This week in independent wrestling (May 14th – 20th)
Check out some of the best action taking place in the independents this week.
We start this weeks coverage in California for Bar Wrestling, Bar Wrestling 12: Aunt May on Thursday in Baldwin Park. Talent scheduled to appear includes The Hurricane, Brody King, Xia Brookside, Penta El OM and many more. Tickets are available here.
Another big weekend from Evolve, who host Evolve 104 &105 on Saturday and Sunday in Illinois and Michigan, respectively. The shows will see Matt Riddle defend the Evolve Championship against Keith Lee, Austin Theory defends the WWN Title against DJZ and there will also be the return of Shane Strickland. Visit their website for more information.
On Saturday, MCW Pro present Spring Fever from North Carroll High School Gymnasium, Maryland. Former WWE superstar Adam Rose takes on Joe Keys, John Skyler wrestles Brandon Scott, and Bruiser defends the MCW Championship against Ryan McBride. To find out more visit their Facebook page.
PWX Wrestling host The Final Chapter in Concord, North Carolina also on Saturday. Tracer X defends the Heavyweight Championship against Ethan Case, and Darius Lockhart challenges Chase Owens for the PWX ITV Championship. Visit their website for all information.
Reality of Wrestling have been turning heads with their shows of late and they present Ladies Night Out II from World Gym Arena, Texas City on Saturday. ROW bring us their second all female show, with some of the worlds best women’s wrestlers scheduled to appear. Jordynne Grace wrestles Laynie Luck, Lucha Underground's Ivelisse takes on Impact Wrestling's Kiera Hogan, and Hyan defends the ROW Diamonds Championship against Barbi Hayden. The show will be available to watch here and tickets are available on their website.
Over in the UK, Preston City Wrestling host Better Than A Bollard this Friday at Evoque Nightclub in Preston. Adam Brooks vs Matt Cross, Rampage Brown takes on Charlie Sterling, and T-Bone defends the PCW Heavyweight Championship against Lionheart and Sha Samuels. There will also be appearances from MJF, Johnny Storm and Dean Allmark. Tickets for the show are available here.
3 Count Wrestling hold their next show, Enthrone on Saturday at The Borough Hall, Hartlepool. Luke Menzies defends the 3CW Championship against Nathan Cruz. There will also be a new Womens Champion crowned as Sammii Jayne, Little Miss Roxy, Charli Evans and Jetta compete in the semi-finals of the Women’s Championship tournament. Tickets are available here.
Fresh off a great Super Strong Style 16 weekend, Progress present Chapter 69: Be Here Now this Sunday at the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester. Jack Sexsmith gets a shot the Progress World Title, Toni Storm defends the women's championship against Jinny, and British Strong Style take on the team of Haskins, Havoc and Webster. The show will be available to watch on-demand.
Another show from ICW this Sunday, with Ready Player One at The Garage, Glasgow. The Kinky Party defend the ICW Tag Titles against The Marauders, Viper defends her Womens title against Sammi Jayne, and BT Gunn challenges Stevie Boy for the ICW World Championship. Tickets are available here.
In Mexico this week, The Crash hold their next show on Saturday at the Auditorio de Tijuana. The best lucha action will be on show with Penta El Om, Rey Fenix and Tessa Blanchard all appearing. Visit their website for more info.
More Lucha action with Alianza Universal De Lucha Libre who host AULL 51: Aniversario at the Arena Lopez Mateos on Saturdays. Wrestlers appearing include Rey Wagner, Fuerza Guerrera, Dos Caras and Mil Mascaras. Visit their website for information.
Our final Mexican show this week comes from KAOZ Lucha Libre, who hold their next show on Sunday at the Arena Coliseo Monterrey. Jack Evans, Laredo Kid, Rey Bucanero, Hijo de Karonte are all scheduled to appear. Their Facebook page has everything you need to know.
Rest of the World
In Australia, Melbourne City Wrestling present Ascension on Saturday from the MCW Arena, Essendon. Indi Hartwell wrestles Erika Reid, The Untouchables take on The Brat Pack. Also appearing will be Slex, Vance Adams and Mike Burr. Visit their website to find out more.
Staying down under for Riot City Wrestling’s Key to the City show this from the Latvian Hall, Wayville. Mark Kage takes on Rocky Menero. The main event will see a six-man ladder match where the winner gets a shot at the title. Visit their Facebook page for more info.
From Australia to Chile for Legion Nueva Era who bring us Legion de Honor this Saturday in Santiago. Solar Sanchez & Guanchulo take on Atemista and a mystery partner. Tickets can be purchased here.
Swedish promotion GBG Wrestling present Long Live The Loud on Friday in Pustervik, Goteburg. Harley Rage wrestles Chuck Cyrus. There will also be appearances from Aya Frick, The Butcher and many others. For all information visit their website.
Our coverage ends this week in Russia for Northern Storm Wrestling’s Epic Con show on Saturday in St Petersburg. No matches announced but all info can be found on their Facebook page.
Are you attending any of these shows? Is there a show we missed that you want to tell us about? Let us know in the comments below!