Newscast 12/06/16 Chris DePetrillo of Figure Toy Co, Darius Carter, Final Battle, Young Bucks Update & More

Chris GST has a packed show this week for the Newscast. Rich Laconi joins him to talk about Final Battle, updates on the Young Bucks, new ROH champions, and a live perspective of the PPV. They also do previews for Tier 1, Beyond Wrestling, CZW, and EVOLVE. Two big guests on the show include Darius Carter to talk about his disgruntled feelings about Tier 1 management and their upcoming show Resurgence. Then Chris DePetrillo of Figure Toy Co that are making the Rising Stars, Legends, and Ring of Honor figure…

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Podcast of Honor 12/04/16 Final Battle Review + Young Bucks Update

Chris GST, Ari Berenstein, Chris Miccio, and Rich Laconi are back with a huge review of Final Battle 2016. Lots of discussion that includes who the real winners and losers were, why the Castle/Cabana match was not everything it could have been, and more. They also discuss the update about the Young Bucks contract status. Lots of insight in this episode. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com You can download the file by clicking the arrow button on the player

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Battle Scars

Death match wrestling is one of the most polarizing genres that the sport utilizes. Companies that display the style are seen as trash promotions by some fans, usually due to them watching a few clips and making their stances based off those short moments of action. While I understand that the blood bath format isn’t for everyone, I have admittedly always enjoyed it. I may prefer a technical showcase, but I am really a fan of just about every form of wrestling that exists. If you have found yourself in…

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ROH 12/3/16 TV Review

ROH 12/3/16 TV Review Baltimore, Maryland William J Meyers Pavilion The show this week was the fourth taped episode from television tapings that took place on October 29th and is the final episode from the tapings,first airing right after the Final Battle PPV. First Match: Cheeseburger & Will Ferrara w/ Joey Daddiego vs. The Tempura Boyz (Sho & Yo) Joey Daddiego escorted Cheeseburger and Ferrara to the ring and joined commentary, as is apparently is their new trainer and nutritionist. The Tempura Boyz doubled teamed Burger early, only for Cheeseburger…

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Watching Wrestling Through The Eyes Of My Daughters

All passions must be fostered and nurtured in order for them to grow, the love I have for pro wrestling is no different. Like most fans I have had moments where that passion has glowed brighter and others where I have identified as being more of a casual viewer. In the past few years I have made a reconnect with it all for several reasons. It’s not the multiple streaming services that offer the ability to watch more programming than I could ever handle. It’s not even the amazing connection…

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New ROH World Champion Kyle O’Reilly Interview

New ROH World Champion Kyle O’Reilly Interview Before Ring of Honor’s Final Battle event, new ROH World Champion Kyle O’Reilly sat down and shared his thoughts about his career and the biggest match of his life against then champion Adam Cole. O’Reilly came off as unassuming and mild-manner the entire time, speaking matter-of-factly about his considerable success even before winning the title. He described his wrestling career humbly, asserting that he is just like anyone else who has the desire to come a professional wrestler. “A lot of guys probably…

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CWF Mid Atlantic 12/03/16 Christmas Special Results

CWF Mid Atlantic 12/03/16 Christmas Special Results The evening began with Mid-Atlantic Tag-Team Champions MECHA MERCENARY & AARON BIGGS tossing presents out to the crowd. They were interrupted by ETHAN SHARPE, who in the spirit of Christmas, offered the champs an undisclosed sum of money and a “two hundred dollar gift card for sandwiches” to BUY the tag-team championship. The champs kept the gift card but gave Sharpe his money back, telling him to instead use the money to recruit himself a partner for a tag-team title bout later on….

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ROH 12/02/16 Final Battle Review

ROH 12/02/16 Final Battle Review NYC, New York Hammerstein Ballroom Full disclosure before I begin this review: I was live in attendance for Ring of Honor’s return to the Hammerstein Ballroom for Final Battle. This is one of my favorite venues to see a wrestling event and to say that I was a thrall to frenetic anticipation would be an understatement. Also, I had four shots of espresso before the show. Take that for what you will as you read on. Cheeseburger & Will Ferrara vs. The Tempura Boyz (Sho…

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House of Hardcore 12/03/16 HoH 21 Blizzard Brawl iPPV

House of Hardcore 12/03/16 HoH 21 Blizzard Brawl iPPV You can get this from FloSlam Credit: ProWrestling.net 1. Bull James beat Kevin Throne. Bull came out wearing a cheesehead to the delight of the crowd. He won with a pedigree on the cheesehead. 2. Matt Striker beat Conor Braxton. Striker led a crazy dance off that including Katie Forbes. He won with a roll up while Braxton was performing a giant swing on one of Striker’s dancing girls on a hover board. 3. Mr. Anderson beat The Sadist. Anderson won…

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