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.
2CW Living on the Edge XI / Older, Fatter, Balder (Sept. 30 / Oct. 1)
—Living on the Edge XI (Sept. 30, 7:30 pm ET)—
- Rich Swann vs. Teddy Goodz
- Mike Skyros vs. Slyck Wagner Brown
- Deonna Purrazzo vs. Mercedes Martinez
- Dark Order (Evil Uno & Stu Grayson) vs. To Infinity and Beyond (Cheech & Colin Delaney)
- “Juggernaut” Jason Axe vs. Jay Freddie (“I Quit” Match)
—Older, Fatter, Balder (Oct. 1, 7:30 pm ET)—
- Daniel Garcia vs. Rich Swann
- Mercedes Martinez vs. Thunder Rosa
- 2 Cold Scorpio vs. Slyck Wagner Brown
- Alex Shelley vs. Davey Richards
Holy hell, upstate New York indie 2CW is back! They’ve got a hell of a pair of cards lined up for us, but the most exciting match here for me is actually two locals going at it. Axe and Freddie have feuded early and often, and they’ll certainly tear the house down in an “I Quit” match!
Best of all, Older, Fatter, Balder is streaming live and for free on YouTube!
AAW Defining Moment (Oct. 1, 7 pm CT)
- Ace Perry vs. Brayden Lee vs. Dante Leon vs. Jah-C vs. Jake Lander vs. Karam (Scramble Match)
- Davey Vega vs. Jigsaw
- Aramis & Laredo Kid vs. Arez & Gringo Loco
- Ace Austin vs. Hakim Zane (c) vs. Myron Reed (AAW Heritage Championship)
- Allysin Kay (c) vs. Christi Jaynes vs. Skye Blue (AAW Women’s Championship)
- InFAMy (Joeasa & Robin Steele) vs. Second Gear Crew (Mance Warner & Steve Manders) (Double Dog Collar Match)
AAW are back in Chicago, Illinois with another balanced pro wrestling card for you, folks! They’ve got a scramble, a lucha tag, Jigsaw in action, AND a double dog collar match!
Check it out on FITE, if you will.
ICW-NHB Deathmatch Circus / The Pit 4 (Oct. 1-2)
—Deathmatch Circus Night 1 (Oct. 1, 8 pm ET)—
- Dale Patricks vs. Jeff King
- The Rejects (John Wayne Murdoch & Satu Jinn) vs. Young Studs (Bobby Beverly & Eric Ryan)
- AKIRA vs. Orin Veidt
- Mad Man Pondo vs. Neil Diamond Cutter
- Atticus Cogar vs. Jimmy Jacobs
- Justin Kyle vs. Tank
- Mickie Knuckles vs. Sadika
—The Pit 4 (Oct. 1, 11:30 pm ET)—
- Brandon Kirk vs. Darren McCarty
- Aaron Orion vs. Aaron Williams
- Isaiah Broner vs. Justin Kyle
- “Hoodfoot” Mo Atlas vs. Tank
- John Wayne Murdoch (c) vs. Tommy Vendetta (ICW-NHB American Deathmatch Championship)
—Deathmatch Circus Night 2 (Oct. 2, 8 pm ET)—
- AKIRA vs. Bobby Beverly
- Danny Demanto & ??? vs. the Kirks (Brandon & Kasey Kirk)
- Jake Crist vs. Orin Veidt
- Justin Kyle vs. Larry D
- Eddy Only vs. Neil Diamond Cutter
- Eric Ryan vs. Sadika
- Dale Patricks vs. John Wayne Murdoch (c) (ICW-NHB American Deathmatch Championship)
ICW No Holds Barred are bringing the circus to Michigan! They’ve got three shows full of deathmatch violence with everybody from Pondo to Knuckles to Tank!
Check ‘em out live on IWTV, folks.
AIW One Step Ahead (Oct. 2, 7:30 pm ET)
- Chuck Stone vs. Eric Taylor vs. PB Smooth vs. Wes Barkley
- Ethan Wright vs. Levi Everett
- Mane Event (Duke Davis & Ganon Jones, Jr.) vs. Philly-Marino Experience (Marino Tenaglia & Philly Collins)
- Joseline Navarro vs. Thunder Rosa
- EFFY vs. TKD
- Joshua Bishop (c) vs. Matt Cardona (AIW Absolute / AIW Intense Championship Intense Rules Match)
AIW are back in Akron, Ohio and it’s going down with Joshua Bishop defending the double titles against Matt Cardona in an Intense Rules Match!
Check it out when it hits Smart Mark Video, folks.
PWX All Hail the King (Oct. 2, 7 pm ET)
- Sir Rios Badu vs. Wheeler YUTA
- Lucky Ali vs. Robbie Eagles
- Killer Kelly vs. Savannah Evans
- Chip Day & ??? vs. Jon Davis & ???
- JD Drake vs. Lance Archer
- Suge D (c) vs. Victor Benjamin (PWX Pure Championship)
- Besties in the World (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) vs. Heatseekers (Elliot Russell & Sigmon) (c) (PWX World Tag Team Championship)
- Anthony Henry vs. Minoru Suzuki
PWX are back in the Cabarrus Arena in Concord, North Carolina and do I really even need to sell this one? Anthony Henry makes his triumphant return to grapple with the meanest murder grandpa in all of pro wrestling, do not miss it!
Check it out on PWX Live, folks!
Free matches here!
Butcher and the Blade vs. Chris Dickinson & “Filthy” Tom Lawlor
Oh yes! The Blade returns to Sermon on the Mat, in free match form! Limitless Wrestling bless us with his presence in this tag team match, enjoy!
AJ Gray vs. “Filthy” Tom Lawlor
And it’s a Filthy Tom double feature, as I couldn’t pass this match from Black Label Pro up. Enjoy!
Sabu vs. Tommy Rich
And now for something completely different...! AIW have uploaded this Cleveland All-Pro joint featuring former NWA World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Rich going head to head with the one, the only, the homicidal, suicidal, genocidal... Sabu!
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.