Ophidian’s Crucible Wins CHIKARA King of Trios 2019

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Since forming The Crucible this spring, CHIKARA legend Ophidian has dominated the company with his “anti-invasion force”. This weekend, with two Crucible teams entered, the Ophidian-led trio that also featured former CHIKARA Grand Champion Kimber Lee and newcomer Lance Steel, captured the 2019 King of Trios tournament. My 2019:Infinite Gauntlet ✔️JKI ✔️King of Trios ✔️Currently […] READ MORE


Meet the Teams: A CHIKARA King of Trios 2019 Primer

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CHIKARA’s biggest crown jewel for independent wrestling is arguably the King of Trios tournament. This will be the 13th incarnation of this tournament. Sixteen teams of three compete over 3 nights for the gold medals and the title of King of Trios. It is also a time for the CHIKARA faithful to find new friends […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Velocities Crowned New PWA Tag Team Champions

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During the most recent Pro Wrestling Australia (PWA) Black Label: Break Their Backs & Make Them Rumble event an almost year-long feud came to an end. The PWA Tag Team Championships were once against up for grabs when the reigning champs, The Nations (Jack J. Bonza & Mick Moretti) took on The Velocities (Jude London […] READ MORE


The Pump Family Is Headed to CHIKARA King of Trios

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CHIKARA will present its most notable event of the year, King of Trios on the weekend of October 4-6. The first trio to enter the field of competition has been announced. It’s quite the surprising group as well. In what was at first just a dream team for us has now become a reality. “Big […] READ MORE



Indie Watch: ‘The Rapscallion’ Mick Moretti

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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 edition looks at the leader of the #YoureGonnaNoticeUs and #NowWeConquer […] READ MORE


Preview: CHIKARA It Came from Beneath the Sink! (9/22/18)

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CHIKARA returns to the Wrestle Factory on September 22nd. They are riding the high following their marquee event, King of Trios. Let’s look at what It Came from Beneath the Sink! has in store. Tickets are still available, and if you can’t make it to Philadelphia, you can view the event streaming live or on […] READ MORE


Preview: CHIKARA King of Trios Tournament (8/31/18 to 9/2/18)

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The time for CHIKARA’s premier event, King of Trios, draws nigh. King of Trios (KOT) is CHIKARA’s version of WrestleMania, it is their biggest and grandest stage. Every event at CHIKARA is themed, and this one is themed after Star Wars. This is the 11th incarnation of the tournament, hence it has been titled Episode […] READ MORE


Sendai Girls: More Than “Another” Joshi Promotion

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Japanese wrestling is at an all-time high in popularity with the Western world, thanks in large part to streaming services making the Japanese puroresu more accessible than ever before. In the 1980s and 1990s, fans in North America and Europe had to trade VHS tapes to catch glimpses of the likes of New Japan Pro Wrestling […] READ MORE


Mat Madness: 21 Pro Wrestling Tournaments To Watch

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With the recent news from WCPW of the first ever Pro Wrestling World Cup and the WWE’s announcement of a Women’s Tournament featuring 32 of the top independent women wrestlers around the world, the pro wrestling world was given the gift of two more wrestling tournaments to it’s pantheon. While there’s been small regional tournaments – usually […] READ MORE