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Sermon on the Mat (Nov. 30, 2023): BLP, GCW, & WR cards;

Plus a brace of free matches celebrating the best of Absolute Andy’s career!

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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, with a special focus on shows that air on IWTV and FITE.

Coming soon...


Wrestling Open Episode 100 (Nov. 30, 8 pm ET)

NFW Showcase 2 (Dec. 1, 7 pm ET)

DOA Airing of Grievances (Dec. 2, 7:30 pm PT)

H2O Uncharted Territory S05E05 (Dec. 4, 8 pm ET)


EPW Mad Flavor (Dec. 1, 8 pm ET)

PWA Black Label The Tuckman’s Beer Bash (Dec. 1, 4 am ET)

ICW Fight Club 290 (Dec. 1, 2 pm ET)

Hoodslam EnterTania (Dec. 2, 12 am ET)

BLP Slamilton 2023 (Dec. 2, 1 pm ET)

  1. Dex Royal vs. TJ Crawford
  2. Latino’s Most Wanted (Koda Hernandez & Sabin Gauge) vs. Twist ‘n Flip (Darren Fly & Nate Kobain)
  3. Orlando Colon vs. Rico Gonzalez
  4. Gangrel & Xia Brookside vs. Naturday Saints (Adam Slade & Bradley Prescott IV)
  5. Sean Ross Sapp vs. Shazza McKenzie
  6. Dan “the Dad” Adams vs. Fandango
  7. Hayden Backlund vs. Trevor Outlaw
  8. Camaro Jackson vs. Eli Isom vs. Joshua Bishop vs. Myung Jae-Lee
  9. Calvin Tankman (c) vs. Matt Makowski (BLP Midwest Championship)
  10. Maki Itoh vs. Rachel Armstrong
  11. Bang and Matthews (August Matthews & Davey Bang) (c) vs. Violence Is Forever (Dominic Garrini & Kevin Ku) (BLP Tag Team Championship)

IWC 6th Annual Pittsburgh Classic (Dec. 2, 7 pm ET)

GCW C’mon Dude (Dec. 2, 8 pm ET)

  1. Jordan Olive vs. Tony Deppen
  2. Jimmy Lloyd vs. Mance Warner
  3. EFFY vs. Santana Jackson
  4. Parrow vs. Richard Holliday
  5. LuFisto vs. Unagi Sayaka
  6. Masha Slamovich & Rina Yamashita vs. Miracle Generation (Dustin Waller & Kylon King)
  7. Alec Price vs. Blake Christian (c) (GCW World Championship)

WR Season Finale 2023 (Dec. 2, 9 pm ET)

  1. Ace Austin vs. Damian Chambers vs. Gringo Loco vs. Jake Something vs. Myron Reed vs. ??? (Golden Ticket Scramble Match)
  2. Angel Ortiz vs. Bryan Keith
  3. Grizzled Young Veterans (James Drake & Zack Gibson) vs. Rascalz (Trey Miguel & Zachary Wentz)
  4. JesSICKa & Sami Callihan vs. the Unit (Allie Katch & JT Dunn) (No Disqualification Match)
  5. Emi Sakura vs. Killer Kelly
  6. Masaaki Mochizuki vs. “Speedball” Mike Bailey
  7. Red (Alex Colon, Rickey Shane Page, & Steve Maclin) (c) vs. Second Gear Crew (Mance Warner, Matthew Justice, & Steve “1 Called” Manders) (WR World Tag Team Championship)
  8. Alex Shelley (Remix) vs. Jake Crist (World) (WR Remix / WR World Championship)

GCW What Is Your Choice (Dec. 3, 7 pm ET)

  1. Alex Shelley vs. Gringo Loco
  2. Maki Itoh vs. “Speedball” Mike Bailey
  3. Charles Mason & Parrow vs. Alexander Hammerstone & Richard Holliday)
  4. Rina Yamashita vs. Tony Deppen
  5. Billie Starkz vs. Uangi Sayaka
  6. Jimmy Lloyd (Broski) vs. Matt Cardona (Career) (Career vs. Broski Match)
  7. Mane Event (Jay Lyon & Midas Black) vs. Violence Is Forever (Dominic Garrini & Kevin Ku) (c) (GCW World Tag Team Championship)
  8. Blake Christian (c) vs. Little Guido Maritato (GCW World Championship)

Free matches here!

Absolute Andy vs. Bryan Danielson

Seeing as wXw have uploaded a bunch of the late great Absolute Andy’s finest matches, we’re gonna run a clean slate of ‘em for y’all this week!

Absolute Andy vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi

A4 vs. Ringkampf

Absolute Andy vs. Ilja Dragunov

As always...

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.

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