Tagged: NZWPW

Howard defends against Roberts at NZWPW Power Play

The regular sounds of the Hutt City Musical Theatre will be replaced by those of grunts, groans and bodyslams later tonight. NZWPW Power Play, the promotion’s biggest event of the year, brings six matches to Epuni. Longtime NZWPW Champion Chad Howard defends his title against Over The Top battle royal...

Mana defends in four-way at NZWPW PowerPlay XII

Mana defends in four-way at NZWPW PowerPlay XII

Ben Mana defends his NZWPW Championship against three hungry challengers in the main event of PowerPlay XII tonight at Lower Hutt’s Belmont Memorial Hall. For James Shaw, one of the three, it’s an opportunity to compete in the title match he earned after winning NZWPW’s Over the Top Battle Royal....

Ben Mana speaks on PowerPlay XII main event

He expected to go one-on-one with James Shaw but now Ben Mana must defend the NZWPW Championship in a fatal four-way this Friday. NZWPW CWO “Dream Catcher” Phil Woodgate has stacked the deck against Mana and announced Chad Howard and “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn will also take part in the PowerPlay...

Castlewood prepares for coronation

When he arrives at the Belmont Memorial Hall for NZWPW Over The Top tonight, Curtis Castlewood won’t consider it a triumphant homecoming to the area he began his wrestling training, but rather a reminder of the hard road he has travelled since he was last in Wellington. “The last time...

Mana retains at Mexican Fight Night

Ben Mana defended the NZWPW Championship for the first time since winning the title in Wairoa at last night’s Mexican Fight Night event in Naenae. While attendees watched, fuelled by Mexican cuisine, Mana overcame what was possibly the biggest challenge of all three of his NZWPW title reigns, defeating “Rufguts”...

Mana becomes three-time champ in Wairoa

Ben Mana has become the new NZWPW Champion after defeating “Dream Catcher” Phil Woodgate in front of a raucous home-town crowd in the main event of Wairoa Warzone. The Modern Maori Warrior’s win has prompted an outpouring of support from those in the New Zealand wrestling scene, including IPW Champion...

Mana challenges Woodgate for NZWPW title

Ben Mana hopes to have everyone behind him tonight at Wairoa Warzone when he challenges “Dream Catcher” Phil Woodgate for the NZWPW Championship. Mana is originally from Nuhaka, a small town roughly 30 kilometres east of Wairoa, and expects to see dozens of family and friends turn out for tonight’s...

NZWPW schedules two more shows for May

It’s a busy month for NZWPW, with two more shows scheduled for the promotion before the end of May. In addition to last night’s Right 2 Challenge event, NZWPW will be in action in Lower Hutt on May 23, and again in Wairoa on May 30. The promotion was originally...

Howard wins chaotic Right 2 Challenge match

Chad Howard has won the Right 2 Challenge contract and a shot at the NZWPW Championship. “Four down and new Right 2 Challenge contract holder,” he posted on Instagram. “Finally get my chance to get the NZWPW heavyweight championship.” Howard defeated James Shaw, “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn and Shane Sinclair in...

Eight vie for the Right 2 Challenge

Eight men vie for a shot at the NZWPW Championship tonight at NZWPW Right 2 Challenge. St Anne’s Parish Hall in Newtown will host four qualifying matches to determine who advances to the fatal four-way for the Right 2 Challenge. IPW Champion James Shaw makes his NZWPW return to face...