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...

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...

Kushida pulls ahead in NJPW BOSJ tournament

Kushida has pulled into the lead in the 22nd annual Best of the Super Juniors tournament, defeating Bobby Fish at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. The match hit high gear when Kushida first attempted his Hoverboard Lock. Fish broke the hold and went on the offensive, returning fire with a Falcon...

Jay White beaten at NJPW BOSJ event

New Zealand’s Jay White suffered defeat in a tag team match during Saturday’s NJPW Best of the Super Juniors event. White, 22, tagged with Tiger Mask against Barbaro Cavernario and Chase Owens. Cavernario and Owens worked together to keep White in their half of the ring and not allow him...

Mana challenges Woodgate for NZWPW title

Ben Mana hopes to have everyone behind him tonight at Wairoa Warzone when he challenges “Dream Catcher” Phil Woodgate for the NZWPW Championship. Mana is originally from Nuhaka, a small town roughly 30 kilometres east of Wairoa, and expects to see dozens of family and friends turn out for tonight’s...

G5: Elimination Chamber, Zack Ryder, Brock Lesnar, more

Elimination Chamber will be the first event of its kind in the United States, airing exclusively on WWE Network. Does this mean WWE will place more, or less, importance on Monday’s live special? Zack Ryder wrestled his first match in some time on Raw. Brock Lesnar hasn’t been seen on...

Knox wins Eliminator, guaranteed title shot

When he returned to IPW at The Rush For Gold last month, Dal Knox told everyone he wanted to win the 2015 Eliminator. This past Saturday, Knox made good on his promise. “The Deal” outlasted 19 other men at Genesis: The Eliminator to win the 2015 Eliminator and a guaranteed...

G5: Payback, Kevin Owens, NJPW BOSJ, more

WWE Payback began a busy week for wrestling fans last Monday. How did it stack up compared to the other four WWE pay-per-view events held this year? Kevin Owens surprised everyone when he confronted John Cena on Raw, but the NXT Champion was given a taste of his own medicine...

Twenty fight for title shot in IPW Eliminator

Twenty fight for title shot in IPW Eliminator

One of IPW’s specialty matches takes centre-stage tomorrow night as 20 men try to throw each other over the top rope and gain a contract for an IPW Championship match. In addition to The Eliminator, IPW Genesis will play host to several other significant matches. James Shaw completed an eight-year...

Scarlett reclaims KPW title in bloody Street Fight

Scarlett defeated Frankie Quinn to become a two-time KPW Women’s Champion in a bloody Street Fight this past Saturday at Maniacs United Retribution. The event was aptly named for Scarlett, who has been seeking retribution against Quinn ever since losing the KPW Women’s Championship to her at NZWPW Power Play...