Articles by Jay Cal

Jay Cal’s View #156 Happy New Year

To all my friends, present past and beyond Especially those who weren’t with us too long Life is the most precious thing you can lose While you were here the fun was never ending Laugh a minute was only beginning…


Andrew’s Reviews: IWL on Roku: Sicko Sircus

IWL on Roku Review: Sicko Sircus With online streaming becoming more and more popular when it comes to home entertainment, many wrestling promotions are flocking to this new platform to distribute their content out to more fans than they were…



SoCal Youtube Match Reviews 12/19

Andrew Reviews… A “MOTYC” caliber Triple Threat Match with B-Boy, Famous B, and Eli Everfly, PPRay against dudes in bug masks, Lucha stuff, and more from Mike Camden’s favorite reviewer!


Jay Cal’s View #154 Happy Life Day

Rest in Peace to a Lucha Libre Legend, Lizmark. Joey Ryan’s Dong Style continues to dominate the headlines. Brian Zane gives some great advice on becoming a wrestler. Ricardo Rodriguez is training wrestlers in India. News regarding Championship Wrestling from…


ROH enters into a agreement with PWG

BALTIMORE, MD) – Ring of Honor Wrestling announced today that they’ve entered into a strategic agreement with Pro Wrestling Guerrilla that enables exclusively contracted stars to compete on a select number of PWG shows per year in California. ROH and…


Jay Cal’s View #153 Happy Hanukkah

This week; #UFCPunkVsSky explained.  Lucha Underground news and notes, PWG presents All Star Weekend, and we are now accepting your nominations for the 2015 Year End Awards. Remember the only way for your favorite wrestler, promotion, or match to win…


Jay Cal’s View #152

Condolences to those who’ve lost loved ones during the tragedy in San Bernardino. This has been a very solemn week. Thankful to be able to turn to wrestling to give me something to smile about. This week, Joey Ryan is…



#RememberingRisingSon: Taro

Jimmy was the first official student at the Rudos Dojo in around summer of 1999 as his family had known American Wild Child for years. He actually debuted as Jimmy Hardcore on the 2nd ever Revolution Pro show in 1999…


#RememberingRisingSon: Disco Machine

When I think back on all the great times I had with ‘Jimmy’, it only make me sadder to think he is no longer here. But his smile, laughter and friendship will never be forgotten. I was lucky enough to…


Jay Cal’s View #151: Happy Thanksgiving

Any contribution to the James Itow aka Rising Son funeral fund. https://www.gofundme.com/5bbdekwc will be appreciated #RememberingRisingSon. Saturday is Small Business Saturday and since technically all Indie Wrestling is small business, make sure you support your favorite promotions and wrestlers by…



Jay Cal’s View #150

This has been a very rough week. First the passing of Nick Bockwinkle and then the passing of Rising Son. There has been some good with the bad. TNA and ROH have found new homes. UEW’s Cruiserweight Tournament may create…