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Papa Awards – My Favorite People, Events, and Promotions of 2016

Wrestling has always been a cyclical affair with me. It has its seasons and patterns that roll through the year with an oddly comforting regularity. We are all accustomed to the watershed events that dot the calendar and many of us look forward with glee to the season that is upon us now. It is pro wrestling awards season! The time to pick the best or the worst or the most improved or the whatever.  My anticipation and interest in the graps reaches a fever pitch this time of year….

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AWE 12/27/16 Show of the Year 3 Results

Credit: Lane Pierce The Insiders & Percy Davis defeated Everett Connors & Alpha Class Ivelisse defeated Kiera Hogan Priscilla Kelly defeated Heidi Lovelace Adrian Armour defeated Owen Knight and Ethan Case. Aaron Epic defeated Anthony Henry by DQ. Darby Allin defeated Curt Stallion Martin Stone defeated Jimmy Rave to become the new Georgia Wrestling Crown champion – Rave’s reign was 559 day Chris Crunkk and Ken Lee fought to a no contest. Spring Street Suicide Squad reunited. Colby Corino defeated Sugar Dunkerton Joe Black defeated William Huckaby Gary Jay defeated…

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Press Release: AWE and Pro Wrestling Freedom Announce Working Agreement

There has been an official agreement made between the head office of Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment ( Stan Robinson & Joshua Von Wheeler ) and the head office of Pro Wrestling Freedom ( Jimmy Feltcher & John Norris ) to openly announce the working relationship of both companies. Over the last few months many of their respective talents have made waves in each company. With “Do or Die” Chip Day being crowned as the first PWF Champion and his co-members of the Hierarchy ( Murder-1, Adrian Armor, and Jimmy Rave )…

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AWE 10/23/16 The 1st Battle Of New Atlanta Results

AWE 10/23/16 The 1st Battle Of New Atlanta Results Credit: FOW Radio Lucky 7 Scramble Aaron Epic def Anthony Henry last to win It involved Anthony Henry, Colby Corino, Aaron Epic, Ethan Case, Ken Lee, Owen Knight, Chris Crunk. Team IOU (Kerry Awful & Nick Iggy) def The Insiders (Ace Perry & Slade Porter) Martin Stone def Zack Sabre JR Josh Woods def Jason Cade via submission Tag Titles vs Partnership The Kraken def The Sound and the Fury – Joeseph Black turned on William Huckaby Darby Allin def Iceberg…

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Newscast 08/10/16 AIW, Tier-1, CZW, SCI Tournament, AWE

Jerome and Brian are back this week to discuss a number of topics and to answer your questions. They recap results from this past weekend and preview a huge day for CZW. Jerome goes over the weekend that was with the SCI and why this may be one of the next big indie wrestling tournaments in the United States. The duo also answers questions about RYBACK and a possible Japanese ROH world champion. Right Click HERE to download this episode PWPonderings Podcasts are available on iTunes, Stitcher App, & TuneIn…

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Filsinger Games Update (July 2016): AWE and Tier-1 Wrestling

Filsinger Games’ late Spring releases saw the spotlight shown on two up and coming independent wrestling companies in the U.S.: Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment, and Tier-1 Wrestling out of New York. A six card set was produced for each company, and this article will cover both of those set. The Hierarchy is the big faction in the AWE, led by AWE Champion Jimmy Rave. For fans familiar with Rave due to his work in NWA Wildside, Ring of Honor, and TNA, his arsenal will be familiar to you. He comes equipped…

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Ringbelles Roundup (3/16/16) – 2016 Catch the WAVE expands to 32 competitors, Yuuka wins, Best Friends vs Thunder Rock, Santana breaks Aikawa’s record, Veda Scott wins title & more

Seventeen-year-old Yuuka was able to break the standing tie between Konami and Yako Fujigasaki on Sunday and by doing so, she was able to move onto the finals and defeat Hiroe Nagahama to win 2016 Catch the WAVE Young Oh! Oh! tournament. Nagahama had become the overall winner of Block A after beating Akane Fujita two Wednesdays ago and was already entered into the finals while Block B had a three-point tie that needed to be broken to determine their leading entrant. Due to her victory over Konami, Yuuka picked…

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AWE 02/21/16 Hail The King Results

AWE Hail The King Feb 21, 2016 Atlanta, GA Owen Knight Defeated Tripp Cassidy Sylar Cross defeatd Luscious LaRon after the match LaRon attacked Sylar with Sylar’s Hammer. Laron was screaming at himself during the attack. Martin Stone defeatd Sean Orleans…after the Match Martin Stone laid down the Challenge for Tommaso Ciampa at HomeGrown 2016 Spring Street Suicide Squad defeat Austin Blackburn & Everett Connors Gary Jay defeats Aaron Epic in an amazing match that featured everything The Kraken of Chip Day and Murder One defeated The Sound & The…

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AWE 01/10/16 The Saga Continues Results

AWE The Saga Continues Jan 10, 2016 Atlanta, GA Overcoming a last second venue change, Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment’s first show of the year was held at The Enclave, in front of around 150 fans. In the opener, The Spring Street Suicide Squad pinned The Dixon Line Slade Porter defeated Chico Adams Sylar Cross won a four-way elimination match over Glenn “Chips” Matthews, James Dylan, and Luscious Le Ron (eliminated in that order) Murder One and Iceberg (The Hierarchy) defeated Owen Knight and Martin Stone, when Murder One pinned Knight while…

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