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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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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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NOVA Pro 2016 Year in Review Special

Ever wondered what the first year is like for an independent wrestling promotion? Mike King, the booker and matchmaker for NOVA Pro, and Kevin Ford, lead commentator for NOVA Pro, discuss the ins and outs of the company’s first calendar year. They go show by show discussing thoughts behind each event, certain stand out matches and talent, why certain advertised and unadvertised matches never happened, and lots more! If you were ever curious as how how an independent wrestling company operates, this 2 hour journey is the show for you….

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NOVA Pro Wrestling 11/25/16 Paradise By The Dashboard Light Results

NOVA Pro Wrestling 11/25/16 Paradise By The Dashboard Light Results Fairfax, VA – 11.25.2016 Credit: Kevin Ford 1. Frankie Pickard defeated Mikey Webb in 6:51. 2. Sammich Squad (Aaron Biggs & Mecha Mercenary) defeated Ethan Alexander Sharpe & “Juke Joint” Lucas Calhoun in 8:04 with Sharpe being pinned. 3. John Kermon submitted Brandon Day in a cross armbreaker in 9:21. 4. Brittany Blake submitted Rachael Ellering to the Bad Omen in 6:10. 5. Donovan Dijak defeated Jonathan Gresham with Feast Your Eyes in 14:26. 6. Survivor Series Match: Logan Easton…

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NOVA Pro Wrestling: Saturdays of Thunder Review

Taped on October 22nd, 2016 Opening Match:  The Sammich Squad (Aaron Biggs and Mecha Mercenary) vs. Jeremiah the Prophet and Malcom Moses Prophet tries to take the fight to Biggs but walks into a right hand.  The Sammich Squad assert their power advantage over their much smaller opponents.  Mercenary trips Moses into a big splash from Biggs.  Prophet and Moses use some teamwork to isolate Biggs.  That doesn’t last too long and Mercenary cleans house.  Sammich Squad hit stereo splashes on Prophet.  Biggs hits a powerslam on Moses and Mercenary…

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Newscast 10/25/16 ROH, NOVA Pro, LU Results New Indie Wrestling Streaming Service + Tag Rope Mag on Ospreay Project

Chris GST is joined by Rich Laconi to discuss the big news about an alternative indie wrestling streaming service in FloSlam. They discuss the NOVA Pro, ROH Road to Final Battle, and Lucha Underground. The then talk about the FloSlam streaming service and the impact that it could have. All the known details about ROH, EVOLVE, WWE, and other rumors. Chris then has a great interview with Ryan of Tag Rope Mag about the Will Ospreay Project. This includes how it started, if footage from ROH’s UK tour is included,…

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NOVA Pro Wrestling: NOVA Project 2 Review

Opening Match:  The Reason vs. Jon Kermon Kermon asserts his superiority on the mat early on.  Reason hits an exploder into the turnbuckles along with a back suplex.  Kermon wins a strike exchange and connects with a double stomp.  Kermon applies a cross armbreaker.  Reason powers out and hits a rydeen bomb.  He attempts a powerslam but Kermon counters into a cross armbreaker for the win at 5:50.  A fun reminder that Kermon is extremely dangerous on the mat and can just win matches out of nowhere.  These two worked…

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NOVA Pro Wrestling “Saturdays of Thunder” 10/22/16 Results

NOVA Pro Wrestling “Saturdays of Thunder” 10/22/16 Results Credit: Kevin Ford 1. The Sammich Squad (Aaron Biggs & Mecha Mercenary) defeated Jeremiah the Prophet & Malcolm Moses in 7:13. 2. Arik Royal defeated Rayo (w/ Brandon “Money” Greene) with a football tackle in 12:45. If Rayo had won, he would have been freed from being contracted until Greene. 3. Team IOU (Nick Iggy & Kerry Awful) defeated Cutie and the Beast (Innocent Isaiah & Beau Crockett) in 9:46 with the Carnie Stomp on Isaiah. 4. The Barbarian defeated Ethan Alexander…

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Newscast 10/18/16 EVOLVE, ROH Results, Nova Pro Preview, and Stuttsy on CWF Mid Atlantic, NXT, and More

Chris GST runs down the results from EVOLVE, ROH Glory By Honor Weekend, and AIW. Then he’s joined by Kevin Ford to discuss the happenings at EVOLVE and a full preview for Nova Pro happening this weekend. Brad Stutts aka Stuttsy joins them to discuss a myriad of topics including the talent from CWF Mid Atlantic to NXT/WWE and their weekly show CWF Worldwide. He answers your questions including what it’s like to write for TV compared to spot shows, if we can expect a big PWI Pro show, Wrestlemania…

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