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Special Screening of  THE FLYING GREEK- This Sunday June 17th 6:00 PM Springfield, MO

Posted by flairwhoooooo on July 12, 2022

The story of jeweler Manoli Savvenas and his previous career as a world renowned professional wrestler.
(NR, 45 min.)

The story of jeweler Manoli Savvenas, who grew up in Rhodes Greece with ambitions to be a boxer, but soon fell in love with another sport he never thought he’d like….professional wrestling. Manoli became known as the renowned Mike Pappas “The Flying Greek” and stepped in the ring with legends such as Andre the Giant, Rocky Johnson and the Blue Demon.

An American Wasteland Entertainment Production in association with Flintlock Syndicate and Carbon Trace Productions.

Starring: Manoli Savvenas, Bill Apter, Constandina Savvenas, Valerie Savvenas, Maria Patton, Dino Savvenas, Packy Savvenas, Jason Brasier, Ray Mileur.
Director: Jason Brasier
Narrated By: WWE Hall of Famer Madusa
Producers: Brittney Greer, Jason Brasier, Shannon Cay Bowers
Genre: Documentary

Moxie Cinema
305 S. Campbell, Suite 101
Springfield, MO 65806

(417) 429-0800
info@moxiecinema.com

Buy Tickets HERE

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A short but solid legacy: Missouri Heavyweight Championship deactivated

Posted by Ben Simon on July 2, 2022

Following the news of the retirement of the Official Missouri Rankings yesterday, Missouri Wrestling Revival is deactivating the Missouri Heavyweight Championship, effective July 2. Mike Outlaw is the final champion.

From 2015 until 2021, the title was at stake in every singles match the champion had in Missouri. A rule change late last year deemed that only bouts against ranked contenders were mandatory, giving the champ more freedom.

When results became unretrievable, the rankings discontinued, and now there is no basis for the “new rules” to which the champion makes defenses.

We wish Mike Outlaw the best. This deactivation is not a reflection of himself. On the contrary, Brian Kelley and yours truly both think that this time is indeed best to “go out on top.” Mike is truly the best wrestler in the State (look at the numbers). He represented MWR and Missouri well. Outlaw is also still the Crown of Glory champion.

Here are all ten men that have called themselves MWR Missouri Heavyweight Champion from 2015-2022.

Ricky Cruz: (217 days) 10/3/15 – 5/7/16

Brandon Espinosa: (322 days) 5/7/16 – 1/4/17, 5/13/17 – 7/22/17

Barackus: (28 days) 1/4/17 – 2/11/17

Ace Hawkins: (469 days) 2/11/17 – 5/13/17, 7/22/17 – 3/10/18, 12/15/18 – 5/11/19

Karim Brigante: (266 days) 3/10/18 – 11/17/18, 12/1/18 – 12/15/18

Jack Gamble: (14 days) 11/17/18 – 12/1/18

Hollis Giroux: (105 days) 5/11/19 – 8/24/19

Farmer Billy Hills: (44 days) 8/24/19 – 10/7/19

Adrian Surge: (<1 day) 5/7/22

Mike Outlaw: (253 days) 10/22/21 – 5/7/22, 5/7/22 – 7/2/22

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Missouri Rankings Update: End of the Road

Posted by Ben Simon on July 1, 2022

MO Rankings

SEE THE RANKINGS

It is with sadness that I announce the end of the MWR Official Missouri Rankings.

The MO Rankings page will stop at last period’s supplement (following the results of March and April 2022). To qualify for the Top 10, a wrestler must have had the highest ratings with consistent activity (RD ≤ 175). Rankings were published every two months.

For details on how the rankings worked, read the Introduction

The Rankings were published for 50 periods (or 100 months), beginning in January 2014. Since then, every singles bout from every card in the State has been tracked and double-verified. Overall, I tracked all 640 events (excluding select midget events) in Missouri during that time frame, with 552 wrestlers competing.

Those results were individually calculated using the Glicko rating system. The wrestlers are sorted by rating and activity, and Voila! We have a pretty solid list of the best pro wrestlers in Missouri at any time.

We crowned a champion twice! Ricky Cruz def. Jake Dirden in October 2015, and then after that lineage ended, Mike Outlaw bested Moses in October 2021. In both cases, the top two contenders had faced off.

You want records? The best wrestler in the system was “The Mile High Magnum” Dak Draper after August 2017. The lowest with a stable rating was Garrett Shanks, who hit bottom after December 2019.

I loved it, the wrestlers in the Top 10 liked it. The system was perfect and objective for seven years.

Unfortunately, cracks began to show in the match verifications last winter. In an unprecedented move, two wrestling companies withheld results and had their individual wrestlers withhold results as well. It was the closest thing to wrestling unionization I’ve seen outside of the Cauliflower Alley Club!

There are some events beginning this May-June period that have no bouts verified as having taken place. Therefore, May-June will not be calculated and the entire system will abort.

I considered going forward with a policy that disregards companies who “opt out” of results submission. Seems fair, except the basis of the Missouri Rankings is to cover all wrestlers’ matches. When MWR begins to disregard lawfully-held pro wrestling events due to the promoter, the wrestler pays the price.

Importantly, these particular promoters are also running shows in Missouri a lot, so the product would not be truly representative of Missouri wrestling.

The rankings system is defeated. Best to stop.

An announcement about the Missouri Heavyweight Championship, which the Rankings directly affected, will be made tomorrow. The champion is Mike Outlaw.

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Sunday July 17th Gateway Grizzlies Baseball and SICW action

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 30, 2022

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SICW July 9th Grudge Match Flash Flanagan vs. Attila Khan

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 30, 2022

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Dynamo Pro Wrestling Returns to Arnold, Mo on July 15th

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 19, 2022

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Train With Delirious this Saturday June 25th 10am -2 pm Dynamo Pro Wrestling

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 19, 2022

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SICW Champion Flash Flanagan vs Attila Khan July 9 East Carondelet, IL

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 15, 2022

Grudge Match for the SICW Classic Championship title between Champion Flash Flanagan and the Monster, Attila Khan, a former Champion.

Plus, you will hear from the young man who’s been a student of the ACE WRESTLING ACADEMY,  Brandon Barretta on the injury he suffered at the hands of the Dogtown Underground lead by Lucky P. Larson Esquire  

call 618-286-4848 to reserve your seats.

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Glory Pro Wrestling at the Historic SBAC St. Louis Mo July 24 Warhorse vs Ethan Page

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 15, 2022

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New Breed Wrestling July 8 Versailles, MO

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 15, 2022

We are pleased to announce N.B.W. will be making our debut on Friday July 8th at the Morgan County Fair in Versailles Mo, come out and meet the stars of N.B.W. belltime 7pm this is a outside event for all ages. More info coming soon. For more information please contact 573-378-0824.

A special thanks to all of the sponsors for their suppor

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