Category Archives: 2019

Wrestle-1 Shining Winter (12.26.18) review

Wrestle-1 Shining Winter (12.26.18) review

Wrestle-1 Shining Winter   December 26 2018 (Aired on GAORA TV January 15 2019)   Every time I tune in to Wrestle-1 I’m somewhat jarred by how much they love U2. “Where the Streets Have No Name” blaring at me is not something I’m used to when tuning into a show.   Ryuji Hijikata vs.… Continue Reading

Sendai Girls Pro Wrestling (1.6.19) review

Sendai Girls Pro Wrestling (1.6.19) review

Sendai Girls Pro Wrestling   January 6 2019   We’re in Tokyo, Japan at Shinjuku FACE. FACE is a relatively small building but they’ve packed 500 fans in for this show just after Wrestle Kingdom with a large number of foreigners still strolling around the capital looking for wrestling related antics to attend.   Mei… Continue Reading

NXT Notes January 16, 2019

NXT Notes January 16, 2019

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WWE 205 Live 112 (1.15.19) review

WWE 205 Live 112 (1.15.19) review

WWE 205 Live 112   January 15 2019   We’re in Birmingham, Alabama. Hosts are Vic Joseph and the steadily improving Percy Watson.   Lio Rush vs. Lince Dorado The Lucha House Party feels a massive waste of talent because WWE see luchadores and just throw into one faction. The match starts out innocently enough… Continue Reading

WWE Smackdown 1013 (1.15.19) review

WWE Smackdown 1013 (1.15.19) review

WWE Smackdown 1013   January 15 2018   We’re in Birmingham, Alabama. I was so enthused with last week’s Smackdown I’m back for more. Can I bring myself to watch RAW yet? Heeey, one step at a time now. The show kicks off backstage where “Stonecold” Becky Lynch turns up. You can tell she’s famous… Continue Reading

GCW 400 Degrees (1.12.19) review

GCW 400 Degrees (1.12.19) review

GCW 400 Degrees   January 12 2019   We’re in Summit, Illinois. The venue is a basketball arena unfortunately so it looks like shit on camera. Dave Prazak and Joey Janela are on commentary. That’s a tag team I can get behind.   Maxwell Jacob Friedman vs. Jimmy Lloyd MJF’s attempts to cut a pre-show… Continue Reading

DDT Chiba City Monorail Wrestling (1.12.19) review

DDT Chiba City Monorail Wrestling (1.12.19) review

Mitsui Trading Co. Ltd presents Chiba City Monorail Wrestling   January 12 2019   To watch this head over to DDTPro.com/universe.   We’re in Chiba, Japan, on a train. As with DDT’s last match on a train it’s a battle royal with wrestlers joining the action at each stop. The attendance for this is 24,… Continue Reading

Defiant Loaded #6 (1.13.19) review

Defiant Loaded #6 (1.13.19) review

Defiant Loaded #6   January 13 2018   We’re in Newcastle, UK. Hosts are Dave Bradshaw and James R Kennedy. I must admit I’ve not watched a lot of Defiant wrestling since it came into being to replace the defunct WCPW. As part of my attempt to diversify my viewing in 2019 I’m giving them… Continue Reading

Ohio Valley Wrestling 1013 (1.14.19) review

Ohio Valley Wrestling 1013 (1.14.19) review

Ohio Valley Wrestling 1013   January 14 2019   So my history with OVW is this:   Watched an episode because I didn’t realise it still existed. It was terrible. Dared Ian Hamilton to watch it. He did. Asked for review requests in our group chat. Ian dared me back.   So here are. Ohio… Continue Reading

ROH Honor Reigns Supreme (1.13.19) review

ROH Honor Reigns Supreme (1.13.19) review

ROH Honor Reigns Supreme   January 13 2019   We’re in Concord, North Carolina. Hosts are Ian Riccaboni, Colt Cabana and Caprice Coleman.   John Skyler, Corey Hollis & Josey Quinn vs. Shinobi Shadow Squad (Cheeseburger, Eli Isom & Ryan Nova) Skyler and his good ol’ Southern boys kick the show off with an open… Continue Reading