Retro Review: CHIKARA The Renaissance Dawns (5/25/02)

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CHIKARA has always been an innovator of independent wrestling, founded in 2002 by Mike Quackenbush, Reckless Youth, and Don Montoya, it was only in 2020 that it closed its doors to the world. We thought it would be interesting to watch their first ever show, CHIKARA The Renaissance Dawns, which took place in Allentown, Pennsylvania […] READ MORE



Double or Nothing: Mystery Entrant for AEW Casino Ladder Match

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While last year’s inaugural Double or Nothing pay-per-view from All Elite Wrestling (AEW) featured the 21-man Casino Battle Royale, this year for the second annual incarnation sees a new Casino match, in the Casino Ladder Match. It features nine competitors in a ladder match, with an AEW World Championship match contract as the prize. The […] READ MORE


Kassius Ohno Confirms WWE Departure With Photo

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Following the events of last week’s Black Wednesday were dozens of WWE talents and producers were either released or furloughed, word spread around that Kassius Ohno may have been part of the WWE cutbacks when his profile was quietly moved to the WWE Alumni section. While WWE never officially confirmed the release of the veteran […] READ MORE




Young Lion Kings: Johnny Gargano and Cesaro Bringing CHIKARA Roots to SmackDown Live

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Over the weekend it was announced that following the newly reunited #DIY‘s (Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa) victory over The Bar (Sheamus and Cesaro) on their SmackDown Live debuts, that Gargano and Cesaro would face off in a singles match with Ciampa and Sheamus in their respective corners. As is often the case when NXT […] READ MORE


NXT “Invasion” of EVOLVE Continues

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As previously reported, NXT star Kassius Ohno will be making his return to EVOLVE, but now the date has changed. Now the man formally known as Chris Hero will be returning at volumes 115 and 116, instead of waiting until December’s 117 and 118. According to the latest WWN Live Alerts released on November 2nd, […] READ MORE


EVOLVE & WWE Partnership Expands To Broadcast

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The WWE’s working relationship with EVOLVE continues to grow. The EVOLVE Tag Team Champions, Doom Patrol (Chris Dickinson & Jaka), laid out an open challenge for EVOLVE 114. Who volunteered to answer their challenge in Ybor City, FL on October 28th? None other than NXT tag team sensations, The Street Profits! The Doom Patrol seem […] READ MORE


Preview: PWG Smokey And The Bandido (10/19/18)

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Pro Wrestling Guerilla (PWG) has a history of paying tribute to recently deceased Hollywood legends with PWG event names like PWG Prince and PWG Lemmy. That trend continues with PWG Smokey And The Bandido (a Burt Reynolds and Bandido fused title.) The Battle Of Los Angeles tournament took place in September, Jeff Cobb walked out […] READ MORE