Preview: WrestleCon Mark Hitchcock Memorial SuperShow (3/31/22)

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WrestleCon is once again bringing its signature event, the Mark Hitchcock Memorial SuperShow to WrestleMania week! It kicks off on Thursday, March 31st at 9:00PM EST. We have plenty of familiar faces and a few new ones as well. The latest American tour by Minoru Suzuki continues in Texas, as well as appearances by Tomohiro […] READ MORE


Dark Side of the Ring: Blood & Wire: Onita’s FMW – What We Learned

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Dark Side of the Ring is here once more! Following on from last week’s tragic episode, which centered around the tragic life and death of Chris Kanyon, this week’s episode focused on an entire wrestling promotion: the Japanese, Atsushi Onita-founded Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW). A pioneering, deathmatch promotion which would inspire modern promotions such as […] READ MORE


Atsushi Onita Launches New Promotion FMW-E

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Japanese deathmatch legend Atsushi Onita announced the launch of his new promotion, FMW-E, the E stands for explosions which the promotion will specialize in. Which seems to be a spin-off on his original Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling promotion. Which combined traditional Japanese wrestling with the deathmatch style of wrestling. One that Onita had discovered when working […] READ MORE


Command Bolshoi Retires

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Command Bolshoi’s promotion Pure-J today held her retirement show at Korakuen Hall in front of 1,530 fans.  Bolshoi’s career spanned almost 30 years as she wrestled for almost every major promotion in the world having thousands of matches and making use of her diminutive size. It's an incredibly important day as the legendary Command Bolshoi – a […] READ MORE


Preview: CZW Cage of Death XX (12/9/18)

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Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) is ready for its biggest annual show of the year, Cage of Death XX, this Sunday when CZW returns to the former ECW Arena in Philadelphia for a night of great indie wrestling and hardcore action. CZW will also be looking to crown a new CZW World Heavyweight Champion following the […] READ MORE


GCW and HOG Bring In Japanese Legends for WrestleMania Week

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This year has seen a resurgence in legends from Japan coming back over to the United States – in some cases for the first time ever. At this spring’s EVOLVE shows over WrestleMania weekend, Big Japan‘s Daisuke Sekimoto and ZERO1/DDT Pro‘s Munenori Sawa made long awaited US returns, while Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) has brought over […] READ MORE


Remembering Vitín: The Victor Quiñones Story

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Victor Quiñones is the author of many wrestling promotions and responsible for launching wrestling careers of many wrestling superstar. Victor Quiñones 12-year anniversary of his death was last month, and the wrestling business as a whole – specially Puerto Rico – still misses its trailblazing rebel. READ MORE


Japan Legend Atsushi Onita Claims To Be Heading to WrestleMania 34

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In an interview with Japan’s Tokyo Sports yesterday, Japanese puroresu legend Atsushi Onita claimed that he had been invited to attend WrestleMania 34 weekend by the WWE. Onita had been wrestling for 43 years (he was one of the first graduates from the All Japan Dojo in 1972) until his retirement match on October 31 […] READ MORE


A Barbaric Farewell: Atsushi Onita vs. Matt Tremont

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This Saturday at CZW‘s Once In A Lifetime PPV event, two generations of brutality will collide in the main event, as CZW icon Matt Tremont faces off against the legendary (near mythical) Beast From The East, Atsushi Onita, in what is sure to be a blood and guts extravaganza as two men willing to sacrifice […] READ MORE