Independent Hardcore Wrestling Photo recap from Jerseyville, IL

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Graves makes quick work Johnny Griffen in his very first match (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

Brandon Graves d. Johnny Griffen

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Bailey Mannix levels Evan Money(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Mannix stalks his victim. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Eric Allen takes over but found out that Money still had lots of fight in him. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

 

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Mannix taunts the fans. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Double team from the Red Devil Fight Club. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Money for the surprise win for his team.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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A shocked Mannix after the loss that his team had well in hand.. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

Evan Money & Kurt Styles d. Bailey Mannix & Eric Allen with Lovely Leon and Mr Late Nite

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Neil Diamond Cutter meets Chris L.O.G.A.N with special guest referee Ace Roberts who has shown of favoritism in the past and is not happy about being made to be the ref by Luke Roberts. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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The youngest Cutter knows no fear. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Logan can always count on his power to see him through.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Cutter with the leg up in time.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Ace Roberts with the slow 3 count looks to have cost Cutter the win.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Cutter has had enough of Roverts slow counts.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Logan takes advantage of Cutters distractions and with a fast count of Roberts gets the win. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)
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Chaz Wesson is all man as the The Manimal is about to find out. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

Chris L.o.g.a.n d. Neil Diamond Cutter

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The fans loved The Manimal after he shown he could take or should I say survive Chaz Wessons chops. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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The Manimal and Wesson was a back and forth slugfest.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Chaz Wesson shows The Manimal what he thought of him after the match.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)
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Luke Roberts Fired Ace Roberts for the second time during the intermission.( Photo credit Brian Kelley)

Chaz Wesson d. The Manimal

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Brandon Espinosa and Ace Hawkins swarms their man.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Espinosa sends the Hooligan on a ride.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Espinosa and Hawkins cut off the ring and brought the pain. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Espinosa lights up his man. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Esoinosa see danger on the way. ( Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Hawkins like a missile .(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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The top team in 2009 the Hooligans fight back. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

The Hooligans d. Brandon Espinosa & Ace Hawkins

 

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McNeil used his speed to try to keep Cage on his heels. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Chops was on the menu all night at IHW. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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McNeil was about to fly. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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A shot heard around the room. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Cage thought he had Billy where he wanted him. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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McNeil went quickly to the top.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Billy soars.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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McNeil earns a tough win. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

Billy Mcneil d. Cameron Cage

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Mephisto goes full force. .(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Ruddick terrorizes Mephisto on the outside. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Ref Eric Davis tries to get back control of the match. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Up goes Mephisto and quickly he goes back down...hard. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Mephisto fights to get out the grasp of Ruddick. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Ruddick is a force without the chair, with it he is lethal. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Ruddick misses ! (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Mephisto drills Ruddick with the chair. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Mephisto set up the chairs for a move that could get him the win. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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This is not good for Mephisto1 (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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MR Late Nite watches with much joy as Ruddick sets up Mephisto for a ride. Can Lemphisto somehow get out of this?(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Brandon Aarons seeks the IHW title from the man who beat him Sean Vincent. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

HWC Champ “The Future” Donovan Ruddick with Mr Late Nite d. Mephisto

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The crowd was fully behind the American Aarons. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Fans run for cover. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Aarons turns the tide and goes high risk. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Vincent delivers his own high risk move. (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Ref Eric Davis catches Vincent with a foreign object (Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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MR Late Nite sends Ruddick and Cameron Cage for a beat down on Aarons.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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After the assist Vincent sends a message to Aarons.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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Billy McNeil and Chaz Wesson for the save.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)



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Cage Vincent and Ruddick feel good about themselves heading into 2011.(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

Brandon Aarons d. IHW Heavyweight Champ Sean Vincent by DQ

PWE photo recap from 11-13-2010 Part 2 Eugene & Mississippi Madman vs. “The Future” Donovan Ruddick & Mean Mason Beck

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Ruddick has the tights !!!!!!!(Photo credit Brian Kelley)

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The Future Donovan Ruddick & Mean Mason Beck pinned Eugene Dinsmore & Mississippi Madman



Pro Wrestling Epic photo recap from 11-13-2010 Part 1

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The PWE Champion the Mississippi Madman and Eugene hopes to sweep the floor with Mason Beck and Donovan Ruddick later on in the night.

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Mason Beck and Donovan Ruddick Are very intimidating.

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Chris Logan had Jimmy Karryt REELING (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Jimmy Karryt gets a big win off a fellow young up and comer. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

 

Jimmy Karryt pinned Chris Logan

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Da Cobra (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)
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Ta'Kie does his best crane impersonation. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley) (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Da Cobra makes quick work of Ta’Kie (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

DaCobra pinned Ta’Kie

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Graves lands a power punch on the Dixieland Destroyer. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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The Dixieland Destroyer is a beast. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Splash from hell. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Dixieland Destroyer pinned Brandon Graves

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Mephisto and Kurt Styles challanges for the PWE Tag Team Championship. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Watch your backs the PWE Champions Dead Sexy is on the attack while their friends Blake Steel and Melody are at ringside. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Styles and Mephisto were ready! (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Kurt Styles uses Mephisto as a launching pad onto the Champions. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Aaron Mathews tries to slow down the momentum of the challengers. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Double team from Dead Sexy. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Dead Sexy will do anything to keep the belts. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Mephisto and Styles for the double team as they go for the Championship! (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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New PWE Tag Team Champions Kurt Styles and Mephisto (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Mephisto & Kurt Styles pinned Dead Sexy to win the PWE Tag titles

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PWE US Champion Blake Steel vs Brandon Aarons rematch . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Brandon Aarons tries to earn the back the title. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Brandon Aarons struggles for air. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Blake Steel with a big knee drop. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Blake Steel brings the pain onto the outside. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Melody gives a helping hand. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Could Brandon Aarons get the PWE US Championship back into his hands? (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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A vicious kick from Steel. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Steel pulls out a suplex . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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PWE US Champ Blake Steel pinned Brandon Aarons

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Flying clothesline from Evan Money (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Eric Allen has to be on his toes when he faces Evan Money. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Eric Allen tried to regroup but Evan Money kept up the pace. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Evan Money goes for a quick win against his rival Allen. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Allen moves just in time. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Allen tries to run Money into the turnbuckle. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Money is in trouble. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Allen stretches Money as he tries to make him quit. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Eric Allen is proud that he grabbed the tights to steal the win. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Eric Allen pinned Evan Money

Watch for part two of Missouri Wrestling Revival’s coverage of the huge main event that saw PWE Champion the Mississippi Madman team up with Eugene go at it against “The Future” Donovan Riddick and Mason Beck with Mr Late Nite.

High Voltage Wrestling 8-7-10 recap

Results thanks too Patrick Brandmeyer

Evan Gelistico had Billy McNeil where he wants him…or does he?(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Pierre Abernathy tries to get the edge on Billy McNeil. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Gelistico taunts the crowd while punishing Fitchett. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Abernathy and Gelistico look up and finds a human missile on the way. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Mat Fitchett hits the mark. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Vega explodes on the outside.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Triple team by Vega, Fitchett and O’Neil on Gary J leads the team to a strong win in the opener. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The Hi-Tech Dinosaurs(Davey Vega, Billy McNeil, & Mat Fitchett) d. The Submission Squad(Evan Gelistico, Pierre Abernathy, & Gary Jay). Vega wheelbarrowed Gary into a Codebreaker by McNeil, then they held Gary in that position for Fitchett to hit a Lionsault to the back! Vega got the pin on Gary after that triple-team.

Tyler Cook. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Cook tries to move the massive Alexandre Rudolph (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The battle spilled outside of the ring into the merchandise table. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Cook ducked a chair that went through the wall and went on top of the table to come down on the monster Rudolph. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Anytime that you go up against Rudolph you will have to know that the evil mastermind Sadie Blaze will be there to strike. Cook knows this all to well and looks to be fed up with it.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The ref tries to stop Rudolph but it would take the whole locker room to separate these two. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Tyler Cook fought Alexandre Rudolph(w/ Sadie Blaze) to a double disqualification when the two brawled outside the ring once again.

Reality TV Star and rising wrestling prospect Dan Walsh sports the MWR T-shirt prior to his match with Sir Bradley Charles. . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The Magic Man has lead Donovan Ruddick to the HVW Title, brought in one of the toughest big men today the Dixie Land Destroyer and now he leads SBC to battle.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Walsh takes the legs out SBC. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Walsh tries to keep SBC on the mat with some kicks.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Walsh makes his first no- no. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Dan Walsh picks up a huge victory.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Dan Walsh d. Sir Bradley Charles(w/ Magic Man) with a new version of the Designated Driver(dropped like a Dantastic).

Wayne Van Dyke tries to control the powerful arm of Nation. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

D Ramos with a flying shoulder block on the outside to Nation.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Ramos was impressive when he was able to land a flying double clothesline on Ruddick and Nation taking the big men off of their feet. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Paybacks are hell ….too bad for Ramos the pain came to him.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Talk about a 1-2 punch…a shoulder block from Ruddick and a punch from Nation is not what where Dyke wanted to be. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Fans if you see Ruddick in the middle of the ring with this move. Expect a win shortly after. .(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-”The Future” Donovan Ruddick & Nation d. D Ramos & Wayne Van Dyke when Future pinned Van Dyke after the Iconoclasm.

The Great Malaki with The Great Cheyenne (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

“The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The Great Malaki tries to put Wyatt on the defense. .(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Fans might not like him at all but no one can argue that Wyatt is one of the top wrestlers in the sport today.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Jeremy Wyatt d. The Great Malaki(w/ The Great Cheyenne) after a mulekick(unseen by the referee) followed by the Lightning Spiral.

Espinosa takes Sterling to the mat. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Sterling will pull out all the stops. . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Mark Sterling drills Espinosa in the chest.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Espinosa gets stretches but shows his toughness by not submidting.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The ref keeps asking if Espinosa wants to quit but the answer is still the same....no (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Espy fights back.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The 2009 MWR Wrestler of the Year Mark Sterling gains another victory off the tough Brandon Espinosa.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Mark Sterling d. Brandon Espinosa with the Markshooter.

Steven Kennedy and Shorty Biggs exchanges blows. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

OuTKaSt gets a first hand feel of classic Ego Express double team.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

A determined KC Karrington. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Karrington misses the mark and delivers a punishing blow to partner Kennedy.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

After accidentally nailing his partner, Shorty Biggs had a laugh at the distraught KC Karrington. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-The Ego Express d. The Bumrush Brothers; K.C. Karrington was thrown out of the ring and appeared to suffer a knee injury, drawing ring announcer Wesley and the referee over to check on him. This conveniently left no one to count the pin when OuTtKaSt had Steven Kennedy covered after a double-team powerbomb. Karrington turned out to be playing possum and eliminated Shorty Biggs from the equation, then tripped up KaSt as he attempted to climb the turnbuckles. The Egos finished off KaSt with a double neckbreaker and SSK got the pinfall.

Is Amy Hennig the very best in the Midwest today? Ask Amy and she will tell you so. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Amy Hennig feels the power of the Great Cheyenne. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Hennig and The Great Cheyenne had called a truce but when the Great Cheyenne “stole” a pinfall from Santana G, Hennig took exception to it.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

MsChif unloads on the 3rd generation superstar.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

MsChif came to the aid of popular Santana G after Hennig and The Great Cheyenne double teamed her. In the end Hennig and the Great Cheyenne was on the receiving end of standing moonsaults. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley

-The Great Cheyenne won a triple threat match with Amy Hennig and Santana G; Santana seemed to be in the crosshairs of both Hennig and Cheyenne, though only one competitor could win the match. Hennig delivered the Perfectplex on Santana, but Cheyenne threw Hennig out of the ring and stole the pin on Santana! Despite the circumstances of the finish, Hennig and Cheyenne attacked Santana after the bell…which brought MsChif into the ring for the save!

HVW Champion Kahagas (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Trent Stone locks up with Kahagas.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas may have wished he did not take the high risk move at the top on this one. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas is feeling the power of Stone.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kicks in the corner took their toll on the Champion.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The battle escalated to the outside.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas just nailed a killer kick on the challenger. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

From the land of the rising sun comes the Tokyo Monster.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The spear has earned Stone many of victories in 2010, if he hits this we will have a new HVW Champion.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

MISS !! (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas delivers chops after the big mistake from Stone.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

1-2-3 the champ retains the title. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The KC Killers ambush Kahagas

A sign of respect from Trent Stone and Kahagas. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-Kahagas d. Trent Stone in a hard-fought matchup to retain the Heavyweight Title. Kahagas was able to avoid Stone’s trademark spear on two occasions…he escaped the setup for the Stone Crush and got the win with an exploder suplex turned straight into a small package pin! Stone appeared ready to leave the ring without accepting a handshake from the champion…at that point, Wyatt & Sterling jumped the champion! Stone, who has had issues with the Kansas City Killers in the past, decided to re-enter the ring and even the odds…leaving the champion and challenger standing tall in the ring!

LWA invites you this Saturday in House Springs Mo to celebrate 6 Years of Cheers and Beers

Missouri Wrestling Revival caught up with LWA President Luke Roberts, and Evan Gelstico as he gets ready to hook up with one of the Hottest wrestlers today Davey Vega. Pierre Abernathy speaks on his battle with Jeremy “The Rebel” Wyatt.


A night of wrestling that you will not want to miss

It’s been called many things. Intense, crazy, and controversial. No matter what you call it, the LwA has been serving up the wildest damn brand of Prowrestling for six years!

On October 24th at the Knights of Columbus Hall in House Springs, LwA Productions is celebrating their sixth year of running the most outrageous prowrestling show around. It’s gonna be a huge party, and the celebration will be happening all night long! As always, beer is only one dollar, and the card looks to be stacked from top to bottom!

A special theme for this night will be the battle of the ex-champs: Nearly all the past LwA Champions will be battling it out against each other! Matches include:

LwA Champion KC Karrington faces Gary the Nightowl
Pierre Abernathy vs Jeremy Wyatt
The Future” Donovan Ruddick vs Adam Raw

Also in action will be “www.lwawrestling.com/, and many more!

Tickets start at $8 in advance / $10 at the door
For info or tickets call 314-805-4920
or visit http://www.lethalwrestlingalliance.com

10 Questions with the LWA Champ KC Karrington

LWA Kingpin KC Karrington

LWA Kingpin KC Karrington

 

Years Wrestling:5
Trained by: Dingo
First match: Vs. El Uno Loco, Mid America Xtreme (MAX) Wrestling
Finishing maneuver: The Cunning Stunt

Date, place and who you beat to become LWA Champ: June 20,2009 O’Fallon IL Knights of Columbus, Jeremy Wyatt

Brian Kelley:I am joined today with the current LWA Champion KC Karrington. In less than a year KC has transformed himself from one half of the top tag team in St Louis, The Ego Express with his tag team partner Steven Kennedy to reigning LWA Champion.
KC thank you for joining us today.

KC Karrington Any time, thanks for having me.

1) How did you get into the sport?

KC Karrington: I’ve got to admit, I got into the business through sheer dumb luck. More or less, being in the right place at the right time. I was attending a Gateway Championship Wrestling show, merely as a fan. During intermission, I got to talking to the woman sitting next to me, and she started telling me that her son was a year younger than I was, sixteen at the time, and that he was training at a new promotion called Mid America Xtreme in Alton, IL. I was living in Edwardsville at the time, which is about thirty minutes from Alton. My main issues that kept me from really pursuing training were my age and the fact that to train with Gateway I would have to drive to Missouri every week. Not having a job and being in school five days of the week, it really wasn’t an option. So, even though my main goal was to get to GCW, I decided that getting trained at MAX would have to do for the time being. She talked to me for a while, introduced me to the trainer, and I started attending regularly. I would say that I learned the bare basics at MAX. I wrestled under a different name, copied my idol, Ric Flair, verbatim, and really stunk up the place. On a brighter note, MAX was where I first teamed with Steven Kennedy, and we really became good friends. Long story short, the company folded, and after a lot of prodding and nudging, Kennedy got me to come to the GCW school. I basically had to be re-programmed, because I was put in the ring WAY too early at MAX. I may have learned my basics from the MAX trainer, but Dingo taught me how to be a professional wrestler.

2) In a very young age you have been able top make an impact, what have been the keys to your success?

KC Karrington: I credit the success I do have to the people that have trained me, and have helped me become confident in my wrestling. I honestly owe everything I’ve done professionally to Dingo, SSK, Sadie Blaze, Evil Jim, Shorty Biggs. They have all helped me, encouraged me, and told me when something flat out sucked. I respect everyone of them more than they’ll ever know. On a personal note, I have a younger brother and sister who are everything to me. The feeling I get when they come to the shows and I see them sitting in the crowd cheering me on……that’s what it’s all about. They are my biggest fans, and they are what keep me going.

3) Lets start out with your time with tag team partner and good friend Steven Kennedy, collectively the two of you are the Ego Express. I have to say that you are one of the most exciting and entertaining tag teams that I have seen in the MWR coverage area. How did that tag team come to be?

KC Karrington: “He’s making a peak hour call!!!”……..Sorry, kind of an inside joke. It all started at MAX. As I mentioned, I was nowhere near ready to be in the ring, and they more or less told me to go to the ring and be Ric Flair. I didn’t know how to be me when I was in the ring. Then, I was put into a faction with SSK and the rest is history. Through working with him, I really got comfortable in front of a crowd, and we just really went out and did what we wanted to do. The best part was, it was fun and it got over. After MAX went under, I really had no interest in wrestling anywhere else, because I knew that I didn’t know what I was doing. God, it seemed like at least once a week SSK would call me and say, “So, are you gonna come train at Gateway or what?”. I put it off for a while, but, as anybody that knows him can attest to, Kennedy can be very persuasive. When they really felt I was properly trained, I made my GCW debut and SSK and I tagged with each other regularly. We won the GCW Tag Team Championships together twice, and that is one of my top achievements. We were the bad guys at the time, and we just went to the ring and did as much as we possibly could to piss everybody off. The crowd hated us….but they loved to hate us. That’s why it was so easy for us to be more fan friendly. Something that The Ego Express has in it’s favor that not a lot of tag teams in the area have, is that we interact with each other the exact same way inside the ring as we do outside the ring. We play off of each other and make each other crack up constantly. Not many tag teams on the indy scene that I know of go get “wingy” and then catch a movie. I think of the guy like the big brother I never had, and I really do look up to him.

4) The Ego Express have went up with some of the top tag teams in the Midwest, if MWR were to put out a BEST OF THE EGO EXPRESS. What would some of the match listing look like?

KC Karrington: Very first match on that list would be the TLC match we had in LWA with Dingo and Davey Vega for the LWA Tag Titles. Being out there with two men that I hold in the highest regard, and absolutely tearing the house down is something that I really enjoyed. Our soap opera saga that we went through with Vega and Johnny Vinyl would be right behind that. Our two matches in NWA : Dynamo Pro with The LONR’s (Mark Sterling & Darrien Sanders) as well. I learn more wrestling with Sterling than just about anybody else that I’ve ever stepped into the ring with. When we first started in Gateway, we had some really good matches with Sean Vincent and Rebecca Raze that I enjoyed very much. Of course, working with the North Star Express was a feather in our collective cap. Those two have been all over, and are one of the best teams in the country. I feel like we were able to hang well with them. Recently, we had a match with Mark Sterling and Jeremy Wyatt that I was very proud of. Like Sterling, I feel like I grow as a wrestler everytime I get to step into the ring with Wyatt. Of course, I can’t chew for a few days, but I enjoy it for some reason.

KC Karrington and his tag team partner and good friend Steven Kennedy gives respect to Darin Corbin and Ryan Cruz of the Northstar Express after a hard fought battle that the LWA Fans loved. (Photo Credit Michael R Van Hoogstraat)

KC Karrington and his tag team partner and good friend Steven Kennedy gives respect to Darin Corbin and Ryan Cruz of the Northstar Express after a hard fought battle that the LWA Fans loved. (Photo Credit Michael R Van Hoogstraat)

5) I have to admit that I am a big fan of good tag team wrestling. I would love to see the Ego Express travel to 3XW to take on the tag team The Gentleman’s Club of Mark Sterling and Gage Octane or go head to head Barrio Boys Domino Rivera and Angel Medina in Kansas. Is there any tag team that you would like to test your skills against?

KC Karrington: The Bario Boys are definitely on that list. I’ve only gotten to see them a few times, but I’ve got to say that I was impressed. The Hooligans are another tag team that I have seen a few times, and I’d like to see how Kennedy and I would do against them. Plus, they seem to enjoy beating the snot out of the Submission Squad, which I am always a fan of.

6) When one talks about the history of the Ego Express and KC Karrington we can not have a conversation without talking about your former manager, as conniving as she is beautiful Tiffany LeFane. In one of the most shocking moments that I can recall she turned on you at the 2008 Circus Maximus, by throwing a fireball and taking the side of the Submission Squad. I feel that she is one of the top managers in the Midwest but one could argue that you have found more success without her in your corner. Would you say it would be fair to say that you were able to use her turn on you as motivation?

KC Karrington: Her turning on me is something that made me step up my game. After eveything that she and Vega did to me at Circus Maximus, (the blood, the fire, the betrayal), I feel like I had to evolve. But at the same time, I feel like the fans began to take me a lot more seriously. They recognized that I wasn’t the young kid that I started out as. I had grown, and I had been through a damn war and made it out alive. As far as Tiffany goes…….let’s face it, there is not a person that she has managed that hasn’t been successful. Let’s look at the list here. Ego Express : Multi-time GCW Tag Champs, LWA Tag Champs, SSK is the Medallion of Whatchimacallit (I can never remember) holder, and I currently hold the LWA Championship. Davey Vega : Medallion of Bandanas holder, somebody whom I have NEVER beaten in an LWA ring, and soon faces Dingo for the NWA Missouri State Championship. Gary the Nightowl has a shot at my LWA Championship soon. Tiffany knows what she is doing out there. As much as she has put me through, I believe she IS the top manager in the mid-west.

Don’t let Tiffany Lefane great legs distract you, because she is one the great manipulators and leaders in the sport. She now leads former fan favorite Gary the Barn Owl into action. (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

Don’t let Tiffany Lefane great legs distract you, because she is one the great manipulators in the sport. She now leads former fan favorite Gary the Barn Owl into action. (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

7) Lets turn our focus to singles action. Looking back, Jeremy Wyatt had been the Kingpin and the 2008 MWR Wrestler of the year throughout the Midwest by beating top notch talent in Tyler Black, “The Future” Donovan Ruddick, Abu Colussus, Davey Richards and Jordan Lacey. How were you able to overcome the intensity of Wyatt where so many others have failed?

KC Karrington: You know, I’ve asked myself the same question. I don’t think that I would be holding the LWA Championship without the fans on my side. The night I won the title, the thing I remember most was the reaction that the fans gave me when I stepped through the curtain. That still gives me goosebumps. When Wyatt gave me repeated forearms to the jaw, chops to the chest, and those stiff kicks he can throw, hearing the fans rallying behind me gave me that will to fight on. I would love to say that I won that belt because I am better than Wyatt, but I’m not going to say that. Jeremy Wyatt may not be a fan favorite to put it lightly, but he is probably the best in the mid-west. I respect him more than almost anybody else in the locker room.

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Karrington threw caution to the wind to become the LWA Champion by beating the man very few have had wins against in the past two years “The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt. (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

8) On June 20th, 2009 you shocked wrestling fans by becoming the man to end Wyatt’ title reign. Your good friend Steven Kennedy came into the ring to congratulate you while the LWA locker room came ringside for a standing ovation. Explain to the fans in words what that moment was like.

KC Karrington: Accomplished. I felt like I had really proved all the doubters wrong. All the people when I first started telling me that I could never be anything because of my size…..I had always let that sit in the back of my head. I’ve been trying to prove them wrong for the last five years. Hearing the LWA fans in O’Fallon, seeing my family in the crowd, and having Kennedy, Shorty Biggs, Adam Rich, people I think of like brothers, in the ring with me to share that moment. I don’t think that that moment could have been any better.

The LWA  locker room salutes the New Champ (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

The LWA locker room salutes the New Champ (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

9) One competitor who has quietly making waves is your former partner Kennedy. He is the current LWA Medallion of Brutality holder by defeating Gary J who was accompanied by Tiffany Lefane the same night that you won the LWA Title and has been impressive in the past few months including a big match Jeremy Wyatt, Brandon Espinosa & Dash Rando in a four-way no-DQ match. It may not be soon but how would you feel if Kennedy was granted a shot?

Kc Karringotn proved that he was for real when he defeated Wyatt in a rematch for the LWA title on July 25 in House Springs. . Karrington had to display a lot of heart and guts as the Rebel was even more nastier than ever. (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

Kc Karringotn proved that he was for real when he defeated Wyatt in a rematch for the LWA title on July 25 in House Springs. . Karrington had to display a lot of heart and guts as the Rebel was even more nastier than ever. (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

KC Karrington: You know, that’s something that’s crossed my mind quite a bit. Kennedy and I joke all the time about who is the Shawn Michaels of our tag team and who is the Marty Jannetty. Luckily, we’ve never been inside of a barber shop. Seriously, though, I would give SSK a title shot any time and any where. He is ridiculously talented, and he and I think so much alike, it would probably be as close as I could get to wrestling myself.

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Steven Kennedy quietly has been red hot this past summer including a big win against Brandon Espinosa. (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

10) Who do you feel in the coming months present your biggest challenge for the LWA title going forward?

KC Karrington: As far as people who have yet to make that big splash, Davey Vega is somebody that everybody in the mid-west should keep their eyes on. I have known him since he first started, and he is an all around great wrestler. Personality, psychology, general ring presence….he has it all. We’ve wrestled more times than I can remember. He and I have been in some wars, and have tried to literally destroy each other. Hell, he tried to set me on fire! Personal feelings aside though, getting in the ring with him always brings out the best in me, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see him come after my LWA Title in the near future. Mike Sydal is somebody that has come a long way in a short time. I’ve gotten to step into the ring with him in tag and singles matches, and he’s beyond talented. Brandon Aarons is another guy I’m very impressed with, and another guy that I have known since he first started training. Another person that takes pride in what he does, and I think he can make some major waves soon. Of course, the guys that have been in the game for a while are a threat and ready to strike. Kennedy, Dingo, Sterling. Any one of them coming after the championship would not surprise me. Unfortunately for me, they’re some of the best at what they do. I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t looking forward to it.

KC Once again thank you for your being a part of the MWR exclusive 10 questions with the Champ. Good luck on defending your title in the future.

KC Karrington: Again, thank you very much for having me on MWR, and for your constant support

KC Karrington defends his LWA Title in House Springs Missouri against Gary the Barn Owl

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LWA Fans vote for your favorite LWA Stars in the 2009 fan poll here.

MWR November 2008 Awards

November Wrestler of the Month

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Jeremy Wyatt (PWP, LWA, 3XW, HVW, NWA-DPW)

The rebel wrestled in FIVE organizations in four states in the month of November. At 3XW in Iowa, he defeated the vastly improving Mike Sydal. In Illinois with HVW he wrestled Kahagas in such a tough match that Kahagas had to use a fake injury to get the upper hand to steal the win. At LWA in Missouri, he retained the LWA Championship in a three way between Dingo and KC Karrington when he pinned Karrington.

 

He traveled to PWP  in Iowa he was able to retain the PWP Championship when he defeated former Champion Abu Colossus and #1 Brett Young in a three way dance. Last, but not least he returned to Kansas with the NWA, he was scheduled to take on Dingo but when Dingo was unable to go, none other than ROH Star Davey Richards would be the man Wyatt had to beat. In a match up that Wyatt sure felt the next day; the outcome was once again a win for the Rebel Jeremy Wyatt.

 

 

 

 

1st Runner Up - Brandon Espinosa (AAPW, LWA, NWA-DPW, HVW)
2nd Runner Up –
The Future Donovan Ruddick (HVW, LWA)
3rd Runner Up –
Gabriel Brimstone (MECW)

 

Others receiving votes: Curly (AAPW, IWAP), Dacobra (HVW, NBWA), Steven Davis (IWAP,AAPW) Shane Hollister (SCW)

 

 

 

November Tag Team of the month

  

 

 

 

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Simply The Best: Hype Gotti and Tony Cortez (PWP)

Pro Wrestling Phoenix bad boys, Simply the Best won the titles from the MWR Revival cup 2008 Champions the Northstar Express in the month of November.When they are not causing trouble Hype Gotti and Tony “Babyface” Cortez enjoys winning titles. They are the first in history to have held the Tag team championship as well as the PWP Heavyweight Championship.

1st Runner Up-  Steven Kennedy and KC Karrington (Ego Express) (LWA, NWA-DPW)
2nd Runner Up -
Mad Dog McDowell and Aaron Masterson (Bayou Outlaws) ( MECW)
3rd Runner Up –Brett Gakiya and CJ Esparza (Zero Gravity) (NGW,SCW)

 

Others receiving votes: Mark Sterling and Gage Octane The Gentlemen’s Club (3XW),

Davey Vega, Pierre Abernathy, and Evan Gelistico The Bandana Mafia  (HVW),

The Feature Presentation Eric Ruffington and Blake Steel (NBWA) (NMW)


November Woman Wrestler of the Month

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Malia Hosaka (3XW)

At 3XW the wily veteran continued her winning ways when she defeated Katie Syren, a former WLW superstar. A multi talented wrestler who has wrestled around the world, Malia is a force to be reckoned with in the Midwest.

 

1st Runner Up -Stacey O’ Brien  [WLW]  
2nd Runner Up
Destiny Diamond (MMWA-SICW)


                          November Promotion of the Month

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NWA Dynamo Pro Wrestling

 

In a time where 100 people attending is good, 221 is phenomenal. What is more impressive is the last time wrestling was there the attendance was low. More important than the number was the crowd response. From the time the bell rang to the last pinfall the place was off the hook.

 

1st Runner Up –New Midwest Wrestling   
2nd Runner Up – 3XW
3rd Runner Up – IWA Productions

Others receiving votes – AAPW,HVW, Chaos Pro Wrestling

 

November Personality of the month

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Magic Man (HVW) 

 

Seemingly 100% behind his man from the PWI 500, The Magic Man turned on Kahagas during the main event of the last High Voltage show, aligning himself with “Future” Donovan Ruddick. He showed that he gravitates toward greatness, and he felt that Kahagas could not handle it anymore (see video on Missouri Wrestling Revival). Overall, Magic Man’s wit and knowledge warrant his nomination for Personality of the month.

 

 

 

1st Runner Up- Luke Roberts (LWA)

 

November Match of the month

 

NWA Kansas Champion #1 Brett Young

Vs.

Tyler Cook

(NWA Presents Dynamo Pro Wrestling)

October 29th Pomona, Kansas

 

On a night where every match was top notch, the pressure was on in front of 221 people. The Kansas Champion was at his very best, working the crowd to frenzy and using every advantage to retain the title. Tyler Cook, worked and worked to get the momentum going his way but when Cook hit the uncovered turnbuckle (Thanks to Brett Young earlier) he would go home without the belt. In the main event, you can make or break what the fans thought of the night. Cook showed that he can live up to the hype that many feel he is capable. The fans though, cant wait to see Brett Young get what’s coming to him next time. What more can you ask from the bad guy?

 

1st Runner Up-

Tournament for the SCW title

Danny Daniels vs. Krotch

11-08-2008

(SCW)

 

 

2nd Runner Up-

New Midwest Heavyweight Title

Mississippi Madman vs. Benz

11-22-2008, Springfield, IL

(NMW)

 

3rd Runner Up-

Mark Sterling vs. The Future Donovan Ruddick

11-08-2008 House Springs Mo.

(LWA)

 

 

Others receiving votes :

(HVW)TheFuture” Donovan Ruddick vs. “TheeBrandon Espinosa v. Kahagas 11-22

(AAPW) Edmund “Livewire” McGuire V. Ax Stevens (I Quit Match)