St. Louis Anarchy debut show for MWR impresses with a star studded night of action.

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Two of the top talents in the sport today wore the ultra popular MWR wear, on the left is Darin Childs and on the right is the Goddess of Austin Texas Rachel Summerlyn. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

By Brian Kelley

Missouri Wrestling Revival was excited to announce at the first of 2012, that the newest promotion in the MWR coverage area was none other than St Louis Anarchy. SLA is a branch of Texas promotion Texas Anarchy Pro Wrestling and is filled with some of the top stars in the country today.

As the time grew closer to the date of the show, it was easy to tell that this was going to be a don’t miss show with stars from ROH. St. Louis and Texas all coming together for an exciting night of action, proving that SLA in 2012 was going to be an exciting promotion to keep an eye on.

Though we have not being do complete show recaps of late( with the exception of the DVD review of AAPW’S MAIN EVENT due to the fact that they sent us one to review) I wanted to show SLA the respect of at least one complete photo recaps of their first show. I personally love doing them but with the time I have in my life right now I can’t do them for every show. Still for fans in and out of St Louis this recap is for you. A great show from top to bottom with not only one but two MOY possibilities in my honest opinion between ACH and TJ Perkins and the tag team match between ROH World Champion Davey Richards and Kyle O’Riley against Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett that you will sure want to buy on DVD when it comes out.

Thanks to our friend Patrick Brandmeyer for detailed results for a spectacular show, I am happy to share with you some of the awesome action via photos from an epic night of St Louis Anarchy’s “Gateway to DANARCHY

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Huge elbow by Alexandre Rudolph on the Don Mega ( Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Lacey bomb (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Shorty Biggs & Jordan Lacey dance after getting a hard earned win. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Shorty Biggs & Jordan Lacey d. . Alexandre Rudolph & El Hijo Del Masko when Lacey pinned Masko after a Samoan Drop/Shortcut double-team.

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Rose with the big elbow drops Gerald James . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Rose is one of the hottest wrestlers to watch in 2012, here he goes from the top rope to the outside to land a big blow. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Rose is about to bring Gerald James closer to his "Mother"(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Gerald James gets back on the offense. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Rose may be one of the top young guns in the Midwest but the experiance and talent of Gerald James was just too much on this night.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Gerald James(w/ Mrs. Victor) d. Christian Rose with the Michinoku Driver.

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Welcome to the Midwest Hornet, home of the Hooligans.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Not to be left out Johnny Wave gets a vintage kick from the Hooligans. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Hornet shows some fire early on.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Great in and out tags from the young team suprised not only the Hooligans.. This match turned into a battle to many.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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The young team not only was smart enough to tag in and out, they focused on a body part and was relentless. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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At the end of the day the Hooligans kept their composure to get back to what they do best, destroy. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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The Hooligans went on to get another win in the Midwest.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-The Hooligans d. Johnny Wave & Hornet when Devin Cutter pinned Wave after the wheelbarrow DDT double-team finish.

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Bolt would have to use his youth and speed against one of the very VERY best in the game today Arik Cannon. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Have a drink on Cannon. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Bolt shown flashes of brilliance at times during the match but Cannon is just too good. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Arik Cannon d. Bolt Brady via brainbuster.

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ACH and TJ Perkins exchange holds. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Perkins got so much air time that he went even further up than I expected him to. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Have you ever been in a car wreck, and you see it coming but there is no way to get out of it...well thats how Perkins must have felt. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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A show of respect from two of the young talents in the country today. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-A.C.H. d. T.J. Perkins with a rolling prawn cradle and bridge to retain the ACW Heavyweight Title.

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Serenity got a victory at SLA the last time, but could she defeat Rachel Summerlyn one on one? (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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She maay be young and is still very green but this young Serenity has all the tools to go far in this sport. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Mrs. Victor tries to give Serenity an advantage by distracting Summerlyn. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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You can not turn your back on the powerful Summerlyn as Serenity is about to find out. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Not happy about losing Serenity attacks Summerlyn after the match. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Rachel Summerlyn d. Serenity with the swinging fisherman suplex despite a distraction by Mrs. Victor; Rachel offered a post-match handshake but Serenity beat her down in response.

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Evan Gelistico pleads with the powerhouse Michael Elgin. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Evan Gelistico nails a kick to the gut of Michael Elgin. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Evan Gelistico hits a swinging neck breaker on ROH star Michael Elgin (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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I thought this was all she wrote for Gelistico but somehow he was able to recover. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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-Evan Gelistico d. Michael Elgin with a double-leg pin and feet on the ropes.

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ROH Star Kyle O'Riley locks an arm on Davey Vega. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Fitchett sends Kyle on a ride. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Full force attack from the top wrestler in the world ROH World Champ Davey Richards. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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I get e-mails all the time on how someone can become a wrestler..now to all those people take a look at this photo and tell me, do you really want to be?? Fitchett is driven brutally into the mat from Richards.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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As the action heats up Vega delivers a awesome kick on O'Rielly(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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No Fear from the SLA group as ROH stars find themselves in deep trouble.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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SLA Crowd goes wild. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Richards can do it all, air or the ground attack, here Vega is nailed dead on. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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The fearsome kicks of Richards. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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O'Reilly is doubleteamed from Vega and Fitchett in one of the great tag team matches of the year. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Vega promises Richards that he will defeat him by the end of 2012. The ROH Champion runs from no one and respects Vega's desire but make no bones about it, he will do all he can to keep Vega from making good on that promise. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Davey Richards & Kyle O’Reilly d. ACW T.V. Champion Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett when Richards made Vega tap out to the anklelock; Fitchett’s ex-manager Greg Jovi shoved Fitchett off the top rope late in the match without the other match participants seeing it. Vega vowed that he would find a way to defeat Richards by the end of 2012 and the two shook hands after the match.

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SLA Champion Dan Walsh gets chopped from Darin Childs.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Darin Corbin is in the mercy of Darin Corbin. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Corbin would find him no friends inside the ring during this SLA title match. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Corbins manager Joey Eastman tries to help out his man but Walsh is not about to have any part of it. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Superfan Hardcore Andy and Darin Childs each has a leg of Corbin while Eastman is stuck in the tree of woe. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Embarrassing moment for Corbin and Eastman.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Darin Childs puts his attention on the SLA Champion Dan Walsh. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Walsh would go on to pin Corbin, thus making the match one on one between himself and Darin Childs. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Evan Gelistico enters the ring with belt in hand. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Former SLA Champion Evan Gelistico lands the big blow with the belt. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Walsh would captalize on Gelistico's help and retain the SLA Championship. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Dan Walsh won a three-way dance with Darin Childs and Darin Corbin(w/ Joey Eastman) to retain the SLA Heavyweight Title. After various shenanigans, Walsh eliminated Corbin with the cobra clutch slam. Childs caught Walsh with a Whiplash but only got a two-count…with both men down, Evan Gelistico ran into the ring and knocked out Childs with the title belt. Walsh didn’t know why Gelistico had done what he did, but he made a pin cover…for two. Walsh would go on to win with the cobra clutch slam to retain his title…but it looks like his issue with Gelistico isn’t over yet.

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