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Can anyone recommend some solid indy feds. Anything non WWE or TNA. I used to watch a ton of roh, czw, iwa-ms and chilara and stopped about 4-5 years ago. Any feedback is greatly appreciated.

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PWG has been the best of the indies for the last few years. Check out Mystery Vortex, BOLA 2013 Night 2, Threemendous III, Steen Wolf. All four are their best shows the last few years.

 

ROH has a free show on their website every week. Most of the biggest indy guys work for them so you can get an idea of what is out there with them. Their overall quality is okay this year, Delirious is booker and he has done a mediocre job.

 

Chikara is... weird right now. Maybe dead, maybe coming back. You figure it out.

 

Don't watch Evolve/DGUSA but hear they have some quality shows, probably the most similar to the ROH of 2006-2007 of all the indies out there.

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PWG is the best indy promotion now.CZW is still good.also check out AAW & AIW.those two promotion are really great in the midwest.DG-USA/EVOLVE are a hit and miss.but their last few shows have been solid 

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I haven't watched much in several years, but the fed I see hyped up the most is PWG. I hear AIW, AAW are really good as well. There's also niche stuff like ISW, Hoodslam and C*4 that I've seen mentioned. I'm not sure what Beyond Wrestling is, but I've seen that mentioned as well.

 

SHIMMER and SHINE are also still out there I believe as far as women's wrestling as well, but I couldn't tell you much about either. CZW is also out there as well and people seem to enjoy it more than they were a few years ago. There also wXw which still uses a lot of US and Japanese guys.

 

http://prowrestlingguerrilla.com/

http://www.aiwrestling.com/

http://aawrestling.com/

http://interspecieswrestling.com/

http://www.birdswillfall.com/ (Hoodslam)

http://lookmanofans.com/ (Beyond)

http://c4wrestling.com/home/

http://wxw-wrestling.com/

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It's all about NECW.

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SHINE usually has some pretty good stuff going if you're a fan of the womens pro wres. They're probably the most consistent womens group with 11 shows a year, usually monthly, as iPPVs.

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Everyone should be watching ICW out of Scotland - the standard of wrestling is good, they've some decent characters, and the crowds are great, in terms of loudness and numbers - they had about 1200 at a recent show. They've got so much stuff on youtube, full matches, shows and other stuff. I'd probably recommend the ICW Worldwide series or the Square Go event as good starting points. I'm pretty much addicted.

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They are not that well known but Wildkat Sports out  of New Orleans are fun. They got a youtube channel with 5 episodes of the sporadic Internet show.

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I guess I'll be a bit of a homer, but you should check out CWF Mid-Atlantic. Obviously, myself and Stuttsy work there, but we legit feel like the pr0duct compares, and even exceeds in some cases, anyone else. The style is mostly a modernized Southern style, if I had to describe it.

http://ondemand.cwf247.com
http://youtube.com/cwfmidatlantic

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I don't mind CWF so much and Chikara is just a wonderful thing on its own, but most every indy show I watch inevitably turns into superkick hour. Theoretically, there is plenty of perfectly decent rasslin' from the good old days to keep you busy for the rest of your life.

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Watch NWA SAW and TCW

 

I'll second TCW and add in NWA Smoky Mountain.  Don't have Indy darlings on there, but just good ole wrestling

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Wow! Thanks for all the great feedback. Ive been watching a ton of old Georgia and Memphis stuff over the last few years and ive been loving it. I just hate how im so disconnected with anything present day.

Im going to try to get back into czw and i would like to try nwa-sm and aaw. Where can i watch their shows. Do they have internet tv type deals or is it ippv and dvds only?

Also what is tcw, is that traditonal championship wrestling. I dont care about not knowing who the roster is i would just like somethiny with an old school feel to it.

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Also what is tcw, is that traditonal championship wrestling. I dont care about not knowing who the roster is i would just like somethiny with an old school feel to it.

 

Yeah it is. Mainly out of the Arkansas/Mississippi area.

Here's their YouTube channel where they post their weekly TV

http://www.youtube.com/TCWWrestlingOnline

 

NWA Smoky Mountain also posts their weekly TV online, though they've been preempted a lot the last few weeks bc of college football.

http://www.youtube.com/cwnews

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Most Indies do pretty cheap iPPV's so you can probably check out almost any indie fed and get a taste for cheap.

 

PWG is my current favorite again. Lots of SUPER MOVES but I enjoy and the crowd is just fun enough and not overly annoying.

 

Shimmer does shows here in Tampa, which i've yet to see (going this month) but from people i've talked to at FIP shows (which play the same place) they say it's really good.

 

I realize i've contributed nothing to this thread, but I was looking for more indy threads and came across this.

 

Still looking for people in Tampa who go to local indy shows and post here..

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