New WLW Champion Karim Brigante
Posted by flairwhoooooo on February 6, 2017
Results via Patrick Brandmeyer
-“The Legacy” Leland Race started off the show by bringing out his father, WLW promoter Harley Race. Harley said that it was an honor to appear in front of the great wrestling fans despite his recent health issues…however, Jayden Fenix attacked Leland from behind to kick-start their opening contest.
-Heavyweight Title Tournament: “The Legacy” Leland Race(w/ Harley Race) d. Jayden Fenix by DQ when Fenix refused to release a hanging armbar over the ropes after the referee’s five-count (3:59). Harley lent a hand to break up the hold and Jr. Heavyweight Champion “The Hybrid Ace” Jon Webb ran out to fight off Fenix.
-Heavyweight Title Tournament: “The Roman Dynasty” Karim Brigante(w/ Miss Monica Passeri) d. Rex Fults with the roaring elbow after a trip-up by Monica (7:46).
-Heavyweight Title Tournament: Superstar Steve Fender d. Brandon Espinosa after a brainbuster (11:30).
-Stacey O’Brien fought “Miss Natural” Heather Patera to a double countout (7:53). The match was supposed to decide a challenger for Women’s Champion Lucy Mendez at the March 11th show.
-“The Hybrid Ace” Jon Webb d. “Kickin'” Kyle Roberts to retain the Jr. Heavyweight Title by countering a flying roundhouse kick into a kneebar takedown for the tapout (7:08).
-Heavyweight Title Tournament: “The Roman Dynasty” Karim Brigante(w/ Miss Monica Passeri) won a triple threat match with Superstar Steve Fender and “The Legacy” Leland Race to become the new WLW Heavyweight Champion. Jayden Fenix interfered against Race when he had Fender in the Crippler Crossface, leading to Race taking out Fender and Fenix with a plancha. Brigante caught Race off guard with a pop-up forearm smash, then finished him with the roaring elbow (14:10).