Beginner’s Guide To Dragon Gate: The Championships

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With the emergence of Shingo Takagi in New Japan, Akira Tozawa being in WWE, and Masaaki Mochizuki being a big part of Pro Wrestling NOAH for the past year. People were curious as to where these guys have been, because they are very good. The commentators often mention it, but for those who don’t know. […] 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


Booyaka Booyaka 619: 30 Years of Rey Mysterio

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Today is the 30th Anniversary of Rey Mysterio’s debut into professional wrestling, as he continues to carry on his legacy of not only the greatest luchador of all time but quite possibly the greatest wrestler to ever dawn a mask in the world of pro wrestling. The impact Rey Mysterio has had on pro wrestling […] 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


Preview: Warrior Wrestling 3 (1/5/18)

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Warrior Wrestling presents Warrior Wrestling 3 at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois Saturday, January 5th. BELL TIME 7:30. Wrestling in Chicago has never been healthier with the addition of this company. Warrior brought strong talent to the first two cards, and this one is no exception. Andrew Everett vs Rich Swann Two […] READ MORE


Preview: Wrestlecade Supershow (11/24/18)

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Wrestlecade continues with Night 2 of their three day weekend of events, with the Wrestlecade Supershow, in partnership with America’s Most Liked (AML) Wrestling. Like Friday’s Showcase of Champions, it will air on Fite.tv. Here’s a look at a huge card, featuring top indie stars in matches with stars from IMPACT Wrestling, Lucha Underground, WWE, […] READ MORE


Match Point: Ultimo Dragon vs. Pentagon Jr. (9/15/18)

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Match Point is an on-going series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. Today’s edition focuses on a generational dream match in California on Saturday night, where Japanese/lucha legend Ultimo Dragon faces off against Penta El 0M […] READ MORE


NJPW G1 Climax 28: The 5 Breakouts

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The G1 Climax 28 tournament from New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) this Summer has been an outlet for the top players in NJPW as usual, but there have been five performers in particular that have chosen the perfect time to break out and blossom into main event mainstays. The IWGP Intercontinental champion Chris Jericho isn’t even […] READ MORE


Arkangel de la Muerte Passes Away At The Age of 51

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Arkangel de la Muerte, who was a trainer and a legend in CMLL, passed away yesterday at the age of 51. Arkangel’s career expanded for more than 30 years, starting his wrestling career in 1985 as Mr. Cid an later changing to the rudo wrestler Arkangel de la Muerte. He won the CMLL World Welterweight […] READ MORE


The Franchise: JC Navarro and OT Fernandez Exploding in Puerto Rico

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We’re still getting to the first half of 2018 and wrestlers like JC Navarro and OT Fernandez are blossoming in front of the Puerto Rican crowds as two contenders for breakout wrestler of the year and huge talents for both World Wrestling Council and World Wrestling League to move forward. The curious thing about this […] READ MORE