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G5: Conor McGregor, NJPW, Chyna, more

UFC fighter Conor McGregor caused a stir on social media this week when he announced a potential retirement from MMA, and followed several key WWE figures on Twitter shortly after. Is McGregor the right fit for pro-wrestling? How is New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) holding up after losing the likes of...

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No. 1 Contenders determined in Tag Team Turmoil tonight

Eight teams compete for a shot at the KPW and NZWPW tag team titles tonight in the main event of Maniacs United Open Fire. A mixture of established teams (like El Oro Maximo & Shadow Ninja, and Rebels Inc) and new alliances (like Curtis Castlewood & Graham Hughes, and opponents-turned-partners...

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Tank vs. Mana for Anzac Championship at PWE Danger Zone

Former NZWPW Champion Ben Mana has set his sights on another title. The Modern Maori Warrior will challenge Tank for the Anzac Championship in the main event of PWE Danger Zone. Mana knows he’ll be in for a fight against the tough-as-nails Tank, but claims dethroning Tank will scratch his...

ON THE JOB: Tyler King, left, films the action at APW Southern Stampede. PHOTO: CW Photography

Meet the man behind APW on CTV

Saturday night means the end of the week for most New Zealand wrestlers. Matches done, boots come off, halls empty, and rings return to training facilities around the country for another month. But for Tyler King, the end of a live event is just the start of what’s to come....

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NZPWI Roundtable: NXT Dallas

Everything’s bigger in Texas, and the stars of WWE NXT begin WrestleMania weekend with their biggest event of the year, NXT TakeOver: Dallas, today (April 2, 3pm NZDT). Three titles will be on the line as Finn Balor defends the NXT Championship against Samoa Joe, Bayley puts her women’s title...

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WrestleMania weekend schedule on WWE Network

Don’t want to miss a thing this WrestleMania weekend? Stay up-to-date with everything coming your way—and the times for New Zealand fans—on WWE Network. In addition to all-new episodes of WWE 24, Legends with JBL, and Ride Along, WWE Network has live coverage of all the major events taking place...

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G5: WWE WrestleMania 32 Special

With WrestleMania 32 right around the corner we take a closer look at WWE’s marquee event in this week’s Gimme Five. With at least three matches worthy of top billing which will—and which should—go on last at AT&T Stadium? In addition to WrestleMania 32, NXT TakeOver: Dallas and a series...

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APW debuts on CTV with hour-long special tonight

Aftershock Pro Wrestling (APW) makes its television debut with an hour-long special on Canterbury Television (CTV) tonight from 8pm. The self-titled show, Aftershock Pro Wrestling, will introduce the Christchurch-based promotion to a wider audience as it chronicles the biggest happenings in APW over the last 12 months. The show will...

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Becky Lynch Interview

Becky Lynch battles Charlotte and Sasha Banks for the Divas Championship next month at WrestleMania 32. If it’s anything like Lynch imagines, win or lose, she’s in for the night of her life. “I keep envisioning it and if it’s anything that I feel when I think about it then...

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Daylight Saving alters WWE Network airtimes

Fans watching WWE NXT as it airs on WWE Network will have to tune in an hour earlier than normal now the United States of America is observing Daylight Saving. The change, which went into effect this past weekend, means today’s WWE NXT broadcast will now air at 1pm, NZDT....