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Kartik challenges Blaze at Thrills ‘n’ Chills

After a controversial victory at Underground 4, Blaze must defend the Jackson Shield against Kartik. The champ and The Neo Viper face off one-on-one in the main event of Maniacs United Thrills ‘n’ Chills tomorrow. Kartik was poised to retrieve the Jackson Shield and claim victory in a multi-man ladder...

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Reigns vs. Rollins, Cena vs. Styles set for New Zealand

Nine huge matches have been announced for WWE’s return to New Zealand. Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins will headline WWE Live at Vector Arena on Wednesday, August 10 in what has been described as a WrestleMania-quality main event. “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles will clash with John Cena in a rematch...

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Kenith and Tabitha retain at Hughes Academy event

Kenith and Tabitha continue their reign atop the Hughes Academy after Saturday’s Live Pro Wrestling event. Both members of the gold-wearing power couple retained their titles at Kelston Intermediate School. Kenith withstood the onslaught of the ultra-popular Devin Lockhart—who earned his title shot with a win in the Hughes Academy...

AND NEW: Dean Ambrose cashed in his Money in the Bank contract to defeat Seth Rollins for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. PHOTO: WWE

MITB: Ambrose makes history in Las Vegas

Not just one, but two new champions were crowned by the end of WWE Money in the Bank. Dean Ambrose would end the night with the WWE World Heavyweight Championship after overcoming five other competitors to win the annual Money in the Bank ladder match. Ambrose then turned his attention...

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Evie challenges for Shine Tag Team Championship

Evie has the opportunity of a lifetime ahead of her today. The New Zealander is back in action with Shine Wrestling in Florida, and the tag team titles are within her grasp. Evie teams with fellow Australasian Shazza McKenzie to take on the champs, Jayme Jameson and Marti Belle. Shine...

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Lockhart challenges Kenith for Hughes Academy title

Tonight has been months in the making for Devin Lockhart. The perennial fan-favourite gets his first shot at the Hughes Academy Championship. Lockhart earned the number one contender’s position with a win in the annual Hughes Academy Rumble last month, outlasting more than 30 wrestlers from around the country to...

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TLC match at Fight or Flight in jeopardy?

One of the most anticipated matches of the year could be in jeopardy. NZPWI has learned the scheduled main event for IPW Fight or Flight—a Tables, Ladders and Chairs (TLC) match between The Dapper Agents and The FIST—may not go ahead due to an injury suffered by Brodie Coast. Coast...

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Blog: Making Superstars and Main Events

Heat and Velocity; not the name of a terrible early 90s WWF tag team, but secondary programming at its finest. For a decade, Heat was the home of Monday Night Raw’s lesser names. For about half that time, Velocity was SmackDown’s counterpart. In essence, these were the reserve grades of the WWE wrestleopolis. ...

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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...

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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...