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Steve’s View #148 – Distribution of Wrestling in SoCal

Back in 2004 the French magazine C’est Enorme featured an article on wrestling in Southern California titled, translated from French, “SoCal Wrestling: Wrestling’s Heaven?”. The article talked about the abundance of wrestling in the area, and focused on promotions such as PWG, UPW, and Revolution Pro. Thirteen years have gone by and the amount of […]

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Top Ten Venues in SoCal History – #10 The EWF Arena

Southern California has a long pro-wrestling history, stretching back well over a century. In that time there have been thousands of places that have housed a pro-wrestling in Southern California. From the Los Angeles Coliseum, to parking lots illuminated only by the lights of cars surrounding the ring. Starting this week I’ll be counting down […]

Steve’s View #147 – Thoughts on Sabotage’s Somethings Got to Give

This past weekend Sabotage ran its third show in Southern California, and fourth overall, with a show billed as a war of the genders. Every match on the show was an intergender match, and while intergender wrestling itself isn’t that rare in independent wrestling, this may have been the first all intergender show (it certainly […]

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Chaos Column Recap – 8/5/17 Sabotage Wrestling “Something’s Got to Give”

Any doubts on how well an entire card full of inter-gender wrestling matches could sell was silenced (at least for now) with a large crowd on hand at the Imperial Beach Sports Complex. The “Sabotage Idol” pre-show festivities saw Thunder Rosa sing to a Mexican (or other Latin) song, & Lucius showed his in-ring skill […]