Preview: AIW – 7 Year Itch (3/8/19)

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Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW) returns to Parma, Ohio this Friday for 7 Year Itch, that will feature a special meet and greet appearance from former 3x WCW Cruiserweight Champion and 4x WWE Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman. A cool opportunity for AIW fans, on top of another stellar night of wrestling. Big Twan Tucker vs. Swoggle Cleveland’s […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: PB Smooth Wins AIW Absolute Championship

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At last night’s Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW), Pretty Boy “PB” Smooth defeated “Hot Sauce” Tracy Williams, ending Williams’ 212-day reign as AIW Absolute Champion. The 7 foot PB Smooth, a former AIW Tag Team Champion, captures his first singles gold with AIW since debuting with the company in 2016. With a powerhouse like Smooth as […] READ MORE


Preview: AIW Hail To The King, Baby! (February 23rd, 2019)

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Ohio’s Absolute Intense Wrestling returns to Akron this Saturday for Hail To The King, Baby! While not just a clever nod to Evil Dead‘s Ash, it also signals a very special appearance by former seven-time NWA World’s Heavyweight Champion and WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race. Race’s appearance is just the cherry on top for a […] READ MORE


Preview: AIW Welcome To The Party Pal (12/28/18)

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Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW) returns to action on Friday night with AIW Welcome To The Party Pal, as the company welcomes former ECW World Heavyweight Champion and Japan legend Masato Tanaka into the fold for a full night of mayhem! “All Ego” Ethan Page, Dr. Daniel C. Rockingham & DukeMoney (Mance Warner & Jock Samson) […] READ MORE


Indies Not Dead, Part 1: The Americas

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With recent developments like WWE’s reported signings of indie superstars like WALTER, Shane Strickland, and Trevor Lee, to EVOLVE‘s integration of NXT stars into the roster, Ring of Honor signing more stars like Brody King and PCO and the reportedly new exclusivity of NXT UK stars removing them from the UK indie scene, a vocal […] READ MORE


Preview: AIW Hell On Earth 14 (11/23/18)

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Cleveland, Ohio’s Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW) continues to be one of the power players for indie promotions in the Midwest and one of the early leaders in the rise of the US indies since their inception in 2005. They return this Sunday with the 14th edition of Hell On Earth that features an icon vs. […] READ MORE


Prepare To Be Assimilated: GCW’s Collective Will Overthrow WrestleMania Week

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Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) has been a growing force to be reckoned with in the US indie circuit since changing over from Jersey Championship Wrestling (JCW) in 2015. But every since last year’s Joey Janela’s Spring Break in Orlando, GCW has been on a path of destruction, presenting the most honest American representation of indie wrestling today, […] READ MORE


WrestleMania Week Indie Events Taking Shape for 2019

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WrestleMania week is not just the biggest weekend of the year for WWE fans around the world – it’s also a mecca for indie and international wrestling, with several days and nights devoted to showcase events from various promotions around the world. From bigger companies like NJPW, Ring of Honor and IMPACT Wrestling to indies […] READ MORE


Matt Riddle: What is NXT for WWE’s Newest Signee?

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It was a clear black night at NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 4, with WWE’s tradition now for big Takeover events to showcase a new signee in the crowd in effect, and on Saturday it was Matt Riddle. In just three years time, “The King Of Bros” could easily be considered the best independent pro wrestler in […] READ MORE


Match Point: Sabu vs. PCO vs. Matthew Justice (8/25/18)

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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. Today’s edition focuses on an absolutely insane triple threat happening at Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW)‘s next event, Wrestle Rager 3, on Saturday August 25 […] READ MORE