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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 Wrevolution X 2018

Jun 05, 2018 - 4:35 PM

Ralph Imabayashi retains the PWR Championship and retires Miguel Rosales, Ken Warren regains the PHX Championship, plus more action at PWR's biggest annual event

STILL THE CHAMP. PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi defeats Miguel Rosales in a 'Title vs Career' Match at PWR Wrevolution X at the iAcademy in Makati City on May 20, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/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

Grappling in the season of love: HHWW (Holding Hands While Wrestling) review

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:52 AM

PWR Live's multiple wars: Miguel Rosales hounds PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi en route to 'Path of Gold'. Plus, John Sebastian's 'Oplan Sagip Wrestling' continues.

450 SPLASH. Zayden Trudeau gears up for a beautiful 450 Splash on Trian dela Torre during their match at 'PWR Live: Holding Hands While Wrestling' on February 11. Screengrab from video by Michael Bueza/Rappler

RAW Deal: Philippine wrestling in 2017

Dec 30, 2017 - 2:40 PM

It was more the merrier in 2017 as two new promotions open up and Southeast Asia takes notice

NEXT LEVEL. Philippine wrestling saw a big boost from the international scene and a couple of new promotions opening shop. Photo by Hub Pacheco/PWR

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

WATCH: 8 inspiring stories of successful Filipinos

Nov 02, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Up Dharma Down, Pepe Diokno, and more – here are stories behind how these individuals were driven by their hunger for success

'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: Resbak' review: Spoilin' for a fight

Jun 02, 2017 - 2:57 PM

An epic main event a shocking heel turn a crazy all out war and more at Philippine Wrestling Revolution s return to Makati City

SEALING THE DEAL. Chris Panzer wins the 3rd and deciding fall with a Frogsplash on John Sebastian to retain the PWR Championship in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match at PWR Live: Resbak on May 28, 2017. Photo by Hub Pacheco

'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

PWR overcomes hard times to get on the 'Path of Gold'

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:38 PM

After some growing pains the Philippine Wrestling Revolution turns its energies to their second show of the year Path of Gold

BACK IN ACTION. PWR champ John Sebastian (top) and Jack De Leon will face off for the second straight show at Path of Gold this Sunday, with The Apocalypse making it a three-way dance. Photo by Hub Pacheco

PWR delivers with WWE officials in attendance

Feb 06, 2017 - 5:00 AM

With WWE officials and local wrestling fans watching it is make or break time for the superstars of Philippine Wrestling Revolution

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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PWR Renaissance 2016: Pulling out all the stops (and spots)

Oct 10, 2016 - 2:39 PM

The Senyorito Jake de Leon retains his PWR Championship against John Sebastian while Main Maxx defeats a valiant Crystal to continue his PHX Title reign

MAIN EVENT. John Sebastian punishes the back of titleholder Jake de Leon during the match for the PWR Championship at Renaissance on Saturday, October 8. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Champion vs champion match headlines PWR Live: The ShawDown

Jul 28, 2016 - 3:04 PM

The Senyorito Jake De Leon will take on Hybrid X titleholder Main Maxx

VICTORY. 'The Senyorito' Jake de Leon soaks in the cheers from the crowd, after his PWR Championship victory at Wrevolution X on Saturday, May 28. Photo by Hub Pacheco

PWR Wrevolution X 2016 review: Blood, sweat, tears of joy

May 31, 2016 - 2:06 AM

The Senyorito Jake de Leon savors a PWR Title victory that s one year in the making or rather remaking

VICTORY. 'The Senyorito' Jake de Leon soaks in the cheers from the crowd, after his PWR Championship victory at Wrevolution X on Saturday, May 28. Photo by Hub Pacheco

LIVE BLOG: PWR Wrevolution X 2016

May 28, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Classical Bryan Leo defends his PWR Championship against The Senyorito Jake de Leon and Ralph Imabayashi in PWR s 2nd annual grand spectacle

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PWR’s Wrevolution X is for all the marbles

May 23, 2016 - 12:59 PM

Philippine Wrestling Revolution holds its biggest card of the year which is headlined by a PWR championship triple threat match

THE GUY. Classical Bryan Leo recaptured the PWR championship against Ralph Imabayashi at PWR Vendetta in February, but can he walk out on top with Jake De Leon thrown into the mix? Photo by Hub Pacheco/PWR

Hits and Misses - PWR Live: Road to Vendetta

Feb 02, 2016 - 2:37 AM

In an action packed show PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi triumphs against the formidable Apocalypse but it was ex champ ‘Classical’ Bryan Leo who gains the upper hand

GET READY TO FLY. PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi goes up top to take out The Apocalypse at PWR Live: Road to Vendetta on Sunday, January 31. Michael Bueza/Rappler

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

The best of the best at PWR Live

Aug 21, 2015 - 3:49 AM

Rappler’s resident wrestling writers list down awesome moments and outstanding performers at PWR Live

MAIN EVENT. 'The Senyorito' Jake de Leon challenges 'Classical' Bryan Leo for the PWR Championship at PWR Live. 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

The best of the best at PWR Wrevolution X

May 26, 2015 - 8:27 PM

Philippine Wrestling Revolution crowns its first and second champion two rivals settle a score in a submission match plus more at Wrevolution X

SENYORITO. Jake De Leon became PWR's first ever champion, but his reign didn't last very long. Photo by Franco Basa/DMD

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

Philippine Wrestling Revolution to stage first event September 27

Sep 17, 2014 - 4:33 PM

“The Senyorito” Jake De Leon vs “Classical” Bryan Leo will headline the Philippine Wrestling Revolution s first event on September 27 in Makati

“The Senyorito” Jake De Leon (L) and “Classical” Bryan Leo (R) will headline the first PWR event. Photo courtesy of PWR