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Posts Tagged ‘Derek Cornell’

A 6 Pack of questions with Guns and Beer

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 4, 2015

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“Joedozer” Joey Anderson, Duke Cornell, Bo Gott

It can be hard at times to keep up with the fast living and hell raising tag team Guns and Beer, but we here at MWR was able to catch up with the with one of the hottest rising stars in the Midwest for a quick 6 pack of questions. We hope this  prepares the Dynamo Pro Wrestling fans for what to expect when country comes to the city for some exciting wrestling action this Saturday Night.

1): Guys, it’s great to have you here. Let’s get started. How long have you guys been a team?

Well Brian, we’ve been tagging together since late 2012. We were asked by our cousins, Brian Gott and Derek Cornell, if we would like to take there bookings since they were going on a little hiatus. Then about 2014 we added “Joedozer” Joey Anderson to the group. Together we’ve been running wild in the Midwest independent scene.

2) Who have been some of the guys that you have wrestled?

Let’s see here, we’ve fought the Hooligans, The Viking War Party, and the Country just to name a few. We’ve also tangled up with the Black Hand Warriors.

3) Out of those teams, who has been the toughest?

All of them put up a good fight. We can’t pick just one.

4) In your spare time, what do you guys like to do outside of wrestling?

We like to drink, hunt, fish, go to the shooting ranger (our backyard) and go to any of the local bars to find find the toughest guys in there. We like to fight most importantly. Keeps us on our toes.

5) What is your favorite type of beer?

Anything domestic, light, and cold

6) What can fans expect to see this Saturday night in Fenton, Mo as they challenge one of your arch rivals Black Hand Warriors.

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MAGNUM Pro Wrestling photo recap from Jan 29,2011 from Gary Giaffoglione

Posted by flairwhoooooo on February 15, 2011

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Supafli def. Matt Cage w/ Chemical Imbalance

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The Big Hurt” Abu Colossus def. Markus Crane w/ The Black Dynamite Lariat

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Shane Hollister def. “Dangerous J” Jaysin Strife w/ E.D. 209/ Foot Stomp combination

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S.M. King & “The Joedozer” Joey Anderson def. Darin Corbin & Donnie Peppercricket w/ Half Nelson Blue Thunder from King to Corbin

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David Clark def. Brian Gott w/ Sterness Dust
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Derek Cornell earns the win but Arik Cannon leaves his mark.

Derek Cornell def. “The Anarchist” Arik Cannon w/ Flash Pin

On Friday, February 25th, MAGNUM Pro will return to the Eagles Club in Council Bluffs, IA with the MAGNUM debut of “Magnum” Joey Ryan. Details and card announcement will be coming soon!

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Results from PWP‘s Year of the Phoenix VI – NEW PWP CHAMPION!!

Posted by flairwhoooooo on February 9, 2011

Fans, you had to be there to witness an incredible night of action on January 15, 2011 as we kicked off the new year with Year Of The Phoenix 6! Shocking events took place and we will do our best to put it into words for anyone who missed it! The night featured an 8 man tournament in which the PWP Heavyweight Championship was being defended throughout!

At the beginning of the night, all 8 tournament competitors made their way to the ring for a group photo and to announce the tournament brackets. After that, we got underway with the action.

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*** Tournament Quarterfinal: Matty Star defeated Abu Colossus. You could see the look of pain on Star’s face when it was announced his first round opponent was “The Big Hurt”. This was a phenomenal opening contest with Star doing everything he could to bring the big man down! Star nailed a lionsault off the ropes and caught Colossus off guard just long enough to score the 3 count! Abu shook Matty’s hand after the match.

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*** Tournament Quarterfinal: Preston Maxwell defeated Derek Cornell. Cornell, one half of the Beautiful Bodies with Brian Gott, had to go at it solo this evening in hopes of winning the tournament. Maxwell wanted nothing to do with Cornell’s antics, and quickly brought him down with the Gator Roll Choke.

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*** Tournament Quarterfinal: “The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt defeated Zach Thompson. Zach Thompson was on the microphone insulting the fans in that signature irritating voice when Wyatt’s music hit, much to the fans relief. “The Rebel” has been showing a new focus lately, forgetting his former teammates and setting his sights on competing. Thompson showed the fans of PWP a lot in this one, however Wyatt hit a devastating combo, a Superplex then floating over into a Fisherman’s Buster that got him the pinfall win and advancement in the tournament.

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*** Tournament Quarterfinal & PWP Heavyweight Championship Match: “Babyface” Tony Cortez defeated Joey Daniels. Joey Daniels seemed confident coming out, however Cortez took it right to him, holding nothing back. Daniels surprised a lot of people here with a few very close falls and almost became PWP Champion, however in the end the “Icon” of PWP nailed a back-drop driver to retain his coveted title.

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*** PWP Tag Team Championship: Zac James & Ryan Slade defeated Jimmy Rockwell & Mad Dog McDowell. Zac & Slade came out and explained their manager Axel Greece couldn’t be there however they would still defend their championship against anyone in the back. Jimmy Rockwell came out but Slade commented how he didn’t have a partner therefore couldn’t compete. Rockwell then brought out a surprise partner, the massive Mad Dog McDowell, and Zac & Slade did not look happy to see him! Mad Dog manhandled the tag champs for a bit until they got the upper hand on Rockwell. Zac, using every opportunity available, grabbed the Canadian flag and attempted to use it. When the referee took it away and set it aside, Zac used the distraction to nail Mad Dog with a low blow then he and Slade hit their Sliced Bread Splash combination finisher to retain their title belts.

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*** Tournament Semifinal Match: Matty Star defeated Preston Maxwell. Both of these men could taste the finals so bad that they refused to back down. Maxwell tried to lock his choke hold on to no avail. Star hit his incredible top rope Falcon Arrow maneuver to get the three count and advance to the tournament finals! What happened next was absolutely shocking. Maxwell attacked Matty, then grabbed a pair of steel chairs. He shoved Star’s head inside one chair and slammed the other chair onto it! Maxwell then locked his Gator Roll Choke onto Matty and refused to let go. After 2 referees and a few competitors finally broke the hold, Maxwell went to the back. Star was helped to the back but the situation looked bleak.

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*** Tournament Semifinal Match & PWP Heavyweight Championship Match: “Babyface” Tony Cortez defeated “The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt. It’s the first event of 2011 and already we have a match of the year contender! You had to be there to see these guys take it to another level. They have battled before but this time they put it all on the line. Wyatt, a former champion put everything he had into it, but in the end Cortez rolled through on a high cross-body to win the match and advance to the finals!

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*** David Clark defeated Branden Juarez. Clark came out for a match however during his entrance was jumped by the man formerly known as Donnie Peppercricket! Now we know he is named Branden Juarez and he claimed he served his suspension and still wasn’t booked, and was therefore “booking himself“! He grabbed a referee and demanded he ring the bell, and proceeded to beat on David Clark. Clark came back strong including a HUGE T-Bone Suplex however Juarez hit the Kryptonite Crunch and pinned David… until he pulled him up. Juarez delivered more punishment and set up another finishing maneuver when Chris Havius’ music hit the sound system! This distracted Juarez long enough for David Clark to roll Branden up and get the victory!!

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A furious Juarez had little time to react as Havius returned to PWP and immediately attacked him! He had the upper hand however Juarez bailed out of the ring before too much damage could be done. Havius then gave an emotional speech and challenged his former partner Juarez for February 12th!

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*** PWP Heavyweight Championship Match: Preston Maxwell defeated “Babyface” Tony Cortez to win the Pro Wrestling Phoenix Heavyweight Championship! Matty Star’s music was played, but no one was sure what was going to happen. Preston Maxwell came out and very arrogantly explained that due to his attack, Star couldn’t compete. He then asked Tony if he was a fighting champion and when Tony said yes, he challenged him to put the title on the line against him right there and then. Cortez of course instantly agreed, never one to turn down a challenge. However, the evening had taken its toll on him. His second title reign that began on December 19, 2009 ended on January 15, 2011 when Maxwell locked in the Gator Roll Choke and Cortez passed out. Maxwell then made PWP Staff put the belt around his waist and repeatedly announce him as the new champion.

No one could have predicted the events of the evening. This is why you always have to be at PWP to see what could happen!
The next event is February 12th at the Council Bluffs National Guard Armory!

Tickets as always are $10 and the doors open at 6:30, bell time 7:00!

We know a little bit so far:

*Preston Maxwell will defend his PWP Heavyweight Championship. Who he will defend against is unclear at this point. There have already been people demanding a title shot against him, and we will know more soon.

*Chris Havius will take on Branden Juarez one on one! These former Tag Team Champions, now bitter rivals will beat the crap out of each other, that is for sure! Be there to see Havius attempt revenge!

More details will be announced soon, thanks to all our great fans! 2011 will truly be the year of Pro Wrestling Phoenix!

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Gary Giaffoglione’s Pro Wrestling Phoenix November 2010 photo recap

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 16, 2010

Joey Daniels starts off fast. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

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1.) Jimmy Rockwell defeated Joey Daniels via Rock-On Bomb in our opening contest. Both men needed a win here to move up the ranks and in the end Rockwell put Daniels down for the count.

Sean Nautilus has Angelus Layne where he want her or so he thinks. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Layne looks strong on the offense. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

No longer Donnie Peppercricket he is BRANDEN. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Sean Nautilus came to the aid of Layne but Branden put a stop to that quickly.(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

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2.) Sean Nautilus and Angelus Layne wrestled to a No Contest when Donnie Peppercricket ran into the ring and attacked both competitors. Peppercricket was suspended from competing this evening, and he came in from the side entrance. He then said that he doesn’t care about being suspended or fined, that he is tired of being everyone’s dancing clown and he’s tired of the ridiculous name Donnie Peppercricket. He revealed that his name is actually Branden and he intends on making Chris Havius’ life a living hell.

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3.) #1 Brett Young defeated David Clark via One Shot. David Clark was looking for the upset win here, and utilizing his array of suplex’s almost got it for him. However, Young’s experience and knowledge helped him pick up the victory over the rookie.

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PWP Tag Team Championship: Zac James & Ryan Slade w/ Axel Greece (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

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Slade shows no mercy early on. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

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4.) PWP Tag Team Championship: Zac James & Ryan Slade w/ Axel Greece defeated Beautiful Bodies of Brian Gott & Derek Cornell via Sliced Bread/Splash Combo in a very fun tag team match! The Bodies seemed only to be interested in wrestling Ryan Slade for some reason. In the end the champions proved why they are on top in PWP.

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5.) “Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt defeated “Rock N Roll” Mike Sydal via Lightning Spiral in an intense bout. Wyatt returned to PWP after a short hiatus and showed he was no nonsense by taking Sydal down systematically. Sydal came close a few times but couldn’t defeat the Rebel.

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6.) Matty Star defeated Zach Thompson via Top Rope Falcon Arrow that was absolutely mind blowing! These two had a great wrestling match that showed PWP fans that Thompson can hang in the ring with one of their favorite competitors.

PWP Heavyweight Championship: “Babyface” Tony Cortez

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7.) PWP Heavyweight Championship: “Babyface” Tony Cortez defeated Supafli via Ki-Krusher to retain his Heavyweight Championship. Cortez was given the opportunity to face anyone for the title and he chose Supafli because he said that he was very impressed by his recent victory over Jaysin Strife and wanted to see what he had in the ring face to face. These two crowd favorites put on a spectacle that will not soon be forgotten!

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8.) Last Man Standing: Abu Colossus defeated Preston Maxwell when Preston had the Gator Roll Choke locked on Abu and Abu found the strength to spear Maxwell through a table that had been set up in the corner, and Maxwell could not answer the referee’s 10 count. This match saw a lot of insane violence including scary repeated chair shots and brawling all over the arena. Maxwell even took the bottom rope off and choked Colossus with it! Maxwell had the Gator Roll Choke locked in a few times but Abu found a way out each time and showed why his nickname is the Big Hurt.

It was an amazing show, thanks to everyone who came out and showed their support! Next show is January 15th at the National Guard Armory in Council Bluffs, and it is Year of the Phoenix 6!!!

Details coming soon!

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2415 E Kanesville Blvd
Council Bluffs IA 51503

Doors at 6:30
Belltime at 7:00

Tickets are only $10! Bring your friends!

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Pro Wrestling Phoenix results from September 18th with info on October 16th Cortez vs. Starr

Posted by flairwhoooooo on October 2, 2010

PWP Results September 18, 2010

At the beginning of the show, Jayden Draigo came out and once more berated the fans and called “Babyface” Tony Cortez out to hear him out.

Jayden Draigo has his eyes sets on the PWP title. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Once Draigo put his hands on the PWP Heavyweight Championship, Cortez slapped him and left the ring. As he was exiting, Draigo grabbed his Kendo Stick and swung at Cortez, only to have him catch the stick and take it with him to the back!

1. #1 Shot Challenge: Matty Starr defeated #1 Brett Young

#1 Brett Young came out and issued a #1 Shot Challenge to anyone in the building. Out came Matty Starr much to the fans delight! This was a great back and forth contest with Starr rolling Young up out of nowhere for the three count!

Brett Young sends the One shot challenge and Matty Starr answered it. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Matty Starr was impressive in a win against #1 Brett Young. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

After the match, Starr asked for the microphone and thanked the fans for all their support. He said its time he challenges for the PWP Heavyweight Championship and he doesn’t care who wins later in the night, he wants them in the ring in October!

2. Triple Threat: Joey Daniels defeated Derek Cornell & Buck Albright

This was a very intense Triple Threat match as a returning Albright was looking to start fresh in PWP while both Daniels & Cornell need the win to move up the ranks in PWP.

Buck Albright introduces Joey Daniels to Derek Cornell head first. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Buck Albright had to have eyes in the back of his head in this match. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Highlights include a huge powerbomb neckbreaker off the top rope including all three men. Daniels sneaked into the ring and rolled up Albright to get the much needed win!

Joey Daniels steals a win. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

3. Rematch: Supafli defeated Jaysin Strife
This was a rematch from August 21 where Supafli showed the PWP fans that he could hang with a former PWP Heavyweight Champion. This match has to be seen to be believed! Amazing back and forth action between these two, as Strife showed his frustration, underestimating the masked man from Mexico City, IA.

A back and forth battle between two of PWP’S young stars. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Strife shows that he can move with the best of them. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

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Superfli gets caught in a bad way. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

All sorts of innovative maneuvers came out of nowhere from both men but when Strife attempted a powerbomb, Supafli quickly rolled through, and had enough leverage to hold Strife down for the three count and the upset win! Strife seemed shocked at the end result, but he raised Supafli’s hand out of respect as the audience cheered.

Supafli with a huge win against Jaysin Strife. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

As we came back from intermission it was announced that PWP Officials had decided to grant Matty Starr a PWP Championship match on October 16, 2010!

4. Preston Maxwell defeated “Rock N Roll” Mike Sydal

Abu Colossus’ music hit the arena speakers, however he did not come out. Preston Maxwell strolled out to his music, mocking his every move and mannerisms. Maxwell proceeded to insult the absent Colossus on the microphone, until his challenger, a returning Sydal came out. Sydal with a new style and energy attempted to use many traditional wrestling holds to subdue Maxwell during the match.

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A turning point occurred when Maxwell sidestepped the turnbuckle and Sydal flew into the ring post.

Preston Maxwell captilizes on the injured shoulder of Sydal. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

The referee helped Sydal fix his injured shoulder but the damage had been done and when Maxwell locked on the Gator Roll Choke, Sydal couldn’t take the pain and tapped out immediately. You can be sure when Colossus hears about the disrespect showed by Maxwell, he will not be happy.

5. PWP Tag Team Championship: Zac James & Ryan Slade w/ Axel Greece retained the Championship over Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket.

Before the match former PWP Ring Announcer Axel Greece got on the mic and berated his replacement, PWP Official BJ Bunten. He then offered Havius & Peppercricket a choice, they could go to the back and forget the match was ever supposed to happen, or they could do it the hard way. I think we all know which way the PWP favorites chose! This was a great tag team contest showing not only Havius & Peppercricket’s hatred for the Canadians but also the tightness of both teams. You could see the chemistry flowing and with Axel Greece in the corner it was a rough time for Havius & Peppercricket.

Chris Havius sizes up Ryan Slade. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Donnie Peppercricket over powers Zac James. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

The Champs may not play it cool but they are very good. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Unfortunately Greece was too much and as Slade baited Peppercricket into a brawl on the outside the PWP Referee Guy Walken followed them allowing Greece to hit Havius with his cane in the ring and James covered him as the referee returned to the ring and counted the three count. Havius & Peppercricket were livid and demanded that they get one more chance. They said this time, if they win, they get Axel Greece in the ring after the match for 5 minutes!

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Surprisingly, Greece accepted immediately, showing no fear and confidence that James & Slade could pull out a hat trick win.

6. PWP Heavyweight Championship: “Babyface” Tony Cortez retained the Championship over Jayden Draigo

Months and months of torture, disrespect and anger came to a head in the main event of the evening. It seemed like Draigo was right around the corner of Cortez’ every move and was able to get the upper hand more than once.

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Jayden Draigo pulled out all stops against his enemy Tony Cortez for the PWP Championship. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Cortez showed his tremendous heart and resilience after kicking out of not only 1 but 2 superkicks. You could see the look of shock on Draigo’s face! What happened next was probably the most controversial moment in PWP history. Cortez hit his finishing move, the Pacifier, on Draigo however Draigo’s feet knocked PWP Senior Referee Bryan Whitman out cold in the process. Cortez covered Draigo and the crowd counted along with him as he counted 1,2,3,4,5. Cortez got up to revive the referee and unfortunately this allowed Draigo to grab his Kendo Stick and nail Cortez over the head with it! Draigo dragged the referee over, and he counted the pinfall, 1,2,3! The referee called for the bell, however, PWP Official BJ Bunten refused to ring it! He couldn’t believe his eyes and refused to end the match because of the vicious Kendo Stick shot. He went to the back and brought out PWP Referee Guy Walken as Draigo got the microphone and grabbed the title and began berating the fans and celebrating.

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Clothesline. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

As Bunten returned with the other referee, the two refs and Bunten began arguing over what happened. As this was going on, Cortez got up and hit a spinebuster on Draigo! The second referee ran into the ring and counted the pin but it was only a two count! As Referee Whitman angrily left the arena, Cortez hit a crippling suplex into piledriver type move to finally get the three count and retain the PWP Championship. As Bunten announced the winner over the house microphone, the fans cheered Cortez and laughed at Draigo. Draigo left the arena but did exclaim that you would not see the last of him in PWP.

Check the PWP Message Board for a statement from PWP Officials regarding the decision in the main event!

It was an incredible night of action and it will be interesting to see what happens next month! Already announced:
PWP Heavyweight Championship Match: “Babyface” Tony Cortez Vs. Matty Starr.

These two men are arguably the most beloved members of the PWP roster. Now they are putting it all on the line for the fans and Starr has an opportunity of a lifetime to taste the glory of the silver strap!

PWP Tag Team Championship Match: Zac James & Ryan Slade w/ Axel Greece Vs. Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket.

If Havius & Peppercricket win, they get Axel Greece alone in the ring for 5 minutes! If James & Slade win, Havius & Peppercricket can never challenge for the PWP Tag Titles again as long as James & Slade are champions! This could get very interesting!
More will be announced soon! Thanks to all the fans for supporting us!

PWP Live Pro Wrestling
October 16, 2010
Council Bluffs National Guard Armory
2415 E Kanesville Blvd Council Bluffs IA 51503
General Admission Tickets: $10
Doors 6:30 Belltime 7:00
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PWP’s Battle Of The Phoenix ’10 Photo Music Recap

Posted by flairwhoooooo on September 12, 2010

MWR fans on August 21, 2010 we witness a thrilling night of wrestling at Pro Wrestling Phoenix with some of the top stars in the country. In the main event we witness Jaysin Strife jump over the top rope to allow Jayden Draigo to win the 2010 Battle of the Phoenix.

Thanks to our friends at Pro Wrestling Phoenix we have a full recap of the events including why Strife gave Draigo the win to go along with a music video of the amazing sights and punishing moves of each match.

PWP returns to action on September 18th in Council Bluffs and we highly recommend that you take the opportunity to check out a great night of wrestling.

As the evening started, “Babyface” Tony Cortez came out right away, and called out Jayden Draigo to finally fight him. Jayden came out to the ring and talked with Cortez about their history, and told Tony that the fans who loved him now were the same ones spitting on him and calling him Francis two years ago. He told him to make his own decisions and forget the fans then left the ring. As soon as Draigo left, “The Passion” Zac James’ music hit and he and Ryan Slade came out to the ring. Zac told Tony to put his title on the line right then and there, which most people assumed was Zac using his Anytime Anywhere title shot.

1.) PWP Heavyweight Championship: “Babyface” Tony Cortez defeated Zac James w/ Ryan Slade. This was an intense match with Zac showing a new intensity and focus on winning the championship. Unfortunately for him he fell short and Cortez retained his coveted title. After the match, Zac got on the mic and addressed the fans who were yelling at him that he wasted his title shot. He showed them the contract and pointed out that he never said he was using his title shot, and he never signed the contract, therefore, he still had his Anytime Anywhere contract for either PWP Championship.

2.) Sir Bradley Charles made his return to PWP and defeated Joey Daniels in a very back and forth contest. SBC pulled a lot of tricks out including a beautiful Northern Lights Suplex, but he finished it off with his TKO maneuver.

3.) A returning “Rockstar” Jimmy Rockwell defeated Jayden Draigo via roll up when Tony Cortez appeared at ringside just long enough to distract Draigo.

4.) Matty Star finally got his revenge against “The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt in this PWP classic. Both men used every ounce of strength & valor and kicked out of just about every move imaginable. The match ended when Star finally got the upper hand and nailed Wyatt with a Falcon Arrow from the top rope! This match is seriously one of the best contests in the 5 ½ year history of PWP.

5.) Abu Colossus defeated Preston Maxwell via disqualification when Maxwell had the Gator Roll Choke locked in on Colossus and refused to let go even when Colossus got his feet the the ropes. It took a few PWP officials to get Preston to break the hold who showed genuine frustration as he thought the match should have been his. He showed his lack of respect for Colossus who quickly gave chase.

6.) Jaysin Strife defeated Supafli in a fantastic match. Supafli proved to the PWP fans that he can hang in the ring with a former PWP Champion. This match also saw Supafli severely cut open his chin on a dive to the outside. In the end Strife pulled out the victory but both men showed each other respect afterwards. This match was also a classic that won’t soon be forgotten, and was easily the best performance we have seen in Supafli’s young career. He proved that the sky is the limit for this exciting masked star.

7.) PWP Tag Team Championship Match: Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket defeated The Beautiful Bodies of Brian Gott & Derek Cornell. The Bodies were close in this one but not close enough and the PWP fan favorites retained their titles. As soon as the Bodies were out of the way, Zac James’ music hit ONCE AGAIN and he came out, clearly signed the contract and received his PWP Tag Team Championship match along with Ryan Slade.

8.) PWP Tag Team Championship Match: Zac James & Ryan Slade defeated Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket to become the NEW PWP Tag Team Champions. During the match, Ryan Slade attempted to use the Canadian flag as a weapon, however the referee caught him and took the flag away setting it on the apron. In a shocking turn of events, ring announcer Axel Greece grabbed the flag and nailed Peppercricket with it as he was attempting a tag team finishing move with Havius! Zac James then hit the Sliced Bread #2 and we had new tag team champions. Afterwards Greece got on the mic, announced the winners of the match and proclaimed that he was sick of being made fun of, beaten up, not taken seriously, and that he would lead Zac & Slade to greatness. He also proclaimed that one of them would win the Phoenix Challenge!

9.) Jayden Draigo won the annual Phoenix Challenge! A lot of interesting things happened in the course of this match, including Havius & Peppercricket immediately going after Zac & Slade as soon as they got to the ring. Abu Colossus was the last entrant and as soon as he hit the ring he went immediately after Preston Maxwell who got eliminated while brawling with each other and probably didn’t even realize it. They kept fighting with each other outside the ring for a good five minutes, fighting their way back to the locker room. It came down to last years winner Jaysin Strife & Draigo, but Strife shocked the crowd by jumping out to the floor on his own! Draigo had the match won, but his look of glory soon turned to anger when Tony Cortez came out and the match was announced: Cortez would finally get his hands on Draigo September 18th when they fight one on one for the PWP Heavyweight Championship!

Strife then said to Cortez that a deal is a deal, and now that Cortez will finally get his hands on Draigo – he needs to remember that Strife did him a huge favor, and Cortez still owes him another shot at the PWP Title.

Phoenix Challenge Order of Entry:

1. Sir Bradley Charles
2. “The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt
3. “The Canadian Sex Icon” Ryan Slade
4. Jaysin Strife
5. “The Rockstar” Jimmy Rockwell
6. Donnie Peppercricket
7. Jayden Draigo
8. Derek Cornell
9. Joey Daniels
10. Matty Star
11. Angelus Layne
12. “The Passion” Zac James
13. Chris Havius
14. Brian Gott
15. Abu Colossus

Eliminations:

* Jeremy Wyatt by Sir Bradley Charles
* Joey Daniels by Jimmy Rockwell
* Sir Bradley Charles by Zac James & Ryan Slade
* Derek Cornell by Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket
* Matty Star by Jaysin Strife
* Ryan Slade by Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket
* Angelus Layne by Preston Maxwell
* Jimmy Rockwell by Preston Maxwell
* Donnie Peppercricket by Zac James
* Chris Havius simultaneously with Zac James
* Zac James simultaneously with Chris Havius
* Brian Gott by Abu Colossus
* Preston Maxwell simultaneously with Abu Colossus by Jayden Draigo
* Abu Colossus simultaneously with Preston Maxwell by Jayden Draigo
* Jaysin Strife eliminated himself

It was one of the most memorable PWP shows to date! Thanks to everyone who came out! The next show is September 18, 2010 at the National Guard Armory in Council Bluffs! Already announced:

PWP fans! Battle Of The Phoenix 2010 was an incredible night full of shock and surprises! Join us on SEPTEMBER 18, 2010 at the Council Bluffs National Guard Armory for a huge night of live pro wrestling!

PWP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP:
”BABYFACE” TONY CORTEZ VS. JAYDEN DRAIGO

Jayden Draigo has been a thorn in Tony Cortez’s side ever since he returned to PWP. Last month, Jaysin Strife jumped out of the ring and allowed Draigo to win the annual Phoenix Challenge. Tony Cortez came out and it became clear that a deal had been made. After months and months of Tony trying to get his hands on Draigo, it will finally happen! Will Tony Cortez continue to prove why he is the champion? Or will Draigo find a way to steal the title away from Tony?

PWP TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP:
ZAC JAMES & RYAN SLADE W/ AXEL GREECE VS. CHRIS HAVIUS & DONNIE PEPPERCRICKET

Last month saw Zac James finally cash in his Anytime Anywhere contract, and he cashed it in right after PWP Tag Team Champions Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket defeated the Beautiful Bodies. In a huge shock to everyone, former ring announcer Axel Greece attacked Donnie Peppercricket during their match allowing Zac & Slade to pick up the victory. He then announced to the world that he was sick of being joked on, not taken seriously and ignored, and he would lead these men to greatness. Havius & Peppercricket will no doubt be looking for huge retribution in this match, and they will be fresh. Who will take home the titles?

REMATCH:
JAYSIN STRIFE VS. SUPAFLI

One match that was talked about so much by all the fans from our August event was Jaysin Strife Vs. Supafli. Supafli has asked PWP officials for a rematch, and because there has been so much buzz about this match, they have agreed! You won’t want to miss this!

ONE SHOT CHALLENGE:
#1 Brett Young will be in attendance and word has it that he will be issuing his “One Shot Challenge!” Last time this happened, Abu Colossus answered the call and defeated Young. Will he taste defeat again, or will he come out victorious?

ALSO IN ACTION: Abu Colossus, Matty Starr, Preston Maxwell, Derek Cornell, Joey Daniels, Jay Johnson & more!

Saturday September 18, 2010

National Guard Armory
2415 E. Kanesville Blvd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

All tickets just $10!

Doors: 6:30
Bell Time: 7:00

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Pro Wrestling Phoenix June 12 Photo Recap by Gary Giaffoglione

Posted by flairwhoooooo on July 3, 2010

Derek Cornell and his tag partner Brian Gott have a strange pre fight ritual. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Cornell tries to figure out the up and comer David Clark(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

A big leg drop from Cornell (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Brian Gott with the assist to his partner. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

The Power of Dave Clark would be too much for Derek Cornell .(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

1) David Clark defeated Derek Cornell in a hard hitting contest.

Draigo taunts the crowd as he toys with Layne. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Layne hits Draigo where it hurts. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Jayden Draigo smiles as he takes the air from Angelus. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

After toying with Angelus Layne, Jayden Draigo is despicable when he takes a cheap shot after the match. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

2.) Jayden Draigo defeated Angelus Layne. This was a case of Draigo toying with Layne, beating her mercilessly and refused to pin her. Instead he constantly dolled out more punishment before finally pinning her. Afterwards he cowardly attacked her with his Kendo stick.

Jimmy Rockwell looked to be on a roll till….(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Preston Maxwell gets chopped in the corner.(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

A major win for Preston Maxwell via Gator choke. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

3.) In what most would consider an upset, Preston Maxwell defeated Jimmy Rockwell with the Gator Roll Choke. Maxwell used the move in May to defeat Supafli and now used it to submit Rockwell.

A battle of wills between a master of the sport and one of the rising stars.(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

The former PWP Champion was ruthless early on.(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

 

Up and over goes Wyatt.(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Wyatt makes Starr pay for his victory.(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

4.) Matty Starr earned his biggest win in PWP ever when he pinned “The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt. Afterwards, Wyatt showed his anger by hitting Starr with The Lightning Spiral and berating him. After intermission, Matty came back out and told Wyatt he wasn’t finished with him!

Zac James shows off his PWP Anytime Anywhere Contract that he can use for any PWP title shot anytime he choses. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

A big knee drop from Superfli had James reeling. Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Zac James has his hands raised after stealing a win. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

5.) “The Passion” Zac James defeated Supafli. He brought a chair into the ring and when the referee took it from him, he smashed the clipboard that contains his PWP Anytime Anywhere Contract over Supalfi’s head and got the pin. James still has the contract that he can use for any PWP title shot and any time he chooses.

Derek Cornell distracts the ref to give Gott the advantage. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Gott looked to slow down the red hot SBC. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

SBC heats up. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Down goes Gott for a big win by SBC. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

6.) Sir Bradley Charles scored another impressive win in PWP by defeating Brian Gott. SBC is on a roll in PWP!

One half of the PWP Tag team champs #1 Brett Young.(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Brett Young was having too much fun. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Joey Daniels and his partner Young looked good early on. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

No its not Superfly Jimmy Snuka that’s #1 Brett Young. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Chris Havius with a big move for his team. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Chris Havius with a clothesline on Daniles. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

A glorious day as Havius and Peppercricket embrace after defeating Young and Daniels to become 2-time PWP Tag team champions. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

The PWP Tag Team Champions Chris Havius and Donnie Peppercricket.(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

7.) Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket won their second PWP Tag Team Championship by defeating #1 Brett Young & Joey Daniels in a very exciting tag team match up, much to the fans delight!

One of the top wrestler in the country Jaysin Strife looks to become the PWP Champion once again. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

Strife takes it to Cortez. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

A big move from the challenger Strife puts the champ’s title in jeopardy. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

“Babyface” Tony Cortez shows true heart and looks to come back. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

A cheap shot from that low life Jayden Draigo on the PWP Champion. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

A big win from “Babyface” Tony Cortez on Jaysin Strife. (Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

8.) In a match that will go down as one of PWP’s best ever, “Babyface” Tony Cortez defeated Jaysin Strife to retain his PWP Heavyweight Championship. During the match, Strife was down on the outside and Jayden Draigo came out and superkicked Cortez in the face! Strife did not see this and covered Cortez, but Tony was able to kick out. After the match, Tony demanded that Draigo face him, and Draigo refused and talked more trash on Cortez before leaving.

Thanks to all the fans for coming out for a great night of action! PWP will kick off our summer tour on July 24th at Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene (just down the road from Horseshoe Casino) in Council Bluffs, IA! This will be an outdoor show and it is going to be a blast! Directions and details to come very soon!

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