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Samoa Joe took to Twitter to reveal that he was told he would not be welcomed back into ROH under alternate circumstances. Ring of Honor responded by telling Joe he would always he welcome in ROH, in the following Tweets: @SamoaJoe you're welcome in #ROH anytime. If anyone says otherwise they don't know what they are talking about. #ROHHallofFamer — ROH Wrestling (@ringofhonor) December 22, 2013 Just to clarify @SamoaJoe is ALWAYS welcome in ROH. — ROH Wrestling (@ringofhonor) December 22, 2013Read More
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- The producer of upcoming horror film “Minutes to Midnight,” featuring former WWE Superstar John Morrison, is raising part of the financing for the film through IndieGoGo. One of the perks is to receive a private 1-hour wrestling session with John Morrison. Other perks include autographs and photos and a personal video shoutout from John Morrison. This film is a blend of action and horror and is going to give a rebirth to the slasher genre. The synopsis for the film reads: “On the cusp of New Year‘s Eve, sevenRead More
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Posted On December 22, 2013By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

PWG All Star Weekend X Night Two Results – December, 21 2013

ResultsPWG All Star Weekend X Night Two Results American Legion Hall in Reseda, CA RockNES Monsters defeated PPRay and Willie Mack & B-boy after Johnny Yuma pinned Peter Avalon. Super fun opener. All six men are California locals and the crowd loved them. RockNES and PPRay are outstanding teams and can be seen weekly on Championship Wrestling from Hollywood TV. *Tommaso Ciampo pinned Anthony Nese after a power bomb onto Ciampo’s knees. Good back and fourth battle between both guys. *Best Friends (Trent? & Chuck Taylor) defeated Unbreakable F’n MachinesRead More
matt-hardy

Posted On December 22, 2013By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, Videos

Video: Matt Hardy’s Extreme Christmas Present For Philly

From Matt Hardy: On December 28th, at Extreme Rising in Philadelphia, I plan on giving professional wrestling fans a great Christmas gift. The removal of the plague known as Luke Hawx from the professional wrestling industry. I’m ready for a night of EXTREME in the world-famous ECW Arena, I certainly hope Luke Hawx is as well. Regardless of it those “hardcore” Philly fans boo me or cheer me, nobody can stop me.Read More
british-wrestling
British wrestling is on the agenda once again as we step into the realm of one of the most popular independent promotions on the planet, which isn’t bad considering they’ve only held a handful of shows. It’s March 2013, and Chapter Six in the ongoing saga of Progress Wrestling, entitled We (Heart) Violence. We begin with disc one, and the match between Noam Dar and Dave Mastiff, with the winner getting a shot at the Progress title. This proved to be a nice little opener. When the action got underwayRead More
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Amy Weber’s management sent PWMania.com the following: Every so often the world is privy to a select collective of individuals; who through their looks, talent, and personalities, become some of the most captivating people in the world. These amazing individuals manage to intrigue, and captivate the masses in only a manner that they are innately equipped to do. Former WWE Diva AMY WEBER is going to “SmackDown” the jaws of pop fans with her new “Raw” single Dance of Life featuring SEAN KINGSTON. This talented diva from Los Angeles, CaliforniaRead More
cwfh
Championship Wrestling from Hollywood (3:00 am edition) 12/18/13 Welcome, once again, to Championship Wrestling from Hollywood! Our main event for this card is a double-purposed bout, as it for a title shot and a career. Matt Striker opened the broadcast with The Revolution, which was a decent promo that was centered on their foreign-born superiority. After a minute or so, Eric Watts, of Tough Enough fame, The Hobo and Nick Madrid all came out to challenge the trio of vile outsiders to a six-man tag match. Eric Watts, The HoboRead More
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Posted On December 16, 2013By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

AJ Styles Confirmed For Several Independent Events

AJ Styles is scheduled to make the following events since “leaving” TNA: * December 28 Anarchy Wrestling Cornelia, GA (www.anarchy-wrestling.net) * January 19 Premier Wrestling Xperience at Ziggy’s in Winston, Salem, NC (pwxpro.com/new) * January 26 Smash Wrestling in Toronto, ON (smash-wrestling.com) * February 1 Dreamwave Wrestling Chicago, IL (dreamwavewrestling.com) * February 7 Deep Southern Championship Wrestling Blue Ridge, GA (dscw.org) Styles can be booked for independent dates via Bill Behrens at ShowBis@aol.com. Here is the official press release regarding AJ’s Dreamwave Wrestling Chicago appearance: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DREAMWAVE Wrestling:Read More
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Independent promotion Canadian Wrestling’s Elite issued a statement Monday announcing that “The Zombie Hunter” Mentallo participated in WWE’s three-day tryout last week at the Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. He has faced off against some of WWE’s elite talent including Daniel Bryan, Antonio Cesaro and Seth Rollins (when they were competing on the independent scene). CWE’s statement reads, “Canadian Wrestling’s Elite would like to send out a public congratulations to CWE Star “The Zombie Hunter” MENTALLO who just this past week was invited to and then participated in a privateRead More
indy-news
CWE “This Means War Tour” Results ft. RHYNO. Canadian Wrestling’s Elite returned to action this past weekend with four events across the province of Manitoba all apart of the “This Means War Tour”. Here are the results from each event! December 12th- Neepawa, MB 1) CAM!!KAZE pinned “Big Sexy Beast” AJ Sanchez. 2) “The Blue Eyed Idol” Tyler Colton defeated “First All Star” Brian Rich. 3) In a No Countouts match ThunderBlood, Jess Youngblood & Red Thunder were declared the winners by disqualification over Blake Broadway & Mr. Inkredible, M.A.N.Read More
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Posted On December 15, 2013By Nathan FavelIn Indy News

Ring of Honor TV Report – December 15, 2013

Ring of Honor TV Report – December 15, 2013 Welcome back to another edition of Ring of Honor, that will see a main event of reDRagon vs. C&C Wrestle Factory competing for the ROH World Tag Team Championships. With this night of great action ahead of us, it seems selfish for me to keep you waiting any longer. Silas Young vs. Tadarius Thomas This was an excellent showing by both men here that featured a colorful mix of styles that was built on a foundation of hard technical work. ThisRead More
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Posted On December 14, 2013By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Traditional Championship Wrestling Report – December 14, 2013

Traditional Championship Wrestling Report – December 14, 2013 Greg Anthony vs. Shane Williams We start with Greg Anthony vs. Shane Williams in progress. The action for this bout is a much slower kind than we’ve gotten over the past few weeks, but this was because of its roots in brawling. Nevertheless, these two put on a very good performance here, one that should not be overlooked. Winner: Shane Williams – Pin-fall Sigmon attacked Jason Jones in a quick angle to add some heat to his upcoming bout with Vordell Walker.Read More
homicide
The Berman Show interviewed Homicide to promote the ROH Final Battle event. During the interview he discussed the event itself, the state of independent wrestling, and plans to retire from pro wrestling next year. You can listen to the interview below:Read More
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Posted On December 13, 2013By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

NJPW Star Prince Devitt Joins Team Suplex (Press Release)

PRINCE DEVITT JOINS TEAM SUPLEX The latest professional wrestler and athlete to join the Suplex Wrestling (SPLX) Team is New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) mainstay, Prince Devitt. We are incredibly happy to have Devitt who is a professional of nearly 14 years join Team Suplex. He is the current IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion in New Japan Pro-Wrestling. NJPW is highly regarded as the premier wrestling company in Japan and the world. Devitt gained worldwide recognition when he joined NJPW in 2006 after being invited to the NJPW dojo in California. SinceRead More
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Posted On December 13, 2013By Julian RadbourneIn Columns, Indy News

The Two Sheds DVD Review: PBW Breaking Limits 8

It’s time to step into the realm of British professional wrestling as we head north of the border for another look at Scotland’s Premier British Wrestling. This time around we’re heading back to last May and the Greenock Town Hall for Breaking Limits 8. The show began with tag team action, with Charles Boddington’s boys T.J. Rage and Jack Jester taking on Sean Maxer and Andy Wild. I quite enjoyed this one. It was a nice little opener which began with a popularity contest as both teams tried to garnerRead More
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Posted On December 11, 2013By Nathan FavelIn Indy News

Ring of Honor Report – December 8, 2013

Welcome back to the Ring of Honor report on PWMania! This week, we have a Four-Corner Survival Match for our main event, so don’t go anywhere. The American Wolves vs. Outlaw Inc. We continued the final run of Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards in ROH with this great tag team bout that featured Eddie Kingston and ROH legend Homicide. A very well-balanced bout helped start this card of right, which is a trait that ROH has always had to its advantage. Winner: Outlaw Inc. – Pin-fall We had lots ofRead More
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Championship Wrestling from Hollywood (3:00 am edition) 12/11/13 Welcome back to another edition CWFH! This week, we have the Mikey O’Shea/Othello bout for our main event! Ricky Mandel & Shelly Martinez vs. Todd Chandler – Handicap Match This was a fun, fresh bout, due to the involvement of Shelly. It’s good to see a woman get her chance to wrestle with a man, if only for a brief moment. While only lasting for a brief moment, this was a fine way to start this broadcast. Winner: Ricky Mandel & ShellyRead More
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Posted On December 11, 2013By Julian RadbourneIn Columns, Indy News

The Two Sheds DVD Review: ROH Honor vs Evil

Ring of Honor is on the agenda again as we go back in time to last February as S.C.U.M. take on three of ROH’s finest on the DVD release of Honor vs. Evil. Singles action was the order of the day for the majority of the card, beginning with Q.T. Marshall taking on Jay Briscoe. This was the first of the veterans versus up and comers matches. It was the usual short and sweet opener began with Marshall endearing himself to the locals, but when Briscoe arrived on the sceneRead More
walmart
Numerous media outlets are running a story on Joe Cantrell, an Arizona-based retired professional wrestler, being banned for life from Walmart. Cantrell, who wrestled for eight years and retired due to injury, often sifts through circulars to find the biggest discounts before heading to the big-box store. According to Walmart.com, they match the lowest advertised price on identical products, but when Cantrell tried doing so last week at a Walmart in San Tan Valley, Arizona, he was placed in handcuffs. After a store employee told him it wasn’t allowed, heRead More