Welcome back to the Sermon on the Mat, your weekly one-stop shop for news from the wider world of wrestling beyond the big cable TV monoliths that get all the coverage.
Indie wrestling is still shut down from the pandemic and everything sucks, but hey, I’m still comin’ at you with all the freebies that I can find!
Plus, a number of streaming services and Twitch channels are offering a constant stream of material for you that’s hard for me to include in the listing, so make sure to check ‘em out—
Free matches here!
EYFBO (Angel Ortiz & Mike “Santana” Draztick) vs. Gentleman’s Club (Chuck Taylor & Orange Cassidy)
We’re kicking the week off with a bang courtesy of Beyond Wrestling, who have offered up this match that proves that what you see on the indies today, you’ll see on cable TV next year. The Inner Circle’s Proud-N-Powerful takes on some very good friends, check it out!
Allysin Kay vs. Maria Manic
Black Label Pro offers up this rough and tumble women’s action for us as the AK47 goes up against the Maneater, enjoy!
Aiden Aggro vs. Alexander Lee vs. Danger Kid
From Limitless Wrestling up in Maine, we’ve got this three-way featuring three of their top local stars. Maine State Posse explodes, enjoy!
Arik Cannon vs. Orange Cassidy
And we go back to ol’ Freshly Squeezed for this singles match from F1RST wrestling as he takes on local head honcho and low-key indie legend Arik Cannon!
Lady Apache vs. Zeuxis
And from there we pivot into lucha libre from +LuchaTV and Martinez Entertainment. Hard-hitting women’s action on display, check it out!
Jayla Dark vs. Tsukasa Fujimoto
Pro Wrestling: EVE helps us carry on the women’s wave for another match. Jayla Dark faces off against Japanese import Fujimoto in Dark’s retirement match, enjoy!
Chelsea Green vs. Kaitlin Diamond
Chugga chugga choo choo, the train rolls on as Chesea Green meets with Kaitlin Diamond in her early days in ECCW!
Kimber Lee vs. Penelope Ford
And last but not least in our impromptu women’s collection here, we’ve got Beyond sister promotion WWR Pro pitting the Bad Girl up against Kimber Lee, enjoy!
Bad Boy Hido vs. Sabu
And now for something competely different, friends. Harken back to the distant age of 2001 and enjoy some classic hardcore wrestling from Cleveland All-Pro by way of AIW!
“Warhorse” Jake Parnell vs. Myron Reed
Glory Pro’s match of the week series rolls on, and this week’s is a doozy. Warhorse. Hot Fire. Excellence!
Anthony Greene vs. Kris Statlander
And we’re finishing up with a doubleheader of beautiful Beyond action. First up, trademark intergender violence as the Retrosexual takes on everyone’s favorite alien, enjoy!
Keith Lee vs. Zack Sabre, Jr.
Last but not least we’ve got two freshly-crowned titans of the wrestling world. You can’t see the IWGP Tag Team Champion wrestle the NXT Champion any time soon in real life, but you can see it here, courtesy of Beyond Wrestling. Don’t miss it!
Remember folks, no matter what type of wrestling you like, no matter how down you feel about the state of WWE, Impact, ROH, or any other “big-time” pro wrestling, there’s something out there for you. There’s a pro wrestling product that can hit you in the right spot and make you love wrestling like you thought you’d never be able to love it again. It’s there, I promise. You just gotta reach out and find it, and that, my friends, is what the Sermon on the Mat is all about.