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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...

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Rufguts and Sayers brawl at Beat Down

While neither man was announced as part of NZWPW Beat Down, Paul Sayers and “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn stole the show with a wild brawl at the end of Friday’s event. Ben Mana and JC Star faced off in the scheduled main event of the evening, which ended when Dream Catcher...

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Gimme Five: Special Guest TK Cooper

Brock Lesnar and John Cena are locked in a game-changing feud for both men. Is this Cena’s most intriguing storyline in years? WWE NXT has been available to New Zealand audiences for weeks now. Who’s worth keeping an eye on in WWE’s developmental system? Plus, it’s a busy weekend for...

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Rival Turf: The Investment vs. The Origin

The turf war between The Investment and The Origin comes to a head tomorrow night in IPW’s signature double-ring spectacular. Rival Turf will be the battleground on which The Investment and The Origin finally collide in a 12-man Capture the Flag contest. IPW Director Daniel Burnell’s Investment side will be...

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Nobodies marked men at Beat Down

The Nobodies will be marked men at NZWPW Beat Down tonight, where Ben Mana takes on JC Star. “For years I have had a lot of respect for this guy due to his craft and his years in the NZ wrestling game,” Mana said. “Sadly he is part of a...

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Throwback Thursday: SummerSlam (1989)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. As it turns out, the 28th of August is a bit of a dry spell in regards to televised wrestling; the only big televised show was the 1989 edition of SummerSlam. So for at least one more...

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Global Force Wrestling announces partnership with IPW

Global Force Wrestling (GFW) has announced a partnership with New Zealand’s Impact Pro Wrestling (IPW). News of the partnership broke early this morning, after IPW promised a big announcement earlier in the week. “It seemed like a natural progression to reach out Down Under,” GFW CEO Jeff Jarrett said. “Professional...