CATEGORY Match of the Month

Match of the Month – April 2016

April saw a crazy Wrestlemania weekend and one of the best NJPW shows of the last several years.  Here are our picks for the match of the month: Matthew Macklin Shinsuke Nakamura vs Sami Zayn – NXT Takeover: Dallas This was a dream match that lived up to the hype and one of the all…

Match of the Month – March 2016

Mark Osborne Mayu Iwatani and Io Shirai vs. Kairi Hojo and Meiko Satomura — Stardom The Highest (March 21) Just a great tag team match, maybe the best of the year, regardless of promotion. Considering the four women involved, that shouldn’t be a surprise. Satomura was jumping off the balcony, Io was hitting moonsaults, Mayu…

Match of the Month – February 2016

February seen some incredible matches all over the world, particularly from NJPW.  WWE had some great matches this month too, but some of the best came from the indies. Here are our picks for the February match of the month. Matthew: Pete Dunne vs Ryan Smile vs Will Ospreay – OTT Ah Ted This is…

Match of the Month – January 2016

January 2016 hosted more match of the year candidates than some years have seen.  2016 started with a bang both inside and outside the ring with NJPW, WWE, Evolve & Rev Pro all hosting matches that will be on some best of 2016 lists.  Here are our favourite matches of 2016: Mark Osborne Katsuyori Shibata…

Match of the Month – November 2015

Here are our picks for the November 2015 Match of the Month: Matthew Macklin Roderick Strong vs Jay Lethal – TV Championship – ROH TV This was the third match in the series between these guys this year and each match got better.  This match was absolutely spectacular.  Strong & Lethal are two of the…

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Match of the Month – October 2015

October was another loaded month for pro wrestling with WWE Hell In A Cell, an EVOLVE weekend, and NXT Takeover, NJPW King of Pro Wrestling and the Rev Pro/NJPW shows in the UK among other things.  Here are our favourite matches of the month.   Heather Jeannine: Johnny Gargano vs Ethan Page – I Quit…

Match of the Month – September 2015

September was a realtively quiet month for pro wrestling, but there was still no shortage of great matches. Here are our picks as the best of the month. Matthew Macklin ReDRagon vs Time Splitters – NJPW Destruction in Kobe This is one of the best tag team matches I’ve ever seen.  It was so well…

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Match of the Month – August 2015

August was another hectic month for pro wrestling with the G1 Climax providing several incredible matches.  We had a huge Summerslam weekend with ROH involved, and more great Evolve shows. Here’s what were our favourite matches of the month. Mark: Sasha Banks vs. Bayley – NXT Takeover: Brooklyn: This match was a truly incredible display…

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Match of the Month – July 2015

July 2015 was a month filled with incredible pro wrestling with match of the year candidates from promotions all over the world.  There was so much great wrestling that there are dozens of great matches that have to be left out of this.  Anyway, here’s what we picked.     Heather Jeannine: Roderick Strong vs…

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Match of the Month – June 2015

Matthew: KUSHIDA vs. Kyle O’Reilly – NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Final This was a career making performance for both guys.  This is the sort of match that will be looked back on in years as the match that launched both guys to another level.  O’Reilly & KUSHIDA are two of the best junior…