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Galloway and Lashley headline TNA Slammiversary

Drew Galloway defends the TNA World Heavyweight Championship against Lashley in the main event of TNA Slammiversary today. The champ puts his title on the line under modified rules, with wins only able to come via knockout or submission. On the surface, this stipulation would seem to favour Lashley. The...

Big E: ‘I’m very excited about NXT TakeOver’

WWE Tag Team Champion Big E is looking forward to today’s NXT TakeOver event but might have to watch it after it’s aired. “I don’t know if I’m going to see it live,” he admitted. “I just got home and my power is weird. For some reason half of the...

Founder Dion McCracken leaves NZPWI

After more than 16 years as the website’s owner, Dion McCracken has announced his departure from NZPWI. McCracken founded NZPWI in 1999 with intent to increase the profile of pro-wrestling in New Zealand, and be the voice of New Zealand pro-wrestling fans. Under McCracken’s leadership, NZPWI has secured interviews with...

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...

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...

NJPW BOSJ tournament finalists decided tonight

NJPW’s Best of the Super Juniors tournament reaches its penultimate stage tonight (9.30pm, New Japan World) with the final matches in Blocks A and B to be held in Korakuen Hall. Block A matches headline tonight’s event with two significant bouts pitting Chase Owens against Ryusuke Taguchi, and Gedo against...

Kushida pulls ahead in NJPW BOSJ tournament

Kushida has pulled into the lead in the 22nd annual Best of the Super Juniors tournament, defeating Bobby Fish at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. The match hit high gear when Kushida first attempted his Hoverboard Lock. Fish broke the hold and went on the offensive, returning fire with a Falcon...

Goto dethrones Nakamura at Wrestling Dontaku

Hirooki Goto has defeated Shinsuke Nakamura to capture the IWGP Intercontinental Championship in Fukuoka, Japan. Goto met Nakamura in the main event of NJPW Wrestling Dontaku, held Sunday night. With Nakamura heading into his eighth month as IWGP Intercontinental Champion, it seemed unlikely Goto would be able to dethrone the...

Cena vs. Rusev IV announced for Payback

John Cena will defend the United States Championship against Rusev once again at WWE Payback, this time in an “I Quit” Match. Cena retained his title against the former champ in a Russian Chain Match earlier this afternoon at Extreme Rules. Rusev berated Lana about his loss after the bout...

Rey Mysterio headlines AAA iPPV

Rey Mysterio will wrestle his first match outside of WWE in more than 12 years at AAA Rey de Reyes in Guadalajara, Mexico, today. Mysterio, now going by Rey Mysterio Jr, teams up with Myzteziz (the first Sin Cara) to take on El Hijo del Perro Aguayo and Pentagon Jr. Estoy Pero...