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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
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“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 PWMania.com. 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Posted On January 31, 2014By PWMania.com 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
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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
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Posted On January 31, 2014By PWMania.com 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 yottsumepuroresu.blogspot.jp: “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
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- 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
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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: tinyurl.com/streamNPWD 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
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- 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
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- 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
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Tonight’s broadcast starts off with a quick sequence of each member of the Ryan Taylor faction exiting a limousine, while wearing the same plaid shirts. Perhaps it’s a fashion statement of some kind… or they could just be trying to keep stylishly warm. Ethan HD vs. Willie Mack We started off our card with an excellent little bout that continued to showcase the star power of Willie, as well as highlight the hidden gem that is Ethan HD. Both men were incredibly fluid from bell-to-bell, with solid psychology planted inRead More
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- AJ recently conducted an interview with TheWrestlingMania.com hyping his Ring of Honor return. During it the host questioned why he had pushed back an upcoming speaking tour to July, to which Styles responded by saying he was threatened by a lawsuit by TNA. On pushing back his speaking tour due to lawsuit threats from TNA: “We had something in the works, but then I got threatened by a TNA lawyer about some stuff that was going on – it was meaningless. We were going to do that in March,Read More
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Posted On January 29, 2014By Nickolas MageeIn Indy News, Results

Beyond Wrestling Taping Results – 1/26/2014

1/26 Beyond Wrestling Taping Results: DEVYN NICOLE defeated TREVER ION via sunset flip AR FOX defeated AXEL ROSS via 450 Splash JACOBY BOYKINS defeated JAMES DRAKE via Twisting Front Slam SERIOUSLY SEXY (Chris Steel & Joe Hieken) defeated #KOA (Aaron Epic & Sugar Dunkerton) via Assisted Electric Chair Slam BRANDON PARKER defeated ANTHONY HENRY vis rollup counter out of a crossface DANY ONLY defeated EDDIE GRAVES via Lariat WWA4 Championship Match: RICK RYAN defeated RAPHAEL KING CHIP DAY defeated FRED YEHI via Buzzsaw Kick CHANCE CHAMPION defeated KEN LEE TRIPLERead More
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Posted On January 29, 2014By Nickolas MageeIn Indy News

Indy Power Rankings Week of January 27th, 2014

Indy Power Rankings @indypowerrankin Indy Power Rankings for the Week of January 27th, 2014 1. Shane Hollister-The AAW Heavyweight Champion lands at #1 for the 2nd straight week after retaining his title vs. Jimmy Jacobs in yet another war for “The Shug.” After never quite reaching the #1 spot in 2013, Hollister has now hit this mark in consecutive weeks, a feat that hasn’t happened very frequently in the history of the Indy Power Rankings. 2. Matt Cage-Anyone who tries to argue that Matt Cage isn’t “Money” at this pointRead More
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- Ring of Honor has unveiled the poster for their 12th Anniversary Show which takes place on February 21 from the National Guard Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It features AJ Styles, Chris Hero, ROH World Champion Adam Cole, Matt Hardy, Jay Lethal, “Real World Champion” Jay Briscoe, Kevin Steen and Michael Elgin. – ROH Shop is running their annual clearance sale with over 30 DVD’s available at discount prices. Some of these titles include Champion’s Challenge 2010, which saw ROH World Champion Tyler Black (now Seth Rollins) versus ROH World TVRead More
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- Ring of Honor noted in one of its recent newswires that several stars would issue challenges to AJ Styles over the coming weeks with his return to the company. Michael Elgin has already done so, even forfeiting a future ROH World Championship match to face “The Phenomenal One”, but now Jay Lethal has done the same. – An interesting tidbit of information, with next month being the 12 year anniversary of Ring of Honor’s inception, they will be less than six months away from surpassing the lifespan of TedRead More