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Professional wrestling has had its share of characters over the years especially those of a dark nature, connect with the fanbases and one of the best that has emerged in the past 10-years is Pentagon Jr. In Mexico, the Lucha mask is sacred and taken very seriously by the luchadores that wear them. Tradition is that you never remove your mask unless you lose it as part of a stipulation in a match. Not knowing what the performer looks like without the mask adds a level of mystique and intrigue to the character. Honestly, not much is known about the…

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Almost a week ago, I posted an article about Scott Hall’s legacy in this business, it was one of the hardest pieces I ever had to write, but one of my favorites once it was done. This article was written and posted while Scott Hall was on life support and would pass away a few hours later. That night’s Raw featured the standard opening of in tribute that WWE typically does when a legend passes away, but in addition all through the night the wrestlers of today that were fans of Scott Hall growing up and were inspired by him paid…

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Welcome to Paper Talk with Zachary Linse, where we round up all of the smaller & interesting news stories from around the globe: GCW Star AJ Gray announced earlier that Ashante Adonis, Briana Brandy & AJ Francis of the group HitMakerz, FKA HitRow, will be at the For the Culture block of the Collective Weekend. NJPW has announced SW3RVE vs Blake Christian, Mascara Dorada vs TJP, Ren Narita vs Jay Lethal & a Jay White open challenge for Strong Style Evolved in March. Popular Wrestling Personality Simon Miller of WhatCulture will be making his US Wrestling Debut against Sam Beale…

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Biff Busick, FKA Oney Lorcan, has been confirmed for a number of big shows WrestleMania Weekend in Dallas. At WrestleConc he will take on Minoru Suzuki. Biff has been confirmed for GCW Bloodsport & The Greatest Clusterfuck as well. The NWA went live on Youtube earlier today to reveal the bracket for the 2022 Crockett Cup. This lineup goes as follows: 1. NWA World Tag Team Champions La Rebelion vs. 16. Play-in (Winner of four-way match on night one)  8. The End (Parrow and Odinson) vs. 9. Hawx Aerie (Luke & PJ Hawx)5. Strictly Business (Chris Adonis & Thom Latimer)…

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New Japan Pro Wrestling has broken the news that legend Minoru Suzuki will be going on yet another US Tour, just confirmed for NJPW’s ”Lonestar” event at WrestleCon & ”Windy City Rio in Chicago. It is unknown if he will be making indie appear at this time, however it is likely. All Elite Wrestling made the second edition of the Battle of the Belts special official for April 15th in Dallas/FT. Worth Metroplex earlier today. It should be noted Cody Rhodes was not on this poster. Maryland Championship Wrestling, or MCW, announced that the Hardy Boyz will make their MCW…

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Welcome to Paper Talk with Zachary Linse, where we round up all of the smaller & interesting news stories from around the globe: Josh Alexander, who was recently granted his release from IMPACT Wrestling, announced on Twitter that his work visa has expired and he cannot work in America, therefore he will miss Terminus & AML Wrestling later this month. FITE made the announcement earlier today that they will continue their new relationship with Lucha Libre AAA & Rey de Reyes will air live on the site. This is second AAA Pay-Per-View for the network. Republic of Lucha is making…

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Welcome to Paper Talk with Zachary Linse, where we round up all of the smaller & interesting news stories from around the globe: Court Bauer announced tonight on the new season premiere of MLW Fusion that Killer Kross will make his MLW return February 26th in Charlotte at Superfight. Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling announced tonight that former AEW Women’s World Champion Hikaru Shida will be making her return to the company March 19th to battle Hikari Noa. The Briscoe Brothers shared a big announcement on Twitter earlier, noting that they will make the 1st defense of their 12th Ring of…

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Photo Credits – WWE, MLW and Wrestlenomics DISCLAIMER: THESE ARE MY OPINIONS ON ALLEGATIONS THAT MLW HAS MADE IN THEIR LAWSUIT AGAINST WWE. THESE ARE JUST BASED ON THEIR COMPLAINT AND SINCE NO EVIDENCE HAS BEEN PROVIDED MY OPINION MAY CHANGE, BUT FOR NOW THESE ARE JUST MY HONEST UNBIASED OPINIONS BASED ON THE ALLEGATIONS. I wanted to take a look at different parts of their complaint and give an honest take if I think there is merit there and if there is how hard it would be to prove. I’m not going through the whole compliant line for line…

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Ahead of one of the biggest weekends in his legendary career spanning well over two decades, Homicide looked back at how he came to be. Homicide will be inducted into the Indie Wrestling Hall of Fame by Chris Dickinson this Saturday, then the following night he will headline the Hammerstein Ballroom challenging Jon Moxley for the GCW Championship. Speaking to Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Homicide openly admitted that he doesn’t love the name that has brought him success over the years. “At the time, I was going to be The Latin Terror, this crazy bootleg version of Sting and The…

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Well, 2021 has come and gone, and what a year it was for wrestling! There have been some incredible moments and memories for us all, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to write up my top 10. The Fall of CONTRA MLW shot up my viewing list in 2021, inspired in part by the excellent series of articles about the promotion on this site. The gradual collapse of the dominant CONTRA UNIT faction, topped off by the epic war between Alexander Hammerstone and Jacob Fatu provided a perfect old-school “babyface-overcomes-the-odds,” story. Check out the War Chamber match and the…

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