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G5: Brock Lesnar, Bound For Glory, Bullet Club, more

Brock Lesnar looks to be out of action until 2015. Does the lack of a WWE Champion create a lack of interest in WWE’s upcoming pay-per-view events? TNA held Bound For Glory in Tokyo, Japan, earlier this week. After this year’s offering, is the pay-per-view still TNA’s signature event? NJPW’s...

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Battle Scars: Fury bests Valentine

Fury is still the IPW Champion after a hard-fought battle with Alfred Valentine this past Saturday. Fury made his way to the ring for the Battle Scars main event accompanied by the leader of The Investment, Daniel Burnell, but Valentine was not alone as he had former IPW Commissioner Dion...

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Throwback Thursday: No Way Out (2004)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. October 9 is a little bit sparse in terms of wrestling moments, but of those few, it does include some big ones; from the birth of WWE legend Eddie Guerrero, to a Cruiserweight Championship victory for Billy...

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Storm vies for WarZone Women’s Championship

New Zealand-born Storm will be part of a historic match tomorrow night. Melbourne’s WarZone Wrestling is introducing a brand-new women’s championship, and Storm is one of four women who will vie for the title. “I’ve wanted to work for WarZone for years, and now I finally get to, and it’s...

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Maniacs United: Eclipse vows to take out JPE

Kingston Eclipse has vowed to take out Maniacs United’s OCD faction one by one, and JPE is next on the Jackson Shield holder’s hit-list. Eclipse and JPE will meet in the main event of Reined In 1 tomorrow night. While the Jackson Shield is scheduled to be on the line,...

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Throwback Thursday: Rebellion (1999)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. October 2 is a day jam-packed with historical wrestling moments, with Jack Brisco defeating Ted DiBiase for the Missouri title, NWA World Champion Ric Flair fighting AWA World Champion Rick Martel to a double count-out in Tokyo,...

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NZPWI Rankings (September 2014)

This month Last month 1 1 Fury Fury headlined September Selection against Travis Banks with the IPW Championship on the line. For the third straight month, the Investment’s hand-picked champion found a way to survive Banks’ onslaught and get the better of the former titleholder, and will carry the IPW...

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NZPWI Rankings (August 2014)

This month Last month 1 3 Fury IPW Champion Fury extended his reign with a big win over Travis Banks at Rival Turf, before going on to pull double-duty and represent The Investment in the night’s main event, a successful Capture the Flag Match against The Origin. 2 1 Travis...

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NZPWI Rankings (July 2014)

This month Last month 1 3 Travis Banks Travis Banks had unparalleled success in July. The IPW Champion chalked up four defences over the course of two events—Escalation and Trial by Combat—with wins against Investment members Aaron Henry, Curt Chaos, Jakob Cross, and Pat Schisk. 2 1 ”Rufguts” Roddy Gunn...

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G5: Night of Champions, Hideo Itami, title belts, more

Was Night of Champions one of WWE’s best events of the year, or a lacklustre show with a flat finish? And what about Hideo Itami’s in-ring debut on last week’s NXT? Did the man formerly known as KENTA live up to the hype? Plus, we discuss the nicest looking championship...