Category: NZ Scene

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...

NZPWI Rankings (April 2016)

The following rankings have been compiled by NZPWI taking into account results from APW Southern Stampede, IPW Championship Carnage, PWE Danger Zone, Maniacs United Open Fire, IPW Genesis, and NZWPW Belmont Series Episode 2: Revenge of the Beast.   This month Last month 1 – Brook Duncan Brook Duncan tops...

IPW: Duncan outlasts 19 to win 2016 Eliminator

Brook Duncan sent fans home happy at IPW Genesis this past weekend. Duncan eked out a win over Shane Sinclair to claim victory in the 2016 Eliminator. As a result, he has earned an IPW Championship match at the time and place of his choosing. With former winners Dal Knox and Liam Fury—and surprise entrants Daddy...

No. 1 Contenders determined in Tag Team Turmoil tonight

Eight teams compete for a shot at the KPW and NZWPW tag team titles tonight in the main event of Maniacs United Open Fire. A mixture of established teams (like El Oro Maximo & Shadow Ninja, and Rebels Inc) and new alliances (like Curtis Castlewood & Graham Hughes, and opponents-turned-partners...