Paradigm Pro Wrestling presents cutting edge professional wrestling events in Louisville, KY; Sellersburg, IN; Jeffersonville, IN; Indianapolis, IN; Columbus, OH, as well as the greater Southern Indiana and Kentuckiana area. We place an emphasis on showcasing Shoot Style Wrestling, Hardcore Wrestling, and Traditional Pro Wrestling while highlighting a diverse group of athletes from around North America.

We make our Ohio debut on Friday, June 18th in Columbus, OH, as part of the “Triple Threat” alongside our friends at Unsanctioned Pro and the Ohio Wrestling Alliance. We’ll conclude our summer series of events on Friday, July 9th and Saturday, July 10th when we return to the Marion County Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, IN, for two nights of huge action alongside ICW: No Holds Barred and AWR.

PLUS, you can watch both of our episodic series – the UWFi Rules Contenders Series and PPW No Hook – on the streaming network IndependentWrestling.TV every Wednesday at 10PM ET / 7PM PT!

Ohio Triple Threat – Friday, June 18th – Columbus, OH – CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

PPW Midnight Doubleheader – Friday, July 9th & Saturday, July 10th – Indianapolis, IN – CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

Watch Us on IndependentWrestling.TVCLICK HERE TO STREAM OUR SHOWS

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Join us for a huge night of pro wrestling action as the Ohio Wrestling Alliance, Paradigm Pro, and Unsanctioned Pro join forces for the “Triple Threat!” One ticket gets you into three different shows – OWA’s “Good Trouble Volume 2” will start at 7PM, PPW’s “Reasonable Doubt” will start at 9:05 PM, and Unsanctioned Pro’s “I.Y.K.Y.K.” will start at 11:10 PM!

Featured competitors include Paradigm Champion Myron Reed, Unsanctioned Pro Champion Everett Cross, PPW & UP Tag Team Champions The Rejects (John Wayne Murdoch & Reed Bentley), 44OH’s The Bev, Suge D, Casanova Valentine, The Hoodfoot, AC Mack, Cole Radrick, Jordan Blade, Lord Crewe, Lexus Montez, Ashton Starr, Columbus’ own Awesome Odyssey, and many more!

The event will take place on Friday, June 18th at the King of Clubs at 6252 Busch Blvd, Columbus, OH 43229. All ages will be admitted and a full bar is available for ages 21+. Tickets range from $30 to $60 when purchased in advance, all remaining tickets will be $5 more at the door. Doors will open at 6 PM.



Paradigm Pro Wrestling invades Indianapolis for some midnight madness! Join us at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, IN, on Friday, July 9th and Saturday, July 10th. Both shows will have 11:59PM bell-times, and one ticket gets you entry into both events!

This is a full weekend of action! The PPW shows will be part of a HUGE weekend of events taking place at the Marion County Fairgrounds, including multiple shows from ICW: No Holds Barred, Asylum Wrestling Revolution, and No Peace. 

On Friday, July 9th at 11:59PM, we’ll present “Midnight City” a night full of UWFi Rules fights featuring The Hoodfoot, Cole Radrick, Daniel Garcia, The Bev, AKIRA, Ron Mathis, Jordan Blade, Dustin Leonard, Lord Crewe, Victor Benjamin, Cabana Man Dan, and many more!

On Saturday, July 10th at 11:59PM, we’ll present “Midnight Marauders” a night full of high flying, hard-hitting pro wrestling featuring Suge D, John Wayne Murdoch, Daniel Garcia, Billie Starkz, Tre Lamar, Chase Holliday, Everett Conners, Don’t Die Miles, Reed Bentley, JAIDEN, and many more!

The event will take place on Friday, July 9th, and Saturday, July 10th, at the Marion County Fairgrounds and Event Center at 7300 E Troy Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46239. All ages will be admitted. One ticket gets you into both shows! Tickets range from $30 to $60 when purchased in advance. Any remaining single show GA tickets will be available at the door for $30.

Doors will open at 11:30PM, and both shows will start at 11:59PM.


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Join the Paradigm Shift

PPW No Hook

PPW No Hook is a unique, first of it’s kind program that blends fast-paced super indie style professional wrestling with hip-culture and music in an empty arena setting, while pushing the boundaries of how professional wrestling is presented.

Season Two premieres on Wednesday, May 19th at 10PM ET / 7PM PT with new episodes premiering on a weekly basis thereafter. Season Two episodes will be available for on-demand viewing a few hours following the premiere of each episode. All six Season One episodes, as well as the series pilot, are currently available for on-demand viewing.

Featured talent includes Paradigm Champion Myron Reed, Calvin Tankman, Jody the Wrestler, Nolan Edward, Billie Starkz, Charles Mason, Don’t Die Miles, Charlie Kruel, Flash Thompson, AKIRA, Hardway Heeter, Nolo Kitano, Dread King Logan, and many other top stars.

HOW TO WATCH: New episodes can be viewed every Wednesday at 10PM ET / 7PM PT on IndependentWrestling.TV, the world’s largest library of independent wrestling. The streaming service IWTV is available on Roku, Amazon FireTV, Apple TV, iOS, Google Play and more. New users can use promo code PARADIGM to subscribe for just $10 per month.



This is full contact professional wrestling. The ultimate hybrid of professional wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts, the all eleven episodes of the first two seasons of the UWFi Rules Contenders Series are now available on-demand on IndependentWrestling.TV.

Featured competitors include UFC Veteran “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, PPW Heavy Hitters Champion “The Hoodfoot” Mo Atlas, MLW Star Dominic Garrini, Bruiser Brody Memorial Award Finalist Matthew Justice, bareknuckle fighter Lord Crewe, Bellator MMA Veteran “Weapon X” Matt Makowski, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Dustin Leonard, and USS National Qualifying Strongwoman Max the Impaler.

We’ve assembled a roster of top independent wrestling stars, MMA fighters, jiu-jitsu practitioners, kickboxers, martial artists, folk-style wrestlers, and even some boxers and pitted them against each other. As implied by the name, every bout in the series is contested under UWFi Rules.

The series utilizes a modernized version of the ruleset of the now defunct Union of Professional Wrestling Forces International promotion in Japan. UWFi Rules are essentially a hybrid of traditional professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. The key difference is that under UWFi rules, there are no pinfalls – matches may only be won via knock-out, TKO, submission, or points.

HOW TO WATCH: The series can be viewed on-demand on IndependentWrestling.TV, the world’s largest library of independent wrestling. The streaming service IWTV is available on Roku, Amazon FireTV, Apple TV, iOS, Google Play and more. New users can use promo code PARADIGM to subscribe for just $10 per month.



On weeks in which we don’t have a new episode of PPW No Hook or the UWFi Rules Contenders Series, we will continue to take over the IWTV live stream on Wednesdays at 10PM ET / 7PM PT with the release of other exciting content and shows!

Our recent Wednesday Night Showcase Series events are currently available for on-demand viewing, including “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See”, an empty arena supershow feating Suge D vs Lee Moriarity. Other featured matches on that show include Myron Reed defending the Paradigm Championship against Dylan Derringer, Big Beef vs Calvin Tankman, Kerry Awful vs AKIRA, Hardway Heeter vs The Hoodfoot, Everett Connors vs Billie Starkz, and much more.

Another recent feature, “PawCade 2”, a joint production with that raised money for the Salem Animal Shelter is now available for on-demand viewing on IWTV. Check out the show to see Kerry Awful vs Nolan Edward in a dog-collar match, Ron Mathis vs Big Beef in a street fight, The Hoodfoot vs Billie Starkz, Don’t Die Miles vs Gary Jay, and many more exciting contests featuring stars such as AKIRA, Chase Holliday, Nick King, Bradley Prescott IV, and more!

HOW TO WATCH: New PPW content premieres every Wednesday at 10PM ET / 7PM PT on IndependentWrestling.TV, the world’s largest library of independent wrestling. The streaming service IWTV is available on Roku, Amazon FireTV, Apple TV, iOS, Google Play and more. New users can use promo code PARADIGM to subscribe for just $10 per month.


Check us out on IndependentWrestling.TV! Use promo code PARADIGM for a free trial!

Paradigm Pro Wrestling is proud to be a featured partner promotion of IndependentWrestling.TV! IndependentWrestling.TV is independent professional wrestling’s largest streaming network, featuring content from dozens of amazing promotions from around the planet.

We have over 30 events currently available on IWTV! Check out some great past events including the 2020 Fighting Spirit Heavyweight Grand Prix featuring Dan “The Beast” Severn, our event from the 2020 Collective Trapsoul, our shoot-style/hardcore crossover tournament Heavy Hitters 2 featuring Stephan Bonnar, our critically acclaimed 3rd Anniversary Show Same Energy and much, much more.

You can see all our shows, and tons more great action including weekly live broadcasts, for just $10/month at IndependentWrestling.TV!

The award-winning IWTV is available on Roku, Amazon FireTV, Apple TV, iOS, Google Play and more. You can use promo code PARADIGM for a free trial, so go sample our content and check out IndependentWrestling.TV’s game-changing steaming channel!


Want to join pro wrestling’s Paradigm Shift? Then you need to get the OFFICIAL GEAR!

We’ve got some great new designs available at! Featured designs include the new official UWFi Rules Contenders Series line, our signature Shoot Style Resurrection UWF tribute line, and colorful designs such as our Irish Whip and Hoosier Hysteria lines.

All of our designs are available as t-shirts, women’s tees, tank tops, hoodies, sweatshirts, long sleeve shirts, and more! Pick up one for yourself or as a gift today at!

All proceeds from our apparel goes towards funding more empty arena tapings! Until we’re able to run shows with fans again, this is the easiest and best way to support our promotion.


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UWFi Rules

One unique feature of Paradigm Pro Wrestling’s events is that many matches are contested under UWFi Rules. Named for the now defunct Union of Professional Wrestling Forces International promotion in Japan, the UWFi used a unique match style that’s essentially a hybrid of traditional professional wrestling and mixed martial arts.

Designed to be the most exciting form of hand-to-hand combat possible, fights contested under Paradigm’s UWFi Rules are fast-paced, explosive, and often end in an instant.

In the simplest terms, fights may end via knock-out (10 Count), TKO (Referee Stoppage), submission, or by points. There are no pinfalls, no disqualifications, no count-outs, and no time limits. Every fight must have a winner.

To encourage a variety of different attacks, strikes to the hand or neck must be open-handed. Many other attacks are permissible including elbows, kicks, knees, and even headbutts. The wrestlers knock-out blow, the suplex, is also rewarded. When a fighter successfully throws a suplex with knock-out intent, a point will be deducted from their opponent.

A fighter may use a rope break to get out of a disadvantageous position. Following a rope break, fighters will be restarted in a standing position in the middle of the ring. PPW uses a smaller ring than the original UWFi, which increases the frequency of rope breaks and keeps grappling sequences extremely fast-paced.

To keep fights honorable, fighters must follow a code of conduct and may not eye gouge, target the groin, utilize small joint manipulation or intentionally leave the ring. Referees may warn or deduct points from fighters who break the code of conduct, but committing a foul and breaking the code of conduct will not directly result in a disqualification being assessed. (Referees are empowered to allow a brief recovery time for fighters who suffer a low blow or eye poke.)

The point system is in-effect to enforce the code of conduct, limit rope breaks, keep fights fast-paced, and serve as a mercy rule for fighters who are too tough to quit. However victories via points are rare, and 99% of fights end with a finish.

Fighters start with 15 points and if they run out of points, the fight will be stopped. Fighters will lose one point for using a rope break, being suplexed, or committing a foul. Fighters will lose three points when they are knocked down from strikes with a ten count administered. The ringside scorekeeper will make a PA announcement when a fighter gets down to five points, and stop the fight when a fighter runs out of points.

More than anything – when a bout is conducted under Paradigm UWFi Rules… IT’S A FIGHT!

Paradigm Pro first introduced UWFi Rules at the 2019 Fighting Spirit Heavyweight Grand Prix, and has seen used UWFi Rules for select matches at a dozen events. In addition, UWFi Rules are now highlighted on the weekly UWFi Rules Contender Series that streams every week on IndependentWrestling.TV. Click here to watch our shows on IndependentWrestling.TV!

Professional Wrestling historians may note that UWFi Rules have been modernized from the rule-set used by the Union of Wrestling Forces International. Changes have been made to encourage a higher percentage of ‘finishes’. As such UWFi Rules now permit elbow strikes, permit strikes to a downed opponent, and time limits have been removed from all fights.

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About Paradigm Pro Wrestling

We are professional wrestling. We are shoot style. We are hard-hitting. We are hardcore. We are the best promotion you’ve never heard off… #WeAintScared

Formerly known as Prodigy Pro Wrestling (and named after the late, great J. Prodigy),  Paradigm Pro Wrestling was established by a group of life long wrestling fans in October of 2017. PPW presents live, independent professional wrestling events at the American Legion Post #204 in Sellersburg, IN, as well as other venues throughout Kentuckiana.

Our events have quickly become one of Louisville and Kentuckiana’s “can’t miss” attractions because they are fan interactive and affordable. Our  last several shows have been presented in front of sell out crowds. If you can’t make it to show, you can stream our events at IndependentWrestling.TV for just $10/month. Use promo code PARADIGM for a free trial.

We strive to present new age style wrestling with an old school flavor reminiscent of the glory days of the Louisville Gardens. We feature talent who have performed on the largest stages in professional wrestling such as the WWE, NXT, New Japan Wrestling, Impact Wrestling, Ring of Honor Wrestling, Game Changer Wrestling, and many other promotions.

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