Professional wrestling

Jabroni Journal: Swerve vs. Rush II - Thursday Night in Tacoma

Video of DEFY Presents "THE CRASH Lucha Libre" - SWERVE VS RUSH II DEFY wrestling returns to Tacoma this Thursday night (August 3rd) for "DEFY Presents: The Crash Lucha Libre!" It's all going down at the historic Temple Theater, as the current DEFY, WrestleCircus and CZW Champion...
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Jabroni Journal: The New Japan G-1 Climax Heats Up

While the WWE is currently on the road to Summerslam, Japan’s premiere wrestling company New Japan Pro Wrestling is neck deep in their annual round robin tournament – the G1 Climax. It’s the 27th year for the G-1 and this is the battleground where up and coming wrestlers make a name for themselves...
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Jabroni Journal: An NXT Northwest Weekend

NXT invades the Northwest once again this weekend and I'm STOKED! For those unfamiliar, NXT is the secondary wrestling brand owned by WWE that could be essentially looked at as their version of a "Minor League". But there's nothing MINOR about the majority of the current NXT roster! Some of the...
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Jabroni Journal: Samoa Joe vs. Brock Lesnar - A Dream Match Becomes Reality

The Dream Match Samoa Joe vs. Brock Lesnar has been a dream match of mine since I saw Joe step foot inside an NXT ring. For the longest time it felt so far-fetched. Since defeating The Undertaker at Wrestlemania 30, Brock Lesnar has been treated like an undefeatable monster (minus a couple losses...
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Jabroni Journal: DEFY 4 - Pro Wrestling Returns To Tacoma

On Thursday June 29th (it's tomorrow night as I type this), local indie wrestling powerhouse DEFY invades Tacoma for their first event outside of the Seattle area. DEFY's first 3 events were a smashing success, as we saw wrestlers from all over the globe descend upon Washington Hall. Fans were...
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Jabroni Journal: Superkicking Their Way To Superstardom

Video of "Ass Man" Being The Elite - Ep. 59 The Young Bucks are a national treasure. Who would have known that the tag team who wrestled as “Generation Me” in TNA Impact would be the hottest thing going on the independent scene six years after they unceremoniously left the company...
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Jabroni Journal: Throwback Jams - WrestleMania The Album (1993)

Video of WWE Superstars perform "WrestleMania" As I've previously mentioned in this blog, I'm a collector of all things old school wrestling - t-shirts, action figures, posters, VHS tapes, hats...you name it! I am also a huge collector of cassette tapes. It first started when I...
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JABRONI JOURNAL: Missing My Monday Night Channel Flipping

Video of Last WCW Nitro Ever I took WCW for granted. Sixteen years ago (March 26th, 2001), WCW Nitro aired its final episode as WWE’s mastermind Vince McMahon appeared on a simulcast episode alongside his very own Monday Night Raw, announcing that he had purchased the company. While the popularity...
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Jabroni Journal: Extreme Rules Predictions

With the Smackdown Live and Raw brand split, it seems like every time you blink there’s another big “Pay Per View”/ special event that pops up. This coming Sunday night we have the Raw brand exclusive event “Extreme Rules.” This was supposed to be Braun Strowman’s shining moment. He brutalized...
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JABRONI JOURNAL: Colt Cabana Comes To Seattle

On June 2nd, world famous independent wrestler Colt Cabana will be making an appearance in Seattle for our very own underground wrestling company 3-2-1 Battle! If you know anything about Colt, you know that he is a very comedic performer who loves to involve the fans in his matches. For this reason...
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