Shane Strickland Announces Departure From Indie Scene

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On Friday night in Seattle at DEFY Wrestling‘s Dragon Spirit, Shane Strickland announced that it was his last appearance for the company he’s been a huge part of since 2017 and a former 2x DEFY World Champion. He made the announcement after losing to Darby Allin in a gruelling No DQ match. But the one thing he […] READ MORE


Preview: DEFY Wrestling – Dragon Spirit (3/8/19)

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On Friday, March 8th, DEFY Wrestling presents Dragon Spirit. The name alludes to the discipline and style embraced by the competitors on this evening, but it also references the fact that a legend of the business is coming to Seattle. Ultimo Dragon will be facing another seasoned veteran in Matt Cross, and beyond that, the […] READ MORE


Three More Added to MECCA IV

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Three more Superstars have been announced this week by Future Stars of Wrestling (FSW) for MECCA IV including Shane “Swerve” Strickland, Nick Gage, and AAA/Lucha Underground star Jack Evans on what is becoming the biggest card of the year. The Main Event features Johnny MECCA taking on Teddy Hart for the MECCA Grand Championship. Strickland […] READ MORE


Preview: CZW TWENTY (2/9/19)

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While the indie revolution is often credited as being in the early 2000s, with the emergence of Ring of Honor, Pro Wrestling Guerilla (PWG), Major League Wrestling (MLW), CHIKARA and Total Nonstop Action (TNA/IMPACT Wrestling) as viable alternatives to the WWE following the demise of WCW and ECW in 2001, there was another that had […] READ MORE


Wrestle Summit Announces First 10 Names From Cross Promotion Supercard

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PCW ULTRA dropped a huge announcement on Monday, that they were hosting the first annual Wrestle Summit in Los Angeles, California on March 29, 2019, that would feature interpromotional dream matches between champions and stars from other promotions, including IMPACT Wrestling, Seattle’s DEFY Wrestling, Iowa’s Wrestling Revolver, Australia’s Melbourne City Wrestling (MCW) and various Japanese freelancers. They soon […] READ MORE


The SWERVE: Shane Strickland Prepares the Killshot

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In 2015 in Lucha Underground, under the persona of masked wrestler Killshot, fans began to discover who Shane “Swerve” Strickland was, even if they didn’t know it at the time. Much like Jeff Cobb under the mask of Matanza Cueto, many didn’t know Killshot’s identity right away and some likely didn’t discover it until he […] READ MORE


Shane Strickland Announces Free Agency

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Shane Strickland announced via his Twitter account, that today he is officially a free agent. Officially a free agent again — Shane Swerve Strickland (@swerveconfident) January 15, 2019 Originally rumored to be heading to WWE and NXT, there were delays in getting a contract signed, mainly the no-compete clause in Strickland’s Lucha Underground contract.  Much […] READ MORE


Preview: PCW ULTRA A2K19 (1/18/19)

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On Friday, January 18, from the ILWU Memorial Hall in Wilmington, California, PCW ULTRA presents A2K19. At this event, which was announced before 2018 drew to a close, PCW ULTRA has a card that is second to none. The new PCW ULTRA champion, ‘The King of SWERVE’ Shane Strickland, defends his ULTRA Championship against Brian […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Electro Wins IWA PR World Championship

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The self-proclaimed “new face,” Electro started with a bang in 2019. The youngest of the heel stable, Puro Macho, became the new International Wrestling Association World Champion. IWA PR is back on the island and yesterday they were in the second night of their three-day tour. On Manatí, a new IWA World Championship was going […] READ MORE


Preview: CWA Reyes del Hexagono (1/5/2019)

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Championship Wrestling Association (CWA) will have its first event in 2019 this Saturday with Reyes del Hexagono. The company is returning to the Puerto Rico Convention Center and it has another stacked show. CWA Championship: Justin Dynamite (c) vs. Christopher Daniels  Justin Dynamite, who ended the longest championship reign in the island’s history, will defend […] READ MORE