Articles by Steve Bryant


Defy – 14 October 2021 – Results

Defy made its Southern California debut on October 14 in Los Angeles with Hell Bent. The main event saw Midnight Heat (Eddie Pearl and Ricky Gibson) defeat West Coast Wrecking Crew (Jorel Nelson and Royce Issacs) to retain the Defy…



GCW announces LA Fights, a SoCal based companion promotion

Today, GCW announced they are launching a new Southern California based companion promotion, called LA Fights, that will hold its debut event on November 28 in Los Angeles. The promotion will be run similar to GCW’s Jersey Championship Wrestling brand…


Prestige Wrestling coming to Southern California in 2022

The Pacific Northwest’s Prestige Wrestling is joining the ever-growing list of pro-wrestling promotions based outside of Southern California to hold an event in the greater Los Angeles area. The promotion announced today that they will be running an event at the Glasshouse in Pomona…


WOW relaunches, distribution deal with ViacomCBS

WOW – Women of Wrestling announced its return and a new multi-year distribution agreement with ViacomCBS yesterday. With the deal new episodes of WOW will launch in weekly syndication beginning in fall 2022. AJ Mendez (AJ Lee in WWE) will…




Ryan Keiji Sakoda dead at 48

Ryan “Keiji’ Sakoda, who wrestled in Southern California from the late 1990s until 2007 and had a brief run in WWE, died on September 2, 2021. Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com first reported Sakoda’s death, and no cause of death has…


PWG Threemendous VI – 26 September 2021 – Results

Bandido defeated Davey Richards to retain the PWG World Championship in the main event of Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s 18th anniversary show, Threemendous VI, is at the Globe Theater in Los Angeles, CA on September 26, 2021. Click for full results.