This week in independent wrestling (March 12 – 18)
Another week another dollar. More great wrestling from around the world of independent wrestling
AAW host their 5th Anniversary show Epic 2018 this Friday at Merionette Park, Illinois. Jessica Havok and Hudson Levy collide for the AAW Womens Championship. There will also be a battle of the big men as Keith Lee goes up against Moose, and MJF wrestles PACO. The show will also include appearances from Jushin Thunder Liger, Colt Cabana, ACH, Trevor Lee, Jeff Cobb and many others. Tickets for the show, including a meet and greet with Jushin Thunder Liger can be found here. The show will also be available to watch On demand.
Chaotic Wrestling present Cold Fury 17 on Friday at the Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill. In the main event, Elias Markopoulos puts his Chaotic Championship on the line against JT Dunn, Eddie Edwards challenges Josh Briggs for the New England Championship and there will also be appearances from Tommy Dreamer, Mike Verna, Brian Milonas and many more. Tickets and all other information can be found here.
All Pro Wrestling‘s Kick Rocks show takes place on Saturday from the Pacelli Event Center, California. Tenille Dashwood makes her APW debut as she wrestles against MYC competitor Nicole Savoy, Lion Power defend their APW tagteam titles against Reno Scum, and Jeff Cobb and Karl Fredericks will battle for the APW Universal Championship. Tickets are available here.
Chikara hold the first stage of their Young Lions Cup XIV on Saturday at The Wrestle Factory, Philadelphia. A tournament for some of the newest talents from promotions allover the world, the first stage of the tournament will include Fuego Del Sol, Omari, Gabby Ortiz, Cam Zagami and many others. Tickets for the show are available here.
International Wrestling Cartel host their big anniversary show IWC Seventeen on Saturday from the Court Time Sports Centre, Pennsylvania. The 17th Anniversary of IWC will see Britt Baker and Laurel Van Ness wrestle each other for the Womens Championship, Jonathan Gresham goes against JaXon Argos in a submission match, and in a dream match of the WWE underdogs Gillberg wrestles James Ellsworth with the High Stakes Championship on the line. All information on how to watch the show can be found here.
PCW Ultra host Tuff Luck on Saturday at the ILWU Memorial Hall, Wilmington California. The show will be main evented by a massive title match as Penta El Zero M defends his PCW Ultra World Championship against Rob Van Dam, Jordan Devlin challenges for the Light heavyweight championship against Douglas James, and Brody King battles Hammerstone. The show will be available to watch on Fite TV and all information can be found on their website.
On Sunday, Northeast Wrestling hold their next show in Bethany, Connecticut. In the main event, former WWE superstar Joey Mercury challenges Flip Gordon for the NEW Championship and Robbie & Cam Zagami wrestle against the team of Inzanely Rude. Visit their website for tickets and other info.
UK and Ireland
Another midweek show from Progress for Live at the Dome from The Dome, Tufnell Park on Wednesday. Drew Parker gets revenge on Spike Trivet after being attacked by him at the last Dome show in a no DQ match. Also Rampage Brown and Roy Johnson will battle it out for a future shot at the Atlas title. Tickets for the show are available here and will eventually be available to watch On demand.
Pro Wrestling Elite host their Elite Rumble V show this Saturday in Ayr, Scotland. The company will host their annual rumble match with confirmed talents so far including Charlie Sterling, Kenny Williams and Chris Renfrew. Joe Hendry will also defend his heavyweight title against Mikey Whiplash, and Joe Coffey battles Bram. Tickets can found on here.
Futureshock present Uproar 99 on Sunday at Stockport Masonic Guildhall, Stockport. The current Futureshock Champion Ashton Smith will do battle with Cyanide in a non-title match. Visit their website for all information.
IPW:UK bring their next show, Clapham Calling to The Clapham Grand on Sunday. The show will include some big names with Christopher Daniels, Doug Williams, Jimmy Jacobs and Jimmy Havoc all scheduled to appear. Tickets are available here.
OTT present Contenders 7 on Sunday at Ringside Club, Dublin. Aussie Open wrestle Kings of the North, Angel Cruz fights against BCool, and there will be appearances from Jonah Rock, CCK and Session Moth Martina among others. Visit their website for more information.
Starting our European coverage in Germany this week for Westside Xtreme Wrestling‘s We love wrestling tour 2018: Gifhorn, which takes place this Friday at the Stadthalle. Only match confirmed so far is Bobby Gunns against Emil Sitoci. All information for the show can be found on their website.
German Hurricane Wrestling continue our German coverage on Saturday for Back to Eddersheim in Hattersheim. Talent announced so far includes John Klinger, Drake Destroyer, Aaron Insane and many more. Visit their website for all information.
Our German coverage ends this week for Next Step Wrestling on Saturday for Hellway to Heaven 2018 in Freiberg. Next Step cup winner Dynamite Dave will take on the mysterious Shadow, Zeritus wrestles Koray, and Lukas Robinson will battle against Laurance Roman and Fabius Titus for the National Title. Tickets for the show are available here.
GBG Wrestling present Saint Patrick’s Day on Saturday in Goteburg, Sweden. Steinbolt takes on the massive Butcher, Yuri Kosinski wrestles Strangler, and in a three way Aya Frick competes against Sixt and Betty Rose. Tickets for the show are available here.
A first ever trip to Malta for Pro Wrestling Malta who host their first show of the year, A Fighters Spirit on Saturday at the Palace Theatre in Paola. Chief Deputy Dunne wrestles Jack Quinn, Cara Noir takes on Glamorous Roddy and there will also be appearances from Gianni Valetta, Dave Mastiff and Francesca Messina. Visit their website for all information.
Portuguese promotion, Centro de treinos de wrestling host Straight Outta Lisbon on Sunday in Rua Dom Vasco. Flash Morgan Webster will be appearing. As well as Red Eagle, Leo Rossi and many others. Information can be found here.
A busy week in Canada starts for Superkick‘d Pro Wrestling‘s Next Episode on Friday in Ontario. In the main event Brent Banks will take on Mark Wheeler in a number one contendership match. Information can be found here.
C*4 Wrestling bring us The Departed this Saturday in Ottawa. Teddy Hart will compete against Josh Alexander, David Starr wrestle Matt Angel, and MJF takes on Brent Banks and Mark Wheeler in a three way. Visit their website for information.
Crossfire Wrestling‘s March Meltdown takes place on Sunday from the Merriton Community Centre, Ontario. Cody Deaner wrestles Tyler Tirva in the main event, Gisele Shaw vs Beautiful Beaa and Big Bad Bald take on The Dirty Vets. All information can be found on their website.
Pro Wrestling Eclipse end our Canadian coverage this week on Sunday, for Hart ‘N’ Soul in Oshawa. Teddy Hart returns to face Tyson Dux, Cody Deaner takes on Tyler Tirva, and TDT battle Clan Freedom. Visit their Facebook page for all information.
Desastre Total Ultraviolento host three shows this week, with DTU Devastador on Thursday, Friday and Sturday in Veracruz, Guadalajara & Tulacingo. Matches for the shows include Angel Negro & Hermes vs Mini Flash & Samuray Jr, G-Raver & Jimmy Lloyd against Los Mazisos, and Violento Jack defending the King of FREEDOM World Title against Kenji Fukimoto. Visit their website for all information.
The Crash Lucha Libre host another show on Saturday from the Auditorio de Tijuana. Rey Mysterio defends the Crash Heavyweight Championship against Bestia 666, Bufalo Ayala & Ultimo Maldito wrestle Super Calo Jr & X-Peria. There will also be apperances from Mr 450, Shane Taylor, Desmond Xavier and Flamita. All information and be found on their website.
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