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ROH 01/14/17 Saturday at Center Stage Results *TV Spoilers*

ROH 1/14/17 *TV Spoilers* Atlanta, Georgia Center Stage Theater Credit: ROHworld.com Future of Honor match John Skyler vs. Gladiator Jeremiah vs. Matt Sells vs. Big Brother King Skyler won via pinfall. Episode 1 Tempura Boyz vs. Coast 2 Coast (Leon St. Giovanni & Shaheem Ali)  vs. Cheeseburger & Will Ferrara The Young Bucks came out to scout the match and joined commentary. The Tempura Boyz won with Shock Arrow superkick/piledriver combination. The Young Bucks chose Tempura Boyz for the title shot later in the taping.Cole came down for the a championship…

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ROH 01/07/17 TV Review

ROH 01/07/17 TV Review Philadelphia,PA 2300 Arena The show this week started off with a recap from the Decade of Excellence match between Christopher Daniels and Mark Briscoe. After the footage, Daniels cut a promo about one thing that has eluded him as a Ring of Honor competitor has been the world title and that he’s ready to prove to everyone why he deserves to get a chance to challenge for the title. Nice opener here as the promo work is top notch and the interspersing of old ROH footage…

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Christopher Daniels Interview: A Chat About Wrestling and Comics

The Almighty, Ring General- these are just two of the myriad of names that can be attributed to Ring of Honor’s Christopher Daniels. A veteran of twenty four years in the professional wrestling business, the savvy grappler is at the forefront of one of the most recognizable wrestling companies in the United States, as both a competitor and locker room sage. Passionate in and out of the ring, Daniels is equally impassioned about the release of a comic book that he has collaborated on with Aw Yeah Comics as he…

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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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BOLD PREDICTIONS FOR 2017 Part One

Every time that a new year rolls around, I like to take the opportunity to stare into the crystal ball of insanity and make some big claims. In this column, you can expect me to look at several top promotions and give some forecasts. Look back on this at the end of the year and feel free to give me grief and acclaim where suited. Starting with WWE, typically a very predictable company, may seem like a easy way to begin. I plan on making sure that feeling is lost…

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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: Best Storyline or Feud

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. Halfway through and it’s time for Storyline or Feud of the Year!

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ROH 12/30/16 TV Review

ROH 12/30/16 TV Review The show this week started off with a Kevin Kelly intro that welcomed us to a recap show that pieced together matches from the Reach For the Sky Tour from Leicester, Liverpool and London. It could also be called the best of Will Ospreay in ROH, as he was involved in every match on the episode. Due to how this was loaded on ROHwrestling.com, this show actually aired on 12/23. My review of the episode that aired 12/30 can be found here. First Match:ROH World Television…

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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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