Shimmer Lookback
Jamie Greer - Nov 4, 2019

It was a busy weekend for SHIMMER over the weekend as they taped SHIMMER 114 through117 over the weekend in the Chicago area. On Saturday, Team Sea Stars captured the SHIMMER Tag Team titles, but the title changes didn’t end there. By the end of Sunday, the entire title scene had been reset. #AndNEW: Hyan […]

Jamie Greer - Apr 5, 2019

Another title has changed hands over WrestleMania Week, this time in SHIMMER. At Friday’s SHIMMER 113, rising Midwest star Samantha Heights, an Ohio native who has been making waves in Rockstar Pro, defeated Paradise Lost‘s Dust (aka Zoey Skye) to win her first Heart of SHIMMER Championship and ending Dust’s reign at 355 days. Samantha Heights Wins […]

Jamie Greer - Apr 4, 2019

SHIMMER has been the top US promotion for developing and showcasing women’s wrestlers since 2005 and it continues to be a global leader in that aspect. They’re holding SHIMMER 113 in New York at La Boom at 11am and it will be airing live on Lots of great showcases and title matches, featuring stars […]

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 […]

Jamie Greer - Jan 23, 2019

In our ongoing series, “Indie’s Not Dead”, Last Word on Pro Wrestling hopes to highlight and showcase the hundreds of indie promotions around the world that have world class pro wrestling, featuring many elite level stars (and future Legends). Not only do we hope to highlight these promotions, but to present easy access to support […]

Brandi Wagner - Oct 13, 2018

SHIMMER is returning to the Berwyn Eagles Club on October 20th and 21st. They will be taping Volumes 105-108 over these two days. As of this writing, 28 names have been announced as appearing. Per SHIMMER’s history, all championships will probably be defended on each show. We’re exactly ONE WEEK away from SHIMMER 105-108 in […]

Jamie Greer - Sep 21, 2018

SHIMMER, the leading indie women’s promotion based out of the Chicago, Illinois area, announced today the launch of STREAM SHIMMER, a new streaming network that will house the entire SHIMMER back catalog of events. Upon today’s launch, the first 61 SHIMMER events have been uploaded (covering SHIMMER 1 from 2005 through SHIMMER 61 at the […]

The women’s wrestling scene is deeper in 2018 than it ever has been.  A quick look indicates that WWE has 35 contracted women wrestling on their three brands.  On top of that, we have 32 women taking part in the second Mae Young Classic, as we’ll see tonight on the Bracketology special at 9pm tonight. Despite […]

Jamie Greer - Apr 6, 2018

There’s been plenty of debate in the past year about when and where the current Women’s Revolution in pro wrestling truly occurred – some argue it was in TNA during the mid 2000s when the Knockouts were redefining women’s wrestling on television, others claim that without the WWE pushing it into the mainstream, it would […]

Jamie Greer - Nov 12, 2017

At today’s SHIMMER 99 event, Nicole Savoy defeated Mercedes Martinez to become the new SHIMMER Champion. A 6-year veteran of the indie circuit, Savoy previously held the Heart of SHIMMER Championship (SHIMMER’s secondary singles title) a record 462 days until losing it to Shazza McKenzie this past August. In defeating Mercedes Martinez, a 2x SHIMMER […]

Jamie Greer - Nov 11, 2017

At today’s SHIMMER 96 event in Chicago, the team of Leva Bates and Delilah Doom ended the year long reign of Mount Tessa, the duo of Tessa Blanchard and Vanessa Kraven, as SHIMMER Tag Team Champions. According to reports, following the match, Mount Tessa disbanded. New @SHIMMERwomen tag team champions: @delilah_doom & @wrestlingleva!! @MtKraven and […]

Jamie Greer - Jun 30, 2017

Back in the 1970’s and 1980’s, kayfabe magazines such as Pro Wrestling World and Pro Wrestling Illustrated would often have a listing at the back of the magazines that listed every major promotion’s major champions. It was a real treat for those who couldn’t always keep up with every promotion to keep an eye on […]

Jamie Greer - Jun 5, 2017

Today Pro Wrestling Sheet broke that six new WWE signees from the international independents had received their contracts – three of whom were long rumoured, one a former TNA star and another a competitor in last summer’s WWE Cruiserweight Classic. The list included female stars Thea Trinidad (aka Rosita on Impact Wrestling), Evie and Nixon Newell, […]

Jamie Greer - May 30, 2017

As of June 1st, 2017, here’s a roll call of all the championship title holders for 36 major pro wrestling promotions/brands. NOTE: To avoid spoilers, champions are listed per television appearance – any title changes that occurred during tapings for future episodes are not revealed. ABSOLUTE INTENSE WRESTLING (AIW), USA (Cleveland) AIW Absolute Champion: Tim Donst, 3rd […]

Jamie Greer - May 4, 2017

This past week, two recent WWE signees from the indie circuit finished up their independent bookings and will be reporting to the WWE’s Performance Center next week to begin work with NXT. New Zealand’s Evie and Wales’ Nixon Newell both completed their indie obligations, following reports they’d signed with the WWE back in December of last year. […]

Jamie Greer - Apr 22, 2017

Part of the magic of the famed Monday Night Wars era of professional wrestling – including WWE, WCW and ECW – was that air of the unknown. With both Raw and Nitro dominating the ratings, and ECW bubbling as a hotbed of excitement, the anticipation in the air of “who will show up where” was […]

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