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T-Cole answers Shaw’s open challenge

James Shaw ventures to Christchurch next weekend and, as of tonight, now he knows who his opponent will be. Shaw, the IPW Champion, issued an open challenge to anyone willing to step up at APW Conflagration (Saturday, June 27) and face him in a non-title bout. While several members of...

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Frankie Quinn takes out Hughes Academy Tournament

Frankie Quinn has scored one of the biggest victories of her career, winning the Hughes Academy Tournament at Saturday’s Live Pro Wrestling event. Quinn bested old rival Krystal Kayne in the opening round of the tournament and advanced to face Kauri Walker in the semi-finals. The former KPW Women’s Champion...

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Cooper makes history in MCW title tournament

TK Cooper makes history tonight as part of a tournament in Melbourne to crown the first MCW Intercommonwealth Champion. “The last few years the competition here in MCW has just been getting stronger and stronger,” MCW commentator Andy Coyne said. “It was [an] inevitability that a new championship would come...

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Banks headlines PWA event in Sydney

Travis Banks will headline PWA Australia’s event at the Casula Powerhouse tonight in Sydney, Australia. The former IPW Champion faces Robbie Eagles in a PWA Championship number one contender’s match. “I can hear the blood-curdling cries,” Banks said. “I can hear the screams from behind the keyboards, ‘Why should Travis...

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Kartik to Kenith: ‘I’ve had enough’

Kenith has pushed Kartik to his limit and The Neo Viper has finally had enough. Kartik challenges Kenith in a Tables Match in the main event of Hughes Academy Live Pro Wrestling tomorrow after having his entire 2015 marred by the cocky Kenith and the Hughes Academy Women’s Champion, Tabitha....

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Gimme Five: Special ‘True or False?’ Edition

There’s lots 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. Dean...

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Maniacs United gets hardcore at Underground 3

The roster of Maniacs United will live up to their name tomorrow when they present a night of hardcore wrestling action at Underground 3. Jackson Shield holder Kingston Eclipse joins forces with Maniacs United newcomer Blaze to take on the team of JPE and “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn in an inter-gender,...

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NJPW BOSJ tournament finalists decided tonight

NJPW’s Best of the Super Juniors tournament reaches its penultimate stage tonight (9.30pm, New Japan World) with the final matches in Blocks A and B to be held in Korakuen Hall. Block A matches headline tonight’s event with two significant bouts pitting Chase Owens against Ryusuke Taguchi, and Gedo against...

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Five questions with Kingston Eclipse

While the buzz around WWE Tough Enough continues to build, NZPWI put five questions to Maniacs United’s Jackson Shield holder, Kingston Eclipse, regarding his application for the reality series. Eclipse shared his thoughts on how to stand out among the thousands of applicants, whether WWE NXT will be impacted by...

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Mana becomes three-time champ in Wairoa

Ben Mana has become the new NZWPW Champion after defeating “Dream Catcher” Phil Woodgate in front of a raucous home-town crowd in the main event of Wairoa Warzone. The Modern Maori Warrior’s win has prompted an outpouring of support from those in the New Zealand wrestling scene, including IPW Champion...