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.
H2O Nightmare After Christmas (Dec. 26, 8PM Eastern)
- Jimmy Lyon vs. Xavier Cross (Hardcore Match)
- Chuck Payne vs. Lowlife Louie Ramos (Anything Goes Match Last Chance #1 Contender’s Match)
- Dyln McKay vs. G-Raver (Raver’s Rules Match)
- Deklan Grant, Devon Moore, & Drew Blood vs. GG Everson, Mason Martin, & Stockade (Weapons Match)
- Kit Osbourne vs. Terra Calaway (c) (ISW King of Crazy Championship)
- Bam Sullivan (c) vs. Conor Claxton vs. Sean Henderson vs. SHLAK (H2O Danny Havoc Hardcore Championship)
- The Kiz (Austin Luke & Marcus Mathers) vs. White Trash Forever (Bruce Grey & Tyler Voxx) (c) (H2O Tag Team Championship)
- Frankie Picard (c) vs. Mouse (H2O Hybrid Championship Traps, Ladders, and Cigarettes Match)
- Mitch Vallen vs. Ron Mathis (c) (H2O Championship)
Ho ho ho hardcore wrestling violence, the day after Christmas?! It’s coming to you from Matt Tremont’s Hardcore Hustle Organization, and it’s jam packed with fresh faces. Plus, Terra Calaway defends her ISW King of Crazy Championship against Kit Osbourne!
Check it out live on IWTV, folks.
Free matches here!
Azeem, Bishop, Dan Myers, & Sid Sylum vs. El Phantasmo, Juggernaut, Randy Myers, & Rick
Starting off hot, we’ve got a vintage WarGames match from ECCW— check out baby ELP getting violent!
Fire Ant vs. Nick Gage
Fire Ant. Nick Gage. Beyond Wrestling. ‘Nuff said!
Genichiro Tenryu vs. Riki Choshu
And to celebrate the holiday season we’ve got this blast from the past from New Japan. Grumpy ol’ Tenryu still in his middle age facing off against Choshu in 1993— You think this is gonna hit hard, friends?
Alec Price vs. Christian Casanova
And from the past we jump to the future, as Limitless Wrestling has this clash of potential superstars on offer.
Aaron Williams vs. Jake Crist
A rare IWA Mid-South appearance in the freebies this week, but when I saw Williams vs. (the good) Crist pop up I couldn’t help myself. Check it out!
Kris Statlander, Nick Gage, & Wheeler YUTA vs. Legit Legends (Chuck O’Neil, Dominic Garrini, & Kevin Ku)
Back to Beyond we go for this trios match pitting an odd-throuple babyface team up against three of the baddest men on the roster, enjoy!
Dylan Drake vs. Matt Hardy
California’s All Pro Wrestling have continued plumbing their video archive and they’ve come up with this gem right here. Local legend Dylan Drake takes on “Stronger Than Death” Matt Hardy, check it out!
Boomer Hatfield vs. Nick Stapp
I’m gonna level with you, folks— I’m running this one entirely because the little preview clip when you hover over it on YouTube consists of a bunch of combat rolls and it’s hilarious to me. Enjoy?
Fred Yehi vs. Wheeler YUTA
Now this match, this match I’m running because these two are pure technical wrestling liquid gold together. Don’t miss it!
Curt Stallion vs. Marko Stunt
And now we head over to Glory Pro for their match of the week and oh my stars and garters, we’ve got us a Texas Bullrope Match!
Davienne & Skylar vs. Platinum Hunnies (Angel Sinclair & Ava Everett)
Back to Beyond for this sprinty-fresh tag team match, enjoy!
Benjamin Carter vs. Blake Christian
Last but not least, we’ve got two young men that picked up a lot of buzz, going to war at GCW’s Acid Cup. Don’t miss it!
Remember folks, no matter what type of wrestling you like, no matter how down you feel about the state of WWE, AEW, 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.