Before They Were Famous: Shotzi Blackheart

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All wrestlers have to start somewhere on the path to making their dreams a reality, whether it be a wrestling school, church basement, bingo hall, etc. From there, those wrestlers work their way up to the pinnacle of their dreams. For many, that’s a career in WWE or more recently AEW, IMPACT! Wrestling or even NJPW. But […] READ MORE


Indie Watch: AQA Ready To Reign The Ring (VIDEOS)

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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! In this edition, we will be taking a look at another […] READ MORE


The 20 Best Matches Of The Month: August 2019 Edition

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Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Wrestling Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best wrestling matches choices, some are dark horses, but they’re always fun to find some matches you may have missed the previous month! (DISCLAIMER: This list is […] READ MORE


Report: Aussie Star Indi Hartwell Signs With WWE

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As first broken by Squared Circle Sirens on their Patreon site, Australian indie star Indi Hartwell has signed with the WWE to a developmental deal and is expected to join the WWE Performance Center next month. Over the course of just a few short years in the wrestling business, Melbourne’s Indi Hartwell has made waves. […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Rosemary, Ariel Monroe Win Gold at The Summit

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On Saturday, four independent promotions – Canada’s Smash Wrestling and Femme Fatales plus the US’ SHIMMER and RISE Wrestling – joined forces to present The Summit, featuring a stunning array of women’s indie wrestling. SHIMMER Champion Nicole Savoy defended her belt against Nicole Matthews, while Femme Fatales Champion Mercedes Martinez defended her crown against Jordynne […] READ MORE


Preview: The Summit: SHIMMER, Smash, RISE, Femme Fatales (8/10/19)

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One of the first special shows announced for this jam-packed SummerSlam weekend was The Summit. The premier promotions for women’s wrestling in North America: SHIMMER, RISE, NCW Femmes Fatales, and Smash Wrestling join forces to present The Summit. Many of the stars featured here crossover through most if not all of the promotions involved. https://twitter.com/RISEdtwa/status/1158775550737047552?s=20 […] READ MORE


RISE Wrestling Tweaks Mission Statement With Eyes on the Future

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RISE Wrestling, a promotion based out of Naperville, Illinois began in 2016. On June 30th, they held one of their biggest events to date, Pride & Joy. To date, RISE has been almost exclusively a women’s wrestling promotion. Over the course of their tenure, they have held 18 stand-alone events, as well as taping 33 […] READ MORE


Smash Wrestling Announces Massive 4-Way Match Added To The Summit

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As Smash Wrestling prepares to host the inaugural wrestling event The Summit, Quebec women’s promotion Femmes Fatales (one of the co-promotions) have announced a massive fatal four-way match at the event in the announcement below. Toronto is the place to be now and it will also be on August 10 when LuFisto, Cheerleader Melissa, Allysin […] READ MORE


Preview: PWA Green Label – Let Them Fight (6/9/19)

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With Pro Wrestling Australia consistently selling out their Black Label shows at Max Watts this year it has become clear that Sydney is hungry for top-shelf pro wrestling. In order to satiate that hunger PWA is set to introduce a new brand to their offerings through the arrival of Green Label.  These Green Label events […] READ MORE


Smash Wrestling to Crown First Smash Women’s Champion at The Summit

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Toronto’s Smash Wrestling has emerged as arguably Canada’s premier indie promotion since it debuted in 2012. It took two years until they crowned their first Smash Heavyweight Champion in Matt Cross in 2014, that has since seen the likes of Alex Shelley, Johnny Gargano, Mark Haskins, Tyson Dux and reigning champion Tarik hold it over […] READ MORE