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Newscast 01/10/17 Wrestle Kingdom 11, Style Battle, FIP, AAW, ROH updates, PWG, & more

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are back to discuss the huge New Year’s week in indie wrestling. Eddy C joins them to discuss the fallout of Wrestle Kingdom 11, 6 star matches, and more. Ari Berenstein then joins to talk about the ROH World Title match, ROH contract updates, and other topics. Rich gives his impression of the new WWNLive Style Battle S1 E1 and the “new” FIP. “Breaking” news on PWG’s next event and more round out this episode of the Newscast. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com Download the…

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AAW 01/07/17 Tradition Continues Results

AAW 01/07/17 Tradition Continues Results From The LaSalle IL AAW Debut – 402 fans 1. Colt Cabana defeated Silas Young in a match broadcast on Facebook Live. 2. Zachary Wentz defeated Ace Perry 3. Besties In The World (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) defeated the Hooligans 4. Jessicka Havok defeated Taya Valkyrie 5. Nick Brubaker & CJ Esparza & Brett Gakiya defeated Arik Cannon and Spears & Beers 6. AAW Heritage Title: ACH defeated Jake Crist to retain 7. Stephen Wolfe defeated Eddie Machete 8. Mr. LaSalle Bucky Collins, Connor…

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Newscast 01/03/17 ROH Contract Status Updates, CWF Battelcade, AAW, AIW, Beyond, Tier 1, & More

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are here with the first Newscast of 2017. They have tons of news to talk about including contract updates for ROH World Champion Kyle O’Reilly, Bobby Fish, and Shane Taylor. They discuss the ramifications of the Wrestle Kingdom 11 ROH Title match and where this could be leading when it comes to who could win at the Anniversary PPV. Chris runs down a lot of major results from this past weekend including CWF Mid Atlantic Battlecade, AIW, AAW, Beyond Wrestling, and more. They also discuss…

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PWP 2016 Year End Awards: Male Wrestler of the Year

Here at Pro Wrestling Ponderings we are proud of our efforts to represent all corners of the wrestling world in our coverage, something we will attempt to prove with our 2016 Year End Awards. A host of PWP writers past and present as well as some special guests were invited to make their picks for each category and if our mission statement holds true, the next week results should prove interesting. First up it’s Male Wrestler of the Year!

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AAW 12/30/16 Unstoppable Results

AAW 12/30/16 Unstoppable Results Credit: AAW & RR Sterling Homicide def Conor Braxton Kongo Kong and Markus Crane def The Crists Michael Elgin def Paco, Dezmond Xavier, and Matt Fitchett with an Elgin bomb on Paco from the top rope Drew Galloway def Jeff Cobb with Double Arm DDT Pentagon Jr def Chris Hero – post match Hero cut a promo about not knowing what is in his future Cabana and Chuck Taylor def Silas Young and Davey Vega Heidi Lovelace def Kimber Lee – Heidi cut beautiful thank you/…

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AAW: Windy City Classic XII Review

Taped on November 26th, 2016 Opening Match:  ACH vs. Prince Mustafa Ali They start with a feeling out process before picking up the pace and reaching a stalemate.  ACH shoves Ali in the corner and we’re off to the races.  They trade armdrags and Ali connects with a basement dropkick.  ACH matrixes to avoid a clothesline and connects with a double stomp.  He punts Ali from the apron and takes control.  Ali fights back with a tornado DDT and both men are down.  Ali is busted open from the forehead…

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AAW Returns Next Friday Night: Cobb vs. Galloway announced

Friday December 30, 2016 115 Bourbon Street (3359 w 115th Street Merrionette Park, IL) 7:15pm Doors – 8:00pm Bell Time All Ages Event Front Row/Front Row Stage – SOLD OUT Second Row/Second Row Stage – SOLD OUT Third Row – SOLD OUT Fourth Row – SOLD OUT Fifth Row – ALMOST SOLD OUT $25.00 General Admission/Standing Room – $20.00 Tickets available www.aawrestling.com/tickets Unstoppable 1. AAW Heavyweight Championship Match: Sami Callihan vs. Rey Fenix 2. AAW Heritage Championship Match: AR Fox vs. ACH 3. The Rematch One Year In The Making:…

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AAW: Never Say Die 2016 Review

Taped on November 4th, 2016 Opening Match:  Dezmond Xavier vs. Joey Janela Janela eye rakes Xavier and receives a bicycle kick to the face for his troubles.  Xavier snaps off a hurricanrana and connects with a dropkick.  Janela sneaks in a right hand as the referee backs off Xavier and hits a back suplex.  Xavier blocks a swantan with knees and lands a standing corkscrew splash.  They trade kicks and Xavier hits a german suplex.  Janela responds with a brainbuster.  They both land dives to the floor.  In the ring,…

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AAW Windy City Classic XII Live Review

AAW Windy City Classic XII Review by Michael Blanton Logan Square Auditorium Chicago, IL Attendance: 502 11.27.2016 This was the big one! The huge annual event AAW puts on every year. You always know it’s an extra special event when it’s held at Logan Square. This was actually my first WCC since the very first one. So going in I was very excited. They announced very early in the show that Rey Horus had missed his flight, but that the big six man would still be taking place. This place…

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