NXT Breakout Tournament: Who Are They? (W/Videos)

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Before NXT airs the first match of the NXT Breakout Tournament tonight on NXT TV, here at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, we plan to let you know a little about the who’s who. Most are former independent wrestling darlings, while others found much of their fame on IMPACT Wrestling, and one individual who many […] READ MORE


NXT Launches New Tournament at Tapings (SPOILER)

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NXT is taping it’s next few weeks of television at Full Sail University in Orlando, and one of the big stories has been the announcement from NXT General Manager William Regal that starting in a few weeks will be the NXT Breakout Tournament, featuring eight top prospects from the WWE Performance Center. The winner will […] READ MORE


Huge Wave of New NXT Names Assigned

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The past few weeks have seen many of the new recruits in NXT (and a couple more veteran performers) get their new NXT names they’ll be using going forward in the WWE Universe. While the past has seen many of the top indie stars keep their indie names, like Ricochet, Adam Cole, Mia Yim, and […] READ MORE


WWE PC Announces Three New Recruits

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WWE today announced three new recruits for the WWE Performance Center.  One of which is the already announced KUSHIDA who many will know from his time in New Japan Pro Wrestling.  The other two were lucha royalty Garza Jr and independent wrestling star Shane “Swerve” Strickland.  Shane Strickland The International King Of Swerve comes to WWE with a resume of world title wins […] READ MORE


#WrestleManiaWeek Preview: Wrestling Revolver: Pancakes & Piledrivers 3 (4/6/19)

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Much like Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) has made Joey Janela’s Spring Break an annual tradition over WrestleMania Week, Iowa’s Wrestling Revolver has their own annual event that is one of the must-see cards of the week, with the Saturday morning Pancakes & Piledrivers series. This year’s edition happens on Saturday once again, at 11am at the […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Mil Muertes Wins PCW ULTRA Championship, Joins Warbeast

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It was an epic main event at the Wrestle Summit on Friday night, following a night where competitors from IMPACT Wrestling, Los Angeles’ PCW ULTRA, Seattle’s DEFY Wrestling, Iowa’s Wrestling Revolver, Australia’s Melbourne City Wrestling, and multiple Japanese and US freelancers battled it out over the course of the night. In the main event, PCW […] READ MORE


#WrestleManiaWeek Preview – WWN SuperShow: Mercury Rising 2019 (4/5/19)

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The annual WWN Mercury Rising supershow is back for WrestleMania 35 weekend, featuring a whole host of exciting matches. This year’s supershow will feature competitors from the usual WWN-affiliated promotions – Full Impact Pro, Shine Wrestling, EVOLVE Wrestling, etc. – but it will also include performers from Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) and Japan’s Dramatic […] READ MORE


#WrestleManiaWeek Preview: EVOLVE 125 (4/4/2019)

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Can you believe it is that time again? WrestleMania season is upon us once more and – as has been the case in recent years – WrestleMania week is shaping up to be another action-packed week of wrestling.  One of the big events to look out for is the yearly WrestleMania week EVOLVE show.  This […] READ MORE


20 Best Matches Of The Month: February 2019 Edition

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Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best 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 subjective and […] READ MORE


Preview: Future Stars of Wrestling – MECCA IV (3/17/19)

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Sunday night March 17th in the Fight Capital of the World, Future Stars of Wrestling (FSW) Presents MECCA IV at Sam’s Town Live. The home of Pro Wrestling in Las Vegas hosts the final chapter of a huge grappling weekend in Southern Nevada. BELL TIME 6PM. Lucha legend Konnan is holding a AAA tryout on […] READ MORE