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PWP 2016 Year End Awards: Show 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 next category is Show of the Year.

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ROH Contract Updates: Fish, O’Reilly, Daniels, & Briscoes

As an update to what was previously posted, PW Torch is now reporting several items: Bobby Fish has re-signed with the company to a contract of unknown length. They note that he entertained offers from WWE, NJPW, and TNA who all expressed interest in signing him. Not sure why he wouldn’t sign with NJPW but perhaps there is still an opening. The Briscoe Brothers signed an 18 month contract at the beginning of 2016 that is set to expire at the end of June. Christopher Daniels is currently under a…

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PWP 2016 Year End Awards: Tag Team 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 next award is for Tag Team (or Trio) of the year!

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Newscast 12/15/16 EVOLVE, Tier 1, Beyond, CWF results + NJPW, Hero, & More

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are here to discuss the big weekend of results including EVOLVE, Tier 1, Beyond Wrestling, CWF Mid Atlantic, CZW, and more. Rich goes over what he liked on all three iPPVs. They also discuss the possible signings of Kimber Lee, Heidi Lovelace, Evie, and Chris Hero. Plus talk about NJPW running in the US and having Wrestle Kingdom 11 shown on AXS tv. Lots of talk. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com You can download the file by right clicking HERE

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NXT Review 11/16/16: Onto Toronto

NXT NOVEMBER 16TH Liv Morgan vs. Peyton Royce w/Billie Kay A pretty short match, but to their credit, both worked the match like there was a grudge between them, which helped keep it interesting. Billie tried to get involved and got knocked off the apron. Liv then got a guillotine choke on Peyton, but Billie interfered for the DQ. Post match the Aussies beat on Liv until Aliyah made the save. Peyton and Billie were able to get the upper hand and Peyton gave Aliyah a facebuster onto Billie’s knee,…

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The Evolution of EVOLVE

For many, EVOLVE is a source of consistent quality in the pro wrestling scene, with each show being worth a view. For others, it’s a fantastic promotion that essentially played phoenix a few years back. In that pile of ashes is a rocky past, littered with technical difficulties and mediocre events. While Dragon Gate USA was in operation, EVOLVE was born into a younger sibling role. It had an idea and purpose behind it but, after a few good events, it seemed to loose it’s way. Die-hard EVOLVE fans seemed…

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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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Newscast 10/11/16 CZW Tangled Web & AAW Jim Lynam Tournament Results + Should ROH Have a Streaming Service & More

Chris GST runs down the major results from the weekend including CZW tangled Web and AAW’s Jim Lynam Tournament. Then a discussion with Brian and Ari Berenstein about some controversial (possibly) words from ACH and his feelings about ROH. The trio then discuss if ROH should start a streaming service. If it’s too late, what the price point should be, and what some combinations could be done in conjunction with WWE. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com Right Click HERE to download this episode PWPonderings Podcasts are available on iTunes, Stitcher…

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CHIKARA 09/17/16 The Black Goodbye Results

Philadelphia, PA – 9.17.2016 1. Princess KimberLee pinned Rock Lobster with the Alligator Clutch. 2. Team Big Deal (Rick Roland & Sloan Carpice) defeated Suplex Steven & Brandon Bodyslam with the Deal Breaker. 3. Icarus & Mark Angelosetti defeated The Colony (Fire Ant & Silver Ant) when Icarus pinned Silver Ant after a clothesline after working over Silver Ant’s injured arm. 4. Hermit Crab submitted Amasis to the Flat Crab. Mark Angelosetti jumped Amasis before the bell. 5. Juan Francisco de Coronado & Wani defeated Worker Ant & Bullet Ant…

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