Howard wins chaotic Right 2 Challenge match

Chad Howard has won the Right 2 Challenge contract and a shot at the NZWPW Championship. “Four down and new Right 2 Challenge contract holder,” he posted on Instagram. “Finally get my chance to get the NZWPW heavyweight championship.” Howard defeated James Shaw, “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn and Shane Sinclair in...

Eight vie for the Right 2 Challenge

Eight men vie for a shot at the NZWPW Championship tonight at NZWPW Right 2 Challenge. St Anne’s Parish Hall in Newtown will host four qualifying matches to determine who advances to the fatal four-way for the Right 2 Challenge. IPW Champion James Shaw makes his NZWPW return to face...

Banks begins Australian tour with win over Four Nations

Travis Banks has avenged a loss to the Four Nations with a win over the New South Wales super-group this past weekend. Banks—who was beaten as part of Team New Zealand alongside Pat Schisk and TK Cooper last year—joined forces with Australians Matt Basso and Massive Q to take down...

Goto dethrones Nakamura at Wrestling Dontaku

Hirooki Goto has defeated Shinsuke Nakamura to capture the IWGP Intercontinental Championship in Fukuoka, Japan. Goto met Nakamura in the main event of NJPW Wrestling Dontaku, held Sunday night. With Nakamura heading into his eighth month as IWGP Intercontinental Champion, it seemed unlikely Goto would be able to dethrone the...

Kenith costs Kartik Hughes Academy Championship

Interference from Kenith cost Kartik his shot at the Hughes Academy Championship this past weekend. A rivalry between the two developed at March’s Live Pro Wrestling event after Kenith beat Kartik one-on-one, only to be eliminated from the Inter-Promotional Rumble by Kartik later in the night, earning the Neo Viper...

Kartik challenges Roberts for title tonight

“The Neo Viper” Kartik is scheduled for the biggest match of his career when he challenges Charlie Roberts for the Hughes Academy Championship at Live Pro Wrestling tonight. Kartik will be a massive underdog heading into the bout against Roberts, a position he knows well. Kartik outlasted 26 other competitors in...

Cena vs. Rusev IV announced for Payback

John Cena will defend the United States Championship against Rusev once again at WWE Payback, this time in an “I Quit” Match. Cena retained his title against the former champ in a Russian Chain Match earlier this afternoon at Extreme Rules. Rusev berated Lana about his loss after the bout...

G5: Extreme Rules, Samoa Joe, Ronda Rousey, more

Extreme Rules takes place tomorrow. Where does the event rank among WWE’s pay-per-view offerings? Samoa Joe could be headed to WWE NXT – but will he be able to make his mark in the talent-dense roster? The fallout of Ronda Rousey’s WrestleMania appearance is still being felt, with rumours flying...

Hughes Academy seeks non-wrestlers

The Hughes Academy of Professional Wrestling is looking to expand its roster with a number of non-wrestling roles. The promotion is seeking people interested in becoming camera operators, commentators, managers, referees or ring announcers. Based in Auckland, the Hughes Academy holds events roughly every six weeks, and has shows scheduled at...

Shaw wins IPW Championship, ends Investment

James Shaw has ended Fury’s nine-month reign with the IPW Championship and forced The Investment to disband in the process. Shaw overcame both Fury and Jakob Cross in a triple threat main event at IPW The Rush for Gold this past weekend. It appeared Shaw would be in for an...