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 Project Reality (May 6, 8PM Eastern)
- Mike Verna & Rex Lawless vs. Shook Crew (Bobby Orlando & Bryce Donovan)
- Matt Makowski vs. Richard Holliday
- Robo the Punjabi Lion vs. Steve Manders
- Aaron Rourke vs. Solo Darling
- Pretty Proper (Lady Frost & Victor Benjamin) vs. Team Sea Stars (Ashley Vox & Delmi Exo)
- Alec Price vs. Edith Surreal
- Chris Dickinson vs. Ted Goodz
- Kimber Lee vs. Masha Slamovich
- Lee Moriarty (c) vs. Wheeler YUTA (IWTV Independent Wrestling Championship)
Beyond Wrestling are back and they’ve brought their usual kickass slate of matches for y’all to enjoy. The two obvious standouts here for me are Pretty Proper vs. Sea Stars and Moriarty/YUTA, but it’s gonna be a good time top to bottom for sure.
Check it out live on IWTV, friends.
AAW Take No Prisoners 2021 (May 7, 7:30PM Central)
- Dante Leon vs. Hakin Zane
- ACH vs. Davey Vega
- Allysin Kay vs. Skye Blue
- Laredo Kid vs. Lio Rush
- Mat Fitchett vs. Myron Reed (c) (AAW Heritage Championship)
- Fred Yehi vs. Mance Warner (c) (AAW Heavyweight Championship)
AAW are back with a full proper show and I mean holy hell, Lio vs. Laredo Kid alone would be worth your time before you add the ever-underrated Fred Yehi getting a title shot, Besties in singles action, and more!
Check it out on FITE, folks.
Dropkick Depression Rise Up / CACBE 2 (May 8)
- Eric Corvis vs. Riley Shepard (Dropkick Depression Championship Qualifying Match)
- BT Bull vs. Jeff Cannonball (Dropkick Depression Championship Qualifying Match)
- Logan Black vs. Razerwyng (Dropkick Depression Championship Qualifying Match)
- Edith Surreal vs. G-Raver (Dropkick Depression Championship Qualifying Match)
- ??? vs. ??? vs. ??? vs. ??? (Dropkick Depression Championship)
—The Calaway & Cannonball Birthday Extravaganza 2—
Dropkick Depression is back, baby! Terra Calaway’s most excellent charitable endeavour is putting on a double header closed taping and crowning a champion in the process! Card details for the second show are scarce but I mean come on, Edith Surreal vs. G-Raver is a top shelf “I didn’t know I need this in my life” dream match alone!
Check ‘em out when they premiere on IWTV at a later date, folks.
Free matches here!
Chuck Taylor & Orange Cassidy vs. Massage NV
Beyond kick us off with a match featuring AEW favorites against the sadly dormant team of Dorian Graves and VSK, check it out!
Ace Romero vs. Alec Price (Street Fight)
From Limitless Wrestling we’ve got this slice of violence for y’all, check it out!
JCW Opening Day
Jersey Championship Wrestling made their return as a doubleheader with last week’s GCW show and you can watch the whole thing free for nothin’ right here, featuring the likes of Joey Janela, Edith Surreal, Billie Starkz and more!
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.