Articles by Joshua Shibata



Josh Lazie Interview

At EPIC’s inaugural show, International Collision, Joshua Shibata had the opportunity to sit down and interview Josh Lazie. Lazie talked about how he got into wrestling, working for XPW, wrestling on the Internet, the state of EPIC exclusive contracts, the…


Trent Acid interview

At EPIC’s inaugural show, International Collision, Joshua Shibata had the opportunity to sit down and interview the CZW/BJW Junior Heavyweight Champion and CZW Best of the Best 2 winner, Trent Acid. Acid talked about how he got into wrestling, wrestling…


Jason Allgood interview

Jason Allgood interviewby Joshua Shibata and Lonnie Hill JOSH: All right we’re with Jason Allgood, the Mexican Lucha Libre Heavyweight Champion of Rev Pro. LONNIE: May I mention he is the only Lucha Libre champion billed from Mexico as he is from…


Rising Son Interview

JOSHUA: This is Joshua Shibata and I am here with ‘no pun intended the ‘rising’ star of Revolution Pro, Rising Son. How ya doing, man? RISING SON: I’m doing OK my back is killing (me) but I’m good. JOSH: Sucks…


Frankie Kazarian interview

“The Future” Frankie Kazarian interview by Joshua Shibata  “The Future” Frankie Kazarian: The “Future” discusses his start with Killer Kolwaski, his favorite opponents and matches, and his favorite movie. JS: Well I am here with the very first MPW World champ, Frankie Kazarian….


High Impact interview

High Impact interview by Joshua Shibata  High Impact (Andy Van Dam and the Prodigy): The boys of High Impact discuss about how they started, their working relationship, an incident where they wrestled in a backyard fed, Rob Van Dam and who is hotter…


King Faviano Interview

King Favi himself, discussed about his days starting with Cincinnati Red and Samoa Joe, his big (and last) shot with UPW and his thoughts on backyard wrestling. Josh Shibata: Here I am with King Faviano, and this is an exclusive interview for SoCalUncensored…


Stop Degrading the Sport I Love

Backyard wrestling is a topic I am very touchy on and I am going to go on a rant, so bare with me. Now I know this isn’t Socal related but it’s been a topic of interests lately on many…


Proving the Critics Wrong: An ode to XPW

Ever since XPW has arrived on the hot so-cal indy wrestling scene it has been met with much criticism from the die-hard so-cal fans of other indy feds. XPW has been called a wannabe garbage wrestling fed filled with “has…