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Two titles introduced at Live Pro Wrestling

The Hughes Academy is set to crown two new titleholders tonight, with the Hughes Academy Championship and Hughes Academy Women’s Championship both up for grabs. Charlie Roberts, Hotaru, Kauri Walker, and a fourth mystery competitor will take part in a round-robin tournament to determine the first Hughes Academy Champion. The...


Throwback Thursday: WCW Nitro (September 11, 1995)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. September 11 is filled with much notable history, from the birth of one of wrestling’s greatest faces in Paul Heyman, to the two irreplaceable legends of Bruno Sammartino and Gorilla Monsoon fighting each other to a stalemate,...


Superstars: Emma gets outfoxed

Alicia Fox proved herself to be the better woman with a win over Emma in their unofficial series, taking her record against the Australian Diva to 2-1 in their rubber match on Superstars. Fox was happy to get the victory any way she could, and almost won via count-out after...


NXT: Kalisto and Sin Cara sweep tag tournament

Kalisto and Sin Cara have taken out the NXT Tag Team Tournament and will challenge The Ascension for the NXT Tag Team Championship at this week’s TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way event. The masked duo overcame The Vaudevillians in the tournament final, broadcast Friday on the WWE Network. Kalisto and Sin Cara...


Main Event: Ziggler shows the world

Dolph Ziggler will have momentum on his side when he faces The Miz at Night of Champions after beating Miz’s stunt double, Damien Sandow, on Main Event. Sandow invited Ziggler to be a guest on “Miz TV” at the top of the night, emulating Miz’s talk-show segment with precision. Ziggler...


Raw: Competition for No. 1 Contendership

Chris Jericho’s Highlight Reel with Randy Orton was derailed on Raw, when six potential challengers for the WWE Championship flooded the ring and eventually wound up facing off in six-man tag team action. Raw opened with Chris Jericho in the ring with the Highlight Reel set up behind him. He...


Sayers comes seconds from NZWPW title win

Paul Sayers took the fight to “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn during Friday’s NZWPW event, and looked to be moments from winning the NZWPW Championship before Dream Catcher interfered on behalf of his Nobodies stablemate. Sayers and Rufguts fought with the same intensity they brought to their unscheduled brawl at the end...


Sayers challenges Rufguts for NZWPW title tonight

After a chaotic Beat Down event last Friday, scores look to be settled more definitively at NZWPW Bringing Down the Beat Down tonight. Following their out of control brawl at the end of last Friday’s event, NZWPW CWO Rehu has announced Paul Sayers and “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn will meet with...


Throwback Thursday: Breakdown (1998)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. September 4 is a day rife with wrestling history; from Georg Hackenschmidt’s championship matches in the early 1900s, to the birth of Jerry Jarrett in 1942, to the third annual King of the Ring event in 1987,...


GFW’s global partners

Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling (GFW) has already inked 13 partnership deals with companies spanning five continents, including New Zealand’s Impact Pro Wrestling (IPW). Check out this video to see which other companies around the world have already joined the force.