21st Aug2018

Underworld Wrestling launches on Amazon Prime

by Phil Wheat


Today Underworld Wrestling officially launches its first episode on the worldwide streaming platform, Amazon Prime Video. With this launch, Underworld Wrestling becomes the first Australian pro wrestling promotion to achieve international distribution: streaming to over 100 countries. Episodes will incorporate high-impact action presented through unique storytelling and spectacular athletic violence.

Underworld Wrestling showcases diverse wrestling talent from Australia and New Zealand with events recorded in front of a live audience in Melbourne, Victoria. As producer Mark Williamson acknowledges: “Underworld Wrestling’s launch on Amazon is a significant achievement for independent professional wrestling in Australia”. Prime Video subscribers will have access to Underworld Wrestling content alongside the usual blockbuster movies and television content from around the world.

What is Different About Underworld Wrestling?

Launched by a successful Kickstarter campaign early in 2018, Underworld Wrestling is a high-concept professional wrestling promotion that redefines the art of wrestling by blending pro wrestling, fighting sports, and live entertainment. Melbourne is currently a hotbed for independent pro wrestling, but Underworld Wrestling is changing the expectations and reputation of pro wrestling with unique rules, a league ladder, time limits, and presentation style that has garnered international attention. Underworld Wrestling’s first event has been reviewed by renowned U.S. pro wrestling critic Brian Zayne on an episode of Wrestling with Wregret:

“I believe that the combination of special match rules and a points system gives this promotion something to make it stand out and it makes it unique”

For more information on Underworld Wrestling check out the Official Website | Twitter | Facebook


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