NJPW BOSJ DAYS 3 & 4 Recap

Added by Lloyd Barrett

Day 3 of this year’s competition was aired on tape delay in a single match format on New Japan World,it came from Kira Messe Numazu in Shizuoka. There was an undercard to the tournament matches however these were part of an untelevised live event,if you are interested the rest of the card can be found HERE […]

GRAPS AND CLAPS: TUESDAY NIGHT GRAPS ‘OOH AH DAVID STARR’!

Added by Andrew Ogden

Hello and Welcome one and all to another edition of Graps and Claps for a midweek trip to The Frog & Bucket Comedy Club for IPW’s Tuesday Night Graps carrying the show title in homage to a wrestler and a chant I invented for said wrestler back on Thursday 25th May at a Lucha Forever […]

GRAPS AND CLAPS: PROGRESS CHAPTER 69 ‘BE HERE NOW’ (21/5/18) REVIEW

Added by Andrew Ogden

Welcome once again to Graps and Claps bringing you another fun packed edition of my travel’s around the UK watching British Wrestling. This review will cover the 39th show of my #notthe100showyear to Victoria Warehouse, Manchester for PROGRESS Wrestling’s ‘Be Here Now’ named after the overly hyped Oasis albumn of the mid 90’s. This was […]

PROGRESS Chapter 69 ‘Be Here Now’ (21/5/18) Review

Added by Laura Brooke

For the first time seeing PROGRESS in Manchester involves not a ten minute walk to the Ritz from Piccadilly (or a zero-minute walk from Oxford Road); but rather, a tram ride into the arse end of Streford, as the promotion runs Victoria Warehouse for the first time. While the journey is fine on a sunny […]

REVIEW: OTT Contenders 9 ‘The Hangover Show’

Added by Lorna Marie Watts

Night two of the OTT double show weekender. OTT is in the Ringside Club for Contenders 9. Another stacked card full of hype. [SPOILERS AHEAD]. Open Challenge – Niall Fox vs Dom Tuck Dom Tuck comes out to the ring interrupting the tag team match. Tuck issues an open challenge and out comes Luther Ward […]

REVIEW: NJPW BOSJ 25 Day 2

Added by Lloyd Barrett

Following on from the opening day’s tremendous action the stars of the junior division were back at Korakuen Hall for a second consecutive day. You can find my day 1 review HERE . There were 4 non tournament matches that took place on the show,one clash of young lions and 3 matches involving Block A competitors,which […]

REVIEW: NJPW Best Of Super Jr’s 25 Day 1

Added by Lloyd Barrett

After all the anticipation it’s finally here,”Best Of The Super Jr. 25”, kicking off from the legendary Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. Before we delve in to the tournament matches there was the matter of 4 non tournament contests featuring Block B Competitors. Chris Sabin & Ren Narita defeated Kushida & Shota Umino,Sabin pinning Umino after […]

Graps and Claps: PCW Better Than A Bollard Review

Added by Andrew Ogden

Hello and welcome once again to another review of one persons travel around the British Isles watching the industry of British Wrestling, this time taking me on a trip to deepest darkest Lancashire, for PCW Wrestling in Preston. Now for anyone who hasn’t read my blog in the past, I have been a regular at […]

Srapper Mania IV (12/5/18) Review

Added by Lorna Marie Watts

OTT was back in the National Stadium on May 12th for Scrappermania 4. A huge show with a stacked card, and lots of talent. This is going to be epic! [SPOILERS AHEAD] Know Your Enemy Match – [Winners Face Each Other In A Golden Contract Match]: Scotty Davis, Tyler Bate & Mark Haskins vs LJ […]

Graps and Claps: FutureShock Wrestling ‘Uproar 100’ (13/5/18, Stockport)

Added by Andrew Ogden

Hello and welcome everyone to myself – Andrew Ogden (@oggypart3), a new addition to the world of The Indy Corner website, thank you to them for giving me the opportunity to write reviews of the weird and wonderful world of British Wrestling! A background on myself, well I have been watching the UK scene since […]

Live Report: PROGRESS Super Strong Style 16

Added by Senor LARIATO

So, another year and another Super Strong Style 16 is in the books. The fourth annual iteration of the largest tournament in British wrestling saw at least 1,500 of the PROGRESS faithful descend on the Alexandra Palace in North London for three days of sun, food, booze and sixteen of the best professional wrestlers from […]

AAW Day of Defiance (May 5, 2018) Review

Added by Tony Kegger

AAW returned to LaSalle, Illinois for the last time until August 4th for Day of Defiance. Ten matches were advertised for the show. Buck Nasty vs. Mike Hartenbower vs. Hakim Zane vs. Curt Stallion vs. Space Monkey Five-man scramble match to start Day of Defiance. Space Monkey was impressive here with a moonsault and then […]

28 Days Later: A NOLA Weekend Retrospective

Added by Shane Silver

There are two types of people in this world; those who were at Joey Janela’s Spring Break II and those who weren’t. I want that inscribed on my tombstone or the park bench erected in my memory. JJSBII is the sole reason why my live report and documented experiences of New Orleans and the wrestling […]

AJPW Champion Carnival 2018 Review: Finals (Day 13-15) (25/4/18-30/4/28)

Added by Mike Grindle

You can check out the review for the previous days of the tournament here: 1-4 http://bit.ly/2HiXqTE 5-8 http://bit.ly/2Hb39Yf 9-12 http://bit.ly/2HsRfcq So we’ve made it to the finals! We’re be looking at both the A block and B Block finals as well as the actual final match itself here. Hino and Zeus go into the block […]

REVIEW: NJPW The Road To Dontaku

Added by Tokyo WrestlingFan

The road to Wrestling Dontaku is well underway, making a brief stop in Kumamoto for Wrestling Hi no Kuni on April 29th, before ending in a two day show in Fukuoka on May 3rd and 4th. The shows leading up to the major New Japan events usually feature matches that build up current storylines but […]

AJPW Champion Carnival 2018 Review: Days 9-12 (18/4/18-22/4/18)

Added by Mike Grindle

You can check out the review for days 1-4 of the tournament HERE You can also check out the review for days 1-5 HERE Day 9 Block B Match: Dylan James vs. KAI Things are somewhat back and forth early here, but it’s pretty much Dylan in control all the way to the end here, when KAI […]

Match of the Week (13/04-20/04 2018): Ilja Dragunov vs WALTER, wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship (wXw True Colors 2018

Added by Miguel Camilleri

Ilja Dragunov might not necessarily be mentioned much when discussing the best pure babyfaces in the world of wrestling. To my mind, nonetheless, the Invincible one is definitely in the conversation for that accolade. His character, which is based on the struggle of fighting against all odds for his dreams and fighting to provide for […]

From The Vault Review: Pro Wrestling NOAH ‘Destiny’ (18/7/05)

Added by MC Lee

Show Facts: Date: 18/07/2005 Arena: Tokyo Dome Attendance: 52,000 Masashi Aoyagi, SUWA & Takashi Sugiura vs. Katsuhiko Nakajima, Mitsuo Momota & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi Katsuhiko Nakajima was only 17 at this time and he is making his Noah debut which is very shocking. Nakajima has been around for ever and based of his match, he has […]

AJPW Champion Carnival 2018 Review: Days 5-8 (12/4/18-16/4/18)

Added by Mike Grindle

If you haven’t yet checked out the review for days 1-4 of the tournament yet, you can do so HERE We now reach the part of the tournament that separates potential winners from those likely to finish bottom of the pack. Will the likes of Doering and KAI make up for their slow starts and can […]

REVIEW: ICW ‘The Wolf Of Sauchiehall Street’

Added by Lorna Marie Watts

ICW is back in the Garage in Glasgow, for The Wolf of Sauchiehall Street. With a stacked card you know this show is going to be incredible. DCT vs Big Grizzly Kicking off the event it’s DCT taking on Big Grizzly. It starts with DCT getting in the face of Grizzly which just angers him. […]

REVIEW: North Wrestling ‘Let The Cannons Fly’

Added by Lorna Marie Watts

NORTH Wrestling’s show ‘Let The Cannons Fly’ was at the Riverside in Newcastle, England on March 10th, 2018. The card was stacked and Eddie Dennis was the special guest GM for the night. The show is now on demand (link at the end), but for now here is a review of the action. Sons Of […]

REVIEW: AJPW Champion Carnival 2018: Days 1-4 (7/4-11/4)

Added by Mike Grindle

The Champion Carnival is one of the oldest active tournaments in wrestling, even predating NJPW’s G1. For those new to All Japan Pro Wrestling, the tournament works in the same fashion as the aforementioned G1, with a round-robin format. We’re be covering this fifteen-day tournament over several articles, and we’re be looking at the first […]

REVIEW: OTT ‘Defiant’ (1/4/18)

Added by Lorna Marie Watts

OTT Defiant is an ALL FEMALE show. That’s right, it’s ladies night in ring, in the Tivoli Theatre. It’s huge booking an all-female show and I support it 100%. All the females involved in the show are such huge talents, and it’s great that women have their time to shine in the ring and show […]

Review: Martina’s Gaff Party 3: Sayonara Session Moth

Added by Lorna Marie Watts

OTT is back in the Tivoli Theatre, and Martina’s Gaff Party is also back. It’s a time to celebrate. Since Martina is heading off to Japan soon, this Gaff Party is all about saying goodbye and good luck. This party could get messy. [Spoilers ahead] To kick off the show it’s a debuting Chris Ridgeway […]

REVIEW: ‘An Introduction to New Japan Pro-Wrestling’ DVD

Added by Senor LARIATO

In 2018 there’s never been a better time to be a fan of New Japan Pro-Wrestling. The promotion is on the rise, touring multiple countries and gaining new followers the world over thanks to some amazing in-ring action and the accessibility of the New Japan World streaming service. Never before has it been so easy […]

OTT Wrestling: Contenders 7 (18/3/18) Review

Added by Lorna Marie Watts

It is on demand, link at the end so…….. Warning this obviously contains spoilers. Club Tropicana vs The Mongrels The match starts with Aiden and Eddie, and the mongrels quickly get the upper hand. Dempster throws Aiden half way across the ring, which leads to the tag to the Captain. Captain Sexsea being his cheeky […]

FIGHT CLUB: PRO A TRIBUTE TO FANCOIS TREBEC – A LIVE RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW

Added by Christopher Lawson

It was a cool night in Wolverhampton. Hundreds upon hundreds of avid wrestling rasslin fans coming from far and wide, ascend upon the Starworks Warehouse. The West Midland Wrestling Mecca. Omari vs Haskins vs KLR vs Sean Kustom vs ELP vs vs Session Moth vs DAN started the nights proceedings. A match full of FCP […]

REVIEW: PROGRESS Chapter 63 ‘Take Me Underground’ (21/2/18)

Added by Matt Seese

LIVE from the O2 Ritz – Manchester, England Natural Progression Series First Round Match: Drew Parker def. Spike Trivet (5:42) This was a short but solid match, getting Parker more over against a despicable character like Trivet’s. The ring action was decent and served to be a good enough opener for the crowd. Parker is […]

THIS.IS.PROGRESS Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

THIS.IS.PROGRESS began life as a 22 minute documentary short released in 2016 by Elixir Media Production. The film looked at British independent wrestling promotion PROGRESS Wrestling’s rise to the forefront of the growing scene, on the eve of their biggest show to date at the historic Brixton Academy. With the short serving as a proof-of-concept […]

REVIEW: EVOLVE 100 (17/2/18)

Added by Matt Seese

LIVE From La Boom – New York, NY Fred Yehi def. Dominic Garrini Yehi finally ends his losing streak against a young, unproven talent in Dominic Garrini. This match had a decent pace, but it lacked any kind of general heat with the fans which definitely hurt the finish to the match. Garrini still has […]

Pro Wrestling Chaos – ‘Control, Alt, Delete’ (17/2) – Ringside Review

Added by Timothy Ricketts

Pro Wrestling Chaos go to live iPPV for their first time with ‘Control, Alt, Delete’ ready to show the world their narratively and technically excellent product. Tim Ricketts was at ringside to report. ‘Country Big’ Josh Knott vs El Ligero – Dark Match After appearing as a Mr Meeseeks in the Mystery Inter-dimensional Portal match […]

PROGRESS Chapter 62 (28/1/18) Review

Added by Matt Seese

Natural Progression Series 1st Round Match: Chris Ridgeway def. Omari (13:16) This was a really solid opener done at a very solid pace to get the crowd going a bit. The one issue that I still have with Chris Ridgeway is who is he? NXT had the same issue with Roderick Strong as in he’s a […]

Review: PROGRESS Chapter 61 (14/1/18)

Added by Matt Seese

Before the show kicked off, Mark Andrews came down to address his injury and why he wouldn’t be competing against Chris Ridgeway on this chapter. This caused Eddie Dennis to come out and bash Mark, saying he’s faking the injury so he won’t have to face him down the line. Eddie did everything in his […]

EVOLVE 99 (14/1/18, New York) Review

Added by Matt Seese

Austin Theory def. Jason Kincaid This match was used to fuel the fire between Kincaid and Theory while temporarily putting the story on hold as Theory rises in EVOLVE and did a very good job in doing so. Kincaid appeared to be regaining control of the match when he went for a double stomp on […]

EVOLVE 98 (13/1/18, La Boom, New York) Review

Added by Matt Seese

Ringkampf def. Catch Point (Tracy Williams & Dominic Garrini) Before the match, Catch Point manager and national treasure Stokely Hathaway tried his hardest to create a new Dream Team and combine Ringkampf and Catch Point. WALTER, however, did not cooperate with this, ripping up Hathaway’s offer right in his face. As the match got going, […]

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 (4/1/18) Review

Added by Matt Seese

IWGP Junior Tag Team Titles: The Young Bucks def. Roppongi 3K (c) (18:49) This whole match was very inconsistent They had a very clunky, confusing start, and selling that didn’t sit well with me. Why is Matt trying to sell the same worked injury that Yoh did just three minutes prior? Very confusing and frustrating. However, […]

My Friend Lost To A Fredo

Added by Joel Yentis

I went to a UBW in Royston. Royston – it is a Tesco Extra and a train station with a bunch of houses. They also had some form of “Community Hall” facility which, this evening contained some up and coming wrestlers. A big deal has been made over some guy who does Wrestling Memes who, […]

PROGRESS Chapter 59 (Sheffield, 10/12/17) Review

Added by Laura Brooke

So we head off to Sheffield on what can only be described as an utterly freezing cold bastard of a day. It was snowing on and off in Sheffield, but said snow wasn’t really sticking. In the rest of the country it was a different story though. Muchos absences from the show: British Strong Style were stuck […]

An Extraordinary Gentleman, Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

From filmmaker Adam Gill, Figure Four Films and Paragon Pictures present ‘An Extraordinary Gentleman’, a new documentary charting the career of British wrestling star Jack Gallagher. After competing in 2016’s WWE Cruiserweight Classic, Gallagher signed with the world’s largest professional wrestling promotion and appeared on viewer’s screens as a full-time WWE wrestler in November of […]

NJPW Power Struggle 2017 Thoughts

Added by Shaun Nichols

The final NJPW big show of the year promised a fitting end that what has been an awesome year for the company. Featuring four title matches and the final of the Junior Tag league, the show also featured a couple of major surprises as the build up to Wrestle Kingdom 12 truly began. The main […]

Global Wars Chicago Overview

Added by Matt Vicars

Receny Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Global War’s tour culminated in a huge show in Chicago (well, technically about an hour west in Villa Park, but you know) at the Odeum Sports and Expo Center. For those of you unfamiliar, the Global Wars/War of the Worlds shows have turned into an annual […]

AAW Jim Lynam Memorial 2017 Night 2 Review

Added by Matt Vicars

About 20 minutes southwest of Chicago proper is the township of Berwyn, Illinois. The town itself feels somewhat stuck in the 1970’s, with charming, if not slightly run down storefronts, pharmacies, and corner stores sprinkled throughout. This Americana charm congregates together near the middle of the town with a bright, tall neon sign that beams […]

Lucha Forever ‘Ultimo Battle’ (5/10/17) Review

Added by Keagan Barnes

Thursday the 5th of October was the night of Lucha Forever’s inaugural Ultimo Battle, The card was stacked, the ring was gorgeous and the drinks were terribly overpriced (£3 for a bottle of water). I got the honour of meeting Naomichi Marufuji and I was so blown away. Also, I’ve got to say I was […]

Fight Club: PRO Project Mayhem VI Night 2 Review

Added by Keagan Barnes

Tonight was Fight Club: PRO’s 8th birthday and the stage was set for a hell of a night. The card was stacked, everyone was happy in the Wrestle House and everyone got the ‘bevs’ in. This was my first Fight Club: PRO show and I had the chance to go due to PW GrrrlGang being […]

Discovery Wrestling Year 3 (16/9/17) Review

Added by Craig Gordon

Discovery Wrestling returned after the summer break for their huge anniversary show at one of their regular venues, The Corn Exchange in Edinburgh. This show was announced last year and Discovery had certainly pulled out all the stops with Dalton Castle, Matt Riddle, Lisa Marie Varon (Victoria/Tara in WWE/TNA), Joe Coffey, Joe Hendry, The NAK […]

IWC Super Indy 16, 10/06/17, Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

For sixteen years the IWC Super Indy tournament has been a constant of the North American independent wrestling scene and has been won over the years by names such as Jerry Lynn, AJ Styles, Chris Sabin, Sami Callihan & Josh Alexander. This year eight of the top competitors on the scene assembled to do battle […]

PWG Battle of Los Angeles 2017 Night 1 Review/Podcast

Added by Timothy Ricketts

We welcome back to The Indy Corner, Brian Da Brain, give him a follow on twitter @BrianDaBrain, and for this first time this weekend, he is here to review PWG’s iconic Battle Of Los Angeles show starting here with the first night of 3.

Lucha Forever: Raffle is the New Main (29/8/17)

Added by Claire Byrne

LIVE from The Frog and Bucket, Manchester Lucha Forever is a promotion in its infancy, its debut show taking place in Birmingham just a few months ago. A co-venture between Ryan Smile and Will Ospreay, it’s no surprise that the cards have been stacked with big names from the start. Tonight is no different, although […]

Pro Wrestling Chaos: Unleashed (19/8) Review

Added by Timothy Ricketts

Pro Wrestling Chaos: Unleashed (19/8) Review by Tim Ricketts Photo Credit: Turning Face Every show is special at Chaos. They seem to have the knack of making sure that all their cards have a few interesting stipulations, a steaming hot feud or two and usually a barn-burner of a main event. Last time, Big Grizzly […]

OTT Wrestling ‘WrestleRama’ (5/8/17) Review

Added by Jenna MacDougall

Jordan Devlin vs Matt Cross Wrestlerama opened with the National Stadium debut of Jordan Devlin. Devlin had been booed out of the Tivoli for months prior to this appearance but due to all he’s done and proved for Irish wrestling, the OTT crowd couldn’t help but praise him with cheers. The match started off quite […]

Rev-Pro ‘British J Cup’ (8/7/17) Review

Added by JP Houlihan

So this is my first time blogging about wrestling! Thought I’d go with my live from Revolution Pro’s British J-Cup that took place in the glorious Walthamstow Assembly Hall in front of a packed house of 895.

It really is an amazing venue with great sight lines that should be used more often. Imagine if you held […]

Ropes and Glory: The Emotional Rise of British Wrestling, Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

In 1988 World of Sport Wrestling was cancelled, British wrestling disappeared from national television and so began the dark ages of a form of entertainment that had been a mainstay of British culture for decades. The years that followed were tough on British wrestling and in his 2012 book Holy Grail: The True Story of […]

Pro Wrestling Chaos – Heir to the Thron3 (8/7) review

Added by Timothy Ricketts

by Tim Ricketts Photo Credit: Turning Face This month, we have one of the highlights of the Chaos calendar: Heir to the Thron3. The somewhat incongruous figure 3 lets us know that this is the third iteration, with the first leading to winner Wild Boar’s first King of Chaos reign after his cash in on […]

Fight! Nation ‘Redemption’ Review (30/6/17)

Added by LD Ballard

This was my third Fight Nation on previous shows we’ve had Marty Scurll vs Mark Andrews and on the last show we had an amazing match between Matt Riddle & Mark Haskins that was amazing! This time we had a returning Matt Riddle this time vs IMPACT Wrestling’s Moose, I must admit I wasn’t blown away when […]

OTT: Outta Space Odessey III: Stranger Things Have Happened

Added by Jenna MacDougall

Kenny Williams vs Jake McCluskey This was a good start to the show and slightly different to the usual OTT openers. Often the OTT openers are good wrestling matches with a lot of comedy. This was less overtly comedic but still had its funny moments as well as a lot of great wrestling. Kenny Williams […]

CZW ‘Sacrifices’ (13/5/17) Review

Added by Will Hodgetts

A new era of CZW, as this is the first CZW show with Sami Callihan taking over booking and is the last stop before the 16th annual Tournament of Death! The Dub Boys vs. The Private Party The match started with both teams and the ref taking a shot each. There were some nice tag […]

OTT Marble Zone: Act 1 Review

Added by Jenna MacDougall

Adam “Flex” Maxted with CT Flexor & Brian Abs vs Sammy D This match saw Adam “Flex” Maxted, who recently had a tryout for WWE in London, take on Sammy D. At the beginning of the show it was revealed in a backstage segment that the beloved team of The Gymnasties had broken up, with […]

ROH TV (16/5/17) Review

Added by Nathan Major

Opening the show tonight we have Cheeseburger and Will Ferrara, who are making their way to the ring for tag team action against Chris Sabin and Jonathan Gresham (accompanied by Alex Shelley) Cheeseburger & Will Ferrara (With Jay Diesel) vs Chris Sabin & Jonathan Gresham (with Alex Shelley) Promo before the match, Alex Shelley says […]

Pro Wrestling Chaos – Sweet Dreams (29/4) – Review

Added by Timothy Ricketts

Pro Wrestling Chaos – Sweet Dreams (29/4) – Review by Tim Ricketts Photo credit: Turning Face Chaos welcomed ECW legend Tommy Dreamer and the delightfully sleazy Joey Ryan to the West-Country for the appropriately titled ‘Sweet Dreams’, with a fully-stacked card and a fully-packed house in Yate.  As usual when a notable international traveller comes […]

ROH TV (4/5/17) Review

Added by Nathan Major

The show starts with a recap of the eight man tag two weeks ago, the promised four way takes place tonight to decide the number one contender for Christopher Daniels’ World Heavyweight Championship, with the match taking place as a three way with Cody (Rhodes) at War of the Worlds later this month. We’re in […]

WCPW ‘No Regrets’ (Newcastle, England, 29/4/17) Review

Added by Dylan Ashcroft

Drago & El Hijo de Dos Caras vs. Juventud Guerrera & Rey Fenix Not going to say much about this, as it was only a pre-show bout (which was delayed for about 20 minutes due to troubles getting into the arena) but the action was slow and had a lot of botches. I expected a […]

WCPW State Of Emergency (1/4/17) Review

Added by Dylan Ashcroft

LIVE from The Orlando Sports Centre, Orlando Fl. It’s April 1st, 2017 and WCPW brings to you their first overseas venture on WrestleMania weekend, coming to you from sunny Orlando, Florida, streamed live on What Culture Extra, WCPW State of Emergency. Martin Kirby vs. BT Gunn The match starts with Kirby getting much of the […]

ROH TV (25/4/17) Review

Added by Nathan Major

We start with a recap of Supercard of Honor, the show itself kicks off with a promo from Christopher Daniels, he runs through his victory at Supercard of Honor, and his upcoming challengers, also hypes up next weeks number one contenders match, also references Cody, who jumped him at the PPV, saying he wants a […]

CZW Decisions (8/4/17) Review

Added by Will Hodgetts

CZW are back at the Flyers Skate Zone in New Jersey with the first show since Best of the Best 16 to present Decisions. CZW World Heavyweight Title Match: Joe Gacy (c) vs Lio Rush The show started off with the CZW champion Joe Gacy giving a passionate and intense promo and calling out Lio […]

PROGRESS From The Beginning ‘Chapter 2: The March of PROGRESS’

Added by Nathan Major

So, with Chapter One in the books and a PROGRESS Champion crowned we return to The Garage for another dose of Strong-Style Pro Wrestling with PROGRESS. Three months after Nathan Cruz was crowned PROGRESS Champ and he’ll defend his Nazi, sorry, ‘Regal’ staff against Marty Scurll in a two-out-of-three falls match, and this shows also […]

EVOLVE 83 (23/4/17) Review

Added by Dylan Ashcroft

Austin Theory vs. Ethan Page w/ The Gatekeeper The first match here is a rematch from EVOLVE 80 with Austin Theory taking on “All Ego” Ethan Page, who was victorious at EVOLVE 82 against Darby Allin in a last man standing match, whereas Theory was on the losing side against ACH. This match came about […]

ROH TV Review (16/4/17)

Added by Nathan Major

It seems odd that as a fan of ROH I’d never watched their weekly televised product, I watch their iPPV and buy their DVDs, but I figured it’s time to properly follow the brand, and while I’m doing that, might as well get some writing out of it, so here is my first weekly ROH […]

FIGHT CLUB PRO: DTTI NIGHT TWO, MANCHESTER (15/04/2017) REVIEW

Added by Richard Benson

With the move to quick international releases of their shows via Vimeo, and with WWE’s UK tournament being built on a foundation of their stars, Fight Club Pro, once one of the hidden secrets of British Independent Wrestling, have enjoyed a higher profile in the last 18 months with more eyes than ever on the […]

DISCOVERY WRESTLING – THE ELITE (Edinburgh, Scotland, 12/4/17) REVIEW

Added by Craig Gordon

When a company that is in its third year of existance and they book the biggest show in ediburgh wrestling history,you have to go along and check it out. So I headed along from work on Wednesday April 12th to catch this mega event in the corn exchange in Edinburgh. I got there 90 minutes […]

Pro Wrestling Chaos – Total Chaos 2017 (25/3) – Review

Added by Timothy Ricketts

Pro Wrestling Chaos – Total Chaos 2017 (25/3) – Review by Tim Ricketts Photo Credit (c) Turning Face. Ah! Total Chaos… the time of year that I get to sit back and relax about typing up my lead-in because there are no announcements, no matches made beforehand, and with management being spectacularly cagey about talent […]

PROGRESS Wrestling – Chapter One: In The Beginning

Added by Nathan Major

As I stated in THIS article, I was going to look back at all PROGRESS shows from the beginning, it will be a mammoth task but here we go….. Right, so we begin way back when, in 2012, The Garage in Islington. The main point of the show is to crown the first ever PROGRESS […]

PROGRESS ‘Chapter 46’ (03/26/17) Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

1. The Origin: Banter Edition (Dave Mastiff & El Ligero) vs The Origin (Nathan Cruz & Zack Gibson) The show got underway with a much anticipated tag match that pitted the two ideologically opposed factions of The Origin against one another. On one side, the dour faced, ill-tempered duo of Nathan Cruz and Zack Gibson. […]

PROGRESS Chapter 45: Galvanize (19/03/2017) Review

Added by Richard Benson

PROGRESS returned here to Manchester for their first show of 2017 in the region, after an unusually lengthy absence. The company, being cautious not to over stretch, had reduced it’s dates in the city from a planned 6 in 2016, to 4 in 2017 in part to allow the running of 2 shows in a new […]

ROH ‘WrestleRave 03’ (28/6/03) Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

This year Ring of Honor is fifteen years old. The promotion has (for better or worse) come a long way since its juvenile years, when it was at the forefront of an independent wrestling boom and had some of the brightest young stars in wrestling at its disposal. I’ll always have a soft spot for […]

OTT: The Road to Scrappermania Review

Added by Jenna MacDougall

The Lads from the Flats (Workie & Paddy M) vs The Gymnasties (Sammy D & B. Cool) This was a fun match to open the show as the two face tag teams of OTT faced off in a number one contenders match for the OTT Tag Team Championships. Before the actual wrestling could begin, both […]

XWA ‘Please Don’t Die 2’ (12/03/2017) Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

1. London School of Lucha Libre showcase: Bacon Jr, Cassius & Buffalo Soldier vs Kraken, Dr. Hurtz & Tengu Before the show kicked off proper we were treated to a showcase match from the London School of Lucha Libre, trainer Greg Burridge introducing his six colourful students to the crowd. This was a really fun […]

Lucha Mexico (2016) Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

From filmmakers Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz comes ‘Lucha Mexico’, an intimate look into the history and tradition of lucha libre, as well as the stars that have taken up Mexico’s most famous pastime as their chosen profession. The film follows a handful of luminaries of the business, namely Shocker, Blue Demon Jr., Faby Apache, […]

Tidal Championship Wrestling ‘Silent Nightmare III – Wreck the Halls’ (DVD) review.

Added by Timothy Ricketts

Tidal Championship Wrestling ‘Silent Nightmare III – Wreck the Halls’ (DVD) review by Tim Ricketts. Tidal’s traditional Christmas show ‘Silent Nightmare’ this year comes from the O2 Academy in Leeds, and if the card on the back cover of DVD is anything to go by, then this should be a cracker.  The four championship matches […]

Pro-Wrestling: EVE, A Day & A Night At The Resistance Gallery

Added by Senor LARIATO

Down an easy to overlook alleyway in the heart of Bethnal Green in London’s bustling East End, the Resistance Gallery sits nestled beneath the arches of a railway viaduct that rumbles as the trains pass overhead. Gathered outside are nearly a hundred or so wrestling fans queuing patiently for the first of two shows in […]

Fight Club: PRO ‘All The Best’ (10/2/17) Review

Added by Billy Johnson

LIVE from The Fixxion Warehouse Wolverhampton Dark Match Omari vs Adam Cage vs Killian Jacobs I was rather critical of Omari in my last review but then I hadn’t seen much of him but here and with me being there live he came across to this audience as a star. Omari, Cage and Jacobs had […]

GPW ‘Back With A Bang’ (10/2/17) Review

Added by Richard Benson

Returning for their first show of the year, Grand Pro Wrestling held their annual Back With A Bang event, Friday Night in Hindley, Wigan. The show opened strong with a Fast Track Four-Way match featuring Cyanide, Isaiah Quinn, Nicholas Cartier and Sexy Kev, the winner of which would receive a title shot at any time of […]

OTT ‘Martina’s Gaff Party 2: Back in the Dr. Dre’ (5/2/17) Review

Added by Jenna MacDougall

After a year of incredible growth and global recognition, OTT kicked off 2017 with ‘Martina’s Gaff Party 2: Back in the Dr. Dre.’ It has been a whole year since Martina’s last gaff party, which took place in January of 2016, and OTT has developed hugely as a promotion since then. This was without doubt […]

PROGRESS Chapter 43: Tropic Thunderbastard (29/01/2017) Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

After running Birmingham for the first time to kick off 2017, PROGRESS returned to the Electric Ballroom in Camden, London for Chapter 43: Tropic Thunderbastard. With a stacked card featuring a big tag team debut in the form of The Kings of the North, the titular Thunderbastard match pitting eight opponents against each other for […]

PROGRESS Chapter 42, Life The Universe And Wrestling (15/01/17, 02 Academy Birmingham) Review

Added by Richard Benson

When WWE announced their first ‘UK Championship Tournament’ would take place on this, the same weekend as PROGRESS Wrestling’s debut in Birmingham, the company were put in a quandary. Both it’s World Champion Pete Dunne, and Tag Team Champions Trent Seven and Tyler Bate, members of top bad guy group ‘British Strong Style’, were heavily […]

ATTACK Club Pro ‘Wrestle House’ Review

Added by Billy Johnson

Fight Club: Pro and ATTACK announced this special show just before Christmas and I must Say I was excited to be checking out ATTACK For the first time ever. I had heard good things about there mistletoe tour shows and not another PPV show so was looking forward to checking this out what they could […]

Rev-Pro ‘High Stakes’ (21/01/17) Review

Added by Senor LARIATO

Yesterday Revolution Pro made their first stop of the year at the legendary York Hall to present ‘High Stakes 2017’, a show that was packed with great looking matches from top to bottom, but highlighted by two particularly anticipated bouts: the confrontation between Marty Scurll and Zack Sabre Jr. and the RPW Undisputed British Heavyweight […]

Pro Wrestling Chaos ‘Mysterious City of Chaos’ (14/1/17) Review

Added by Timothy Ricketts

Pro Wrestling Chaos ‘Mysterious City of Chaos’ (14/1/17) Review by Tim Ricketts Photo Credit: Turning Face (@jim_turningface) The pandemonium that finished Pro Wrestling Chaos’ final event of 2016, with six men interrupting the title match main event, has left new majority owner Dave Mercy with an obvious matchmaking headache. Firstly, that match highlighted several legitimate […]

PROGRESS Chapter 40 ‘Intercepted Angel’ (Sheffield, 11/12/16) Review

Added by Richard Benson

While Matt Riddle and Will Ospreay set the world talking with likely the year’s best sub 10 minute match, at PROGRESS Wrestling’s Chapter 39 – the big story for fans of the promotion, was the unlikely crowing of a new PROGRESS Champion – in a one night tournament of sorts, with the winners of preliminary […]

ROH Final Battle 2016 Review

Added by Tony Quant

Ring Of Honor returned to the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City for their final PPV of the year yesterday. The show featured no less than four Title belts including the crowing of the first ever ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champions. So without further ado lets get into how the PPV went down; The […]

ROH Survival of the fittest 2016 “Night 2” Review

Added by Gary Ward

From San Antonio, Texas Formally Known As ‘The Cabinet’ – Rhett Titus, Caprice Coleman & Kenny King vs The Tempura Boyz & Misterioso Jr  Sporting a new gimmick, King is referring to themselves as Pulp Fiction and they were just rebelling as The Cabinet, Coleman then takes over and cuts a promo on the local fans, calling […]

Pro Wresting Chaos ‘Let Them Eat Chaos’ (26/11/16) Review

Added by Timothy Ricketts

Picture Credit @Jim_TurningFace (http://turning-face.co.uk) With the contentious issue of Pro Wrestling Chaos’s ownership and inauguration of Tag Champions both settled at October’s ‘All or Nothing’, we head in to the last show of the year with a significant proportion of the roster having a metaphorical hang-over from that event. Not only did Jimmy Havoc abuse […]

Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s Pro Wrestling EVE (26/11/16) Review

Added by Josh Woodcock

Pro Wrestling EVE was back last Saturday at the Resistance Gallery with the first ever UK appearance of Manami Toyota. To many she’s the best wrestler in the world, male or female and she can back that up with 17 of her matches being awarded 5* by the Wrestling Observer between ‘91 and ‘95. To […]

PROGRESS Chapter 39: The Graps Of Wrath (27/11/16) Review

Added by Dave Green

Warning – descriptive spoilers ahead! The year 2016 has been an unusual and newsworthy one for many reasons. The passing of legend after legend. Brexit. Trump. And don’t get me started on the new shape of Toblerones. But in wrestling, it’s been huge. New Japan losing multiple headliners to WWE. NXT being filled up with […]