WRESTLING 101: Don’t Forget Where You Came From

Let’s face it. No promotion is perfect, and there are logically peaks and valleys depending on available talent, schedule, and the unfortunate injury bug. It’s no wonder athletes and talent tend to occasionally lose interest along the way. No one loves what they do 100 percent of the time. It’s moments like this one should […]

ATHLETE APPRECIATION: The Unprecedented Significance of Jay Lethal

There’s no mistaking it. Despite network swapping of WWE, the precarious yet triumphant futures of both NXT and Lucha Underground…the mergers of TNA and Global Force Wrestling…we’re at a surprising renaissance of independent pro wrestling. This is a world where both athletes and fans must accept the non-WWE Universe as the ‘Universe.’ A world of […]


Arguably the most satisfying aspect of the independent wrestling community lies in discovering how interesting and exceptional its athletes truly are. MaryKate Duignan Glidewell, better known as Valifornia stable member Andréa in Shine Wrestling, is  a  wonderful example of what happens when enormous talent marries perseverance. If Glidewell’s name rings a bell, it’s likely a […]