SoCal News & Notes 03/02/2017

Our weekly update with news and notes throughout Southern California is back with updates from all over Southern California including SoCal Pro, WWE, PCW, CWFH, UEW, FCW, WOW, KnokX Pro, and more. Click for today’s update.

SoCal Pro announced that Rey Misterio Jr. will be on their 10 year anniversary show on April 15th in Oceanside.

WWE will be holding their Clash of Champions PPV on September 24th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Venue Wrestling Entertainment has announced Famous B, SoCal Crazy, Funnybone, and Anthony Idol will be debuting with the promotion at their March 24th show in Imperial. Famous B will be facing SoCal Crazy, Funnybone will take on Ryan Kidd, and Anthony Idol will face Incindio Calavera.

In what is one of the first examples of the new partnership between Pacific Coast Wrestling and Mexico’s The Crash, Flip Gordon, who is facing Penta 0M at the March 24th PCW show, has been added to the March 25th The Crash show in Tijuana.

ProWrestlingSheet had a story last week in regards to PCW being sent a cease & desist from AAA’s lawyers in regards to using Rey Fenix and Penta 0M. Also included was PCW’s response that they feel AAA has no basis for a claim and they will continue to use both wrestlers. PWG received a similar cease & desist letter.

Ring announcer Dan Masters has left Championship Wrestling from Hollywood. He released a statement saying “I’ve enjoyed my time, and so thankful to the fans in attendance live, and those who’ve come up to me over the years and said they’ve enjoyed watching on TV. Without question, the talents that have passed through those doors, and currently involved are learning how to be TV ready. It’s only a matter of time till they’re seen on a major stage.”

UEW moved their March 18th show scheduled at the Clela Arena in Los Angeles to March 25th and will now be taking place at the VFW in Sun Valley. UEW became unable to run the March 18th show when Maverick Pro booked the venue for that date.

Jeff Cobb and Willie Mack have been announced for the April 14th Finest City Wrestling show in Imperial Beach.

Finest City Wrestling will be holding matches as part of the International Mariachi Festival in National City on March 12th. The festival runs from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and there will be matches throughout the day. Eli Everfly and Jesse James are scheduled to appear.

The first episode from season 4 of Women of Wrestling‘s television show has premiered online. It is available at and a new episode will be released weekly.

I was told that information on the New Japan Pro Wrestling shows in Long Beach should be available “within a few weeks.”

Shotzi Blackheart versus Kat Green has been announced for Sabotage Wrestling’s May 13th show in Austin, Texas.

The Boogeyman will be wrestling at the April 29th KnokX Pro show in Brawley. Rikishi and Black Pearl will not be appearing at that show as they will be wrestling in Hawaii.

The YouCaring fundraiser to help replace EWF‘s ring, sound system, and truck that was destroyed in a fire has raised $2680.00 to date. Anyone wishing to contribute can do so at

This week’s shows:


Millennium Pro Wrestling in Moorpark, CA

F.I.S.T. Combat in San Diego, CA (21 & Over)


KnokX Pro in Bakersfield, CA


MWF in East Los Angeles, CA

Lucha Pro/Unity Pro Wrestling in Los Angeles, CA

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