Scarlett beats Vixsin to retain in Melbourne

KPW Women’s Champion Scarlett will return to New Zealand with her title after defeating Australia’s Vixsin in Melbourne last night. “I’m thrilled to bring the cup back home and already looking forward to the next opportunity to wrestle in Australia,” Scarlett told NZPWI. “Vixsin was as brutal as I had...

Link Barnett in action at Wrestle Rampage Fallout today

New Zealand’s “Human Bullet” Link Barnett will be in action in Adelaide today, taking on “Smashing Machine” Chris Vice at Wrestle Rampage Fallout. Barnett, who currently resides in Australia, has found his rhythm in Wrestle Rampage this year, picking up big wins over Queensland’s AJ Istria and South Australia’s John...

Bad Luck Fale knocked out of G1 Climax

New Zealand’s Bad Luck Fale has been knocked out of the New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Climax following a loss to Shinsuke Nakamura this past Friday. Nakamura defeated Fale with two Boma Ye knee strikes to advance to the tournament final. “The Underboss” performed admirably over the course of the 11-event...

Raideen beaten at EVOLVE 31, in action again at EVOLVE 32

James Raideen is in action again today as part of the EVOLVE 32 iPPV, taking on Drew Gulak in his second match of the Style Battle Round Robin Tournament. Raideen was unsuccessful in his match against Biff Busick yesterday on the EVOLVE 31 card, losing via submission when Busick countered...

New Zealand contingent invades MCW

A contingent of New Zealanders will be in action across the ditch tonight at MCW Clash of the Titans in Melbourne. Travis Banks is set to be part of a triple threat match against two of Australia’s standouts. Banks takes on Western Australian Chris Vice and Victorian veteran Krackerjak in...

James Raideen part of EVOLVE 31 iPPV

New Zealand’s James Raideen makes his iPPV debut today as part of the EVOLVE 31 event. The former Zero1 World Heavyweight Champion has left Japan in favour of Florida, and will be part of EVOLVE’s reboot this weekend, wrestling on three back-to-back events held today, tomorrow, and Monday. Raideen is...

Scarlett to defend KPW women’s title in Melbourne

KPW Women’s Champion Scarlett is currently in Melbourne, Australia, where she will defend her title tonight. “Coming back from April’s broken ankle has been challenging but I want to step things up to make up for lost time, and wrestling in Australia has been a goal for a while,” she...

G5: WWE Network, Ambrose vs. Rollins, Stephanie McMahon, more

WWE Network is finally due out in New Zealand next week. Will everyone—who doesn’t have it already—be signing up on launch day? Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins will meet one-on-one at SummerSlam, but in what sort of match? With Ambrose announcing his chosen stipulation on this week’s SmackDown, the G5...

Mana offers advice for tomorrow’s Over the Top Battle Royal

Mana offers advice for tomorrow’s Over the Top Battle Royal

NZWPW returns to Wainuiomata for its annual Over the Top Battle Royal tomorrow night, with 20 men fighting for the right to an NZWPW Championship match in the main event of Power Play. Ben Mana knows the match better than most, as a two-time Over the Top winner. “It is...

WWE tryouts begin in Melbourne today

WWE tryouts begin in Melbourne today

Most wrestling fans would agree there is no bigger day of the year than WrestleMania, but for a handful of New Zealand wrestlers, today’s is the most important date on the calendar. Kade Morgan, Marcus Kool, Rhys Youngblood, Shane Sinclair, and Travis Banks are currently in Melbourne to join fellow...