My Dream Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Stone Cold, WrestleMania X8

When I think of dream matches my mind flicks to clashes of generations like the Golden Era’s Hulk Hogan facing the Attitude Era’s The Rock, or The Rock taking on John Cena (twice). I also think about combat between the companies with Impact Wrestling’s AJ Styles going against WWE’s John...

My Favourite Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Sid Justice, WrestleMania VIII

When it comes to wrestling prognostication these days it feels like I’d be as well tossing a coin – I’m still head-scratching over Roman Reigns clean-pinning Braun Strowman at Fastlane. However I am supremely confident in making this prediction: The second of the double main events at WrestleMania VIII won’t...

WWE returns to Christchurch in September

WWE returns to New Zealand to present WWE Live this September. The Superstars of WWE Raw will be in action on Wednesday, September 13 at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 27. Roman Reigns, Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins, and Finn Balor are currently advertised for WWE...

NZPWI Roundtable: WWE Fastlane

WWE Universal Championship: Kevin Owens (c) vs. Goldberg Mister J (60% accurate for 2017): Goldberg has certainly been showing the monster instinct since he returned. The only person he has been unable to best thus far is Kevin Owens (mainly on Twitter though, it must be said). I think, sadly,...

Mark Henry Interview

As soon as you hear Mark Henry’s theme song there’s little doubt: somebody’s gonna get their ass kicked. “I talked to the guys [who recorded the song] and kind of told them the story of how I became me,” Henry said. “I grew up in an environment where you had...

NZPWI Roundtable: Elimination Chamber

WWE Championship, Elimination Chamber Match: John Cena (c) vs. AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz Mister J (63% accurate at Royal Rumble): Since his arrival in WWE, Bray Wyatt has been the “on the verge” guy. The guy who the fans took...

Barracks Cup tournament begins at SPW Fight Nights

Southern Pro Wrestling (SPW) is introducing a new title to its ranks: The Barracks Cup. Named after the SPW training facility, SPW describes The Barracks Cup as “an achievement of hard work, dedication, guts and being the best“. Eight students from the SPW Academy will compete in a tournament to...

NZPWI Roundtable: Royal Rumble

The Road to WrestleMania begins today at the 30th annual Royal Rumble. More than 50,000 fans will pack the San Antonio Alamodome as 30 WWE Superstars compete for a chance to headline the biggest event of the year. Both the WWE Universal and WWE World Championships will be on the...

G5: ‘True or False?’ with Benjamin Keen

There’s a lot to discuss in this week’s Gimme Five but this time we’re doing it with a twist: True or False? Our contributors will be faced with five statements to which they must respond either “True” or “False”. There’s no room for shades of grey in this week’s answers....

Fans Bring the Weapons at IPW NBX

Fans Bring the Weapons at IPW NBX

Christmas has come early for Impact Pro Wrestling (IPW) fans, who will be treated to a triple threat for the IPW Championship in New Zealand’s most interactive match: Fans Bring the Weapons. Brook Duncan and James Shaw challenge reigning champ Curt Chaos for the title Saturday, December 17, at IPW...