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Posts Tagged ‘Angelus Layne’

The AJ Awesome Show Episode 33 – Angelus Layne

Posted by flairwhoooooo on October 11, 2017

Episode Thirty-three of The AJ Awesome Show. We hope you enjoy it! Please subscribe if you like this video! Music Credits: “Frag Out” – DJ Assass1n and “Wild Eyes” – Parkway Drive. Please visit these artists websites to learn more about their music.

 

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Missouri Wrestling Revival Female Wrestler of the Year Stats

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 31, 2016

Angelus Layne

04/09/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Lucy Mendez def. Angelus Layne.

05/21/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Everett Connors (w/ Tag Team Champion Evan Gelistico) def. Angelus Layne by DQ.

10/15/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Glen Carbon, Illinois
Angelus Layne def. Angelina Love.

10/29/2016 – Pro Wrestling Championship Series Granite City, Illinois
Jason Roberts def. Angelus Layne.

11/18/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Angelus Layne & Austin Blackburn def. Evan Gelistico & Danny Adams

12/10/2016 – Pro Wrestling Championship Series – Edwardsville, Illinois
Angelus Layne def. Matt Kenway.

Lucy Mendez

01/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Lucy Mendez def. Miss Natural.

02/06/2015 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Fenton, Missouri
Lucy Mendez def. Heather Patera.

02/27/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Miss Natural vs. Lucy Mendez ended in a disqualification.

03/19/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera won a triple threat match with Stacey O’Brien and Lucy Mendez as Patera pinned Mendez.

04/09/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Lucy Mendez def. Angelus Layne.

04/30/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Sedalia, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien & Heather Patera def. Lucy Mendez & Monica Passeri.

05/14/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien & Lucy Mendez def. Women’s Champion Heather Patera & Paloma Starr.

06/25/2016 – World League Wrestling – Belle, Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera & Stacey O’Brien def. Lucy Mendez & Miss Monica Passeri.

08/27/2016 Metro Pro Wrestling (Kansas City, KS ) Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Club
Lucy Mendez def. Darcy Dixon.

10/01/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Lucy Mendez def. Stacey O’Brien to win the World League Wrestling Women’s Title.

Melanie Cruise

01/23/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
Craig Mitchel def. Melanie Cruise, Shane Sabre and Randy Ray.

06/18/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Havana, Illinois
Melanie Cruise pinned Donovan Dijak.

11/04/2016 – Pro Wrestling Epic -Brownstown, Illinois
Melanie Cruise pinned Matt Kenway.

Miss Natural Heather Patera

01/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Lucy Mendez def. Miss Natural.

02/06/2015 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Fenton, Missouri
Lucy Mendez def. Heather Patera.

02/27/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Miss Natural vs. Lucy Mendez ended in a disqualification.

03/05/2016 – World League Wrestling – Excelsior Springs, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien def. WLW Ladies Champion Heather Patera by countout.
Leland Race and Stacey O’Brien def. Steve Fender and Heather Patera.

03/19/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera won a triple threat match with Stacey O’Brien and Lucy Mendez as Patera pinned Mendez.

03/27/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Eldon, Missouri
Monica Passeri def. Heather Patera.

04/02/2016 – World League Wrestling – Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
World League Wrestling Women’s Champion Heather Patera def. Miss Monica Passeri.

04/30/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Sedalia, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien & Heather Patera def. Lucy Mendez & Monica Passeri.

05/14/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien & Lucy Mendez def. Women’s Champion Heather Patera & Paloma Starr.

05/21/2016 – World League Wrestling – Richmond, Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera def. Miss Monica.

06/25/2016 – World League Wrestling – Belle, Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera & Stacey O’Brien def. Lucy Mendez & Miss Monica Passeri.

08/27/2016 – World League Wrestling – St. Peters, Missouri
Miss Monica def. Stacey O’Brien & Miss Natural Heather Patera in a triple threat to win the World League Wrestling Ladies Championship.

11/12/2016 – World League Wrestling -Green Ridge, Missouri on
Stacey O’Brien def. Heather Patera.

Miss Monica

03/27/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Eldon, Missouri
Monica Passeri def. Heather Patera.

04/02/2016 – World League Wrestling – Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
World League Wrestling Women’s Champion Heather Patera def. Miss Monica Passeri.

04/16/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien def. Miss Monica Passeri ( w/ Karim Brigante).

04/30/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Sedalia, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien & Heather Patera def. Lucy Mendez & Monica Passeri.

05/21/2016 – World League Wrestling – Richmond, Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera def. Miss Monica.

06/25/2016 – World League Wrestling – Belle, Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera & Stacey O’Brien def. Lucy Mendez & Miss Monica Passeri.

07/16/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Sedalia, Missouri
The Math Magician and Stacey O’Brien def. Leland Race and Monica Passeri.

07/23/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Eldon, Missouri
Miss Monica def. Stacey O’Brien.

07/30/2016 – World League Wrestling- Bowling Green, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien def. Miss Monica Passeri.

08/20/2016 – Southern Illinois Championship Wrestling – East Carondelet, Illinois
Miss Monica Passeri def. Paloma Starr.

08/27/2016 – World League Wrestling – St. Peters, Missouri
Miss Monica def. Stacey O’Brien & Miss Natural Heather Patera in a triple threat to win the World League Wrestling Ladies Championship.

09/10/2016 – World League Wrestling – Grain Valley, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien def. Miss Monica Passeri to win the WLW Women’s Title.

09/17/2016 – Southern Illinois Championship Wrestling – East Carondelet, Illinois
Curtis Wylde & Wyldefyre def. The Roman Dynasty (Karim Brigante & Miss Monica Passeri).

Paloma Starr

05/14/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien & Lucy Mendez def. Women’s Champion Heather Patera & Paloma Starr.

08/20/2016 – Southern Illinois Championship Wrestling – East Carondelet, Illinois
Miss Monica Passeri def. Paloma Starr.

11/19/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
Mario Crivello, Johnny Katrina & Heidi Katrina def. Firelord Draconis, Ovirload & Paloma Starr.

Stacey O’Brien

03/05/2016 – World League Wrestling – Excelsior Springs, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien def. WLW Ladies Champion Heather Patera by countout.

Leland Race and Stacey O’Brien def. Steve Fender and Heather Patera.

03/19/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera won a triple threat match with Stacey O’Brien and Lucy Mendez as Patera pinned Mendez.

04/16/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien def. Miss Monica Passeri ( w/ Karim Brigante).

04/30/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Sedalia, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien & Heather Patera def. Lucy Mendez & Monica Passeri.

05/14/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien & Lucy Mendez def. Women’s Champion Heather Patera & Paloma Starr.

06/25/2016 – World League Wrestling – Belle, Missouri
World League Wrestling Ladies Champion Heather Patera & Stacey O’Brien def. Lucy Mendez & Miss Monica Passeri.

07/16/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Sedalia, Missouri
The Math Magician and Stacey O’Brien def. Leland Race and Monica Passeri.

07/23/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Eldon, Missouri
Miss Monica def. Stacey O’Brien.

07/30/2016 – World League Wrestling- Bowling Green, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien def. Miss Monica Passeri.

08/27/2016 – World League Wrestling – St. Peters, Missouri
Miss Monica def. Stacey O’Brien & Miss Natural Heather Patera in a triple threat to win the World League Wrestling Ladies Championship.

09/10/2016 – World League Wrestling – Grain Valley, Missouri
Stacey O’Brien def. Miss Monica Passeri to win the WLW Women’s Title.

10/01/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Lucy Mendez def. Stacey O’Brien to win the World League Wrestling Women’s Title.

11/12/2016 – World League Wrestling -Green Ridge, Missouri on
Stacey O’Brien def. Heather Patera.

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St Louis Anarchy Goes Out with a Bang as NWL KC Attacks

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 2, 2016

By Patrick Brandmeyer
Photos by Brian Kelley

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Free NWL #FightSTL shirts, stickers, and more for the first fans through the door at St. Louis Anarchy’s awesome show.

-The show started with promoter Pierre Abernathy addressing the fans and acknowledging the fact that it was the final show for St. Louis Anarchy. He brought out National Wrestling League promoter Major Baisden; he got a mixed reaction, but he spoke to the fans about his vision for the NWL and seemed to have them on board.

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The Hooligans(Devin & Mason Cutter)(w/ Uncle Leo) d. The Viking War Party(“American Viking” Alexandre Rudolph & “Littlest Viking” Jake Parnell); the match broke down into a bar fight with the four sitting in chairs and punching each other. It finally came down to Devin simply pummeling Parnell to the mat and pinning him (15:53).

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“Dad Bod” Sean Orleans won a four-corner match with Cody Krash, Ken Lee, & Chris Crunk when he pinned Crunk after hitting a double Stone Cold Stunner on Crunk & Lee (6:03).

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-Donovan Danhausen d. Slade Sludge with a sitout powerbomb (6:24).

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“Absolute” Ricky Starks d. Kiyoshi Shizuka(w/ Greg Jovi) after the Angel’s Wings(sitout Pedigree) (8:43). Before the match, Starks declared that Vince McMahon did not own him and he tore up the contract in his hand, saying that he would be a member of St. Louis Anarchy for life. (Err…)

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Kevin Lee Davidson d. Mike Outlaw after a Regal Roll off the second rope followed by the spinebuster (10:01).

-Cause members Evan Gelistico & Danny Adams brought out Everett Connors, who seemed to have amicably split from the group…however, tempers flared and Connors chased them from the ring.

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-“The Savior Of Pro Wrestling” Jimmy Rave d. Everett Connors after the Ghanarhea(snap cradle Olympic Slam) (15:46).

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Angelus Layne & Austin Blackburn d. Evan Gelistico & Danny Adams when Blackburn pinned Gelistico with a Code Red (13:10). The building had a power outage during the match and the fans lit the ring with their cellphones so the match could continue!

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Aaron Solow won a triple threat match with Paco Gonzalez and Jason Roberts when he pinned Roberts after a cradle DDT (9:53); the power remained out for the duration of this match, but was finally restored before the next bout.

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-Roscoe East Lisa(“Zesty” Zakk Sawyers & “The Big Mustache On Campus” Mikey McFinnegan) d. Team I.O.U.(“The Down-South Dandy” Nick Iggy & “The Music City Mutt” Kerry Awful) to retain the Tag Team Titles; Sawyers pinned Awful after he and McFinnegan delivered a spiked Air Raid Crash (16:38).

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-“Gorgeous” Jordan Lacey d. “The Incredible Primal Prodigy” Matt Kenway (Look At Him) after the Jenna Jameson(swinging uranagi) (2:02). Gelistico & Adams attacked Lacey after the match, but the returning Adam Caster and Frankie Big Balls made the save! Caster addressed the fact that he had bought into Gelistico’s “bull$#!+”, but he had to retire from wrestling due to concussions and had cleared his head.

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He introduced Frankie Big Balls as well as several personalities from SLA’s predecessor, the Lethal Wrestling Alliance: Jordan Taylor(former LWA President), Tim Pickerill(who did a lot of behind-the-scenes work for the LWA), and Mad Dog Daffronian(LWA ring announcer).

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-“The Ace Of Anarchy” Davey Vega won a triple threat match with Gary Jay(w/ Dorian Victor & Mrs. Victor) and Mat Fitchett(C) to win the Heavyweight Title. Vega delivered his brainbuster onto the knee on Gary Jay, then hit the move on Fitchett as well and pinned the champion for the win (17:02)! Vega barely had time to celebrate his win as several competitors from the Kansas City side of the NWL attacked all three competitors; I saw Logan & Sterling Riegel), Jake & Ryan King, Kiyoshi Shizuka, and even Michael Strider!

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The locker room emptied to run them off, ending with K.L.D. Awesome-Bombing one of the Riegels over the top rope onto the other K.C. interlopers! Major Baisden and Lucy Mendez stood with the St. Louis crew in the ring as Baisden admonished the Kansas City crew for interfering with the show.

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The three competitors and Pierre Abernathy said their final words before the show officially wrapped up, closing the book on an era in St. Louis wrestling.

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Davey Vega Named the First Ever Gateway Heritage Champion- PWCS Returns Dec 10th

Posted by flairwhoooooo on November 21, 2016

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From the office’s of PWCS

As we teased last night, the league has decided that in 2017 it is time to introduce a bench mark of singles excellence. This singles champion will serve as a MVP of sorts. It’s holder will be recognized as the best singles wrestler in PWCS. He will be the most valuable wrestler in the league, and assuredly receive secure contracts and bonuses from his team.

The championship will honor not only the past St. Louis Anarchy champions, but all the great champions of the St. Louis area indies of the past. The areas rich history will be honored by the Gateway Heritage Champion.

After his efforts to defeat Gary Jay and Mat Fitchett we recognize Davey Vega as the first Gateway Heritage Champion. We are honored to carry on this rich history.

PWCS Mega Ticket 2016
The 2015 Mega-Ticket combined two companies together for a huge celebration of independent wrestling. 2016, PWCS keeps the celebration alive by combining its two biggest and wildest events into one night of action!

The 2016 Mega-Ticket event will see 6 “Wild Card Stage” matches. These six matches will determine which two teams will top the standings at the end of the night. Instead of waiting until January for those two teams to square off though, they will immediately determine the 2016 PWCS Champion that night in the Main Event!

Add in Arik Cannon, Darin Corbin, and Pierre Abernathy’s last singles match versus Gary Jay and you have a night that can only be called the 2016 PWCS Mega-Ticket!

***Main Event***
2016 PWCS Wrestling Championship Match
(First Place Team)
Vs
(Second Place Team)

***One Last Time***
Pierre Abernathy
Vs
Gary Jay

Arik Cannon (Blacklist)
Vs.
Mat Fitchett (Resurgence)

Also Signed:
Jake Dirden
Darin Corbin
Mike Outlaw
Angelus Layne
Danny Adams
Paco
Davey Vega
& More!

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St. Louis Anarchy May 2016 Night One Angelus Layne Returns, Fitchett Retains Title, TJ Perkins vs Davey Vega

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 3, 2016

By Patrick Brandmeyer
Photos By Brian Kelley

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Jojo Bravo vs. Sammy Guevara: Young Texas standout Guevara was making his SLA debut here. Jojo had been frustrated in his recent outings as officiating miscues had led to several losses. While the traditional face-vs.-heel structure often falls by the wayside in Anarchy(more on that in a bit), Sammy was decidedly the arrogant punk as opposed to the longtime favorite Jojo.

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After a fine opener, Jojo won with a modified backslide in 9:33 and proclaimed “I still got it!” Good for him.

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Angelus Layne made her first SLA appearance in quite some time. I’m a fan…she’s a cool person with a unique look compared to a lot of female wrestlers. Would like to see more women’s wrestling in the area in general, but I seem to mention that approximately once a commentary. At any rate, she said that her goal was to win the St. Louis Anarchy Title as she only had one prior title shot(when Gerald James was champion). That prompted an interrupted by The Cause(minus Adam Caster) and words were exchanged over who truly deserved a title shot(Angelus or Mr. Gelistico), setting up Angelus vs. Mr. (Everett) Connors for the following night’s show. Gelistico officially took up Heavyweight Champion Mat Fitchett on his open challenge for the evening.

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“The Outlaw” Ken Phoenix vs. Kevin Lee Davidson: Phoenix has made a handful of appearances on Ring Of Honor television and this was his St. Louis-area debut. He had a rough time of it as he was attempting to be the fan favorite against K.L.D., who was decidedly the heel of the match but gets a lot of fan support in this area.

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The match was good otherwise, but it had to suck for Phoenix as he did his best to play to the fans only to get a lot of boos from the K.L.D. supporters. Davidson won with his signature spinebuster in 6:25; that move tends to disrupt ceiling tiles in low-clearance buildings such as the Alton venue.

Heavyweight Champion Mat Fitchett came out to set the ground rules for his title reign. (Previous Gerald James had set it up that his defenses would be best-of-three-falls.) Fitchett’s rules were simple: No countouts, DQs, or time limits so a decisive winner would be established. Okay then…SLA has relaxed rule enforcement anyway, though they do have time limits(as established in the Gerald James-Davey Vega sixty-minute draw).

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Paco Gonzalez, Mike Outlaw, Nick Cutler, & Jason Roberts vs. The Cause(Tag Team Champion Mr. (Evan) Gelistico, Mr. (Danny) Adams, Mr. (Everett) Connors, & Mr. (Austin) Blackburn): I don’t think co-Tag Champ Adam Caster was specifically advertised for the SLA weekend, but Blackburn probably saw more in-ring duty than anticipated. This was advertised as Paco recruiting a team of “upstarts” to fight The Cause; Outlaw was the only other known quantity on that side. I think I had heard Cutler’s name in the past(central Illinois guy?) but hadn’t seen much of him; apparently he and Roberts are both trainees of Michael Elgin.

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The match was more competitive than I would have guessed and Blackburn tagged into the match out of a desire to prove himself…but that backfired as Paco pinned him after a Death Valley Driver in 10:40. Paco’s teammates left ringside as Paco confronted Gelistico, saying HE deserved a title shot(having given Gerald James a good fight recently)…that prompted a gang attack by The Cause until Jojo Bravo made the save.

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Jojo and Paco challenged The Cause to a tag match for the following night’s show.

Roscoe Eat Lisa(“Zesty” Zakk Sawyers & “The Big Mustache On Campus” Mikey Mcfinnegan) vs. The Viking War Party(“American Viking” Alexandre Rudolph & “Littlest Viking” Jake Parnell), Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament:

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This was part of a mini-tournament to determine the next challengers for The Cause with four fan-favorite duos competing for that right. While Sawyers has done week in recent months for both SLA and PWCS, he and McFinnegan were probably the underdogs in this matchup against the Vikings. The Vikings were their usual rambunctious selves, throwing chairs into the ring before the bell…Parnell headbutted the top turnbuckle until the pad fell off, then he threw the pad into the crowd and they played keep-away with it…heh.

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Parnell tried to hide the pad in his tights…um, no. When he pulled the pad out of his tights, his driver’s license fell out…har har. (Do Vikings drive?) The Vikings tried to bum a smoke from Zakk before things officially got underway, to no avail. I’ve only recently seen more of the Sawyers/McFinnegan tag team, though they’ve been working together for quite a while now. They had a lot of false finishes between them, ending with McFinnegan getting the surprise pin on Parnell after an assisted Air Raid Crash in 12:40.

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“The Leader Of The Pack” Stephen Wolf vs. “The Lone Star” Curt Stallion: Wolf was scheduled to face Trik Davis who was M.I.A. for the whole weekend as far as SLA was concerned. (This wasn’t directly addressed until the following night’s show.) All things considered, this show was pretty good about having face/heel matches as Stallion was in rulebreaker mode. This was a solid bout, though fans weren’t too familiar with either guy; Wolf won with a Blue Thunder Bomb in 12:40.

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Gerald James(w/ Dorian Victor) vs. Jonathan Gresham: This was a battle of fan favorites as James has effectively turned face in SLA. Gresham has been getting a lot of attention in the Midwest in the past few years and also made a few appearances on Ring Of Honor television, upsetting Cedric Alexander and wrestling Roderick Strong for the T.V. Title. This shaped up to be a good battle between two smaller strikers, with Gresham having a slight edge in the technical aspect of the game as he focused his attack on James’ arm.

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After the standard fighting-spirit exchanges and near-falls, Gerald got the win after a kick to the knee followed by a sliding forearm smash in 12:18. That seemed oddly short, all things considered. Cue mutual respect and all that.

Ricky Starks vs. Alex Castle: Starks made a lone appearance on NXT several months ago(as an unnamed-on-TV enhancement talent), so he’s gotten the big head and believes he’s inevitably WWE-bound. However, he competes on the indies FOR THE FANS~!…he’s clearly disingenuous, but he’s entertaining enough that the fans like him anyway.

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That set him up as the fan favorite against the more traditional heel Castle. Starks blatantly copped a few familiar-looking moves and sequences, even saying “I’m sorry, I love you” before a superkick attempt(which missed). Starks won clean with a ropewalk DDT in 9:26, but the highlight was the post-match promo: Starks told Paul, err, TRIPLE H that his return to NXT would have to wait because he wanted to wrestle FOR THE FANS OF ST. LOUIS ANARCHY! He wants to continue to compete for the fans…wait for it…then, now, and forever. Forever…forever…forever…forever…forever…etc. Tremendous.

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The Hooligans(Devin & Mason Cutter) vs. Team I.O.U.(“The Down-South Dandy” Nick Iggy & “The Music City Mutt” Kerry Awful), Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament: These teams have gone around the proverbial horn with each other on the Midwest independent scene, but this was my first time seeing one of their battles in person. This was the all-out brawl that you would expect, complete with one of the Hooligans’ favorite sequences:
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They sit in chairs in a circle with the opponents and they just punch each other in the face as hard as possible. I know some people look down on the fighting-spirit sort of exchanges(“I’m going to let you hit me!”), so your mileage may vary on stuff like that. The exchange took place on the floor, leaving poor Brandon Tolle in a quandary about whether to count them out.

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I.O.U. have worked as rulebreakers in St. Louis Anarchy despite being fan favorites in other promotions(which was how they competed in High Risk Wrestling last year), but then the Hooligans are likely to get cheered either way. I always joke that I lose track of which Hooligan is which, so I have to rely on the Bella System to figure it out: Wait for one to yell out the other’s name. (This was before the Bellas became distinctly different-looking.) This eventually got back into the ring and they traded the standard high-impact offense, ending out of nowhere as Devin pinned Awful with a sunset flip off the second rope in 11:31. The Hooligans were set to face Roscoe Eat Lisa on the following night’s show for the next shot at The Cause.

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Mat Fitchett vs. Mr. (Evan) Gelistico for the Heavyweight Title: Gelistico seemed to play it straight for a while, despite being the obvious rulebreaker in the match, but SHENANIGANS~! were afoot in the big picture. Fitchett appeared to be on the verge of victory after a piledriver but Mr. Adams and Mr. Connors distracted the ref. Brandon Tolle ejected them from ringside, to the point that he physically chased them out the front door! In the meantime, Fitchett tilt-a-whirled into a DDT and went for a pin; that prompted Mr. Blackburn to make his entrance in a referee’s shirt to count two before stopping short. Gelistico decked the champion with the Rulebook and Blackburn nearly made the three-count, but Angelus Layne pulled him out of the ring and dealt with him in short order. Evan brought in a chair, but Fitchett turned the tables and hit a cradle piledriver on the chair…OW. Tolle returned to the ring just in time to make the three-count in 15:42…woo. Fitchett would go on to face the winner of the night’s main event…and he crossed paths with his longtime friend and tag partner Davey Vega in the aisleway.

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Davey Vega vs. T.J. Perkins: TJP’s career has taken some interesting paths in recent years…he competed for Anarchy a handful of times, but TNA commitments took precedence as he held their X-Division Title as Manik(formerly Suicide). Since departing from that company, he has competed for EVOLVE and recently qualified for WWE’s Cruiserweight Classic…cool for him. Vega currently holds the All-American Pro and Metro Pro Tag Titles with Fitchett and recently made his Ring Of Honor debut in a dark match. However, the SLA Title has eluded him…he hasn’t held singles gold in quite a while(he’s been Lethal Wrestling Alliance Champion and NWA Missouri Champion in Dynamo Pro). Vega’s recent track record against national stars has been pretty good as he holds wins over such names as Chris Hero, Roderick Strong, and El Generico(whatever happened to THAT guy?).

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It was a really good competitive battle between fan favorites and the audience wasn’t as invested in the match as I would have thought…hmm. In what came as a surprise to some in attendance, TJP got the tapout win with a modified heel hook in 16:14 and earned the title shot at Fitchett the following night…leaving Vega frustrated once again.

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Pay it forward with Angelus Layne at St. Louis Anarchy Tonight and on GoFundme.

Posted by flairwhoooooo on April 18, 2015

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Last night at St. Louis Anarchy we caught up with one of our favorite wrestlers, Angelus Layne as she teamed up with Brandon Espinosa against the Hooligans in a thrilling battle. At the end of nigh she stated that she was hoping to help a friend with a fundraiser for their dog Trista. At the bottom of this post you will find Trista’s story and why the money is needed.

She will be at St. Louis Anarchy and hopes that you will find it in your heart to come up and help, and if you are unable to attend, please check out the Gofundme page here.

St. Louis Anarchy is red hot and tonight they will have the finals of SLA tag team title tourney is set as The Hooligans battle Christian Rose and Jeremy Wyatt. Also already announced are

ACH vs Louis Lyndon
Davey Vega vs Jonathan Gresham

A off the charts night of action is planned. . Be there

4/18/2015 St. Louis Anarchy (Alton, Illinois) Alton Knights of Columbus 405 East 4th Street Doors Open at 6:30pm, Show starts at 7:00pm Front Row $15 in advance, $20 at the door (only 50 seats available) Second Row $12 in advance $15 at door General Admission $10 in advance $15 at the door

Help Little Trista Get Better!

 photo trista_zpszrmcp4mz.pngFor being only a year old Trista sure has been through a lot. Originally housed in a shelter in Louisiana, from there she was driven all the way to a shelter here in Vermont. You see down south shelters are overcrowded and pups are often euthanized if a home is not found for them fast enough. It’s because of this that volunteers have started to transfer pups up north so that they are spared and given a chance to find a loving home.

Trista was one of those pups. When we adopted her late last year all we knew really was that she’d come from Louisiana and that she’d been treated for heartworm. We were assured that she’d completed treatment and was in good health. Given how happy, playful and loving she is we had no reason to think otherwise!

We bring our pups in every spring for yearly check ups to make sure they’re healthy. Because of her previous run in with heartworm Trista was tested for it and to our shock it came back positive. Trista was given a second more thorough test for heartworm as pups who’ve been treated for it sometimes give false positives. Unfortunately that test too came back positive.

In addition to that unfortunate development a lump on her abdomen that we were assured by the shelter was nothing was in fact a hernia.

Trista has been a beacon of love, joy and entertainment for us in the short time she has been a part of our family. We love her and are committed to seeing that she gets healthy. We need help though.

All told, between the heartworm treatments, the surgery for her hernia, and the follow up visits for both, her Veterinarian bills are expected to total at least $1600, possibly more. This is simply too much for us to handle on our own. So with great reservation we’re asking for your help.

If you’re in a position to help we’d truly appreciate it. Any amount, large or small, helps. We love Trista. She enriches our lives so much that the least we can do is make sure that she is healthy and happy.

Please help if you can and share this please. Thank you so much.

Love,

Adam, Cathy, Scooby & Trista

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10 Questions with Pro Wrestling Championship Series Promoter Greg Jovi

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 9, 2015

MWR owner and Editor Brian Kelley : Greg, I would like to thank you for joining us today at Missouri Wrestling Revival. We have covered you causing havoc as a manager at St. Louis Anarchy and Dynamo Pro in the past. Recently, you opened up a new promotion based out of Granite City, Illinois PWCS that has a unique set up based on team competition with several of the top stars around the country. I know that you are very busy preparing for the huge event this weekend for PWCS, so once again thank you for taking the time to speak with us.

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Greg: Thank you for having me for this piece. Always appreciate the opportunity to get the word out and promote my brand.

1) You obviously are very passionate for pro wrestling, who was your inspiration to work towards being a part of pro wrestling in the Midwest?

Greg: I’ve wanted to be a manager and promoter since I was about 11 years old, the first time I saw Paul Heyman on ECW. Locally, I got hooked on GCW at about 13 and wanted so badly to be apart of that. Seeing guys like Dingo, Pete Madden, and the Ego Express (KC Karrington and Steven Kennedy) made me fall in love with wrestling all over again. Before that I had no idea Indy wrestling existed, let alone right in my backyard.

2) As I had mentioned, you are now a promoter in the St. Louis area, but prior to becoming a wrestling manager you respected the sport enough to seek training to be a pro wrestler. Who were your trainers or people instrumental in helping you , and what was that experience like?

Greg: I actually went in with the mindset that I was going to be a manager. I sent a promo reel to Dynamo and they liked it enough they invited me to the gym one week. I decided my first day I was going to get in there and try to do everything the wrestlers did, and I ended up doing very well and earning respect. Dingo taught me a lot, soon he stepped aside and Davey Vega took over. Sadie Blaze all the while taught me the managing side of things.

As far as how it was, it was the time of my life. I miss those times sometimes. I was in great shape, made great friends, and really showed myself something I never knew I had. I wonder now and again if I’d be a semi competent full time wrestler by now had I not been dropped on my head and injured my neck. I was really starting to click, but I think I was meant for where I am now.

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Evan Gelisticois intense after a hard fought victory at St. Louis Anarchy as manager Greg Jovi celebrates.

 

3) Your other positions included being a referee and ring announcer. What are your pet peeves that referees and ring announcers do at this level, and what memories do you have of being of those positions?

Greg: I don’t really have ring announcing pet peeves, I’ll just say good ones are hard to find. Number one ref pet peeve is the best ones always want to wrestle it seems. More power to them, that’s not a knock, but a lot of great refs simply strive for more and great refs as well are hard to find.

4) After some time you would shock the fans by becoming a force in Dynamo Pro Wrestling and St. Louis Anarchy as a manager. At Dynamo Pro Wrestling you aligned yourself with the KC Karrington’s First Church of Karrington with Steven Kennedy, Dice and Adam Raw. Today, in the land of Anarchy you lead the N.WO style of faction BOSS that includes the St. Louis Anarchy Champion Gerald James, Dan Walsh, Jordan Lacey and more joining every second it seems as chaos reigns at SLA. Who was your first wrestler that you managed, and what mistakes as a manager did you make that you have fixed since then?

Greg: I think my first “client” if you will was actually Mat Fitchett, and I was a good guy believe it or not. Eventually, I turned on him at Yuletide Terror one year and we were off to the races. As far as mistakes, I remember never knowing where to stand. I was like, “if I stand here I’m blocking their view, but if I’m here nobody sees me at all”. I was super nervous about little dumb stuff like that all the time.

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Greg leads the First Church of Karrington at Dynamo Pro Wrestling.

 

5) If you had the chance to manage to anyone wrestler in the world today who would it be?

Greg: First name that comes to mind is Kyle O’Reily. Great wrestler and great guy. I would also love to manage a female talent, that’s not a dynamic that’s really been done often. Would love to see what I could do managing somebody like Heidi Lovelace.

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The St. Louis Anarchy champion Gary Jay has been unstoppable. Next month, in Alton, Illinois he will face JoJo Bravo on April 17th and if he is able to retain his title he will tested by Davey Richards the next night. This Saturday Gary and Greg represents the Ego Busters against the Resurgence Steven Kennedy in the double Main Event.

 

6) Gerald James has been the SLA Champion while defeating the likes of Takaaki Watanabe, Davey Vega, Angelus Layne and Mat Fitchett and is still one of the most underrated wrestlers in the country. His reign has been highly entertaining, what has been your highlight while leading him during this time.

Greg: There have been so many fantastic matches and moments in his lengthy reign, it’s hard to choose. I think busting up the Angelus Layne wedding has probably been my favorite. Being involved in a wedding gone wrong has got to be on every wrestlers bucket list right?

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Saint Louis Anarchy presents: Gateway to Anarchy
Stage One: Friday night April 17th
Stage Two: Saturday night April 18th

Live from Spaulding Hall Club in Alton IL (405 East 4th Street)

Doors Open: 6:30pm Show Starts at 7:00pm

Tickets: Front Row Reserve $15 (per night)
Second Row Reserve $12 (per night)
Gen Admission $10 (per night)
ALL tickets $15 day of show

$1 BEER and FULL BAR

7) Last year, you came up with concept of Pro Wrestling Championship Series. Before we take a look at the upcoming 2015 season, please explain the concept to the fans for us on the team system.

Greg: Certainly. The concept is pretty heavily rooted in how college and high school wrestling works. We have four teams. Each event, the wrestlers from a team compete against the wrestlers from another. Their individual wins and losses go towards their team’s overall record. At the end of the season, the two teams with the best record face off in a four on four elimination match to crown that season’s champion. It’s pro wrestling as a team sport.

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Greg Jovi distracts Davey Vega.

 

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8) I know from experience that becoming a wrestling promoter is an uphill battle as in today’s environment. There are so Many entertainment choices for the fans to choose. From your experience what has been the recipe for success for you and partner Jason Coellner at PWCS?

Greg: Providing a quality product that is different from the rest has worked great for us. We advertised that we would be new and innovative, and I don’t think anyone has left a PWCS event saying, “Well that’s the same show I saw at ____”. We truly do offer a fun, alternative brand with substance in the ring.

9) This coming weekend PWCS returns to action. I understand that you have DVDs of the first season. Are they all done and ready for the fans to purchase and if so how much?

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The DVDs are $10 ($15 for the Championship show , as it will be a 2 disc set)

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Greg: Stages 1-3 are all currently available online at pwcswrestling.storenvy.com and at live events. It will be down to the wire, but we should have all those as well as the Championship Spectacular featuring Colt Cabana and Jimmy Jacobs at this Saturday nights event. Jason does a fantastic job on these along with our play by play man Drew Xzono Jr.

10) What should fans expect different this season at PWCS?

Greg: For starters, you’re going to get the return of one of the best wrestlers in the area this Saturday night, and if rumors are true he’s going to put the entire league on notice and on edge.

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You’re also going to see a fourth regular season event this year. It internally being called the Wildcard Stage and will provide some fun matches as all four teams will mix it up and have one last shot to secure a spot in the 2015 Championship Spectacular.

And you never know what else might happen or who might show up. Thanks Brian for having me, and thank you to anyone who has supported the league so far.

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Brian:  Once again Greg, thank you for your time and we look forward to another year of exciting PWCS action. Fans, be sure to add PWCS on Facebook and Twitter at PWCSWrestling to keep up with them as well as here at Missouri Wrestling Revival.com, your #1 source of wrestling news in the Midwest.

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The dust has settled and the 2014 Pro Wrestling Championship Series has come to a close with The Blacklist (Makaze, Jo Jo Bravo, OutTkAst, and Nate Redwing) coming out victorious! However, their time to celebrate will be short lived, as the 2015 PWCS Season begins March 14th, 2015 in Granite City, IL!

Who will start off the 2015 Season right, and who will have a hole to climb out of? Find out, March 14th!

Tickets are available NOW at http://www.StageOne2015.brownpapertickets.com and can be reserved by sending us a message here on facebook. Get your tickets ASAP for this 2015 kickoff event!

Tickets Prices:
Front Row: $12 ($15 at the door)
Adult General Admission: $10 ($12 at the door)
Children 12 & Under General Admission: $8 ($10 at the door)

The Stage One 2015 Card Will Feature A Double Main Event

***Main Event: Resurgence Vs. Ego Busters***
Steven Kennedy (Resurgence) Vs Gary Jay w/ Greg Jovi (Ego Busters)

***Main Event: Blacklist Vs. Team Anarchy***
Jo Jo Bravo (Blacklist) Vs. The New Team Anarchy Owner (Team Anarchy)

Mat Fitchett & Davey Vega (Resurgence)
Vs.
Brandon Espinosa & Dan Walsh (Ego Busters)

Makaze (Blacklist) Vs. Alex Castle (Team Anarchy)

“The Submission Squad” Pierre Abernathy & Evan Gelistico (Team Anarchy)
Vs.
“The The Viking War Party” Alexander Rudolph and Jake Parnell (Blacklist)

“DirdEy” Jake Dirden (The Resurgence) Vs. “Blue Chip” Danny Adams (Ego Busters)

Superior” Adam Rich Vs. JD Riggs The loser has to follow the winner’s diet for 90 days.

Free Agent Showcase: Justin D’Air Vs. Ozzie Gallagher

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Darin Corbin Invites You to the Wedding of Brandon Espinosa & Angelus Layne Oct 3rd Alton, IL

Posted by flairwhoooooo on September 14, 2014

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On October 3rd in Alton, IL for St Louis Anarchy there will be a wedding. Darin Corbin will be the Master of Ceremonies. Brandon Espinosa and Angelus Layne will exchange vows in the middle of the ring and celebrate the beginning of their future together.

Join Us at Mayhem and Matrimony on October 3rd, 2014.
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St. Louis Anarchy Mayhem and Matrimony

Saint Louis Anarchy cordially invites you out for a night of Mayhem and Matrimony. You will see out of control in your face action as you see at every Saint Louis Anarchy event. What makes this event special is you will see two people united in true love as Miss Angelus Layne and Mr. Brandon Espinosa join together in marriage bliss.

We strongly encourage our fans to where their best attire on this night as Miss Layne has asked that this be a formal event. This will be the biggest night in Laynes life not just because she will be married but she will also be in the main event as she will wrestle for the Saint Louis Anarchy championship.

Saint Louis Anarchy invites you to Mayhem and Matrimony
Friday night October 3rd 2014
Live from Knights of Columbus in Alton IL (405 E 4th Street)
Doors open at 6:30pm Show starts at 7:00pm
$1 Draft Beer, Full Bar and Food

Tickets: Front Row: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Second Row: $12 in advance, $15 at the door
Gen. Admission: $10 advance, $15 at the door

Order online!

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/809566

Matches Signed:

Saint Louis Anarchy Championship 2 out of 3 Falls: Gary Jay © vs. Angelus Layne

“Ace of Anarchy” Davey Vega vs. “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin

“Wrestlings Littlest Sumo” Jo Jo Bravo vs. Kyle O’ Reilly

ACH vs. Making his SLA debut Cedric Alexander

“Anarchist” Arik Cannon vs. Making his SLA debut Trevor Lee

Christian Rose vs. Zakk Sawyer

The Hooligans (Devin/Mason Cutter) vs. Viking War Party (Alexander Rudolph/Jake Parnall)

Darin Corbin vs. Making his SLA debut “The Big Mustache on Campus” Mikey McFinnegan

Dan Walsh vs. Bolt Brady

Also Signed for this event:

Brandon Espinosa
Making SLA debut Dangerous Deviro
Alex Castle
Dorian Victor
AND MORE

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Corbin Invites You to the Wedding of Brandon Espinosa & Angelus Layne

Posted by flairwhoooooo on September 1, 2014

 

On October 3rd in Alton, IL for St Louis Anarchy there will be a wedding. Darin Corbin will be the Master of Ceremonies. Brandon Espinosa and Angelus Layne will exchange vows in the middle of the ring and celebrate the beginning of their future together.

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Purchase Any MWR Hat; Receive a FREE Ladies of MWR Print by Michael Liao

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 18, 2014

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Missouri Wrestling Revival has been a proud supporter of pro wrestling for the past six years. During that time we have also been very supportive of female wrestling in the area. We have done our best to help spread the word on the talented ladies in the area such as Stacey O’Brien, Lucy Mendez, Santana Garrett, Angelus Layne, Miss Natural, MsChif, the Great Cheyenne, and many others through the MWR site. We have continued to do our best to work with the premier wrestling media outlets in the sport such as Pro Wrestling Illustrated, PWTorch, Ring Sirens, and others to support the women in their dream to become household names.

In the 2013 MWR Yearbook, we teamed-up with wrestling artist Michael Liao to have a full page spread of his artwork of the ladies that worked in the MWR coverage area during that year. Also on the design. is none other than MWR’s own fan relations Dubray Tallman.

We are now offering for the first time, a color photo print of this commemorative artwork for the fans for free to add to their collection when they purchase a MWR Hat for only $15.00. So the next time you see us at a show be sure to ask to purchase a hat and receive a Free MWR Ladies of MWR print for free.

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