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.
BLP Erick Stevens Presents Professional Wrestling / We’re Back! A Wrestler’s Story (Aug. 22)
—Erick Stevens Presents Professional Wrestling (Aug. 22, 11:30AM Central)—
- BSTRD CASSIDY vs. “Filthy” Tom Lawlor
- AJ Gray vs. Arik Royal
- Alex Shelley vs. Isaias Velazquez
- Josh Alexander vs. Lee Moriarty
- Anthony Henry vs. Benjamin Carter
- Alex Zayne & Blake Christian vs. Violence Is Forever (Dominic Garrini & Kevin Ku)
- Calvin Tankman vs. Erick Stevens (c) (BLP Heavyweight Championship)
- A Very Good Professional Wrestler vs. “Warhorse” Jake Parnell (c) (IWTV Independent Wrestling Championship)
—We’re Back! A Wrestler’s Story (Aug. 22, 6PM Central)—
- Cabana Man Dan vs. Colin Delaney vs. Danny Adams vs. “Manscout” Jake Manning
- “Big Beef” Gnarls Garvin vs. Levi Everett
- Gary Jay vs. Joshua Bishop
- Tre LaMar vs. Trey Miguel
- Besties in the World (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) vs. Danhousen & “All Ego” Ethan Page (c) (BLP Tag Team Championship)
- EFFY vs. Gangrel
- Chris Masters vs. Jake Something
- Blake Christian vs. Kylie Rae (c) (BLP Midwest Championship)
Black Label Pro are back in Crown Point, Indiana with a bombshell doubleheader! In the morning you get Erick Stevens vision of pro wrestling, headlined by Warhorse defending against a very good wrestler with a very bad new name, Dasher Hatfield! And then in the evening, BLP’s trademark action up and down the card, including a most excellently inexplicable EFFY/Gangrel match!
Check it out on IWTV, friends.
Beyond Wear Sunscreen (Aug. 23, 1PM Eastern)
- Bear Country (Bear Bronson & Bear Boulder) vs. Pretty Proper (Lady Frost & Victor Benjamin)
- Max Caster vs. Willow Nightingale
- Allie Kat vs. Slade
- Culture SZN (Christian Casanova & Tasha Steelz) vs. Injustice (Jordan Oliver & Myron Reed)
- Chris Dickinson vs. Priscilla Kelly
- Joey Janela vs. Kimber Lee
Beyond are back with the afternoon half of a double header with GCW in Atlantic City, New Jersey and boy howdy that’s a double main event right there! Beyond’s trademark intergender action coming at you, and while Janela/Kimber is the more sure bet, you know the Dirty Daddy and Hell’s Favorite Harlot always bring the noise.
Check it out on IWTV, if you will.
GCW Jimmy Lloyd’s Jersey Shore (Aug. 23, 5PM Eastern)
- Elayna Black vs. Jimmy Lloyd
- AJ Gray vs. Lucky 13
- Jordan Oliver vs. KTB
- Ken Broadway vs. Tony Deppen
- Chris Dickinson vs. Lee Moriarty
- Andrew Everett vs. Blake Christian
- Alex Zayne vs. Joey Janela
And GCW bring the weekend home with this bad boy! Zayne, Christian, and Moriarty, standouts one and all, get a trifecta of big matches against three most excellent established opponents, how can it be anything but a good time?
Check it out on IWTV, folks.
Free matches here!
Penelope Ford vs. Solo Darling
Starting our freebies off this week with this fine specimen from the folks over at Beyond Wrestling. The Bad Girl takes on the Sugar Monster, check it out!
Aramis & Juventud Guerrera vs. OI4K (Jake Crist & Sami Callihan)
Worlds collide in this freebie from AAW, folks! Lucha legend Juvy teams up with Aramis to take on hard-hitting Ohio stalwarts OI4K, enjoy!
Air Wolf vs. Arik Cannon vs. Darin Corbin
From Minnesota’s F1RST Wrestling, we’ve got mainman Arik Cannon in three-way action against new hotness Air Wolf and the guy who most certainly isn’t Baron’s brother, check it out!
El Phantasmo vs. Nicole Matthews vs. Tony Baroni
Some northwestern action from Canada’s ECCW up next. It’s three-way intergender violence with ELP, Matthews, and Baroni, enjoy!
Johnny Miyagi vs. Swamp Monster
Look, if the thumbnail, the length of the match, and the way Beyond are billing it isn’t enough for you to check this out, I can’t help.
Nicole Matthews vs. Nina Samuels
Pro Wrestling: EVE coming at you with some SHE-1 action— Samuels vs. Matthews in block action, with the loser of this match being mathematically eliminated from contention!
Chris Dickinson vs. Shane Mercer
GCW with the spotlight next— the down and dirty brawling style of the Dirty Daddy pitted against the Iron Demon’s strength beyond strength, don’t miss it!
Kay Lee Ray vs. Sadie Gibbs
Another barnburner from EVE up for you, my friends. The first and only time this match has happened to date, check it out!
Maxwell Jacob Friedman vs. “Hot Sauce” Tracy Williams
Now this is my stuff right here! Beyond Wrestling offering up a hot slice of technical wrestling action for you as Drew Gulak protege Hot Sauce looks to teach MJF a lesson or two in humility, don’t miss it!
Kyle O’Reilly vs. Zack Sabre, Jr.
Oh, it’s a two for one sale this week, friends, because AAW are in the grappling game this weak as well. Two of the best technical wrestlers of their generation clash in Chicago, let’s go!
Atlantis vs. Dr. Wagner, Jr. vs. LA Park vs. Ultimo Guerrero
Last but not least, we’ve got some four-way lucha libre action coming at you courtesy of +LuchaTV and Invasion RCH. Four legends do battle, ‘nuff said!
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.