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


Remembering Vitín: The Victor Quiñones Story

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Victor Quiñones is the author of many wrestling promotions and responsible for launching wrestling careers of many wrestling superstar. Victor Quiñones 12-year anniversary of his death was last month, and the wrestling business as a whole – specially Puerto Rico – still misses its trailblazing rebel. READ MORE


Dokugiri: The History of the Asian Mist (VIDEOS)

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It’s a trademark passed down by generations of Japanese wrestlers – the devious characters who, in their moment of need, dig down into some guttural supernatural space in their bellies (or poison glands, depending on the kayfabe), and spew forth a poisonous colored mist from their mouths, blinding their opponents. In Japanese, it’s called dokugiri (which means […] READ MORE


Road to Redemption: Tajiri wins Gold in All-Japan

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One of the feel good stories of last summer, was the return of former WWE and ECW Superstar Yoshihiro Tajiri to the WWE Universe, when he entered last summer’s Cruiserweight Classic. The nostalgia vibrations and his high ability lead to him returning to the WWE, first in NXT and then to Raw as part of […] READ MORE


The Purple Lounge: 205 Live (2/7/17)

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1st Match: Ariya Daivari vs. Mustafa Ali Okay, there were a couple jabs at Donald Trump in Smackdown Live (AJ Styles: “Do we live in a fantasy world where the facts don’t matter?” and Natalya: “I don’t lie, I don’t lie. You just can’t handle the truth.”), and now the opening match seems to be […] READ MORE


The Purple Lounge: 205 Live (1/3/2016)

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Right off the bat, we’re told that Rich Swann is not cleared to medically compete due to his beating from Neville last week, but this week TJ Perkins will face Neville as payback. TAJIRI vs. SEAN MALUTA Two faces from the Cruiserweight Classic make their 205 Live debuts, as former WWE Superstar Tajiri returns to the WWE to […] READ MORE