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G5: WWE off-season, Night of Champions, WWE Network, more

WWE Raw’s “season premiere” last week begs an interesting question: Should WWE implement an off-season? Will Night of Champions be able to top WWE’s other major September offering, NXT TakeOver? Assuming WWE is number one, which is the second-best promotion in the wrestling world? We’re debating these—and more—questions in this...

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Throwback Thursday: WCW Fall Brawl (1994)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. September 18 is not exactly a day that could be confused with a cornucopia of great moments, but includes a few memories from the annals of history, from The Fabulous Moolah’s tournament victory to begin her (questionable)...

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Shaw injured, out four months

Last month’s Rival Turf was one of the most memorable events in IPW history. Pirate Burns turned his back on The Origin to join The Investment, Britenay and Evie engaged in a wild fight for the women’s title, Fury and Travis Banks wrestled a match of the year contender with...

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Misty and Roberts win Hughes Academy titles

Misty achieved her dream of capturing a women’s title at Saturday’s Hughes Academy Live Pro Wrestling event. The veteran Wellingtonian pinned Krystal Kayne after a Raging Thunder TKO to win the vacant Hughes Academy Women’s Championship in a triple threat that also featured Frankie Quinn. Charlie Roberts also claimed gold...

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Two titles introduced at Live Pro Wrestling

The Hughes Academy is set to crown two new titleholders tonight, with the Hughes Academy Championship and Hughes Academy Women’s Championship both up for grabs. Charlie Roberts, Hotaru, Kauri Walker, and a fourth mystery competitor will take part in a round-robin tournament to determine the first Hughes Academy Champion. The...

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Throwback Thursday: WCW Nitro (September 11, 1995)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. September 11 is filled with much notable history, from the birth of one of wrestling’s greatest faces in Paul Heyman, to the two irreplaceable legends of Bruno Sammartino and Gorilla Monsoon fighting each other to a stalemate,...

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Sayers comes seconds from NZWPW title win

Paul Sayers took the fight to “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn during Friday’s NZWPW event, and looked to be moments from winning the NZWPW Championship before Dream Catcher interfered on behalf of his Nobodies stablemate. Sayers and Rufguts fought with the same intensity they brought to their unscheduled brawl at the end...

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Sayers challenges Rufguts for NZWPW title tonight

After a chaotic Beat Down event last Friday, scores look to be settled more definitively at NZWPW Bringing Down the Beat Down tonight. Following their out of control brawl at the end of last Friday’s event, NZWPW CWO Rehu has announced Paul Sayers and “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn will meet with...

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Throwback Thursday: Breakdown (1998)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. September 4 is a day rife with wrestling history; from Georg Hackenschmidt’s championship matches in the early 1900s, to the birth of Jerry Jarrett in 1942, to the third annual King of the Ring event in 1987,...

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Burns betrays Origin at IPW Rival Turf

A shocking betrayal from Pirate Burns handed The Investment an all-important victory over The Origin in Rival Turf’s Capture the Flag Match this past Saturday. Burns defected from The Origin by attacking Alfred Valentine with a flag before removing his maroon track jacket to reveal an Investment T-shirt underneath. The...