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Raw and SmackDown to air live on The Box

It’s the news New Zealand fans have been waiting for – WWE is finally airing live. Starting in December, both Raw and SmackDown will be screened at the same time as the United States, live-to-air on The Box. Raw airs Tuesdays at 2pm from December 6 with SmackDown airing Wednesdays...

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WWE DVD release schedule (November 2016)

WWE Studios’ Countdown, Brock Lesnar: Eat. Sleep. Conquer. Repeat. and The Royal Rumble Ultimate Collection are some of the latest WWE DVD titles available from Madman Entertainment this month. WWE Studios’ Interrogation, Clash of Champions 2016, and Randy Orton: RKO Outta Nowhere will be available in December.   Countdown (November...

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Time Crisis last stop before IPW NBX

As the saying goes, there’s no rest for the wicked. After six weeks of action at Rainbow’s End and a busy schedule at Auckland Armageddon, IPW continues its march toward Nightmare Before Xmas with Time Crisis on Saturday, November 19. The concept behind Time Crisis is new to IPW. NZPWI...

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WWE cancels New Zealand NXT Live events

Both New Zealand WWE NXT Live events have been cancelled. No reason has been provided for the cancellation. WWE and tour promoter TEG Dainty will look to reschedule dates in the future, according to a statement on the Ticketek website. NXT was scheduled to hold events in Auckland and Wellington...

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Kasey-Roberts rivalry comes to a head

Old foes Charlie Roberts and Jax Kasey clash once more this weekend for what is expected to be the final time. The pair headline APW Reckless Abandon in a two-out-of-three falls match. Kasey and Roberts have wrestled one another up and down New Zealand – most recently involved in a...

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NZPWI Roundtable: WWE Hell in a Cell

Hell in a Cell can change your life – just ask Mick Foley. Yet six WWE Superstars willingly enter the demonic structure live on pay-per-view. Kevin Owens defends the WWE Universal Championship against a desperate Seth Rollins. Roman Reigns and Rusev escalate their personal feud over the United States Championship....

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Murphy Interview

NZPWI had the opportunity to speak to WWE NXT Superstar Murphy earlier this week. Originally from Australia, Murphy is a regular fixture on WWE NXT, and will be part of the first-ever NXT tour of Australia and New Zealand this December. Murphy spoke to NZPWI’s David Dunn about the upcoming...

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Raw: Goldberg returns, accepts Lesnar’s challenge

Goldberg is set to come out of retirement for a massive match with Brock Lesnar. The former world champion made his first appearance on WWE Raw in 12 years to address the challenge laid down by Paul Heyman on Lesnar’s behalf. With his wife and son watching from front-row seats...

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Triple H Interview

When WWE NXT was first conceived in 2012, it was little more than an isolated developmental system in Florida. Now, a few years on, NXT has morphed into WWE’s third global touring brand alongside television juggernauts Raw and SmackDown. Before the end of 2016, NXT will hold events in Canada,...