PWG Announces First 16 Entrants for BOLA ’16

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In the world of international pro wrestling, tournaments have always been mainstay special events for smaller promotions, akin to their own version of WWE‘s Wrestlemania. Chikara‘s annual King of Trios, NJPW‘s Best of the Super Juniors, and now with WWE entering the fray with their highly anticipated Cruiserweight Classic, these tournaments are designed to showcase […] READ MORE


WWE Cruiserweight Classic: A Primer

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Ever since it was announced in early 2016, fans around the globe have been excited for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic (CWC). Combining the power and machine of the WWE with the showcasing of some of the indie circuits top breakout stars – plus exposing a few unknowns – was almost too good to be true. WWE had […] READ MORE


Cody Rhodes and The List

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Of all those future endeavoured this season by the WWE, perhaps the one that hit the bone most harshly was that of Cody Rhodes. Sure there were some favourites in there. The Twitterverse exploded when Damien Sandow‘s name was unveiled as one of the Pink Slips, but many saw that at least somewhat coming. And […] READ MORE


Don't Look Now, But Wrestling Territories Are Back

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Ah, yes. The Territories. To many wrestling purists, pro wrestling as they knew it – the era that started with the formation of the NWA in 1948 – died in 1991 when the AWA folded. All of the NWA’s best territorial flagbearers had either been bought out or ravaged by the WWF or acquired by Jim […] READ MORE


Global Cruiserweight Series: 15 Names That Should Be In It

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(WARNING: The end of this article may contain and potential – though speculative – SPOILER for those watching Lucha Undergound) While it’s true that WWE‘s Mega-Event Wrestlemania is the Grandest Stage of Them All, fans of the indie circuit equally chomp at the bit for some of the greatest spectacles of them – tournament season. […] READ MORE



The Young Bucks sign with Ring of Honor

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Ending speculation, Matt and Nick Jackson of The Young Bucks have signed an exclusive deal with Ring of Honor today. The deal means the Young Bucks will still work tours for New Japan Pro Wrestling but as Ring of Honor talents through their partnership. Over on Twitter, Matt Jackson also confirmed they will still work […] READ MORE


Pro Wrestling is in the Superhero Era

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If you goto a theatre today, chances are you’ll see a superhero movie showing. If you go buy a bag of chips, chances are you’ll see some superhero promotion. Go get fast food? Superheroes. Buy a new videogame? Superheroes. Eveywhere you look and turn you’ll find a superhero or the simulacrum of superhero culture. Is […] READ MORE