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Five questions with Paul Sayers

With two episodes of That Young Podcast available online, NZPWI spoke to its creator, former New Zealand wrestler Paul Sayers, about his latest venture. Sayers shared his thoughts on starting the podcast, whether 2015 is the right time for another wrestling podcast, and his aspirations for the future of That...

AND STILL: Kingston Eclipse retained his Jackson Shield at Maniacs United Thrills N' Chills. PHOTO: Maniacs United

Eclipse retains title at Thrills N’ Chills

Kingston Eclipse still holds the Jackson Shield following Maniacs United’s Thrills N’ Chills event this past Saturday. Eclipse retained his title against “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn in the main event of the evening. The match was about more than just the Jackson Shield, with Eclipse out to avenge his non-title loss...

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NZPWI Roundtable: NJPW Dominion

With NJPW Dominion, one of the promotion’s biggest cards of the year, airing live on NJPW World tonight, NZPWI’s resident New Japan fans have compiled a special edition of the NZPWI Roundtable. AJ Styles defends the IWGP Heavyweight Championship against the man he beat to begin his first reign with...

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G5: Tough Enough, Jeff Jarrett, Japan, more

WWE Tough Enough is into its third week, with two competitors already eliminated. How does Tough Enough stack up compared to previous seasons of the show, and who are we predicting will wind up with the $250,000 contracts? Jeff Jarrett made his return to TNA at Slammiversary on Monday, winning...

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American stars in Japan for NJPW Road to Dominion

The United States-based competitors have arrived in Japan for NJPW Dominion on Sunday, leading to a stacked Road to Dominion event tonight. AJ Styles captains a five-man Bullet Club side including Doc Gallows, “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson, and IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks against Kazuchika Okada,...

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Elimination match headlines NJPW Road to Dominion

A rare elimination match headlines tonight’s NJPW Road to Dominion event at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, pitting five members of the Chaos stable against their Dominion opponents. Kazushi Sakuraba, Shinsuke Nakamura, Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano, and Yoshi-Hashi collide with Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Katsuyori Shibata, Togi Makabe, and Tomoaki Honma...

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TNA Slammiversary available on PPV

TNA Slammiversary will be available live on pay-per-view in New Zealand tomorrow, June 29, via the Flipps app. The event, celebrating TNA’s 13th anniversary, will be headlined by a five-man King of the Mountain match, pitting Bobby Roode, Drew Galloway, Eric Young, Matt Hardy, and a returning Jeff Jarrett against...

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Daniels crosses the ditch for Queensland debut

Auckland’s Hayden Daniels makes his debut in Queensland tonight in a number one contender’s match for the AWA Heavyweight Championship at Homecoming 2, one of the Australian Wrestling Alliance’s biggest events of the year. It’d be a lot to take in for any competitor, especially one who started training in...

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Tough Enough available live on YouTube

WWE fans around the world, including New Zealand, will be able to watch the new season of Tough Enough live on YouTube. Chris Jericho heads a star-studded Tough Enough line-up as host of the reality series, now in its sixth season, with Daniel Bryan, Hulk Hogan, and Paige serving a...

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T-Cole answers Shaw’s open challenge

James Shaw ventures to Christchurch next weekend and, as of tonight, now he knows who his opponent will be. Shaw, the IPW Champion, issued an open challenge to anyone willing to step up at APW Conflagration (Saturday, June 27) and face him in a non-title bout. While several members of...