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SHANE STRICKLAND

WATCH Pentagón JR VS. Chris Ridgeway On New DEFY NOW

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WATCH Pentagón JR VS. Chris Ridgeway On New DEFY NOW

On this week’s DEFYNOW watch Pentagón JR vs Chris Ridgeway plus, Brian Cage vs Jack Evans. SUBSCRIBE NOW and watch below

Pentagón JR vs. Chris Ridgeway

plus, Brian Cage vs. Jack Evans

Brought to you from DEFY ON EDGE at the Historic Washington Hall

Hosted by Steve Migs / Commentary by Rich Bocchini

Chris Ridgeway Mini Doc by BEYOND GORILLA | Robyn Goding

Opening Music by Goddamned Animals | www.facebook.com/goddamnedanimals/

Additional Music by Vigil Wolves | www.vigilwolves.com

Poster Art Photography by West Smith / Edited by Nick Gattman / Opener by Luke Knecht


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WATCH Shane SWERVE Strickland bid farewell to DEFY

WATCH Shane SWERVE Strickland bid farewell to DEFY

A grueling match with DARBY ALLIN at March 8th’s DEFY DRAGON SPIRIT wraps up Shane SWERVE Strickland’s run in DEFY Wrestling.

Shane Strickland wraps up a storied DEFY career after a stunning defeat by Darby Allin. Strickland, will be remembered as the promotion’s fist real flag bearer, a two time DEFY World Champion with a stunning amount of defenses, and 462 total days as Champion.

Post- Dragon Spirit, correspondent Kevin Diers caught up with Strickland backstage and gave the two-time DEFY World Champion a chance to say some last words to The DEFYANCE.

Shane defended the DEFY Championship against a murder’s row of challengers after earning his inaugural run via victory in a 4 way match in Vorhees, NJ at CZW in 2017 against DEFY Champion Davey Richards, Lio Rush, and Joe Gacy.

Strickland lost the Championship to Artemis Spencer at DEFY On Edge in December of 2018. That match can be watched below on a new DEFY NOW for FREE for a limited time only.

More to details to come in regards to Strickland’s future.


WATCH SWERVE VS. ARTEMIS On New DEFY NOW

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WATCH SWERVE VS. ARTEMIS On New DEFY NOW

On this week’s DEFYNOW watch Shane SWERVE Strickland vs ARTEMIS SPENCER in an historic DEFY Championship match, plus, Cody Chhun teams with Randy Myers to take on The Pride. SUBSCRIBE NOW and watch below

DEFY CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

Shane Strickland (C) vs. Artemis Spencer

plus, Randy Myers & Cody Chhun vs. The Pride (King Khash & Carl Randers)

Brought to you from DEFY ON EDGE at the Historic Washington Hall

Hosted by Steve Migs / Commentary by Rich Bocchini

Opening Music by Goddamned Animals | www.facebook.com/goddamnedanimals/

Additional Music by Vigil Wolves | www.vigilwolves.com

Poster Art Photography by West Smith / Edited by Nick Gattman / Opener by Luke Knecht


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WATCH SWERVE VS. SCHAFF AND MORE ON NEW DEFYNOW

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WATCH SWERVE VS. SCHAFF AND MORE ON NEW DEFYNOW

On this week’s DEFYNOW watch Shane SWERVE Strickland vs SCHAFF in an explosive DEFY Championship match, Artemis vs. Fenix, and Cobb vs. Brody King! It’s a super sized episode of DEFY NOW!

Jeff Cobb vs. Brody King

Artemis Spencer vs. Rey Fenix

DEFY Championship | Shane Strickland (C) vs. Schaff

Brought to you from DEFY Dia De Los Muertos at the Historic Washington Hall in Seattle

Hosted by Steve Migs / Commentary by Rich Bocchini

Opening Music by Goddamned Animals | www.facebook.com/goddamnedanimals/

Additional Music by Vigil Wolves | www.vigilwolves.com

Poster Art Photography by West Smith / Edited by Nick Gattman / Opener by Luke Knecht


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VIDEO: WATCH SHANE STRICKLAND vs DARBY ALLIN

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VIDEO: WATCH SHANE STRICKLAND vs DARBY ALLIN

On this week’s DEFYonDEMAND THROWBACK watch SHANE STRICKLAND vs. DARBY ALLIN

DEFY Throwback Thursday: Shane Strickland vs Darby Allin from DEFY PDX I at The Hawthorne Theatre in Portland Oregon.

Shane Strickland will return to Seattle Washington on Saturday January 19th 2019 with "DEFY NEVER DIES: 2nd Anniversary" Tickets on sale at: DefyWrestling.com

Darby Allin will return to Portland Oregon on Saturday February 9th 2019 with "DEFY PDX 4: SLAMTOWN" Tickets on sale at: DefyWrestling.com

Subscribe to DEFYonDEMAND.com now to binge on past DEFY events and catch brand new episodes of DEFYNOW every other Thursday.

DEFY Wrestling can also be found on the Powerslam Wrestling Network, available on AppleTV, Roku, and Amazon. Powerslam.tv

Follow us @DefyNW on all social platforms


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VIDEO: WATCH DEFYANCE UNITED on new DEFY NOW

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VIDEO: WATCH DEFYANCE UNITED on new DEFY NOW

On this week’s DEFYNOW watch when DEFY joined forces with the UK’s PROGRESS Wrestling for DEFYANCE UNITED

In a brand new DEFYNOW relive the summer spectacle that was DEFYANCE UNITED at The Historic Washington Hall in Seattle Washington.

Walter (C) vs. Schaff | Progress Championship Match

Shane Strickland (C) vs. Brian Cage | DEFY World Championship Match

Randy Myers vs. Jimmy Havoc

Artemis Spencer vs. King Khash

Brought to you from DEFYANCE UNITED at the Historic Washington Hall in Seattle

Hosted by Melissa Santos / Commentary by Rich Bocchini

Opening Music by Goddamned Animals | www.facebook.com/goddamnedanimals/

Additional Music by Vigil Wolves | www.vigilwolves.com

Poster Art Photography by West Smith & Mark Johnston / Edited by Nick Gattman / Opener by Luke Knecht


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RESULTS: DEFY On Edge 12/14/18

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RESULTS: DEFY On Edge 12/14/18

West Smith

West Smith

West Smith

West Smith

…AND NEW, DEFY WORLD CHAMPION - ARTEMIS SPENCER

December 14th DEFY Wrestling crowned a NEW World Champion in the form of one Artemis Spencer. Artemis defeated longtime champion Shane Strickland in and amazing match. The end came after 20 minutes of back and forth action, when referee Aubrey Edwards slapped the mat for the third time. The crowd erupted in one of the loudest and longest ovations you will hear at a wrestling event!

The night was filled with emotional moments. Brody King, who has been competing with DEFY Wrestling for over a year said his farewell after losing to the man known simply as SCHAFF. These two men each had a win over the other, and this match. Brody's final appearance for DEFY for the foreseeable future saw both men battle through out Washington Hall. This match and Brody leaving was very emotional for fans who saw Brody as one of their own, so much so 30 to 40 fans who sit in the front two rows brought ski masks that resemble the one worn by Brody as he enters the ring. 

PENTAGON Jr also made his triumphant return to DEFY Wrestling as he battled Chris Ridgeway, who made his United States debut. This was an awesome match, and shows the true potential of Chris Ridgeway as he went toe-to-toe with one of the best in the world. Travel delay's had Chris arriving a mere few hours before stepping in the ring. And while he did not win the match, he won over fans in the United States. Chris Ridgeway is a guy to keep your eyes on. 

Other matches saw King Khash and Carl Randers defeat the team of Ravenous Randy Myers and Cody Chhun. DEFY Tag Team Champions the Amerikan Gunz, Mike Santiago and Ethan HD retain their tag gold as they beat Doctor Kliever and Drexl in a wild match that left Drexl getting stitched up by EMT's in the locker room. 

One of the most exciting matches of the night, Prince of Parkland Jack Evans. Accompanied by his mentor Bryan Alvarez of F4Wonline.com squared off with "The Machine" and IMPACT Wrestling X-Division Champion Brian Cage. Evans was competing in front of family and friend, but was not shy about letting fans know he was happy with them. In the end the power of Cage was just too much and he left still champion!

We also saw the young Guilermo Rosas come out with an impressive win over Kaimana who is one of Hawaii's top wrestlers. 

One of the highlights was announcer Steve Migs introducing WWE Hall of Fame inductee Ivory to the live crowd. Ivory came to support DEFY Wrestling and all of the amazing wrestlers!


DEFY Wrestling returns January 19th to Seattle WA and February 9th to Portland OR. Ticket information will be at www.DefyWrestling.com

Photos: West Smith | Social Video: Kevin Diers





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VIDEO: Shane Strickland begins second reign as DEFY Champion

VIDEO: Shane Strickland begins second reign as DEFY Champion

‘SWERVE’ Shane Strickland enters his second reign as DEFY Champion…with confidence.

Film by Sergio Mendoza

After a big win in Portland over Austin Aries, the former title holder SWERVE, becomes the first ever 2-time DEFY Champion.

DEFY6 RESULTS with photos / Tacoma 8.3.17

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DEFY6 RESULTS with photos / Tacoma 8.3.17

DEFY Returned to the Temple Theatre in Tacoma with DEFY6 THE CRASH. Full results below. Photography by Skyler King


Six Man Tag Team Match

Ave Rex, La Avispa & Sonico defeat Big Jack, Carl Cunningham & Kate Carney


Singles Match

Jeff Cobb defeats Ethan HD


Tag Team Match

Clark Connors &  with Rebel Kel defeat Bat Boy & Derek Drexl


Singles Match

Desi De Rata defeats Cat Power


 

Singles Match

Flip Gordon defeats Mike Santiago


 

DEFY Championship Match

Shane Strickland (c) defeats Lio Rush

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Martin Stone advances as Defy #1 contender in new partnership with FEST Wrestling

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Martin Stone advances as Defy #1 contender in new partnership with FEST Wrestling

Courtesy Twitter

Courtesy Twitter

At last night's FEST Wrestling's event "X-Mas in July" in Gainesville, Florida - it was announced that Shane SWERVE Strickland will defend his DEFY Championship at FEST on SEPT 3rd (pending him getting through Lio Rush on August 3rd's DEFY Presents THE CRASH Lucha Libre in Tacoma, Wa. Tickets on sale now at DefyWrestling.com) Also last night, UK's Martin Stone beat out MR 450 to become the DEFY Championship #1 Contender.

This begins a working relationship with FEST Wrestling that will feature the DEFY Championship being defended at future FEST Wrestling events.

STRICKLAND vs. STONE happens on September 3rd - Follow FEST on Twitter @FestWrestling  for when tickets go on sale!

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DEFY WRESTLING RETURNS TO TACOMA’S TEMPLE THEATER

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DEFY WRESTLING RETURNS TO TACOMA’S TEMPLE THEATER

After last month’s successful debut in Tacoma, DEFY Wrestling makes its return to the City of Destiny. Thursday, August 3rd to the Temple Theater Grand Plaza Ballroom, at the Landmark Convention Center, 47 St Helens Ave, Tacoma WA 98402.

DEFY Wrestling’s return marks the start of a partnership with Mexico’s hottest promotion The Crash Lucha Libre. Legendary star of Mexico, and former WCW wrestler Konnan said, “working together with DEFY is a win-win for fans and the wrestlers!” This partnership will see the appearance of exciting international stars intent to make their mark on wrestling in the northwest. Included is the one and only Jack Evans, who dubs himself the “Prince of Parkland.” 

Evans born in Tacoma Washington, who was raised in Parkland left the northwest to become a major international star based out of Mexico and stars in the highly acclaimed Lucha Underground television show. This will be Evans first match in Tacoma in well over 10 years. He will be pitted against 2004 Olympian, the powerhouse Mr. Athletic Jeff Cobb!

Possibly the night's most anticipated match (and the main event) will see the newly crowned DEFY Champion, “King of Swerve” Shane Strickland against Lio Rush. A rematch between the men who in April had what many longtime fans called the best professional wrestling match they’ve ever seen live! Rush will attempt to capture the DEFY Championship and take it with him. This could be Lio Rush’s last independent match in the Northwest as he just signed a contract to compete with Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment’s NXT brand

August 3rd will see the debut of Ring of Honor star, Flip Gordon. Gordon who has made a huge impression on the wrestling world will be taking on “the Puerto Rican Sensation” Mike Santiago. Also competing is Ave Rex and Sonico, Los Sexi Mexi’s. The Luchadores will compete with the tandem of Big Jack and Carl Cunningham.

Last month the women of DEFY had one of the most amazing matches of the evening. Hot off a tour of Japan, international star Cat Power will be making her DEFY Wrestling debut. Many other great local and international stars will be gracing the ring at the Temple Theater, you will not want to miss it!

The host and ring announcer for the evening will be 99.9 KISW’s Kevin Diers (Filling in for Steve Migs)!

DEFY at the Temple Theater is open to all ages event and will include a meet and greet with the wrestlers prior to the matches. Group rate tickets and sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Get your tickets now at: www.defywrestling.com

Contact information: Matt Farmer – Matt@defywrestling.com

Follow on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram - @DefyNW 

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RESULTS: DEFY3 Swerve City 5/26/17

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RESULTS: DEFY3 Swerve City 5/26/17

DEFY3 Swerve City 5/26/17 - Washington Hall, Seattle

On a night of Championship title changes, debuts, and ring wars, DEFY3 Swerve City introduced itself as the proving grounds for indie Wrestling. 

Here's the rundown:

Moose DEFEATED Santiago

Photo by Amber Zbitnoff

Photo by Amber Zbitnoff

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MOOSE on the MegaCast from KISW


The Cunninghams DEFEATED Los Sexi Mexis

Photo by Amber Zbitnoff

Photo by Amber Zbitnoff


Davey Richards DEFEATED Lio Rush for the CZW World Championship

Photo by Nate Watters

Photo by Nate Watters

Photo by Amber Zbitnoff

Photo by Amber Zbitnoff


Angelina Love announced as the first of four entrants in the DEFY WOMEN's TACOMA CUP at Defy4 on June 29th.


 

Joey Ryan with Eddie Van Glam DEFEATED Mr. Fitness with Steve West

Photo By Amber Zbitnoff

Photo By Amber Zbitnoff


 Taya Valkyrie DEFEATED Christina Von Eerie with Scotty Mac

Photo By Amber Zbitnoff

Photo By Amber Zbitnoff


Shane SWERVE Stricklack DEFEATED John Morrison

Photo By Nate Watters

Photo By Nate Watters

Photo By Amber Zbitnoff

Photo By Amber Zbitnoff

COMING SOON TO DEFYONDEMAND.COM

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WATCH WrestleCon Super Show 2017

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WATCH WrestleCon Super Show 2017

Now available on DefyONDemand.com via Highspots Wrestling Network - one of the most talked about and star-studded events during all of "Mania" weekend...this year's WrestleCon Super Show. Subscribers can watch now.

SWERVE Shane Strickland challenges Low KI, Jeff Cobb takes on Bobby Lashley, "Team Ricochet" versus "Team Ospreay", Johnny Mundo in a TLC match against Brian Cage and finally - Brothers battle Brothers when the Hardys, Broken Matt and Brother Nero face the Lucha Brothers Penta El Cero Miedo & Rey Fenix

WrestleCon Super Show 2017
Wyndham Restort
Orlando, FL
3/31/17

1. Michael Elgin, ACH & Mascarita Dorada vs. David Starr, Trevor Lee & Caleb Konley
2. Low Ki vs. Shane Strickland
3. Bobby Lashley vs. Jeff Cobb
4. Jack Evans & Angelico vs. Flip Gordon & Sammy Guevara
5. Team Ricochet (Ricochet, Sami Callihan, AR Fox, Desmond Xavier & Jason Cade) vs. Team Ospreay (Will Ospreay, Drew Galloway, Marty Scurll, Lio Rush, & Ryan Smile) 
6. 24-person Battle Royale for the DDT Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship
7. Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match: Brian Cage w/ Melissa Santos vs. Johnny Mundo w/ Taya Valkyrie
8. Broken Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy vs. Penta El Cero Miedo & Rey Fenix

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WATCH DEFY1 LEGACY NOW!

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WATCH DEFY1 LEGACY NOW!

DEFY1 LEGACY
Friday, January 13th, 2017 at the historic Washington Hall in downtown Seattle

DEFY Wrestling's inaugural event, DEFY1 LEGACY brings former WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes to Seattle to defend his GFW NEX*GEN Championship against one of the most dynamic Wrestlers in the world today, Shane SWERVE Strickland.

Matt Cross vs. King Khash
Eddie Van Glam vs. Mr. Fitness
Ethan HD vs. Mike Santiago (Loser Leaves Seattle Match)
Drexl vs. Radford vs. The Catch vs. Kate Carney
Jeff Cobb vs. Big Jack
Sexi Mexis (Sonic and Ave Rex) vs. Greengo Loco and Batboy
Cody Rhodes vs. Shane SWERVE Strickland (GFW NEX*GEN Championship)

Follow us on twitter: @DefyNW

Hosted by Steve Migs. Commentary by Cody Von Whistler and Matt Farmer. Shot by. Tyler Kalberg, Luke Knecht,  Ryan White, and Nick Gattman. Stills by. Amber Zbitnoff Photography.

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Cody Rhodes Responds to "Stardust" chant. / DEFY1

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Cody Rhodes Responds to "Stardust" chant. / DEFY1

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DEFY2 WAS TOO HOT FOR WASHINGTON HALL

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DEFY2 WAS TOO HOT FOR WASHINGTON HALL

On 4/7/17 DEFY Wrestling returned to the Historic Washington Hall in Seattle and brought Seattle Strong Style to life with DEFY2 Wolves At The Door. - Coming soon to DefyOnDemand.com Music: "Walking On Air" AJ SUEDE @AJSUEDE Prod.

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VIDEO: THE RETURN OF SWERVE: Shane Strickland

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VIDEO: THE RETURN OF SWERVE: Shane Strickland

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Full match card revealed for DEFY3 Swerve City

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Full match card revealed for DEFY3 Swerve City

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DEFY2 Wolves at the Door will be released on DefyONDemand.com on Friday, May 12th!

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DEFY2 Wolves at the Door will be released on DefyONDemand.com on Friday, May 12th!

DEFY2 Wolves At The Door is coming to DefyOnDemand.com on Friday 5/12/17 -

On 4/7/17 DEFY Wrestling returned to the Historic Washington Hall in Seattle and brought Seattle Strong Style to life with DEFY2 Wolves At The Door.  - Coming soon to DefyOnDemand.com

Santiago vs. Darby Allin (8XGP)
Sexi Mexis vs. Batboy and La Avispa
King Khash vs. Radford
Shane Strickland vs. Lio Rush (8XGP)
Eddie Van Glam vs. Steve West w/ Sage
Angelina Love vs. Kate Carney vs. Su Yung w/ Drexl
Davey Richards vs. Jeff Cobb

Music:
"Walking On Air"
AJ SUEDE
@AJSUEDE
Prod. by Trowa Barton
freemindscollective.com

DefyOnDemand.com / Defywrestling.com / @DefyNW on Social

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