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Scientific Wrestling presents a three day, one-of-a-kind catch wrestling weekend camp, featuring grappling legend Wade Schalles. Learn the systematic approach to authentic Catch-As-Catch-Can techniques, pinning combinations, and submission chains! A once in a lifetime opportunity for aspiring and current wrestlers and MMA fighters. Founder Jake Shannon has worked alongside true icons in the sports – such as the late, great Billy Robinson and Karl Gotch – to perfect the Scientific Wrestling method. This camp will fill up quickly as only 15 spots are available “Top of the Food Chain” Catch-as-Catch-CanRead More
Over the past several years, Outsource Announcing has worked to enhance the quality and presentation for various independent wrestling organizations offering services such as voice-over commentary from veteran play-by-play voice Joe Dombrowski, and graphic design in the way of event posters/DVD covers, etc from some of the most underrated, experienced and skilled designers in the wrestling realm. Recently, we were proud to expand our services even further, after reaching a partnership with even more highly-skilled and motivated talents in the world of sports-entertainment production. We are proud to announce theRead More

Posted On May 19, 2014By Nathan FavelIn Indy News, Results

Ring of Honor TV Report – May 17, 2014

Cedric Alexander and Andrew Everett vs. reDRagon This was an excellent way to start of the card, as these four had solid effort that kept up a good pace. The biggest thing to write about here is the way the match was layered, with the biggest moves and moments saved for the matches conclusion. It was very refreshing to see a match that took the time to make its spots mean something and I hope they keep the work they did here in mind when they work future bouts. Winner:Read More

Posted On May 19, 2014By StaffIn Indy News

Empire State Wrestling Results – May 17th, 2014

Empire State Wrestling May 17th, 2014 Lockport, NY – Kenan Center Attendance: 712 1. Cage match: Ron Falco & Brett Mednik beat Rochester Wrecking Crew. 2. Will Calrissian beat Colt Cabana. 3. Gregory Iron won the open invitational battle royal. 4. Pepper Parks beat Tony Nese. 5. ESW tag team title: The Flatliners beat Kevin Bennett & Sonjay Dutt to retain. Dutt turned on Bennett after the match. 6. ESW heavyweight title: Chris Cooper beat Trent Barreta and Brandon Thurston in a triple threat match to retain. 7. Chris HeroRead More
!BANG! TV Report – Ocala Star Banner Entertainment Editor, Dave Schlenker – Troubleshooting Referee for Women’s Title Match Ocala Star Banner Entertainment Editor Dave Schlenker with Dory Funk Jr. Professional Wrestling Live, A Super Spectacular (A Charity Show for HELP PORTRAIT OCALA) Support Your Troops 104, “Ultimate Impact” comes to the !BANG! TV Sound Stage in Ocala, Florida Saturday May 24th Showtime is 7:00pm with doors opening at 6:15pm. Meet and Greet WWE Hall of Famers, Gerald Brisco and Dory Funk Jr. Watch the !BANG! TV MOVIE PRIMIERE of “THERead More

Posted On May 19, 2014By StaffIn Indy News

Video: CWE TV Episode 76

Canadian Wrestling’s Elite returned to the television air waves this past Friday night with a huge edition of CWE TV! Tune into this week’s action packed episode to see, No Count Outs, No Disqualifications “The Mahikan Son” Jess Youngblood & Billy Blaze vs. M.A.N. (Blake Broadway & Mr. Inkredible) “Big Sexy Beast” AJ Sanchez vs. SIGMON “First All Star” Brian Rich vs. Heavy Metal Plus much more! A new episode of CWE TV can be seen every Friday night at 9:30pm Central Canadian time with the replay airing Saturday atRead More
On Friday and Saturday nights, May 23rd and 24th, Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW) will return to the historic Turners Hall (7325 Guthrie Ave, 44102) in Cleveland, OH to present the JT Lightning Invitational Tournament. Bell time will be 7:30pm Friday night with a special AIW Fanfest on Saturday at 3:00pm which will be followed by a 6:00pm bell time on Saturday night. The JT Lightning Invitational Tournament was created in 2012 to honor the memory of the late, great JT Lightning who launched the careers of many Cleveland based professionalRead More

Posted On May 18, 2014By Ethan LewisIn Columns, Featured, Indy News, News

Six Indy Wrestlers You Need To Know

Some of you may watch Independent Wrestling and some of you may not. Regardless of that, there are several names on the Indy scene right now that deserve your attention. They are incredibly talented and need to be noticed. These are six independent wrestlers that deserve to be seen by the masses. Kevin Steen Kevin Steen is not your typical pro-wrestler. He doesn’t have a six pack of abs nor is he a body builder. He’s not on the skinny side either. Kevin Steen is a beast. He stands aroundRead More
A Charity Show with proceeds with proceeds going to “Help Ocala Portraits.” Funking Conservatory Wrestling and !BANG! TV present Support Your Troops 104, “Ultimate Impact” coming to the !BANG! TV Sound Stage in Ocala, Florida Saturday May 24th. Showtime is 7:00pm with doors opening at 6:15pm. “The Lady Wrestler” a 20 minute documentary will kick the show off on the !BANG! A Tron starting at 7:00pm followed by professional wrestling live. Women’s Championship Match Hollywood Heather (Champion) with Paulette Carter in her corner Vs Jessica “Power-House” Hill with Samantha PowersRead More
For me he’s been one of the best things about the wrestling business over the past few years, a Chicago native who can grapple with the best technicians and punch it out with the best brawlers. He’s also one of the nicest guys I ever met during my time in the business. Now we’re going to take a look at Ring of Honor’s most recent tribute to the man, someone who has given us plenty of good times and great memories. The man in question is Colt Cabana, and theRead More
Upcoming Independent Wrestling Events ** Below is a listing of independent wrestling events for the next two weeks. This listing is sent weekly. ** Please send any events you would like added to Nate Stein at or on Twitter @PSPhenom. Wed, May 14 – Ohio Valley Wrestling – Davis Arena, Louisville, KY – 7:30 pm – Wed, May 14 – IWA – Muddie Waters Bar & Grill, 885 Hunter ST, Logan, OH – 7 pm – Wed, May 14 – Rockstar Pro Wrestling – 1106 E. ThirdRead More
The Super Wrestling Weekend in Pennsylvania continued as Lancaster Championship Wrestling held a card, along with The Ultimate Wrestling Experience, for a crowd of over 1,200 people at the Lancaster Host Resort, Expo center, in Lancaster, Pa. While Jeff and Karen Jarrett had to leave after the UWE event for New York, Mick Foley made his way to LCW to serve as a special enforcer in Saturday night’s main event. The card kicked off with a preshow match that saw LCW mainstay and favorite, Suicide Meyers take on Aiken Pembroke.Read More
I’ve been covering my local indy companies for this site since my arrival as a writer here. I knew coming in that most, if not all of the readers here had not heard of either of them. Still, I’ve pressed forward because they deserve the coverage, and the attention. That said though, I also said that if they ever decided to work together, they could become an unstoppable force in the world of independent wrestling. Well, this past weekend, May 9th and 10th that is exactly what happened. The UWERead More
VALKYRIE Womens Pro Wrestling Presents NYC’s First All-Womens Event Debuting in Brooklyn on May 24 for NYC’s first all-women extravaganza! Men have dominated sport entertainment since the beginning of its inception. While shows like E!’s ‘Total Divas’ have showcased the lives of women in professional wrestling, providing entertainment and proving there is interest in lady wrestlers, the show fails to focus on what wrestling fans pay to see: in-ring action! VALKYRIE Womens Professional Wrestling, the company that will change your view of women in not only professional wrestling, but asRead More
Empire State Wrestling presents “BrawlFest” Saturday, May 17th, 2014 Kenan Center Arena 433 Locust Street, Lockport, NY Doors Open / Autograph Signing: 5:30pm Bell Time: 7:00pm Tickets: Featuring: Carlito, Chris Hero, Colt Cabana, Trent Barreta, Sonjay Dutt, Tony Nese, Gregory Iron, Colin Delaney, Pepper Parks *Carlito Caribbean Cool vs. RJ City (w/ Brian DeVille) *Chris Hero vs. “Big Time” Bill Collier *Colt Cabana vs. Will Calrissian *ESW Heavyweight Title Match: Trent Barreta vs. Brandon Thurston vs. Chris Cooper (c) *ESW Tag Team Title Match: Sonjay DuttRead More

Posted On May 12, 2014By StaffIn Indy News

Video: CWE TV Episode 75 Featuring Chris Masters

Canadian Wrestling’s Elite is back with another edition of CWE TV! On this week’s edition: “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters Is Back With The Masterlock Challenge 4-Way Elimination Tag Match For The CWE Tag Team Championships CWE Tag Team Champions The Saints Of Los Angeles vs. M.A.N. vs. The Sons Of Anarchy vs. The Sons Of Anarchy vs. “The Mahikan Son” Jess Youngblood & Billy Blaze “Super Friend” JJ Sanchez vs. SIGMON “The Rebel” Bobby Collins vs. Stefan Epic w/”The Coach” Kelly Russell Plus much more! A new episode of CWERead More
Slyck Wagner Brown recently took part in an exclusive interview with Brown began his career as a wrestler training with his mentor and legendary WWE Hall of Famer Killer Kowalski. Among his career highlights, he’s defeated Christopher Daniels for the 3PW Championship. He has competed for several Northeastern independent promotions, including Ring of Honor, Squared Circle Wrestling, and Big Time Wrestling. Brown would also have a longtime association with former nWo Girls April Hunter, who would manage and tag with him for several years even holding tag team titlesRead More
Canadian Wrestling’s Elite wrapped up an incredible six events in six days across the province of Manitoba. Here are the results: May 6- Morden, MB 1) “The Mahikan Son” Jess Youngblood made short work of “The Mastermind” Kevin Cannon in an Elite 8 Qualifying Match. 2) “The Canadian Crusher” AJ Sanchez pinned “Impressive” Anthony Wayne. 3) “The Gift” Jason Kincaid defeated Kevy Chevy in an Elite 8 Qualifying Match. 4) CWE Champion Heavy Metal retained his title in a bout against Sydney Manson. 5) “Hotshot” Danny Duggan beat Ricky Starks.Read More

Posted On May 10, 2014By StaffIn Indy News

Ring of Honor TV Report – May 10, 2014

RD Evans w/ Veda Scott vs. Mike Posey This was a good little match that helped RD continue his “Streak”. The crowd was really engaged with the match and opened us off right. Winner: RD Evans reDRagon vs. Hanson and Rowe This was worked as more of a street fight, but without the weapons. The work here was pretty good and really helped solidify them as a noticeable team. Winner: Hanson and Rowe MAIN EVENT: Michael Bennett, Adam Cole and Matt Hardy vs. The Briscoes and Kevin Steen – Six-ManRead More