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 12 (Dec. 19, 8PM Eastern)
- Aaron Rourke (c) vs. Nick Stapp (Discovery Gauntlet)
- Team Pazuzu (Chris Dickinson & Pinkie Sanchez) vs. Whatever It Takes (“Smart” Mark Sterling & VSK)
- CJ Cruz vs. Richard Holliday (Tournament For Tomorrow 2019 Semifinals)
- Alec Price vs. Christian Casanova (Tournament For Tomorrow 2019 Semifinals)
- David Starr vs. Leyla Hirsch
- Kris Statlander, Nick Gage, & ??? vs. Legit Legends (Chuck O’Neil, Dominic Garrini, & Kevin Ku)
Beyond are back in Worcester, Massachusetts with your weekly Thursday night reminder that the indies are anything but dead, and with this penultimate episode of season two things are reaching a boil! Tournament For Tomorrow semis, epic tag clashes, and Leyla Hirsch gets to prove that she can hang with the best technical wrestling has to offer when she goes up against David Starr!
Get your tickets here or check it out live on IWTV as always, friends.
PWG The Makings of a Varsity Athlete (Dec. 20, 8PM Pacific)
- Orange Cassidy vs. Tony Deppen
- Mick Moretti vs. Paris De Silva
- David Starr vs. JD Drake
- Blake Christian vs. Jake Atlas
- Aramis & Rey Horus vs. the Radicalz (Dezmond Xavier & Zachary Wentz)
- Jonathan Gresham vs. Rey Fenix
- Bandido vs. Jeff Cobb (c) (PWG World Championship)
PWG are swinging back around Los Angeles, California one last time before the new year and as per usual, they’ve got a card that’s got a little something for everybody. Established indie names going to war? Starr/Drake, Gresh/Fenix, Bandido/Cobb, all fit the bill. High-flying high octane tag action? Got it. Aussie imports doing battle? Check! Orange Cassidy? You know it!
So head on over to the website for all your PWG needs, friends.
Glory Pro Unsanctioned II (Dec. 21, 8PM Central)
- Hakim Zane vs. PB Smooth
- Dak Draper vs. Jake Lander vs. Mike Outlaw vs. PACO
- Barackus, Danny Adams, & Kody Lane vs. Billy Brash, Eddy Only, & Steve Manders (Old-Fashioned Bunkhouse Match)
- Elayna Black vs. Laynie Luck vs. Seishin
- Kevin Lee Davidson vs. Rickey Shane Page
- Jake Something vs. Matthew Justice
- Besties in the World (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) vs. Flip Bros (Air Wolf & Angel Dorado)
- Curt Stallion vs. EFFY
- AJ Gray vs. Mance Warner (Unsanctioned Deathmatch)
Glory Pro are in Sauget, Illinois, and once again, the show will be unsanctioned and uncensored! With the midwest’s finest putting it all on the line, there’s something for everybody here, from trios bunkhouse action to the KLD/RSP HOSS FIGHT to Besties/Flip Bros in a first time match, to that main event deathmatch.
Get your tickets here or check it out live on IWTV, friends.
Free matches here!
SCU (Christopher Daniels, Frankie Kazarian, & Scorpio Sky) vs. Team Pazuzu (Angel Ortiz, Chris Dickinson, & Mike “Santana” Draztik)
From our friends over at Beyond, we’ve got some hot hot hot action from the first-ever Uncharted Territory. AEW stars SCU stood across from Team Pazuzu in the days before Ortiz and Santana joined the Inner Circle. Don’t miss it!
“Big Swole” Aerial Monroe & Nicole Savoy vs. Karen Q & Ray Lyn
Women’s tag team action from the fine folks over at RISE this week. It;s a match that couldn’t happen anymore due to signings, check it out!
From the folks over at +LuchaTV, we’ve got a whole entire DTU show for you, folks! Held in conjunction with AAA, this bad boy features a Rockstar Pro title defense scramble and a three-way tag match main event featuring Lucha Brothers vs. Los Mercenarios vs. Camuflaje & Kaleth. Enjoy!
Freelance War Is Inevitable (Dec. 13)
- Laynie Luck over AJ Gray, Atticus Cogar, GPA, Gregory Iron, and Tripp Cassidy (Scramble Match)
- Jesus Bryce over Acid Jaz
- Josh Alexander over Arik Cannon, Kobe Durst, and Kody Lane
- Space Pirates (Shane Sabre & Space Monkey) (c) over No New Friends (Danny Adams & Kevin Lee Davidson) to retain the Freelance World Tag Team Championship
- Project MONIX over Isaias Velazquez (No Holds Barred)
- EFFY over Eye Candy Elliott (c) to win the Freelance Legacy Championship (Daddy Dog Collar Match)
- Four Star Heroes (Chris Castro & Matt Knicks) over Take It Homewreckers (Bucky Collins, Darin Corbin, & Mikey McFinnegan)
- Kylie Rae over “All Ego” Ethan Page (c) to win the Freelance World Championship (2/3 Falls Match)
Two big big changes for Freelance to close their year out with, as Kylie Rae took the world title and EFFY not only won the Legacy title, but in the aftermath, Eye Candy has left Freelance for good!
Check the replay 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.