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...

WWE NXT tours New Zealand this December

WWE NXT is coming to New Zealand for the first time ever this December as part of the brand’s biggest international tour to date. NXT holds its first New Zealand event on Monday, December 5, at The Trusts Arena in Auckland. The NXT roster then travels to the TSB Bank...

G5: SummerSlam weekend, WWE Live, live events, more

The biggest party of the [American] summer goes down this Monday, with numerous events to surround it. Which wrestling shows are on our schedules this weekend? WWE Live returned to New Zealand last week. What did everyone think of the show? We’re also discussing our best experiences at live events,...

Briscoes out, Goto in for On the Mat

Bad news for fans of The Briscoe Brothers: Jay and Mark are off the card for Sakura Events On the Mat. The Briscoes have another commitment in November they are unable to reschedule, according to the Sakura Events Facebook Page. However, fans won’t be missing out. Hirooki Goto will now...

What’s it like to be WWE’s Greatest Fan?

Many people would claim to be WWE’s Greatest Fan, but only one New Zealander can back it up. Grady Hooker writes about his experience being named WWE’s Greatest Fan 2016 and shaking his “white boy hips” in front of a sold-out crowd at Vector Arena. To get the full story...

WWE NXT coming to New Zealand

WWE NXT is coming to Australia and New Zealand. News of the upcoming tour broke during last week’s WWE Live event at Vector Arena. A video featuring Asuka, Bayley, Samoa Joe, and Shinsuke Nakamura accompanied the announcement. Dates and venues for the events have yet to be announced. WWE NXT has expanded to...

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...

WWE rocks Auckland’s Vector Arena

WWE returned to New Zealand for the first time in five years with a sold-out event on Wednesday, August 10. Approximately 12,000 fans from around the country crammed into Auckland’s Vector Arena for more than three hours of action. Standout performances lined the card top to bottom, including Chris Jericho—making...

Hundreds turn out to meet AJ Styles

A meet and greet opportunity with WWE Superstar AJ Styles drew hundreds of fans to Westfield St Lukes last week. Two-hundred fans queued for hours—with some believed to have camped out overnight—to secure a wristband for the first public appearance by a WWE Superstar in New Zealand in more than...

Blog: Back in the days of kayfabe

Back in the days of kayfabe, wrestling was easy to understand. One was the bad guy, the other was a good guy. You cheered for the good guy, you booed the bad guy. Back before I even knew what “face” and “heel” meant the world was a simpler place. But...