WWE Canadian Tryouts: Several Notable Names Attend

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While in town for SummerSlam week, WWE held their first-ever WWE Canadian tryouts in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this past week. WWE Performance Center Head Coach Matt Bloom and William Regal, WWE’s Director of Talent Development, Head of Global Recruiting and NXT General Manager, was joined by PC trainer Serena Deeb, NXT’s Fabian Aichner, Marcel Barthel […] READ MORE


Preview: Smash Wrestling – Super Showdown VII (8/9/19)

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Toronto’s Smash Wrestling is hosting a slew of events throughout SummerSlam week with the likes of PROGRESS Wrestling from the UK, Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw), China’s Oriental Wrestling Entertainment (OWE), SHIMMER, RISE, and Quebec’s Femme Fatales. But arguably no event is bigger for Smash than their flagship marquee event of the year, Super Showdown. […] READ MORE


Preview: Smash vs PROGRESS (8/7/19)

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In 2016, UK promotion PROGRESS Wrestling made its maiden voyage to North America to team up with Toronto, Canada’s Smash Wrestling for the first-ever Smash vs PROGRESS summit. On Wednesday, August 7, the two companies unite once again for another big promotional showdown, as part of the SummerSlam week festivities in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. While […] READ MORE


Promotional Consideration: Smash Wrestling (Toronto, Ontario)

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Promotional Consideration is an on-going series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling that sheds spotlights on some of the top indie promotions around the world for your consideration, discovering their stories, the struggles, and their triumphs, directly from the promoters and owners mouths themselves. This week’s spotlight is on Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s Smash Wrestling with an […] READ MORE


Preview: Smash Wrestling – The Northern (6/1/19 & 6/2/19)

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Smash Wrestling is one of Canada’s premier promotions, based out of Toronto and running shows around Southern Ontario and Quebec. For years they ran a tournament called GOLD, sort of like Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG)‘s Battle of Los Angeles but north of the border, featuring top international talent competing against many of Smash’s regular combatants. […] READ MORE


Preview: IMPACT/Smash Wrestling ‘Brace For Impact’ (2/2/19)

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IMPACT Wrestling and Toronto’s Smash Wrestling team up for the first time ever to produce the live Twitch special Brace For IMPACT this Saturday, airing live from London, Ontario  With only four matches announced so far, this event is already shaping up to be a “can’t miss” show. Cody Deaner vs. Mike Rollins Cody Deaner previously wrestled […] READ MORE


Preview: Smash Wrestling ‘In Your Dreams’ (12/16/18)

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Smash Wrestling returns to the Franklin Horner Community Centre for a special holiday show this Sunday, featuring a solid show mixed with Southwestern Ontario and Upstate New York indie stars, as well as a few very special guests. Like many promotions, Smash Wrestling got hit by an injury bug (they had Marko Stunt booked prior to […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Smash Wrestling Crowns New Champion

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Last night at Super Showdown VI in Toronto, Canada, Smash Wrestling crowned a new Smash Champion, as Canadian indie star TARIK defeated Joey Janela for the vacant championship. The title was previously held by Franky TM, the nefarious leader of the faction Malice (along with Vanessa Kraven and the Super Smash Bros), but “The Beast […] READ MORE


20 Best Matches Of The Month: June Edition

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The 20 Best Matches Of The Month: June Edition Another amazing month of wrestling and a heavy digesting many different styles and wrestling companies. There were many rematches but also first time ever affairs. The month of June started with New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Best Of The Super Juniors tournament Finals and maybe the best […] READ MORE