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Ruby Soho & King Kota as Team Slap Happy
Morgan Bridge - Jul 22, 2022

Anna Jay’s heel turn on AEW Dyanmite could be setting up a reunion for former tag partners, Ruby Soho and King Kota. Friends No More Anna Jay intervenes in the brawl between Ruby Soho and Tay Conti, but THAT was unexpected!! #AEWDynamite #FyterFest Night 3 is LIVE on @TBSNetwork! pic.twitter.com/177T5ZLkvU — All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) […]


Shimmer Lookback
Brandi Wagner - Nov 3, 2021

A couple of title changes happened at the recent SHIMMER Volumes 119 and 120 tapings in Berwyn, IL. Hyan defended her Heart of SHIMMER championship at Volume 119 against the Killer Queen of Ohio, Neveah. The 16-year-veteran came away the winner and NEW Heart of SHIMMER Champion, her first singles title in two years. Following […]

SHIMMMER - Kimber Lee vs Willow Nightingale Graphic
Brandi Wagner - Oct 30, 2021

The measuring stick of women’s wrestling on the American independent scene, SHIMMER Women Athletes is finally returning to the Berwyn Eagle’s Club! There will be two shows filmed, one starting at 12 PM central time on October 31 and the other will start at 4 PM central time. Mercedes Martinez will be making her post-WWE […]

Lady Frost

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! If the temperature seemed to drop, it’s because we are about […]

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 […]

Allison Danger & Dave Taylor at WWE PC
Jamie Greer - May 13, 2021

The WWE Performance Center has had a revolving door of guest coaches who teach at the facility, some simply as one-offs and some as trial runs for potential full-time coaches. This week, in Orlando, two esteemed veterans are in town for their own Guest Trainer slots. This week, it’s been reported by PWInsider that SHIMMER […]

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, […]

Madison Rayne IMPACT Wrestling
Brady Terry - Jan 18, 2021

On this Saturday’s Hard to Kill Live Countdown that took place the hour before the historic show, Madison Rayne announced her retirement from IMPACT Wrestling. After 12 years of dedication to her craft, as well as loyalty to the vision of IMPACT through its highs and lows, Rayne has officially decided that it is time for her to […]

Shimmer Lookback

In 2020 the women’s evolution is in full flow as WWE, IMPACT Wrestling, and All Elite Wrestling are not afraid to push women as stars.  Even in Japan, Joshi wrestling is seeing a resurgence with Stardom and Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling two of the companies leading the way.  Before all of this though SHIMMER Wrestling was leading an indie revolution beginning all […]

Women's Wrestling

Four years ago we discussed 15 rivalries that had shaped women’s wrestling. That article went back to the 1940s and spanned many companies as we visited a number of key feuds that helped women’s wrestling.  It’s four years later, and with a  different writer, so we’ve decided to revisit this idea and detail more women’s […]

SHIMMER at the Collective
Brandi Wagner - Sep 13, 2020

Another promotion participating in The Collective in Indianapolis is SHIMMER Women Athletes. The premier women’s wrestling promotion in the United States will present SHIMMER At The Collective on October 11th at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The event poster and the first six participants have been confirmed.  The current reigning and defending SHIMMER Champion Kimber Lee […]

Vanessa Kraven
Brandi Wagner - Aug 11, 2020

Vanessa Kraven announced on Tuesday that she would not be returning to wrestling. Kraven had been out of active competition since late 2018 due to a couple of serious injuries, both a broken leg and ankle. Throughout 2019, she made some sporadic appearances, such as at The Summit in August 2019. This was a special […]

Jamie Greer - Jun 22, 2020

From 2006 through to her retirement in 2015, Canadian indie wrestler Portia Perez was one of the top stars in SHIMMER Wrestling. A former 2x SHIMMER Tag Team Champion alongside Nicole Matthews in The Canadian Ninjas, Perez was forced to retire in 2015 due to injuries. As well as in the ring, Perez also worked […]

Taylor Wilde
Brandi Wagner - Jun 22, 2020

On Sunday, June 21st, Taylor Wilde took to her Twitter to confirm the rumors that had been swirling for about ten days. She confirmed that she would be returning to professional wrestling after nine years in retirement.  After years of silence and inactivity in the Wrestling World your girl is BACK! Due to Covid19 it’s […]

Nikki Cross

All wrestlers have to start somewhere on the path to making their dreams a reality, whether it be a wrestling school, church basement, bingo hall, etc. From there, those wrestlers work their way up to the pinnacle of their dreams. For many, that’s a career in WWE. But sometimes the journey is just as important […]

Jamie Greer - Apr 15, 2020

One of the casualties of WWE’s Black Wednesday that saw nearly 30 talents released from their WWE contract was Sarah Logan. Sarah Logan was a rising US indie star when she signed with WWE in 2016, spending years in NXT before joining SmackDown as part of Ruby Riott‘s Riott Squad in 2017. With sporadic appearances […]



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Cinderella tournament 2023 lineup - image of 2022 winner MIRAI

During Stardom’s Supreme Fight 12th Anniversary event at Edion Osaka Arena they announced more details for their upcoming Cinderella Tournament 2023. It was announced that 36 wrestlers will take part in the tournament, with 34 being revealed right after. Let’s take a look at the current Cinderella lineup. Cinderella Tournament 2023 Participants 【👗シンデレラトーナメント2023❣】 史上最多36選手がエントリー✨ 🎟️3.26(日)開幕戦のチケットは絶賛発売中❣️ […]

Kota Ibushi celebrates winning IWGP World Heavyweight Championship
jameswatjen - Apr 15, 2020

For nearly two decades, Kota Ibushi has been one of the most well-respected talents in New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and Dramatic Dream Team Wrestling (DDT). The accolades achieved by Ibushi include the top gold from both companies and also include notable awards and recognition from the likes of Sports Illustrated and Pro Wrestling Illustrated. […]

Roman Reigns & Jey Uso
Niklas George - Apr 15, 2020

WWE‘s Friday Night SmackDown returns with its first show after what was a very mixed bag of a Royal Rumble premium live event last Saturday. Whereas the Royal Rumble matches themselves were won by worthy and rightful competitors in Cody Rhodes and Rhea Ripley, the matches themselves felt rather lackluster outside of a couple of […]

WWE Pinned
William Alicea - Apr 15, 2020

WWE continues to shatter records in it’s business as the company reports record numbers such as the viewership on Peacock going increasing to 70% from the previous year, and increasing it’s revenue to 5% from last year bringing it to $325 million for the company. Here’s much more from the press release: STAMFORD, Conn., February […]

AEW Rampage spoilers - Image of Kenny Omega diving on to Will Ospreay

Following an exciting edition of AEW Dynamite on Wednesday, the fans in attendance were treated to a taping for the upcoming episode of AEW Rampage. What went down on Friday night’s show? Let’s take a look at the AEW Rampage spoilers for the February 3, 2023 edition of the show to find out. AEW Rampage […]

Stardom Supreme Fight - Image of Giulia and Suzu Suzuki talking trash
Dylan Murray - Apr 15, 2020

After a relatively quiet January, STARDOM is back on PPV with a loaded card on February 4 inside Osaka Edion Arena #1. STARDOM 12th Anniversary Supreme Fight will hold seven unique matchups, including a league battle as a part of the ongoing Triangle Derby I, a special #1 contenders gauntlet, the return of STARDOM legend […]

AEW Dark 1-31-23
JW Kirkland - Apr 15, 2020

We have a loaded AEW Dark with nine matches set to take place! Brian Pillman Jr. and Brock Anderson team up as they’ll take on Nightmare Factory standouts Dean Alexander and Rosario Grillo. AR Fox and Top Flight are riding a wave of momentum, and they look to keep that going as they face off […]

AEW Dynamite card - Timothy Thatcher debut
Michael Joseph Sugue - Apr 15, 2020

The month of February kicks off in a big way as All Elite Wrestling brings AEW Dynamite to the great city of Dayton, Ohio. AEW started the year off hot, and it’s just about to be scorching in the “Buckeye State.” On this week’s AEW Dynamite card, “The American Dragon” steps to his next challenge as he faces […]