Five shows to watch on Powerbomb.TV: January 2018 Edition

I am back with this month’s edition of five shows to watch on Powerbomb.TV. Incase you missed the first edition of this, you can check it out HERE. For those that don’t know, Powerbomb.TV is a newer independent wrestling VOD and live streaming service established mid 2017. Powerbomb.TV has live streams of events including Beyond Wrestling on the last Sunday of every month. Their service includes recent shows from promotions such as Anarchy Wrestling and Preston City Wrestling as well as classic shows from Combat Zone Wrestling and IWA Mid-South. Wondering where to start on there? Well I’ve got you covered. You can use the code PWP20 to receive 20 free days when you sign up. With already 517 events from 78 promotions and more than 1,006 hours of wrestling content, and a on-demand library that continues to grow, Powerbomb.TV is one of the best deals in pro wrestling streaming.

1) Beyond Wrestling: Heavy Lies The Crown

Sunday December 31, 2017

Worchester, Massachusettes

This was the last event of the year 2017 from Beyond Wrestling and it also includes the first match of 2018. With an Americanrana type lineup, Beyond Wrestling planned to end the new year with a bang, and they did just that. The event includes a TLC match, a first time encounter between Keith Lee and Josh Briggs, a fans bring the weapons match, and many more. In my opinion, this was Beyond Wrestling’s second best show of the year 2017 (right behind Americanrana ’17). You can find my review of the show HERE.

Match of the Night: David Starr vs. Joey Janela

You’ll also enjoy: Keith Lee vs. Josh Briggs, Doom Patrol vs. EYFBO

Match List:

  • John Silver vs. Jordynne Grace
  • Joey Ryan, Johnny Cockstrong, and Massage NV (VSK and Dorian Graves) vs. Amityville Project (Dan Barry, Mike Verna, Rex Lawless, and Ryan Galeone)
  • Wheeler YUTA vs. Flip Gordon
  • Tables, Ladders and Chairs Match: Doom Patrol (Chris Dickinson and Jaka) vs. EYFBO (Angel Ortiz and Mike Draztik)
  • Matthew Riddle’s BROpen Challenge
  • Keith Lee vs. Josh Briggs
  • Rickey Shane Page vs. AR Fox
  • First Match of 2018 – Fans Bring the Weapons: David Starr vs Joey Janela with Penelope Ford


2) Nova Pro Wrestling: Such Great Heights

Thursday December 28, 2017

Annandale, Virginia

Where else can you see live independent wrestling on a Thursday but Powerbomb. This is the first event from Nova Pro to be live streamed and it was also the first Nova Pro event that I watched. The show opens with an entertaining opener from Tim Donst and Jimmy Jacobs and continues to deliver with matches from Fred Yehi, Dominic Garrini, and a surprise appearance from David Starr. I highly recommend this show. You can also read Ryan Rozanski’s review of the show HERE.

Match of the Night: The Ugly Ducklings vs. Arik Royal and David Starr

You’ll also enjoy: Tim Donst vs. Jimmy Jacobs, Jonathan Gresham vs. Sonjay Dutt

Match List:

  • “Safety First” Tim Donst vs. Jimmy Jacobs
  • Fred Yehi vs. Alexander James
  • Four Way Elimination Match: Allie Kat vs. Angelus Layne vs. Brittany Blake vs. Jordynne Grace
  • No Rope Match: Dominic Garrini vs. John Kermon
  • PWI Ultra J Championship Match: Logan Easton LaRoux (c) vs. Sage Philips
  • The Ugly Ducklings (Lance Lude and Rob Killjoy) vs. Arik Royal and David Starr
  • Street Fight: Faye Jackson vs. Veda Scott
  • Independent Wrestling Championship: Jonathan Gresham (c) with Stokely Hathaway vs. Sonjay Dutt


3) Limitless Wrestling: Hybrid Moments

Friday November 3, 2017

Portland, Maine

This show from Limitless Wrestling was recently added on Thursday January 18th. The promotion from Maine bought in top names like Sami Callihan, Petey Williams and Matt Cross. The crowd was hot all night and is one of the promotions to look out for out of the New England area. It is the only event from Limitless on the service as of yet but I’m looking forward to seeing more Limitless events on Powerbomb.

Match of the Night: Sami Callihan vs. Ace Romero

You’ll also enjoy: Darby Allin vs. Josh Briggs, Petey Williams vs. Matt Cross

Match List:

  • Sami Callihan vs. Ace Romero
  • Jordynne Grace vs. Jessicka Havok
  • Darby Allin vs. Josh Briggs
  • Thick Boys (Jay Freddie and John Silver) vs. Maine State Posse
  • Petey Williams vs. “M-Dogg 20” Matt Cross
  • Maxwell Jacob Friedman vs. Jonathan Gresham
  • Cam Zagami Open Challenge
  • Christian Casanova vs. “All Ego” Ethan Page
  • Six Woman Scramble Match: Davienne vs. Willow Nightingale vs. Ashley Vox vs. Terra Callaway vs. Kennedi Copeland vs. Skylar
  • JT Dunn vs. “All Good” Athony Greene


4) Black Label Pro: 1st of Tha Month

Friday December 1, 2017

Crown Point, Indiana

This is the third ever event from Black Label Pro. The Indiana promotion looked to crown the first ever Black Label Pro Champion with AJ Gray facing Tom Lawlor in the main event. Plus matches from some of the top names in independent wrestling such as Darby Allin, Maxwell Jacob Friedman, and the Carnies. Black Label Pro has become one of my favorite promotions established in 2017.

Match of the Night: AJ Gray vs. Tom Lawlor

You’ll also enjoy: Darby Allin vs. Sammy Guevara, Gunner Miller vs. Maxwell Jacob Friedman

Match List:

  • Darby Allin vs. Sammy Guevara
  • Arik Cannon vs. Dominic Garrini
  • Sage Philips vs. Suge D
  • Gunner Miller vs. Maxwell Jacob Friedman
  • Danny Adams, Kevin Ku & Kevin Lee Davidson vs. The Carnies (Kerry Awful, Nick Iggy & Tripp Cassidy)
  • Gangrel & Kevin Thorn vs. Air Wolf & Jonathan Wolf
  • Allie Kat vs. Darin Corbin vs. Mance Warner vs. Matt Knicks vs. Nick Cutler vs. Shane Sabre vs. Space Monkey vs. Stevie Fierce
  • Eric Ryan vs. Gary Jay
  • CW Anderson vs. Everett Connors
  • For the vacant Black Label Pro Championship: AJ Gray vs. Tom Lawlor


5) Blind Pig: An Immersive Wrestling Experience

Sunday September 17, 2017

Blackwood, New Jersey

This event is pretty unique, taking place in front of a small crowd at CZW Academy in Blackwood, NJ. If you can get pass the first two matches, this event is a pretty fun one. It features a really good main event between David Starr and MJF, along with Joey Janela facing his toughest opponent, The Invisible Man. The show is an entertaining 1 hour and 45 minutes. Great job by Giancarlo Dittamo and everyone involved.

Match of the Night: David Starr vs. Maxwell Jacob Friedman

You’ll also enjoy: Joey Janela vs. The Invisible Man, The Dub Boys and Jonathan Gresham vs. Ken Broadway, Matt Travis and Teddy Hart

Match List:

  • Anthony Gangone vs. Jimmy Lloyd
  • Maria Manic vs. Kid Christian
  • Joey Janela vs. The Invisible Man
  • Kit Osbourne vs. Ace Austin vs. Dan Barry
  • The Dub Boys (Dave McCall and Nate Carter) and Jonathan Gresham vs. Ken Broadway, Matt Travis and Teddy Hart
  • David Starr vs. Maxwell Jacob Friedman (Special Referee: DJ Hyde)

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