NZPWI New Zealand's pro-wrestling news source

150624_wwetoughenough

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...

150622_shawapw1

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...

STAREDOWN: Brock Lesnar stares a hole through the man who cost him the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania. PHOTO: WWE

Raw: Lesnar announced as Rollins’ next challenger

The pressure is on for Seth Rollins because sometimes, according to WWE COO Triple H, you need to see whether a lump of coal will crumble or become a diamond. The WWE World Heavyweight Champion will defend his title against Brock Lesnar in the main event of WWE Battleground (July...

LADDER WAR: Seth Rollins stomps on Dean Ambrose during their hard-hitting Ladder Match at Money in the Bank. PHOTO: WWE

Rollins reclaims title in narrow MITB victory

After weeks without the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, Seth Rollins has reclaimed his belt in a hard-hitting ladder match with Dean Ambrose. The former Shield members clashed in the main event of Monday’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view. Momentum swung back-and-forth over the course of the 30-plus-minute war but in...

150617_fq

Frankie Quinn takes out Hughes Academy Tournament

Frankie Quinn has scored one of the biggest victories of her career, winning the Hughes Academy Tournament at Saturday’s Live Pro Wrestling event. Quinn bested old rival Krystal Kayne in the opening round of the tournament and advanced to face Kauri Walker in the semi-finals. The former KPW Women’s Champion...

150614_mitbpredictions

NZPWI Roundtable: Money in the Bank

Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins headline Money in the Bank tomorrow in a ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Former Money in the Bank winners Dolph Ziggler, Kane, and Randy Orton take part in a seven-man Money in the Bank Ladder Match also involving Kofi Kingston, Neville, Roman...

150612_mcwtkc1

Cooper makes history in MCW title tournament

TK Cooper makes history tonight as part of a tournament in Melbourne to crown the first MCW Intercommonwealth Champion. “The last few years the competition here in MCW has just been getting stronger and stronger,” MCW commentator Andy Coyne said. “It was [an] inevitability that a new championship would come...

150612_bankspwa

Banks headlines PWA event in Sydney

Travis Banks will headline PWA Australia’s event at the Casula Powerhouse tonight in Sydney, Australia. The former IPW Champion faces Robbie Eagles in a PWA Championship number one contender’s match. “I can hear the blood-curdling cries,” Banks said. “I can hear the screams from behind the keyboards, ‘Why should Travis...

150612_tables

Kartik to Kenith: ‘I’ve had enough’

Kenith has pushed Kartik to his limit and The Neo Viper has finally had enough. Kartik challenges Kenith in a Tables Match in the main event of Hughes Academy Live Pro Wrestling tomorrow after having his entire 2015 marred by the cocky Kenith and the Hughes Academy Women’s Champion, Tabitha....

g5

Gimme Five: Special ‘True or False?’ Edition

There’s lots to discuss in this week’s Gimme Five but this time we’re doing it with a twist: True or False? Our contributors will be faced with five statements to which they must respond either “True” or “False”. There’s no room for shades of grey in this week’s answers. Dean...