Category: NZ Scene

Eight vie for the Right 2 Challenge

Eight men vie for a shot at the NZWPW Championship tonight at NZWPW Right 2 Challenge. St Anne’s Parish Hall in Newtown will host four qualifying matches to determine who advances to the fatal four-way for the Right 2 Challenge. IPW Champion James Shaw makes his NZWPW return to face...

Banks begins Australian tour with win over Four Nations

Travis Banks has avenged a loss to the Four Nations with a win over the New South Wales super-group this past weekend. Banks—who was beaten as part of Team New Zealand alongside Pat Schisk and TK Cooper last year—joined forces with Australians Matt Basso and Massive Q to take down...

Kenith costs Kartik Hughes Academy Championship

Interference from Kenith cost Kartik his shot at the Hughes Academy Championship this past weekend. A rivalry between the two developed at March’s Live Pro Wrestling event after Kenith beat Kartik one-on-one, only to be eliminated from the Inter-Promotional Rumble by Kartik later in the night, earning the Neo Viper...

Kartik challenges Roberts for title tonight

“The Neo Viper” Kartik is scheduled for the biggest match of his career when he challenges Charlie Roberts for the Hughes Academy Championship at Live Pro Wrestling tonight. Kartik will be a massive underdog heading into the bout against Roberts, a position he knows well. Kartik outlasted 26 other competitors in...

Hughes Academy seeks non-wrestlers

The Hughes Academy of Professional Wrestling is looking to expand its roster with a number of non-wrestling roles. The promotion is seeking people interested in becoming camera operators, commentators, managers, referees or ring announcers. Based in Auckland, the Hughes Academy holds events roughly every six weeks, and has shows scheduled at...

Shaw wins IPW Championship, ends Investment

James Shaw has ended Fury’s nine-month reign with the IPW Championship and forced The Investment to disband in the process. Shaw overcame both Fury and Jakob Cross in a triple threat main event at IPW The Rush for Gold this past weekend. It appeared Shaw would be in for an...

Triple Threat headlines The Rush for Gold

Three of New Zealand’s brightest stars meet tonight in a triple threat match for the IPW Championship. Fury defends his title against Jakob Cross and James Shaw in IPW’s return to Auckland, The Rush for Gold at Mt Albert War Memorial Hall. The triple threat will undoubtedly be the biggest test...

Hughes challenges Eclipse in Whangarei

Hughes challenges Eclipse in Whangarei

The Independent Wrestling Initiative (IWI)’s second event will be headlined by a title bout for the Jackson Shield. Fury N Thunder, held tonight at the Activ8 Arena in Whangarei, will see Kingston Eclipse put his title on the line against Graham Hughes in a rematch from the Maniacs United Roads...

NZWPW postpones Right 2 Challenge

NZWPW Right 2 Challenge has been postponed and will not take place today as originally scheduled. The event was to be held at the Ngaio Town Hall, which has been closed for earthquake strengthening, forcing the alteration. NZWPW’s next event will now be held in Wainuiomata on May 23. Card...

End of the road for Quinn-Scarlett rivalry

End of the road for Quinn-Scarlett rivalry

At the conclusion of her title bout with Frankie Quinn at last month’s Open Fire event, Scarlett found herself laid out in a callous post-match attack. Now, the former champ is out for revenge. Scarlett challenges Frankie Quinn in a two-out-of-three falls match for the KPW Women’s Championship tonight at...