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I’ve introduced you all to The Ultimate Wrestling Experience in a past article. I promised you that they are a young, vibrant, indy wrestling company on the rise that deserves your attention. Now it’s time to drive those truths home! The UWE presents “Knight of Glory III” at “Sports City, Harrisburg,” in Harrisburg, Pa, this Saturday, March 15, 2014. This is an absolute can’t miss event, and I’ll be front and center covering it. I’m going to start with the main event, then break the rest of the card down.Read More
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Posted On March 11, 2014By Nickolas MageeIn Indy News

Indy Power Rankings For The Week Of March 10, 2014

Indy Power Rankings for the Week of March 10th, 2014 1. Ricochet-Be honest. Regardless of what the online fan poll said, was there really another option at #1? 16-0 carries a lot of weight, especially in a promotion like Dragon Gate. Read that again. Ricochet WENT 16-0 ON THIS TOUR OF DRAGON GATE. This week he was 4-0 where on 3/5 he beat Gamma at DG, 3/6 he defeated Uhaa Nation, 3/8 he beat T-Hawk, and 3/9 he defeated Genki Horiguchi & Jimmy Susumu in a tag team match. ThereRead More
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- There are no tickets remaining for Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling’s War of the Worlds show, which takes place in more than two months from now on May 17 from the Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center in New York City. With the upper balcony sold-out ROH will be expecting around 2,600 in attendance on the night. Kevin Kelly did state on his Kevin Kelly Show podcast last week that Hammerstein and ROH officials would be altering seating layout to accommodate as many fans as possible. With thisRead More
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Posted On March 11, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

James Beard Named NWA Director of Talent Relations

The National Wrestling Alliance has named James Beard to the position of Director of Talent Relations. Beard, a 2013 Texas Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee, is a 30-year veteran in professional wrestling both in the United States and abroad, both in the ring as a referee and behind the scenes as a television writer, creative consultant, booker, talent agent and promoter. “I am excited about the opportunity,” Beard said, “and look forward to working with the great NWA talent and promoters. I hope to bring about a more inclusiveRead More
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Backstage Interview: The Revolution verbally picked apart their opponents, The Sutton Family, just minutes before the match was set to take place. Ring-side Interview: The Sutton Family did like their villainous foes and ripped into their opponents. Both of these promos nicely built to… The Revolution vs. The Sutton Family – Six-Man Tag Team Match This was a good opener that allowed everyone to get some good moves in, as well as a chance to engage with the crowd. These two teams seem to be a good pairing, as theirRead More
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CZW ‘Best of the Best’ News for April 12: – For the BOTB tournament: Tim Thatcher, Lucky 13, Chuck Taylor, Buxx Bellmar, Caleb Konley, & Andrew Everett have been announced – In a rematch for the CZW Wired TV Title, fans will see a ladder match between champion Shane Strickland vs. Devon Moore Get the latest tidbits on WrestleCon: Terry Funk, Kurt Angle, Edge, Scott Hall, Rowdy Roddy Piper, Bret Hart,Bobby Heenan, Mickie James, “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka, Jim Neidhart,Bully Ray, Matt Striker, Scott Norton,Scotty 2 Hotty, Brian Christopher, Velvet Sky,Read More
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Posted On March 10, 2014By Brett DeutchmanIn Indy News

CZW High Stakes Results – March 8, 2014

Saturday March 8, CZW presented their iPPV event High Stakes at The Flyers Skate Zone in Vorhees, NJ. Attendance was between 375-400. Announcer Emil Jay kicked off the event, announcing the return of Larry Legend. Legend came out to an ovation from the crowd and took over the announcing duties for the rest of the night. Caleb Konley defeated Alexander James by submission. Chainsaw Joe Gacy defeated Tommy Dreamer with a top rope body splash after interference from DJ Hyde. In his debut match, Timothy Thatcher defeated the returning DaltonRead More
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** Below is a listing of independent wrestling events for the next two weeks. This listing is sent weekly. Wed, Mar 12 – Rockstar Pro Wrestling – 1106 E. Third ST, Dayton, OH – 7 pm – Facebook.com/RockstarProWrestling Wed, Mar 12 – Ohio Valley Wrestling – 4400 Shepherdsville RD, Louisville, KY – 7 pm – ovwrestling.com Thu, Mar 13 – Xtreme World Wrestling – Club Hush, 3500 E Independence, Charlotte, NC – 7:30 pm – facebook.com/xtremeworldwrestling Fri, Mar 14-Sat, Mar 15 – CWF Mid-Atlantic – 1001 Springwood Ave, #15, Gibsonville,Read More
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- Ring of Honor has began revealing the names ahead of their Global Wars and War of the Worlds shows in May, with the first name being IWGP Heavyweight Champion, “Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada. Okada has previously wrestled for TNA, most remembered for portraying Samoa Joe’s short lived sidekick in an obvious parody of the then recently released, Green Hornet. Okada would return to NJPW as “The Rainmaker” and is now viewed as one of the top stars in Japanese wrestling, a fan favorite despite being a heel his current runRead More
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2CW Weekend Information: – AJ Styles Seminar: FOR WRESTLERS (March 14, 2014) Also, a 2CW first, we will be holding an in ring seminar with AJ Styles. Have this once in a life time opportunity to be in the same ring and train along side AJ Styles. This seminar will be 2-3 Hours long and will take place prior to the show. The seminar is open to wrestlers of all skill levels. The seminar will cost $60.00 USD (plus paypal fees) and will also include a General Admission Ticket toRead More
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This Friday night, March 14th, Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW) will return to the historic Turners Hall (7325 Guthrie Ave, 44102) in Cleveland, OH to present the 9th Annual Gauntlet for the Gold! Bell time will be at 7:30pm with doors opening at 6:30pm. In the Main Event, 30 of the best AIW has to offer will enter the Gauntlet for the Gold! The match will begin with two competitors. New wrestlers will join the fray in equally timed intervals. The last one standing will be crowned the winner and beRead More
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Posted On March 8, 2014By Nathan FavelIn Indy News

Ring of Honor TV Report – March 8, 2014

Tonight on Ring of Honor, we bear witness to Chris Hero’s first Ring of Honor World Championship Match in many years, against the current champion, Adam Cole! Silas Young vs. Matt Taven This was a bout that featured a lot of fluid action that helped create a good opening match. Young was the one who really shined here, with all sorts of aerial maneuvers that would make Rey Mysterio himself envious. Taven, on the other hand, is constantly improving, with smart choices constantly being made in the ring. Both menRead More
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Posted On March 8, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Chase Owens Wins Third NWA World Jr. Heavyweight Title

Church Hill, TN – On his 24th birthday, Chase Owens defeated Ricky Morton at an NWA Smoky Mountain event at Volunteer High School in Church Hill, Tennessee on Friday to win his third NWA World Jr. Heavyweight Championship. The legendary Morton ended Owens’ second championship reign on January 4 in Kingsport, TN. The match came about as a result of Owens turning on his former mentor in early 2013. Owens first won the World Jr. Heavyweight title by defeating Zac Vincent and Matt Conard in the finals of a one-nightRead More
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From CWE: The ever popular weekly CWE TV program produced by Canadian Wrestling’s Elite is expanding into more homes across Manitoba! We are very happy to announce that Canadian Wrestling’s Elite has come to an agreement with Westman Communications Group that will see our hit television and web series be a weekly featured program on WCGTV. Starting next Sunday, March 16th at 8pm and every Sunday following at the same time CWE TV will hit the airwaves for the first time on WCGTV providing residents of the Wesman area andRead More
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Backstage Segment: This broadcast started off with urine. Oh yes, that’s how it started. Greg Anthony was commissioned to fight Sigmon in a Texas Death Match as well, but jars of urine were on Matt Riviera’s desk. How is that not the biggest news of the night? I thought the urine would serve as a better opener this week than my usual greeting. I think I may have been wrong. In-Ring Promo: Before their match, The Good Ole Boys and Jon Omari & Big Mike traded barbs back and forth,Read More
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The following is a special shout-out from former WWE Superstar Matt Hardy: “Here’s my shout out to the amazing event going down on March 9th, 2014 in Picayune, Mississippi, RESURRECTION LIFE! If you’re in the area, DO NOT MISS IT!” Sunday PowerSlam Productions teams with World Outreach Wrestling to bring professional wrestling back to Picayune, MS featuring former WWE Superstars Ted DiBiase Jr. and Heidenreich. Also there has been a change in the card as Calvin Rose has demanded and will receive a Spring Bash rematch with new Powerslam ChampionRead More
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- Mick Foley will be signing autographs for Hardcore Roadtrip on August 2nd, 2014 in London, ON Canada. You can buy tickets before they are released to the general public by visiting the Hardcoreroadtrip.ca website. – Extreme Rising’s newly rescheduled ‘Springtime Beatdown’ show at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will take place on Friday, April 25th. Tickets will go on sale Monday, March 10th at the ExtremeRising.com website.Read More
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- The Briscoes spoke ahead of the Raising The Bar Weekend double-shot where they will face Kevin Steen and The Young Bucks on the first night, teaming with Michael Elgin. On the second, for the first time ever they will square off with Outlaw Inc. The team of Homicide and Eddie Kingston. – Eddie Kingston responded to Jay and Mark, as well as ROH World Tag Team Champions, reDRagon, with the following promo.Read More
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- This weekend Ring of Honor will be running back-to-back shows in Milwaukee and Chicago, on Friday and Saturday night, under the banner Raising The Bar. Here are the cards for both nights shows. ROH Raising The Bar Night 1 Turner Hall, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ROH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Adam Cole (c) vs Matt Taven SIX MAN TAG TEAM MATCH Kevin Steen & The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) vs The Briscoes & “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin “Knockout Artist” Chris Hero vs “Mr. ROH” Roderick Strong Jay Lethal vs Silas Young TheRead More