#AndNEW: Jamie Tagataese Wins SPW New Zealand Heavyweight Title

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As Southern Pro Wrestling (SPW) remerged from their COVID-19 induced hiatus the company saw a dramatic shift at the top of the roster. During night two of the annual Southern Rumble event Jamie Tagataese defeated Shane Sinclair to capture the SPW New Zealand Heavyweight Championship. During night one of the epic two night SPW showcase […] READ MORE


Preview: SPW Queenstown WrestleFest (3/14/20)

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Southern Pro Wrestling NZ (SPW) returns to the adventure capital of the world for Queenstown WrestleFest. Here, their annual event will take place this Saturday. Recently, it was announced that SPW and Impact Pro Wrestling (IPW) would partner up. Said news makes this show year’s installment of Queenstown WrestleFest the biggest and rowdiest yet. ‘Cool […] READ MORE


Southern Pro Wrestling and Impact Pro Wrestling Announce Partnership

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The two biggest wrestling promotions in New Zealand have announced the formation of a formal partnership. Southern Pro Wrestling (SPW) and Impact Pro Wrestling (IPW) will continue to operate independently. However, championships will now be recognised across promotions and talent will be shared much more regularly. Behind the scenes, these two promotions have had a longstanding […] READ MORE


BREAKING: NZ’s Candy Lee Becomes First Transgender Women’s Champion

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History was made in the pro wrestling world today at Impact Pro Wrestling: New Zealand‘s Nightmare Before Christmas show, when transgender wrestler Candy Lee defeated IPW:NZ Women’s Champion Britenay to become the company’s new Women’s Champion. Candy Lee becomes the first transgender woman to win a major indie women’s title. Candy Lee Becomes First Transgender […] READ MORE


The Australasian Surge: Pro-Wrestling in Australia and New Zealand.

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Australia and New Zealand have always managed to be prevalent forces in world sport. Whether it is the Australian’s dominating World Cricket from the Mid Nineties to the 2007 Ashes Series, or the Kiwi’s dominating rugby under Graham Henry’s regime. The Australasian countries have always been in the forefront of athletic competitions. Whilst they mostly […] READ MORE