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Shaw unsuccessful in second PWA appearance

James Shaw returns to New Zealand with a loss under his belt after wrestling for PWA in Sydney. Shaw was beaten by Mr Juicy at Saturday’s The Thin Red Line event. Mr. Juicy defeats New Zealand's James Shaw after a hugely entertaining match up #ThinRedLine — PWA Australia (@PWAaustralia) August...

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Clash of the Titans featuring NZ talent available via VOD

New Zealanders can now see Evie, Marcus Kool, Slade Mercer, Toni Storm, and Travis Banks in action for MCW as Clash of the Titans is available via video on demand. The event, held in Melbourne earlier this month, featured three matches involving New Zealand talent. Marcus Kool and Slade Mercer...

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Idol vs. Liger added to Rival Turf

The card for IPW Rival Turf continues to heat up with the addition of another feature bout. IPW has announced Johnny Idol will clash with Liger at this Saturday’s event. Idol and Liger have an issue with one another dating back to Liger’s post-match attack on Idol at New Heights...

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G5: SummerSlam, WWE Network, AAA, more

WWE’s biggest event of the American summer is behind us – what sort of legacy did this year’s SummerSlam leave behind? SummerSlam will back its bags and leave California in favour of New Jersey/New York next year, but where else would the Gimme Five team like to see given the...

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Throwback Thursday: SummerSlam (2005)

Seeing as we are still basking in the SummerSlam twilight, this week’s Throwback Thursday takes us back to the 2005 edition of the annual summer spectacular. The event occurred during the midst of what has come to be known as the Ruthless Aggression Era and, as a result, has some...

UNSTOPPABLE: Brock Lesnar dismantled John Cena with 16 German suplexes at SummerSlam to become the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion. PHOTO: WWE

SummerSlam: Lesnar dominates Cena

Brock Lesnar has won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship after a vicious onslaught of 16 German suplexes and two F5s left John Cena incapacitated in the SummerSlam main event. Lesnar powered Cena up for an F5 seconds into the bout but the then-champ was able to kick out of Lesnar’s...

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Maniacs United holds Underground 2 tomorrow

Maniacs United returns to action tomorrow night with its second annual Underground event. Underground 2 promises to be somewhat different from the standard Maniacs United experience, with three unique stipulations announced for tomorrow’s matches. JPE takes on Maniacs United General Manager Adesh Patel in a $500 Cheque on a Pole...

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Throwback Thursday: WCW Road Wild (1999)

Blake Leitch looks back 15 years to the day when WCW put on their fourth, and ultimately final, edition of the Road Wild pay-per-view in NZPWI’s inaugural edition of Throwback Thursday. *** Before watching the event, I looked at the match card which looked to feature some promising matches: Rey...

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WWE Network available in New Zealand

After months of waiting, WWE Network is now available in New Zealand as well as 170 other countries and territories throughout the world. The Network went live for audiences outside the United States at 1am this morning, giving Kiwis access to an in-depth video library including every WWE, WCW, and...

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Raideen comes up short in EVOLVE Style Battle

The Style Battle is over for James Raideen, who was unable to win the four-man round-robin tournament held over the course of this weekend’s three EVOLVE iPPV events. Raideen was fired up after losing his first match in the Style Battle, and took the fight to Drew Gulak before the...