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.
AIW I Assure You, We’re Open (Sept. 6, 12PM Eastern)
- Derek Director vs Zach Thomas
- Benjamin Carter vs. Chase Oliver vs. Johnny Patch vs. Tre LaMar
- Hornswoggle vs. Levi Everett
- Erick Stevens vs. Lee Moriarty
- Calvin Tankman vs. Dominic Garrini
- “All Ego” Ethan Page vs. “Filthy” Tom Lawlor
- Philly Marino Experience (Marino Tenaglia & Philly Collins) (c) vs. To Infinity and Beyond (Cheech & Colin Delaney) (AIW Tag Team Championship)
- Rip City Shooters (Joshua Bishop, Mr. Brickster, & Wes Barkley) vs. Second Gear Crew (Mance Warner, Matthew Justice, & Steve Manders)
Yes, folks, AIW are back at last, and they weren’t even supposed to be here today! It’s the first half of a double-header with GCW in Indianapolis, Indiana, and it is packed! From the six-man featuring double-champion Justice through to clash of styles matches Page/Lawlor and Garrini/Tankman, on down to Hornswoggle challenging Amish powerhouse Everett, it’s gonna be a damn good show.
And you can check it out live on FITE, my friends!
BLP Through Being Cool (Sept. 6, 9PM Eastern)
- Danny Adams vs. Jack Griffin
- Rip City Shooters (Joshua Bishop & Wes Barkley) vs. Violence Is Forever (Dominic Garrini & Kevin Ku)
- Alex Zayne vs. Lee Moriarty
- Aaron Williams vs. Calvin Tankman
- Erick Stevens & “Filthy” Tom Lawlor vs. WARHAUSEN (Danhausen & “Warhorse” Jake Parnell)
- Besties in the World (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) (c) vs. Isaias Velazquez & Kylie Rae (BLP Tag Team Championship)
- Billie Starkz vs. Jake Something (c) (BLP Heavyweight Championship)
Black Label Pro are back in Crown Point, Indiana with an empty arena show that is nonetheless stacked! Jake Something defends his title against up-and-coming Billie Starkz, Besties defend against a team of Freelance all-stars, tough guys Stevens and Lawlor go up against the more theatrical side of wrestling in WARHAUSEN, and more!
Check it out live on IWTV, friends!
GCW Bring ‘Em Out (Sept. 6, 4:30PM Eastern)
- Alex Zayne vs. Benjamin Carter
- Alex Colon vs. Chris Dickinson
- Calvin Tankman vs. Tony Deppen
- AJ Gray vs. Mance Warner
- ACH vs. Blake Christian
- EFFY vs. Joey Janela
- Matthew Justice vs. Rickey Shane Page
And here we have Game Changer Wrestling’s half of the AIW double-header, and I mean... EFFY/Janela? Gray/Warner? Tankman/Deppen? How hard do I really have to sell you here, folks?
Check it out on FITE, if you will.
Free matches here!
Fred Yehi vs. Killer Kross
Starting off strong with this dynamite technical wrestling encounter from Chicago’s AAW. Short, Angry, and Pissed Off Fred Yehi takes on future NXT Champion Kross, don’t miss it!
Anthony Greene vs. Ava Everett
From Limitless Wrestling up in Maine, this intergender war sees Retrosexual AG matched up against one of his Platinum Hunnies, the Avataker herself!
Sendai Girls ~RESTART~
Oh, what’s this? A full free show from Sendai Girls?! Oh, we’re running this!
Gary Jay vs. Joey Lynch
Glory Pro’s Match of the Week rolls on, and this one is a hard-hitting encounter between two men that have been grinding for a long time and developing their craft to a very high level. Jay vs. Lynch, enjoy!
Kevin Steen vs. Shane Hollister
A blast from the past from AAW fills our next spot. Before there was the Kevin Owens Show, Kevin Steen ran the indies, check it out!
Meiko Satomura vs. Viper
Last but not least, from Pro Wrestling: EVE, the living legend of Japanese women’s professional wrestling heads to the UK to do battle against a woman you might know better as NXT UK’s Piper Niven, 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, 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.