Welcome back to the Sermon on the Mat, your weekly one-stop shop for news from the wider world of wrestling beyond the big cable TV monoliths that get all the coverage.
Beyond Uncharted Territory Season 2 Episode 8 (Nov. 21, 8PM Eastern)
- Alex Reynolds, Mark Sterling, & VSK vs. Anthony Greene & the Platinum Hunnies (Angel Sinclair & Ava Everett)
- Josh Briggs vs. Tony Deppen
- Bear Country (Bear Beefcake & Bear Bronson) vs. Team Sea Stars (Ashley Vox & Delmi Exo)
- Facade vs. Gary Jay (c) (Discovery Gauntlet)
- Nerder Death Kill (Nick Gage & Thomas Santell) vs. Team Tremendous (Bill Carr & Dan Barry)
- Chris Dickinson vs. Chuck O’Neill
- John Silver vs. Orange Cassidy
Beyond Wrestling are back in Worcester, Massachusetts for your weekly Thursday night proof that the indies are alive and well and folks, this one is packed! Briggs/Deppen? Hell yeah! Bear Country vs. Sea Stars? My god! NDK taking on Team Tremendous? Holy shit! Plus a wild styles clash main event AND Facade making his Discovery Gauntlet debut? Beyond are looking to kick this week into overdrive!
Freelance The Good, the Bad, and the Smiley (Nov. 22, 9PM Central)
- Aero Boy vs. Bandolero vs. Golden Dragon vs. Gringo Loco (c) vs. Jake Lander vs. Joe Alonzo (GALLI Championship Scramble Match)
- No New Friends (Danny Adams & Kevin Lee Davidson) vs. Pump Patrol (Curt Matthews & Jared Wayne)
- Gregory Iron vs. Kobe Durst
- Arik Cannon vs. GPA
- Darin Corbin vs. Kenny Sutra
- Team Monix (Alex Ohlson, EFFY, Joey Ryan, & Project MONIX) vs. Team Velazquez (Ashtyn Braven, Dean Jacobs, Eye Candy Elliott, & Isaias Velazquez) (Elimination Match)
- Space Pirates (Shane Sabre & Space Monkey) vs. WorkHorsemen (Anthony Henry & JD Drake) (c) (Freelance World Tag Team Championship)
- ”All Ego” Ethan Page (c) vs. Kylie Rae (Freelance World Championship)
Freelance are back in Chicago, Illinois and there’s a lot to break down here, folks. From the lucha libre scramble, to the Take It Homewreckers exploding, to Survivor Series elimination action and more. Plus a main event to remember as Kylie Rae looks to end an uneven year in her professional life on a strong note by taking the world title from All Ego!
Tetsujin Is Dead (Nov. 22, 7PM GMT)
- Jay Joshua vs. Veit Mueller
- Jordon Breaks vs. Michael May
- Danny Jones vs. Scotty Davies
- Ethan Allen vs. Luke Jacobs
- Alexander Dean vs. Dan Moloney
- Dani Luna vs. Millie McKenzie
- A-Kid vs. David Starr
- Jordan Devlin vs. Timothy Thatcher (c) (wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship)
Tetsujin are in Manchester, England for the third and, as it turns out, final time this weekend, folks. All good things must come to an end, and so it is with Tetsujin’s brand of shoot style pro wrestling. But hey, what a bang to go out on, right? A card with four prospects matches, a triple threat of superfights, and one of the best men in the world at this style defending his wXw Championship? A fine epitaph if ever there was one.
Chikara ? (Nov. 23, 3PM Eastern)
Chikara are in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to follow up on their season finale and they’re, uh... doing a thing! What is it? Nobody knows! It’s great!
Glory Pro Steel Cage Challenge (Nov. 24, 2PM Central)
- Mike Outlaw vs. Ricky Starks (Steel Cage Match)
- Ethan Price vs. PACO (Steel Cage Match)
- Halal Beefcake (Idris Abraham & Joe Coleman) vs. No New Friends (Danny Adams & Kevin Lee Davidson) (Steel Cage Match)
- Allie Kat vs. Danhausen vs. JJ Garrett vs. Kody Lane vs. PB Smooth vs. Seishin (Escape Rules Steel Cage Match)
- Barackus & Jake Lander vs. Jake Something & Tommy Vendetta (Steel Cage Match)
- Flip Bros (Air Wolf & Angel Dorado) vs. Lowlifes (Joey O’Riley & Jordan Perry) vs. Philly Marino Experience (Marino Tenaglia & Philly Collins) (Steel Cage Match)
- Besties in the World (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) vs. the North (“All Ego” Ethan Page & Josh Alexander) (Steel Cage Match)
- Hakim Zane vs. Myron Reed (Midwest Territory Championship Tournament Finals Steel Cage Match)
- AJ Gray (c) vs. Curt Stallion (Crown of Glory Championship Steel Cage Match)
Glory Pro are in Belleville, Illinois and you read the match listing right, folks-- a little bit of that Lockdown flavor is coming in, because every match is going to be contested inside of a steel cage! Need I say more?!
Progress Chapter 98: May I Play Devil’s Advocate for a Minute? (Nov. 24)
- Do Not Resuscitate (Lewis Howley & Sam Stoker) vs. the NIC (Charlie Carter & Oisin Delaney)
- Danny Duggan vs. David Starr
- Destination Everywhere (Connor Mills & the OJMO) vs. FSU (Eddie Dennis & Mark Andrews)
- TK Cooper vs. Travis Banks
- Jinny vs. Toni Storm (Progress World Women’s Championship #1 Contender’s Match)
- Paul Robinson (c) vs. Timothy Thatcher (Progress Proteus Championship)
- Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan vs. Jordan Devlin & Scotty Davis (c) (Progress World Tag Team Championship)
Progress are back in London, England, this month, folks. Cooper meets Banks as the South Pacific Power Trip, classic edition, explodes, my boy Timmy challenges Robinson under his knockout or submission rules, plus NXT stars make the trip over for a dynamite tag team main event!
Tickets are sold out, but as always you’ll be able to check this one out on Demand Progress, friends.
RPW British J-Cup 2019 (Nov. 24, 4PM GMT)
- Brendan White vs. Ren Narita
- Gisele Shaw vs. Tessa Blanchard
- Amazing Red vs. PAC (British J Cup 2019 First Round Match)
- Michael Oku vs. Rocky Romero (British J Cup 2019 First Round Match)
- El Phantasmo vs. Senza Volto (British J Cup 2019 First Round Match)
- Barbaro Cavernario vs. Robbie Eagles (British J Cup 2019 First Round Match)
- Moonlight Express (MAO & “Speedball” Mike Bailey) (SWE) vs. the Legion (Great-O-Kharn & Rampage Brown) (RPW) (RPW British Tag Team Championship / SWE Tag Team Championship Unification Match)
- British J Cup 2019 Finals
RevPro are back in London, England’s York Hall and they’ve brought eight of the best junior heavyweights in the world with them! Representing no less than six countries, they’ll do battle for the British J-Cup, and I mean... PAC vs. Red, does it get better than that? Plus a title unification match as RevPro continues to absorb SWE and Tessa Blanchard in action makes for a very rounded out and excellent looking show, folks.
Free matches here!
Marko Stunt vs. Maxwell Jacob Friedman
From the folks over at AAW in Chicago, we’ve got a singles match between two of our best and brightest rising stars. Stunt. Friedman. Check it out!
Ace Romero & Anthony Greene vs. AR Fox & Rey Fenix
From the fine folks up at Limitless Wrestling in Maine we’ve got some high flying tag team action for y’all. Upstarts Romero and Greene take on established Fox and Fenix, enjoy!
Orange Cassidy vs. “Hot Sauce” Tracy Williams
And last but not least, from our friends over at Beyond we’ve got a doozy. The IWTV title is on the line as Hot Sauce defends against the ineffable Freshly Squeezed. Don’t miss it!
BLP Slamilton 2 (Nov. 16)
- Danhausen, “All Ego” Ethan Page, & Hornswoggle over Blood Diamond (Jake Lander, Joshua Bishop, & Tre LaMar) (c) to win the BLP Tag Team Championship
- Tom Lawlor over Brett Ison
- No New Friends (Danny Adams & Kevin Lee Davidson) over Space Pirates (Shane Sabre & Space Monkey)
- Ren Narita over Isaias Velazquez
- Kylie Rae over Billie Starkz
- Stephan Bonnar over Logan James
- Erick Stevens over Kobe Durst (c) to win the BLP Heavyweight Championship
- Blake Christian over Air Wolf
- AJ Gray (c) over Gary Jay to retain the BLP Midwest Championship
- Jake Something over Jake Atlas
- ”Warhorse” Jake Parnell (c) over Tony Deppen to retain the IWTV Independent Wrestling Championship
- Violence Is Forever (Dominic Garrini & Kevin Ku) over WorkHorsemen (Anthony Henry & JD Drake) (30-Minute Iron Man Match)
As I couldn’t find time to watch this one I’ll spare you false hype, but hey, bad day at the office for Blood Diamond, eh? That is the oddest of odd thruples holding the tag titles now, friends. Plus I did see that VIF and my boys the WorkHorsemen racked the falls up, with the final count being 9-8, which I always appreciate in an iron man. Good going!
Check it out on IWTV, folks.
Remember folks, no matter what type of wrestling you like, no matter how down you feel about the state of WWE, Impact, ROH, or any other “big-time” pro wrestling, there’s something out there for you. There’s a pro wrestling product that can hit you in the right spot and make you love wrestling like you thought you’d never be able to love it again. It’s there, I promise. You just gotta reach out and find it, and that, my friends, is what the Sermon on the Mat is all about.