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Posted On February 5, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns, Indy News

The Two Sheds Review: Nigel McGuinness: In It To Win It

One of the things I enjoy about reviewing Ring of Honor DVDs is their compilations, and although I do enjoy taking a look at their more shows there’s nothing better than seeing classic matches featuring some of the company’s legends. Which is why I’m looking forward to settling down in front of the old goggle box as we take a look at another ROH tribute to a former World Champion in the form of the two disc Nigel McGuinness: In It To Win It. And as is the custom withRead More
roh has a really good piece up looking at ROH & the impact it’s had on the WWE. Here is an excerpt from their piece: In fall 2005, 600 fans packed into a small rec center in Suffolk County just three miles north of the Long Island Expressway to watch a wrestling show presented by a company called Ring of Honor. In one of the night’s main events, a fearless 5-foot-8 grappler defeated a hard-nosed southerner for the ROH World Championship after more than 30 minutes of grueling action. ThoseRead More
Extreme Rising Pro Wrestling returns to Pittsburgh, PA to present “BLACK, GOLD, AND EXTREME” live on iPPV Saturday, February 8th 2014 – 7pm Bell time. Doors open 6pm at the IRISH CENTRE 6886 Forward Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15217 (in Squirrel Hill). -“The Franchise” SHANE DOUGLAS has informed us that he has scheduled to make an appearance, as he is troubled by Extreme Rising running Pittsburgh with him not booked, nor advertised. Pittsburgh is Douglas country. -“World Title Match” STEVIE RICHARDS (c) vs. “The Homicidal, Suicidal, Genocidal” SABU -“Falls Count Anywhere”Read More
Reality of Wrestling’s TV debut on The KUBE 57 in the Houston area on Feb. 2 got viewers up to speed with the history of the promotion, who’s who, and what to look forward to. ROW’s first event episode (set for Feb. 9) features several full matches, including a steel cage main event for the ROW Heavyweight Championship between champion Gustavo Mendoza and challenger The Pride. The debut episode on Feb 2 garnered a .23 Nielsen overnight rating in the Houston DMA, beating House on the USA Network, MSNBC InvestigatesRead More
Chikara’s Assail Ant recently spoke with Pro Wrestling Smark Talk’s Smark Chat in an exclusive interview and discussed his career, NWA DAWG and the return of Chikara.Read More

Posted On February 4, 2014By Nickolas MageeIn Indy News

Indy Power Rankings For The Week Of February 3, 2014

Indy Power Rankings for the Week of February 3rd, 2014 1. Matt Cage-It was another split vote this week for Indy Power Rankings voters, but in the end, “Money” Matt Cage barely grabs the #1 spot. It was his overall body of work in 2014 that helped earn him the top spot this week. He did, however, grab yet another victory this week as he defeated Mallaki Matthews at DREAMWAVE Season Premiere on 2/1. The SCW Heavyweight and AAW Heritage Champion has made 2014 absolutely “Money” on his way toRead More
On Friday night, February 7th, everyone will be thankful it’s Friday because Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW) will return to the legendary Turners Hall (7325 Guthrie Ave, 44102) in Cleveland, OH to present TGIF! Bell time will be at 7:30pm with doors opening at 6:30pm. Coming off the heels of the wildly successful Dead Presidents event in December, TGIF promises to deliver all the action and excitement you’ve come to expect from AIW. In the Main Event, the brand new AIW Absolute Champion Michael Elgin will begin his reign by attemptingRead More
“The Southern Stomper” Luke Hawx recently took some time to sit down for an interview with PWMania. Hawx, who hails from New Orleans has been wrestling for almost 15 years and currently competes for the up-and-coming promotion Extreme Rising. Below is the exclusive interview: Thank you for taking the time to talk to My first question is how did you decide to become a professional wrestler? I always knew I wanted to be a pro wrestler. I never said I wanted to be a rockstar or a fireman. NoRead More

Posted On February 2, 2014By Adam LeavelleIn Indy News

OVW Nightmare Rumble Review (TV 754) – February 1, 2014

It’s the OVW Nightmare Rumble! Very much (exactly) like WWE’s Royal Rumble, OVW’s Nightmare Rumble, is an over the top battle royal, where a wrestlers enters every few minutes. There are twenty competitors, and the winner gets a shot at the OVW Heavyweight Championship. Also like the Royal Rumble, it’s a lot of fun, and often gives us a few surprise entrants. TPT, and Flash Flannigan, will start us off. These guys used to be enemies, but then teamed up. They now have a very big feud going on againstRead More

Posted On February 2, 2014By Sloane TerechIn Indy News

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla DDT4 Results – January 31, 2014

The scene is the American Legion Hall #307 in Reseda, CA. To many this may be just another lodge, but to the wrestling fans of Southern California this is the home of Pro Wrestling Guerrilla. Friday night’s show was the opening of the 2014 year for PWG, and they came out swinging. The annual Dynamite Duumvirate Tag Team Title Tournament – DDT4 – to determine the number one contender for the Young Bucks championship gold was a night of hard hits, high spots, and a flurry of fan interaction. ThisRead More

Posted On February 1, 2014By Nathan FavelIn Indy News

Ring of Honor TV Report – February 1, 2014

Ring of Honor TV Report – February 1, 2014 Announcers: Kevin Kelly – Play-By-Play Steve Corino – Color Commentator Prince Nana – Top Prospect Analyst Nigel McGuinness – Main Event Analyst Welcome back to another edition of Ring of Honor, with all the white-knuckle action a body could die for. This week, AJ STYLES makes his grand return to clash with an old rival in RODERICK STRONG. Remember, this match will feature the unfortunate incident of Strong’s in-ring injury, caused by a split-second mistake on Strong’s part, when taking AJ’sRead More
Traditional Championship Wrestling TV Report – Saturday, February 1st, 2014 Antonio Garza vs. Roosevelt w/ Boyd Bradford We start off our evening off with a match that never got started, with Cerebus assaulting Garza at the bell’s toll. Winner: Antonio Garza – By Disqualification Boyd Bradford, and his posse, celebrated the “victory”. Sigmon faced off with Matt Riviera in the hallway, where he informed Matt that they were going to wrestle in the next bout, thanks to a mystery power-broker. Sigmon vs. Matt Riviera Unlike our opener, this bout gotRead More

Posted On January 31, 2014By StaffIn Indy News

“The Young Knockout Kid” Chris Hero Makes CWE Debut

It is with great pleasure Canadian Wrestling’s Elite announces that the next man slated to headline a CWE tour across Manitoba is Worldwide wrestling sensation, “The Young Knockout Kid” Chris Hero! When Canadian Wrestling’s Elite emerged onto the scene five years ago it built its foundation with headliners known around the World for their in ring wrestling ability with the likes of Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli, Tyler Black, Austin Aries, among countless others who put on wrestling classics that still stand the test of time and considered the best inRead More
Former WWE Superstar John Morrison talks about his character in Minutes to Midnight produced by Rainstorm Entertainment. He reminisces about his childhood, the dangers of snow and the great perks that are available in Rainstorm Entertainment’s Indiegogo Campaign. Check out the indiegogo campaign John talks about at this link.Read More

Posted On January 31, 2014By StaffIn Indy News, News

Kenta Talks About Why He Was At The WWE Performance Center

- Pro Wrestling Noah star KENTA has blogged about why he was at the WWE Performance Center this week. Here is a translation from Japanese to English from “I am sorry for having you all confused over the various information about my visit in the US. As a matter of fact, I am in the States and enjoying the WWE training. But as for now, it’s not about getting a tryout or a contract. It is indeed true that I have always been yearning for a spot in WWE,Read More
- Court Bauer, who now works for Ring of Honor in its front office handling branding, packaging talent, marketing and media for the company, and is a former writer for WWE took to Twitter last night to congratulate friend MVP on signing with TNA following his Impact Wrestling debut. Bauer later tweeted he was watching TNA and criticized its production from a scene where Bully Ray is walking through the back wheeling a coffin, and the following vignette for Sam Shaw: Wow that walking shot of Bully Ray on @ImpactWrestlingRead More

Posted On January 31, 2014By Nickolas MageeIn Indy News

Updated Card For National Pro Wrestling Day On 2/1/2014

National Pro Wrestling Day will be streaming on YouTube Live from The Palmer Center in Easton, PA, starting at 1:00 pm Eastern and you can watch the show for FREE at this link: All you need is access to YouTube, so no matter where you are, you can join in the festivities! If you are in the area, the event is also free to attend! You won’t want to miss a moment of the action, including these 7 matches: 1) Colt Cabana vs. Drew Gulak (Best 2 out ofRead More
- In a tweet posted during the Royal Rumble and in their latest newswire, ROH are using the hashtag #HonorCon but have not given any clarity on its meaning. Many believe it is in-relation to their Border Wars event which takes place in May, from The Ted Reeve Arena, Toronto, Canada, where if they can come to a deal with New Japan Pro Wrestling on a number of talents, is where the talents in-question will appear. – The latest update on Roderick Strong is that he still isn’t able toRead More
- Ring of Honor has announced that on 2/21, at their 12th Anniversary Show, AJ Styles will face longtime friend Jay Lethal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and at the following days TV taping, “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin. This all but confirms Michael Elgin will accept the challenge of Matt Hardy, setting up their match for the 12th Anniversary Show. – Of the 1,300 people who attended Ring of Honor’s Wrestling’s Finest last Saturday, just over 1,000 paid into the venue, a big rise from when ROH were last in Pittsburgh and drewRead More