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Posted On March 14, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Sting Confirmed For UK Wrestling Event This Weekend

While Sting’s US wrestling career remains up in the air, the former TNA star will be headed to the UK for a big show promoted by Revolution Pro this Saturday. Sting will be appearing at the show that will also feature Colt Cabana, the Young Bucks, Sonjay Dutt, Jay Lethal, Ricochet, and TNA Bootcamp contestant “Party” Marty Scurll. Rev Pro will feature another show the following night, however Sting will not be used at the event.Read More
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Welcome back to the Indy Wrestling Spotlight. With this edition, we will take a look two young guns battling one another in a grueling Hardcore Match, while our second bout features a triple threat match starring two of the indy circuits biggest names and a rising star with fantastic potential. In our main event, we witness the unbelievable cruiserweight action of what is arguably Mexico’s biggest promotion. It’s time to turn on the spotlight! Austin Steele vs. Neal Dream – Do or Die Pro Wrestling Based out of Metropolis, Illinois,Read More
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- Ring of Honor star RD Evans continues travelling the world and defending “#TheNewStreak”, this week visiting Macao, China, where he says he will face Ahmed Johnson in-order to continue his winning ways. Below is the latest edition of RD’s travels, where he tries to get people chanting for #TheNewStreak.Read More
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- Ring of Honor continue confirming names ahead of the crossover shows in May with New Japan Pro Wrestling, and the latest announcement is for World Class Tag Team, Gedo and Jado, who behind-the-scenes work for NJPW as the head bookers. The following is the release published by ROH at ROHWrestling.com: “The World Class Tag Team” Gedo and Jado return to North America. The former four-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions have worked in just about every major promotion in Japan. The two also had a few matches onRead More
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Former WWE, ECW, TNA Wrestling and Ring of Honor talent “The War Machine” Rhyno was recently interviewed by Alfonso Marimon and Jon Curry of Wrestling 365 Radio. He discussed his career, the differences between the locker rooms he has been in, returning from a cervical neck fusion surgery, his friendship with Edge & Christian and much more. Highlights of the interview are below: On how the name “Rhyno” came about: “It was back in, I want to say 1996, I was on a show in Detroit and the power wasRead More
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- Ring of Honor continue to confirm names for their crossover shows in May with New Japan Pro Wrestling, with IWGP Heavyweight Champion “The Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada and IWGP Intercontinental Champion, Hiroshi Tanahashi already confirmed, we can now also confirm “The King of Strong Style” Shinsuke Nakamura. The following is the release by Ring of Honor on ROHWrestling.com: The “King of Strong Style” is coming to ROH. The “strong style” of Japanese wrestling is a style that includes hard martial arts strikes and submission style holds. The mixed martial artistRead More
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- Ring of Honor have revealed ahead of time, that Adam Cole and Jay Briscoe will meet on Friday, April 4 in New Orleans, Louisiana during WrestleMania Weekend, at Supercard of Honor VIII, to determine once and for all who is the real ROH World Champion in a Ladder War. Adam Cole and Jay Briscoe’s feud started almost a year ago at Border Wars, when following a defeat at the hands of Briscoe for the ROH World Championship, Adam Cole threatened to Superkick him from behind. When Briscoe turned aroundRead More
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Championship Wrestling from Hollywood TV Report – March 12, 2014 Backstage Interview: Dave Marquez talked with a cocky Ricky Mandel, who was with his valet, Shelly Martinez. Mandel ran down his opponent, Big Duke, who was challenging for Mandel’s Heritage Heavyweight Title. Mandel displayed a lot charisma and arrogance here, but I’m not sure his character is strong enough to be the Heavyweight Champion for the promotion. Angel Lopez vs. Willie Mack This short but sweet bout existed to showcase the array of moves that Mack is capable of, asRead More
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Posted On March 12, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Video: CWE TV Episode 71 – March 7th, 2014

Canadian Wrestling’s Elite returned to Canadian air waves this past Friday night with an action packed episode of CWE TV and now it is available online around the World! On this week’s episode of CWE TV: CAM!!KAZE vs. “The Rabid Dog” Rob Stardom w/”The Mastermind” Kevin Cannon TV Title Match TV Champion “A-List” Anderson Tyson Moore vs. “Super Friend” JJ Sanchez w/Kory Kinkade “The Mahikan Son” Jess Youngblood vs. NWA Mountain Empire Champion SIGMON And former NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion “The Gift” Jason Kincaid debuts against the “First AllRead More
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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