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 Chandler Biggins Memorial Tournament (Jul. 30, 7:30 pm ET)
- Kaplan vs. Razor Sharpe (Chandler Biggins Memorial Cup First Round Match)
- Ethan Wright vs. PB Smooth (Chandler Biggins Memorial Cup First Round Match)
- Derek Dillinger vs. the Duke (Chandler Biggins Memorial Cup First Round Match)
- Dominic Garrini vs. Mikey Montgomery (Chandler Biggins Memorial Cup First Round Match)
- Wes Barkley vs. ??? (Chandler Biggins Memorial Cup First Round Match)
- Tre LaMar vs. ??? (Chandler Biggins Memorial Cup First Round Match)
AIW is back, it’s tournament season, and they’re honoring the memory of the dearly departed Chandler Biggins once again folks! It’s a field of AIW’s best and brightest local boys, and it’s sure to be a fun time!
Check it out live on IWTV, folks.
ECWA Women’s Super 8 (Jul. 31, 2 pm ET)
- Women’s Super 8 Tournament Matches
- Joey Ace vs. “Colossal” Mike Law vs. Mr. Ooh La La (c) (ECWA Championship)
- Killian McMurphy vs. Wheeler YUTA (c) (IWTV Independent Wrestling Championship)
ECWA is back and they’re bringing their legendary tournament back with a field of eight women— matchups have not been announced, but the field comprises Gabby Ortiz, Vicious Vicki, Erica Leigh, Adena Steele, Damaris Albright, Tina San Antonio, Ashley D’Amboise, and Megan Bayne. Plus, Wheeler YUTA defends the IWTV title and more!
Check it out live on IWTV, folks.
RPW Day of Reckoning / Live in Huntingdon 2 (Jul. 31)
—Day of Reckoning (2:15 pm GMT)—
- Brendan White & Doug Williams vs. Kenneth Halfpenny & Shaun Jackson
- Big Guns Joe vs. Dan Moloney
- Hyan vs. Mariah May (Queen of the Ring Quaterfinal Match)
- Chakara vs. Clementine (Queen of the Ring Quaterfinal Match)
- Maria de la Rosa vs. Zoe Lucas (Queen of the Ring Quaterfinal Match)
- Gisele Shaw vs. Sky Smitson (Queen of the Ring Quaterfinal Match)
- Michael Oku (c) vs. Robbie X (RPW British Cruiserweight Championship)
—Live in Huntingdon 2 (7 pm GMT)—
- Callum Newman & JJ Gale vs. Sunshine Machine (Chuck Mambo & TK Cooper) (Great British Tag League Block B Match)
- Charlie Sterling & Joel Redman vs. the Legion (Lucian Phillips & Screwface Ahmed) (Great British Tag League Block B Match)
- Doug Williams vs. Shota Umino
- Adam Maxted vs. Robbie Knight, Jr.
- Destination Everywhere (Connor Mills & Michael Oku) vs. the Legion (Chris Ridgeway & Mark Haskins)
- Queen of the Ring Semifinals & Finals
RevPro are in Huntingdon for a doubleheader featuring the return of the Queen of the Ring! But the tourney’s not the only thing popping, because Mark Haskins returns to team with Ridgeway against Destination Everywhere, there’s more Great British Tag League Matches, but most exciting of all to me, living legend Doug Williams takes on Jon Moxley’s son, Shooter Umino!
Check it out when it hits RPW On Demand, folks.
PWG Mystery Vortex 7 (Aug. 1, 6 pm PT)
Yes folks, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla are finally back, and my job is easy because it’s a Mystery Vortex! No confirmed talent, no confirmed matches, it’s all a secret and anything could happen!
Keep an eye out for release dates on their website, friends!
Free matches here!
Trish Adora vs. Willow Nightingale
Starting off hot this week courtesy of WWR+, the world champ takes it to Nightingale, check it out!
Delilah Doom vs. Nicole Savoy
RISE have just kept uploading matches at a fever pace, so here’s one that seemed fun— Doom and Savoy, sprinty fresh, check it out!
Allie Kat vs. Vanessa Azure
Last but not least, Glory Pro has this for us, from the days when Allie was still a Kat. 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.