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NXT Returns to Live Events

Earlier this evening, WWE announced that NXT will return to live event touring beginning June 10. A total of 8 NXT live events have been announced thus far, each taking place in a different venue across Florida. Tickets are set to go on sale on May 20 at 10 AM EST via Etix. Additional live […]


AEW Dark Elevation Featuring ROH Womens Championship Match
JW Kirkland - May 16, 2022

Is there a better way to start your week than with a new AEW Dark: Elevation? We have seven matches scheduled, including Dark Order’s Alex Reynolds facing off with House of Black’s Brody King. Anna Jay and Yuka Sakazaki team up for the first time, taking on Nyla Rose and Emi Sakura. Finally, our focus […]

Ric Flair Returns to the Ring
JW Kirkland - May 16, 2022

Woo! It’s true what they say; in professional wrestling, never say never. So, for any who missed it, “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair announced on Twitter that he will be making that walk to the ring one last time for Jim Crockett Promotions on July 31st! After nearly a decade, Ric Flair returns to the […]

NJPW STRONG

Following on from NJPW Capital Collision the U.S. arm of New Japan headed to the 2300 Arena for a taping that will fill out NJPW STRONG cards in the coming weeks. The major story coming out of the taping is that a New Japan Championship changed hands when Fred Rosser defeated “FIlthy” Tom Lawlor to […]

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 […]

Osaka Dream Cinderella News
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 15, 2022

Stardom has revealed the field for the 2022 5 STAR Grand Prix tournament, which begins at the end of July. The tournament will feature a 26-person field, the biggest in 5 STAR Grand Prix history. Among the names already announced are Suzu Suzuki and Risa Sera of Prominence. 🏆『5★STAR GP 2022』過去最多26選手出場‼️ 🔻出場決定選手■STARS岩谷麻優コグマ葉月羽南 ■QQAZM林下詩美上谷沙弥 ■大江戸隊鹿島沙希キッド渡辺桃 ■DDMジュリア舞華ひめかなつぽいテクラ […]

First MLW Women's Champion Crowned - Taya vs Holidead graphic

At a May 13 taping Major League Wrestling (MLW) crowned the first MLW Women’s Champion in company history. At Kings of Colosseum, Taya Valkyrie battled Holidead to crown an inaugural MLW Women’s Featherweight Champion. It was Taya Valkyrie who emerged victorious and became the first woman to hold gold in Major League Wrestling. First MLW […]

Uncharted Territory Season 4 Episode 2
Joshua Macala - May 14, 2022

On the second week of Uncharted Territory Season 4, we have some big-time matchups as well as matches with big implications. Stacked, but in a different way than when Uncharted Territory ran out of Worcester, the Tennessee show hopes to once again go above and beyond. Here’s what to expect heading into Uncharted Territory Season […]

AEW to be featured at upfronts

In April, Discovery completed its acquisition of WarnerMedia as the two companies merged to become Warner Bros. Discovery. With this new merger came uncertainty especially among wrestling fans, regarding the fate of AEW. The new Warner Bros. Discovery company didn’t waste time making shakeups as there have been several significant personnel changes at the top, […]

SmackDown WrestleMania Backlash Fallout

Friday the 13th has become a date synonymous with hard luck, misfortune and hockey masks. Whereas we may be safe from any machete wielding, hockey mask-wearing, undead (only from Part VI, of course – lay off me, nerds) creatures of death, SmackDown is sure to provide its viewers with a fair dose of hard luck […]

match card for Samoan Swat Team vs Los Aztecas

Separated from CONTRA, Jacob Fatu has found new allies in his war against Cesar Duran, in his “family,” Lance Anoa’i and Juicy Finau, the new Samoan Swat Team. Things haven’t exactly been going the way of Jacob Fatu ever since his 819-day reign as MLW World Heavyweight Champion came to a halt at the hands […]

AOP

The former Authors of Pain have announced the launch of their own wrestling promotion, called Wrestling Entertainment Series (WES). The promotion is launching with an event at the Motorpoint Arena in England on June 4, a venue with a capacity of 10,000. The event will also be airing on FITE TV. Authors Of Pai Launch […]

Showabunga and Other Independent Wrestling Shows May 13-14
Joshua Macala - May 13, 2022

Welcome to the second week of This Week In Independent Wrestling. There is so much action out there again this weekend but it feels good to know that whoever your favorite wrestler in the New England area is, you can have a chance to see them not only in person but also possibly on television […]

Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Tomohiro Ishii and Other Best Matches from Week of 5/1/22
Jarrod Sullivan - May 13, 2022

Wrestling is the most athletic and diverse it’s ever been in the 2020s. With different styles across the world, all mixing and blending in different ways, as well as easy accessibility to everyone makes being a pro wrestling fan in 2022 very enjoyable. Every week, there are good matches all around the planet. There’s always […]

Kagetsu (now Yuu Ishino)

Massive news from the world of Japanese wrestling as former World of Stardom Champion Yuu Ishino posted a video to YouTube announcing that he is transgender.  Ishino competed for Sendai Girls and Stardom during his career under the ring name Kagetsu, translator @golden_kuma has said that Ishino doesn’t want to use the Kagetsu name anymore. […]

AEW Rampage Featuring Scorpio Sky vs Frankie Kazarian for TNT Championship
Michael Joseph Sugue - May 12, 2022

All Elite Wrestling wrecks through Long Island, New York with another electrifying edition of AEW Rampage this Friday night. Let’s preview the chaos that will ensue for this week’s AEW Rampage as the TNT Championship will be up for grabs; two friends, one championship, may the best man win. Plus, The Owen Hart Foundation Women’s […]



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Jeremy Prophet
williamgray - May 17, 2022

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 time we take a look at “The Harbinger of Truth” […]

Kidd Bandit Interview
williamgray - May 17, 2022

William Gray was able to interview the Protagonist of Pro Wrestling Kidd Bandit on Tea and Hot Takes. “This was never my dream growing up. It seemed impossible. No way a kid from Antipolo, Philippines would ever grow up to be a pro wrestler. I would illegally sell cigarettes, I was a child, for my snacks […]

Osaka Dream Cinderella News
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 17, 2022

Stardom has revealed the field for the 2022 5 STAR Grand Prix tournament, which begins at the end of July. The tournament will feature a 26-person field, the biggest in 5 STAR Grand Prix history. Among the names already announced are Suzu Suzuki and Risa Sera of Prominence. 🏆『5★STAR GP 2022』過去最多26選手出場‼️ 🔻出場決定選手■STARS岩谷麻優コグマ葉月羽南 ■QQAZM林下詩美上谷沙弥 ■大江戸隊鹿島沙希キッド渡辺桃 ■DDMジュリア舞華ひめかなつぽいテクラ […]

Juice Robinson
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 17, 2022

Juice Robinson is a three-time IWGP United States Championship. On Saturday night at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Capital Collision show in Washington D.C., Robinson managed to outduel now-former champion Hiroshi Tanahashi, AEW star Jon Moxley, and former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay. Robinson pinned Ospreay for the three count despite “The Commonwealth Kingpin” getting […]

SmackDown WrestleMania Backlash Fallout

Friday the 13th has become a date synonymous with hard luck, misfortune and hockey masks. Whereas we may be safe from any machete wielding, hockey mask-wearing, undead (only from Part VI, of course – lay off me, nerds) creatures of death, SmackDown is sure to provide its viewers with a fair dose of hard luck […]

Capital Collision
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 17, 2022

New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) returns to the United States for another big show as they head to Washington D.C. for Capital Collision. The show will be one of the biggest yet for NJPW in the USA as they bring not only their NJPW STRONG roster but the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada headlines […]

IMPACT Queen of the Mountain
Dominic P (Editor) - May 17, 2022

This week on IMPACT on AXS TV, IMPACT Wrestling Hall of Famer Gail Kim dropped a major announcement. The first-ever Knockouts Queen of the Mountain match will take place at Slammiversary on Sunday, June 19th in Nashville Tennessee. .@gailkimITSME just announced that #Slammiversary will feature the FIRST EVER Queen Of The Mountain Match….and @RealTSteelz is […]

NJPW BOSJ Lineup - Official graphic
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 17, 2022

New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) continues to return to form and there’s no greater sign of that than the return of the true Best of the Super Juniors tournament. Back into the two-block format, NJPW will watch 20 of the best junior heavyweights in the world battle, all vying to be considered the best of […]