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.
JCW Dear Summer (Jul. 24, 2 pm ET)
- Dyln McKay, Marcus Mathers, & Steve Sanders vs. YDNB (Charlie Tiger, Ellis Taylor, & Griffin McCoy)
- Archadia vs. Jordan Oliver
- Brayden Lee vs. JJ Garrett
- Billie Starkz, Everett Connors, & Rickey Shane Page vs. Charles Mason, ???, & ???
- Cole Radrick vs. Matt Makowski
- Frontman JAH-C vs. Ken Broadway
The resurrected Jersey Championship Wrestling are kicking off GCW’s Homecoming weekend in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and this card is stacked to the gills with the finest young talent the Garden State has available! Radrick/Makowski is the first one that leaps out at me, but hey you got mystery partners, it’s gonna be a blast!
Check it out live and free for nothin’ on GCW’s YouTube channel, folks!
GCW Homecoming (Jul. 24-25)
—Night One (Jul. 24, 8 pm ET)—
- Atticus Cogar vs. Brayden Lee vs. Dante Leon vs. Jack Cartwheel vs. Jordan Oliver vs. Shane Mercer (Scramble Match)
- AJ Gray vs. Nolan Edward
- Ninja Mack vs. Tony Deppen
- Marko Stunt vs. Starboy Charlie
- 2 Cold Scorpio vs. Grim Reefer
- G-Raver & Jimmy Lloyd (c) vs. Second Gear Crew (Mance Warner & Matthew Justice) (GCW Tag Team Championship)
- Alex Colon (c) vs. Drew Parker (GCW Ultraviolent Championship)
- Matt Cardona vs. Nick Gage (c) (GCW World Championship)
—Night Two (Jul. 25, 5 pm ET)—
- Dante Leon & Ninja Mack vs. Second Gear Crew (Mance Warner & Matthew Justice)
- Jack Cartwheel vs. Jordan Oliver
- Cezar Bononi vs. Chris Dickinson
- Jonathan Gresham vs. Starboy Charlie
- Calvin Tankman vs. Ruckus
- Atticus Cogar vs. Joey Janela
Oh it’s here! Do I even need to hype it?
Woo woo woo meets MDK, and the pro wrestling world will never be the same! Do not miss it!
Check ‘em out on FITE, friends.
H2O Hustlepalooza (Jul. 25, 12 pm ET)
- Billie Starkz & Marcus Mathers vs. Dyln McKay & Steve Sanders
- Austin Luke vs. Tony Deppen
- Drew Blood vs. Nolan Edward
- Aiden Baal, Dan O’Hare, Mouse, & ??? vs. Bam Sullivan, GG Everson, Kit Osbourne, & ???
- Brandon Kirk vs. Gregory Iron (c) vs. Lucky 13 vs. Myke Quest vs. Reid Walker vs. Ryan Redfield (H2O Hybrid Championship)
- Deklan Grant vs. Jeff Cannonball vs. Kaide Lothbrok vs. “Low Life” Louie Ramos (H2O Danny Havoc Hardcore Championship #1 Contender’s Match)
- Jimmy Lyon & Mickie Knuckles vs. Young Studs (Bobby Beverly & Eric Ryan) (c) (H2O Tag Team Championship)
- Atticus Cogar (c) vs. Kennedi Copeland (H2O Danny Havoc Hardcore Championship)
- G-Raver vs. Rickey Shane Page (c) (H2O Heavyweight Championship Casket Match)
And last but not least, kicking off day two of Homecoming, Hardcore Hustle Organization is in town and bringing their slate of trademark ultraviolence to the proceedings! Chondo and Knuckles team up to take the tag titles from the Young Studs, the Extricated meet in borken viollence with mystery partners, a scramble for the Hybrid title, and in the main event, G-Raver looks to end RSP’s reign in a casket match!
The show won’t, to the best of my knowledge, be streaming live, but you should be able to catch it on IWTV sooner rather than later, folks.
Free matches here!
Dr. Britt Baker, DMD vs. Chelsea Green
Starting off hot this week with some top shelf women’s action from RISE, check it out! But this isn’t all, hit their YouTube channel for even more piping hot fresh uploads of other exciting matches!
Brian Cage vs. Jonathan Gresham
And on we move to Beyond for this clash of styles as the Octopus pits his grappling against the Machine’s absurd strength and power!
Kings of the District vs. the Outfielders
Last but not least we go to Beyond’s sister promotion WWR+ for this slice of mixed-gender mayhem. O’Neil and Blade take on cousins Hatfield and McCoy, enjoy!
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.