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After a long eight months of doubt and melancholy, CHIKARA has been resurrected. Come find out the details for yourself.

National Pro Wrestling Day 2014 Open Thread

Complete results and an open thread for National Pro Wrestling Day (Feb. 1, 2014) , featuring some of the biggest stars on the independent scene. Remember folks, it's free! So what do you have to...

National Pro Wrestling Day 2014 Preview

National Pro Wrestling Day makes a return and this year it's free! Come join me as we preview the action taking place.

Mid-Year Indie Awards


Now that the mid way point of the year has come and pass, it's time to recognize the best that was in independent wrestling.

CHIKARA Anniversario Open Thread


Cagesiders, come and join your fellow CHIKARA marks as we discuss CHIKARA's iPPV at 4 p.m. ET.

Reactions for CHIKARA: The Ghost Of You Clings...

CHIKARA returned to action this past weekend with 'Battle Not With Monsters' and 'The Ghost of You Clings..." and luckily for you, we have the results from a wild weekend of CHIKARA action. Catch a...

CHIKARA weekend results: Monsters & Ghosts!

CHIKARA returned to action this past weekend with 'Battle Not With Monsters' and 'The Ghost of You Clings...". Luckily for you, we have the results from a wild weekend of CHIKARA action.

CHIKARA: The Shoulder of Pallas Results (April 6)


CHIKARA wasn't going to let Wrestlcon go without leaving it's wacky and crazy footprint on the show. Lot's of interesting storyline developments coming out of this card and a huge change to...

Wrestlecon Preview: April 5-7, 2013

In the shadows of WWE's greatest spectacle, independent promotions from across the east coast are bringing out their biggest guns for Wrestlecon. Seven different promotions are putting on eight...

This week in WrestleMania: All the event details

Want to know what's happening this "WrestleMania" week, Cagesiders? Check out this calendar of events covering not only WWE, but TNA, NJPW, CMLL, ROH, Dragon Gate USA, EVOLVE, CHIKARA, Pro...

The Indie Corner: Wrestling Is Growing

You might laugh at the proliferation of "Wrestling Is" promotions, but they could very well be the future of Chikara and wrestling in general.

Harlem Shake (Wrestling Is Art edition)

No way TNA or WWE can touch what the guys over at can do, ever. Video, or it didn't happen, you say? Here you go...

El Generico Debuts at NXT House Show


He's he-ere! El Generico, the former Ring of Honor star who was recently signed by WWE, has debuted under the aegis of his new employer at an NXT house show tonight in Orlando in Brodus Clay's corner for Clay's match against Conor O'Brian. Generico appeared under the same name as he used in the indies, and, as you can see, in the same ring gear. Are you excited, Cagesiders? Do you think El Generico will be repackaged before hitting the main roster?

CHIKARA 'While the Dawn is Breaking' Results


CHIKARA continued its weekend double shot with "While the Dawn is Breaking" last night (Feb. 10, 2013) from Easton, PA. In a rarity for CHIKARA, all three of the promotion's titles were on the...

CHIKARA Season 12 Premiere Results (Feb. 9)


CHIKARA kicked off Season 12 last night (Feb. 9, 2013) from Reading, PA with 'All the Agents and Superhuman Crew'. Come check complete results from the event, including the greatest miracle in...



Come join the CSS Indie Corner as we provide an overview of the wild and wonderful world that is CHIKARA and let you know why you should be following our Indie Promotion of the Month.


CHIKARA: 'While The Dawn is Breaking'

CHIKARA returns to my the neck of woods next Sunday, (Feb. 10) for their 'While The Dawn is Breaking' event at The Palmer Center in Easton, PA. Belltime will be at 4pET.

'National Pro Wrestling Day' Results and Reactions

Results and reactions from the inaugural National Pro Wrestling Day (NPWD) that took place in Philadelphia yesterday. The day saw two cards jam packed with indie wrestling goodness. Come read all...

Cageside Seats Indie of the Month: CHIKARA


Change is coming to the CSS Indie Corner and the beginning of that change is the new Indie Promotion of the Month feature. Come join us for the wild ride that is CHIKARA, our inaugural Indie...

Report: El Generico heading to 'NXT' next month

According to reports, El Generico has cleared all of his medical evaluations and will be heading to WWE's 'NXT' Developmental Division in the next month.


Video: CHIKARA Podcast-A-Go-Go

CHIKARA's Gavin Loudspeaker brings the latest news and clips from CHIKARA in preparation for National Pro Wrestling Day and Season 12.

PWG All-Star Weekend: Great but Imperfect

It's nice that PWG has assembled a slate of guest stars that most promotions would kill for. However, where are the women, and will these guests outshine their outstanding natives?

WWE signs indie stars: Who is up next?

The recent signing of El Generico has sparked speculation as to who WWE will snatch up next. Come join in the speculation, as we review seven wrestlers WWE may sign next.

Farewell, El Generico

The indie scene's best wrestler has finally been picked up by WWE. He deserves the money, but he leaves a larger than ordinary void.

Report: WWE signs EL GENERICO from the indies

Multiple sources have confirmed to PWPonderings that indie wrestling god from CHIKARA and PWG fame, and one of the best professional wrestlers in the world, has been signed by WWE.

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