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Madman and WWE launch Greatest Fan competition

Are you WWE’s Greatest Fan? Prove it and be in to win a “money can’t buy” experience at WWE Live in Auckland. Madman Entertainment and WWE have launched a competition in search of WWE’s Greatest Kiwi Fan for 2016. One lucky winner will receive two ringside seats to WWE Live...

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G5: MOTY, Roman Reigns, UFC, more

It’s July, which means 2016 is halfway over. The NZPWI Staff bring you our thoughts on the matches that should be in the running for “match of the year” polls thus-far. In addition to our regular contributors, we’re joined by “That Young Warrior” Paul Sayers. Sayers shares his thoughts on...

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NZPWI Rankings (June 2016)

The following rankings have been compiled by NZPWI taking into account results from Wellington Armageddon, Manics United Underground 4, NZWPW Belmont Series Episode 3: Armageddon Weekend, PWE Homecoming, Hughes Academy Live Pro Wrestling, and IPW Fight or Flight.   This month Last month 1 3 FIST After months of chasing...

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Idol represents New Zealand in CMLL Grand Prix

Johnny Idol flies the flag for New Zealand today in the CMLL International Grand Prix. Idol will be part of an eight-man international side taking on a team of lucha libre legends in the main event of the CMLL pay-per-view live from Mexico City. It has been a whirlwind couple...

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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...