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Photo Credit- MLW In the world of professional wrestling, blurring the lines between your standard wrestling matches and “shoot fights” can often be very dangerous. Bringing mixed martial arts into the world of wrestling is more often than not a recipe for disaster. Wrestling fans don’t want to see two people try and put holds on each other for 3 rounds and MMA fans don’t want to see a bastardized version of a respected sport. While there are great examples of MMA representation in pro wrestling in the past through guys like Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn, nowadays MMA representation…

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Photo credit- MLW A few months ago, MLW had their very own draft. Unlike most pro wrestling drafts that you would find in companies like WWE, this wasn’t necessarily about confirming established names returning for the relaunch. Everyone already knew that was a given. What ultimately mattered the most in this draft was the new, young talent MLW picked up. With wrestlers from all walks of life like high-flying, MMA and Lucha Libre, MLW has acquired a great pool of young, hungry talent and here are a few of those names to look out for and why. “THE JUDGE” EJ…

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Photo credit- MLW After months of anticipation following their most recent hiatus, Major League Wrestling is BACK and in a big way. 40 men will enter the ring for a shot at an MLW World Title Match. There will be surprises, shock and spectacle over the next hour. Who will reign supreme over 39 other competitors? Let’s find out! MUST WATCH: Cesar Duran (formally known as Dario Cueto) comes to the ring to address the crowd. He talks about the historical wrestling significance of Philadelphia and its extreme love of violence and says that this could potentially be a good…

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Photo credit- MLW.com In the world of professional wrestling, the formation of factions has created some of the greatest characters and wrestlers in history. Factions like the Four Horsemen, D-Generation X and the NWO stand the test of time as factions that have changed wrestling history through their respective class of amazing talent, their crazy antics and actions and their ability to leave a lasting impression on their respective companies. Major League Wrestling is no exception to this. With great factions throughout its history like Promociones Dorado, Team Filthy and The Dynasty, MLW is no stranger to creating highly entertaining…

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Photo Credit- MLW.com In the world of pro wrestling, there is the classic face- heel dynamic. The face is the good guy that works to gain the support of the crowd. The heel is the bad guy that works to rile anger and gain jeers or “heat” from the crowd. For many more seasoned wrestling fans, however, the heels of the pro wrestling world are those that people end up gravitating towards. Many wrestling fans appreciate the lengths that heels like Roman Reigns, The Young Bucks and MJF go to to make the fans hate them. However, many great wrestling…

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Photo Credit- Wrestling News.com **DISCLAIMER: MINOR SPOILERS FOR MLW BATTLE RIOT AHEAD** After attending MLW’s Battle Riot tapings this past Saturday, I’ve come to a sudden realization. Not only is MLW a great all around wrestling company, but this show showcased why Major League Wrestling has all of the tools necessary to become a major wrestling promotion one day. With MLW recently moving to VICETV, and new episodes of their weekly show Fusion to air very soon, here are a few reasons why the wrestling world needs to check this company out. AMAZING IN RING ACTION In the modern age…

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Photo Credit- MLW.com Many people are familiar with wrestling companies outside of WWE like AEW, ROH and Impact wrestling. However, there’s one independent wrestling company that seems to have fallen under the radar. That company is MLW. MLW, or Major League Wrestling, is a company rich with amazing in ring action, fun and exciting characters and gimmicks and a very unique presentation that gives it a feeling of a genuine sporting event. However, while MLW is home to many talented competitors like Jacob Fatu, Tom Lawlor and The Von Erichs, one man in particular caught my eye and has me…

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Photo credit:WWE According To Mike Johnson From PWInsider, the NXT brand, after going through a lot of major changes in the past year, and WWE itself now has two new experienced personal to improve their shows. The new hires are George Carrol and John D’Amico. George Carrol will be a writer for the always-changing NXT brand. Carrol has the experience for this job, as he has worked for numerous top companies in the past such as ROH, NJPW, and MLW. John D’Amico was hired as Director, as well as Production Management for live events. D’Amico was released back in September…

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Photo Credit – MLW WWE has its sights set on a number of stars in the pro wrestling industry. Salina de la Renta has dropped a major hint that she may be joining WWE. Fans of de la Renta had a hunch that Salina and WWE were in discussion since de la Renta recently closed down her Patreon, Cameo account, and online store – a common indicator that someone is ready to sign with WWE since WWE wants to control image rights, likeness rights, merchandise, and so on. This might indicate the signing of a contract. According to Fightful Select,…

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Photo Credit – Wrestlinginc.com As the wrestling world plans to start touring again and welcome arenas full of fans, what kind of product will they be providing them? Promotions had to make serious adjustments during a truly challenging time and to produce a weekly product and to do it safely during the middle of a pandemic is truly incredible. Whether you like all the companies or not, it doesn’t matter, what they were able to do to create hours of TV for well over a year with little to no crowds is an amazing accomplishment. With that being said, the…

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