MCW The House Always Wins Review

Buddy Matthews vs Mitch Waterman on a poster that reads "MCW The House Always Wins"

This weekend Melbourne City Wrestling ran their first event of 2023: MCW The House Always Wins! A night of wrestling action and… a lot of stuff? This is MCW’s first event since MCW 12 in November. The first thing I noticed watching this show is that the audio is significantly improved from MCW 12. Last show, the music overpowered the crowd and commentary. Crowd & commentary audio it was recorded in a Pringles can. The whole thing aspired to GCW level. Thank fuck that was fixed this time around. How is the show beyond the audio? Read on and find out!

JRH’s Bold Wrestling Predictions For 2023

Welcome to my 2023 Bold Wrestling Predictions! Every year, I give some predictions for the year that I pull completely out of my arse! The goal isn’t to simply be right by the end of the year, but to come up with the most overly specific, random things and for them to still become true! […]

JRH’s 2022 Bold Wrestling Predictions – Results

Since 2020, I have been giving bold predictions on professional wrestling. The predictions aren’t necessarily things I consider realistic, or even possible. This is just me trying to see how far I can push my guesses and still get them right. Now that 2022 is drawing to a close, here are the results for my […]

The Case For Spiros Arion – Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame 2022

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WOW: Women of Wrestling Aussie TV Deal

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New Japan Tamashii To Be Based In Oceania

Since New Japan Pro Wrestling announced New Japan Tamashii, speculation has been rife. People have been trying to work out what it is, and more importantly where it is based. One of the leading guesses has been Oceania, given the Fale Dojo is based in New Zealand. Part of this speculation had come from Walter […]

Some Thoughts On Raw, I Guess? [WWE Raw 25th July 2022]

So, I did the unthinkable. I actually sat down and watched an entire episode of World Wrestling Entertainment’s Monday Night Raw program on the USA Network (or in my case, FOX8). I know, I know. So since I actually sat down and watched the bloody thing, I figured I might as well write about the […]

Today In Pro Wrestling for Feb 01 2022

Here is the rundown of Today In Pro Wrestling for Feb 01 2022. If you missed the list of events for yesterday, you can view those here! Have an event you want listed for today or in a future instalment? Send an email to or a Twitter DM to @PUPdotcom with the details of […]

Today In Pro Wrestling for Jan 31 2022

Introducing a new feature on Parts Unknown Press called Today in Pro Wrestling! In this feature, we will go through the wrestling events taking place or arriving to streaming services across the world on a given day. We’ll look at the cards from the big promotions as well as the world of independent wrestling. Hopefully […]

DMDU Events Schedule for 2022

Recently on their official website, Australian Promotion Deathmatch Downunder have announced their schedule for events in 2022. After their 1 Year Anniversary Roll On on February 5th and Malice At The Palais in Geelong on March 5th (originally scheduled for January), the following DMDU events are scheduled to take place: SATURDAY 12 MARCH – Arrow […]