Big Swole RISE Champion

Big Swole sets a new record as Phoenix of RISE Champion

As of today, Big Swole is the longest-reigning Phoenix of RISE Champion, boasting 261 days since she won the title last August. Last summer, Big Swole won her first singles title in her rematch against Zoe Lucas at The Summit. After Lucas survived at Luminous in May, Swole finally got her revenge as she became the first black Phoenix of RISE Champion. To mark the … Continue reading Big Swole sets a new record as Phoenix of RISE Champion

RISE Legendary

RISE reschedules LEGENDARY 2020 for late October

Amidst uncertainty caused by COVID-19, RISE was forced to postpose LEGENDARY – A CHARMING FINALE. The event was scheduled to take place today, Mar. 27. However, the promotion’s owner, Kevin Harvey, announced that they hope to host the event on Friday, Oct. 23. Hopefully, the show will go on as originally planned. As such, RISE will honor all tickets sold for the previous date. They … Continue reading RISE reschedules LEGENDARY 2020 for late October

Pride & Joy

Pride & Joy will return as a cross-promotional event

RISE Wrestling will host Pride & Joy for a second year as a collaborative event with another Chicago-based indie promotion, Freelance Wrestling. Last summer, RISE hosted an inclusive wrestling show that coincided with the Chicago Pride Parade called Pride & Joy. The event showcased some of the best LGBTQ+ performers in the industry including Ashley Vox, Cassandro El Exotico, Candy Lee, and Nyla Rose. Earlier … Continue reading Pride & Joy will return as a cross-promotional event

RISE Legendary 2020

Kylie Rae vs. Big Swole set for RISE Legendary 2020

Next month, Kylie Rae will challenge Big Swole for the Phoenix of RISE Championship in the main event of RISE Legendary 2020. RISE made the announcement earlier today but this match has been in the making since La Escalera. At their last event of 2019, Kylie Rae returned to RISE to win La Escalera al Campeonato. In the process, she earned a shot at the … Continue reading Kylie Rae vs. Big Swole set for RISE Legendary 2020

HORIZONS

RISE introduces weekly training seminars, HORIZONS

RISE Wrestling announced they will hold weekly training seminars called HORIZONS staring next Thursday, Dec. 12. The Chicago-based promotion made the announcement tonight via Facebook LIVE. HORIZONS will take place every Thursday starting next week. The seminars will be open to wrestlers from all different experience levels. They will be conducted in Berwyn, Illinois but they’re open to anyone outside of the Chicago area. HORIZONS … Continue reading RISE introduces weekly training seminars, HORIZONS

La Escalera

Review: La Escalera ends the year on an emotional note for RISE

Last night, RISE Wrestling returned Berwyn Eagles Club to present its last event of the year, La Escalera. The show boasted a stacked card, a heartfelt farewell, and a triumphant return. Witch Please vs. Paradise Lost (with Rosemary) In the first match of the night, Witch Please, the team of Elayna Black and Hawlee Cromwell, took on Dust and Raven’s Ash—who is now simply known … Continue reading Review: La Escalera ends the year on an emotional note for RISE

Kylie Rae

Kylie Rae will replace AQA at RISE La Escalera

A few weeks ago, RISE Wrestling revealed Kylie Rae would return at their upcoming event, La Escalera. The Chicago native is scheduled to appear but RISE didn’t disclose who her opponent would be. Now we know she will take part in La Escalera al Campeonato this Friday. Last night, the promotion’s owner, Kevin Harvey, announced that Kylie Rae will replace AQA in the elimination ladder … Continue reading Kylie Rae will replace AQA at RISE La Escalera

RISE

RISE releases their first year of matches for free

Over the weekend, RISE – Developing Tomorrow’s Wrestling Attractions launched the Year One Collection on their YouTube channel. On Friday night, the Chicago-based promotion released their first year of events for free on YouTube. This will give new fans access to the first eight RISE events. This comprehensive collection includes individual matches and segments, which are also sorted into playlists. It features over 70 full-length … Continue reading RISE releases their first year of matches for free

Kylie Rae

RISE adds Kylie Rae to upcoming event La Escalera

On Monday, IMPACT announced Kylie Rae will be a part of All Glory later this month. Well, it turns out she will appear at another event in Chicago in November. Late last night, RISE Wrestling posted a clip to their Twitter account, which revealed Kylie Rae will appear at their next event—La Escalera. This is the third show in Chicago she has been added to … Continue reading RISE adds Kylie Rae to upcoming event La Escalera

RISE

Results from RISE Regional Rising Stars Tournament

This weekend, Chicago hosted AEW’s latest PPV, All Out. Miles away in Berwyn, another huge event took place. RISE Wrestling and the Berwyn Eagles Club hosted The Regional Rising Stars Tournament. Those in attendance were blown away by the talent that performed in the ring. The tournament winner was young up and comer, Laynie Luck, who is destined for greatness. The match of the night, … Continue reading Results from RISE Regional Rising Stars Tournament