MWR January 2009 Awards
November Wrestler of the Month
Bailey Mannix (MECW)
On Jan 10th Mannix wrestled in a Gauntlet match against 3 men, K.D. McClain, Evan Money before he lost to Dewey “Booger” Dawson and his MECW title. Mannix may have lost the belt but he gained the respect of the MWR awards committee with his gallant effort.
1st Runner Up – Shane Rich (AAPW)
2nd Runner Up – Dingo (LWA,NWA-DPW,HVW)
3rd Runner Up – Steve Anthony (WLW)
Others receiving votes: Mason Beck, Jordan Lacey, Gary Jackson, Kahagas, Jeremy Wyatt, Pierre Abernathy,
January Tag Team of the month
Steven Kennedy and KC Karrington (Ego Express) (LWA, NWA-DPW)
It’s hard to belive that one of the most respected and talked about tag teams in St Louis has not won the tag team of the month at MWR…Till now!! After winning the first ever LWA Tag Team titles the Ego Express followed it up with a January 3 win against Brandon Espinosa & Mike Sydal (w/ Brandon Aarons) to retain the LWA Tag Team Titles. On January 24 at LWA they defeated Babewatch again to retain the Tag Team Titles; Steven Kennedy pinned Brandon Espinosa after the Fatality. January 31 they lost in a close match against the LONRS at NWA Dynamo
1st Runner Up- Mad Dog McDowell and Aaron Masterson (Bayou Outlaws) ( MECW)
2nd Runner Up The Money Makin’ Jam Boys (Mississippi Madman & K.C. Jackson) (AAPW)
3rd Runner Up – Dustin Lane and Darin Wade (WLW)
Others receiving votes: Axis & Ryan Phoenix, Jeff Harris & Aaron Matthews, The Hybrids, Huge In Japan (Jimmy Rockwell & Ricky Kwong), BA.B.E.WATCH (Brandon Aarons and Brandon Espinosa .
January Woman Wrestler of the Month
The MMWA-SICW women’s champ defeated the WLW women’s champ Stacey O at MMWA and retain her title earlier in the month when she beat Destiny Diamond.
1st Runner Up – Mickie Knuckles (IWA-MS)
2nd Runner Up – -Stacey O’ Brien (WLW) (MMWA-SICW)
3rd Runner up-Jessika Haze (HVW, NBWA)
Others receiving votes: “Serenity” Brandi Harris
January Promotion of the Month
NWA Dynamo Pro Wrestling
NWA-Presents Dynamo Pro Wrestling returned to Kansas in Ottawa was a success for everyone involved. The touching fundraiser for New Heart for Jimmie Bass was a rousing success. Kansas fans showed that they care for others by showing up in droves (275) to support the cause along with watching some great wrestling. With some of the top young wrestlers to their disposal, expect NWA Dynamo to be a force in the Midwest.
1st Runner Up – AAPW
2nd Runner Up – LWA
3rd Runner Up – WLW
Others receiving votes: HVW, Rock and Roll Wrestling, NBWA,
January Personality of the month
Nursing a ‘serious’ neck injury, Travis Cook accompanied The Connection to ring side for each member’s match, and continued getting illegally involved. His tactics helped rack up some wins for The Connection this month, giving them more power than ever in MMWA-SICW.
1st Runner Up- Dingo (NWA Dynamo Gym)
2nd Runner Up – Gaylord Stevens ( AAPW)
3rd Runner Up- Patrick Brandmeyer
Others receiving votes: Luke Roberts and Adam Raw, Mr.K “The Mayor of Midwest !”, Jewels,
January Match of the month
Serial Thriller” Shane Rich V. Edmund “Livewire” McGuire
West Frankfort, Illinois
(All American Pro Wrestling)
These guys delivered big for AAPW to start the year. Rich and McGuire had the crowed in suspense and disbelief in what they were seeing. A great chess match between two of the young guns on the Midwest. Edmund came very close to going home with the AAPW heavyweight title but on this night Shane Rich was the one who got his hand raised.
1st Runner Up-
Jeremy Wyatt vs. Tyler Black
2nd Runner Up-
Hunter Matthews v. Shane Hollister
3rd Runner Up-
Dingo v Kahagas
Granite City Illinois
Others receiving votes: Jason Vendetta v HWC Champ “Bloody” Harker Dirge (NBWA)
The Hybrids vs. The ISH (Brett Gakiya & Nick Brubaker) (NMW)
Jeremy Wyatt vs. Dingo (LWA) , Tyler Black vs. Devon Moore (IWA Midsouth), Egos vs. LONRS(NWA-Dynamo)