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PWP 2016 Year End Awards: Breakout Star 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 results should prove interesting. Our penultimate category is for 2016’s Breakout star.

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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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ROH 7/2/2016 TV Review

ROH 7/2/16-Review This week’s show was the 250th episode of ROH television, so we get a best of show, as Kevin Kelly tells us that the crew is recovering from Best in the World and as such, we the viewing audience get to celebrate the milestone by watching matches we have seen before. First Match: Television Title Match Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs Bobby Fish This match was a good choice to start the show, showing fans what Fish went through in this brawl against Ishii. Fish took control early, but…

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AJ Styles Joins Figure Toy Co/Wrestling Superstore Action Figure Line

Phenomenal 1 @AJStylesOrg is the latest star to join up w/ us @FiguresToyCo and will be part of our all new wrestling figure series! — Wrestling Superstore (@wres_superstore) July 13, 2015 AJ STYLES clap clap clapclapclap! Our figure series just got Phenomenal with the addition of @AJStylesOrg to the lineup of stars we have! — Figures Toy Company (@FiguresToyCo) July 14, 2015 AJ Sytles joined the action figure line by Figure Toy Co/Wrestling Superstore. It already includes Doc Gallows, Amber O’Neal, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks, Brian Myers, Joey Ryan,…

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New Japan Pro Wrestling Dominion 2015 In Osaka Castle Hall Live Results

NJPW “DOMINION 7.5 IN OSAKA CASTLE HALL”, 05.07.2015  0. Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Ryusuke Taguchi, Máscara Dorada & Sho Tanaka def  Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask & Yohei Komatsu Typical ten man tag to get everyone on the card.  However, Masacara Dorada looked great here and seemed like a complete waste on this card.  Maybe bigger plans lay ahead of him in the Jr. division, perhaps a singles match with Ricochet to setup Ricochet as a challenger.  Nakanishi had a segment with Tenzan that was horrible. …

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New Japan Pro Wrestling Invasion Attack 2015 Results

1. Yuji Nagata, Captain New Japan, Alex Shelley, KUSHIDA & Yohei Komatsu vs. Manabu Nakanishi, Jushin Thunder Liger, Tiger Mask, Ryusuke Taguchi & Sho Tanaka Team Nagata gets the win when Shelley pinned Tanaka via Kryptonite Crunch.  Match was really nothing. Winners: Yuji Nagata, Captain New Japan, Alex Shelley, KUSHIDA & Yohei Komatsu 2. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima & Tomoaki Honma vs. Yujiro Takahashi, Tama Tonga & Cody Hall Tenzan, Kojima and Honma get the win when Honma hit the top rope headbutt for the win.  This was okay.  Nothing…

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House of Glory Press Release: December 19th 2014 “Phenomenal Showdown”

House of Glory Press Release: December 19th 2014 “Phenomenal Showdown” A week before Christmas House of Glory is giving the New York wrestling fans a special gift. An amazing night of professional wrestling and a first time ever dream match for all wrestling fans when two of the best professional wrestlers going today go one on one for the biggest prize in House of Glory on the line. “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles will face the House of Glory Heavyweight Champion “The Future of Flight” Ricochet! The House of Glory Tag…

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Weekly Newscast 12/02/14 New Japan World, NJPW/indie wrestling, AAW, AIW, Beyond Wrestling & More

Chris and Jerome are back with tons of news and lots of results to talk about. New Japan World launched and it is changing the landscape when it comes to what wrestling fans can spend their money on. Jerome and Chris delve into the new platform, the news that NJPW is coming to US TV, and what this could mean for indie wrestling. AIW, AAW, and Beyond Wrestling all had big shows this weekend and Jerome gives his live experience from AAW. Then the duo talk about the recent debate…

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Podcast of Honor: Final Battle 2014 Preview (Styles Clash Controversy & ROH/Contracts)

Chris GST, Ari Berenstein, & Chris Miccio are back to discuss all the news around ROH and there is not a shortage. The trio begin with the recent debate started by the string of injuries caused by AJ Styles while performing the Styles Clash finisher. They delve into whether the move should be discontinued and why/or why not the blame should fall on Styles. Then they talk about the ROh/exclusive contract issues that recently arose since the last podcast and what Miccio and Ari thought about where it leaves the…

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JAPW 11/15/14 18th Anniversary Show Results

JAPW 18th Anniversary Show November 15, 2014 Rahway, NJ Estimated attendance: 525 Credit: Jeremy Nickerson Hernandez was originally supposed to be on the show but was in Mexico according to JAPW management. Too Hot Steve Scott def Joey Janela Steve Monsta Mack def Chris Dickinson Crime Time (Shad & JTG) def The Playas Club (Danny Demanto & Damien Darling) when Shad pinned Darling Sat March 21 is next JAPW show here in Rahway. Necro Butcher and The Hooligans def The Viking War Party Elimination rules for the JAPW Light Heavyweight…

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