CHIKARA March 24th 2007 Claudio Castagnoli vs Mike Quackenbush


Originally posted on indywrestlingreview/onthetoprope:

We open off with a huge dropkick to Claudio’s knees and Quack working the leg, Claudio counters and the two get into a shove-fight on the ground. Claudio works the arm and body into a pin for almost 2 count. Claudio almost hits a Ricolabomb
and Quack rolls out into a spinning elita and Quack gets him down again. Quack continues to
work over the leg of Claudio. Claudio grabs the ear. But Quack counters into another ankle lock
We get some ground work, and Claudio hits some shots Claudio gets in a semi-dragon sleeper but Quack
counters into a pin attempt but no. Quack gets a half-crab and Claudio gets to the ropes. Irish whip
into and up and over into an elbow, Quack gets a big spinning head scissors and gets Claudio outside and flips
out but Claudio catches him with a power bomb for a two Claudio gets some heel heat and throws…

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PlayStation 4 Continues to Lead the Pack with New Sales Numbers

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Originally posted on Hollow Knowledge:

The PlayStation 4 has retained the top spot for sales in the United States for the seventh straight month, according to the NPD numbers for July.  Which doesn’t come as too much of a surprise, since Sony just announced that the console has passed the 10 million sold mark.

It’s no surprise that the best selling game for July was Naughty Dog’s remastered classic The Last of Us for PS4.  You can check out the rest of the top ten in game sales in the U.S. for July, below.

  1. The Last of Us
  2. Minecraft
  3. Fifa 14
  4. Watch Dogs
  5. Mario Kart 8
  6. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  7. Grand Theft Auto V
  8. Sniper Elite III
  9. NBA 2K14
  10. Lego Marvel Super Heroes

Despite lagging behind in console sales, Nintendo did receive some good news with Mario Kart 8 passing over 1 million units sold.  Nintendo also showed off a few more games that have crossed the…

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Naomie Harris joins the boxing drama “Southpaw”


Originally posted on The Taylor Network:


Naomie Harris who was praised critically for her portrayal of Winnie Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is now cast in  “Southpaw” the boxing drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal and penned by Sons of Anarchy’s Kurt Sutter. Harries will play Angela, a social worker who works with Gyllenhaal’s character and his daughter.

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Anthony “Rumble” Johnson Destroys Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in 44 Seconds .gif


Originally posted on MMA Nation:

Anthony Johnson vs Lil Nog

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson continues his tirade on the UFC light heavyweight division ever since his return to the promotion this year. First it was a one sided dominant performance over top contender Phil Davis at UFC 172 where Johnson earned a unanimous decision victory. This time around it was a 44 second finish of UFC veteran and light heavyweight staple Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.

Johnson faced Nogueira in the co-main event at UFC on FOX 12. Johnson displayed his power early in the bout with his punches doing evident damage to Nogueira. Eventually Johnson’s power would be too much for Nogueira to handle with his punches breaking through the guard of Nogueira. It wasn’t too long until the damage took on Nogueira which resulted in the referee stopping the fight. 

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WWE Apologizes For Lana Promo


Originally posted on DTRT


WWE issued the following statement on Lana’s promo at WWE Battleground:

“Last night’s segment during WWE’s Battleground event was in no way referring to the Malaysia Airlines tragedy. The storyline with characters Rusev and Lana has been a part of WWE programming for more than 3 months. WWE apologizes to anyone who misunderstood last night’s segment and was offended.”

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“The Devil’s Toy” NFB documentary on skateboarding in Montreal…


Originally posted on dirtpoormillionaires:

Fifteen minutes in length, and fiercely stylish, the film is a both a poetic exploration of the esthetics of this new sport and a barely veiled indictment of the authorities who give the kids who practice it grief, by confiscating their boards and asking them to skate indoors in this silly overcrowded arena, for example. The film, fittingly, is dedicated “to all victims of intolerance”.

Regardless of how you feel about skaters, or skate culture in general, this film is definitely worth a quarter-hour of your time. Give it a spin;

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CM Punk Special To Air Tuesday On WWE Network

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Originally posted on DTRT

WWE-Network-3009089There is no new WWE Countdown or WrestleMania Rewind currently scheduled for this coming Tuesday night on the WWE Network. Instead, WWE will air a two-hour Beyond The Ring special on CM Punk at 9pm EST. This is the documentary portion of WWE’s DVD on Punk. The synopsis reads like this:

“A look inside the life and career of the most controversial star of this generation from his early success in ECW to the top of the WWE.”

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Indie Wrestling Archive Match of the Week: American Dragon (Daniel Bryan) vs. Low Ki


Originally posted on Pass Me the Mike:

I stumbled across a link to the Indie Wrestling Archive on Twitter a few months ago and quickly got lost looking through the ever-growing collection of videos posted to the Archive’s YouTube account. There’s good, there’s bad, there’s odd and more. Do yourselves a favor and go check it out HERE!

After contacting someone with the Archive and getting the OK, I’m posting the first installment of what I hope to be a weekly feature here on Pass Me the Mike: the Indie Wrestling Archive Match of the Week.

For the first post, I’ve found a good one: The American Dragon Bryan Danielson (Daniel Bryan) vs. Low Ki in a submission match from Jersey All Pro Wrestling’s June 7, 2002, “Smarts Only” event.

There’s no need to provide any comments for this one other than to say it kicks ass. Watch, enjoy and subscribe to the Archive on YouTube

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Indie Wrestling Event Calendar (7/8-7/20/2014)

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Originally posted on

by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy)

As always, thanks to Nate Stein for sending this along!

Tue, Jul 8-Wed, Jul 9 – Ultimate Championship Wrestling – Hardin County Fair, Glendale, KY – 8 pm
Wed, Jul 9-Thu, Jul 10 – Adrenalin Rush Wrestling – ARW Arena, 103 Old McDonald School RD, McDonald, TN – 6 pm
Wed, Jul 9 – Davis Arena, 4400 Shepherdsville RD, Louisville, KY – 7 pm –
Wed, Jul 9 – Rockstar Pro – 1106 E 3rd ST, Dayton, OH – 7 pm –
Thu, Jul 10 – Deep Southern Championship Wrestling/Superstars of Wrestling – Fun Wheels Skating Center, 2606 Calhoun RD, Rome, GA – 7 pm –
Thu, Jul 10 – Zero 1 Supreme/Pro Wrestling USA – Fluid Event Center, 601 N Country Fair DR, Champaign, IL – 9 pm
Thu, Jul 10 – IWA Mid-South – Jammerz…

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