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Fury beats Banks at September Selection

Fury remains IPW Champion after defeating Travis Banks, two falls to one, in a September Street Fight at Saturday’s September Selection event. September Selection host Dion McCracken tried to get a clear answer from the fans in attendance as to what match they wanted to see, but was unable to...

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Power in your hands for IPW September Selection

It’s your fight and your night tonight at IPW September Selection, with the fate of the card placed entirely in the hands of the public. Fury defends the IPW Championship against Travis Banks for the second time, with IPW fans being given the power to select the type of match...

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G5: WWE off-season, Night of Champions, WWE Network, more

WWE Raw’s “season premiere” last week begs an interesting question: Should WWE implement an off-season? Will Night of Champions be able to top WWE’s other major September offering, NXT TakeOver? Assuming WWE is number one, which is the second-best promotion in the wrestling world? We’re debating these—and more—questions in this...

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Throwback Thursday: WCW Fall Brawl (1994)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. September 18 is not exactly a day that could be confused with a cornucopia of great moments, but includes a few memories from the annals of history, from The Fabulous Moolah’s tournament victory to begin her (questionable)...

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Shaw injured, out four months

Last month’s Rival Turf was one of the most memorable events in IPW history. Pirate Burns turned his back on The Origin to join The Investment, Britenay and Evie engaged in a wild fight for the women’s title, Fury and Travis Banks wrestled a match of the year contender with...

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Misty and Roberts win Hughes Academy titles

Misty achieved her dream of capturing a women’s title at Saturday’s Hughes Academy Live Pro Wrestling event. The veteran Wellingtonian pinned Krystal Kayne after a Raging Thunder TKO to win the vacant Hughes Academy Women’s Championship in a triple threat that also featured Frankie Quinn. Charlie Roberts also claimed gold...

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Blackman’s Bounties

Since stepping away from the ring in 2002, “Lethal Weapon” Steve Blackman has found a new line of work: Bounty hunting. The former WWF Hardcore Champion takes to the streets to chase down evasive criminals, with a video camera following his every step, in this, the teaser for a supposedly...

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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...

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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,...

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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...