Category: NZ Scene

Banks battles El Patron in iPPV title bout

The eyes of the world are on Travis Banks him this morning. The Kiwi Buzzsaw will be part of the first WhatCulture Pro Wrestling (WCPW) iPPV offering, Refuse to Lose. Banks will compete for the vacant Internet Championship—a title introduced to WCPW by Eric Bischoff—in a featured bout in Newcastle....

Accepting Challenges: Brewer Fears Sayers

RJ Brewer has captured the attention of the New Zealand pro-wrestling scene, especially Paul Sayers. When Brewer issued an open challenge on August 3, Sayers responded with a video of his own. The 23-year-old is now one of 12 contenders vying to face Brewer at Sakura Events On the Mat...

Maniacs United: Sayers wins Jackson Shield

“That Young Warrior” Paul Sayers earned a new moniker this past weekend: Jackson Shield holder. Sayers defeated Blaze and Charlie Roberts for the title at Maniacs Strike Back in Auckland on Saturday night. The Jackson Shield is the first singles championship Sayers has held in his 10-year career. He becomes...

SPW On Demand launches on Pivotshare

Southern Pro Wrestling (SPW) is now available to fans outside of the South Island. The promotion has launched a subscription video on demand channel, powered by Pivotshare. The channel currently features all five SPW events, with more content to come. Videos can be rented and streamed, bought and downloaded, or...

Busy schedule begins for Maniacs United

Maniacs United launches into a busy schedule tonight, holding the first of three events in the next four weeks for the Auckland-based promotion. A triple threat for the Jackson Shield headlines tonight’s Maniacs Strike Back event at Henderson Valley School – a familiar location for Maniacs United fans. Blaze defends...

Henare debuts at NJPW Lion’s Gate Project

New Zealand’s Henare makes his in-ring debut with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) tonight. The 23-year-old, formerly known as Aaron Henry, will be part of the Lion’s Gate Project 3 event in Tokyo, Japan. Henare is now one of three Kiwis on the NJPW roster alongside Bad Luck Fale and Jay...

Eclipse back with warning for Blaze

After months in Japan with Pro Wrestling Noah, Kingston Eclipse is back in New Zealand. The Native One will take part in a Q and A session about his time abroad at Maniacs United Live Pro Wrestling tonight, August 27. Despite his time away from the country in the dojos...

PWE titles, careers on the line in Morrinsville

Heroes for Hire and Rodeo Drive are on a collision course, with one team guaranteed not to walk away the same. The lure of gold brings Chad Howard, Charlie Roberts, Paul Sayers, and “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn to Morrinsville to compete for the brand-new PWE Tag Team Championship. But there’s a...

IPW Rival Turf: Furious Four Capture Flags

The rivalry between Liam Fury and The Young Nats came to a head at IPW Rival Turf, with Fury finally gaining a measure of retribution against Mr Burns. Fury’s four-person side got the better of Burns’ Team Nats in the annual double-ring “Capture the Flag” spectacular. As a result, Fury...