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Missouri Rankings Update: David Lee Memorial Tournament win puts Mike Outlaw back at #1!

Posted by Ben Simon on May 4, 2021

MO Rankings

SEE THE RANKINGS

The new Official Missouri Rankings list, good through June, has been calculated and published.  Head over to the MO Rankings page for the latest publication.  To qualify for the Top 10, a wrestler must have the highest ratings with consistent activity (RD ≤ 175).  Rankings are published every two months.

For details on how the rankings work, read the Introduction

MOVEMENTS & EXPLANATIONS

#1Mike Outlaw defeated three men in one night at WrestleMax STL’s David Lee Memorial Tournament to vault back to the top of our list. It’s not even close; the “General of the Bandana Brigade” is separated from the pack by about 400 rating points. He’s scheduled to be crowned the company’s champion, but he does not officially have the designation yet.

#2Kyle Roberts is on a winning streak, with victories over Derek Stone and Brandon Espinosa this period. If Outlaw and Roberts were to meet in a match, MWR would award the winner with the vacant Missouri Championship.

#3Curtis Wylde won the New Breed Wrestling championship from The Math Magician. Wylde could also be considered for State title contention.

#4Jayden Dominic Rose continues to chip away his competition in WLW, putting away Sean Patrick and newcomer Chris Hendrix recently.

World League Wrestling Heavyweight Champion Moses and Rahim De La Suede drop (just barely) for singles inactivity and #5Derek Stone needs a win soon to stay with a winning record. 

Note that the World League Wrestling event on 5/1 counts for the ongoing period and is not reflected in this release.

Look for a complete Top 10 next period, given that the schedule holds.

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Pony Xpress Wrestling comes to Bethany Community Gym, May 14

Posted by Ben Simon on April 28, 2021

Pony Xpress Wrestling hosts professional wrestling at the Bethany Community Gym in Bethany, Mo. on Friday, May 14.

Main Event
Niles Plonk vs. Franco Varga

Derek Stone, Miranda Gordy, Colton Theron Vaught, The Math Magician, Roy Lewis, and Drexl Bowie are scheduled to wrestle at the company’s second event.

Bell at 7. Tickets are $15 at the door. Buy in advance.

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MMWA Returns to the South Broadway Athletic Club, April 10

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 16, 2021

From the offices of the MMWA

New start time is 7pm. New price $10.00 each all ages

Unfortunately, because of the Covid we are limited on the number of people that we can have in the building. The limit is 150 people. It will be 1st come 1st serve till further notice.  There will be no hold for tickets nor reserve seats or tables. Until money is on hand. Once advance tickets are purchased it will then you will be put on a list.

There is also going to be new set up on the seating which we are not sure just yet how it will look or by set up.

Call Pam at 314 337 1789. 

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World League Wrestling Returns to Troy, Mo March 27th 15 man Rival Riot

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 12, 2021

World League Wrestling Rival Riot Rumble tickets are now on sale! Get tickets while you can as this event – like last Saturday night’s event – will sell out!

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Pro Wrestling Training Returns to the Lake of the Ozarks with New Breed Wrestling

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 11, 2021

 

 

In a major announcement to start the 2021 year, New Breed Wrestling out of Eldon, Missouri has announced that they will be offering wrestling training at the New Breed Wrestling Training School. 

Though the school is new, the trainer “Superstar” Steve Fender knows the area very well. Fender trained in Eldon under a man that has been inducted into every wrestling Hall of Fame in the world, the former NWA World Heavyweight Champion Harley Race. 

For the past twenty plus years Fender has wrestled around the world with Japan for Pro Wrestling NOAH and even at the top of the sport the WWE. Fender has either teamed or been against a who’s who of legends and stars such as the Road Warriors, Kenta Kobashi, Haku, and many more. Learn the safe and right way to become a professional wrestler from the NBW school.. 

In 2021, the WWE, AEW, ROH, and top promotions overseas are looking for new talent each and every day. Men and women, now is the time for you to contact New Breed Wrestling and maximize your chances to make it to the top by receiving advice from a man that is respected in the ring and in the locker room today. 

Their first tryout will be taking place on April 10 in Eldon, Missouri. If you are interested in attending the tryout or receiving further information on the New Breed Wrestling Training School, please call (573) 746-1463.

For now, this will only include those looking to become professional wrestlers. Referee and manager training will be announced at a later date.

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Missouri Rankings Update: Rahim’s rise is “smooth as Suede”

Posted by Ben Simon on March 5, 2021

MO Rankings

SEE THE RANKINGS

The new Official Missouri Rankings list, good through April, has been calculated and published.  Head over to the MO Rankings page for the latest publication.  To qualify for the Top 10, a wrestler must have the highest ratings with consistent activity (RD ≤ 175).  Rankings are published every two months.

For details on how the rankings work, read the Introduction

MOVEMENTS & EXPLANATIONS

The same four WLW wrestlers as last period have maintained a rating and measure of activity to warrant being ranked on our list. There was just one change of position.

#3Rahim De La Suede wrestled on the WrestleMax STL debut card on February 20, picking up a win over the returning Edvin Kudic. The victory moves Rahim one space closer to the top.

World League Wrestling Heavyweight Champion #1Moses and #2Derek Stone maintain. #4Kyle Roberts is passed by Rahim.

This was an abbreviated period, with only two events held.

Looking forward: It has been a tough year for Missouri professional wrestling. The schedule has been anemic for months. However, a total of 11 events are now scheduled in the Show-Me State in April and May. The pandemic is over in March (at least if you ask wrestling companies).

The rankings system will not freeze during the COVID-19 event cancellations. While our abilities to hold events are limited, time is not limited. Time is a decay factor into the wrestlers’ rating numbers. In the past year, we have seen wrestlers drop from this list through no fault of their own.

When events return regularly, the wrestlers’ ratings will be able to change rapidly based on a win or loss, much like when this system was in its infancy.

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RIP Wrestling Fan and One of My Best Friends Jerry Creager

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 25, 2021

I entered the world of wrestling to be a part of a passion of mine that started as a young child. I dreamed of working with the likes of Ric Flair, Harley Race, and  “the Macho Man” Randy Savage. I knew I did not have the talent to be a wrestler and always wanted to be a promoter. My start came with the website Missouri Wrestling Revival, a site set up to support professional wrestling in the Midwest. I would write articles, and that led me to be a ringside photographer. 

Each event I was invited from the promotions to capture the action in the ring, but I always took great pride in representing MWR. While at the show in hopes that they would return to every event that the promotion would have thereafter.

I have been able to make friends all over the Midwest since 2008. One couple from Kansas City, Jerry and Robin Creager were always a treat to see sitting ringside at Metro Pro Wrestling. It was not long before it was a welcomed tradition to take the time to sit with them to catch up with wrestling, our lives, and other happenings in the world.  Some nights he would be sitting ringside by himself, but he was a staple of the red hot promotion from the start. He paid for his ticket, purchased merchandise from the wrestlers and cheer/booed from start to finish. 

As time went on I would see Jerry at World League Wrestling events and he even made his way to St. Louis for SICW Legends show to meet the stars that we both grew up with. Jerry became not only a fan that I knew from wrestling, but a close personal friend. He would message me on social media with the occasional phone call to one another. 

 

When the promotion NWL let me go, I was heartbroken. Jerry knew how much I loved working there.. Recently, Jerry had some health concerns that had him going for some treatments, and though we spoke on the phone I do not believe that I understood how bad it really was. I do find a small condolence that I had told him several times how awesome I thought he was.

 

 

 

  I would be able to work with a whoś who of wrestling stars including my hero Harley Race. Still sometimes I think that t that my time in wrestling was a waste of time and money, but it was the wonderful people like Jerry and Robin Creager that made it worth my time. 

 

As I write this I have been looking at our message history and it is so true you never know how much you miss something or someone till it is gone. 

Jerry was a friend to whoever met him and the world was better because of him. Jerry, you will be missed, and I hope that you find peace in heaven. To our friend Robin, our heart is with you, and I hope that your life leads you to a place of happiness. 4

Brian Kelley – Missouri Wrestling Revival Owner and Editor

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Missouri Rankings Update: World League Wrestling continues to shine amidst COVID-19

Posted by Ben Simon on January 8, 2021

MO Rankings

SEE THE RANKINGS

The new Official Missouri Rankings list, good through February, has been calculated and published.  Head over to the MO Rankings page for the latest publication.  To qualify for the Top 10, a wrestler must have the highest ratings with consistent activity (RD ≤ 175).  Rankings are published every two months.

For details on how the rankings work, read the Introduction

MOVEMENTS & EXPLANATIONS

Forget the Top 10. To begin the year, only four wrestlers have maintained a rating and measure of activity to warrant being ranked on our list.

World League Wrestling Heavyweight Champion #1Moses and #2Derek Stone have swapped spots and are joined by #3Kyle Roberts. #4Rahim De La Suede debuts on the list. These four WLW athletes have maintained winning records and activity, even during the pandemic.

This was an abbreviated period, with four events held.

The rankings system will not freeze during the COVID-19 event cancellations. While our abilities to hold events are limited, time is not limited. Time is a decay factor into the wrestlers’ rating numbers. In the months ahead, we will see wrestlers drop from this list through no fault of their own.

When events return regularly, the wrestlers’ ratings will be able to change rapidly based on a win or loss, much like when this system was in its infancy.

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Pony Xpress Wrestling: The sport has returned to St. Joseph

Posted by Ben Simon on December 19, 2020

Wrestling returned to St. Joseph metropolitan area on December 18, 2020 from the new DeKalb County Youth Building in Maysville. Pony Xpress Wrestling, a new company promoted by Kraig Keesaman, seemed to have a successful night, with an enthusiastic audience.

The company’s name is an homage to the Pony Express, the 19th century mail service that had its eastern terminus in St. Joe.

DeKalb County Youth Building @ Maysville, Mo.
Attendance: 107
Moonshine Mantell vs. Niles Plonk was a no contest; both men brawled outside the ring and threw referee Wrex into the wall – 14:58
Bennett James pinned Ryan J. Morals with a diving crossbody – 11:11
Luke Langley pinned Mighty Micah with a brainbuster – 17:41
Texoma Rose Championship: Mika Madrid pinned Miranda Gordy (c) with a double knee backbreaker to win the title – 8:39
Koda Jacobs pinned Dallas Cayde with a schoolboy – 12:31
Bowie pinned The Iceman with a prawn hold – 6:18
(reverse order)

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Derek Stone vs. Moses for the gold on WLW iPPV, Nov. 7

Posted by Ben Simon on November 6, 2020

Derek Stone and “The Deliverer” Moses are set to battle for Stone’s WLW Heavyweight Championship at the Race Wrestling Arena in Troy, Mo. on November 7.

ORDER THE iPPV FOR ONLY $7.99!

The match sees Derek Stone make his second defense of the WLW Heavyweight Championship.  Stone strives to begin his second year as champion strong by retaining “Harley’s belt.”

Is “The Deliverer” Moses on your radar? He should be. Moses was on a yearlong singles winning streak, before meeting Stone on October 3. Despite a near 100 lb. weight disadvantage, he put up a real fight against the champ last month.

Factoring all wrestlers, in all companies, and a pandemic, these two are the best in Missouri.

The winner will also be recognized as the MWR Missouri Heavyweight Champion, MWR’s endorsement of being the State’s best (currently vacant).

This rematch is for everything.

Missouri Heavyweight Championship (vacant) | WLW Heavyweight Championship
#1Derek Stone (c) vs. #2Moses

Jaden vs. Kyle Roberts
Jayden Dominic Rose vs. Stephan Newton
Camaro Jackson & Jon Webb vs. Orion Creed & Jack Griffin

Bell at 7.  Tickets are $15 at the door. ORDER THE iPPV FOR ONLY $7.99!

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