Peyton Royce Interview

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

Glorious NXT ticket offer over next 72 hours

If you haven’t secured tickets for WWE NXT’s tour of New Zealand yet, this weekend is the time to do it. For the next 72 hours, buy any ticket in the $45 or $75 price ranges to receive a “glorious” upgrade. According to tour promoter TEG Dainty’s Facebook page, fans...

Banks battles El Patron in iPPV title bout

The eyes of the world are on Travis Banks him this morning. The Kiwi Buzzsaw will be part of the first WhatCulture Pro Wrestling (WCPW) iPPV offering, Refuse to Lose. Banks will compete for the vacant Internet Championship—a title introduced to WCPW by Eric Bischoff—in a featured bout in Newcastle....

Brie Bella Interview

Fans of Total Divas rejoice! The Bella Twins are back on New Zealand screens tonight for the premiere of Total Bellas. The six-episode series follows Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan, and the rest of the Bella family, as they move into John Cena and Nikki Bella’s house to help Nikki...

G5: Clash of Champions, Total Bellas, Sakura Events, more

We’re almost a week removed from Clash of Champions. How did Raw’s first pay-per-view since the WWE Draft stack up? Total Bellas premieres on E! this week. How interested are most people in the Bella Twins’ Total Divas spin-off? Plus, now Bad Luck Fale won’t be getting an IWGP Heavyweight...

Accepting Challenges: Brewer Fears Sayers

RJ Brewer has captured the attention of the New Zealand pro-wrestling scene, especially Paul Sayers. When Brewer issued an open challenge on August 3, Sayers responded with a video of his own. The 23-year-old is now one of 12 contenders vying to face Brewer at Sakura Events On the Mat...

Maniacs United: Sayers wins Jackson Shield

“That Young Warrior” Paul Sayers earned a new moniker this past weekend: Jackson Shield holder. Sayers defeated Blaze and Charlie Roberts for the title at Maniacs Strike Back in Auckland on Saturday night. The Jackson Shield is the first singles championship Sayers has held in his 10-year career. He becomes...