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It's Kzy Time!

IT IS KZY TIME … And The U.S. Is About To Go Crazy!

IT IS KZY TIME … AND THE U.S. IS ABOUT TO GO CRAZY! TEXT & PHOTOS BY ISSA MARIE DURING THE MONTH of February, the leader of Dragongate’s NATURAL VIBES, Kzy, and the unit’s powerhouse, BIG BOSS Shimizu, will be wrestling throughout the U.S.—East to West Coast and some in between! When I was still

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DDT Pro’s MAO and Shunma Katsumata Come To Prestige Wrestling

F****D UP WRESTLING AND A HAPPY BOY:DDT Pro’s MAO and Shunma Katsumata Come To Prestige Wrestling TEXT & PHOTOS BY ISSA MARIE IT HAS BEEN (almost) four years since Dramatic Dream Team (DDT) last came to America. Now that travel bans have been lifted, and DDT Pro is set to “Go Hollywood” over WrestleMania Weekend.,

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Shingo Takagi

Shingo Takagi Returns At DRAGONGATE Fan Appreciation Night

DRAGONGATE Fan Appreciation Night (Shingo Takagi Returns!) PWI’s Ringside Report (12.06.22) TEXT & PHOTOS BY ISSA MARIE THE FIRST OF hopefully many DRAGONGATE Fan Appreciation Nights gave us a glimpse of what’s to come on the road to FinalGate2022, offered an impressive rookie debut, solidified the greatness of Masaaki Mochizuki, and gave us the return

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U-T shows off his tag team title belt

DRAGONGATE’s Braveheart: A Candid Conversation With U-T

DRAGONGATE’s Braveheart: A Candid Conversation With U-T Text & Photos by Issa Marie IN ALL ASPECTS of life, representation matters! Imagine being a nine-year-old child attending a pro wrestling event and seeing a wrestler who personifies who you are in size and stature—inspiring a small fan to become the athlete they believed they could never

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Hyper Misao alternate Women's 150 cover

ALTERNATE “WOMEN’S 150” COVER: Hyper Misao

ALTERNATE “WOMEN’S 150” COVER: Hyper Misao PRO WRESTLING ILLUSTRATED recently unveiled the cover of our January 2023 “Women’s 150” issue, which features the top three Stardom wrestlers on our annual list, with a video announcement hosted by our friends at Church of Joshi. In the past, we have created several alternate covers that we’ve released

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Yuki Ueno, bloody-faced

YUKI UENO’S FIGHTING SPIRIT: The DDT Universal Champion On Konosuke Takeshita, Cara Noir, And Upcoming Title Defenses

YUKI UENO’S FIGHTING SPIRIT: The DDT Universal Champion On Konosuke Takeshita, Cara Noir, And Upcoming Title Defenses Text & Photos by Issa Marie “ALL YOU HAVE to do is watch my matches to know exactly who I am.” So says two-time DDT Pro-Wrestling Universal champion, Yuki Ueno. The 37KAMIINA standout successfully defended his title against

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