1. WWE Match of the Year 2011: CM Punk vs. John Cena at Money in the Bank

    The road to the CM Punk-John Cena Money in the Bank match began with a promo. On the June 27, 2011 edition of Monday Night Raw, CM Punk shocked the wrestling world when he closed ...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about over 2 years ago 5,477 reads 45 comments

  2. TNA Destination X 2011 Gives Wrestling Fans a Chance to Speak with Their Wallets

    I’ll admit it; I’m genuinely excited for tomorrow night’s TNA Destination X pay-per-view...

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  3. ROH Focus: Previewing Ring of Honor's Best in the World 2011 Internet PPV

    Sunday afternoon may be the most important show in the nine-year history of Ring of Honor wrestling. Best in the World, which will air live on Internet pay-per-view on gofightlive...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about 3 years ago 1,385 reads 12 comments

  4. Independent Pro Wrestling Focus: Johnny Gargano Top American Star in DGUSA?

    Last weekend marked the two -year anniversary of Dragon Gate USA . When the promotion held their first show in July of 2009, it’s a safe bet that no one had Johnny Gargano ...

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  5. Independent Focus: Previewing PWG's All Star Weekend 8; Loaded with Big Matches

    In many ways, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla serves as a sort of monthly all-star showcase of the top independent wrestlers in the world today...

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  6. Independent Focus: Ricochet Continues To Bring Aerial Excitement to Dragon Gate

    There are literally hundreds of high-flying professional wrestlers out there, but very few have risen to the amazing heights of the man known as “The Future of Flight,” Ricochet...

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  7. Independent Report: NJPW Invades This Weekend, Plus ROH and EVOLVE News

    The stars of New Japan Pro Wrestling will be invading the east coast this weekend. NJPW and Jersey All Pro Wrestling have teamed up for three huge shows...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about 3 years ago 1,245 reads 13 comments

  8. Independent Focus: Is ROH Gold in the Future for Adam Cole and Kyle O'Reilly?

    Last year at this time, the names Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly were relatively unknown to many Ring of Honor fans. One year ago, the two were competing in preliminary matches for ROH and working in several other independent promotions...

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  9. Independent Focus: Dragon Gate's Akira Tozawa, Wrestling's Fastest Rising Star?

    Take one look around the independent professional wrestling scene in the United States these days and chances are you will see the name Akira Tozawa pop up numerous times...

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  10. Independent News and Notes: New Japan Invades US, CHIKARA King of Trios Updates

    New Japan Pro Wrestling invades the United States for the first time ever next month. The largest promotion in Japan and arguably one of the most popular wrestling companies ...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about over 3 years ago 2,063 reads 24 comments

  11. Ring of Honor Focus: Will the ROH World Title Destroy the American Wolves?

    On March 19, Eddie Edwards shocked the wrestling world by defeating Roderick Strong for the Ring of Honor World Heavyweight Championship at Manhattan Mayhem IV...

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  12. WWE Signs the Controversial and Talented Jon Moxley to a Developmental Deal

    Numerous sources, including PWInsider.com and PWTorch.com , are reporting that the WWE has signed Jon Moxley to a developmental deal. Moxley has been one of the hottest rising stars on the independent scene for the past few years...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about over 3 years ago 11,613 reads 27 comments

  13. Wrestlemania Weekend: WWE Isn't the Only Show in Town, ROH and DGUSA Hit Atlanta

    The eyes of the wrestling world will be focused on Atlanta, GA this weekend. World Wrestling Entertainment is bringing Wrestlemania 27 and a week’s worth of festivities ...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about over 3 years ago 772 reads 17 comments

  14. Independent Focus: The Internet PPV Craze Grows as DGUSA Founder Enters the Fray

    When Ring of Honor presented Final Battle 2009 on Internet pay-per-view, the concept of streaming live wrestling shows to fans around the world was a relatively new one...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about over 3 years ago 456 reads 17 comments

  15. Independent News and Notes: ROH Results, King of Trios News and DGUSA Goes South

    There is a new World Heavyweight Champion in Ring of Honor . Eddie Edwards upset Roderick Strong tonight in the Grand Ballroom of the Manhattan Center in New York City to become the 14th man to hold the gold in ROH...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about over 3 years ago 1,238 reads 27 comments

  16. Ring of Honor Focus: Eddie Edwards Faces His Strongest Test at Manhattan Mayhem

    Eddie Edwards might be the best wrestler that nobody really talks about. The Boston native, trained by the late Killer Kowalski, has been making waves in Ring of Honor for the past few years...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about over 3 years ago 514 reads 8 comments

  17. Dragon Gate USA: Austin Aries Puts It All on the Line for Championship Gold

    Austin Aries has faced many difficult challenges during his eleven years as a professional wrestler. Despite being one of the most popular stars on the independent wrestling scene ...

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  18. From WWE Failure to Wrestling Champion: Colt Cabana Wins Big at NWA Hollywood

    Spoiler alert : The following article contains spoilers from yesterday’s NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood television tapings. If for some reason you are reading this and haven’t heard the news yet, proceed with caution...

    Ken Drabek Written by Ken Drabek about over 3 years ago 2,789 reads 38 comments

  19. Independent News and Notes: ROH and DGUSA Wrestlemania Weekend, PWG DDT4 Results

    Wrestlemania weekend is shaping up to be an exciting few days for wrestling fans, perhaps more so than ever before thanks to the involvement of promotions like Ring of Honor and Dragon Gate USA ...

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  20. The Mystery of Desmond Wolfe: Reflections on the TNA Star and Former ROH Champ

    In this age of information, the walls that once held the many secrets of the inner workings of the business of professional wrestling have been broken down...

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  21. Ring of Honor Focus: Happy Birthday ROH, the Ninth Anniversary Show Preview

    Nine years ago, the era of honor began. On February 23, 2002, Ring of Honor held their first ever show in Philadelphia...

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  22. Independent News and Notes: EVOLVE Lives, Plus News On DGUSA, ROH and CHIKARA

    After several months of silence, EVOLVE pro wrestling looks to be back on track. The promotion recently revamped their web site and announced that their seventh show will be taking place on April 19 at the B...

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  23. EVOLVE Wrestling: What Is Next for the Fledgling, Upstart Promotion in 2011?

    As 2010 began, the business of professional wrestling was set to evolve. Gabe Sapolsky, former booker of Ring of Honor and Full Impact Pro wrestling, along with FIP owner Sal ...

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  24. Independent News and Notes: PWG, CHIKARA Tournaments Announced and DGUSA News

    Two of the most interesting and exciting tournaments in professional wrestling have begun to take shape...

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  25. Independent News and Notes: Results and Analysis Of DGUSA, ROH and PWG

    The majority of the wrestling world is discussing the results of last night’s WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view event, but this weekend also brought us incredible action from ...

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