Jabroni Journal

Local Wrestling Company Hosts First Ever Seattle Women's Tournament

One of the major wrestling stories from this past year has been the continued push to emphasize the importance of women’s wrestling. In the WWE, we’ve had two different divisions – Smackdown and Raw, respectively – continue to highlight women’s wrestling in a much more positive, competitive and far...
Read More

Okada Breaks The Mold - First Japanese Wrestler To Be Named Best In The World

For the past 27 years, Pro Wrestling Illustrated has published a yearly list of the Top 500 wrestlers across the globe. Growing up, this magazine was practically a Bible for me. At first, I would make sure all my favorites were somewhere in the top 50, but considering the fact that this was in the...
Read More

Code Orange Brings The Metal To The Wrestling World

This past Saturday, we were given a rare treat, as NXT presented it’s very first live band performance at their Takeover Brooklyn 3 event at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn. As the normal NXT video intro played on the screen, we saw the Philly hardcore band Code Orange performing their song, “...
Read More

Jabroni Journal: SummerSlam 2017 Predictions

The end of the summer is always a bittersweet feeling. While our days of shorts and t-shirts, night time barbecues and outdoor concerts might be dwindling, for wrestling fans it means it’s time for Summerslam! This year we have a 4+ hour event with 13 matches. This is gonna be a long one! Here are...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

Pages