This week in independent wrestling (May 7th – 13th)
More from the world of independent wrestling
CZW present their Prelude to Violence on Saturday from The Coliseum, New Jersey. There will be a three-way for the vacant CZW Wired Title between Zachary Wentz, Wheeler Yuta and Alex Reynolds. There will also be a qualifying match for the tournament of death with Kit Osbourne taking on Mitch Valeen. Visit their website for all information.
Game Changer Wrestling present The Untouchables at Villa Park, Illinois on Saturday. Nick Cage defends the GCW World Title against Markus Crane, Spyder Nate Webb takes on Jimmy Lloyd and Joey Janela faces Ciclope. Tickets can be purchased here.
Reality of Wrestling host their next set of TV Tapings this Saturday at the World Gym Arena, Texas City. With talent appearing including Rex Andrews, Terrale Tempo, Mike Orlando, and current ROW Champion Gino. Visit their website for all information.
Rise Womens Wrestling hold their first Rise Ascent Tapings on Saturday at the White Oak Athletic Association, Pennsylvania. Rise will be taping the first six episodes for their new weekly streaming episodic show. Talent appearing will be Deonna Purrazzo, Tessa Blanchard, Mercedes Martinez and many more. Visit their website to find out more.
Some very big shows in the UK this week, starting with Rev Pro who host Epic Encounter this Friday from York Hall in London. Zack Sabre Jnr and Minoru Suzuki will defend their tag titles against CCK, The Chosen Bros take on Aussie Open and in a massive main event Tomohiro Ishii makes the first defence of his UK Championship against Keith Lee in what is sure to be a MOTY contender. All information can be found here.
Southside Wrestling bring us Cruel Intentions this Friday at the Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage. Doug Williams vs Gabrial Kidd, Carlito vs Ethan Page. Visit their website for more info.
Pro Wrestling Eve hold their 8 Year Anniversary show on Saturday at the Resistance Gallery, London. Toni Storm wrestles Bea Priestley and Millie McKenzie takes on Killer Kelly. Information for tickets and on demand can be found here.
In Ireland, OTT Wrestling present their biggest show of the year in Scrappermania on Saturday –from the National Stadium, Dubin. Jeff Cobb vs Tomohiro Ishii, Minoru Suzuki takes on Keith Lee, and Jordan Devlin defends his OTT World Title against Zack Sabre Jr. Visit their website to find out more.
Rest of the World
French Promotion, Association les Professionels de Catch present Apocalypse 2 in Nanterre on Saturday. Former WWE superstar Rene Dupree takes on A-Buck, and Matt Cross wrestles Senza Volto. Visit their website for more information.
In Germany this week, wXw continue their We Love Wrestling Tour: Magdeburg this Saturday at the Altes Theater. Absolute Andy will be appearing, along with Emil Sitoci, Avalanche and many others. Visit their website for all information.
In the Netherlands, Pro Wrestling Showdown are Live at CBSS Waarland this Thursday. The show will see a number of World Championship Tournament first round matches, with Sean Lucas taking on Ymah Pain, Danny Sparks wrestler Toby Blunt and Andrei Ivanov vs Scott Valentine. The tournament will also see Matt Cross, Saxon Huxley and Joe E. Legend. Information can be found on their website.
In Sweden, STHLM Wrestling present Red Alert on Saturday in Slaktyrkan. The Butcher takes on Harley Rage, Aya Frick wrestles Sixt. Information can be found here.
Canadian promotion, Battlewar hold their next show on Sunday. Mike Bailey will be making his return to the company as he challenges Thomas Dubois for the Battlewar Championship. There will also be a Battlewar Battle Royale. Visit their Facebook page to find out more.
Also in Canada, Smash Wrestling present Smash The Stigma on Saturday from the River City Vineyard, Ontario. Brett Banks wrestles Aiden Prince, and Sebastian Suave holds an Open Challenge. Tickets and on demand can be found here.
In Australia, Explosive Pro Wrestling are on a Collision Course on Saturday at the Cyril Jackson Recreation Center, Perth. For the first time Davis Strom takes on Gavin McGavin, Tyler Jacobs wrestles Julian Ward and in a massive tagteam warfare match the team of Gen Zero do battle with The Untouchables. Tickets can be found here.
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!