Category: New Zealand

Evie challenges for Shine Tag Team Championship

Evie has the opportunity of a lifetime ahead of her today. The New Zealander is back in action with Shine Wrestling in Florida, and the tag team titles are within her grasp. Evie teams with fellow Australasian Shazza McKenzie to take on the champs, Jayme Jameson and Marti Belle. Shine...

Lockhart challenges Kenith for Hughes Academy title

Tonight has been months in the making for Devin Lockhart. The perennial fan-favourite gets his first shot at the Hughes Academy Championship. Lockhart earned the number one contender’s position with a win in the annual Hughes Academy Rumble last month, outlasting more than 30 wrestlers from around the country to...

TLC match at Fight or Flight in jeopardy?

One of the most anticipated matches of the year could be in jeopardy. NZPWI has learned the scheduled main event for IPW Fight or Flight—a Tables, Ladders and Chairs (TLC) match between The Dapper Agents and The FIST—may not go ahead due to an injury suffered by Brodie Coast. Coast...

PWE: Stix retains in Northland debut

PWE: Stix retains in Northland debut

Professional Wrestling Entertainment (PWE) held its first event in Whangarei this past weekend. Homecoming entertained fans at the Kamo War Memorial Hall with a main event title bout for the PWE Northland Championship. Stix turned away a challenge from Curtis Castlewood to retain the title he won at PWE’s first...

Castlewood challenges Stix at PWE Homecoming

Curtis Castlewood continues his quest for championship gold tonight when he takes on PWE Northland Champion Stix in Whangarei. Castlewood and Stix will headline the Homecoming event, a fundraiser for Whangarei charity Soul Food. Tonight’s title match marks the first time the PWE Northland Championship has been defended in Whangarei....

NZPWI Rankings (May 2016)

The following rankings have been compiled by NZPWI taking into account results from Hughes Academy Live Pro Wrestling and IPW No Guts, No Glory.   This month Last month 1 4 Curt Chaos IPW Champion Curt Chaos did the seemingly impossible in May and defeated Reuben de Jong in a...

Josh Shooter takes aim at New Zealand

He’s travelled the world—from Singapore to Japan, the United States to the United Kingdom—and now Josh “The Axe” Shooter has New Zealand in his cross hairs. The globetrotting Australian takes on Brook Duncan tonight at IPW No Guts, No Glory. “Funnily enough, I was meant to go over [to New...

White challenges Marufuji at NJPW LGP2

New Zealand’s Jay White faces the biggest challenge of his career tonight in the form of Japanese legend Naomichi Marufuji. The two meet in a featured bout on the New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) Lion’s Gate Project 2 card. White has asserted himself as one of NJPW’s top rookie competitors in...

TK Cooper qualifies for Progress Super Strong Style 16

TK Cooper has qualified for Progress Wrestling’s annual Super Strong Style 16 tournament. The New Zealand expat earned his place in the 16-man tournament with a battle royal victory at ENDVR 16 this past weekend in London. “Everybody wanted to know what I’d do if I didn’t win,” Cooper said....

Lockhart takes out Hughes Academy Rumble

Devin Lockhart has emerged as the number one contender to the Hughes Academy Championship. Lockhart outlasted more than 30 other competitors to win the Hughes Academy Rumble at Saturday’s Live Pro Wrestling event. With just three other matches on the card, all eyes were on the main event. The match...