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Swerve Returns To Seattle

On Friday October 18th the wrestler many know by the nickname “Swerve” will make his triumphant return to Seattle, but this time it will be on a much bigger stage. Now known as Isaiah Scott, Swerve made his name in the Northwest under his real name Shane Strickland. He carried the torch for DEFY...
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Friday Night Fights: One Last DEFY Match For Darby Allin

Before he heads off to conquer the world with AEW on live television every week, Northwest native Darby Allin will be saying his final farewell to DEFY’s Seattle diehards on Friday night (September 27th) as he returns to Washington Hall one last time for “DEFY : Doomsayer.”
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New Japan Pro Wrestling and DEFY Invade Tacoma

New Japan Pro Wrestling and DEFY brings two nights of state of the art pro wrestling to Tacoma's Temple Theater on Thursday August 22nd and Friday August 23rd, 2019
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DEFY Brings Two Back To Back Nights Of Pro Wrestling to Seattle This Weekend

DEFY Champion Artemis Spencer has put his title on the line in the first ever 8 man DEFY “Super 8XGP” Tournament taking place this weekend. The events are taking place on Friday July 26th and Saturday July 27th at Seattle’s iconic Washington Hall and will feature both tournament and non-tournament...
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From The Maple Valley Skatepark To All Elite Wrestling: Darby Allin Is Pro Wrestling's Craziest Punk Rock Stuntman

He's one part Jackass, one part Sid Vicious and one part Rowdy Roddy Piper. Northwest native Darby Allin left the Seattle area just a few years ago to follow his dream of becoming a pro wrestler. Video of THROWBACK: Shane Strickland vs Darby Allin It wasn't too long until Darby - who takes his...
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Friday Night Fights: The Lucha Brothers Return To DEFY for "Into The Fire"

As the weather heats up and we prepare for another awesome Northwest summer, DEFY is gearing up for a badass action-packed wrestling show this Friday night (May 10th) at Washington Hall in Seattle. Speaking of heat, the event is appropriately named “Into the Fire,” and will be headlined what is...
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Congratulations Swerve: DEFY Regular Shane Strickland Signs With NXT 

“The International King Of Swerve” Shane Strickland has officially signed with the WWE’s “developmental” brand NXT as reported by WWE.COM early last week. Video of FREE MATCH: Lio Rush vs. Shane Strickland // DEFY2 If you’ve been to a DEFY show in the last two years, you are well aware of how...
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Friday Night Fights: DEFY Brings The "Dragon Spirit" To Seattle

What better way to kick off your weekend than watching a bunch of dudes beat the crap out of each other? Count me in! DEFY returns to the historic Washington Hall tomorrow night (Friday March 8th) for “Dragon Spirit,” another killer wrestling card that promises to provide yet another evening of...
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Saturday Night Fights: Celebrate 2 Years Of Top Notch Pro Wrestling With DEFY Never Dies

Two years ago the Northwest wrestling landscape changed forever as DEFY debuted at Washington Hall to a packed house. I stood above the action, watching from the balcony as the crowd chanted and cheered, impressed by local talent and blown away by the main event of Shane “Swerve” Strickland and...
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Tonight in Seattle: DEFYANCE UNITED - DEFY Wrestling's Biggest Event Yet

DEFY wrestling returns home to Washington Hall tonight for what could easily be described as their most highly anticipated show yet. Washington Hall was packed just last night as popular UK wrestling promotion Progress made a stop in Seattle, building even more energy for tonight’s DEFY show –...
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