Beyond Wrestling “Insatiable” Review

In addition to Providence, RI, Beyond added Worcester, MA to their regular touring rotation in September 2015. In November, Beyond ventured to the Electric Haze venue in Worcester, MA to see how they would do in another new market. “Hot Sauce” Tracy Williams and John Silver first met at a Beyond Secret Show in the Summer of 2014. Over two years later, the two competitors are almost completely different wrestlers and would meet once again in the opening contest of this event. The story was simple but really effective; Hot…

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The UK Title Tournament: Thoughts and Reactions

I have never been in a happier crowd than the crowd after the final of the UK Title tournament, we had seen a weekend of solid wrestling and seen guys we’d seen before on the UK scene established as big-time players in this setting, Pete Dunne had been established as a vicious heel, and Tyler Bate as an underdog babyface, and when Tyler Bate won, the joy inside the Empress Ballroom was unbridled. Prior to this however, we’d seen a tournament of great proportions with a molten crowd of rabid…

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ROH 01/14/17 TV Review

ROH 01/14/17 TV Review Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2300 Arena The show this week was the third episode taped at the Final Battle Aftermath tapings. The episode started off with a recap of Lio Rush’s match with Caprice Coleman, in which Coleman was embarrassed by Rush. Kevin Kelly and Nigel McGuinness were on commentary for this episode. First Match: Lio Rush, Jay White & Donovan Dijak vs. The Rebellion (Kenny King, Caprice Coleman & Rhett Titus) After the footage, the six men stood face to face and after it became clear that…

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Newscast 01/18/17 ROH Contract Updates, Beyond, WWNLive, Wrestle Circus, CZW, ROH TV Taping spoilers & More

Chris GST & Rich Laconi are here to discuss some big news regarding ROH contract’s of Keith Lee & Donovan Dijak, Beyond Wrestling being put on the ROH “banned” list, and more. Results from PWX, Wrestle Circus, and ROH spoilers are discussed. The spoilers are at the end of the show so you can listen to the Newscast without having anything revealed that you aren’t warned of. Also news for CZW, Beyond Wrestling, Tier 1, WWNlive, EVOLVE, and lots of other discussion. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com Download the episode…

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CWF Mid Atlantic Worldwide features Battlecade Main Event Lee vs Attitude

CWF Mid Atlantic has been featuring their Battlecade X7 event over the last few weeks on Worldwide with it culminating tomorrow (Wed Jan 18, 2017) with Andrew Everett versus Arik Royal and the main event for the Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Title of Trevor Lee versus Brad Attitude. Make sure you don’t miss it by subscribing to their youtube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/CWFMidAtlantic/ Check out their special looking back at the history between these two men Catch up on the last two weeks here that featured the Battlecade X7 matches. CWF Mid-Atlantic…

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Why I’m Critical

Every now and then, I’ll find myself feeling the need to write an article defending or at least clarifying the role of the professional wrestling reviewer.  I don’t presume that anyone actually cares about what I have to say, but on the off chance that there’s a brave soul out there, here we go.  What I’m about to say applies to MY reviews only.  I do not speak for any other reviewer, although I hope that others would at least partially agree with my sentiments. I Write Reviews for the…

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PROGRESS 01/15/17 Chapter 42 Life, The Universe and Wrestling Report

PROGRESS 01/15/17 Chapter 42 Life, The Universe and Wrestling Report Credit: Martin Bentley PROGRESS Wrestling hosted their first show of 2017, “Chapter 42: Life, The Universe and Wrestling” (based on Douglas Adams’ “The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy”) on January 15th at the O2 Academy in Birmingham, PROGRESS’ debut in the city. Before the show started, WWE superstar and former PROGRESS competitor Finn Bálor made a guest appearance, and said while he couldn’t wrestle, he still wanted to compete, and proposed a game of Musical Chairs against four fans. For…

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WrestleCircus 01/14/17 Tough Act to Follow Result

WrestleCircus 01/14/17 Tough Act to Follow Result Credit: Erin Quinn 1. Pre Show: KO Cox defeated Greg Zerockis via Palm Strike 2. Space Monkey def Jarvis Cottenbelly with a roll up 3. Ricky Starks & Arron Solow def Rey Fenix & Laredo Kid 4. Christi Jaynes def Allie Kat 5. Moose def Jeff Cobb 6. Scorpio Sky def Jorden Len-X, Ethan Page, Willie Mack, and Gregory James to retain the Sideshow Championship 7. Texas Bullrope Match: Jax Dane def Carson 8. Killer Elite Squad def Guerrillas of Destiny 9. Sammy…

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NOVA Pro Wrestling: Paradise by the Dashboard Light Review

November 25th, 2016 Pre-Show Match:  Frankie Pickard vs. Mikey Webb Webb backs Pickard into the corner and then sneaks in a shot as the referee tries to separate them.  Pickard responds with facewash knee strikes and an enzuigiri.  Webb anticipates a charge and hits an ace crusher.  He follows with a backbreaker.  Pickard connects with a spinning gamengiri for a two count.  Webb avoids a top-rope moonsault and hits a death valley driver into the turnbuckles for a nearfall.  Pickard hits two DDTs for the win at 6:51.  A fun…

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