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Wrestling... with Demons; Mistress Of The Mat; No Prima Donna; horror; paranormal; philosopher stone; Prog Rock; Fair Play; Apocalypse in 9/8. The site is dedicated in memory of Michigan hotline host "Coach" Kurt Schneider for helping me discover the world of "insider news" and pro wrestling from around the world back in 1985 when I was a child. Special Thanks to "scream queen" Linnea Quigley and the late Art Bell.

Big praise for Fighting with my Family actress Florence Pugh

Fox 2 Detroit’s “CriticLee Speaking” movie review show briefly talked about “Fighting with my Family” tonight because co-host Adam Graham was the only one who saw it. He gave it a thumbs up and once again admitted that he’s a pro wrestling fan.

He named actress Florence Pugh as his “Queen of the Box Office” in the segment at the end of the broadcast. He said there hasn’t been many good pro wrestling movies over the years, but Pugh is the “ace” of this one. He said she brings a vulnerability, toughness, and punk rock spirit to the role. He said we’ll probably be seeing a lot more of her in years to come and this was a better than average pro wrestling movie because of her performance.

In his Detroit News review, Graham gave the movie a B.

Bar Wrestling results 2/21/19 Trios Tournament night 2

Bar Wrestling results of “Three’s Company- Night 2” trios tournament on 2/21/19 from Baldwin Park, California:

Heather Monroe, Jake Atlas, and Ray Rosas eliminated WATTS, Yuma, and Kevin Martenson when Atlas pinned Martenson after the LGB-DDT.

Kerry Awful, Nick Iggy, and Tripp Cassidy eliminated Eli Everfly, Delilah Doom, and Brandon Cutler when Cassidy pinned Doom.

Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian and Scorpio Sky eliminated Willie Mack, D”Lo Brown, and Andy Brown when Sky pinned Andy Brown.

PJ Black won a 4-Way over Killer Kross, Brian Cage, and Rickey Shane Page by countering Cage’s attempt at the drill claw for the pin.

Zack Gowen and Gregory Irons won a 4-Way Match over Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus, Pepper Parks and Andy Williams, and Eli Drake and Ryan Taylor when Parks was pinned.

In what was supposed to be a 4-Way Match- Kris Wolf, Taya Valkyrie, and Solo Darling all pinned Joey Ryan after a You Porn Plex of their own.

Trios Tournament Finals: Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, and Scorpio Sky defeated Kerry Awful, Nick Iggy, and Tripp Cassidy when Daniels and Kazarian used a Best Moonsault Ever and Tombstone piledriver combo on Awful for the pin.

Thunder Rosa and Fabiana Borges become Americans

Thunder Rosa (aka Kobra Moon) became a US Citizen today during the official swearing in ceremony at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Mexico. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Sociology and made her pro wrestling debut in 2014.

Six-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion Fabiana Borges was also among the 233 people taking the Oath of Citizenship at the event. She was born in Brazil and started martial arts training at age 11.

WWR and Ladies Night Out 5 on 2/23/19

Women’s Wrestling Revolution’s “Widowmaker” on 2/23 from Deer Park, New York at 2pm EST at NYWC Sportatorium. The event will stream live on Independent WrestlingTV (formerly PowerBombTV):

Kris Stadtlander vs. Lisa Marie Varon

Willow Nightingale and Solo Darling vs. Veda Scott and Allie Kat 

Allysin Kay vs. Skylar 

Maria Manic vs. Leyla Hirsch

Ashley Vox and Delmi Exo vs. Harlow O’Hara and Terra Calaway

Sonya Strong vs. Karissa Rivera 

Penelope Ford and Addy Starr will also appear.

Booker T.’s Reality of Wrestling presents “Ladies Night Out 5” from Texas City, Texas at 5pm CST on 2/23 at World Gym Arena. This event will stream live on the Title Match Wrestling Network:

ROW Diamonds Division Champion Hyan vs. Rok-C

Jazz vs. Ivelisse 

Taya Valkyrie vs. Thunder Rosa

Angelina Love vs. Keira Hogan 

Barbi Hayden vs. Ivory Robyn

Scarlett Bordeaux vs. Miranda Alize 

Bar Wrestling results 2/20/19 with night 1 of Trios Tournament action

Bar Wrestling 30: “Three’s Company- Night 1” results on 2/20/19 from the Bootleg Theatre in Los Angeles, California featuring the first round of a trios tournament:

Heather Monroe, Jake Atlas, and Ray Rosas eliminated Kris Wolf, Taya Valkyrie, and PJ Black when Atlas pinned Black after the LGB-DDT.

WATTS, Yuma, and Kevin Martenson eliminated Killer Kross, Scarlett Bordeaux and Rickey Shane Page when Martenson pinned Bordeaux.

Kerry Awful, Tripp Cassidy, and Nick Iggy eliminated Joey Ryan, Zack Gowen, and Gregory Irons when Awful used a chain or brass knuckles around his fist to punch out Gowen for the pin. 

Eli Everfly, Delilah Doom, and Brandon Cutler eliminated Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus, and Solo Darling when Cutler pinned Luchasaurus after an elbow drop.

Willie Mack, D’Lo Brown and Andy Brown eliminated Brian Cage, Eli Drake, and Ryan Taylor after they each did a frog splash on everyone for the triple pin.

Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, and Scorpio Sky eliminated Tyler Bateman, Pepper Parks, and Andy Williams when Daniels pinned Bateman after the Best Moonsault Ever.

Night 2 of the tournament action is 2/21 in Baldwin Park, California at the American Legion.

The three tournament semifinals are: 

Heather Monroe, Jake Atlas, and Ray Rosas vs. WATTS, Yuma, and Kevin Martenson 

Eli Everfly, Delilah Doom, and Brandon Cutler vs. Kerry Awful, Nick Iggy, and Tripp Cassidy

Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, and Scorpio Sky vs. D’Lo Brown, Willie Mack, and Andy Brown

The winners of each match will face each other in a 3-Way trios final.

Non tournament matches for the show are:

Brian Cage vs. Killer Kross vs. Rickey Shane Page vs. PJ Black

Zach Gowen and Gregory Irons vs. Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus vs. Eli Drake and Ryan Taylor vs. Pepper Parks and Andy Williams 

Kris Wolf vs. Taya Valkyrie vs. Solo Darling vs. Joey Ryan 

STARDOM results 2/17/19; upcoming shows

STARDOM results of Queen’s FES2019 on 2/17/19 from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan:

Starlight Kid and Hanan won a 3-Way Tag Team Match over Rina and Hina, and Leo Onozaki and Saya Iida when Kid pinned Iida after twisting frog splash. This was Leo’s return match from injury.

Hana Kimura and Bobbi Tyler beat Saki Kashima and Alex Gracia when Kimura pinned Gracia after a missile drop kick.

Konami used the triangle lancer to submit Jamie Hayter.

High Speed Champion Hazuki pinned AZM after a brain buster.

Kagetsu and X beat Jungle Kyona and Natsuko Tora. X was revealed to be Andras Miyagi (formerly Cassandra Miyagi). Miyagi pinned Tora after a swanton bomb.

Goddesses of STARDOM Momo Wantanabe and Utami Hayashishita beat Mayu Iwatani and Arisa Hoshiki when Wantanabe pinned Hoshiki with the peach sunrise. After the match, Watanabe offered a Wonder of STARDOM title shot to Jungle Kyona to take place at the show in Nagoya. Konami came out and said she wanted a shot at Iwatani’s newly won ROH/WOH Women’s Title which will take place 2/24 in Osaka.

STARDOM’s next shows are a double header on 2/24 in Osaka at the World Pavilion:

12:00 show:
4-Way Match: Hana Kimura vs. Natsuko Tora vs. Leo Onozaki vs. Alex Gracia 

Sumie Sakai vs. AZM

Momo Wantanabe and Konami vs. Jungle Kyona and Saya Iida

Mayu Iwatani, Tam Nakano, Starlight Kid, Arisa Hoshiki, and Saki Kashima vs. Kagetsu, Hazuki, Natsu Sumire, Andras Miyagi, and Jamie Hayter in an elimination match

SWA Champion Utami Hayashishita vs. Bobbi Tyler

5:00 show:
Hazuki vs. Saya Iida 

4-Way Match: Sumie Sakai vs. Natsuko Tora vs. Jamie Hayter vs. Alex Gracia 

Starlight Kid and Saki Kashima vs.

Jungle Kyona and Leo Onozaki 

Hana Kimura and Bobbi Tyler vs. Tam Nakano and Arisa Hoshiki 

Kagetsu, Natsu Sumire, and Andras Miyagi vs. Momo Wantanabe, Utami Hayashishita, and AZM 

ROH/WOH Women’s Champion Mayu Iwatani vs. Konami 

STARDOM on 3/3 in Nagoya at the International Conference Center:

Rina and Hina vs. Kaori Yoneyama and Leo Onozaki 

Konami and AZM vs. Natsuko Tora and Saya Iida 

Hana Kimura, Goya Kong, and Rebel Kel vs. Starlight Kid, Hanan, and Arisa Hoshiki 

Pro Wrestling: EVE International Champion Utami Hayashishita vs. Bea Priestley 

Artist of STARDOM Champions Mayu Iwatani, Tam Nakano, and Saki Kashima vs. Kagetsu, Hazuki, and Natsu Sumire 

Wonder of STARDOM Champion Momo Wantanabe vs. Jungle Kyona 

Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide 2/16/19

AAA on 2/16/19 live on Twitch with the debut of the regular English speaking feed hosted by Vampiro and Australian Suicide:

La Parka came out to the ring with a neck brace on. He said he is tired of getting jumped so he and others would make sure to back each other up against Los Mercenarios. 

Draztik Boy, Dragon Bane, and La Parkita vs. Mini Mosther Clown, Mini Murder Clown, and Latigo

Dragon Bane pinned Latigo. There was a scary situation as La Parkita did a flip dive from the top turnbuckle onto one of the clowns out on the floor and landed badly. The replay showed his head and neck bounced right off the floor. EMTs put him in a neck support and carried him to the back on a stretcher. 

Super Porky was interviewed on the stage. La Máscara, who is Porky’s nephew, walked up hostile towards him. Psycho Clown, who is Porky’s son, then came out with a chair and ran La Máscara off.

Star Fire, Golden Magic, and Nino Hamburguesa vs. Lady Maravilla, Keyra, and Villano III Jr. 

Keyra used a German suplex to pin Star Fire as Lady Maravilla once again blocked Nino from hitting the top rope splash as he was getting ready to drop on Villano III Jr. The heart “kiss cam” graphic appeared on screen again when Maravilla stopped Nino.

World Cruiserweight Champion Sammy Guevara (with Villano III Jr.) vs. Laredo Kid (with La Parka) 
Kid pinned Guevara to win title after a Spanish Fly off the top rope. Very good match as expected between the two. La Parka stopped Villano III Jr. from interfering and brawled with him to the back. After the match, Villano III Jr. ran back out to jump Kid and unmask him until La Parka, Hijo Del Vikingo, and Myteziz, Jr made the save. Villano III Jr. managed to steal the belt and put it on Guevara’s shoulder post-match outside of the ring, but Guevara spit on it and threw it back into the ring. In usual AAA fashion, you never know what the final card will be until an event actually happens. This title match was a surprise because it was not part of the line up going into the show.

Vampiro said La Parkita is okay but he will be out for a bit.

La Parka Negra, Superfly, Faby Apache vs. Myztyz Jr., Dinastia, and Lady Shani 

Faby pinned Dinastia with a Tiger suplex. Rudo referee Tirantes originally counted slow when Apache had Dinastia pinned after a demon wings face buster. Dinastia then hit two springboard moonsaults on Apache but she caught him with her knees up on the third attempt then pinned him with the suplex. After the match, Tirantes once again acted like he did Apache a favor to allow her to win, so she slapped him. He left the ring holding while his face.

Pimpinela Escarlata, Maximo, and Mamba vs. Taurus, La Máscara, and Chessman

Pimpinela Escarlata pinned La Máscara with a cradle when Maximo stunned La Máscara with a kiss on the mouth.

Hijo Del Vikingo, Areo Star, and Drago      vs. Tito Santana, Mocho Cota Jr., Carta Brava, Jr.

Vikingo pinned Santana after the reverse 450 splash. During the match, Aero Star did a drive to the outside and caught Santana with a blockbuster sending them both over the guardrail and into the first and second row.

Rey Escorpión, Texano Jr, and Jeff Jarrett (who came out wearing an American flag mask) vs. Pagano, Psycho Clown, and Dr. Wagner, Jr.
Texano pinned Pagano after crucifix bomb from the top rope through table set up in the ring. It looked like Pagano was trying to go for a moonsault with a chair in hand as a weapon, but Texano caught him from behind to lead to the finish. Double J hit Wager over the head with the guitar in the match, but Pagano hit Double J with a leg drop off the rope to break up the pin. After the match, the rudos attacked and once again Escorpion unmasked Psycho.

The next AAA show is March 3.