Published! Nicole Matthews in Pro Wrestling Illustrated


Well this was pretty damn cool for me!

I started out in the pro wrestling business as an active wrestler WAY back in 1997 (which are prehistoric times to most of you, am I right?!) I switched into more of a photographer role around 2014 or so, because… well, being a wrestler f’n hurts. (And don’t you DARE tell us it’s fake) 😉

Now, I’ve been reading Pro Wrestling Illustrated since I was a kid, so it was pretty cool to have them reach out to me for a photo of Nicole Matthews for their top 100 women’s wrestler issue!

The particular photo the editors chose was from night 2 of ECCW Ballroom Brawl at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, back in January 2020. (Remember, when we were allowed to go do cool things with cool people?) This was an all women’s ladder match featuring Nicole, Bambi Hall, Riea Von Slasher, Liiza Hall, Cat Power, and Christina Von Eerie. And I’m not going to spoil the finish for you, because you HAVE to check this match out!


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