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.
ACTION Boogie Nights / To the Moon! (May 14)
—Boogie Nights (6:30PM Eastern)—
- King Garuda vs. Liam Gray
- Ashton Starr vs. Robert Martyr
- Bobby Flaco vs. Wes Barkley
- Brandon Williams vs. Damyan Tangra
- Alex Kane vs. Orion Bishop
- AC Mack vs. Timmy Lou Retton
- Arik Royal (c) vs. Dominic Garrini (ACTION Championship)
—To the Moon! (9PM Eastern)—
- Cabana Man Dan vs. Suge D
- Brett Ison vs. Kevin Ryan
- Jaden Newman vs. JD Drake
- Kevin Ku vs. Logan Easton LaRoux
- Josh Bishop vs. Logan Creed
ACTION are back with another double header booked by the cutest (and most feline) booker you’ve ever seen! The double-shot of Garrini/Royal and Mack/Retton on top of the first show has my blood pumping, but top to bottom these are gonna be a hell of a pair of shows.
Check ‘em out live on IWTV, friends.
GCW Draft Day (May 15, 8PM Pacific)
- Jack Cartwheel vs. Jimmy Lloyd
- Bad Dude Tito vs. Chris Dickinson
- Second Gear Crew (Mance Warner, Matthew Justice, & Steve Manders) vs. Eli Everfly & the Unguided (Damian Drake & Matt Vandagriff)
- Jordan Oliver vs. Ricky Marvin
- Dark Sheik vs. EFFY
- Lio Rush vs. Starboy Charlie
- Allie Katch vs. Joey Janela
- AJ Gray vs. Nick Gage (c) (GCW World Championship)
GCW are back in Las Vegas for this one with another hefty card full of wrestling goodness. AJ Gray gets a chance to regain the title from the Ultraviolent King, new-look Allie Katch is gonna put a hurting on Joey Janela, EFFY faces the challenge of Dark Sheik and more!
Check it out on FITE, folks!
PWX Believe the Hype (May 15, 7PM Eastern)
- Dying Breed (Mason Myles & Wolfe Taylor) vs. the Other Guys (Keith Mack & Stuart Snodgrass)
- Billy Brash vs. Ethan Case
- Heatseekers (Elliot Russell & Sigmon) (c) vs. Influencers (Chance Rizer & Patrick Scott) (PWX Tag Team Championship)
- Owen Knight vs. Wheeler YUTA
- Chip Day vs. Lucky Ali (c) (PWX iTV Championship)
- Drew Adler vs. Rocky Romero
- “Big Swole” Aerial Monroe vs. Savannah Evans (c) (PWX Pure Championship)
- Jon Davis vs. TJ Boss
PWX are back with their usual brand of excellence. A champion vs. champion showcase match on top pits FIP WHC Davis against PWX’s own Boss, plus Chip Day looks to gain the iTV Championship, Rocky Romero comes by to fight Drew Adler, and more!
Check it out on PWX Live, folks!
WWR+ Let’s Talk About Wrestling (May 16, 5PM Eastern)
- Ashley D’Amboise vs. Megan Bayne
- Angel Sinclair vs. Ashley Vox
- Davienne vs. Delmi Exo
- Riley Shepard vs. Tina San Antonio
- Trish Adora vs. Willow Nightingale
Beyond’s distaff counterpart Women’s Wrestling Revolution Pro is back, in a slightly new form as WWR+! They always bring the finest women’s action the indies have to offer, and for the reboot, Sea Stars are in singles action, old-school WSU mainstay Tina San Antonio is back, and more!
Check it out live on IWTV, friends.
RPW Epic Encounters 11 (May 16)
- Kid Lykos vs. Lee Hunter
- Connor Mills & Michael Oku vs. Kenneth Halfpenny & Shaun Jackson
- Aleah James vs. Bobbi Tyler
- Dan Moloney vs. Mad Kurt
RevPro’s Epic Encounters rolls on and honestly I don’t have a lot to say about this one but check it out for a nice slice of UK graps, live on RPW’s Twitch channel.
Free matches here!
Allysin Kay vs. Ray Lyn
Starting off with some fine AK-47 action from Chicago’s AAW, check it out!
Chase Burnett, Jefferson Saint, & Zane Silver vs. Eric Corvis, Johnny Cockstrong, & Nicholas Kaye
Next up this six-man from Beyond’s Uncharted Territory, featuring a bunch of folks that wrestled for them in the early days showing they’ve still got it and tearing it all the way up. Don’t miss it!
Doug Williams vs. Sugar Dunkerton
PCW UK have this bad boy for us, featuring absolute legend Doug Williams taking on the supremely talented Suge D, check it out!
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.