Jabroni Journal

Jabroni Journal: Pentagon Jr. is ready to DEFY

Hot off the success of the first DEFY event just a few weeks back, the badasses behind this local upstart indie wrestling company have just announced their second event – DEFY 2: Wolves At The Door (April 7th at Washington Hall). If the first show was any indication, you are not gonna wanna miss...
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Jabroni Journal: Royal Rumble 2017 Predictions

The Royal Rumble is my favorite WWE event. I distinctly remember being a kid and watching Royal Rumble 1995 over and over again. I was hooked from the moment Shawn Michaels – my favorite wrestler at the time – tricked everyone and dangled from the ropes with only one foot, only to jump back in the...
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Jabroni Journal: B-Boy Brings The Pain To 3-2-1 Battle!

Seattle's very own SOLID STEEL independent wrestling promotion 3-2-1 Battle! returns to the Battle Palace (aka Evolve Underground Fitness) next Friday, January 27th ! These events are getting bigger and bigger each time, as the "arena" is starting to get jam packed with rowdy, beer-chugging...
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Jabroni Journal: When Wrestler's Sing - Brian Christopher "Jabroni"

It's truly something to behold when professional wrestlers step into the music world. There have been a small number of sucesses - John Cena certainly sold a healthy number of copies when he recorded a rap album more than a decade ago and former WWE Intercontinental Champion MVP has garnered...
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Jabroni Journal: Cody Rhodes Comes To Seattle

The Northwest is in no shortage of amazing local pro wrestling action. There are already a handful of badass DIY wrestling companies holding events around the city - Lucha Libre Volcanica , 3-2-1 Battle! , Rainier Pro Wrestling and Project 42 just to name a few - but on January 13th business is...
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Jabroni Journal: The Best Of 2016

The brand split. The continued rise of New Japan Pro Wrestling. AJ Styles in WWE. NXT continuing its reign. The evolution of Lucha Underground. Broken Friggin Matt Hardy. This is just a small snapshot of what the wrestling world brought us in 2016. While we can always find something to complain...
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Jabroni Journal: Migs' 2016 Wrestler Of The Year

I'm not the only wrestling nerd around the KISW offices. Thee Ted Smith has been known to watch Smackdown and Sgt. Hairclub is a fan going way back. Before I end the year with my Best Of 2016 list here on Jabroni Journal, I wanted to lend the blog over to the guy I traveled to Wrestlemania 32 in...
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Jabroni Journal: The "King Of Dong Style" Invades Seattle

As of late, local wrestling company 3-2-1 Battle! has really stepped up their game by booking some pretty high profile indie wrestling names to perform. Recently they showcased Bay Area badass Jeff Cobb (aka Matanza from Lucha Underground) and the hard hitting B-Boy and TONIGHT (Friday, December...
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Jabroni Journal: Wrestling Flashback - When Worlds Collide (1994)

Video of IWC/AAA When Worlds Collide I was first introduced to Lucha Libre when WCW introduced wrestlers like Rey Msyterio Jr., Psicosis, Eddie Guerrero and La Parka on Monday Nitro. I was blown away not only by the insane amount of athleticism displayed inside (and out) of the ring, but also by...
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Jabroni Journal: TLC 2016

There’s no shortage of pro wrestling to watch these days. With the brand split, it seems like every time I blink my eyes, WWE has another Pay Per View event for us nerds to watch on the Network. Don’t get me wrong, I’m certainly not complaining…it’s just a lot to keep up with ! Lucky for me, I have...
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