SoCal News & Notes 10/25/2016

Today’s news and notes features updates on NXT, Lucha Underground, Ryan Kidd, PCW, RISE, Movie City Wrestling, Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, and more. Click for all the news and notes.

The Hollywood NXT show will feature matches for the Dusty Classic Tag-Team tournament and will be taped for NXT’s television show. Roderick Strong will be a part of the Southern California NXT shows as well.

Currently the plan for the San Diego / Escondido Lucha Underground show that is part of the Escondido tamale festival is to have two separate shows, each lasting about an hour and having three matches each, with the first starting at 12:00 and the second at 2:30. A full lineup has not been announced yet but Johnny Mundo, Taya, and Ivelisse are all scheduled for the show.

Ryan Kidd will be releasing a best of DVD. Actually, he will be releasing two best of DVDs technically. One will be exclusive to Pro Wrestling Loot, which is a pro-wrestling themed subscription box, and the other will be available for purchase individually. The two DVDs will actually have almost a completely different match lineup as well. The DVD will be available for pre-order on November 1st at and will be released on Black Friday.

PCW has announced that DVDs and blu-rays of its first four events are now available at They also currently have 6 shows scheduled for 2017, taking place every other month starting with their anniversary show in January. They are expected to announce a new, bigger venue at their November 12th show.

RISE has announced Buggy Nova and Ruby Raze as the first two names participating in their women’s wrestling seminar on January 27th and likely taking part in their show later that night.

Movie City Wrestling, who will hold their debut show December 10th with a main event of Paul London versus Chavo Guerrero Jr., is also the latest promotion to offer a wrestling seminar prior to their show. Paul London will be holding the seminar from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm before the show. To register contact

Championship Wrestling from Hollywood has released a partial lineup for its November 13th show. Warning there is a spoiler from recent tapings in the lineup, so if you don’t want a spoiler look away.

Hollywood Heritage Champion Match
“Pretty” Peter Avalon (c) vs. Bad Dude Tito

United Tag Team Championship Match
Eric Watts (c) vs. The Friendship Express

Strap Match
Big Duke vs. DJ Hyde

Non-Sanctioned Match
YUMA vs. Jarek 1:20

United Television Champion Bateman’s ‘Step Right Up Challenge’

Twisted Sisterz (Thunder Rosa & Holidead) versus Saori Anou & Hiromi Mimura from Stardom’s October 23rd show has been added to Stardom World if you are a subscriber. The match was part of the promotion’s Goddesses of Stardom Tag league.

This week’s shows:


Lucha Va Voom presents Halloween Madness in Los Angeles, CA (21 & Over)


Lucha Va Voom presents Halloween Madness in Los Angeles, CA (21 & Over)


Millennium Pro Wrestling in Moorpark, CA

Santino Bros. in Bell Gardens, CA


Freakshow Wrestling in Santa Ana, CA (Free event)

WWE presents NXT Live in Bakersfield, CA

KnokX Pro Entertainment Presents A Nightmare On Tuxford Street in Sun Valley, CA

Extreme Midget Wrestling in Lancaster, CA


Lucha Wrestling Puroresu in Los Angeles, CA

WWE presents NXT Live in Los Angeles, CA

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