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IN PHOTOS: 'PWR Special: Homecoming'

Oct 15, 2019 - 5:50 PM

The show is 5 years in the making for Philippine Wrestling Revolution

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Jeff Cobb to throw 'biggest suplex party' at PWR Special: Homecoming

Oct 11, 2019 - 7:22 PM

The Fil-Am wrestler sets his sights on the Philippine Wrestling Revolution championship

JEFF COBB. The Fil-Am wrestler is coming home to the Philippines, and challenging for the PWR Championship at PWR Special: Homecoming. Photo from Cobb's Instagram account

Fil-Am wrestler TJP: My best ability is adaptability

Oct 10, 2019 - 4:22 PM

Ahead of his 'PWR Special: Homecoming' main event match, TJP shares his advice to fellow Filipino wrestlers: 'Be authentic, be yourself, be patient'

TJP. Fil-Am wrestler TJP will compete in the Philippines for the first time on Saturday, October 12, at PWR Special: Homecoming. Photo from WWE.com

IN PHOTOS: PWR Vendetta 2018

Dec 04, 2018 - 8:57 PM

PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi extends his record-breaking reign, then ditches his ally Mainstream Mahaba. Plus, PWR caps off 2018 with two new champions.

4-WAY BATTLE. PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi defends his title against Mike Madrigal and two other challengers at PWR Vendetta on November 25, 2018. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Local Smack: Back at the 'Homefront'

Oct 02, 2018 - 6:46 PM

At 'PWR Live: Homefront', PWR wrestlers fend off foreign challengers and MWF mainstay Robin Sane. Plus, Quatro's title dreams are dashed as PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi retains in controversial fashion.

MAIN EVENT. 'The Senyorito' Jake de Leon defends the PHX Championship against Britain-based wrestler Tengu at PWR Live: Homefront on September 23, 2018. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

IN PHOTOS, VIDEOS: 'PWR Live: Trapik'

May 03, 2018 - 9:11 PM

Mad scrambles all around at the final stop before the PWR Wrevolution X fires off on May 20

ALL IN. The combustible tag team main event at 'PWR Live: Trapik' on April 22, 2018 eventually exploded with all 6 men brawling in the ring. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

At 'Vendetta', John Sebastian seizes control of PWR

Nov 10, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Christmas and the New Year come in early for John Sebastian and his team, which includes 'The Senyorito' Jake de Leon in a shocking twist at PWR Vendetta

A NEW ERA. John Sebastian (center) stand over General Manager Mr. Sy, as he and his team defeat Team Sy at PWR Vendetta to seize control of Philippine Wrestling Revolution. Photo by Hub Pacheco

'Beautiful' Billy Suede crowned PWR champion at 'Bakbakan sa Bayanihan'

Jul 23, 2017 - 11:12 PM

A beautiful victory for new PWR Champion Billy Suede Plus a vacated title all out brawls and more

'BEAUTIFUL' WIN. Fil-Canadian wrestler 'Beautiful' Billy Suede defeats Chris Panzer at PWR Live: Bakbakan sa Bayanihan on July 23, 2017, to become the new PWR Champion. Photo from PWR's Twitter account (@pwrofficial)

'PWR Live: Mainit' results, highlights

Mar 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Six teams vie for tag team gold two Path of Gold winners face off Main Maxx suffers a knee injury and more twists and turns on the road to Wrevolution X

FACE-OFF. Billy Suede taunts Jake de Leon after attacking him at PWR Live: Mainit. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Wrestling 'reboot' at PWR Live: Bagong Yugto

Jan 27, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Philippine Wrestling Revolution heads to Quezon City for the first time seeking to write a new chapter in its first show of 2017

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LIVE BLOG: Philippine Wrestling Revolution presents PWR Live

Nov 28, 2015 - 6:12 PM

The Social Media Sinister Ken Warren defends his Philippine Hybrid X title against Chris Panzer Plus who between Ralph Imabayashi and John Sebastian will be PWR Champion Classical Bryan Leo s next opponent?

Crowbars, Senyoritos and Championships: PWR's next show is a wrestling 'Renaissance'

Sep 22, 2015 - 3:28 AM

The 3 way dance between Classical Bryan Leo The Senyorito Jake De Leon and The Apocalypse will raise the stakes at Philippine Wrestling Revolution s sixth show

APOCALYPSE NOW. The Apocalypse stands over the fallen Bryan Leo and Jake De Leon at PWR Live. The 3 men will finish their business at Renaissance. Photo by Hub Pacheco

WATCH: A prologue to the Philippine Wrestling Revolution

Aug 14, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Philippine Wrestling Revolution the country s only pro wrestling company will open a new chapter at PWR Live with a title rematch and a tournament to crown the first Hybrid X champion

"Classical" Bryan Leo says he "outsmarted" Jake De Leon to snatch away the PWR championship at Wrevolution X. Photo by Hub Pacheco/PWR

Philippine Wrestling Revolution begins new chapter on August 15

Aug 06, 2015 - 1:41 PM

PWR Live will feature a rematch between champion Classical Bryan Leo and The Senyorito Jake De Leon plus the first round of the Philippine Hybrid X tournament

REMATCH. "Classical" Bryan Leo stole the show at "Wrevolution X," but "The Senyorito" Jake De Leon will get his shot at revenge. Photo by Franco Basa DMD

Going over the edge at PWR’s Vendetta event

Feb 27, 2015 - 2:27 AM

Philippine Wrestling Revolution s 3rd event features a second floor dive a tag team war that lasts nearly an hour and an entire crowd singing A Ha s Take On Me

Mayhem Brannigan and The Apocalypse beating up Main Maxx at PWR's Vendetta. Photo by Hub Pacheco

PWR Renaissance: Breaking down the revival of Pinoy wrestling

Oct 05, 2014 - 11:09 PM

Rappler reviews the first show of local pro wrestling outfit Philippine Wrestling Revolution

Jake De Leon splashes down on Bryan Leo in the main event. Photo by Mags Icasiano

PWR: Reviving pro wrestling in the Philippines

Mar 09, 2014 - 3:39 AM

A group of hardcore fans are leading a revolution to reintroduce homegrown professional wrestling to the Philippines

READY TO RUMBLE. PWR wrestlers pose for a group photo after their training session at the AFP Gym in Taguig City on March 2. (From left to right) PWR creative and business head Mikers Litton, PWR head trainer Mark “Bombay” Suarez, Ken Warren, Chris Panzer, Mayhem Brannigan, JDL, Rommel Garcia (front). Photo by Nelson Aman Jr.