Event Archive 2022

Phantasmo, Desperado lead BOSJ’s B Block

Phantasmo, Desperado lead BOSJ’s B Block

El Phantasmo and El Desperado have taken over B Block with their wins today. They lead the block with four points each. Phantasmo beat Master Wato previously and Bushi today. Desperado beat Titan previously and TJP today. Both Master Wato and Titan don't have a single...

Four A Blockers remain undefeated at BOSJ

Four A Blockers remain undefeated at BOSJ

Four A Block entrants have begun to pull away from the pack in the Best of the Super Juniors tournament. Ace Austin, Hiromu Takahashi, Alex Zayne and Taiji Ishimori have all now won two matches in a row. Yoh, got his first win by defeating by defeating a Clark...

Lucha showdown highlights BOSJ night two

Lucha showdown highlights BOSJ night two

It was time for B Block to take centre stage as NJPW's Super Juniors tournament rolled on. The second night featured three fantastic matches that stole the show. Robbie Eagles and AEW's Wheeler Yuta put on the best match of the tournament so far. It did include some...

Best of the Super Juniors 2022 begins with a wild bout

Best of the Super Juniors 2022 begins with a wild bout

The 29th Best of the Super Juniors tournament started today in Nagoya, Japan with A Block beginning their tour. Known for its technically brilliant matches, the tournament took a detour today with rule-breaker Sho facing off against the newest member of The United...

Charlotte quits and Judgment Day grows at WrestleMania Backlash

Charlotte quits and Judgment Day grows at WrestleMania Backlash

Like the dung heap that is Twitter on a daily basis, the WWE is a mess right now. Tonight's highly-hyped WWE tag team championship reunification match was promoted for weeks and weeks on both Raw and Smackdown only for the stipulation to be dropped for no apparent...

Countdown to WrestleMania Backlash

Countdown to WrestleMania Backlash

The fallout from WrestleMania continues tonight and here are our predictions and prognostications. Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Ronda Rousey - WWE SmackDown Women's Championship - "I Quit" match     Name Prediction Winner Matthew Byer It would seem highly unlikely...

Bullet Club success and surprises at Wrestling Dontaku

Bullet Club success and surprises at Wrestling Dontaku

It was a good night to be Bullet Club at NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2022. The dominant faction in NJPW saw Bad Luck Fale and Chase Owens win the IWGP Tag Team Championships and Taiji Ishimori defeat El Desperado to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship. They did...

Shingo is crowned at Golden Fight Series

Shingo is crowned at Golden Fight Series

Shingo Takagi is now the king. Well, a provisional king. Takagi defeated Taichi to become the KOPW 2022 Provisional Champion at night seven of the Golden Fight Series tour. As all KOPW matches, their bout had a special stipulation. The first person to accumulate a 30...

Countdown to Impact Wrestling’s Rebellion

Countdown to Impact Wrestling’s Rebellion

Impact returns with what is expected to be a hard-hitting show tonight. Here are our predictions.   Name Prediction Winner Bob Kapur Given the competitors, this should be a really fast-paced match, reminiscent of the X-Division matches from years gone by. I think that...

NJPW’s Golden Fight series off to a slow start

NJPW’s Golden Fight series off to a slow start

After a strong card of mostly singles matches with Hyper Battle, NJPW has descended back into its tag team booking with the first night of Golden Fight Series. All in all, it was a pretty bland evening. The matches were fine, nothing memorable and no interesting...

AEW Battle of the Belts 2: Sammy gets his TNT hat-trick

AEW Battle of the Belts 2: Sammy gets his TNT hat-trick

Sammy Guevara is the AEW TNT Champion for the third time but not without a bit of controversy. Guevara defeated one of AEW's best grapplers, Scorpio Sky, via some underhanded shenanigans on AEW's special Battle of the Belts 2 broadcast. Scorpio began things by...

Belts change hands, are surrendered at NJPW’s Hyper Battle

Belts change hands, are surrendered at NJPW’s Hyper Battle

NJPW's Hyper Battle turned out to be the biggest event for the promotion since Wrestle Kingdom back in January with six championships up for grabs. One that wasn't was the IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship. In the middle of the show Sanada came to the ring...

No ropes are no problem at NJPW’s Hyper Battle

No ropes are no problem at NJPW’s Hyper Battle

It was back to a cluster of tag team matches as NJPW kicked off their Hyper Battle tour from Korakuen Hall. Unfortunately, except for the main events many of the matches were predictable with Bushi, TAKA Michinoku and Jado having to eat the losses as they have done so...

WrestleMania 38 Night 2: McMahon and Austin party like it’s 1999

WrestleMania 38 Night 2: McMahon and Austin party like it’s 1999

One of the interesting things about these two-part WrestleMania events is how the WWE's flagship show ends up competing against itself. Night One was uneven, but the lows (hi there, Logan Paul) weren't so bad and the highs were many and memorable, and so it set...

WrestleMania 38 Countdown Night Two

WrestleMania 38 Countdown Night Two

Night one is in the record books. Night two of WrestleMania is heading your way tonight. Here are our predictions. Queen Zelina and Carmella (c) vs. Sasha Banks and Naomi vs. Rhea Ripley and Liv Morgan vs. Natalya and Shayna Baszler - Fatal four-way tag team WWE...

WrestleMania 38 Night 1: Moments of Glory (Oh, Hell Yeah!)

WrestleMania 38 Night 1: Moments of Glory (Oh, Hell Yeah!)

Welcome fans to the first night of the Showcase of the Immortals, The Granddaddy of them All.  Coming to you from the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, TX, there are a lot of big matches, chief among them being Kevin Owens versus “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and Bianca Belair...

NXT Stand & Deliver 2022 photo gallery

NXT Stand & Deliver 2022 photo gallery

NXT Stand & Deliver happened on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Here is a photo gallery from the event, with photos courtesy WWE, and, below, is Matt McFarlin's recap of the show. TOP PHOTO: Triple H...

WrestleMania 38 Night One Countdown

WrestleMania 38 Night One Countdown

Will it be "stupendous"? We will definitely have to wait and see but here are our predictions for night one of WrestleMania 38. Becky Lynch (c) vs. Bianca Belair - WWE Raw Women's Championship Match       Name Prediction Winner Matthew Byer Prior to Lynch’s...

Supercard of Honor proves ROH is in transition

Supercard of Honor proves ROH is in transition

GARLAND, Texas — Less than four months ago, Ring of Honor appeared to be on the brink of extinction. The Final Battle pay-per-view in December 2021 seemed like a goodbye for most. The future was, at best, uncertain. Even with Supercard of Honor announced, it was...

ZSJ wins the New Japan Cup for a second time

ZSJ wins the New Japan Cup for a second time

Zach Sabre Jr. has won the New Japan Cup once again. ZSJ defeated Tetsuya Naito to win the tournament and lay claim to an IWGP World Heavyweight Championship match. ZSJ won the Cup for the first time back in 2018 defeating Hiroshi Tanahashi. ZSJ tried to throw Naito...

New Japan Cup finalists decided

New Japan Cup finalists decided

Zach Sabre Jr. and Tetsuya Naito are New Japan Cup finalists. Technique trumped brute strength as Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Shingo Takagi to claim his spot. ZSJ fought his way out of a Last of the Dragon to take Shingo down with a Triangle Choke Hold. Shingo hoisted ZSJ...

New Japan Cup Semifinal matches decided

New Japan Cup Semifinal matches decided

The New Japan Cup semifinal matches are set for this weekend. It will be: Kazuchika Okada versus Tetsuya Naito Zack Sabre Jr. versus Shingo Takagi In a heartbreaker, Shingo defeated his own Los Ingobernables de Japon faction mate Hiromu Takahashi to move on. Shingo...

New Japan Cup: Okada and Naito move on to the semifinals

New Japan Cup: Okada and Naito move on to the semifinals

IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Kazuchika Okada will meet Los Ingobernables de Japon leader Tetsuya Naito in the Semifinals of the New Japan Cup. In tournament action tonight Okada defeated Chima while Naito was victorious over Jeff Cobb. Naito, who won the New Japan...

The NWA sets the stage for Night One of The Crockett Cup

The NWA sets the stage for Night One of The Crockett Cup

Unlike March Madness, The Crockett Cup does not have One Shining Moment… but rather several moments, and the NWA had a great showing on night one of the pay-per-view. Sixteen teams (or twenty if you count those in the “Play-In” match) are all looking to make an...

Quarterfinals for New Japan Cup are set

Quarterfinals for New Japan Cup are set

Only eight contenders remain in the New Japan Cup. With today's action in the books the quarterfinals are locked in and the upcoming match-ups look like they could bring down any house. The quarterfinals will be: Kazuchika Okada versus Cima Tetsuya Naito versus Jeff...

Countdown to two days of the NWA Crockett Cup

Countdown to two days of the NWA Crockett Cup

Only a few days until we head to the Nashville Fairgrounds, Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20, for the Fifth Annual Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament, or more commonly known as The Crockett Cup, and there is much action stacked up those two...

Bullet Club turns on The Guerrillas of Destiny

Bullet Club turns on The Guerrillas of Destiny

The semi-finals of the New Japan Cup are set. On night seven four more contenders advanced in what were some more predictable outcomes. What nobody saw coming though was that this would be the night when like Finn Balor, A.J. Styles and Adam Cole before them, The...

Tanahashi comes up aces at New Japan Cup

Tanahashi comes up aces at New Japan Cup

Predictability was the theme of night five of the New Japan Cup with only the main event of Hiroshi Tanahashi versus Bad Luck Fale providing any kind of true suspense. Perhaps next year NJPW should have fewer rounds and more high profile match-ups instead of all of...

Three move on in New Japan Cup

Three move on in New Japan Cup

Chima, Kazuchika Okada and Hirooki Goto advanced to round three of the New Japan Cup on night four of the tournament. Chima outsmarted a cagey and crafty Yoshinobu Kanemaru. Kanemaru worked over Chima's knee but couldn't make him submit. Kanemaru took a glug of...

House of Torture up to their old tricks at New Japan Cup

House of Torture up to their old tricks at New Japan Cup

The evil ways of the House of Torture came into play once again as the New Japan Cup tournament motored on. Ryusuke Taguchi faced Evil and Hiromu Takahashi battled Sho on night three. Taguchi came to the ring mocking Evil. He wore a skull mask, a cape and carried a...

New Japan Cup night two a droner of an event

New Japan Cup night two a droner of an event

Night two of the New Japan Cup was a night full of default mode tag team bouts and predictable New Japan Cup matches. Lately, NJPW has relied too much on these tag matches to the point of devaluing their singles wrestling so far this year. The results of the three New...

Countdown to AEW Revolution 2022

Countdown to AEW Revolution 2022

AEW continues its wrestling revolution with the aptly named Revolution pay per view this weekend. Here are our predictions for today's big event. Jade Cargill (c) vs. Tay Conti - AEW TBS Championship Match       Name Prediction Winner Matthew Byer As Tay...

No upsets as favourites seem to have New Japan Cup in the bag

No upsets as favourites seem to have New Japan Cup in the bag

There were no big upsets on night one of the New Japan Cup with the heavy favourites moving ahead. The only close match-up was Yano versus Taichi. Yano and Taichi argued before the match. Taichi told Yano they might as well remove all of the turnbuckles as Yano will...

Wrestling legends team up at NJPW Anniversary event

Wrestling legends team up at NJPW Anniversary event

NJPW celebrated its 50 year anniversary with an all-star event at the Nippon Budokan arena in Tokyo today, a day before the start of the New Japan Cup. In the main event it was Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada versus the Suzuki-gun team of Minoru Suzuki and Zack...

Eddie Edwards shows lack of ‘Honor’ at No Surrender

Eddie Edwards shows lack of ‘Honor’ at No Surrender

Why, Eddie, why? That's the question Eddie Edwards will have to answer after his actions during the main event of Impact Wrestling's "No Surrender" special event on Saturday night. Specifically, why did he turn his back on his company and help the renegade ROH faction...

Lesnar reigns supreme after Elimination Chamber

Lesnar reigns supreme after Elimination Chamber

Roman Reigns (c) vs. Goldberg - WWE Universal Championship Match A match nearly two years in the making, as Goldberg looks to dethrone the longest championship run in WWE in 35 years. A long video package precedes the match, and I wonder if the package will be longer...

Countdown to Elimination Chamber 2022

Countdown to Elimination Chamber 2022

We have hit that detour in the Road to WrestleMania. Will the happenings at the Chamber show have an impact on the Showcase of the Immortals? Here are our predictions for today's big event. Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Brock Lesnar vs. Seth Rollins vs. Austin Theory vs....

A very cagey New Years Golden Series night

A very cagey New Years Golden Series night

Perhaps signaling what the stipulation will be for their upcoming King of Pro Wrestling Title match, Toru Yano had a surprise for champion Minoru Suzuki and the rest of Suzuki-gun on night three of the New Years Golden Series tour. Toru Yano came down to the ring...

Royal Rumble Countdown

Royal Rumble Countdown

The road to WrestleMania begins now. Which man and which woman will pave their way to the Showcase of the Immortals by winning the Royal Rumble tonight? Here are our predictions for tonight's big event. Men's Royal Rumble Match    Name Prediction Winner betonline.ag...

The Wrld On GCW: Having a Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom

The Wrld On GCW: Having a Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom

Over the last few years Game Changer Wrestling (GCW) has made its mark in the world of professional wrestling. Tonight, GCW holds a landmark event in the historic Hammerstein Ballroom from New York City, New York. The Hammerstein Ballroom has been home to ECW, ROH and...

NJPW’s New Years Golden Series tour begins by pushing big feuds

NJPW’s New Years Golden Series tour begins by pushing big feuds

NJPW began celebrating their 50th anniversary this year with the launch of the Golden Series of events tonight. In the main event of the evening, veteran Yuji Nagata and Shingo Takagi were the odd men out stuck in the middle of pair of Chaos and Los Ingobernables de...

Terminus: All Roads Lead to a great PPV

Terminus: All Roads Lead to a great PPV

Terminus Pro Wrestling has its debut show from Atlanta, Georgia at the KROC Center. The event featured wrestlers from AEW, IMPACT, and Ring of Honor, and elsewhere all coming together. The promotion is headed by Jonathan Gresham and Baron Black. As Terminus plans to...

Countdown to Hard to Kill 2022

Countdown to Hard to Kill 2022

For many years, Impact Wrestling has embodied the name of tonight's pay-per-view event, proving that it is indeed "Hard To Kill." Defying the skeptics and in spite of its detractors, the company continues to soldier on and deliver shows featuring some of the best...

Weak card drains some of Wrestle Kingdom’s magic

Weak card drains some of Wrestle Kingdom’s magic

Mediocre is not usually a word you use to describe Wrestle Kingdom but this year's edition is lacking something. Known consistently as being one of the best events of the year and hosting numerous Match of the Year candidates, Wrestle Kingdom just doesn't seem the...

Day One of Brock Lesnar’s new reign begins

Day One of Brock Lesnar’s new reign begins

With approximately 80 wrestlers released last year the WWE limped into 2021 missing much of its shine, youthful exuberance and perhaps losing many, many wrestlers who will be the true future of the business. The WWE hoped to at least begin 2022 putting its best foot...

WWE Day One Countdown

WWE Day One Countdown

It is a new year for the WWE. Will it begin with new champions? Here are our Day One predictions and prognostications. Big E (c) vs. Seth Rollins vs. Kevin Owens vs. Bobby Lashley​ - WWE Universal Championship Match    Name Prediction Winner BETONLINE.AG Big E: - 165....

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