotty Version

The Joshi wrestling scene (Japanese Women’s Wrestling) is a deep scene full of insanely talented performers and every month there are dozens of fantastic matches from promotions from Stardom to Sendai Girls and everywhere in between.  In this article, we aim to give readers a list of recommended Joshi matches that took place in the last month, there will […]

Mayu Iwatani entrance

At Fukuoka Goddess Festival two championships changed hands out of the three on the line. It was a good day for STARS as FWC regained the Goddess of Stardom Championship, meanwhile Mayu Iwatani won the SWA Championship and made history in the process. #AndNEW: FWC & Mayu Iwatani Win Championships at Fukuoka Goddess Festival May […]

Fukuoka Goddess Festival 2022 - Saya Kamitani vs Maika graphic
Dylan Murray - May 4, 2022

Less than seven days after the Cinderella Tournament climaxed live on PPV and we saw none other than MIRAI wearing the dress, STARDOM is set to deliver another live card on May 5th in Fukuoka. Fukuoka Goddess Festival, the biggest show to take place during this year’s Golden Week Fight Tour, will see multiple hometown […]

Cinderella Tournament 2022 Final - Syuri vs Himeka Match graphic
Dylan Murray - Apr 25, 2022

After a month of build-up, the finale of Stardom’s 2022 Cinderella Tournament will commence on April 29. The field of 31 has fallen to four, with Hazuki, Koguma, Natsupoi & MIRAI still vying for the crown. Elsewhere on the card are three championship matches, all of which have the potential to be reign-defining matches for […]

EVE Global Women Strike 3
Joshua Macala - Apr 21, 2022

EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling has been creating some of the best possible wrestling content, focusing on women within the United Kingdom and occasionally bringing in special guests from the outside. Recent shows have featured such names from the U.S. as B3CCA and Hyan, as well as The Hex– Marti Belle and Allysin Kay. This […]

New Blood 2 - Yuna Mizumori vs Lady C graphic

Following the success of New Blood 1, Stardom is continuing its new brand with New Blood 2 on May 13. On April 20, 2022 Stardom announced the lineup for New Blood 2 which included a number of new faces to the company. Let’s take a look at all of the newly announced talents from New […]

Bianca Belairs WrestleMania Victory
keshenabookerlwos - Apr 4, 2022

Creating a genuinely beloved and successful babyface champion is no easy task in the current pro wrestling climate. So far, the nascent decade of the 2020s has seen the heralded rise and ignominious flame-outs of the respective championship reigns of New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Kota Ibushi and WWE’s Big E. Both were fan favorites whose actual […]

Stardom Cinderella Tournament 2022

The first round of Stardom’s Cinderella Tournament has come and gone as there was plenty of “bracket busters” to dramatically change the field moving forward in the tournament. Feeling almost exactly like March Madness, the first round had a number of upsets that featured two heavy favorites being eliminated before the night was over. Here […]

Stardom Cinderella Tournament 2022
Dylan Murray - Apr 1, 2022

It would be an understatement to call April a “big month” for the World Wonder Ring Stardom. The Bushiroad company’s springtime tournament returns with its biggest entrant list to date, with 31 competitors vying to win the 2022 Cinderella Tournament. This year, the tournament will be split into three days throughout April, a similar format […]

Wendy Choo NXT

This past September, the once black-and-gold brand of WWE saw a drastic overhaul. Now known as NXT 2.0, this multicolored wrestling show has been met with mixed reception. While many fans enjoy the new direction that said show took, other fans have been pining for the previous iteration of the brand they once loved. This […]

WWE WrestleMania 38 Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar advertisement

Continuing a trend that has recently seen both WWE and AEW bring their PPVs to the big screen, WWE announced a new partnership with Fathom Events to broadcast both nights of WrestleMania 38  live in movie theatres across the United States. See the full announcement below: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Fathom Events […]

Dylan Murray - Mar 25, 2022

Less than 24-hours after Stardom World Climax – The Best takes place inside Ryogoku Kokugikan, Stardom will return to the sacred Sumo Hall to present Stardom World Climax – The Top on March 27th. While many of the matches on this show are conditional on the results on Night One, the expected lineup is sure […]

Stardom World Climax - The Best: Giulia vs Syuri match graphic
Dylan Murray - Mar 24, 2022

World Wonder Ring Stardom constantly seems to improve on its own success, and with the upcoming double-header in Ryogoku Sumo Hall, it will continue to do so as Spring begins. Stardom World Climax – The Best & Stardom World Climax – The Top will make history as the first two-night PPV event in the company’s […]

Io Shirai Kay Lee Ray Womens Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic

On the March 22 edition of NXT 2.0, two teams squared off in the finals of the 2022 Women’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. The team of Io Shirai and Kay Lee Ray, both former singles champions in their own respects, took on the unlikely duo of Dakota Kai and Wendy Choo. Both teams emerged […]



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Laurence Gibbons - May 15, 2022

WWE Velocity aired for the first time on TNN 20 years ago today (May 25). WWE Velocity was a second show for the SmackDown brand and aired from the iconic big fist set. The landscape of the WWE has changed a lot since then. Velocity was a new enhancement talent show similar to Sunday Night […]

GCW Downward Spiral

As part of the Full Tilt Weekend Collective, Game Changer Wrestling returns to Las Vegas, Nevada for GCW Downward Spiral. This promises to be an exciting event, though it’s fair to assume that the old adage of “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” need not apply here. There will be plenty of returning GCW […]

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Dominic P (Editor) - May 15, 2022

Match Point is an ongoing 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. At Warrior Wrestling 22 JONAH takes on Jeff Cobb. Let’s take a closer look. At Warrior Wrestling 24 in Collinsville Illinois […]

AEW Dynamite Double or Nothing Go Home Show
Michael Joseph Sugue - May 15, 2022

All Elite Wrestling is finally back in the “Sin City” Las Vegas, Nevada to commemorate the third anniversary of the inaugural Double or Nothing on this week’s AEW Dynamite.  Over the past three years, AEW has given its #AllElite fans some of the most memorable matches and moments ever to happen in the world of […]

AEW Dark Feat Lee Moriarty vs Alan 5 Angels
JW Kirkland - May 15, 2022

AEW Dark has a stacked line-up with nine total matches scheduled. Trent Beretta and Rocky Romero are back in tag team action as they take on The Wingmen’s Ryan Nemeth and “Pretty” Peter Avalon. Robyn Renegade and Vicky Dreamboat go head to head, with one competitor guaranteed to score their first victory inside an AEW […]

The Judgment Day Stable WWE
Laurence Gibbons - May 15, 2022

Edge has been teasing new followers joining his Judgment Day faction on Twitter and WWE Raw. We look at who will join The Judgment Day next in WWE. This group has become one of the most interesting additions to Raw since its inception at WrestleMania. The Judgment Day in WWE The Faction So Far Edge’s […]

Evolution Girls

All Japan Pro Wrestling legend and backstage worker Suwama has announced that he will be helping to launch a new all women’s promotion called Evolution. The group is not officially affiliated with AJPW but Suwama notes that the two groups will have a healthy relationship and the Evolution talent is aiming to be unveiled at […]

Gatoh Move Apple and Crew - Mei Suruga 4th Anniversary Show

Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling is set to celebrate the 4th pro wrestling anniversary of Mei Suruga. On May 26, “Mei-chan” will have officially been in the wrestling business for 4 years, and to say that it’s been an odyssey for her would be an understatement. From her humble days training under Emi Sakura to now […]