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Pro Wrestling Illustrated

Pro Wrestling Illustrated February 2021

Published every other month, the magazine’s mission is to bring our readers right to the ringside with brilliant, high-impact photography and to inform and entertain readers about the Pro Wrestling world. Get Pro Wrestling Illustrated digital magazine subscription today to get unbiased coverage of every major promotion and wrestling news.

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United States
Kappa Publishing Group, Inc.
9 Issues

in this issue

36 min.
the first-ever pwi tag team 50

AFTER MORE THAN a decade of producing two annual lists celebrating the top wrestlers in the world, we’ve decided it’s high time to complete the trilogy. And what better way to do that than by acknowledging the contributions of tag team specialists? The PWI “Tag Team 50” is a gender-inclusive ranking that focuses not only on in-ring achievements, but on the overall presentation and cohesion of the top tandems in the industry. As with this year’s “Women’s 100” list, the evaluation period for the “Tag Team 50” is October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020. The minimum activity requirements are 10 matches or four months of activity as a team. This means some tandems who have recently been successful—including WWE Women’s tag champs Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax and Impact Wrestling’s…

5 min.
independent roundup

IN THE FACE of the pandemic, the independent wrestling scene continued to run shows throughout the late-summer and into autumn. Here are some highlights from shows that have taken place in the past few months. THE COLLECTIVE 2020 The pandemic not only forced WWE to hold a fan-less WrestleMania in April, it also caused the cancellation of the dozens of indie shows scheduled during that week. Some of the more anticipated offerings came once again by way of The Collective, a group of indie promotions and wrestlers working together under the GCW banner to run multiple shows. However, GCW pressed on and managed to bring revamped versions of 12 of those shows to the Marion County (IN) Fairgrounds on October 9-11. The three days, with four shows per day, did not disappoint, showcasing…